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Winston Churchill wanted chemical weapons to be used against "troublesome" tribes in north India during British colonial rule to suppress them, a noted historian has claimed citing an official memo. Giles Milton, who has written a number of non-
The carrier rockets were put into service since 2000.
Recently 60 Minutes aired a Lesley Stahl segment with the headline, Pussy Riot Remains Defiant Under Putin's Russia. Although Pussy Riot is labeled a punk band, you could argue that they are not really musicians. What you can't argue is that their
AT least three people, including two British citizens, were killed in Russia's far north when a helicopter crashed into them while they were standing on the ground, officials say. A distress signal had already been received on Sunday from the
20 March 2013 Norway's biathlon squad is facing an indecency probe after they stripped off to wave their genitals at female contestants in the sport's World Cup in Russia. Furious race organisers in Khanty-Mansiysk, Northern-Russia have reported the
Each year, as winter brings frost and snow to Russia, the same thing happens. At every crossroads columns of steam rise, rather like those in photos of volcanoes in Iceland or Kamchatka. But this pretty picture, caused by leaks in pipelines carrying
An 11-year-old discovered the ruins of a mammoth while walking with his brother in the Yenisei river, in northern Russia, said Alexei Tikhonov, director of the Zoological Museum in St. Petersburg. The
A spokesman for the veterinary department in Yakutia region confirmed this report. "Usually, wolves attack reindeer grazing on pastures," he said. As many as 1,760 reindeer, more than one hundred horses and five cows have been killed by wolves since
Georgia in August 2008 , according to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev . "If we had wavered in 2008 , the geopolitical layout would have been different; a range of countries which the North Atlantic [Treaty Organization] tries to artificially "
AP / RIA Novosti, Yana Lapikova, Pool Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling . It was on this day in 1976 that a panic swept through several remote villages in Sudan and Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of Congo). After claiming hundreds of