Ukraine Crisis: Russia, Ukraine, and EU reach ceasefire agreement at Minsk II Summit On the heels of a deadly account Wednesday, Russia, Ukraine, and EU reached a ceasefire agreement built upon last Septembers talks in Minsk. The trilateral leadership promises to respect sovereignty by reestablishing boundaries, examine winter gas prices, and the Russian impact of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement.
Feb 12 2015, 2:19pm CST
Russian Police Women Wear too Short Skirts This is a fun story from Russia. Apparently Police women there wear too short skirts. There is one Twitter photo that goes viral right now showing young Russian Police women in sexy short skirts.
Jun 26 2014, 4:12am CDT
NASA Cuts Ties With Russia For Most Space Operations It seems that space isn’t immune from Earth-side politics. In a statement issued today, NASA confirmed that due to “Russia’s ongoing violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity,” the agency...
Apr 3 2014, 12:59am CDT
Pussy Riot NYC Mayor Meet The renegade twosome from Russia’s Pussy Riot is meeting with NYC Mayor de Blasio. And in their agenda figure certain issues they have with President Putin’s atrocious human rights record.
Feb 8 2014, 7:10am CST
Vladimir Putin Secures Sochi Olympics 2014 The Sochi Olympics in Russia have been made safe and secure by President Vladimir Putin. After building all the infrastructure and architecture from scratch, the people who gave the world the KGB, the Kalashnikov and Vodka are ready to host the Winter Olympics in 2014.
Feb 5 2014, 8:26am CST
Sochi Olympics 2014 Made Safe and Secure by Putin The Sochi Olympics in Russia have been made safe and secure by President Putin. After building all the infrastructure and architecture from scratch, the people who gave the world the KGB, the Kalashnikov and Vodka are ready to host the Winter Olympics in 2014.
Feb 5 2014, 4:08am CST
Twin Toilets in a Stall at Sochi Olympics 2014 A photograph of twin toilets in a washroom stall at the Sochi Olympics 2014 is doing the rounds of cyberspace. It has raised the issue of Russia’s corruption and thoughtlessness regarding the funds set aside for the Olympics.
Jan 23 2014, 5:12am CST
Sochi 2014: A Security Challenge The Russian city of Sochi will host the 2014 Winter Olympics from Feb. 7 to Feb. 23 and the Paralympics from March 7 to March 16. Russia is no stranger to hosting high-profile global events; it hosted the 1980 Summer...
Jan 9 2014, 9:16am CST
China And Russia Helping Fuel New Tech Boom If I asked you to name the biggest online shopping day of the year, what would you guess? Black Friday? Cyber Monday? Free Shipping Day in mid-December?
Even though Cyber Monday sales were spectacular this...
Dec 31 2013, 2:45pm CST
7 Reasons That Russia Is Not The Soviet Union National Review published a rather overheated piece the other day that contained an entertaining line: “Russia has become the Soviet Union with a better suit”. The idea that Russia is fundamentally the same as the...
Dec 31 2013, 8:46am CST
AK-47 Rifle Inventor Passes Away The inventor of the Kalashnikov or AK-47 Rifle, Mikhail Kalashnikov, is no longer among us. The designer of the world’s most popular assault weapon has passed away at the ripe age of 94. He received Russia’s highest award and had mixed feelings about his brainchild.
Dec 24 2013, 5:44am CST
Pussy Riot Members Set to be Freed Under Russian Amnesty Bill Russia will soon free members of activist and protest groups under new amnesty bill. Two jailed members of Pussy Riot anti-Putin protest group and 30 crew members of Greenpeace's ship Arctic Sunrise are likely to be freed under new amnesty laws.
Dec 19 2013, 9:01am CST
Snowden Finds Website Maintenance Job in Russia The whistle-blower and former NSA worker Edward Snowden gets website maintenance job in one of Russia’s largest websites. Snowden will start his work from tomorrow i.e. November 1st.
Oct 31 2013, 10:21am CDT
Russian Rocket Explodes and Crashes Just After Launch in Kazakhstan - Video A Russian Proton-M rocket carrying three Glonass navigation satellites explodes and crashes instantly into a fireball just after its launch this Tuesday morning in Kazakhstan. No casualties were reported. But a poisonous smoke spreads over the crashed site due to the burning of toxic rocket fuel.
Jul 2 2013, 7:55am CDT
Edward Snowden’s WikiLeaks Statement is Real or Not? The runaway whistle blower, Edward Snowden has in a WikiLeaks statement expressed his sincerity and honesty. Snowden states that the United States has deceived the public which relies on it for justice and fair play. He also blamed Obama administration for blocking his efforts to seek asylum. But the authenticity of this statement is questioned on Twitter.
Jul 2 2013, 5:18am CDT
Apple Applies for Russian iWatch Trademark A Russian newspaper has leaked out the news that Apple has applied for an iWatch trademark in the Land of Perestroika and Glasnost. Newspaper reported that the electronic and computer giant had invested in a patent of the all-new iWatch on Russian soil.
Jun 6 2013, 9:16am CDT
Amazon Comes to Russia as Opening New Shop Amazon is all set to invade the Russian market. The largest phenomenon on the Internet is ready to give glasnost a try. And the Russians may just fall in love with it.
Apr 19 2013, 10:37am CDT
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