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Incredibly, Russia's Secret Moon Base Plan Is Actually Happening

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK Tech

While NASA is working on its manned mission to Mars, Russia it turns out has set its sights on a location a little bit closer to home: the moon. ...

This Video Brilliantly Explains How Syria's Civil War Became So Complicated

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK

This video brilliantly explains Syria's four-year civil war became so complicated, as we teeter on the edge of becoming militarily involved in it for...

Russian Company Makes Dog Armour After French Police Dog Diesel Killed On Duty

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 28.11.2015 | UK

A Russian company has designed body armour to keep terror-sniffing police dogs safe after French police dog Diesel was killed during a raid in Paris f...

Putin Warned Not To 'Play With Fire' Over Downed Jet

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 27.11.2015 | UK

Vladimir Putin has been warned not to "play with fire" over the Turkish military's downing of a Russian jet, amid growing tension between the two coun...

Battle Royale: France and the Devils in Raqqa

April Humble | Posted 27.11.2015 | UK
April Humble

The hell of Raqqa: where the French have joined the bloodied military games, the whips of Daesh rule the land and morality fled into the night long ag...

Helicopter Searching For Russian Pilots Destroyed By Syrian Rebels

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK

Syrian rebels reportedly destroyed a Russian-made helicopter operated by the Syrian army on Tuesday while the chopper was searching for Russian fighte...

Vladimir Putin Accuses Turkey Of Being 'Accomplices Of Terrorists'

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK

Russian President Vladimir Putin has described Turkey's downing of a Russian jet on Syrian soil some four kilometers from the Turkish border as a "sta...

Syria May Not be Panem, But It's Full of Mockingjays

Dilly Hussain | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK
Dilly Hussain

I have previously ignored the continuous advice and recommendations from many film enthusiasts to watch The Hunger Games trilogy, based on the best-se...

Putin Calls Downing Of Russian Fighter Jet A 'Stab In The Back'

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK

Russian warplane was shot down by Turkey after ignoring warningsNATO to hold extraordinary meeting at Turkey's requestVladimir Putin has said the down...

Putin Directs Military Operations From Dr Strangelove's War Room

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK

Russia’s beefy leader Vladimir Putin has a Hollywood-style war room from which to direct the military campaign in Syria, fresh pictures reveal. The ...

Russia Is Sending This Puppy To France To Replace The Police Dog Killed By Terrorists

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 21.11.2015 | UK

Russia is to send a puppy to France as a gesture of solidarity after the death of a French police dog in a raid in relation to the Paris terror attack...

Islamic State: The Limits of Conventional Wisdom

Alistair Burnett | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK
Alistair Burnett

Would Islamic State have attacked Paris twice this year killing almost 150 people if France weren't bombing it in Iraq and Syria? Would IS have blown up an airliner killing 229 Russian tourists and aircrew, if Moscow had not intervened in Syria?

This Is The Bomb That Downed Russian Jet, According To ISIS

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK

Media affiliated with the Islamic State group has published a picture of the IED (bomb) that they claim brought down the Russian MetroJet plane over t...

Russia-Iran Style Cooperation in Syria Could Prove Possible in Afghanistan, But With Greater Success

Jamila Mammadova | Posted 17.11.2015 | UK Politics
Jamila Mammadova

Twenty-five years ago the Soviet Army returned home after nine years of fighting in Afghanistan. After the soviet withdrawal, the country plunged into...

A Modern Tribute to Immigrant Parents

Sasha Govor | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sasha Govor

Growing up, I had all of the opportunities. Like a good Russian kid, I had piano lessons twice a week and tennis lessons on Sunday mornings. I went to drama school on weekends, as well as writing classes and horse riding lessons. I can't remember a time in my childhood when I wasn't inundated with recreational activities.

ISIS Makes Bold Prediction About Capturing The Kremlin

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK

Members of the Islamic State released a video on Thursday warning Russia that it would be attacked “very soon.” The film, published by the al-Haya...

No One Is Buying Russia's Hackneyed Propaganda About Nuclear Tsunamis

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK

The existence of a new submarine-launched nuclear torpedo was “accidentally” revealed by Russian state-controlled TV on Wednesday, the Kremlin ins...

Vladimir Putin's Says 325-Page Report Into Doping Is Not 'Evidence'

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK

Vladimir Putin's spokesman has hit back at accusations of state-sponsored doping in Russia, saying the claims appear unfounded. The Russian Preside...

These Are The Russian Athletes Faced With A Lifetime Ban After Doping Agency Report

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Sport

It has been revealed that London's 2012 Olympics allowed Russian athletes to compete when they should have been suspended for doping violations. A...

Saudi Arabia: Going Rogue

Alistair Burnett | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Politics
Alistair Burnett

We haven't heard much about rogue states since George W Bush's tenure in the White House ended, but maybe the term should be revived and applied to one of America's closest allies - Saudi Arabia.

Thomson Plane 'Came Within 1,000ft Of Missile' En Route To Sharm El-Sheikh

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 07.11.2015 | UK

A Thomson flight from London Stansted came within 1,000ft of a missile while en route to Sharm el-Sheikh, it has been claimed. The Daily Mail repor...

Bomb Downed The Flight According To Analysis Of Flight Data Recorder

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK

A bomb downed the MetroJet plane that crashed in Egypt on Saturday, according to analysis of the flight date recorder. The plane crashed in the Sinai ...

Russian Leaders Accuse Charlie Hebdo Of 'Blasphemy' Over Crash Cartoons

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK

Charlie Hebdo has sparked ire in the east after two cartoons were published in Wednesday’s edition satirising last weekend’s MetroJet plane crash ...

Deception and Decease: Human Shields In Syria Were Never Just A Deterrent

Sophia Hyatt | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Politics
Sophia Hyatt

"How can we stop Bashar al-Assad's air strikes on a Damascus suburb?" he inquired. "I know" said one. "We'll booby trap the area with cages containi...

Kremlin Says It's 'Shocking' If Britain Didn't Share Intelligence On Downed Russian Plane

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK

David Cameron declared Thursday it was "more likely than not" that a bomb brought down a Metrojet flight packed with Russian tourists -- a scenario th...