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  • The Katyn Massacre: When The USSR Purged 22,000 Polish Men - then blamed the Nazis

    03/05/2019 3:45:10 AM PST · by vannrox · 34 replies
    All that is interesting ^ | Published February 20, 2019 Updated February 22, 2019 | By Andrew Milne
    The Soviet Union even went so far as to include the Katyn Massacre among the list of Nazi war crimes presented at the Nuremberg trials. Wikimedia CommonsOfficials examine the exhumed remains of the Katyn massacre. 1943. In 1940, Poland was caught between the military aggression of both Germany and the Soviet Union. The conflict climaxed that spring in Russia’s Katyn Forest when the Soviets murdered 22,000 of the best and brightest Poles of their generation en masse — then tried to blame the whole thing on the Nazis. The Katyn massacre and its ensuing cover-up shaped Russo-Polish relations for the...
  • MSNBC: Huge weapons cache found -- possible chemical cannisters

    04/05/2003 5:24:29 AM PST · by rhombus · 39 replies · 201+ views
    On MSNBC now -- videos of "mysterious cannisters" that appear to be Russian in origin.
  • St. Louis police officer charged with killing fellow cop in Russian roulette-style shooting

    01/26/2019 4:32:48 AM PST · by SMGFan · 124 replies
    ABC ^ | January 26, 2019
    A St. Louis police officer has been charged with killing a fellow officer after a Russian roulette-style game went horribly wrong. Nathaniel Hendren, 29, was charged Friday with involuntary manslaughter and armed criminal action, according to Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner and a probable cause statement. Hendren, who was on-duty at the time of the shooting, and Katlyn Alix were allegedly playing a game where all but one bullet was removed from a revolver and the two would take turns pointing it at each other and pulling the trigger, according to the probable cause document.
  • Russian Hooker Admits She Made Up Trump-Russia Collusion So Mueller Would Spring Her From Jail

    01/19/2019 11:06:26 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 80 replies
    GP ^ | 01/20/18 | Jim Hoft
    A Russian hooker in Thailand was granted a suspended sentence after she said she had information on Trump-Russia Collusion for the FBI. So the Mueller Special Counsel broke her out of jail. According to reports from Asia: The Russian escort going by the name Nastya Rybka (little fish) has received a suspended sentence and released for time served (9 months) in Thailand where her group was arrested for conspiracy to provide sexual services to a group. She and her sex-trainer partner will be deported to Russia. The pair admitted to hosting a ‘sex training’ class in Thailand. Rybka apparently...
  • Russia's Uran-9 Robot Tank Went to War in Syria (It Didn't Go Very Well)

    01/06/2019 8:02:11 AM PST · by familyop · 31 replies
    The National Interest ^ | January 6, 2019 | Sebastien Roblin
    In May 2018, the Russian military revealed it had combat-tested its Uran-9 robot tank in Syria. The diminutive remote-control tank is noted for its formidable gun and missile armament. However, just a month later Defense Blog reported that Senior Research Officer Andrei Anisimov told a conference at the Kuznetsov Naval Academy in St. Petersburg that the Uran-9’s performance in Syria revealed that “modern Russian combat Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) are not able to perform the assigned tasks in the classical types of combat operations.” He concluded it would be ten to fifteen more years before UGVs were ready for such...
  • Russian firm wants to disclose 'sensitive' US government info in Mueller court fight

    11/27/2018 5:23:10 PM PST · by Libloather · 30 replies
    ABC News ^ | 11/27/18 | LEE FERRAN
    A Russian consulting firm indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller plans to ask a U.S. court to allow it to share information that the U.S. government considers "sensitive.” In a joint scheduling motion filed on Tuesday, the firm, Concord Management and Consulting, LLC, said it plans to argue that the information should be shared with Concord officers or employees, and that the judge's decision on the matter will "significantly affect the defense position to how it can proceed." **SNIP** The handling of sensitive U.S. government information has long been a sticking point in the case. In October, ABC News reported...
  • Man plays Russian Roulette with his own foot! (40sec YouTube video)

    11/09/2018 12:32:21 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | 9/13/18
    Man shoots friend in the foot ==> CLICK HERE (WARNING: Language)
  • Incoming Democrat Chairman: Dems Will Go ‘All-In’ On Russia, Impeach Kavanaugh For ‘Perjury’

