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Moscow and Dagestan Bombings May Be Linked

Moscow subway bomb and the suicide bombings in Dagestan, along the North Caucasus of Russia, may be linked. The bombing in Dagestan occurred Wednesday, March 31, 2010 near a school. Moscow's subway bombing left thirty nine dead and dozens injured. Russian Prime Minister Vladimar V. Putin suspects...

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Russia Bolsters Its Military With Inflatable Armor

The good old days of the Cold War, with their unlimited military spending, are long gone. Both Russia and the United States have economies weakened by the global recession, but only Russia still faces the threat of invasion from neighboring countries. How then, can you increase your military...

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What Was the Cold War?

The Cold War is a term that described a time of tension and low-key hostility that was felt all throughout the world from the 1940s to the early 1990s. The two camps that were involved in this struggle were the United States and its allies against Russia and the countries aligned with it. Instead...

10 Most Radioactive Places on Earth

10 Most Radioactive Places on Earth

Intro: While the 2011 earthquake and the worries about Fukushima have brought the threat of radioactivity back into the public consciousness, many people still do not realize that radioactive contamination is a worldwide danger. Radionuclides are in the top six toxic threats as listed in the 2010...

Wildlife Conservation Society: Tigers Are "Winning" in Parts of India, Russia, and Thailand

Wildlife Conservation Society: Tigers Are "Winning" in Parts of India, Russia, and Thailand

The Wildlife Conservation Society has offered its praise to the governments of India, Russia, and Thailand as their efforts have helped tigers and other big cats in "winning" their re-population. Despite habitat encroachment, poaching, loss of prey, and other imminent threats, the six endangered...

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Polish President Lech Kaczynski and Other Top Government Officials Killed Plane Crash

Polish President Lech Kaczynski and several other top government officials killed result of plane crash. The President and several other upper members of Polish government were killed when their plane crashed outside of Smolensk, Russia. The President and others were flying in a Tu-154 and missed...

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How Many Medals Did the Countries of the Former Ussr Win in the 2008?

The United States dominated the 2008 Olympics, as the country with the biggest number of medals (110). However, China had more gold medals (getting 51, far more than the United States’ 36). Russia ranked third with a sum of 72 medals. This would have been far different if this had been before...

Russia PM Vladimir Putin Slams Julian Assange Arrest

Russia PM Vladimir Putin Slams Julian Assange Arrest

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has slammed the West, particularly the United States, for arresting Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. In a statement offered in a press release, Putin suggested that the nations involved in Assange's arrest are less than democratic. Putin stated: "If there...

10 Most Toxic Places on Earth

10 Most Toxic Places on Earth

Any substance, no matter how seemingly benign it may be, can cause damage to an organism. Something as simple as water can be considered toxic as most toxins are dose dependent. Whether whole or in part, toxicity is a huge problem on this planet we all rely on for survival. Though we do our best...

10 Signs the World Has Gone Mad

10 Signs the World Has Gone Mad

Societies across the globe are facing the dire consequence that life as we know it is clambering to chaos. Worldwide infrastructures are crumbling, popular culture has become the baseline for values, and dysfunctional governments are now controlling the world. Here are 10 Signs The World Has Gone...