Articles Tagged with russia

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

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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

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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]

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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 »

Heroic Puppy Saves Girl Lost In Siberia For 11 Days

A little girl lost in Siberia was rescued by her loyal puppy.

Karina Chikitova, a girl of approximately 3-years-old, was lost in the Siberian Taiga. For the first 3 days she was missing, her mother didn’t realize there was any problem. The woman was under the impression that the girl and her puppy made it to her father’s village in the Sakha Republic. In that region, there… Read more »

Russia: U.S. Imports Ban Worries American Farmers

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Russia has instituted a U.S. food imports ban and fruits and vegetables from the European Union. Vladimir Putin’s country is the largest importer of American raised chicken in the world. Only a chocolate, champagne, and a few other food items form the United States are not expected to be a part of the food import… Read more »

Justin Bieber Song Scares Away Bear, Russian Fisherman Saved

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The Justin Bieber song “Baby” scared away a bear attacking a Russian fisherman, thus saving his life. The man was being mauled by the big predator when his phone reportedly began ringing and the Bieber song started to play. Apparently, the startled bear was not a fan and ran away. The Russian fisherman bear attack… Read more »

Russia ‘Sissy Bombs’ Obama On Twitter

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Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin “sissy bombed” President Barack Obama with Vladimir Putin “manly” photos on Twitter. The Russian leader posted photos which appear to challenge the manliness of President Obama. Vladimir Putin is shown in traditional manly-man poses and settings in each image, which include a caption created by Dmitry Rogozin. One Obama… Read more »

EMP Attack By North Korea Possible, Former CIA Director Says

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EMP attack threats from North Korea should be taken very seriously, according to former CIA Director James Woolsey. The long-time foe of the United States will reportedly soon be capable of launching an electromagnetic pulse attack against America, if the former intelligence expert is correct. Pry is calling for the Obama administration and Congress to… Read more »

Russia Loses Control Of Gecko Sex Satellite

Russian scientists launched five geckos into orbit to study their mating habits in zero gravity, but have lost control of the satellite

A Russian satellite filled with geckos who were shot into space to have sex in zero gravity has gone rogue, as controllers on the ground have lost their ability to direct the wayward spacecraft. The reptilian satellite of love was launched this past Friday, July 18, Gizmodo reports, carrying a payload of five geckos, several… Read more »

‘History Will Not Forgive Us’: Ukraine Prime Minister Shames Parliament

The Ukraine Prime Minister quits and offers harsh words to parliament.

Ukraine has been suffering through terrifying difficulties for months. Now, the parliament is undergoing its first changes since pro-Russian President Vikto Yanukovich was removed from office in February. Early Thursday, two parties quit the government coalition which will force new elections to the parliament. Soon after, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk resigned, and he didn’t go… Read more »

New Russia Sanctions Expected After MH17 Crash, Say Economists

Russia Sanctions Expected

According to a survey of 29 economists conducted by Bloomberg, the United States will add to its existing sanctions on Russia in the wake of last week’s tragic shoot down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. “In the U.S. and Europe, the readiness to incur short-term economic costs and impose more punitive sanctions on Russia has… Read more »

John Kerry: Malaysia Airlines Jet Brought Down By Russian Missile

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that a Russian missile brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, according to Reuters. Appearing on CNN’s State of the Union, Kerry said that “it’s pretty clear that this is a [missile] system that was transferred from Russia.” He declined to say Russian President Vladimir Putin was “culpable”… Read more »

Kelly Ayotte Sees Russian Fingerprints On Downed Airliner

Kelly Ayotte thinks Russia is behind downed plane

Kelly Ayotte isn’t buying Russia’s claim that it wants to find the people responsible for downing a Malaysia Airlines jetliner as it flew over the Ukraine. In fact, the Republican Senator believes Russia is responsible for the plane being shot down in the first place. While Kelly Ayotte says she isn’t sure of the exact… Read more »