    11/07/2018 3:00:09 PM PST · by Sir Napsalot · 141 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 11-7-2018 | Mollie Hemingway
    Judiciary Committee ranking member Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., revealed plans for House Democrats to investigate and impeach Justice Brett Kavanaugh for alleged perjury and investigate and impeach President Donald Trump for alleged treasonous collusion with Russia. In post-election chats with various callers while riding the Acela train from New York to Washington, Nadler gave advice to a newly elected representative and discussed potential 2020 Democratic presidential nominees with another. He also lamented identity politics and the thriving economy and worried about Democrats losing working-class voters while gaining elite former Republicans and suburban women. Nadler ...discussed two routes for investigating new...
  • She's bringing new fans to the sport': Reaction to Tuktamysheva's provocative dance at Canada GP

    11/02/2018 2:35:32 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 53 replies
    RT ^ | 29 Oct 2018
    But it was her exhibition gala program on Sunday that could spread her popularity far beyond the sport. With the world celebrating the 20th anniversary of Britney Spears’ debut ‘Baby One More Time’ single last week, Tuktamysheva decided to pay tribute to another iconic song of the former pop princess. The 21-year-old Russian’s exhibition gala program featured a more recent but still 15-year-old tune, ‘Toxic’. All eyes were on her and, as it turns out, not only those of figure skating fans.
  • So, what has happened with the Mueller investigation of Russian Collusion? lolol

    10/26/2018 4:20:34 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 23 replies
    No news recently | 26 October 2018 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    What has happened with the Mueller Russian Collusion investigation? Hmmmm??? Seems like that has disappeared from the headlines. Not working for you anymore, Democrats? Fake news, fake bombs, fake accusations, fake investigation, fake lives, fake ideas. You guys are the masters of Fake. You are the part of crime. Your whole ideology is a vacuum.
  • Antarctic Researcher Stabs Colleague At Remote Outpost

    10/24/2018 1:03:05 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 37 replies
    MSN/Newsweek ^ | October 24, 2018
    An Antarctic researcher at a remote Russian science station has been charged with attempted murder after stabbing his colleague in a sudden outburst of violence. According to Russia’s Interfax news agency, Sergey Savitsky attacked his fellow scientist on October 9, possibly after suffering an emotional breakdown, stabbing him at least once. The two men had been living and working together for six months at Russia’s Bellingshausen station on King George Island, more than 500 miles off the southern coast of Argentina.

    10/06/2018 9:29:58 PM PDT · by BEJ · 9 replies
    Now that the Kavanaugh appointment is done and we have victory, we have to turn to more serious issues like, "Can we beat the Russians at Bear Wrestling?" The Russians are military and very friendly (they shake hands with everyone while wrestling). This bear wrestling warms my heart... and the bear enjoys it too.
  • Israel’s statement on downed Russian aircraft (downed by Syrian missiles)

    09/20/2018 7:16:55 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 12 replies
    ANF News ^ | Wednesday, 19 Sep 2018, 12:15 | ANF NEWS DESK
    The Israeli army has stated that all intelligence on the Russian aircraft downed in Latakia on Monday will be shared with Moscow. The Israeli army statement said when the Syrian air defense systems fired the missiles that downed the Russian aircraft, Israeli Air Force had already returned to Israeli air field. The Israeli army argued that the incident had been caused by the Syrian air defense systems’ “extensive and inaccurate” fire. The statement said, “The Syrian anti-air batteries fired indiscriminately and from what we understand, did not bother to ensure that no Russian planes were in the air.” The Israeli...
  • Syrian regime accidentally shoots down Russian military plane

    09/17/2018 7:35:09 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 30 replies
    A Russian maritime patrol aircraft with multiple personnel on board was inadvertently shot down by Syrian regime anti-aircraft artillery on Monday after the Syrians came under attack by Israeli missiles, according to a US official with knowledge of the incident The US official said the regime was actually trying to stop a barrage of Israeli missiles. A second official confirmed that Israel was responsible for the missile strikes on the Syrian regime. The Russian state news agency TASS reported that a Russian IL-20 military aircraft with 14 personnel on board disappeared over the Mediterranean on Monday. According to TASS, the...
  • Russia trolls 'spreading vaccination misinformation' to create discord

