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WATCH: Drunk Russian Guy Vs Fence

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Comedy

Meanwhile, somewhere in Russia, an inebriated man tries and fails to get over-slash-through a fence for one minute and 30 seconds... And then... ...

Ukraine Clashes See Dead And Wounded On Both Sides

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK

A Ukrainian has been killed and five pro-Russian activists wounded as security forces exchanged gunfire with separatists in an operation to clear them...

Europe Warns Putin Over 'Extreme' Threat To Cut The Gas Flow

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK

European leaders have voiced their fury at Russian president Vladimir Putin, after he threatened "extreme measures" against the gas supply to Europe i...

Valery Gergiev Faces the Music Over Support for Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Peter G Tatchell | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK
Peter G Tatchell

Gergiev is a great conductor but he colludes with an expansionist tyrant. He seems to have little respect for freedom and equality. He is not fit to conduct the LSO.

These Ominous Images Of A Razor Wire Barricade Could Show Ukraine's New Border

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK

Built from a mountain of black tyres and razor wire, newly built barricades form a gash across a Ukrainian city, a new border you need a secret passwo...

Burger King Conquers McDonald's Territory After Crimea Exit

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK

In a battle of the burgers that could get messy, reports have emerged that Burger King plans to expand into Crimea – just a week after McDonald's ex...

Violence Flares As Ukrainian Soldier Killed In Clash With Russian Troops

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK

A Russian marine has apprently shot dead a Ukrainian officer, in what Ukrainian authorities insinuated was one of a number of ploys to cause disorder ...

We Should Annexe Scotland, Say Russian Ambassadors In Leaked Tape

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK

Two Russian ambassadors have apparently been secretly taped boasting about annexing Scotland, Catalonia and Venice, in a leaked recording laden with e...

No Tacos For YOU: Putin Banned From Mexican Chain For Being A Bully

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK

Russian President Vladimir Putin is in big trouble now. Mighty Taco, a Buffalo-based chain of Mexican fast-food restaurants, has banned him from no...

McDonald's Vs Russia: Kremlin Not Lovin' It

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK

McDonald's has already abandoned its restaurants in Crimea and now a Moscow politician has called for all of the US fast food chain's outlets in Russi...

Chill Out And Do Some Yoga, Russian Minister Advises US

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK

A Russian minister has said the US needs to just chill out over his country's annexation of Crimea, suggesting everyone should just do a bit of yoga t...

Nasa Cuts Ties With Russia

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa has suspended cooperation with Russia in the latest diplomatic reaction to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. But the severing of ties should not ...

Vladimir Putin Is Officially A Single Man

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK

Ladies, get queuing. Vladimir Putin is officially a single man. The divorce of the Russian President and his wife, Lyudmila, has been finalised, th...

Americans Polled Over Whether US Should Intervene If NATO Were Attacked By Russia

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK

During the Cold War, Britain could always rely on America should the Queen spot a regiment of Soviet tanks rolling up The Mall. Well… that was the t...

7 Things Farage Could Learn From Putin

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Politics

So, Nigel Farage is a big admirer of Vladimir Putin. Speaking to GQ magazine, the Ukip leader expressed a certain respect for the Russian leader "a...

Clegg Says Farage Has 'Utterly Grotesque And Morally Perverse' Views

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg has criticised Nigel Farage for his "utterly grotesque" praise of Vladimir Putin, saying the comments show how "extreme his views have beco...

Western Ineptitude and Weakness Has Handed Russia Ukraine on a Plate

Daniel W Smith | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Politics
Daniel W Smith

To be brutally honest the approach by the Western Powers has been embarrassing, in the United Kingdom it was leaked to the press that the Britain would not put in place heavy sanctions against Russia because it was against our economic interests to do so. When this was leaked the Government suddenly changed its tune and announced it would enact sanctions against Russia.

Are You Sure Nige? Putin Is Leader Most Admired By Farage

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK

Vladimir Putin is the world leader most admired by Ukip leader Nigel Farage, who has spoken of his admiration for the Russian President's style of ope...

Factory Workers Bathe In Milk, Put You Off Dairy For Life

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK

A Siberian dairy plant has been temporarily closed after photos emerged of workers bathing in milk. The unusual cleaning routine is alleged to have...

Apparently, Putin Wants To Conquer Finland Next

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK

A former advisor to Vladimir Putin has said after the annexation of Crimea, the Russian president will not stop until he's conquered Belarus, the Balt...

A Divided Ukraine: Europe's Most Dangerous Idea

Dr Rory Finnin | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Rory Finnin

With another Russian invasion of Ukraine's sovereign territory on the horizon, we cannot afford to retreat to stale, intellectually lazy and above all dangerous clichés about Ukraine's 'pro-EU' and 'pro-Russian' halves.

Nuclear Summit in Holland Neglects Crucial Security Issues

Behnam Taebi | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Politics
Behnam Taebi

Earlier this week, the Netherlands hosted the third Nuclear Security Summit (NSS). More than 50 world leaders where in The Hague to enhance international nuclear security...

White House Petition For Alaska To Secede To Russia Gains 30,000 Signatures

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- Having added Crimea to the Russian Federation with barely a shot fired, Vladimir Putin’s next territorial acquisition could come gift wr...

Russian Tycoon's Daughter 'Thought He Had Been Poisoned' Before Death

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK

The daughter of Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky thought he had been poisoned in the days after he lost a multibillion-pound court battle with footba...

Charlotte Meredith

Greenpeace Slam 'Sham' Polar Bear Counting Job

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK

Arctic researchers, backed by two of the world's most heavy-weight oil companies, have apparently got a lovely, extremely well-paid job for someone wh...