Tag Archives: Russia

Next up: Pigs fly

            A group of Russian entrepreneurs apparently thought a parachuting donkey would make good advertising for their private beach. Instead these asses scared the poor animal and nearly caused it to drown with the stunt.             As a former skydiver … Continue reading

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Spy vs. Spy

          They spy on us, we spy on them and some things never change despite the much vaunted view that the Cold War ended with the collapse of the Soviet Union.           News agencies reacted in shock when the FBI … Continue reading

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Oh yeah? Prove it!

     Historically, American and Russian airplane designers/manufacturers have turned out incredibly performing machines. Form follows function and comparable Russian designs often very much resemble American planes. Since the end of the Korean and Vietnam wars, American airplanes have not gone … Continue reading

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After sanctions and diplomacy fail, can all-out war be avoided?

China nixed a planned trip by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates to meet with China’s leaders, but high officials there have met with North Korea’s Kim Jong Il and Iran’s Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, even as United Nations sanctions against Iran were … Continue reading

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