Amid Russian influence reporting and calls for a boycott from the NAACP, Facebook has shared an update on its civil rights audit and future plans.
By Janet Burns, Women@forbes. Forbes. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 15:36:00 -0500.
The 600-foot long ship was stranded just a few hundred feet from shore. Curious onlookers gathered onshore to watch rescue operations near the English city of Falmouth.
Ian Stewart. NPR. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 15:24:51 -0500.
The Pentagon's new Space Command will be the first step towards the US President's much-touted Space Force and will work to protect America's vast array of military satellites, which are largely unprotected.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Wed, 19 Dec 2018 07:20:53 +1100.
A 67-year-old actor, Valery Titenko, had a heart attack while performing for young children dressed as Santa in Siberia in Russia. He died in on his way to hospital. He had come to work despite chest pains.
Daily Mail. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 19:36:22 GMT.
The deputy Foreign Minister expressed confidence that it's necessary to maintain political ties despite sanctions as "Europe should be interested in good relations with Russia for different reasons"
Tass. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 22:00:01 +0300.
Young Bolsheviks in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg have published their 2019 Josef Stalin calendar. Though the print run is just a few thousand copies, they're selling fast. ...
Radio Liberty. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 17:00:00 +0000.
Russia has cut its military flights in Syria from more than 100 per day to fewer than four a week, the defence minister said Tuesday, in another sign the country's conflict is winding down. ...
Yahoo. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 09:13:10 -0500.
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) - Lithuanian lawmakers have voted to buy a floating liquefied natural gas terminal that has been providing gas to the Baltic nation as it tries to reduce its reliance on Russian energy. ...
Washington Times. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 07:33:36 -0500.
The World Economic Forum said on Monday that it had reached an agreement to allow sanctioned Russian tycoons to attend next month's Davos meeting, clearing Moscow to also send a full government delegation
The Local. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 10:48:12 +0100.
Special counsel Robert Mueller on Monday night released a memo detailing then-national security adviser Michael Flynn's interview with FBI agents, in which Flynn repeatedly lied about his contacts with former Russian ...
Morgan Chalfant. The Hill. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 00:22:51 +0000.
Senate report says Russia's disinformation campaign will start moving to smaller platforms, where it's found more success.
Alfred Ng. CNET. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 20:10:31 +0000.
Facts About Russia
The Russian Federation is a republic which occupies much of eastern
Europe and northern Asia. Russia is governed by a President, a
Premier, and a bicameral Federal Assembly. Its capital city is
Moscow, and its national currency is the Rouble. Russian is the
primary language used by Russians, and in 2007, Russia's estimated
population was 141,378,000.
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Russia map website.