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  • Here are the proposed names for the 4 newest elements on the periodic table

    06/09/2016 2:40:41 AM PDT · by AdmSmith · 65 replies
    Vox ^ | 8JUN2016 | Brian Resnick
    Nihonium, named after Japan (Nippon is a Japanese word for Japan), with an atomic number of 113. Its symbol is Nh. Moscovium (Mc), element 115, named after the Russian capital city. Tennessine (Ts), 117, named after — you guessed it — the state of Tennessee. ("Tennessine is in recognition of the contribution of the Tennessee region, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Vanderbilt University, and the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, to superheavy element research," the IUPAC states.) And finally, 118 is oganesson (Og), which bears the name of Russian physicist Yuri Oganessian, who led several elemental discoveries. Nature reports this...
  • Muslim nanny who beheaded 4-year-old, paraded head while screaming “Allahu akbar” won’t face trial:

    05/17/2016 9:08:27 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 56 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Robert Spencer
    she’s insane She screamed “Allahu akbar” while brandishing the girl’s head and said that Allah had ordered her to behead the girl. She seems to have had an Islamic State boyfriend. She had become religious not long before the beheading, and started wearing hijab. She says the beheading was revenge for Russian airstrikes on Muslims in Syria. She told her son to pray five times a day and live in accord with Sharia. Yes, this woman is clearly insane, just the way so very many Islamic jihad terrorists these days are insane. The establishment line is that Islamic jihad terror...
  • At least three people killed as hundreds brawl in Moscow cemetery

    05/14/2016 10:36:08 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 38 replies
    At least three people were killed in a massive turf war brawl at a Russian cemetery over who controls the graveyard’s burial services. About 200 people clashed inside the Khovanskoye cemetery in southwest Moscow. The fighters fired guns and used shovels, baseball bats and steel bars to bash their opponents, police said. Video of the wild fight showed dozens of people rushing past headstones while clutching bats and poles as weapons.
  • Russian Jet Threatened U.S. Recon Aircraft

    04/16/2016 5:24:46 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 35 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | April 16, 2016 | Bill Gertz
    A Russian fighter jet flew dangerously close to a U.S. RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft on Thursday in the latest military provocation by Moscow over the Baltic Sea, the U.S. European Command said Saturday. “On April 14, a U.S. Air Force RC-135 aircraft flying a routine route in international airspace over the Baltic Sea was intercepted by a Russian Su-27 in an unsafe and unprofessional manner,” said Navy Capt. Danny Hernandez. “This intercept comes shortly after the unsafe Russian encounters with USS Donald Cook,” he added. “There have been repeated incidents over the last year where Russian military aircraft have come close...
  • Fire engulfs Russian defense ministry's building in Moscow (old HQ)

    04/03/2016 10:27:11 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 3, 2016 10:55 AM EDT
    A massive fire raged at a former headquarters of the Russian Defense Ministry in Moscow on Sunday before it was brought under control several hours later. Hundreds of firefighters and several cranes were seen battling the blaze Sunday afternoon after the fire broke out hours earlier. […] The Defense Ministry moved to a new headquarters on the Moskva River in 2014, but still kept the old building near the Kremlin. …
  • Fire rips through Russian defense ministry

    04/03/2016 9:16:11 AM PDT · by AdmSmith · 15 replies
    al Arabia ^ | 3APR2016 | staff
    A fire ripped through a Russian Defense Ministry building in central Moscow on Sunday, sending plumes of smoke over the Russian capital as fire fighters battled to extinguish the blaze. Around 50 people were reported to have been evacuated from the administrative building, which dates from the end of the eighteenth century. Nobody was reported to have been hurt. Photographs from the scene showed fire fighters scaling ladders to access the building’s upper floors with fire engines pumping water through hoses placed on the ground floor. Traffic through central Moscow was diverted. Major-General Igor Konashenkov, on the scene, told the...
  • ISIS Terror Cell Busted in Moscow: The Uzbek-Turkish Connection

    03/31/2016 7:13:50 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 16 replies
    Gates of Vienna ^ | 31 Mar, 2016 | Baron Bodissey
    This Russian TV news report details a raid on an apartment in Moscow that allegedly served as the headquarters of a cell of operatives for the Islamic State. The men who were arrested were all Uzbeks, but there may well be a Turkish connection, judging by the presence of forged Turkish IDs among the fake documents. It seems that the cell’s function was to facilitate the movement of people to and from Syria and Iraq through Turkey, and within the Russian Federation as well.
  • World Summit of Christian Leaders to Gather in Moscow in October to Support Persecuted Christians

