Statements from Kiev saying that those complexes or aircraft did not open fire on air targets raise serious doubts. In such a short period of time, making such unequivocal conclusions under the conditions of fierce fighting in the area is impossible. Such responsible statements that entail serious legal consequences, require full investigation
Amid the versions of the reasons of the crash of the MA Boeing 777, officials with the Russian Federal Aviation Agency, Rosaviation, believe that the passenger jetliner was shot down. The original target could be the airplane of Russian President Putin. The two planes intersected at the same echelon, anonymous source said
The Right to Privacy in the Digital Age is the title of the latest document drawn up by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, who denounces a "disturbing" lack of privacy in government surveillance of the Internet. To what extent is digital privacy a basic right, to what extent must this right be earned, or curtailed?
Russian scientists conducted a primary examination of the giant sinkhole in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District. The video of the bizarre hole has received more than two million views in several days. The scientists concluded that the crater was of natural origin and did not appear either as a result of a manmade impact or the fall of a meteorite
Russian President Putin denied reports about the deployment of a Russian radar in Cuba's Lourdes. "In agreement with our friends, this center was closed, and we have no plans to resume its work," he said. The radar center in Lourdes was created by the Soviet Union in Cuba during the 1960s. The station was designed to monitor U.S. missile launches
In response to the U.S. move, Russian President Vladimir Putin stressed that sanctions against Russia take Russian-American relations to a dead end and contradict to strategic interests of the United States. Answering a question about the next portion of U.S. sanctions against Russia, Putin responded sarcastically: "You don't say so!"
Can online petitions actually do something? The answer, in three words, is Yes, they can, after 1.6 million people signed petitions delivered to Thailand to plug a loophole which allowed the sale of ivory, thus stimulating elephant poaching in Africa and Asia. Thailand now has a year to act, or else face a trade ban and wide-ranging sanctions.
The Brazilian FIFA World Cup has ended. The next one will be Russian. Many, even grow-up tough men, were crying, when the Russian team lost at the tournament. What does Russia need to do to put up a good show in 2018? With the collapse of the Soviet Union and the construction of the Russian society, the system of football training disappeared
All people hate wars. A common Muslim rebel does not want to kill, but if you pay him $100 for the head of a killed officer, public official, a U.S. citizen, etc. it would mean that the killer would be able to feed his family for a month in advance. He kills to survive, because he gets paid for it. This murder business needs higher arguments
Vladimir Putin's week-long visit to Latin America was marked with the conclusion of major economic projects. One can see Russia's wish to restore the military-political alliance with Cuba and Nicaragua, with an eye to move further south, to the giants of the continent - Brazil and Argentina. Russia needs alternatives and allies in the Western...
The worst ever outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa appears to be declining in Guinea, according to the latest statistics from the World Health Organization, which reveal that only one new case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has been reported by the end of last week. However, the situation in Liberia and Sierra Leone is described as "an epidemic...
William Jefferson Hague moves aside in the British Government reshuffle, aimed at presenting new faces nine months ahead of the general election. William Hague is replaced as Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary by Philip Hammond, ex-Defence Secretary, and we know what that means. An appraisal and a warning of things to come...
Early in the morning of July 15th, combat aviation of the Ukrainian Air Force bombed the center of the town of Snezhnoye, the Donetsk region. In the air raid, civilians were killed, many were wounded. Militia said that the aviation of the Ukrainian Air Force bombed the building of the tax service and a five-story apartment building