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Edward Snowden To John Oliver: The NSA Is Monitoring Your ‘Junk’ Pics

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In a surprising turn of events during last night’s episode of HBO’s Last Week Tonight, host John Oliver revealed that he had taken a recent trip to Russia to interview government tattletale Edward Snowden. Oliver’s nearly 20-minute interview of Snowden discussed a variety of things, from what Snowden misses about the United States, including his… Read more »

Russian Railways Superhighway Would Create 12,910-Mile Road Trip

Russian Railways Superhighway planned

Ever wish you could pack up the kids in the station wagon and drive on over to London to see Big Ben? That may actually be a possibility if a Russian Railways superhighway ever gets built. But right now, critics are calling the grand, trillion-dollar plan a pipe dream. The brains behind this massive superhighway… Read more »

Watch Slow Loris Pole Dance Like Nobody’s Business

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A slow loris, armed with a metal pole and fruit-print shorts, became Instagram famous overnight after it showed off its impressive pole dancing skills over the weekend. Russian Instagram personality Irina Goncharova trained her pet slow loris to hold on to a metal pole and swivel around whilst performing dancer moves like the spinner variation,… Read more »

Two Held In The Murder Of Putin Opponent Boris Nemtsov

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Two men from the North Caucasus have been detained by Russia’s Federal Security Service as part of the investigation into the murder of former Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Boris Nemtsov. The Guardian reports that President Putin is aware of the detention of Anzor Gubashev and Zaur Dadayev. The announcement was made by the Director… Read more »

From Russia With Love: Country Celebrates In Streets, Parades ‘Missile’ To ‘Blow Up Barack Obama’

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Presently, the relationship between the United States and Russia through each country’s president, Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin, is not very favorable. The Inquisitr previously reported about the tension between both countries/presidents. Most of this tension is centered on the situation happening in Ukraine. Apparently, Russia is concerned that the United States will use “World… Read more »

Boris Nemtsov Died Before Proving Vladimir Putin Put Russian Troops In Ukraine, Claims Petro Poroshenko

Boris Nemtsov Died Before Proving Vladimir Putin Put Russian Troops In Ukraine, Claims Petro Poroshenko

With Boris Nemtsov’s death comes revelations by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that the political opponent of Vladimir Putin had planned on proving Russia’s military actively positioned Russian troops in Ukraine, a contentious allegation that has been continuously claimed by the United States and NATO. In a related report by the Inquisitr, the Russian newspaper Novaya… Read more »

Russia Plans To Seize Ukraine Port Of Mariupol, U.S. Intelligence Official Says

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Russia is planning to invade the Ukraine port of Mariupol this spring, according to at least one top United States intelligence official. Vladimir Putin reportedly considers the Ukrainian port a “strategic” location. Vladimir Putin’s alleged plan to seize the Ukrainian port of Mariupol would reportedly include boots on the ground assistance by pro-Moscow rebels. If… Read more »

More Mystery Craters Appear In Siberia: Why Researchers Are Worried

Mystery Craters Has Scientists Worried

Siberia, one of the most inhospitable places on Earth, is now home to worrying mystery involving craters. During the summer of 2014, a massive crater was discovered, having seemingly appeared out of nowhere. At first, researchers were merely baffled and fascinated. However, soon four other craters were discovered along the Yamal peninsula. At present, there… Read more »