How the 'Rich Parents of Instagram' spoil their kids and spend their fortunes.
richparentsofinsta/Instagram The INSIDER Summary: "Rich Parents of Instagram" has over 60,000 followers. The account shows the fabulous lives of wealthy parents and their kids. But children are conspicuously missing from many of the photos featured. Following the success of Instagram's "Rich Kids" of Dubai, Vietnam, Russia, ...
Reuters: Russia unveils monument to designer of iconic AK-47 rifle.
Russia on September 19 unveiled a statue of Mikhail Kalashnikov, inventor of the AK-47 assault rifle that became by some estimates the most lethal weapon ever made and the best known Russian brand abroad. Perched atop a pedestal in a tiny square on Moscowâs busy Garden Ring thoroughfare, the statue of Kalashnikov, who ...
Washington Post: Senate Intelligence Committee interview with Trump lawyer abruptly canceled.
The Senate Intelligence Committee has unexpectedly canceled a September 19 session to interview Michael Cohen, a former lawyer for President Trumpâs business and a close associate of the president. The meeting was scheduled as part of the committeeâs investigation into Russiaâs interference in the 2016 ...
The Economic Times:Trump decries threats to sovereignty in Ukraine, South China Sea.
US President Donald Trump on September 19 decried threats to sovereignty in Ukraine and the South China Sea. In his maiden speech to the UN General Assembly, Trump did not explicitly mention Russia or China, but the comment was clearly aimed at Moscow and Beijing. The post The Economic Times:Trump decries threats to ...
Reuters: Trump's lawyer denies collusion with Russia in 2016 election.
U.S. President Donald Trumpâs lawyer on September 19 denied that he or Trump colluded with Russia to interfere in last yearâs presidential election, and said such charges were meant to discredit Trumpâs presidency. âI emphatically state that I had nothing to do with any Russian involvement in our ...
Washington Post: WikiLeaks releases files that appear to offer details of Russian surveillance system.
WikiLeaks, the secret sharing organization accused of playing a key role in RussianÂ attempts to influence the 2016 U.S. election, has released documents that it claims offerÂ details ofÂ how Moscow uses state surveillanceÂ to spy on Internet and mobile users. The release, dubbed âSpy Files Russia,â ...
Reuters: Russia retail sales up 1.9 percent year-on-year in August, more than expected.
Â Retail sales in Russia rose more than expected in August, data showed on September 19, underpinning an official forecast that the economy is on track to return to growth levels seen before its 2015-16 slowdown. Russiaâs oil-dependent economy has benefited from a recovery in global crude prices, prudent fiscal ...
Poroshenko, Duda discuss UN peacekeepers deployment in Donbas, human rights situation in occupied Crimea.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda have discussed the issue of deployment of the UN peacekeeping mission in the occupied part of Donbas, as well as non-observance of human rights in Crimea occupied by Russia. The meeting with Duda took place as part of Poroshenko's working visit to ...
POLITICO: Trump lawyer's planned Russia testimony called off.
Senate investigators called off an expected closed-door interview September 19 with Michael Cohen, saying they were upset that the longtime lawyer to President Donald Trump released a statement denying any role in Russian meddling in the 2016 election after the committee asked him not to comment publicly. The Senate ...
Russia rejects rumors of civilian injuries at Zapad drills.
Russia's military has dismissed claims that a helicopter fired on civilians at the Zapad drills taking place near St. Petersburg, agency reports say. Video footage appeared to show the chopper shooting at bystanders.
Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov to complete 'Hänsel and Gretel' despite arrest
Despite his arrest in Russia, the star director is still expected to complete his work for the Stuttgart Opera. A special event is to be held instead of his finished staging, planned to premiere on October 22.
Russia honors Kalashnikov with giant monument in Moscow
Russia is commemorating Mikhail Kalashnikov, designer of the famous AK-47 assault rifle, with an imposing statue in Moscow. It's a powerfully symbolic tribute and an expression of how Russia sees itself in today's world.
Russia rejects request to release files on Swedish diplomat who saved WWII Jews
A Russian court has denied a request to release FSB files on Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg's fate. He saved thousands of Jews in Nazi-occupied Hungary before his arrest and forcible disappearance by Soviet agents.
Monument To AK-47 Designer Kalashnikov Unveiled In Moscow
With a sprinkle of holy water and a protester condemning the late Mikhail Kalashnikov as a "manufacturer of death," Russian authorities unveiled a monument to the designer of the widely used AK-47 assault rifle.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on September 18 attended a joint military exercise with Belarus near NATO's eastern flank that has fanned already deep tensions between Moscow and the West. The war games are officially set to involve 12,700 troops. But Western officials have said the maneuvers could include some 100,000 ...
Russian Helicopter Mistakenly Fires At Vehicles During War Games
Two Russian websites have posted video they said showed a helicopter firing errant rockets at vehicles and bystanders watching the joint Russian-Belarusian military exercise Zapad 2017. Videos posted on September 19 by independent news sites Fontanka.ru and 66.ru showed rockets landing near at least two people. Citing ...
Chuvash, Bashkir Writers Warn Putin 'Playing With Fire' On Language Policy
Prominent writers in Russia's Chuvashia and Bashkortostan regions have urged President Vladimir Putin to stop discouraging the mandatory study of indigenous languages in regions with large ethnic-minority populations, warning that a shift away from the practice could sap Russia's strength and sow discord.
