Hundreds of brave Russians hit ski slopes in bikinis and underwear for annual BoogelWoogel carnival 

Snow risk of being cold? Hundreds of brave Russians hit ski slopes in bikinis and underwear for annual BoogelWoogel carnival Hundreds brave freezing temperatures to hit the slopes at the BoogelWoogel alpine festival in Sochi, Russia  The annual event, which takes place at Rosa Khutor resort, started on Wednesday and will run until Sunday Despite the … Read more

Putin’s threat to West: How Russia has surrounded Ukraine’s border with troops, tanks and missiles

Russia has surrounded Ukraine’s border with tanks, missiles and thousands of men as it threatens ‘full-scale combat operations.’ The United States is to dispatch two warships to the Black Sea next week in response to Vladimir Putin’s colossal build-up of military hardware close to the front.  Footage has emerged of tanks, missile trucks and howitzers … Read more

Russia warns ‘the beginning of the end of Ukraine’ will be imminent if it ‘has to defend citizens’

A senior Kremlin official today warned that if Russia is forced to defend its citizens in the disputed Donbass region it would be ‘the beginning of the end Ukraine.’ Tensions have soared in eastern Ukraine in recent weeks after Vladimir Putin dispatched tanks, helicopters and thousands of troops to the Ukrainian border. Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelenskiy flew … Read more

Beautician and her fiance avoid jail after trying to smuggle £60,000 worth of cigarettes into UK

A beautician and her fiance have avoided jail after they were caught trying to smuggle £60,000 worth of cigarettes into Britain. Donna Jablonski, 38, and husband-to-be David Sutton, 30, were detained by Border Force Investigators at Manchester Airport after returning from a four-day ‘city break’ in Moscow, Russia. But the couple, from Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, were found to have … Read more

Beautician and her fiance avoid jail after trying to smuggle £60,000 worth of cigarettes into UK

A beautician and her fiance have avoided jail after they were caught trying to smuggle £60,000 worth of cigarettes into Britain. Donna Jablonski, 38, and husband-to-be David Sutton, 30, were detained by Border Force Investigators at Manchester Airport after returning from a four-day ‘city break’ in Moscow, Russia. But the couple, from Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, were found to have … Read more

Germany will side-step EU and negotiate directly for Russia’s Sputnik V jab

Germany will side-step EU and negotiate directly for Russia’s Sputnik V jab to salvage its faltering vaccination program Jens Spahn thought to have told EU ministers he will begin jab talks with Russia   Comes after EU Commission said it would not enter preliminary negotiations Talks will establish how many jabs Russia can supply and … Read more

Pet owner lowers blanket out of window and his cats climb it to get indoors 

Who needs a cat flap? Pet owner lowers blanket out of window and his moggies climb it to get indoors The bizarre footage was recorded by a bemused onlooker in Vologda, Russia Pet lover unfurled a striped blanket before lowering it out a ground-floor window His beloved cats then clambered up the material before he … Read more

Covid-19 UK: Moderna’s vaccine comes on stream in small quantities

No10 may have to roll back its target date for vaccinating all adults if AstraZeneca‘s jab is banned for under-30s, an expert warned today.  And Britain may need to approve vaccines developed by Russia or China in order to hit the goal of offering everyone a first dose by the end of July.   The Medicines … Read more

Terrifying moment flying road sign smashes car window after hurricane hit Russian city 

Terrifying moment flying road sign smashes car window after hurricane hit Russian city Strong winds in Novorossiysk, Russia, caused a ‘stop’ sign to fly off its post Signpost was flapping around before blowing off and smashing a car window  Woman inside screams as it detaches from the post and heads towards their car  By Lydia … Read more

The Kremlin accuses ‘Ukrainian beasts’ of executing a boy, 5, with a drone

Moscow has furiously claimed a boy named Vladik died when an unmanned aerial vehicle struck a village in rebel held eastern Ukraine known as Donbass. Pictured: Vladik, 5, allegedly killed by drone A boy aged five ‘killed by a Kyiv drone’ has become an alarming new flashpoint as tension spirals amid claims Russia is moving military … Read more