russia

nuclear power

Russia’s ‘Nuclear Titanic’ Floating Power Plant Is Setting Sail Toward Alaska. Here’s What to Expect.

Dubbed ‘Chernobyl on Ice,’ the Akademik Lomonosov will be towed to Russia's far east to provide power to remote oil, gas, and mining operations.
Greg Walters
a day ago
Space

Russia Just Sent This Robot, Which Can Shoot Guns, Into Space

Meet "Fyodor," which will arrive at the International Space Station on Saturday and definitely won't become self aware.
Alex Lubben
a day ago
nukes

It Sure Looks Like Russia Is Trying to Cover Up Fallout From the Skyfall Nuclear Missile Accident

Russian intelligence officers reportedly forced doctors treating the injured to sign non-disclosure agreements.
Greg Walters
3 days ago
hate

Neo-Nazis Are Selling the New Zealand Shooter's Racist Screed for $4 on Telegram

The manifesto that inspired El Paso is now a hardcover book.
Valerie Kipnis
4 days ago
nukes

Everything We Know About Russia’s Nuclear “Skyfall” Missile and That Mysterious Explosion

The weapon once hailed by Russian President Vladimir Putin as “invincible” is suspected of causing one of the worst nuclear accidents since Chernobyl.
Greg Walters
8.12.19
Tech news

A Nuclear Accident at a Russian Missile Facility Killed 7 People

Seven Russians are dead after the explosion, which experts say may have been caused by a test of a new nuclear-powered missile.
Matthew Gault
8.12.19
russia

Putin Is Very Pissed Off at YouTube for Not Censoring "Illegal Mass Events"

The Kremlin is demanding that Google, which owns YouTube, do the government's dirty work and censor videos of protests in Moscow.
Tim Marcin
8.12.19
russia

Russia Wants You to Admire Its Big, New “Hunter” Drone

Dubbed the S-70 “Okhotnik,” or “Hunter,” Russia’s first so-called heavy strike drone completed its maiden 20-minute flight without a hitch on Saturday, the Ministry claimed.
Trone Dowd
8.7.19
climate change

Why the Arctic Fires Are So Bad for the Planet (Aside from the Actual Flames)

The fires could create a feedback loop that only worsens the effects of climate change and leads to more fires.
Alex Lubben
8.2.19
nuclear war

The U.S. and Russia Just Moved One Step Closer to an All-Out Nuclear Arms Race

“The United States and Russia are now in a state of strategic instability; an accident or mishap could set off a cataclysm.”
David Gilbert
8.2.19
wild fires

Over 15,000 Square Miles of Siberia Are on Fire and It's “a Global Ecological Catastrophe”

Some 46,000 square miles of Siberia have been destroyed, Arctic ice melt is accelerating, and the smoke is choking Russian cities.
David Gilbert
8.1.19
ukraine

Far-Right Extremists Have Been Using Ukraine's War as a Training Ground. They're Returning Home.

“I believe Europe is in great danger”
Tim Hume
7.31.19
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