Why Russia is building its own Internet (eng)

Last November, news emerged that Russian President Vladimir Putin had approved a plan to create an independent Internet before August 1, 2018. The alternative Internet would be used by the BRICS nations – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – and would protect them from “possible external influence”. Could…

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Syria: Reporter reports bombing in full bombing

Southwest of the province of Idlib: A rebel reporter has been captured in impressive images showing the bombing of cluster bombs followed by an air strike. A bomb falls right behind the journalist, but does not explode and then closes the sequence with artillery bombardment. With almost total expulsion of…

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These are the five fastest submarines in history

Today, submarines are a critical resource of nuclear deterrence for world powers, as they can stealthily navigate while carrying and transporting weapons of mass destruction. However, there is another aspect of enormous importance in them, beyond their armament: their speed, which allows them both to pursue objectives and escape from…

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What is the " poravalismo "

What is “poravalismo” and why more than a million young people with studies have left Russia in recent years. There are so many people – mostly young and educated – who have left Russia in recent years, that the Russians have a word to describe the phenomenon: poravalism. And perhaps…

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A luxury hotel in space, the plan of Russia

The client will have the right to a private ‘hut’ with large windows to appreciate the black space mantle, as well as the Earth and the rest of celestial bodies. They will also have private personal hygiene facilities and even exercise equipment, in addition to Wi-Fi. Of course, customers will…

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Can it be considered that Russia won the war in Syria?

Russia emerged from the Syrian crisis with its military and diplomatic reputation significantly improved. Although he did it in the midst of a huge controversy about the means used and strong international criticism. Moscow has ensured the survival of the Al Assad regime and at the same time has increased…

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Daily life in Yakutsk, at -40 degrees

Photographer Maxim Avdeiev visited the city. During his stay he took unusual snapshots of everyday life in this place, characterized by harsh weather conditions. Along the Lena River, one of the longest in the world, Yakutsk has an average winter temperature of -40ºC, which creates a blanket of fog that…

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