• The Associated Press Dec 2, 2019

    Furry Prehistoric Puppy Unearthed From Permafrost

    Russian scientists on Monday showed off a prehistoric puppy, believed to be 18,000 years old, found in permafrost in the country’s Far East. Discovered last year in a lump of frozen mud near the city of Yakutsk, the puppy is unusually well-preserved, with its hair, teeth, whiskers and eyelashes still intact. “This puppy has all its limbs, pelage – fur,...

  • Donald Trump Apr 18, 2019

    Kremlin Says Kim Jong Un Will Visit Russia This Month

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia later this month, the Kremlin said Thursday, in a meeting that offers President Vladimir Putin an opportunity to emerge as a broker in the long-running nuclear standoff and raise Russia’s profile in regional affairs. The Kremlin said in a brief statement Thursday that Kim will visit Russia “in the second half...

  • Donald Trump Oct 21, 2018

    Trump Says US Will Pull Out of Intermediate-Range Nuke Pact

    President Donald Trump says his intention to scrap a landmark arms control agreement Russia follows years of violations by Moscow in developing prohibited weapons, and “we’re not going to be the only one to adhere to it.” The Kremlin said the pullout “would be a very dangerous step.” Britain said it stood “absolutely resolute” with the U.S., while Germany called...

  • food Jun 7, 2018

    Dining Russian-Style at the World Cup

    For many fans of food and football, a World Cup in Russia is unfamiliar territory. Russian cuisine has a reputation for being stodgy, unimaginative fare. While that may have been true for many in the days of Soviet supply shortages, a new generation of Russians in the World Cup’s host cities mix together influences from across Europe and Asia.

  • food Jun 7, 2018

    Dining Russian-Style at the World Cup

    For many fans of food and football, a World Cup in Russia is unfamiliar territory. Russian cuisine has a reputation for being stodgy, unimaginative fare. While that may have been true for many in the days of Soviet supply shortages, a new generation of Russians in the World Cup’s host cities mix together influences from across Europe and Asia.

  • president May 5, 2018

    Nearly 1,600 Reported Arrested in Russian Anti-Putin Protest

    Russians angered by the impending inauguration of Vladimir Putin to a new term as president protested Saturday in scores of cities across the country — and police responded by reportedly arresting nearly 1,600 of them. Among those arrested was protest organizer Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner who is Putin’s most prominent foe. Police seized Navalny by the arms and legs...

  • Donald Trump Mar 21, 2018

    Trump Congratulates Putin, Gets Backtalk From Republicans

    President Donald Trump called Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to congratulate him on his re-election, drawing bruising criticism from members of his own party, including a leading senator who scorned the election as a “sham.” Trump also said he and Putin might meet “in the not too distant future” to discuss the arms race and other matters. What they...

  • Donald Trump Mar 7, 2018

    Putin Praises Trump, Says US Political System Eating Itself

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin had more words of praise for U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday, but added that he was sorely disappointed with the U.S. political system, saying that it has been “eating itself up.” Speaking in an interview with the Russian state television, Putin lavished Trump with praise, describing him as a great communicator. “I have no disappointment...

  • San Francisco Aug 21, 2017

    The New York Times Receives Criticism After Boba Guys Article

    When first published, the article was titled, “The Blobs in Your Tea? They’re Supposed to Be There.” It focused on the drink’s creation, highlighting the new Boba Guys location that opened up in New York City.

  • Associated Press Mar 27, 2017

    US Condemns Arrests of Corruption Protesters Across Russia

    Russia’s opposition, often written off by critics as a small and irrelevant coterie of privileged urbanites, put on an impressive nationwide show of strength Sunday with dozens of protest across the vast country. Hundreds were arrested, including Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner who is President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent critic, prompting a quick response from the U.S....

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