Musk trolls media with Pravda, confuses Ukraine and Russia

Silicon Valley magnate Elon Musk is trolling the mainstream media again, reminding them he is serious about setting up a website ranking their credibility. “Tried to buy Pravda.com, but Russia said no. Turns out they already use it,” Musk tweeted on Friday, linking to a domain in Ukraine.  He’s got a bunch of angry replies […]

Ryan O'Reilly's OT winner sinks Russia as Canada advances to world semifinals

Canada will compete for a medal at the world hockey championship for the fourth straight year. Ryan O'Reilly scored the game winner on a 4-on-3 power play 4:57 into overtime Thursday as Canada beat Russia 5-4 and punched its ticket to the semifinals in Copenhagen. Colton Parayko and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins also scored power-play goals while […]

Russia arrested 1,600 people in one day for protesting against Putin

AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and around 1,600 anti-Kremlin activists were detained by police on Saturday for protesting Putin’s upcoming inauguration.  Putin won re-election overwhelmingly in March.  Putin’s fourth term as president means he will have been in power for 24 years, making him Moscow’s longest-serving leader since Soviet dictator Josef Stalin. MOSCOW (Reuters) […]

An outline of questions special counsel Robert Mueller wants to ask Trump reveal where the Russia investigation may be headed

Robert Mueller, the special counsel in charge of investigating Russian interference in the 2016 US election delivered a list of questions to President Donald Trump’s legal team outlining how a one-on-one interview with Trump might play out. The questions Mueller wants to ask Trump span nearly every thread of the special counsel’s investigation, including actions […]

Russia launches the world’s first floating nuclear power plant

Multiple nations, including China and the US, have pursued offshore or floating nuclear reactors, but neither will be first to christen one. Russia has launched the world’s first floating nuclear power plant, the 70-megawatt Academik Lomonosov, on the Baltic Sea. Starting from St. Petersberg, it will be towed around Norway to a Russian town called […]

Russia launched a floating nuclear power plant this weekend

Getty Images On Saturday the world’s first floating power plant left St. Petersburg, Russia, towed by two boats. The two-reactor, 70MW floating power plant is headed through the Baltic Sea and north around Norway, to a Russian town called Murmansk, where the boat will receive its fuel. After a period of time in Murmansk, the […]

Text messages between 2 FBI employees show how they reacted to Comey’s firing and Mueller’s appointment as special counsel in the Russia investigation

The once-missing text messages between two former FBI employees were released to Congress on Thursday. The text messages — which span December 2016 through May 2017 — are between FBI special agent Peter Strzok and FBI counsel Lisa Page, who were in an ongoing, intimate relationship. Many of the text messages in the 49-page release are shorthand and are […]

Russia threatens to block Facebook

Facebook has until the end of 2018 to comply with Russia’s data storage law, or be banned like messenger service Telegram or professional networking website LinkedIn. Read more The law requires all social networks to move data on Russian users to Russia. Facebook is also obliged to remove all prohibited information, according to the head […]