    03/30/2016 6:15:01 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 8 replies
    Interfax ^ | 3/30/16
    Moscow, March 30, Interfax - The Russian Orthodox Church and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) will hold a World Summit of Christian Leaders in Moscow, on October 28-30, in support of persecuted Christians. The forum is expected to gather about a thousand delegates from 150 countries, a spokesperson for the Russian Orthodox Church said. "The reason for conducting such a large-scale event are the mass persecutions, unprecedented in contemporary history, of Christians in the Middle East, Africa and other world regions, comparable to the persecution of Christians in the early centuries and mass repressions by atheist authorities in the...
  • Russia Shows What Happens When Terrorists’ Families Are Targeted

    03/29/2016 1:23:22 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 23 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 3/29/2016 | ANDREW E. KRAMER
    MOSCOW — Donald J. Trump, the leading Republican presidential candidate, was widely condemned when he called for the United States to “take out the families” of terrorists. His approach — even after he clarified that he was not talking about killing the relatives — was dismissed by many as immoral and unlawful. Yet, it is the very tactic that Russia has pursued for decades. It is the signature, though officially unacknowledged, policy behind Moscow’s counterinsurgency and counterterrorism strategies, and Russia’s actions in smashing a Muslim separatist rebellion in the Caucasus provide a laboratory for testing Mr. Trump’s ideas. The family...
  • Franklin Graham and Russian Orthodox Church to Conduct International Summit (shortened)

    03/12/2016 6:57:21 AM PST · by vladimir998 · 3 replies
    Christianity Daily ^ | 3.10.2016 | unknown
    The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association is hosting an international summit on religious persecution in Moscow in collaboration with the Russian Orthodox Church. The summit, called 'The World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians,' will be taking place from October 28-30, 2016. Franklin Graham announced on his Facebook page on Wednesday morning that 'The World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians' is called in view of rapidly increasing persecution of Christians around the world in recent years, as also documented by last year's study on persecution by Open Doors, which found that 2015 was the worst year of Christian persecution.
  • 'Allah ordered' child beheading, [muslim] nanny says at Moscow court

    03/02/2016 9:00:07 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 45 replies
    yahoo news ^ | 3/2/3016 | By Maria Panina
    Moscow (AFP) - A nanny accused of decapitating a young girl in her care then walking through the street brandishing the head, on Wednesday said "Allah ordered" the killing as she appeared at a Moscow court. Suspect Gyulchekhra Bobokulova from Muslim-majority Uzbekistan was detained on Monday as she was waving the child's severed head outside a metro station in northwestern Moscow. "It was what Allah ordered," the 38-year-old told journalists as she was brought into the district court . At times, she smiled, flashing a few golden teeth. Speaking in broken Russian from the suspect's cage, Bobokulova said: "Allah is...
  • Woman charged with murder after brandishing child's severed head in Moscow

    02/29/2016 6:06:41 AM PST · by Freelance Warrior · 25 replies
    Reuters | 02/29/2016 | Andrew Osborn and Maria Tsvetkova
    Russian investigators arrested a nanny and charged her with murdering a young child in her care on Monday after local media broadcast footage of a woman brandishing a severed infant's head near a busy Moscow metro station. Moscow investigators said in a statement the unnamed nanny was from Central Asia and that she was undergoing psychiatric testing to see if she was mentally sound and understood the significance of the crime they said she had committed. Lifenews.ru, an online news portal with close contacts to the police, published video footage of a woman it identified as the nanny. Clad in...
  • The Moment A Russian Leader Realized Communism Sucks Monkeyballs

    02/24/2016 7:57:30 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 51 replies
    Chicks On the Right ^ | 2/21/2016 | Mockarena
    I had never heard about this story before, but a clever and competent reader shared it on our Facebook page, and I thought some of y’all might enjoy it too. Back in 1989, card-carrying Communist and Politburo member in the Soviet Union Boris Yeltsin visited Johnson Space Center, and then took a tour of a grocery store in Clear Lake, Texas. According to a Houston Chronicle reporter, Yelstin was far more affected by the grocery store visit than he was the space center. He apparently was stunned by the aisles and aisles of supermarket products, and told the other Russians...
  • Moscow Anti-Smoking Campaign Uses Obama's Image as Deterrent

