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Chernobyl disaster 31 years on…
Apr26

Chernobyl disaster 31 years on…

The United Nations today commemorated the International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day recalling the devastating explosion of 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant which spewed radioactive material to an area stretching 155,000 square kilometres across Belarus, Russia and Ukraine. Underscoring the need to strengthen international...

New church dedicated to Saint Luke the Surgeon to open in Nafplio
Apr22

New church dedicated to Saint Luke the Surgeon to open in Nafplio

The finishing touches were being put over the weekend on the new Greek Orthodox Church of Saint Luke the Surgeon, Archbishop of Crimea, on the outskirts of Nafplio in the northern Peloponnese. Slated for inauguration next Saturday, the church contains icons and wood-carvings executed by Russian masters and will also have a small museum in the...

US and Russia on the brink of war, warns US Professor (video)
Apr13

US and Russia on the brink of war, warns US Professor (video)

A Harvard Professor on Russia Studies has expressed his gave concerns over the possibility of a war between the US and Russia in an interview on Fox show “Tucker Carlson Tonight”. Stephen Cohen, a Professor Emeritus at Harvard and NYU, as well as an editor at Nation magazine, said the Russian side believes the US political establishment is...

Huge Russian torpedo found on beach in Lithuania! (PHOTOS)
Apr11

Huge Russian torpedo found on beach in Lithuania! (PHOTOS)

A four-metre long (12-foot) Russia-made torpedo was found on the Curonian Spit on the Baltic Sea coast, near the border with the Russian Federation. The torpedo found, according to the estimates of the border guards, is a training torpedo. It is painted in green and red colors, has inscriptions in Russian. The torpedo was found in...

U.S. and NATO Special Ops just fought a fake Guerrilla war in West Virginia
Apr10

U.S. and NATO Special Ops just fought a fake Guerrilla war in West Virginia

To the casual observer, the scene might’ve looked like an odd cross between a reenactment of a past war and a demonstration of a future conflict. Elite special operators, some of whom were speaking foreign languages, were roving around the hills of West Virginia on foot, horseback, all-terrain vehicles, and by helicopter, while practicing...

Incredible amount of WWII battlefield relics still being found on the Eastern Front (PHOTOS)
Apr10

Incredible amount of WWII battlefield relics still being found on the Eastern Front (PHOTOS)

The war on the Eastern Front, known to Russians as the “Great Patriotic War”, was the scene of the largest military confrontation in history. Over the course of four years, more than 400 Red Army and German divisions clashed in a series of operations along a front that extended more than 1,000 miles. Some 27 million Soviet soldiers and civilians...

China is about to launch its first home-built aircraft carrier
Apr01

China is about to launch its first home-built aircraft carrier

China’s defence ministry has confirmed that the country’s first locally built aircraft carrier has entered its final stage of construction before the hull is launched, which media reports suggest could be as early as April 23, the founding anniversary of the navy. “China’s first home-built aircraft carrier is now being fitted...

A circus tamer was attacked by his lions! (SHOCKING VIDEO)
Mar31

A circus tamer was attacked by his lions! (SHOCKING VIDEO)

The tamer was attacked by one lion at first, but then at least one more took part in the attack. A series of repeated attacks followed, while the audience was watching in horror before fleeing the circus. The man was saved his assistants with serious injuries but his life is not in danger. The incident took place in Ukraine. …read more...

Turkey: A Sunni Iran in the making?
Mar24

Turkey: A Sunni Iran in the making?

The rising tide of an aggressive blend of nationalism and Islamism might be prompting Ankara to pursue its own WMDs, and its preference appears to be long-range missiles. As Turkey feels more threatened by real or (mostly) imagined enemies, it increasingly views maximum possible military deterrence as essential to both survival (a defensive goal)...

A Soviet Spy Who saved The “Big Three” at the Tehran Conference was 19 years old at the time!
Mar20

A Soviet Spy Who saved The “Big Three” at the Tehran Conference was 19 years old at the time!

During the spy games of WWII, the result of the war was hanging by a thread. Gevorg Vartanian, a young Armenian who joined the Soviet intelligence circle through his father, proved to be a valuable asset, even when he was 16 years old. Vartanian’s father posed as a rich Persian merchant in Tehran for 23 years, having moved there in 1930...

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