Russia denies role in U.S. protests, says they are result of policies toward race relations"People are losing lives. We do see what attacks are being committed by the marauders and provocateurs, who never miss a chance to take advantage of peaceful demonstrations," Russia's U.S. envoy said.
OnfimOnfim's homework exercises and "I am a wild beast", c. 1260. (Item 199) Onfim (Old Novgorodian: онѳиме, Onfime; also, Anthemius of Novgorod) was a boy who lived in Novgorod in the 13th century. He left his notes and homework exercises scratched in soft birch bark (beresta) which was preserved in the clay soil of Novgorod. Onfim, who was six or seven at the time, wrote in Old Novgorodian;...1
Hydrostatic testing completed at Leningrad II-3 cooling tower : New Nuclear - World Nuclear NewsRussia's Rosatom has completed hydrostatic testing of the catch basin of Leningrad II-3’s evaporative cooling tower. At 167 metres high, the unit’s evaporative cooling tower is one of the highest industrial facilities in the Leningrad region, Rosatom said. It will provide water cooling in the circulating water supply systems of the Leningrad II plant.
Astonishing drinking sessions and epic hangovers in the world's booziest nationWith thousands of Britons undoubtedly looking forward to the end of dry January, Chris Booth – a former Moscow resident and reformed alcoholic – considers Russia’s infamous relationship with booze “The greatest pleasure of this people is drunkenness, in other words, oblivion. Poor folk! they must dream to be happy...” Words that might have been written yesterday, they in fact belong to...2
Swarms of Mass Destruction: The Case for Declaring Armed and Fully Autonomous Drone Swarms as WMD - Modern War InstituteIn 2017, artificial-intelligence researcher Stuart Russell presented the “Slaughterbots” video at a meeting of the UN Convention on Conventional Weapons. When Dr. Russell and the Future of Life Institute released the video on YouTube, it quickly went viral. In the video, fictionalized swarms of drones recognize, target, and kill opponents autonomously. The drones assassinate activists …1
The First Images of the Type of Chemical Bomb Used in Syria's Sarin AttacksOn the morning of April 4, 2017, the town of Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib, Syria, was hit by a chemical bomb filled with the deadly nerve agent Sarin, dropped from a Syrian aircraft. It killed dozens, and injured many more. Following the attack, the OPCW Fact Finding Mission (FFM) investigated the incident, confirming the suspected...1