Radiation up to '16 times' the norm near Russia blast site

World Aug 13, 2019

Radiation up to '16 times' the norm near Russia blast site

Radiation levels were up to 16 times the norm in a nearby town after an explosion at a Russian missile testing site, the national weather service said Tuesday. The explosion at the Arctic facility on Thursday killed five scientists with Russia's nuclear agency, which later ...

Viral clip of Russian policeman punching female protester stirs anger

World Aug 13, 2019

Viral clip of Russian policeman punching female protester stirs anger

Video footage of a Russian police officer punching a young woman in the stomach has stirred anger among many Russians who believe the authorities have used excessive force to disperse weeks of political demonstrations in Moscow. The clip, filmed on Saturday and later circulated online ...

World / Politics Aug 10, 2019

Moscow city election protest attracts huge crowd

Tens of thousands of people rallied in central Moscow for the third consecutive weekend to protest the exclusion of opposition and independent candidates from the Russian capital's city council ballot. The protest Saturday appeared to have by far the largest turnout of the recent rallies ...