A RUSSIAN fighter jet intercepted a US aircraft amid growing tensions between Moscow and Washington.The MiG-31 fighter escorted the US Air Force RC-135 strategic reconnaissance aircraft over the Chukchi Sea, in the eastern border of Russia.The Chukchi Sea is a body of water between the Arctic Ocean and the Bering Strait which separates Alaska from Russia.
Kristina Zhuravleva, 28, became popular for her beauty and lifestyle posts on social media - often posing alongside husband, Dmitr - who has been detained by Russian cops investigating the case An influencer has been found dead in a roadside forest 11 days after vanishing from home.
Russia has approved a single-dose version of its two-dose Sputnik V vaccine without completing safety testing under scientific protocols, the Associated Press reported.Under Russian authorities' approval, the new Sputnik Light vaccine will be marketed and given separately alongside the country's existing COVID-19 vaccines.Human testing of Sputnik Light began in January.
MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian court is considering a prosecutor’s request to outlaw jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation and regional campaign headquarters as “extremist”.Here are some of the other organisations that have already been labelled as such.NATIONALBOLSHEVIKPARTY A post-Soviet political party espousing far-right and far-left ideas, banned in 2007.
A POPULAR beauty influencer has been found dead in a forest 11 days after she had vanished from home - with her husband arrested on suspicion of murder.Kristina Zhuravleva, 28, often posed for glam snaps with her partner Dmitry - who has now been detained by police in Russia investigating her death.
A popular Russian ‘trash streamer’ has mocked a model over compensation fees after he violently abused her during an horrific live broadcast.Alena Efremova, 21, had her face rammed into a table on multiple occasions by 23-year-old Andrey Burim - aka Mellstroy –in a shocking incident that was widely viewed online.
Meduza had to shut its offices and cut the staff’s salaries as the 'foreign agent' designation hit its advertising revenues A major Russian independent media outlet, battered by a recent “foreign agent” designation, says that its last-ditch crowdfunding campaign has been undermined by a hacking attack.
Mia Nicolai is a true internationalist.Born in Amsterdam to a Russian mother, she learned from a young age to move between languages and cultures, accepting them as equal.This all fuels her future-pop vision, a trans-genre approach laden with colour, one that picks from multiple sources.
May 6 (Reuters) - Russia reported 7,639 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, including 2,114 in Moscow, which took the national tally of infections to 4,855,128.The Russian coronavirus crisis centre said that 351 more deaths of coronavirus patients had been confirmed in the last 24 hours, bringing the official death toll to 112,246.
The MiG-31 fighter took off to escort the U.S. Air Force RC-135 strategic reconnaissance aircraft over the Chukchi Sea, which is also known as the Sea of Chukotsk, a body of water between the Arctic Ocean and the Bering Strait that separates Alaska from Russia.Russia's National Defense Control Center said in a statement that its jet was scrambled from its Pacific Fleet "to identify the air target and prevent violation of the border of the Russian Federation," Tass reported.
The US secretary of state has told the BBC that the US will respond to reckless or aggressive acts by Russia.Antony Blinken said the US was focused in US state actions - such as the treatment of opposition figure Alexei Navalny, the Solar Winds hack and election interference.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, May 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- inCruises International LLC, the world's only subscription-based cruise travel membership club, has recently won a lawsuit in Russia against navika.pro, a Russian website, and Vera Apsarova, who wrote a defamatory article about inCruises that was published on navika.pro.
LUBA MUSHTUK has spoken out about her love life amid romance rumours with fellow Strictly Come Dancing co-star Giovanni Pernice.Strictly Come Dancing star Luba Mushtuk, 31, has spoken out on finding love within the Strictly family this year, as both her and Giovanni Pernice, 30, have been confirmed to be returning as dancers for the next series of the BBC favourite show.
Medvedev, who has received an opening-round bye in Madrid, said last month that clay was his least preferred surface and once again made his feelings clear during the second round match."I don't want to play here on this surface!"exclaimed Medvedev at a change of ends.
Helicopters and military jets flew over Moscow city center, the Kremlin, and the Red Square The Russian military rehearsed their flypasts on Wednesday, ahead of a parade on Victory Day on Sunday which marks the anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two.Russia commemorates the end of World War Two on May 9.
New legislation seeks to target both employees and donors of prominent opposition figure ahead of September election A group of Russian lawmakers have introduced a bill that could ban anyone who has worked for Alexei Navalny or even made a donation to his foundation from running for parliament, with one critic describing it as “genuine fascism”.
The two notorious Russian military intelligence spies who 'poisoned Skripals with novichok in Salisbury' are 'promoted to work for Putin as important Kremlin representatives' The two Russian spies accused of deploying a chemical warfare agent in Salisbury have been promoted to work for Vladimir Putin, claims a new investigation.
President Joe Biden said Tuesday his staff is working to arrange an in-person summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin pegged around his scheduled trip to Europe.Biden is set to meet with leaders of the G7 group in Cornwall, England June 11-13, followed by a stop in Brussels for the annual NATO summit June 14th.
A GROUP of female runners have caused fury in Russia after exercising and dancing in front of a mosque.The athletes were warming up ahead of the May 3 marathon in the Russian city of Kazan when they put on the "provocative" display.The women, all dressed in tight running gear for the marathon they would be running in, performed light stretches before breaking into an impromptu dance routine.
Ever since the Brexit vote in 2016, there has been a committed group of activists and politicians convinced that only Russian meddling could possibly explain why the British people decided they wanted to leave the EU.The political equivalents of Hiroo Onoda – the Japanese soldier who refused to accept the second world war was over – they have continued to press the case that Vladimir Putin used nefarious means to trick the electorate into casting their ballots for Brexit, even as the evidence (and polling) has continued to show that Brits are still happy with their decision to leave.