Russia's Security Council proposes Ukraine settlement plan - Lavrov Russia's Security Council has prepared its own Ukrainian settlement proposals for the American partners in to return the situation in that country to the framework of international law and to take the interests of all Ukrainian citizens into account, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
Men with stolen IDs on missing Malaysian jet not of Asian appearance The two unidentified men who used stolen passports to board the Malaysian airliner that went missing on Saturday were not of Asian appearance, the chief Malaysian investigator said today. Flight MH370 disappeared early on Saturday about an hour into its flight from Kuala Lumpur after climbing to a cruising altitude of 35,000 feet.
Snowden to address US 'Davos for Millennials' festival from Russia US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden is to address the South by Southwest festival (SXSW) from Russia on Monday, but his videolink appearance is just one highlight in a major event that attracts Hollywood stars, top bands and tech gurus alike.
US surveillance plans to introduce a surveillance system which will keep track of the records of about 5 million federal employees with access to state secrets. The officials say it needs to be done to avoid a potential risk to the US interests and protect the government from another Edward Snowden.
Three years after the Fukushima catastrophe, Japan’s stricken power plant is still struggling to contain radioactive water leaks that are making the area uninhabitable, while TEPCO’s effort to clean up what remains of the crippled nuclear site has turned into a disaster of its own. The Voice of Russia spoke with Majia H. Nadesan, Associate Dean of the New College at Arizona State University and the author of a blog on Fukushima, who believes humanity might have already “forged its extinction” with nuclear technology and is now just waiting for it to unfold.
Syrian children gradually become more and more exposed to different kinds of diseases due to the collapse of the health system of the country caused by full-scale military operations. The health system is no longer able to withstand such a load. Many young patients suffering are from chronic diseases and even from such maladies that can be cured with proper medicine.
Malaysia has launched an inquiry into the disappearance on Saturday of its Boeing 777 airliner as it flew over the sea en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people, including one Russian, aboard. Despite the efforts of 34 planes, 40 ships and search crews from eight countries, officials have not found any sign of a Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing two days ago.
Like Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Syria and before it the former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Serbia is another country that was also invaded and destroyed by US/NATO. Serbia today is overburdened by foreign debt and through the IMF and other “loans”, like other countries, faces being enslaved by the West. Serbia is proof that when the West gives 1 Euro, it takes 100 Euros. You mentioned the damage of NATO to Yugoslavia $120 billion. But even what was not destroyed, that was privatized by criminal privatization. These issues and more were touched upon by Živadin Jovanović, the former Foreign Minister of Yugoslavia in an interview with the Voice of Russia.
Pope Francis is preparing to mark the one-year anniversary of his papacy on Thursday. But to what extent has the new pontiff, who has been as unorthodox as he is popular, revitalized the Church that has seen a downturn in attendance over the past decades? He is not so much a breath of fresh air as someone who has gone into the Vatican with an oxygen tank on his back, experts say. But he has indeed opened a lot of windows in the musty edifice that the Catholic Church has become.
The Russian Foreign Ministry said it was outraged with the latest events in eastern Ukraine:"Russia is outraged by the chaos, which is currently ruling in eastern regions of Ukraine as a result of the actions of militants of the so-called Right Sector amid utter connivance of the new authorities as they call themselves."