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Russia’s role in shooting down an airliner becomes official

IT WAS an important demand, if one with little hope of success. On May 29th the Netherlands’ foreign minister, Stef Blok, insisted at the UN Security …

Judiciary

5 Deadly Russian Weapons of War NATO Should Fear in a Fight - Warrior Maven

NATO

These are the unanswered questions that still remain after Yulia Skripal’s shock reappearance

Eighty days after being found with her father, collapsed on a bench near a Salisbury shopping centre, Yulia Skripal has made a near-miraculous …

Nerve Agents

Violent Anti-Semitism Is Gripping Ukraine — And The Government Is Standing Idly By

A wave of anti-Semitism has swept over Ukraine. In the past three weeks alone, a far-right leader publicly called for cleansing Ukraine of <i>zhidi</i> (a …

NASA successfully tested a nuclear reactor that works in space

If space is an ocean, the International Space Station is a raft tethered to the shore. The moon is a nearby island that we’ve visited briefly. To go any further or stay any longer, humanity needs more power.<p>Now, NASA may have the source: A tiny nuclear reactor called KRUSTY, for Kilopower Reactor …

Russia Says It Told US Where It Could Bomb In Syria: 'They Did Not Cross These Red Lines'

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday that Moscow informed the Trump administration of certain areas in Syria considered to be “red …

Syria airstrikes violated international law: German parliamentary report

The German government supported the airstrikes by the US, UK and France in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack. But a new report has said …

Russia claims it intercepted 71 out the 105 cruise missiles over Syria — the US says none were shot down

The United States, France and the United Kingdom launched strikes against targets in Syria on Friday night U.S. time, early morning in Syria. The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. General Joseph Dunford, told news media that the strikes hit three targets inside Syria.<p>The targets included …

This is how the United States became irrelevant to the rest of the world

Depending on the hour, President Trump is in open conflict with Congress, the media, the intelligence services, his own national-security adviser, …

Russia's Massive Naval 'Cannon' Could Crush a Navy Destroyer in Battle

<i>Those same features would make the AK-130 one of the best naval guns with which to defend a ship from a drone swarm. Its rapid rate of fire and</i> …

The new social networks you should join instead of Facebook, according to a Y Combinator partner

The past two weeks have been rough for Facebook. Some are deleting their accounts in protest of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, while others are decrying the death of social media, likening its effect on us to sugar or smoking.<p>But online socializing isn’t inherently bad for us, and just because …

The Skripal Poisonings and the Ongoing Vilification of Putin

Photo by @markheybo | CC BY 2.0<p>Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned by a nerve agent on March 4 on a park bench in Salisbury, …

Russian military threatens action against the US in Syria

The Russian military has threatened action against the U.S. if it strikes Syria's capital city of Damascus, according to multiple news reports.<p>The …

Time to Get Over the Russophobia

Opinion<p>Posted: Mar 09, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>Unless there is …

Russia

How America Could Accidentally Push Russia into a Nuclear War

The Trump administration’s Nuclear Posture Review calls for expanding nuclear options to include low-yield nuclear weapons. While there may be any …

Physicists Say They've Created a Device That Generates 'Negative Mass'

Say what?<p>Physicists have created what they say is the first device that's capable of generating particles that behave as if they have negative …

Quantum Physics

Russian drones tracked and 'eliminated' Syria rebels who attacked base

The Russian military has used drones to track down and eliminate a group of rebels that attacked their air base in Syria.<p>The Russian Defense Ministry …

Another Step Toward Armageddon

From Paul Craig Roberts Website<p>On the Brink of ARMAGEDDON<br>(Image by YouTube, Channel: Amazing Prophecies) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>The …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

• Kane Patterson<br>• ILB / 6-1 / 225<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Barton Simmons<p>Michael Johnson Jr.<br>• DUAL / 6-2.5 / 192<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Wayne McGahee<p>Michael Johnson Jr.<br>• DUAL …

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Moscow: U.S. arms may spur use of force by Kiev in eastern Ukraine

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The U.S. decision to supply weapons to Ukraine is dangerous as it will encourage Kiev to use force in eastern Ukraine, Russian officials said on Saturday.<p>The U.S. State Department said on Friday the United States would provide Ukraine with “enhanced defensive capabilities” as …

News

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Why Russians Think ‘America Is Waging War Against Russia’

Stephen F. CohenRussiagaters allege, with no evidence, that “Russia attacked America” in 2016, but many Russians believe—with reasonable cause—that …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

Russia Calls On US To Withdraw Nuclear Weapons From European Territory

The Russian foreign ministry Monday called on the U.S. to withdraw its nuclear weapons from European territory, Sputnik News reported.<p>This follows a …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

The F-22 came face to face with Russia's top fighter and was at a major disadvantage

Two US F-22 stealth fighter jets intercepted Russian Su-25 and Su-35 jets that crossed into the US's area of operation over Syria on Wednesday, and it highlights a downside to the US's top fighter jets.<p>The F-22, with its incredible acrobatic abilities in air and all-aspect stealth cloaking it from …

Military

Moscow ‘intercepts’ US stealth jet

RUSSIAN state media claims its air force has ‘clashed’ with one of the United States’ most advanced fighter aircraft operating over Syria.<p>The …

Why the US shouldn’t send arms to Ukraine - Cyprus Mail

By Daniel DePetris<p>The US National Security Council is reported to be on the verge of recommending the export of $47 million worth of defensive arms …