Britain’s nuclear submarines become outnumbered as Russian vessels flood into the North Atlantic

Britain’s nuclear submarines become outnumbered as Russian vessels flood into the North Atlantic – as Putin reopens missile base near UK targets Britain’s nuclear submarines are outnumbered by Russia in the North Atlantic Vladimir Putin has reopened a cruise missile base within range of UK targets Head of the Royal Navy, First Sea Lord Admiral … Read more Britain’s nuclear submarines become outnumbered as Russian vessels flood into the North Atlantic

PETER HITCHENS: Let’s turn back time – to when we didn’t mess up our clocks 

The story is told (it may even be true) of the old woman who lived alone with her cat in a small wooden shack on the border between Russia and Belarus.  One day, soon after the collapse of the Soviet Union made these two places into separate countries, an official banged on her door. ‘Sorry … Read more PETER HITCHENS: Let’s turn back time – to when we didn’t mess up our clocks 

UK mounts ‘covert attacks’ on Russia’s leaders, former cabinet secretary reveals 

Britain has carried a series of covert attacks on Russia‘s leaders and their allies, the former cabinet secretary has disclosed. Lord Sedwill said the UK Government had launched cyber attacks to punish President Vladimir Putin and his senior allies. He said the aim of such actions had been to ‘impose a price greater than one they … Read more UK mounts ‘covert attacks’ on Russia’s leaders, former cabinet secretary reveals 

Children ‘slept next to blackened corpses of their poisoned parents’

Two young children found in flat with lifeless bodies of their parents who ‘died from eating poisoned pickles’ Two children have been found alive in their home in Russia after parents died  Girl, five, and her one-year-old brother were discovered after three days alone Alexander and Viktoria Yakunin died after allegedly eating ‘poisoned pickles’ By … Read more Children ‘slept next to blackened corpses of their poisoned parents’

Ageing rock star! ’70-year-old’ Russian climber descends mountain crevasse head-first without ropes

Ageing rock star! ’70-year-old’ Russian climber descends mountain crevasse head-first without ropes – before doing a show-off stretch for his audience The veteran Russian climber skilfully descended a vertical cliff face – head first Incredible footage shows Andrey deftly dropping down and ending in the splits The clip was filmed at the Stolby Nature Reserve … Read more Ageing rock star! ’70-year-old’ Russian climber descends mountain crevasse head-first without ropes

Nato experts building ‘space hub’ amid fears China and Russia may try to ‘shoot down satellites’

Nato experts are building a ‘space hub’ to track Chinese and Russian weapons amid fears the countries may try to ‘shoot down satellites’ Jens Stoltenberg warned two countries were developing anti-satellite systems  General Sir Patrick Sanders said the UK was not ‘fit for information age warfare’  Space centre, at the Ramstein air base, Germany, will … Read more Nato experts building ‘space hub’ amid fears China and Russia may try to ‘shoot down satellites’

FBI has taken possession of Hunter Biden’s laptops

The FBI has seized Hunter Biden’s laptop and has confirmed the former vice president’s son’s emails are ‘authentic’, while dispelling earlier claims that they are part of a Russia disinformation campaign.  Senior federal officials told Fox News on Tuesday that the bureau is now in possession of the computer allegedly containing emails that could purportedly implicate Joe … Read more FBI has taken possession of Hunter Biden’s laptops

Space bubble: Three astronauts will return to Earth tomorrow after almost 200 days on the ISS

Now that’s a proper COVID bubble! Three ISS astronauts will return to Earth tomorrow after being in space with each other for almost 200 days The trio are NASA’s Chris Cassidy and Russia’s Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner They arrive on the orbiting laboratory in April to crew its so-called Expedition 63 In preparation for his return, … Read more Space bubble: Three astronauts will return to Earth tomorrow after almost 200 days on the ISS

Russia made cyber attacks on 2020 Tokyo Olympics after athlete ban

Russian military intelligence carried out ‘cynical and reckless’ cyber attacks against officials and organisations involved in 2020 Tokyo Olympics after its athletes were banned over doping Government says it has evidence the GRU carried out ‘cyber reconnaissance’  Targets included organisers, logistics services and sponsors of the games  Took place before the decision was taken to postpone … Read more Russia made cyber attacks on 2020 Tokyo Olympics after athlete ban

Moscow’s bars and restaurants are packed as a resurgence of coronavirus sweeps Russia

Moscow’s bars and restaurants continue to be packed with carefree customers who ignore social distancing and shun face masks despite the resurgence of coronavirus infections sweeping Russia.  The outbreak in Russia this month is breaking the records set in the spring, when a lockdown to slow the spread of the virus was put in place. … Read more Moscow’s bars and restaurants are packed as a resurgence of coronavirus sweeps Russia