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Edward Snowden’s Russian Adventure: ‘Fearful’

Edward Snowden is, to some, the most interesting man in the world for a variety of reasons. Yet Snowden is made infinitely more fascinating by his mystique; whatever opinions one might hold about him, nobody really knows anything about how …

Selena Gomez Won’t Perform Due To “Anti-Gay’ Visa Selena Gomez Won’t Perform Due To “Anti-Gay’ Visa

Selena Gomez had to cancel a string of European concerts due to conflicts with obtaining a Russian visa. The 21-year-old singer will not be performing at any of the Russian venues previously considered nor will she sing in Belarus and …

John McCain’s Op-Ed Appears on Pravda.ru
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Last weekend, John McCain made it clear he intended to write a counterpoint to Vladimir Putin’s viral NYT column, and that he wanted that piece published by Pravda. The internet teased McCain because of his outdated worldview (let’s face it: …

Russian Man Shot Over Immanuel Kant’s Philosophy

Two men, who were standing in line to buy beer in the southern Russian town of Rostov-on-Don, got into an argument over the philosophies of Immanuel Kant, which ended in one man being shot several times with a BB gun. …

Tim Tebow Rally Held by Jacksonville Fans
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At 3:16 PM today, a group of Jacksonville Jaguars fans decided to hold a rally, which was to last for 3 hours and 16 minutes (all allusions to Tebow’s faith, of course), in order to convince the owners of the …

Navy Yard Shooting: Russian Official Says Shooting Is Fault Of American Exceptionalism
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This morning, a shooting took place at the Navy Yard in Washington D.C. Details are still scarce, but people still have plenty to say about the event. One such person is Russian government official Alexei Pushkov. Pushkov, a member of …

Tim Tebow Offered $1 Million for Two Games
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Tim Tebow has been struggling to find work in the NFL. However, there is an American team in Russia that is willing to offer Tebow one million dollars for him to play just two games. The Moscow Black Storm owner, …

Tablet Shipments Overtaking PCs in Russia Tablet Shipments Overtaking PCs in Russia
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Yesterday, market research firm IDC predicted that tablet shipments will beat combined desktop PC and Notebook PC shipments this holiday season. The shift is one that is expected to continue with overall tablet shipments topping PC shipments for 2014. Today, …

Putin Pens New York Times Op-Ed, Talks Foreign Policy
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The “bad boy” president of Russia, Vladimir Putin, has a message for the American people, and in a conveniently timed viral column that The New York Times published on September 11, Putin bypasses political pleasantries and gets right to business. …

Ann Coulter: Neocon bomb thrower thinks Obama is “Monkey”?
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Yesterday evening, the popular neoconservative commentator and author Ann Coulter felt impulsive enough to call Barack Obama a “monkey” who is apparently being danced around by Russian President Vladimir Putin. To put it mildly, Coulter is not new to controversy. …

Bloodhound Gang: To Russia with hate?
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What is the best way to lose friends, not influence people, and be hated and reviled in return? Disrespect their family, their heritage, their country and their flag. And this is exactly what the rock band Bloodhound Gang did in …

Syria Turn Over Weapons Promise Sways Obama
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While expressing skepticism about promises from the Syrian regime to turn over chemical weapons, during a Monday night NBC News interview, later that evening… President Barack Obama leaned toward the proposal in the face of public opposition and wavering congressional …

G20 Summit: Syria, World Economy Discussed G20 Summit: Syria, World Economy Discussed

The Group of 20, a group of countries developed and emerging whose populations comprise two out of three people on Earth, saw their world leaders gather in St. Petersburg over the last two days. First coming together in 2009 to …

Russian Warships Head to Syria’s Coast

The St. Petersburg central naval command has announced the large landing warship “Nikolai Filchenkov” will set sail for the Syrian coast to join two Russian destroyers which have already left, as Moscow boosts it’s presence in the region ahead of …

Syria: Latest Global Responses and Developments

After announcing his intentions to intervene militarily in the Syrian crisis, President Barack Obama is working on building support before Congress reconvenes on 9 September and discusses the President’s resolution. In the meantime, other nations and organizations are communicating an …

Russia NORAD Joint Operation Takes Place

The AP via ABC News has a story of military cooperation this evening with the combined efforts of Russian and NORAD forces in a training exercise known as Vigilant Eagle. The exercise is a familiar one, and has been taken …

Russia Warns U.S. of Fallout if Syria is Struck
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Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov spoke to reporters in Moscow today about the United States’ potential counter-strike against Syria in the wake of allegations of chemical weapons use on a Syrian suburb. Bloomberg has Lavrov using the words “slippery slope” …

Wentworth Miller Shares Important Personal News

Female fans of the popular hit series Prison Break may be letting out a collective sigh of disappointment this evening as Wentworth Miller has announced the reason behind his decision not to attend the St. Petersburg International Film Festival as …

Game of Thrones Actress Part of Russian Campaign

Emilia Clarke is part of a political campaign to increase perceptions of safety in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg, unbeknownst to the famous Game of Thrones actress and to great disgust for fans of the hit series. Yakov Silin, who …

Free-To-Play FIFA PC Game Coming to Brazil & Russia

Publisher EA this week announced that it will soon release a free-to-play version of its popular FIFA video games – but only for Brazil and Russia. FIFA World will be out for PC in those countries sometime in November. FIFA …

Bloodhound Gang Member Puts Russian Flag Down Pants
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The Bloodhound Gang has long had a reputation for saying and doing exactly what’s on their minds, but a recent display of onstage shenanigans in Odessa resulted in the band being kicked out of a music festival and deported, and …