The State Border Guard Service of Ukraine has reported that over 38,000 people crossed the border at entry/exit checkpoints with Russian-occupied Donbas within 24 hours. Read more here. ...
Anastasia Shepeleva. Kyiv Post. Tue, 20 Aug 2019 10:33:09 +0000.
Russia gets most of the attention when it comes to malicious use of social media by state actors. The protests in Hong Kong have made clear China is using the same playbook.
Emily Feng. NPR. Tue, 20 Aug 2019 06:07:00 -0400.
Russia's state nuclear agency has acknowledged that nuclear workers were killed in the explosion, which occurred during a rocket engine test near the White Sea.
Sydney Morning Herald. Tue, 20 Aug 2019 06:21:30 +1000.
Good news about tariffs on iPhone, iPads, Macs, etc not kicking in until Dec 15 more than offset things like the FAA restricting some risky devices on flights, an antitrust probe in Russia and other.
Sejuti Banerjea. Zacks. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 20:06:00 GMT.
Two research stations that monitor radiation levels went silent in the days after a suspected nuclear missile explosion on August 8 in the town of Arkhangelsk, prompting fears of a cover-up.
Daily Mail. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 19:05:01 GMT.
Sokratis Papastathopoulos believes he can form as strong a defensive partnership with new Arsenal signing David Luiz as he did with Mats Hummels at Borussia Dortmund.
Irish Independent. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 11:00:09 +0100.
Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican, said Sunday that The New York Times is "destroying itself" with its hatred of President Trump, referring to its reported pivot from Russia to racism. ...
Valerie Richardson. Washington Times. Sun, 18 Aug 2019 18:38:59 -0400.
An explosion off Russia's Arctic coast has led to speculation that the incident resulted from a failed test of a nuclear-powered cruise missile. Do the details add up?
Live Science. Fri, 16 Aug 2019 12:09:21 +0000.
The gem was created from a 27.85-carat clear pink rough diamond unearthed two years ago in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) in northeast Russia. ....
By Anthony Demarco, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 15 Aug 2019 15:07:00 +0000.
Norwegian authorities have said they detected small amounts of radioactive iodine in north-eastern Norway after an explosion at a Russian missile testing site.
The Local. Thu, 15 Aug 2019 16:05:44 +0200.
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi exhorted thousands of Democrats to defeat Republican President Donald Trump and take control of the Senate in 2020.
Newsmax. Wed, 14 Aug 2019 14:52:26 EDT.
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.
For detailed maps of Russia, visit this
Russia map website.