Thursday, November 23, 2017

Russian ‘cannibal man and woman’ detained after ‘eating’ up to 30 victims

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Russia’s southern Krasnodarsky Region has awoken to horrifying news about a pair of cannibals that could be responsible for up to 30 grisly murders, local media report citing police. Parts of some of the victims were reportedly stored for later consumption. The couple – a...

FBI director sees no evidence of interference in Russia probe

FBI Director Christopher Wray said on Thursday he has not "detected any whiff of interference" into the ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Speaking publicly for the first time since being confirmed as head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Wray...

Russian spy plane flies over Washington

A Russian surveillance aircraft has made a low altitude flight over the Pentagon, the Capitol and other US government buildings in Washington, reported Press TV. The Russian Air Force Tupolev Tu-154 made its flight on Wednesday as part of the Treaty on Open Skies, which...

US claims of Syrian chemical attacks are ‘speculations without facts’ — Russian official

The White House warning of new chemical attacks allegedly planned by the Syrian government is unsubstantiated and a complication of reconciliation processes, said Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov. "These speculations are not backed up by anything. No one is putting forward any facts," Gatilov said, Russian...

Russia successfully launches Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile

Russia successfully launches Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile
The Borey-class submarine "Yuriy Dolgorukiy" carried out a successful launch of the RSM-56 Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile on Monday. The Russian Defense Ministry reported that the warheads of the Bulava missile were launched from the Barents Sea and successfully hit the designated targets at the...

Armed Russian Su-27 fighter jet comes within 5 feet of US recon jet

An armed Russian fighter jet buzzed a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance aircraft in the Baltic Sea on Monday, two U.S. officials told Fox News. The Russian Su-27 jet had air-to-air missiles under its wings and approached the U.S. Air Force RC-135 recon jet "rapidly," coming...

Smoke detected at one of the rooms at Unit 3 in Chernobyl power plant

Ukraine nuclear watchdog says, Ukraine’s nuclear regulatory body reported smoke at one of the rooms at Unit 3 in Chernobyl, adding that it was briefly “liquidated” by the state emergency personnel and the radiological situation at the site has not changed following the incident. “At 15:57...

‘He is a good guy’ — Ex-FBI Comey confirms Trump told him to ‘let Flynn probe go’

Fired FBI director James Comey confirmed in a statement Wednesday that US President Donald Trump urged him to drop an investigation into his former national security advisor Michael Flynn, then under scrutiny for his Russia contacts. "I hope you can see your way clear to...

We don’t care who’s the head of US — Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday rejected allegations that his country influenced last year’s U.S. presidential election, saying such an act “wouldn’t make sense” and that he hadn’t seen “any direct proof of Russian interference” that would have aided the election of Donald Trump. In...

Federal contractor arrested by FBI over leak of NSA report on Russian hacking

A government contractor in Georgia was arrested this weekend after a classified National Security Agency report was leaked on an alleged cyberattack attempt by Russian military intelligence officers on a voting software company and local election officials, wrote HuffPost on Tuesday.  Reality Leigh Winner, a 25-year-old...

Powerful storm left several people dead in Moscow

Russian media reports a powerful storm left several people dead, and over 40 others asked for medical assistance in Moscow after a storm, mayor Sergei Sobyanin said on Monday. Sputnik News said 11 people died, 50 injured due to a heavy storm in Moscow. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJ_qTIM3Rkk https://twitter.com/SputnikInt/status/869220013412159488

Trump advisor says US rules out easing sanctions on Russia

Trump advisor said US rules out easing sanctions on Russia, reported AFP News Agency on Friday. AFP News Agency -- Washington will not ease sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine and may even get tougher on Moscow, the White House said Friday, ending...

Russian FSB detained a group of terrorists who has plotted public attacks in Moscow

Russian media reported on Thursday, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) detained a Daesh-linked group of terrorists who has plotted public transportation attacks in Moscow. Sputnik News reports -- According to the FSB, those detained are the citizens of Russia and Central Asian states. "The FSB...

Russia to build at least 15 spacecrafts operating in the orbit by 2020 — Putin

Russia needs to build up the orbital grouping with at least 15 spacecrafts operating in the orbit by 2020 to provide remote sensing of Russia and the whole world, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday. The president has held a meeting with Roscosmos state space...

Russian hackers hit banks in Russia by using Android devices, planning to target EU soon

Russian cyber criminals used malware planted on Android mobile devices to steal from domestic bank customers and were planning to target European lenders before their arrest, investigators and sources with knowledge of the case told Reuters. Their campaign raised a relatively small sum by cyber-crime...

Russian forces arrive in southern Syria, backing the government troops

Russian paratroopers and special forces arrived in the Al-Sweida Governorate of southern Syria this week, following the U.S. attack on a pro-government convoy near the Iraqi border-crossing, a military source told Al-Masdar News last night. Al-Masdar News reports the Russian military personnel will take the...

Russia not afraid of any country in the world, including China — Putin

Russia is not afraid of China as a competitor in the global economy, when cooperating with Beijing, Moscow accepts only what is good for it, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a press conference as part of the Belt and Road international economic forum...

Russia intends to develop its naval base in Tartus, Syria

Russia intends to modernise its naval base in the Syrian city of Tartus, Chairman of the State of Duma’s Defence Committee, Vladimir Shamanov, announced today. Speaking in an interview with Russia Today (RT), Shamanov said that the “Planned measures have already begun,” stressing that...

Trump campaign were in contact with Russians in at least 18 calls and emails before US elections

Michael Flynn and other advisers to Donald Trump’s campaign were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last seven months of the 2016 presidential race, current and former U.S. officials familiar with...

Nearly $100 billion — Russia buying up more of America’s debt

In March, the country bought $13.5 billion of US government bonds -- better known as "Treasury securities." Russia's total holdings of US debt have now increased to nearly $100 billion, according to recently released Treasury Department data. It's the third straight month of buying from...

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