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08.09.10 Marina Galperina

Fires are raging all over Russia with 50 casualties and growing. Villages are burnt to smoldering dirt. And now that a thick, toxic fog has descended on the Moscow area and punk-ish protesters are strolling around in gas masks, things are getting a little too real for apocalyptic thriller director Chris Gorak. […]

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07.02.10 Bucky Turco

A Russian spacecraft filled with all sorts of supplies zipped past the International Space Station on Friday after something that has to do with docking failed, but it will get another shot in about 48 hours. […]

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04.05.10 Marina Galperina

The second suicide bomber has been identified by her family as a missing 28-year-old computer science teacher from Dagestan. The first bomber, a seventeen-year-old ‘Black Widow,’ was reportedly avenging the death of her insurgent husband whom she met in a chat room and married when she was 16. […]

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04.02.10 Marina Galperina

In the wake of the Moscow metro bombings, Russian bloggers were overwhelmingly convinced that their own Special Forces were somehow responsible for the attacks to serve internal interests. However, the identity of one of the two female suicide bombers was just revealed. […]

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03.29.10 Bucky Turco

There were several gruesome discoveries in the city’s subway system in the past 24 hours or so. Two fatally stabbed young men were found by police in “pools of blood” on the No.2 train at the Houston Street stop a little after 5AM on Sunday morning. Police believe the fight began after a piece of […]

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01.25.10 Cajun Boy

Wow. The Financial Times has a ridiculously interesting article in today’s edition about the stray dog epidemic in Russia. Did you know that an estimated 35,000 strays roam the streets of Moscow? Yeah, neither did I! But wait, that’s not the interesting part. These strays are actually pretty damn smart and revered by locals. Hell, […]

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01.14.10 Bucky Turco

In what has to be a very embarrassing story for authorities in Moscow, an investigation found that the security firm hired to install surveillance cameras across the city was giving fake footage to police FOR MONTHS. Well that could explain why the cameras weren’t “cracking” any cases. […]

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