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03 May 2015
Asia & Pacific
Brave New World
Connecting The Pieces
Russia Did More for Crimea in 1 Year Than Ukraine Since Soviet Fall - Crimean Official
Russia has done more for Crimean Tatars since the reunification than Ukraine has in over two decades while the peninsula was under its rule, Resit Kemal As, advisor of the head of Crimea Sergei Aksenov, told Sputnik.
Force 3.1 Quake Rattles Russia's Far East Island of Sakhalin
An earthquake measuring 3.1 on the Richter scale hit the island of Sakhalin in Russia's Far East, local emergency officials said early Saturday.
Kremlin Chief of Staff Concerned About Western Attempts to Rewrite WWII History
More than 27 Soviet million people died during WWII out of 70 million being the total number of victims. However, former Western allies are trying to bury it in oblivion.
The 2015 Victory Day Celebrations in Moscow
Russia to Unveil Brand New Military Hardware at Victory Day Parade
Cutting-edge artillery systems, famous fighter jets and intercontinental ballistic missiles will show their power during the victory parade in Moscow. Legendary T-34 battle tanks will drive alongside new-generation Armata tanks, considered the deadliest by experts.
The 2015 Victory Day Celebrations in Moscow
Russia's St.Petersburg to Host Unique Icebreakers Festival
The Russian city of Saint Petersburg will host the icebreaker festival on May 2-3, 2015, as part of the celebrations commemorating the 70th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, according to event organizers.
Russia Has Proven Its Ability to Face Any Economic Challenge – Putin
Speaking at an award ceremony for Russia's Heroes of Labor on Friday, President Vladimir Putin stressed that Russia has demonstrated its ability to face the most complex of economic challenges.
Symbolic Islamic Madrasa in Crimea Returned to Muslims
As established by the prosecutor's office, the Zincirli Madrasa, which is an educational and spiritual center for Muslims of Crimea, was unlawfully transferred to the fund of Crimea.
Have a Nice Trip: Tourist Season Kicks Off in Crimea
The tourist season opens in Russia's Crimean Federal District on May 1; a whole array of variety acts and musical performances are scheduled for later in the day, according to Crimean Resorts and Tourism Minister Elena Yurchenko.
Russian Orlan-10 Drones Start Monitoring Arctic
Russia is deploying its Orlan-10 drones in the Arctic, to monitor the environmental situation in the region, the Russian Defense Ministry's Eastern Military District's press service has announced in a statement.
Chechen Leader Ready to Testify in Murder of Boris Nemtsov
Ramzan Kadyrov said that he is ready to testify in the murder of politician Boris Nemtsov.
Progress Failure Reason Remains Unknown - Russian Deputy Prime Minister
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said that nobody has any significant versions explaining what happen with the Progress cargo vessel.
Silent Assassins: Siberian Soldiers Get Deadly Amor Piercing Assault Rifle
Val Silent assault rifles have been put into service with the Russian Central Military District's reconnaissance units stationed in Siberia.
Warning of Catastrophe Over Barring Russia From Banking System
Cutting Russia out of the global banking payment system SWIFT could turn into a catastrophe for the overall system of payments in Europe, according to the head of public affairs at UniCredit Group, Italy, Giuseppe Scognamiglio.
Ready to Go: Russian Army to Get New Amphibious Armored Engineer Vehicles
Russian army is to get new amphibious armored engineer vehicles, equipped with machine-guns, electronic countermeasure devices and GLONASS navigation system and able to withstand temperatures ranging from -40°C to +40°C.
Putin Remembers Family’s WWII Past in an ‘Intimate’ Op-Ed
Vladimir Putin unveiled his family's history in an op-ed published in the Pioneer magazine.
US Commander: Take Nukes Off High Alert or Risk Hackers Starting a War
Concerns that a cyberattack could start a nuclear war could be addressed by taking nuclear weapons off of high alert, says a top US military commander, but neither the US nor Russia wants to make that move.
Progress Incident Not Threatening Orbital Station, Work of Crew
The incident with the Progress cargo vessel does not endanger the International Space Station (ISS), according to First Deputy General Designer at Russia's Energia space corporation Vladimir Soloviev.
Lock and Load: Russian Hybrid Robo-Soldiers Could Be Just Five Years Away
Russian armed forces are going to be equipped with mind-controlled exoskeletons which would massively increase the strength, endurance and effectiveness of a serviceman multiple times, enabling each soldier to carry up to 300 kilograms of personal gear.
Navalny Poses No Political Threat to Putin - Kremlin Spokesman
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Russian President Vladimir Putin does not consider other politicians as a threat because of the leader’s level of trust and ratings.
Putin: Russia Cutting Nuclear Arms to Minimal Levels and Will Keep Doing So
In a letter to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) conference, Russian President Vladimir Putin confirmed that Moscow has consistently fulfilled all parts of the treaty.
Small Earthquake Hits Los Angeles Area
Ukraine Donbas Battalion Moves in to Reinforce Shirokino – Commander
Red Phones: NATO Initiates Hotline to Russia's Defense Ministry
The Vikings Are Coming! Norway Adds $500 Mln to Militarize Arctic
Kiev Should Grant Autonomy to Donbass – Italian FM
Pentagon Claims Russian Nuclear Bombers Invaded US Airspace Near Alaska
Beijing Slams White House Over WWII Military Parade Criticism
Come Fly With Me: Spanish and Russian Warplanes Meet Over Baltic Sea
Cash is King: Saudi Arabia Spending Foreign Reserves at Record Speed
Blooming Bromance: Russia-China Alliance Challenges US-Designed World Order
Queen of the Stage: Russian Ballerina Maya Plisetskaya
Will The Real WWII Hero Please Stand Up?
Dollar No More
What's the main cause of the current misconceptions over WWII?
Anti-Russian propaganda and twisting history for the current political agenda
Poor history teaching in the West's schools
I don’t think there are any misconceptions