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There Is A Russian Spy Ship Off The East Coast

There Is A Russian Spy Ship Off The East Coast

A Russian spy ship is currently sailing up the East Coast of the United States, near Delaware. Fox News is reporting that the ship, the SSV-175 Viktor Leonov, is roughly 70 miles off the coast in international waters and heading north. It’s not yet clear what the ship’s ultimate destination...
Russian Newspaper Says Women Should Be “Proud Of Their Bruises” After Putin Partially Decriminalizes Domestic Violence

Russian Newspaper Says Women Should Be “Proud Of Their Bruises” After Putin Partially Decriminalizes Domestic Violence

Putin's new measures have significantly reduced the penalties for domestic abuse in a country where one in three women endure it.
Most Early Europeans Learned Farming From Middle Eastern Migrants, Study Finds

Most Early Europeans Learned Farming From Middle Eastern Migrants, Study Finds

Baltic hunter-gatherers, however, learned how to farm by trading, not marrying, with farmers migrating from the Middle East.
“The World Is Preparing For War,” Former Soviet Leader Says

“The World Is Preparing For War,” Former Soviet Leader Says

In a recent op-ed, Mikhail Gorbachev warns against the growing global militarization and calls for outlawing war.
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.