Tag: Moscow

Brazil to Fight Dengue with GM Mosquitos

// // // © RIA Novosti. Oleg Lastochkin 09:01 24/07/2014 MOSCOW, July 23 (RIA Novosti) – Brazil is going to raise a swarm of genetically modified mosquitos to fight dengue, an acute tropical disease that affects over 50 million people every year, the New Scientist magazine reports. According […]

Ukraine slides towards war

Both sides bury dead as Ukraine slides towards war Source: Reuters – Tue, 6 May 2014 02:51 PM Author: Reuters     * Several days of fighting in east * Rebels hold out in Slaviansk * Violence in Odessa spreads unrest across south * Western countries focus on May […]

Right Sector leader: Kiev should be ready to sabotage Russian pipelines in Ukraine

Edited time: March 16, 2014 16:03                                                                              Dmytro Yarosh.(Reuters / David Mdzinarishvili) The leader of ultranationalist group Right Sector, Dmitry Yarosh, has threatened to destroy Russian pipelines on Ukrainian territory if a diplomatic solution is not reached with Moscow. In a fiery address loaded warmongering rhetoric, Yarosh told his  […]

Warning shots fired to turn monitors back from Crimea

KIEV/SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine (Reuters) – Warning shots were fired to prevent an unarmed international military observer mission from entering Ukraine’s Russian-occupied Crimea on Saturday, as new confrontations between Russian and Ukrainian troops raised tension ever higher. Russia’s seizure of the Black Sea peninsula, which began about 10 days ago, […]

Kiev agitators ‘trained in Poland’ claims Putin

04.03.2014 16:09 President Putin claimed on Tuesday that “well prepared” and organized protesters in Kiev who brought down the Yanukovych regime were “trained in Poland and Lithuania”. In his first in-depth comments since the Russian parliament gave the green light for military action in Ukraine on Saturday, Vladimir […]

Russia Tries to Woo Back Moldova

By Christian Neef As Moldova prepares to sign an Association Agreement with the European Union, Russia is stepping up attempts to keep the country in its fold. It has found some willing helpers in the country. If Mihail Formuzal had his way, the revolution in Kiev never would […]

Russian test-fires intercontinental ballistic missile

– The Russian defense ministry reports the test-firing of a Topol RS-12M intercontinental ballistic missile Tuesday night as anti-US provocation DEBKAfile March 4, 2014, 9:47 PM (IST) The Russian defense ministry reports the test-firing of a Topol RS-12M intercontinental ballistic missile Tuesday night as anti-US provocation. DEBKAfile: The […]

Pro Russia troops take over ferry terminal in Crimea

EEV: The Russian Tank Columns now have clear access to fortify Crimea. This move signals the clear intention to escalate the occupation. It is now probable Russian Troop Columns in the Zaporozhye region will connect unopposed. #1″Russia puts forces in Ukraine In the Zaporozhye region moves a column of Russian troops . As […]

Russia refuses talks with Ukraine – Interfax

Source: Reuters – Sat, 1 Mar 2014 01:10 PM Author: Reuters KIEV, March 1 (Reuters) – Russia is refusing to hold talks with Ukraine under the auspices of an agreement that guarantees the country’s territorial integrity, Interfax news agency quoted Ukrainian Foreign Minister Andrij Deshchitsya as saying. Ukraine […]

Movement of Russian armored vehicles in Crimea fully complies with agreements – Foreign Ministry

Published time: February 28, 2014 13:28   15:29                                                                             Russian military vessels are anchored at a navy base in the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Sevastopol, Crimea, February 27, 2014 (Reuters) The movements of the Russian Black Sea Fleet’s armored vehicles in Ukraine’s Autonomous Republic of Crimea are in […]

Moscow confirms deployment of ( Short range Nukes ) Iskander missiles on NATO borders

Published time: December 16, 2013 18:12                                                                             Iskander high-precision missile system in place during military exercises. (RIA Novosti/Alexei Danichev) The Russian Defense Ministry has confirmed media reports on the deployment of short-range Iskander missiles in the country’s west, near its borders with the Baltic states and NATO members, […]

Russian News Agency Shut Due to Swears

By Benjamin Bidder Russia’s media watchdog agency has forced the closure of the Rosbalt news organization because of two YouTube videos containing swear words. Russian journalists are furious, calling it the latest attack on freedom of the press. Russia’s media watchdog agency has forced the closure of a […]