Contents tagged with Russia
Russian authorities are threatening to block access to Wikipedia.org.
According to the statement issued by the Russian Government Regulatory agency Wikipedia has been requested to remove certain content from their web site.
Gazeta.ru reports that the administration of Wikipedia have refused to fulfil these demands.
“Wikipedia is a free Universal Encyclopedia. It has information on majority of the world phenomena including narcotic and psychotropic substances.
When publishing articled the …
KYIV, Ukraine—This was supposed to be a routine reconnaissance mission, but suddenly it became complicated.
The story of the Swedish sniper fighting in Eastern Ukraine.
Not all propaganda is created equal. For every piece of elegantly crafted misinformation meant to sway hearts and minds, there is spin so poorly produced that it borders on the absurd. Case in point, a comically bad audio recording released by the Russian tabloid Komsomolskaya Pravda on Wednesday of two alleged CIA agents conspiring to bring down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, which crashed in eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014.
The Ukraine crisis is not only about Ukraine. Far more urgent for humanity as a whole are the commitments made by Russia and other UN Security Council members with regard to Ukraine's accession to the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Treaty (NPT) following the Soviet Union's collapse. The NPT aims to curtail the spread of weapons of mass destruction.
Russia and Ukraine: A Legal Perspective
An interview with Thomas D. Grant, senior research fellow of Wolfson College and senior associate of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, both at the University of Cambridge.
Russia is destroying Western cheese, and considering a ban on Western condoms - and the Russian internet is reacting.
Last month President Vladimir Putin endorsed a scheme to bulldoze, bury and burn a whole range of imported Western foods, as part of the ongoing reaction against sanctions the West has imposed on Russia. Videos of the destruction, like the mountain of foreign cheese squashed into the ground in Belgorod, 400 miles (600km) south of Moscow, are now famous.
The conflict handcrafted by Russia is slowly burning in Eastern Ukraine.While Europe is preoccupied with their own problems, Russia is sparing no efforts in pushing forward its agenda.Russian government controlled TV channels have been actively talking about the” Ukrainian Rescue” committee. The committee has recently held a press conference in Moscow to introduce themselves to the media.Strangely one of the leading members of this new body is the former Prime Minister, Nikolai Azarov, who …