    02/18/2016 5:30:58 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 21 replies
    Moscow Times ^ | Feb. 16 2016
    Moscow Anti-Smoking Campaign Uses Obama's Image as Deterrent The Moscow Times Feb. 16 2016 17:34 Last edited 17:34 Anti-smoking posters in Moscow have used the image of U.S. President Barack Obama smoking to deter smokers -- saying that both he and cigarettes are killers. The poster has a photoshopped image of the U.S. president and the words: "Smoking kills more people than Obama, although he kills a lot of people. Don't smoke -- don't be like Obama." Russian State Duma opposition deputy Dmitry Gudkov published a photograph of the bus stop poster on Facebook, adding a Soviet joke about freedom...
  • Astonishing new church in Russia

    02/13/2016 3:51:33 PM PST · by NYer · 43 replies
    WDTPRS ^ | February 13, 2016 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    Church architecture reflects the faith of the people who build churches.These days many of the modern Catholic churches I have seen look more like municipal airport buildings than structures to house the most sacred thing humans can undertake, the place where heaven and earth meet.I was recently sent a link to a site about a new church in Moscow. The church was recently completed and consecrated by Patriarch Kirill in December 2015. A Miracle of Liturgical Art: The Church of the Protection of the Mother of God at Yasenevo[…]But most astonishing by far was the project to decorate the interior...
  • Inquiry into Royal Family Killing to Continue as Long as Necessary - Patriarch Kirill

    02/03/2016 5:08:06 PM PST · by marshmallow · 9 replies
    Interfax ^ | 2/2/16
    Moscow, Fabruary 2, Interfax - Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has said the inquiry into the killing of the family of Nicholas II will be completed once the truth is found. "I have received highest-level reassurances that there will be no hurry and no tying down of the end of the inquiry to any particular date. The inquiry will last as long as is necessary in order establish the truth," the patriarch said at the current Bishops' Council in Moscow on Tuesday. Unlike the situation in the 1990s, the state has given representatives of the Church - archbishops,...
  • The snowfall total in Moscow beats 50 years record

    A record amount of snow has fallen this January in Moscow as the Agency of the city news "Moscow" learned from the Director General of the Moscow's and Moscow Region's Meteobureau Mr. Alexey Lyakhov. "An analysis of our last 50 years' records allows us to say that this January is the most snowy since the January of 1970 with its 100 cm of snow (39 3/8 inches). This January's total snowfall has already risen to 104 cm (41 inch) and the month isn't over yet, so the total can grow more. The 50 years average is 40-45 cm (15 3/4-17...
  • Deputy foreign minister: Moscow won't leave US’ further anti-Russian sanctions unanswered (12/23)

    01/15/2016 6:04:35 AM PST · by huldah1776
    APA ^ | 23 December 2015 | N/A
    Baku-APA. Moscow will not leave the United States' further anti-Russian sanctions unanswered, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told TASS on Tuesday, APA reports quoting TASS. "This situation can be characterized by such proverbs as 'a wise man changes his mind, a fool never will' or 'you might as well be talking to a brick wall,'" he said. "Being absolutely aware that all their attempts to influence us through sanctions are doomed to failure, colleagues from Washington nevertheless are sticking to their false opinion. It is a 'shot in one's own leg' from the point of view of Russian-US relations,...
  • The TAILOR OF VIRTUE SPEAKS [Charismatic Caucus]

    11/21/2015 2:14:43 PM PST · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles,Bible ^ | 11-21-15 | Holy Spirit ,bible
    Organization of delight is here this day, The Body of Christ coming together to form The Bride, lock in and stay, Fear and Doubt is not part of this wardrobe, The Tailor of Virtue has bought this design of Virtue and this dress is sold, Bringing it together with the thread of Unity, Every part of The Body, All in agreement to walk down the isle and meet The Groom, A picture of Delight and The Bride is swooned, So in love with her Boaz and King! She begins to sing ~ ~ ~ The Song of The Lamb and...
  • Patriarch Kirill: The West is no longer Christian

    10/28/2015 1:03:01 PM PDT · by Altenkrug · 24 replies
    CypLive ^ | October 28, 2015
    Western countries do not identify themselves with the Christian tradition and harass those who defend Christian values, said Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill on Wednesday at a meeting with US preacher Franklin Graham at the St. Daniel Monastery. "Russian Church during the Cold War was actively developing relations with Western Christians. We were living in difficult conditions of atheistic ideology and perceived Western civilization as Christian civilization. We appreciated the freedom in which they lived, Christians in the West, and considered them our brothers and allies" - said the Patriarch. He stressed with regret that in recent years...