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No, Molly, Russia doesn’t believe in ‘nuking their own people’

One self-proclaimed expert who sees Russia’s sinister hand under every bed has claimed that Moscow’s nuclear doctrine includes “nuking their own people.” This was deemed a step too far even by her fellow Russia critics. After Hawaiians scrambled in panic due to a false nuclear launch alert Saturday, pundit Molly McKew argued on Twitter that […]

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Fake Russian avant-garde? Art experts say Belgian museum exhibited ‘questionable’ works

A group of art experts have accused a leading Belgian museum of staging an exhibition featuring ‘highly questionable’ works, purportedly by Russian avant garde artists. The Russian Modernism exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent claims to have 26 previously unseen works by leading artists such as Wassily Kandinsky, Kazimir Malevich and Alexander […]

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Coldest village on Earth: Residents of Siberian settlement unfazed by -62C temperatures (VIDEO)

The Siberian outpost of Oymyakon is officially the coldest permanently inhabited place on Earth – yet residents incredibly go about their day-to-day routines despite bone-chilling temperatures of -62C (-80F). In fact, it’s quite possible that it’s even colder than -62C, given that the Siberian Times reports the town’s digital thermometer stopped working when it reached […]

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3D space tour: NASA ‘flies’ viewers through blazing Orion Nebula (VIDEO)

Dramatic imagery from the Hubble telescope has helped NASA create a 3D ‘fly-through’ tour of the Orion Nebula. Situated around 1,350 light years away from Earth, the Orion Nebula’s blazing cluster of stars lights up clouds of dust and gas, giving it a glorious glow. One of the brightest features of the Milky Way, it’s […]

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‘Stalemate & controlled chaos in Afghanistan’… so should US stay?

There is controlled chaos in Afghanistan. If the US leaves, there will be complete chaos, but the US has no regional country to rely on, Middle East military analyst Kamal Alam told RT. With many people in Afghanistan demanding that US troops stationed there withdraw, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has warned that the country could […]

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Attack on the press? Philippines revokes license for major news outlet Rappler

Major Philippines news outlet Rappler has vowed to continue its reporting after the government handed down a ‘kill order’ revoking the company’s license to operate. The ruling by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the nation’s corporate business regulator, was made public on Monday. According to government officials, Rappler’s license was withdrawn because of its […]

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Convicted murderer attacks 7 French prison guards amid protests for extra security

A convicted murderer has attacked and injured several guards in a French prison, local trade union says. The incident comes days after a similar assault by a convicted terrorist triggered nationwide protests from prison guards. The inmate, whose name hasn’t been released, attacked seven prison guards in Mont-de-Marsan prison in the southwest department of Landes […]

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