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Russian hackers' community dubbed CyberVor has hacked websites of major Fortune 500 companies abroad as well as in Russia.

A number of high-profile companies have fallen victim in the hands of hackers. Also last year, thieves stole the credit card numbers of 40 million target customers.... read more

Germany restricts Rheinmetall AG from Building Military Training Center in Russia

Vice Chancellor of Germany, Sigmar Gabriel, denied the permission for Rheinmetall AG (RHM) to build a military training center in the east of Moscow. France, on the other hand, has decided to give the first of the two warships to the Russian Navy under a 2011 contract. The first carrier would be... read more

California can benefit from Putin's belligerence

Experts feel that Russia's situation can benefit California a lot. Vladimir Putin's acts, including seizing of Crimea, wars against Ukraine and Georgia and not-so friendly attitude towards European neighbors, are not good for the world.

How one can forget about the nationalistic... read more

Massive Crater Appears in Yamal, Russia

Scientists are puzzled by the appearance of a massive 300-foot-wide crater in one of Russia's most isolated northernmost regions. The Russian peninsula of Yamal is not considered hospitable. The crater's location is about 20 miles from Yamal's biggest gas field.

Researchers don't know... read more

UT Grad to be launched to ISS in Sept

NASA announced that astronaut Barry 'Butch' Wilmore accompanied by astronauts Alexander Samokutyaev and Elena Serova will be launched to the International Space Station (ISS) in September. They will return to Earth in March.

Until November, the three will serve as flight engineers for the... read more

The fireball that lit up the Australian's sky on Thursday night was actually a space junk from the Russian rocket Soyuz that was used to launch a meteorology satellite on July 8.  The Melbourne Observatory stated that the fireball, which came in over Melbourne and made its way north was actually a Soyuz rocket piece that was seven meters long and weighed three tonnes. They ruled out that it was not a meteor because its speed was too slow as the fireball was travelling at the speed of seven kilometers per se

The fireball that lit up the Australian's sky on Thursday night was actually a space junk from the Russian rocket Soyuz that was used to launch a meteorology satellite on July 8.

The Melbourne Observatory stated that the fireball, which came in over Melbourne and made its way north was... read more

Russia Launches First New Design of Space Rocket Since Soviet Era

In a bid to free itself from relying on foreign suppliers and the launching pad from Kazakhstan for space missions, Russia has recently launched the Angara rocket. The launch took place on Wednesday from the northern military space port of Plesetsk.

The first attempt to launch the rocket... read more

Russia is trying to taunt US: says Rep. Mike Conaway

Russia is trying to taunt the United States with acts like sending its nuclear-capable bombers too close to its borders, House Armed Services Committee member Representative Mike Conaway (R-Texas) said.

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (Norad) recently confirmed that four... read more

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