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By Robert On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
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Edward Snowden responds to Mike Rogers allegations: ‘This Russian spy push is absurd’

National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden is not sitting quietly by as Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Mike Rogers and Sen Dianne Feinstein went to the Sunday talk shows “suggesting” More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
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President Obama, Vladimir Putin discuss 2014 Olympic security in Sochi, Syria and Iran

President Barack Obama spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday amid safety concerns about the upcoming Olympic games in Sochi.  The White House said the two leaders “discussed how best to advance More...

By Robert On Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
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Mike Rogers, Dianne Feinstein suggest Snowden connection with Russia

On Sunday’s Meet the Press with David Gregory, the lead congressional intelligence officials, Republican and Democratic, both alluded to a link between NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and the Russian government More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 22nd, 2013
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Ukraine aligns with Russia shocking European Union in trade and political agreement

The Ukraine notes “national security” in its decision to reject a trade deal with the European Union and strengthen ties with Moscow. photo by Guillaume Speurt from Vilnius, Lithuania via wikimedia commons “This More...

By Robert On Saturday, November 9th, 2013
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Miss Philippines, Ariella Arida, takes 3rd runner up at Miss Universe 2013, fans show support

Like her Pinay contestants before her–Venus Raj, Shamcey Supsup and Janine Tugonon–Miss Universe Philippines 2013, Ariella Arida made the Top 5 in the contest, falling short of winning the coveted crown. Image/Video More...

By Robert On Saturday, November 9th, 2013
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Miss Venezuela Gabriela Isler crowned Miss Universe 2013

Miss Universe Venezuela, Gabriela Isler has been crowned Miss Universe 2013. Gabriela topped 85 other contestants for the vaunted crown at Moscow’s Crocus City Hall. Miss Universe 2013, Gabriela IslerImage/Video More...

By Robert On Thursday, November 7th, 2013
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Miss Universe 2013: Is anyone having more fun than Ariella Arida?

As she continues her whirlwind tour of Russia, Miss Universe Philippines, Ariella Arida, seems to gather more and more accolades, which causes one to ask, “Is there anyone havine more fun in Russia today?” Image/Video More...

By Robert On Wednesday, November 6th, 2013
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Wikileaks journalist, Sarah Harrison, speaks out on Edward Snowden’s asylum

In a statement released by journalist and member of the WikiLeaks Legal Defense team, Sarah Harrison today from Berlin, she discusses Edward Snowden’s asylum, the National Security Agency and whistleblowers. Sarah More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
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New poster and photos for ‘Jack Ryan Shadow Recruit’

Three new photos landed from Paramount’s Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit featuring Chris Pine, Keira Knightley and a behind the scenes pic. Pine stars in the first photo, strong arming a presumed bad guy while Knightley’s More...

By Robert On Monday, November 4th, 2013
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Ariella Arida stunning in National Costume, public reaction mixed

The 86 contestants in the Miss Universe 2013 pageant strutted their stuff on Sunday at the Vegas Mall in Moscow in the National Costume portion of the contest. Ariella Arida National CostumeImage/Video Screen Shot Many More...

By Robert On Sunday, November 3rd, 2013
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Steven Tyler and Panic! At The Disco to perform at Miss Universe 2013

Next Saturday evening, contestants representing 86 countries will compete in three categories: swimsuit, evening gown and interview for the vaunted Miss Universe 2013 crown. Image/Video Screen Shot According to More...

By Robert On Monday, September 30th, 2013
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Philippines: Mutya Datul, Megan Young and up next, Ariella Arida competes for Miss Universe crown

The Philippines has struck gold in the two latest large international beauty pageants and has its eyes on November where they seek to complete the trifecta. Ariella Arida receives crown from Miss Universe 2012 runnerup More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
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President Obama cancels meeting with Vladimir Putin over Edward Snowden asylum, but notes other ‘tensions’

President Barack Obama on Wednesday canceled his Moscow summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The decision is highly impacted over Russia granting asylum to the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, but the More...

By Robert On Thursday, August 1st, 2013
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Russia grants Edward Snowden one year temporary asylum

The NSA whistleblower who was stranded in the Moscow airport sine June 23 has been granted a one-year temporary asylum in Russia today, according to Edward Snowden’s attorney,  Anatoly Kucherena. “I More...

By Robert On Saturday, July 27th, 2013
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Eric Holder says Edward Snowden won’t face the death penalty, Lon Snowden thinks his son is better off in Russia

US Attorney General Eric Holder has assured the Russian government that if NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden was returned to the United States, he would not be  tortured or face the death penalty, according to a More...

By Robert On Thursday, July 25th, 2013
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Edward Snowden is learning Russian and reading ‘Crime and Punishment’ as he awaits word on his asylum request

National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, who fled to Moscow’s airport June 23, has the goal of staying in Russia for the near future and learn the country’s culture and language, his lawyer More...

By Robert On Monday, July 22nd, 2013
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Lindsey Graham and Chuck Schumer ask President Obama to consider a new site for the G20 in Russia

Edward Snowden hiding out in Russia has really drawn the ire of Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC). First it was a call to boycott the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia, in which Graham stood alone on. Lindsey Graham 2006 More...

By Robert On Wednesday, July 17th, 2013
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Lindsey Graham, Edward Snowden and the suggestion of boycotting the 2014 Olympics in Russia

NSA whistleblower, Edward Snowden has officially applied for temporary asylum in Russia after being holed up in the Moscow airport for weeks. If Russian President Vladimir Putin grants Snowden asylum, what should More...

By Robert On Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
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Pussy Riot releases new video, ‘Like in a Red Prison’, compares Putin to an ‘ayatollah in Iran’

The four members of the Russian fem-punk band who are not in prison have released their first performance in nearly a year, in the YouTube video, “Like in a Red Prison”. Video Screen Shot In the song, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 12th, 2013
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Edward Snowden seeks asylum in Russia, maintains he has ‘no regrets’

Edward Snowden announced Friday that he is submitting a request for political asylum in Russia, where he has been stranded at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport since June 23. The former NSA contractor said in a meeting More...


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