    08/25/2018 7:28:50 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 23 replies
    bbc ^ | 24 August 2018
    The researchers reviewed more than 250 tweets about vaccination from accounts linked to the St Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency (IRA). In February the agency was named in a US indictment over alleged election meddling. The IRA tweets used polarising language and linked vaccination to controversial statements about race, class and government legitimacy, the researchers said. One tweet casting doubt on vaccines that was cited in the study read: "Did you know there was secret government database of #Vaccine-damaged child? #VaccinateUS". Another that argued for vaccinations said: "#VaccinateUS You can't fix stupidity. Let them die from measles, and I'm for #vaccination!"...
  • The Russian “Treasure Ship” Was Likely a Fraud Meant to Boost a Cryptocurrency Scam

    08/10/2018 12:59:48 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 12 replies ^ | Aug 10, 2018 | By Kyle Mizokami
    A South Korean company’s claimed to find $100 billion in treasure or more. A South Korean company that announced it had found more than a hundred billion dollars in gold treasure in a Russian warship is under investigation for possible fraud. The gold apparently does not exist and the company allegedly planned to use news of the treasure to boost a new cryptocurrency. Last month, the news broke that the Shinil Group, a South Korean company, had discovered the 100-year-old wreck of an Imperial Russian Navy cruiser, the Dmitri Donskoi. A survival of the naval battle of Tsushima, the Donskoi...
  • BREAKING: Bruce Ohr Docs Raise Serious Questions

    08/08/2018 6:13:53 PM PDT · by bitt · 33 replies ^ | 8/8/2018 | Sara A. Carter
    A law enforcement sensitive document written by senior Justice Department official, Bruce Ohr, is raising serious concerns amongst congressional investigators regarding testimony provided to Congress on the involvement of FBI special agents in the probe into the Trump campaign and its alleged Russian ties. Nov. 21, 2016, the handwritten document lists former FBI Special Agent Peter Strzok, his paramour FBI Attorney Lisa Page and Special Agent Joe Pientka (who along with Strzok interviewed former National Security Advisor Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn). Strzok, who was the lead investigator in the FBI’s investigation into Trump, was removed last August from Special Counsel...
  • WWE Hall of Famer Nikolai Volkoff Dies at 70

    07/29/2018 3:50:00 PM PDT · by CaliforniaCraftBeer · 22 replies ^ | July 29, 2018 | CaliforniaCraftBeer
    Volkoff began wrestling in 1967 and embarked on a career that lasted nearly 40 years. He spent the bulk of his time in the WWF and World Wide Wrestling Federation, Vince McMahon Sr.'s precursor to the WWF. He also spent time with the American Wrestling Association in the 1970s. Volkoff and The Sheik were one of the premier heel tag teams of the 1980s under the management of Classy Freddie Blassie. The pair won the WWF Tag Team Championship once before breaking up. Volkoff later teamed with Boris Zukhov as part of The Bolsheviks for the remainder of the 1980s before leaving the company in 1990....
  • Judge Orders Fusion GPS To Reveal Dossier Details In BuzzFeed Lawsuit

    07/26/2018 2:04:47 PM PDT · by blueyon · 11 replies ^ | 7/26/18 | Chuck Ross
    Judge orders Fusion GPS to disclose details of its dossier work. The opposition firm has avoided deposition in a dossier-related lawsuit against BuzzFeed. Lawyer for plaintiff says ruling “gave us everything that we had hoped for.” Representatives of Fusion GPS must answer a broad array of questions about the opposition research firm’s role in creating, investigating and disseminating the infamous Steele dossier, a federal judge ruled. U.S. District Court Judge Ursula Ungaro issued the decision Tuesday in a defamation lawsuit a Russian tech executive filed against BuzzFeed News, which published the dossier on Jan. 10, 2017. The trial is scheduled...
  • Who is Maria Butina, the Russian woman accused of spying on US?

    07/23/2018 9:28:33 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7-19-18 | Kaitlyn Schallhorn
    A 29-year-old Russian woman accused of working as a covert spy while in the U.S. on a student visa remains behind bars.photoButina is a suspected covert Russian spy. She is a Russian national who was in the U.S. on a student visa, enrolled at American University in Washington, D.C. She received her graduate degree from the university in May.She's known for her pro-gun activism and founded a Russian gun rights group in Moscow.The 29-year-old grew up in a modest apartment building in the Siberian city of Barnaul, closer to the Mongolian and Kazakh borders than Moscow.She developed an interest in...