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Russia May Ban Cigarettes For Everyone Born After 2015

Russia May Ban Cigarettes For Everyone Born After 2015

Russia’s Ministry of Health has confirmed that a plan to ban the sale of cigarettes to anyone born after 2015 is now circulating the halls of the Russian government, and receiving a positive reception. The plan, first reported by Russian news site Izvestia, would make Russia the only country in...
How Catherine The Great Shook Up Europe’s Male Power Structure — And Was Punished For It

How Catherine The Great Shook Up Europe’s Male Power Structure — And Was Punished For It

It was sexism, not a horse -- as one infamous rumor goes -- that brought down the powerful Russian empress.
Devastating Civil Wars That Make America’s Look Tiny

Devastating Civil Wars That Make America’s Look Tiny

The United States invaded Russia, Germany tore itself apart over religion, and hunger became a weapon in Africa. These domestic conflicts render America's Civil War puny by comparison.
The Time Trump Mistook An Actor For The President Of Russia

The Time Trump Mistook An Actor For The President Of Russia

In 1988, Donald Trump had a meeting with Mikhail Gorbachev. The problem was that, well, he actually didn't.
Trump Wants A Nuclear Arms Race

Trump Wants A Nuclear Arms Race

Trump calls for the U.S. to expand its arsenal of weapons of mass destruction.
How Vodka Shaped The Course Of Russian History

How Vodka Shaped The Course Of Russian History

The surprising ways in which the "water of life" has helped determine Russia's religious, political, and economic fate for hundreds of years.
It’s Official: Electoral College Makes Donald Trump President

It’s Official: Electoral College Makes Donald Trump President

While allegations of Russian meddling loom, the Electoral College has now officially made Donald Trump America's next president.
16 Things To Know About Vladimir Putin

16 Things To Know About Vladimir Putin

Fascinating facts about the world's most powerful man.
Tell Us About Trump And Putin Partnership, Electoral College Says To US Intelligence Officials

Tell Us About Trump And Putin Partnership, Electoral College Says To US Intelligence Officials

The Electoral College wants to be made aware of any malfeasance before meeting to decide the presidency on December 19.
Putin Directly Involved With 2016 Election Hack, US Officials Say

Putin Directly Involved With 2016 Election Hack, US Officials Say

U.S. intelligence officials assert that Putin had a vendetta against Hillary Clinton and sought to discredit American democracy.
John McCain Contradicts Trump, Says Russia Definitely Influenced US Presidential Election

John McCain Contradicts Trump, Says Russia Definitely Influenced US Presidential Election

“Let’s call Vladimir Putin for what he is," McCain said. “Vladimir Putin is a thug and a murderer and a killer and a KGB agent."