Monday , January 24 2022

US sanctions Ukrainian opposition over ‘Russia conspiracy’

The US Treasury Department on Thursday sanctioned two Ukrainian MPs – Taras Kozak and Oleg Voloshyn – and two former officials – Volodymyr Oliynyk and Vladimir Sivkovich, accusing them of participating in a Moscow-backed conspiracy to destabilize the pro-Western government of Volodymyr Zelensky “Russia has directed its intelligence services to …

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New Russian hypersonic missile to be delivered to navy this year

Trials of the state-of-the-art Zircon sea-launched hypersonic cruise missile are currently being completed, and the projectiles will be deployed to the Russian Navy later this year, a deputy defense minister revealed on Thursday. The Zircon has made significant headlines worldwide for its capabilities, and last year it was named by …

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Russia responds to NATO’s ‘space policy’

NATO’s first-ever formal, public space policy is an incendiary document that legitimizes the use of force in space, which could eventually lead to a brand-new arms race, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday. Addressing journalists at a briefing, spokeswoman Maria Zakharova criticized ‘NATO’s overarching Space Policy’, which outlines the …

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Kyle Rittenhouse wants his gun back

Kyle Rittenhouse has begun the process of trying to get back his rifle from the Wisconsin prosecutors who tried unsuccessfully to convict him of homicide and other charges for shooting three people during the August 2020 riot in Kenosha. Mark Richards, a lawyer for Rittenhouse, filed a motion on Wednesday …

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Iranian president tells RT if new nuclear deal is possible

Iran took the Vienna negotiations on restoring the 2015 nuclear agreement “very seriously,” President Ebrahim Raisi told RT in an exclusive interview. He added that the barrier to restoring the treaty remains Washington’s refusal to abide by its terms. “What we have seen so far is a violation of obligations …

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Is the plan to bankrupt Russia working?

Economic coercion is the West’s favourite tool to influence Russian behaviour. But with oil prices rising, Russia’s economy growing, and the West backing off from pledges to exclude Russia from SWIFT, this policy seems to have reached a dead-end. In 2014, the Russian economy was struck by a double-whammy. First, the …

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Elon Musk nears human testing of brain chip

Neuralink, the US neurotechnology firm co-founded by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, has begun recruiting key employees to run its clinical trials, signaling that it’s inching closer to starting human testing of its brain implants. The company has posted advertisements to hire a clinical trial director and a clinical trial coordinator. …

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