Articles containing the tag ‘Russia
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Malaysian Plane: South African on Board, Russia Distances Itself

The Russian government is blaming the downing of the Malaysian Airliner on the border of Ukraine on Ukraine itself. They said that it was the responsibility of the government of that country. This comes in the ... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Malaysia Airline Plane Shot Down Over Ukraine

A Boeing 777 operated by Malaysia Airlines has allegedly been shot down over the Ukraine border with 295 passengers on board, just hours ago, according to news agency¬†Interfax. Flight MH17 was reportedly flyin... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Belgium in the Last 16, Algeria and Portugal Still in With a Chance

The group matches have been wrapped up in the FIFA World Cup that is going on in Brazil with the last of three matches being played on the night of the twenty second and the morning of the twenty third. A total... Read more »
By Thandi On Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Edward Snowden Enters Russia After Being Granted One-year Asylum

Former United States National Security Agency (NSA) technical contractor Edward Snowden has finally been granted asylum for one year in Russia. He entered the country on Thursday after spending over five weeks ... Read more »
By Andrea Teagle On Saturday, March 9th, 2013

Curiosity Resurrected the Cat – Scientists Contemplate Recreating Extinct Species

Andrea Teagle – The Tasmanian Tiger has been extinct since 1930. Yet curious scientists may be on the brink of finding ways to see these and other extinct animals roam the earth again. A public Ted xConfe... Read more »
By The Editor On Monday, March 5th, 2012

Vladimir Putin wins elections

Vladimir Putin will be serving a third non-consecutive term as the president of Russia after winning the 2012 elections. Vladimir was the president of Russia for two consecutive terms from May 2000 to May 2008.... Read more »