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Azerbaijan admits to shooting down Russian gunship, 2 killed

The Azerbaijan Foreign Ministry has announced a colossal mistake. A Russian Mi-24 attack helicopter was shot down by over Armenia by Azeri forces. Although, they insist it was an accident. The gunship crashed in Armenia near the town of Yeraskh. Officials also offered condolences to the families of the 2 Russian crew members killed. A …

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Prior servicemember faces 10 years in Russian jail

Six months ago, Russian police detained a former U.S. Marine named Trevor Reed in a Moscow jail. Trevor, who is 28, was in Moscow when shit went sideways last August. He was out drinking when the police claim he assaulted multiple officers. The report says he was in Moscow to learn more about the culture …

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Off Road Champion Is Crowned: Avtoros Shaman (VIDEO)

First hover bikes and now a brand spanking new ATV coming out of Russia. It’s a real game changer, too. This off-road beast looks quite a bit like an MRAP with a spacious interior that can be customized to hold whatever your imagination can dream up. The name, the Avtoros Shaman, is a word associated …

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Eerie calm in the Aftermath of St. Petersburg Bombing [Video]

10 people have died and at least 50 are injured after an explosion rocked an underground train station in St. Petersburg, Russia. Videos posted to twitter showed the immediate aftermath of the bombing, and displayed an understated, almost eerie calm as people continued about their day.   #SaintPetersburg Footage After explosion.. pic.twitter.com/d2gBNlYEhV — Ashutosh Nath …

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Steven Seagal Granted Russian Citizenship By Longtime Pal Vladimir Putin

Steven Seagal will now be a formal Russian citizen, after years of intense bromance with pal Vladimir Putin. The 64-year old actor and martial arts icon was granted his citizenship on Thursday in a decree published on the Kremlin’s website. The actor is known for a variety of martial arts, military and law enforcement-based films, …

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Wife Tries to Raise Kids as Vegetarians, Husband Calls the Police

**DISCLAIMER: This article is a mix of fact and satire. Hopefully, we’ve made the distinction between the two clear enough.** People have called the cops for all sorts of strange reasons. Depending on how big a carnivore you are, this one could be justified. A Russian man living in Vladivostok with his family was alarmed when …

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Russia Expanding Controversial Syrian Naval Base

Russia will soon expand its naval facility in the Syrian city of Tartus into a permanent base. “In Syria we will have a permanent naval base in Tartus,” said deputy defence minister Nikolai Pankov.  “The corresponding documents have been drafted. Currently they are in the process of inter-departmental coordination.” The comments came during a meeting …

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