Russia to send ‘Barbie cosmonaut’ to space for the first time along with ballerina and actress for new movie

RUSSIA is preparing to send "Barbie cosmonaut" to space for the first time in a bid to encourage more girls to aim high in sciences.  The mission's crew will also include a trained ballerina and an actress who will participate in a full-length movie to be filmed this year on the International Space Station.  Space agency chief Dmitry Rogozin insisted […]

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Russia could become first country to make entire currency DIGITAL as cryptocurrency booms

RUSSIA could become the first country to make its entire currency digital, as cryptocurrency booms.  Discussions are underway about the launch of the digital ruble with local banks, and the country’s financial watchdog has reportedly said it would present a more detailed concept by summer. The head of the Central Bank of Russia, Elvira Nabiullina, said the regulator had received […]

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Russia QUITS Open Skies treaty allowing mutual reconnaissance flights

Russia QUITS Open Skies treaty which allows nations to carry out surveillance flights and see if countries are preparing for war – two months after US withdrew Moscow announced it was pulling out of 1992 agreement observed by 34 states  Comes two months after the US quit the treaty, citing Russian breaches  Moscow said US withdrawal had ‘significantly upended the […]

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Russia threatens to NUKE US cities with 6,000mph hypersonic Zircon missile if war breaks out after 'successful' test

RUSSIA has successfully tested an "unstoppable" 6,000mph nuclear missile primed to wipe out US cities if World War 3 breaks out. The hypersonic nuke has been identified by state-controlled TV as Vladimir Putin’s "weapon of choice" in the event of a full-scale conflict. The hardline Russian leader has bragged the Mach 8 Zircon  – or Tsirkon – is “truly unparalleled […]

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Iran, Russia trying to interfere in US election, says intelligence community

The US intelligence community warned Americans Wednesday night that Iran and Russia are trying to interfere in the 2020 presidential election. Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe and FBI director Christopher Wray said in a press conference that Iran has targeted voters through spoof emails. “We are standing before you now to give you confidence that we are on top […]

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Russia record 10,633 new cases – more than any European country

Putin brings in helicopters and drones to spot lockdown flouters as Russia suffers 10,633 new Covid cases giving it fastest-growing rate in Europe with 134,687 infections and 1,280 deaths Deaths in Russia from coronavirus rose by 58 to 1,280 as new infections grew  New infections increased with 10,633 fresh cases today, taking total to 134,687  Russia is now recording more […]

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Russia calls Trump an ‘agent’ after pic emerges from White House meeting with country’s foreign minister – The Sun

RUSSIAN state TV has branded President Donald Trump an "agent" after last week's White House meeting with their top foreign diplomat. TV channel Rossiya 1 aired a news segment called "Puppet Master and 'Agent' – How to Understand Lavrov's Meeting With Trump." Mikhail Gusman, first deputy director of ITAR-TASS, Russia's oldest largest news agency predicted a bleak post-presidency life for […]

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