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Steven Seagal

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Steven Seagal has shown his support for pro-Russia separatists by playing a concert with his band at a show in Crimea. The actor appeared on a stag...

Only France Can Stop Its Dodgy Arms Deal With Russia

Luke Coffey | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Politics
Luke Coffey

France has made it clear that it is not cancelling the €1.2 billion deal to sell two Mistral-class amphibious assault ships to the Russians.

Troubled Malaysia Airlines To Be Nationalised In Post-MH17 Rescue

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK

The Malaysian government has stepped in to save Malaysia Airlines, which after the MH17 and MH370 disasters has been losing $2 million (£1.2m) a day....

Russian Group Hacking: What We Know and What We Can Learn

Gary Newe | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Tech
Gary Newe

A Russian group has hacked 1.2 billion usernames and passwords belonging to more than 500 million email addresses... Nowadays hackers actually get more value out of personal information as opposed to credit card details. In fact, one article even points out that Twitter account information is of more worth to a hacker than their credit card.

9 Foods Russian Could No Longer Enjoy Thanks To Putin

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Politics

With EU and Western leaders piling pressure on Vladimir Putin with financial sanctions, Russia has retaliated by launching a food fight. Prime Mini...

A Russian Gang Just Stole Over A Billion Passwords

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Tech

A Russian criminal gang has successfuly carried out the world's largest data breach amassing over a billion usernames and passwords as well as over 50...

Obama Was The Subject Of A Racist Laser Show At The Moscow Embassy Last Night

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK

A racist laser artwork of President Barack Obama swallowing a banana has been projected onto the facade of the US embassy in Moscow, wishing the US le...

Why the World Is About to Become a Far More Dangerous Place

Jeffrey Gedmin | Posted 04.10.2014 | UK Politics
Jeffrey Gedmin

Note to Der Spiegel: Germany belongs to NATO, a collective defense organisation, and is bound by treaty membership to defend Latvia (and the other Baltic nations) if attacked -- just as the U.S., Britain and others were obliged to protect West Germany during the Cold War.

Big Tory Donor Really Doesn't Want Cameron To Punish Putin Any More

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron has been warned that European and US sanctions against Russia could cost British jobs by Tory peer and major party donor Lord Bamford. ...

The Polish Are Using Apples To Give Putin The Finger

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.08.2014 | UK

Poles are gleefully eating apples just to bite back at Vladimir Putin - after Russia slapped an embargo on Polish produce in retaliation against Weste...

Selfie-Obsessed Russian Soldier GeoTags Himself 'Inside Ukraine'

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Tech

A Russian soldier who is apparently 'addicted' to selfies may have accidentally revealed he was in Ukrainian territory -- despite his nation's insiste...

Five Key Takeaways on Russia's Relations With the West

Ruth Green | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Politics
Ruth Green

After months of fraught relations between Russia and the West which have seen a flurry of tit-for-tat sanctions triggered by the growing unrest in Ukraine, the final straw seemed to come with the suspected downing on 17 July of flight MH17 over Ukraine by pro-Russian separatists.

Defence Giant Predicts Big Business After MH17 Plane Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK

The head of global defence giant BAE Systems has predicted that his business could benefit from airlines worrying about protecting their airplanes in ...

BP Really Does Not Want The West To Punish Putin Any More

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Politics

BP has warned that any further sanctions imposed on Russia by Western leaders could have a "material adverse impact" on their business. The British...

Russian Satellite Filled With Sex Geckos 'Back Under Control'

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Tech

An out-of-control Russian satellite filled with sex lizards has been successfully recovered, it has emerged. The Foton-M4 satellite was launched on...

Putin Could Be Sued By MH17 Victims' Relatives

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK

Vladimir Putin could be personally sued by the families of the victims of the downed MH17 plane, because of Russia's alleged endorsement and tactical ...

'We Can't Take The Risk' - Dutch Experts Abandon MH17 Crash Site Visit

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK

Hopes for an independent investigation of the MH17 crash site soon have been dashed, after Dutch experts due to go cancelled their visit, saying the f...

Nick Clegg Has An Idea About How To Punish Russia For MH17

PA | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg has joined calls for Russia to face the axe as hosts of the 2018 World Cup as part of tougher sanctions over the shooting down of Malaysia ...

Fury As Woman Boasts Of Having MH17 Victim's Mascara On Instagram

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.07.2014 | UK

An Instagram user from eastern Ukraine has boasted about apparently getting mascara from one of the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. A use...

Not Lovin' It: McDonald's Becomes Latest Victim In US-Russia Tensions

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 26.07.2014 | UK

The opening of Russia’s first McDonald’s restaurant in Moscow 24 years ago was seen as a powerful symbol of the end of the Cold War, and the ascen...

The Russia Situation Highlights the Money Problem at the Heart of UK Politics

Jack Butler | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK Politics
Jack Butler

It's time to establish a limit on political donations. It's time to eliminate the threat of corruption and remove the possibility of big-money donors ruling the roost over elected politicians. We don't want to go down the American route, where all politics is awash with corporate money to an obscene extent.

MH17 and Israeli Air Strikes: How the West Responds to Civilian Casualties

Marta-Emilia Bona | Posted 21.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Marta-Emilia Bona

The continuing conflict between Israel and Palestine is complex, far-reaching and historically rooted. Even the most conscientious and politically active individual may find it difficult to maintain a comprehensive level of awareness. However, events like the crash of MH17 remind us that even our privileged position in a peaceful Western nation can't protect us entirely from the fall-out of foreign conflicts.

Russian Satellite Is Full Of Sex Lizards And Out Of Control

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Tech

Above: doomed? God speed, brave lizards. A Russian satellite filled with lizards having sex with each other is 'out of control', authorities ha...

'Forgive Us, Netherlands' - At Least This Russian Newspaper Is Sorry For MH17

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK

One of Russia's leading newspapers has dedicated its front page to a moving apology to the Dutch people for the downing of MH17. The full page pict...

Is This Man The Solution To The Gaza Conflict?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK

Vladimir Putin, not content with the escalating conflict in Ukraine, now apparently wants to get involved in the violent situation in the Gaza Strip. ...