The U.S. ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul arrives at the Foreign Ministry in Moscow on Wednesday.
Last Friday night, after a day-long manhunt using helicopters and heavily armed officers, one of the two suspects of Boston Marathon explosions was caught alive. The other one was shot dead during the chase.
When he returned here in 2012, family members who hadn’t seen him in years, say they were surprised by his new interest in religion.
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The authorities have identified the two as brothers, 19 and 26 years of age, originating from Chechnya near Russia. According to AP, “A law enforcement intelligence bulletin obtained by the AP identified the surviving bomb suspect as Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, a 19-year-old who had been living in Cambridge, just outside Boston, and said he “may be armed and dangerous.”"
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Thirty two-year-old Dmitry Itskov, a Russian billionaire has big bucks, big dreams and big plans. He has unveiled plans to make humans immortal by converting them into ‘Terminator-style’ cyborgs and he has put all his might and money behind the dream. Not only that, he has set himself the time limit of three decades.
Workers seemed to be enjoying themselves. They snapped photos of the group as they played traditional Russian instruments.
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This year’s annual UN Commission on the Status of Women has been more emotive since a Pakistani schoolgirl was fatally injured by the Taliban and a medical student was gang-raped in Delhi, India. But three countries are being blamed for not helping the commission to create stricter global laws to prevent violence against women.
Iran, Russia and the Vatican, already notorious for their treatment with women, are resisting changes in tougher regulations being adopted to prevent criminal acts against women in the world. The three countries are making efforts to wipe out language in a draft communiqué that says ‘religion, customs or traditions can no longer be used as an excuse to avoid government’s obligation to prevent violence against women’.
On Friday, asteroid 2012 DA14 will make a close approach to our planet than any other known asteroid since systematic surveys of the sky began in the mid-1990s.
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Google has filed a lawsuit against a Russian federal agency’s ban on one of its hosted videos on YouTube. The video in question is a make-up tutorial video that demonstrates how a blunt razor, glue and fake blood can make it look like an actual suicide attempt.
Russia’s Internet blacklist is a database containing URLs, domain names and IP addresses of websites that may contain child pornography, drug abuse and production, suicide advocacy or any information that is prohibited by Russian law to be circulated.
However, the blacklist has been met by a lot of criticism by the Russian Internet industry. It can block whole domains when only a certain part of a website contains illegal or blacklisted material.
Just looking at this video will make your toes freeze!
A Russian man braving -41 degrees of cold made this amazing video. He boiled a pot of water, and threw it out of his balcony. It turned to snow before it even reached ground level! In fact it froze just as it contacted the chilling air outside!
Uncountable trucks and cars have been stuck on a major highway, some for actually more than two days now, in a huge traffic jam which is dozens of kilometers (miles) long and is caused by heavy snow in the northwest of Moscow, Russian media reported on Sunday.