Unlike Manning's 35-year sentence, Obama's fave Gen Cartwright gets 13 months in jail for leaking US secrets
Fukushima had special visitors drop by— drones remapped the surrounding territory in abandoned villages and towns that had been severely affected by the disaster. The nuclear meltdown has left the towns in the area and close by in ruins.
Food terrorism poses an eminent danger to the United States, according to antiterrorism specialists. While the need for higher quantities of food is only increasing, the standards for food safety have been at a standstill or worse—nonexistent. The Voice of Russia got to interview three antiterrorism food experts on the rising threats in American society. Not only did they mention the dairy sector of being in danger, but the US' produce is also in a compromising position.
US Army suicides are on the increase as soldiers are unable to lose with grace, according to an army expert. One new study found an increasing amount of Americans are suicidal even before they enter into the military and have a hard time defusing their aliment— intermittent explosive disorder, or repeated anger fits. An expert in military coaching, Jaynine Ray-Howard, gave the Voice of Russia the inside scoop on the silent epidemic spreading throughout the nation.
A wrestling revolution is happening in Russia's capital. One wrestling club is helping to create champions all while closing cultural gaps, according to a part-time sportsman in Moscow. Timur Zubayraev, a banker by day, wrestler by night told the Voice of Russia in an exclusive interview how sports help dissolve stereotypes time and time again, helping to gather people of all walks of life to one gymnasium.
Drones' real calling is to carry out peaceful operations by helping civilians in need, not striking them dead. Specially picked drones are completing numerous missions invading the skies of Haiti all the way to Fukushima, Japan for the overall betterment of society. Drone Adventures is the non-profit group carrying out these ground-breaking missions. Founder and Vice President of Drone Adventures, Emauele Lubrano told the Voice of Russia about how his organization brings together the right types of drones with the best technology to carry out globe shifting tasks.
When athletes reach the Paralympics, they are seen as not just champions but also as role models to all kinds of people. If they could train as hard as they did, then others can do it as well. It is very likely that past and present Paralympians will pay it forward by helping others lose weight, gain confidence, and reach their goals in life.
To raise Paralympian champion avoid ‘cookie cutter’ training regimes and go beyond their limits - coach
Sochi’s medal count in the 2014 Paralympics is setting the global standard for future Paralympic training centers as Russia has already won 57 medals. High-tech equipment and gyms has helped bring out the warrior-spirit in athletes, especially those on Team Russia. The Paralympians participating in the Games this year have had the privilege of using elite training centers to help them succeed in all of their competitions. While some facilities have been up and running for years, others are quite new, and still more are planning on being built worldwide.
Paralympians have a secret weapon that steers them to victory during the Sochi Games. Specially trained guides are helping athletes conquer the terrain that they are competing on. While, for instance, a visually impaired skier glides down the track, their guide is not too far behind them, telling them which direction to go in. Without such flawless communication between the pair, victory may not be possible for many of the talented athletes that make it across the finish line.
The Pentagon has initiated a new policy this year, allowing for wider allowances of religious freedom in the US military. Although Muslim advocates welcome this measure from the agency, two parties have been caught in a debate not over the policy, but the misconstruing of words between them. The Voice of Russia interviewed each side on the new policy and the misunderstanding that has taken a life of its own online.
Commotion over the unjust and inhumane practice of the death penalty in the US have more wishing to put a nationwide ban to the cruel and unusual practice. Advocacy director for Witness to Innocence and death row exoneree Kirk Bloodsworth explained to the Voice of Russia that abolishing the death penalty will save the innocent who were wrongly convicted but also the guilty which is one cold fact many Americans do not want to accept.
Alongside Crimea's multinational backgrounds and long list of past battles, the peninsula has, time after time, been the intersection of cultures and skips away from encountering some form of conflict. Ever since Ukraine has gone into crisis mode, different ethnic groups all residing in the Crimean region have their own perception of how they want the future to pan out.
Seemingly unstoppable commotion in Kiev, Ukraine has left the country’s stability shaken at best but one expert reassures that Ukrainians who started this revolution need to be allowed to bring it to an end. International relations expert and co-founder of the Observatory of the Black, Gulf and Mediterranean Seas Dr. Yana Korobko told the Voice of Russia in an interview that only Ukrainians can achieve this on their own as ally and neighboring countries should not intervene with its transition from utter disparity to pure democracy.
In a matter of a few years, tons of drones could be whizzing around residential zones, taking away tiny pieces of privacy people once had. DroneShield is a fresh new concept that alerts of nearby low-flying UAV devices in the area. John Franklin, one of the developers, told the Voice of Russia that 18 countries, including Russia, have already put in orders for the gadget and has been creating buzz ever since.
In Syria, where uncountable amounts of bodies are found dead in pools of blood, the demand for weapons has come to an insatiable demand. The Voice of Russia got to interview, a Syrian man who claims to be an illegal arms dealer about the ins and outs of the weapons game. The 40-year-old man revealed that his largest sale to date has been for 3,000 shotguns sold off for $100,000 and the only clients he will sell to are those affiliated with the rebels.
Data gathering, cloud usage, along with an array of other forms of technology will make for big changes this year, with consumer behavior changing and companies expanding their initiatives. While gathering data will grow slower in Russia versus other nations, cloud usage will continue to increase according to Pyramid Research Predictions 2014 Global and Regional Trends in the Information, Communications and Technology Industry report. The Sochi Olympics should give way to the expansion of paid TV and OTT (Over The Top markets, the transmission of video and audio via the web with no multi-system operator), according to an analyst the Voice of Russia got to interview.
Moroccan’s career in shambles after TSA destroys priceless flutes: 'like they took a part of my body'
As blood covers the street and burned flesh fills the air, attackers with sharpened blades are on the hunt for Syrian bodies to murder with cold hard steel. In fact, 2,885 were slaughtered with the use of razor-sharp, jagged, and even worn-out knives within a 20 month period of time. Butchered in Cold Steel with Cold Blood is a rather new report from the National Coalition of Syria highlighting the devastation that has taken Syria by storm. The Voice of Russia had the chance to interview three experts on the knife violence happening in the war-ridden nation in what they call acts of intimidation on an entire society.
Holiday time is officially over but one airline is giving thousands of dollars to make miracles happen. Transaero along with the help of Life Line Charity Fund have teamed up to ensure sick children get the surgeries they need. CEO for Transaero Airlines Olga Pleshakova told the Voice of Russia in an interview that over 12,000 dollars has been donated in the merely two months the campaign has been up and running.. One hundred percent of the proceeds will help save children battling heart, brain, and spine diseases.