‘Mentally unstable’ person tries to breach into Russian embassy in Berlin to ‘request asylum’

Published time: 14 Nov, 2018 22:30 Edited time: 14 Nov, 2018 23:07 A person with apparent mental health issues, believed to be a citizen of Poland, has been detained as he tried to enter the premises of the Russian embassy in Germany to request asylum, the diplomatic mission in Berlin said. “According to preliminary data, […]

Insta-famous Russian fisherman returns with fresh haul of ghastly alien creatures from the deep

The Russian fisherman who has built a zealous fanbase with horrifying photographs of the terrifying monsters that get caught in his net is back on dry land with a fresh haul of bizarre creatures from the deep. Roman Fedortsov, who works on a trawler based out of Murmansk in northwest Russia, has racked up hundreds […]

Russian journalist observing US midterms briefly detained by FBI – report

The FBI has reportedly questioned USA Really head Alexander Malkevich at Washington airport after his trip to cover the midterm elections. The Russian mission in the US has requested information on the incident. “In connection with media reports concerning the detention of Russian journalist Alexander Malkevich by FBI officers in Washington airport, an inquiry regarding […]

Russian figure-skating 'Empress' says she wants to 'kick Trump's ass' on Twitter & on ice

Russian figure skating sensation Elizaveta Tuktamysheva, fresh from securing a coveted place in the Grand Prix Final, has said that she would like to meet US President Donald Trump to tell him she has superior Twitter skills. Read more Tuktamysheva, though not quite as prolific a Tweeter as the US leader, says she makes up […]

We want to believe: ‘Russian hacking’ memo REVEALS how US intel pinned leaks to Kremlin

A newly-out memo containing the Obama admin’s talking points about “Russian hacking” in the 2016 election reveals how US spy agencies attributed email leaks to Kremlin by saying it’s “consistent” with what they think Russia does. The seven-page document was contained within the 49 pages published on Friday by BuzzFeed, which obtained them through a […]

‘Go home!’ Ukrainian President Poroshenko calls for Russian Orthodox Church to be purged

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko lashed out at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Moscow Patriarchate, telling it to “go home” in fiery comments, which the Church dismissed as “absurd” and unconstitutional. Concerns voiced by top Russian officials about the ongoing church row in Ukraine are proof that the institution should not be in the country at […]

Facebook confirms accounts banned ahead of election had Russian ties

Facebook has confirmed that the 115 accounts it blocked yesterday due to “inauthentic behavior” are likely linked to Russia. In a new statement, the company says that a site claiming association with the Russia-based Internet Research Agency (IRA) posted a list of fake Instagram accounts it had made ahead of the midterm elections, many of […]

Kazakhstan chooses SpaceX over a Russian rocket for satellite launch

Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches in September 2018. (credit: SpaceX) The first satellite launched into orbit, Sputnik, launched from a spaceport in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. The Central Asian country was then a Soviet republic. Later, the first human to fly into space, Yuri Gagarin, also launched from Kazakhstan. Today, despite its independence, this spaceport […]

Watch Soyuz rocket deliver Russian navigation satellite into orbit (VIDEO)

A video shows a Soyuz-2-1b rocket successfully blasting off into space from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northwest Russia as it delivered a navigation satellite into orbit. The launch was conducted on Saturday night. The rocket was equipped with upper stage Fregat, which propelled a GLONASS-M satellite into orbit. The satellite is part of Russian national […]