News Stories relating to "Russia"
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
An inexplicable sleeping sickness is affecting one in ten residents of a village in Kazakhstan in Russia.
Villagers in Kalachi have been affected by the mysterious disease for the past two years, but to date, no cause for the illness has been determined and, despite teams of virologists, radiologists, toxicologists and doctors...
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Circling high above us in space, a mysterious object is being tracked by the US military. The strange object, which has been entitled Object 2014-28E, was secretly launched in May by the Russian military, but nobody knows its purpose and so far Moscow’s ministry of defence is remaining tight-lipped.
2014-28E first came to the...
Monday, July 28, 2014
There is a place in Siberia known as Yamal, which literally translates as "the end of the world."
It is an area that is notorious for earth-shattering events, as this was the region where the most dangerous meteor in recent history struck in 1908 with devastating results. Thankfully, the blast occurred in a relatively...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Breaking news indicates that yet another Malaysian Airlines plane has been lost. Malaysia Airlines confirmed in a Tweet that it "has lost contact of MH17 from Amsterdam. The last known position was over Ukrainian airspace. More details to follow."
Later reports have now suggested that flight MH 17 was shot down and has...
Friday, February 15, 2013
As Asteroid 2012 DA14 approached Earth, a significant meteor strike took place in central Russia. Most experts do not believe that the two events were related, and NASA has confirmed that the asteroid has not broken up. However, smaller debris is sometimes present near asteroids, and is not generally detectable, so it is possible that such debris...
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
A member of the Russian parliament accused the Kremlin of using chemicals to induce the torrential downpours that soaked tens of thousands of demonstrators
at an anti-Putin demonstration, causing them to disband more than an hour before the protest was scheduled to end....