Moscow now has a 30-foot-tall monument to the man who invented the AK-47
Moscow unveiled a 30-foot-tall bronze monument to the inventor of the AK-47 assault rifle on Tuesday in a ceremony that "contained no mention of the untold millions of people who have been killed or maimed by the weapon since its creation in 1947," The New York Times reports. Instead, the chairman of the Russian Military ...
Russia says U.S., Ukraine reject its UN proposal for Donbas
Moscow’s ambassador to the United Nations said the United States and Ukraine have told Russia they will not work on a Russian proposal to deploy United Nations peacekeepers in eastern Ukraine, Reuters reported citing TASS.
Ukrainian teenager's condition in Russian prison deteriorates without medicines
The condition of a 19-year-old Ukrainian citizen Pavlo Hryb who has illegally been detained by the Russian Federal Security Service in Belarus has deteriorated without medicines, according to Espreso.TV.
Incident at Zapad 2017 drills: Ka-52 attack helicopter fires missiles at spectators
Two spectators sustained grave injuries after one of the pair of Ka-52 attack helicopters flying in an attack formation accidentally fired rockets toward the crowd that gathered at the Luzhsky training ground near St. Petersburg, according to 66.ru, Meduza reports.
Detained arms supplier gives important tips on Russia involvement in Donbas war – journalist
Testimony by one of the high-ranking mercenaries who was detained by Ukraine’s counterintelligence operatives June 28, 2017, will be a useful tool aimed at proving Russia’s war crimes in Donbas at the European Court of Human Rights, a journalist and editor-in-chief at Censor.net Yuri Butusov wrote on Facebook.
Russia sanctions should be eased if UN peacekeeping mission in Donbas success – German foreign minister
Sanctions imposed against the Russian Federation should be eased step-by-step in case the UN peacekeeping mission sees success in eastern Ukraine, that’s according to German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, who spoke with the Magdeburger Volksstimme newspaper, MFA Germany reports.
Russia cannot accept Ukraine's independence – Poroshenko
During a working visit to the United States, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday visited West Point Military Academy where he addressed the cadets and staff, according to the presidential press service.
Kremlin reacts to U.S. Senate's move to approve lethal aid to Ukraine
Moscow believes the transfer of U.S. lethal weapons to Ukraine will not contribute to the Donbas conflict settlement, according to the Russian President's Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov, as reported by an UNIAN correspondent in Russia.
Ukraine's defense & security chief: Over 120,000 troops involved in Russia-Belarus war-games
Secretary of Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council Oleksandr Turchynov estimates that over 120,000 troops and 10,000 units of military hardware are engaged in the active phase of the Russian-Belarusian Zapad 2017 war-games.
Ex-Soviet officer credited with preventing nuclear war dies aged 77
Stanislav Petrov, a former Soviet military officer known in the West as "the man who saved the world" for his role in averting a nuclear war over a false missile warning, has died aged 77. Mr Petrov's German friend, Karl Schumacher, said on Tuesday that he died on May 19. Mr Schumacher called Mr Petrov earlier this ...
Donald Trump's lawyer: Moscow Trump Tower 'solely a real estate deal'
An abandoned proposal to develop a Trump Tower in Moscow during the 2016 presidential election was "solely a real estate deal and nothing more," the personal lawyer for US President Donald Trump told congressional staff on Tuesday .
Trump choice for Russia ambassador: 'No question' Russia meddled
Former Utah governor Jon Huntsman, President Donald Trump's nominee to be ambassador to Russia, said on Tuesday there was "no question" that Moscow meddled in the 2016 U.S. election, and pledged to bring up the issue with the government.
OVER 150 concerts and art performances will be staged in Hongqiao during an annual art festival over a two-month period, starting today. Twenty-five foreign art groups from such countries as the United States, Russia, Germany, Australia, Denmark and Estonia will give performances for residents during Hongqiao Art Festival ...
Insane video appears to show Russian helicopter firing on crowd during military exercise
Screenshot A Russian news site published spectacular video Sep. 19 of a Russian attack helicopter apparently letting one of its air-to-ground rockets loose on observers during a major annual training exercise near the country’s western border with several NATO nations, the Associated Press reported this morning. The ...
Inside the extravagant wedding of a Russian real estate heir and a social media star, where there were reportedly thousands of flowers and a 15-foot cake
vogue._.style/InstagramThis past weekend, Karen Karapetyan — son of Russian real estate mogul and billionaire Samvel Karapetyan — married social media star Lilit in a glamorous wedding at the Armenian Apostolic Church in Moscow. There were reportedly thousands of flowers, a four-tier cake, and a guest list that ...
Michael Cohen told the Senate Intelligence Committee that the Trump Tower Moscow proposal was 'solely a real estate deal'
Stephanie Keith/Reuters WASHINGTON — An abandoned proposal to develop a Trump Tower in Moscow during the 2016 presidential election was "solely a real estate deal and nothing more," the personal lawyer for President Donald Trump told congressional staff on Tuesday. Michael Cohen was appearing privately before the ...
Trump's nominee for US ambassador to Russia: There is 'no question' Russia meddled in the election
Thomson ReutersWASHINGTON - Former Utah governor Jon Huntsman, President Donald Trump's nominee to be ambassador to Russia, said on Tuesday there was "no question" that Moscow meddled in the 2016 U.S. election, and pledged to bring up the issue with the government. "There is no question, underline no question, that the ...
Esquire: The FBI's wiretap on Paul Manafort just brought the Russia probe to another level
Paul Manafort is extremely under investigation. On Sept. 19Â morning, CNN reported that the FBI had sought and secured a secretive order from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act court to wiretap Manafort's phone. The monitoring went on both before and after the 2016 election, including in a timeframe when Manafort ...