Skripal poisoners blew up an ammunition depot in the Czech Republic: Prague expels Russian diplomats

The Czech Republic expels 18 Russian diplomats over suspicions of the involvement of Russian special services in an explosion at an ammunition depot in 2014. The Czech police said they were looking for Russians Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov in connection with the investigation of “circumstances related to serious criminal offenses.” ...

Seminar on Literature in Russia

Literature study in Russia challenges the notions of markets, readers and writers of Russian literature, which has been reasonably well integrated with European markets. In the middle of the century, foreign novels accounted for about 90% of the market. European sentimental novels, translations and women writers spread across ...

FSB detained Ukrainian consul in St. Petersburg: Kiev is outraged

The FSB reported that the Ukrainian consul was detained in Russia while receiving confidential information during a meeting with a Russian. Writes about this BBC. “The Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation on April 16, 2021 in the city of St. Petersburg during a meeting with the Russian ...

Russia will send 10 American diplomats in response to US sanctions

Russia has decided to expel 10 American diplomats. This was announced by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergei Lavrov, about which Izvestia writes. “10 diplomats were included in the list that was sent to us with a request that they leave the United States. We will answer ...

The White House froze the property of the Russian authorities in the United States: what else is in the new sanctions

The United States has imposed new sanctions on Russian individuals and organizations. Also, the sovereign debt of Russia fell under the sanctions. The BBC reported in more detail. The sanctions targeted 32 individuals and organizations. These include: persons in the past or now involved ...

Seminar 'Manipulative Justice in Russia'

It is now customary to portray justice in the Russian Federation through the prism of a “dual state”. This metaphor suggests that while some criminal and civil cases show signs of outside or undue influence, the vast majority of cases are handled in a routine, routine manner, albeit with possible bias. By…

The United States may enter warships into the Black Sea due to Russia's actions on the Ukrainian border

The United States is considering sending warships to the Black Sea in the next few weeks as a sign of support for Ukraine amid Russia's increased military presence on Ukraine's eastern border. More details about this were told by CNN. According to a spokesman for the Department of Defense, the naval ...

CNN: Russia is increasing its military presence in the Arctic and testing 'superweapons' there

Russia is amassing unprecedented military power in the Arctic and testing its latest weapons in a region recently ice-free due to a climate emergency, in an effort to secure its northern coastline and open a key shipping route from Asia to Europe. Tells about this ...

Cyborgs, fembots and androids in Russian films

Interest in robots and androids in Russian cinema and television arose in the second half of the 20th century, ranging from the success of Planet of the Storm (1961) and Adventures of Electronics (1979) to almost complete oblivion in the 1990s. In the 2010-2020s, with the series Better than ...

Why Americans are bad with geography: the nuances of school education in the USA and in Russia

School education in the United States is controversial, especially among our immigrants. Some say that it is the best in the world, others say that education in the post-Soviet countries is much better. He told about what subjects are in our schools, but not in the USA ...

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