Articles Tagged with russia

Six Russian Aircrafts Intercepted Near Alaska, Canada

Six Russian Aircrafts Intercepted Near Alaska, Canada And U.S. Say

Russian and American relations have been excessively strained over past few years, due to Russian military exercises and the Ukraine crisis. The biggest turning point was the Russian takeover, and occupation, of the Crimean peninsula. Though the continued tensions at face value have been exercised rhetorically, much more seems to be going on behind the… Read more »

Russian Cat Has No Fear Of Vacuum Cleaner — Cute, Crazy, Or Both?

Russian Cat

This Russian cat video proves that everything is crazier in Russia — even the adorable kitties. Case in point — when have you ever seen your cat get this friendly with a vacuum cleaner? The answer: never. See, civilized cats are naturally afraid of vacuum cleaners, as any cat owner knows all too well. Cats… Read more »

Vladimir Putin Plans To Disconnect Russia From The Internet ‘In An Emergency’

Vladimir Putin to disconnect Internet

New reports suggest that President Vladimir Putin is considering plans to unplug Russia from the global internet in order to protect themselves from the “unpredictable” West. A spokesman for President Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Peskov, said that a closed meeting would take place on Monday to discuss the radical plans. “Taking into account the complete unpredictability… Read more »

Pope Calls Global Conflicts ‘Piecemeal’ World War Three

The Pope spoke at World War I monument in Italy, delivering his homily in the rain.

Pope Francis weighed in on the spate of recent global conflicts, describing them as a third world war being fought incrementally. The Pope made the comments in a homily delivered during a visit to Italy, NBC News reports. After praying in a cemetery containing 15,000 soldiers who died during the first world war, Francis visited… Read more »

Vladimir Putin: Russia Could Take Kiev In Two Weeks

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Russian forces could take over Kiev in two weeks, President Vladimir Putin reportedly told the EU. In the last week, more than 1,000 Russian forces have crossed the border into Ukraine to back Russia-aligned rebels. As fears of wider military action grow, EU President Jose Manuel Barroso said Putin claimed his forces could take over… Read more »

Russia Invades Ukraine To Aid Pro-Russian Separatists

Russian Invasion Ukraine 2014

Multiple news outlets report that 1,000 Russian troops (in the form of “two columns of tanks and military vehicles”) have poured into southeastern Ukraine in what can be best be described as an invasion. According to the Boston Globe, this invasion comes only hours after Russia fired Grad missiles at a Ukrainian border post, forcing… Read more »

Space Station Covered With Plankton — Bizarre Discovery Baffles Scientists

Space station plankton

A strange discovery on the International Space Station has left scientists baffled. It turns out that the space station has traces of living sea plankton on the surface of the spacecraft that orbits more than 200 miles above the Earth’s surface, and well above the planet’s atmosphere. “The results of the experiment are absolutely unique,”… Read more »

Watch: Wild Dogs Chase Russians Up Jungle Gym [Viral Video]

Dogs Chase Russians

A video of a pack of wild dogs chasing some Russians up a jungle gym has gone viral. The video was uploaded just two days ago and has already received over 43,000 hits at the time of this posting. The video made its way to Reddit and has Redditors chattering. Some of the Reddit users… Read more »