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U.S. Aiming Sanctions at Russia After Election Interference
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. officials are expected to announce an imminent response, including sanctions, on Thursday for Russia's interference in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts -- an effort that ensures action before President-elect Donald Tru…
Russian Snowboarder Alexei Sobolev Supports Pussy Riot (Sort Of)
After my post last night about Bob Costas name dropping Pussy Riot during the opening broadcast of the Sochi 2014 Olympics, I realized that I should also give you some sort of context as to why it happened. It wasn't just Costas going all willy-nilly and standing atop his soapbox (yet). Ol' Bobby me…
What’s Happening in Ukraine?
It's been all over the news for the last couple of weeks. What's happening in the Ukraine?
Huge antigovernment protests have escalated quickly in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, since late last year. These events started happening around the time that President Yanukovych turned away from a de…
Bloodhound Gang Wanted in Russia
Bloodhound Gang members Evil Jared Hasselhoff and Jimmy Pop are in a little trouble with Mother Russia. While performing in Ukraine in July, Evil Jared used the Russian flag for a "Bad Touch," by stuffing it down the front of his pants, pulling it out the back, and throwing it down…
Amazing Footage of the Meteorite Crash in Russia [VIDEO]
An incredibly bright light followed by a glass shattering boom caused a bit of panic on Thursday evening as a meteorite exploded over Russia. Speculations ran quick of a missile attack or a UFO, but it was nothing more than a rare astronomical event. Even more rare is for it to be documented this he…
Hackers Take Down Website of Court That Jailed Pussy Riot
The website of the Russian court that handed down a guilty verdict to three members of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot was taken down by hackers Tuesday morning, according to a group called AnonymousRussia, which claims to be a Russian offshoot of the international hacker collective known as …