Russia Archive

Life in the ‘Most Polluted’ City in Russia, and one of the Coldest

Wrap up warm, this article is going to take you on a journey to the edge of the world, to a place where the rivers run red and minus fifty (yup, -50°C/-58°F) is a normal temperature. This is a place where the snow falls

Will Putin gift Edward Snowden to Trump to strengthen their relationship?

Recent reports have been circulating that Vladimir Putin is willing to ‘hand over’ Edward Snowden to Donald Trump. The reports originated in an article by former deputy director of the CIA, Michael J. Morell, who wrote: “What better way for President Putin to cement

Finally: list of 80 people with as much money as 1/2 of humanity

Since the “financial repression,” the most powerful people have only gotten more powerful. A 2013 Oxfam report found that 80 people had as much wealth as 1/2 of humanity, and a few months later Forbes said the number had dropped to 67. Many of

Mysterious Light In The Russian Sky (Photos + Videos)

A huge orange flash turned the night to day in the in the Sverdlovsk region of Russia when it showed in the sky on 14 November 2014 around 6:39 pm local time. There are still no clear explanations by authorities or scientists. As the emergency

Free Russian Journalists Detained by Kiev!

The “Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe” (OSCE) has urged Kiev authorities to release the Russian journalists captured in eastern Ukraine, saying that intimidation and obstruction of media working in the country is “unacceptable.” Before that, Moscow had called on the (OSCE) to

How Did Putin Get Where He Is?

In 1999, Vladimir Putin inherited the position of Prime Minister from outgoing President Boris Yeltsin. The fledgling Russian Federation had only just emerged from the most sudden loss of territory in recorded history. The dissolution of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU) eight

Russia And US Fire First Shots Of Economic War As Crimea Changes Hands

Unimpressed with Russia’s military presence in Crimea, the United States, Canada, and other nations have issued sanctions against the country in an effort to persuade Putin to withdraw the newly added military personnel from the area. Putin thus far has mostly brushed off the

Russia Prepares For US and EU Sanctions: May Dump $200 Billion US Bonds

Tensions remain heightened for the Ukraine, as pro-Russian protesters stormed government headquarters in Donetsk on Wednesday, once again raising a Russian flag. Clashes continue in the streets, with several dead and many more injured or arrested, the United Nations (UN) envoy to Ukraine also

Russia Sends Soldiers Into Ukraine: War Threatens

Following weeks of protests and violent clashes between demonstrators and police, Ukraine has seen the downfall of its government and its President Viktor Yanukovich. Now, with Russian troops inside of Ukraine’s borders, the situation is threatening to escalate to a whole new level. The

Unrest In Ukraine, Officials Investigated: Klitschko vs Tyranny

“Euromaidan” is the name for the current wave of demonstrations and political unrest recently in Ukraine.  Named after Maidan Nezalezhnosti, or Independence Square, in the capital city of Kiev.  The protests have been going on continuously since November 21st. The protests started mainly as a