Russia files first ever ECHR complaint against Ukraine, over Maidan massacre, censorship, discrimination & Crimea water blockade

The Russian General Prosecutor’s Office has announced that it intends to bring a case against the Ukrainian government in Europe’s top rights court, over a range of issues stemming from the 2014 Maidan and the country’s civil war. … Read More >Russia files first ever ECHR complaint against Ukraine, over Maidan massacre, censorship, discrimination & Crimea water blockade

Russian tech billionaire Durov unsurprised to be listed in bombshell Pegasus data leak, says he already knew he was being targeted

Following revelations that Russian entrepreneur Pavel Durov was targeted by the notorious Pegasus spyware, the tech billionaire has revealed that he has known for years that he was a potential target of surveillance. … Read More >Russian tech billionaire Durov unsurprised to be listed in bombshell Pegasus data leak, says he already knew he was being targeted

Russia launches ‘Nauka’ multifunctional scientific lab module to International Space Station from Baikonur Cosmodrome (VIDEO)

Russia has launched a rocket carrying a multifunctional laboratory module, due to arrive at the International Space Station next week. Named ‘Nauka,’ it’ll be attached to the satellite and become Russia’s main scientific segment. … Read More >Russia launches ‘Nauka’ multifunctional scientific lab module to International Space Station from Baikonur Cosmodrome (VIDEO)

Despite Washington’s sanctions against Moscow, Russia reveals it will continue cooperating with Americans on space rocket engines

Moscow has agreed to allow state-of-the-art domestically made rocket engines to be sold to the US, despite Washington’s sanctions against Russian industry that are significantly hampering the ability of the country’s space agency. … Read More >Despite Washington’s sanctions against Moscow, Russia reveals it will continue cooperating with Americans on space rocket engines

Top Russian lawmaker says ex-Ukrainian President Poroshenko is a ‘dreamer’ over new claim that Kiev will retake Crimea within year

The former president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, has sparked an explosive war of words with Russian politicians after insisting that Kiev will soon reassert control over the disputed Crimean peninsula, within the coming year. … Read More >Top Russian lawmaker says ex-Ukrainian President Poroshenko is a ‘dreamer’ over new claim that Kiev will retake Crimea within year

As US troops are flown out of Afghanistan, the graveyard of great empires is now once again at the center of a battle for Eurasia

Two decades on, the US government’s escapade in Afghanistan is now drawing to a close. However, history shows the troubled Central Asian nation is unlikely to disappear from the headlines anytime soon as a great global crossroads. … Read More >As US troops are flown out of Afghanistan, the graveyard of great empires is now once again at the center of a battle for Eurasia

More than a thousand Russian & Uzbek troops sent to border with Afghanistan as Taliban gains ground following American withdrawal

Forces from Uzbekistan will stage major drills later this month on their country’s border with troubled Afghanistan, with Russia sending a contingent of peacekeepers to assist and accompany troops from the Central Asian nation. … Read More >More than a thousand Russian & Uzbek troops sent to border with Afghanistan as Taliban gains ground following American withdrawal

Meet ‘Checkmate’: Putin given guided tour of new Russian state-of-the-art lightweight stealth fighter jet at MAKS 2021 Air Show

Russian President Vladimir Putin has inspected the brand-new fifth-generation Sukhoi Checkmate maneuverable stealth fighter jet at the country’s annual MAKS Air Show, a plane touted to be a rival to the US’ famous F-35 Lightning. … Read More >Meet ‘Checkmate’: Putin given guided tour of new Russian state-of-the-art lightweight stealth fighter jet at MAKS 2021 Air Show

Photos of senior Russian traffic policeman’s large luxurious palace go viral after local cop ‘mafia’ arrested over bribery charges

Photos of a high-ranking Russian traffic cop’s gaudy mansion, including a golden toilet seat and painted ceilings, have gone viral after he was arrested for bribery and abuse of power, along with other police officers. … Read More >Photos of senior Russian traffic policeman’s large luxurious palace go viral after local cop ‘mafia’ arrested over bribery charges

US has declared ‘economic war’ on Moscow, top Russian senator claims, says missile tests not provocation but response to hostility

One of Russia’s top lawmakers, Senator Alexey Pushkov, has defended his country’s decision to demonstrate the capabilities of a new high-tech rocket system, saying that it is Washington, not Moscow, that is escalating tensions. … Read More >US has declared ‘economic war’ on Moscow, top Russian senator claims, says missile tests not provocation but response to hostility