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Crimea Joins Russia: What About International Law?

Crimea Joins Russia: What About International Law?

Back on March 4, American President Barack Obama talked about the crisis in Crimea: “There is a strong belief that Russia’s action is violating international law. I know President Putin seems to have a different set of lawyers making a different set of interpretations, but I don’t think that’s fooling anybody.” On the basis of […]

Russia State Media Says Putin Could Turn USA to ‘radioactive ash’
By March 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Russia State Media Says Putin Could Turn USA to ‘radioactive ash’

Russian state television’s leading anchor said last Sunday that Russia could effectively turn the United States to radioactive ash. The incendiary comment comes as tension between the United States and Russia are at an all time high for recent years, amidst the outcome of the Crimean referendum. Since his comments were made, we now know […]

RT Anchor Quits On The Air, Says She Can’t ‘Whitewash’ Putin For State Media
By March 5, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

RT Anchor Quits On The Air, Says She Can’t ‘Whitewash’ Putin For State Media

News anchor Liz Wahl just quit her job at the Russia Today (RT). The state-owned television network has often been accused of covering up anything that might cast the Russian government in an unfavorable light. Wednesday, Wahl explained that as the granddaughter of Hungarian refugees who fled the Soviet Union, she could no longer “be […]

Barbie’s Starvation Diet

Barbie’s Starvation Diet

Have you tried breatherism- the alleged ability to live without food?  Valeria Lukyanova, a Ukranian model with a striking resemblance to a Barbie doll, claims to survive purely on light and air. Lukyanova recently admitted that she has not eaten a single thing in weeks.  “In recent weeks I have not been hungry at all; […]

2014 Winter Olympics, Sochi and Islam – Questions Unanswered

2014 Winter Olympics, Sochi and Islam – Questions Unanswered

The Sochi Olympics proved to be a big success — exactly what Russia wanted. Right from the opening ceremony itself, the entire event was a megalith in terms of popularity and success. If one wanted to catch a glimpse of Russia’s glorious past as well as its vibrant art, this year’s Winter Olympics were the […]