RUSSIA

Ukrainians try to flee Severodonetsk as Russia intensifies attack

Desperate evacuation attempts in Severodonetsk were underway as authorities warned of an imminent Russian offensive, following the devastation around Kyiv that shocked the world.

published on : 26th April 2022

Russian airstrike hits Ukraine maternity hospital

The World Health Organization said it has confirmed 18 attacks on health facilities and ambulances since the fighting began, killing 10 people.

published on : 10th March 2022

Armenia- Azerbaijan conflict explained: Why the former Soviet Republics are at the brink of war and how is Turkey involved?

Armenia and Azerbaijan, two ex-Soviet republics in the Caucasus, are locked in a decades-long territorial dispute with deadly fighting erupting Sunday. Here are the key issues surrounding their conflict.

published on : 28th September 2020

Russia did it first: Sans space and vaccine, best inventions by Russians to know about

Erstwhile Soviet Russia left behind an enormous footprint in the field of astronomy and space travel. Laika, Sputnik and Yuri Gagarin are among the country's several achievements in the field. With President Putin claiming to have developed the world's first vaccine against coronavirus, the country has added another feather to its cap. Here are some little-discussed great inventions that sharp Russian minds dedicated to the world.

published on : 13th August 2020

Football kits 2020-21 revealed: Juventus to Arsenal, these 10 jersey designs are among Europe's best for coming season

While some majors like Real Madrid and Liverpool are yet to release their kit for the 2020-21 season, some like Chelsea have already tried it on the pitch while yet others including Barcelona and Juventus have published them for fans online.

published on : 31st July 2020

Indian Army, Chinese PLA join ranks as 'Red Army' takes out COVID-delayed victory parade in Moscow

Indian soldiers were part of the annual massive Red Square military parade in Moscow to commemorate the victory of Soviet Russia over Nazi Germany, which got delayed this year by more than a month because of the coronavirus outbreak.

published on : 28th June 2020

#BlackLivesMatter: Kylian Mbappe to Jadon Sancho, football fraternity rally behind George Floyd protests on Twitter

This is why we love the game! Bundesliga stars used the empty stadiums while others who are yet to resume their matches used social media to extend their solidarity to the American protestors who are fighting back racism and police brutality following the murder of Geroge Floyd, a restaurant worker in Minneapolis. 

published on : 1st June 2020

Football is back, but: 8 pictures from Bundesliga that can hurt fans of 'the beautiful game'

Wild celebrations and happy hugs are not part of the 'beautiful game' anymore as fan roars and rhythmic chants have become a thing of the past in the top-tier German league - the first to return after the pandemic suspension.

published on : 18th May 2020

'Fascism is capitalism in decay': 10 Vladimir Lenin quotes on the communist icon's birth anniversary

On the birth anniversary of Russian revolutionary Vladimir Lenin, let us take a look at 10 thought-provoking quotes by the communist leader.

published on : 21st January 2020

'Avengers didn't beat Nazi Germany, Red Army did!': Russia honours WWII heroes on 74th Victory Day

Although the fighting ended 74 years ago, widespread commemorations keep the ordeal prominent in Russia's collective memory. 

published on : 11th May 2019

Best moments of FIFA World Cup 2018

Ronaldo's hat-trick, goal under one minute, German exit and much more...

published on : 9th July 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018 knockouts: On a day of penalty shootouts, Russia and Croatia reign supreme

Penalties. Love them or hate them, they dominated Sunday's knockout matches at the FIFA World Cup, and not just because both games, Spain vs Russia and Croatia vs Denmark, ended in shootouts.

published on : 2nd July 2018

Daily life in Russia during the FIFA World Cup

The World Cup has brought hundreds of thousands of international tourists to Russia, but in Moscow and the 10 other host cities, many people have gone about their lives with minimal disruption away from the stadiums.

published on : 28th June 2018

Russia rips Saudi Arabia 5-0 in FIFA World Cup opener

Denis Cheryshev scored twice as Russia swept aside Saudi Arabia to open its home World Cup with a 5-0 win on Thursday.

published on : 14th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Hours before kick-off, fans cheer, chant celebrate in Russian streets

Passionate fans are an inevitable component in making FIFA Wolrd Cups carnivals of colour and delight. Here are some exuberant scenes from Russia as we are only hours away from kick-off.

published on : 14th June 2018
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