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Babushka made the bomb? Blast in St. Petersburg busy street injures granny (VIDEO)
Октябрь 09, 2015
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Babushka made the bomb? Blast in St. Petersburg busy street injures granny (VIDEO)

A 66-year-old Russian woman was reportedly injured in an explosion of what is thought to have been a homemade bomb she was carrying in St. Petersburg on Thursday.  A second explosive device was reportedly destroyed by security services. The blast went off around 3:30pm local time (12:30pm GMT) in the north of St....

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CNN: Russian missiles heading for Syria crashed in Iran
Октябрь 09, 2015
News of war

CNN: Russian missiles heading for Syria crashed in Iran

A number of cruise missiles launched from a Russian ship in the Caspian Sea and aimed at targets in Syria have crashed in Iran, two U.S. officials told CNN Thursday. Monitoring by U.S. military and intelligence assets has concluded that at least four missiles crashed as they flew over Iran. One official said there may be...

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Ukraine to open debt talks with Russia — Reuters
Октябрь 09, 2015
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Ukraine to open debt talks with Russia — Reuters

Ukrainian finance officials will open talks with Russian counterparts on a maturing $3 billion Eurobond that Russia holds on the sidelines of IMF-World Bank meetings in Peru, a senior U.S. official told Reuters on Thursday. "My understanding is that the Ukrainian government is now approaching the Russian government and...

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​Ukrainian website proves presence of Russian troops in Ukraine
Октябрь 09, 2015
LifeStyle

​Ukrainian website proves presence of Russian troops in Ukraine

  Ukraine Today's Viewpoint is joined by Gennadiy Kornev, a demobilized soldier and volunteer from InformNapalm, open source intelligence gathering team which runs the website in 24 languages. "The main mission is to tell the truth about the conflict in Ukraine. Originally the website was created by people who...

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Pentagon: Russia may suffer casualties in Syria in coming days
Октябрь 09, 2015
News of war

Pentagon: Russia may suffer casualties in Syria in coming days

Russia may suffer casualties in Syria in the coming days due to unprofessionalism, according to U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter who spoke at a press conference following a meeting of NATO Defense Ministers in Brussels, an UNIAN correspondent reported. U.S. Defense Secretary said he expects that “in coming days the...

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What Russia wants and what it will get in Syria
Октябрь 08, 2015
News of war

What Russia wants and what it will get in Syria

The start of Russian intervention in Syria expanded configuration of forces in the Middle East and highlighted the Kremlin’s tasks in this country. Russia’s air group stationed in Latakia (Syria) performed its first airstrikes in the provinces of Hama and Homs. According to statements by the Russian Defense...

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Two Shanghai Spires: Roofers stand on needle point hundreds of meters above ground (VIDEO)
Октябрь 07, 2015
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Two Shanghai Spires: Roofers stand on needle point hundreds of meters above ground (VIDEO)

A couple of Russian-speaking daredevil roofers who have climbed the highest structures around the world have done it again — this time they’ve scaled the tip of 80-meter high steel spires erected on a skyscraper in Shanghai. Rattling their own steel nerves in the first place, they also shot the effort on camera,...

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Russians make closest contact to date with U.S. war planes over Syria: CBS News
Октябрь 07, 2015
News of war

Russians make closest contact to date with U.S. war planes over Syria: CBS News

Russian aircraft had their closest run-in yet with American war planes over Syria. The yellow aircraft are Russian, the green are American, according to CBS News. "The closest has been within a handful of miles of our remotely piloted aircraft," said Lt. Gen. Charles Brown, commander of the American air campaign, CBS...

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Russian jets hit IS targets in Palmyra
Октябрь 06, 2015
News of war

Russian jets hit IS targets in Palmyra

Russian jets hit Islamic State targets in the Syrian city of Palmyra and the northern province of Aleppo, Syrian state television and a monitoring group said on Tuesday, in some of the heaviest Russian attacks on the hardline Islamist group, according to Reuters. The strikes destroyed 20 vehicles and three weapons depots in...

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Foreigners allowed to serve in Ukrainian army
Октябрь 06, 2015
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Foreigners allowed to serve in Ukrainian army

Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada has amended some legislative acts on military service in the Ukrainian Armed Forces by allowing foreign citizens and stateless persons to serve in the Ukrainian army, and at the same time it has toughened the responsibility for mercenary-related activity. The draft law on the amendments registered...

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Russia violates Turkish airspace twice
Октябрь 06, 2015
News of war

Russia violates Turkish airspace twice

A Russian warplane violated Turkish airspace on Sunday, a Turkish foreign ministry official said, the second such breach over the past three days, prompting Ankara to once again summon Moscow's ambassador, Reuters reports. Turkey, a NATO member with the alliance's second biggest army, scrambled two F-16 jets on Saturday...

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Al-Qaeda affiliate issues bounty for capture of Russian troops in Syria: Newsweek
Октябрь 06, 2015
News of war

Al-Qaeda affiliate issues bounty for capture of Russian troops in Syria: Newsweek

A prominent spiritual leader and financier of al-Qaeda's official branch in Syria, the Nusra Front, issued a bounty worth three million Syrian pounds ($15,900) for the capture of a Russian soldier in Syria on Thursday, a day after Russia carried out its first airstrikes against rebel groups in the country, according to...

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