Tag : Russia
ISIS title : Two Russian Christians Murdered by ISIS Because They Refused to Be Filmed Converting to Islam
summary : Two Russian mercenaries who were slaughtered by ISIS after they refused to to be filmed rejecting their Christian faith and converting to Islam have been remembered as martyrs by the Russian Orthodox Church.
date : Oct 10, 2017 11:01 AM EDT
Mark Zuckerberg title : Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Issues Yom Kippur Message Apologizing for 'Dividing People' With His Work
summary : Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted a Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement) message to his followers, asking for forgiveness for any role his work had in "dividing people rather than bring us together."
date : Oct 03, 2017 10:50 AM EDT
Jehovah's Witnesses title : Jehovah's Witnesses Vow to Fight Back After Russia Gives Group Same 'Extremist' Status as ISIS
summary : July 18, 2017: Jehovah's Witnesses are fighting back after Russia banned the religious organization from freely practicing their faith and declared them to be an "extremist group", placing them in the same category as ISIS.
date : Jul 18, 2017 11:18 AM EDT
Russian Orthodox Church title : ‘Comeback’ of Christianity in Europe Seen Decades After Fall of Iron Curtain
summary : Christianity has made a "comeback" in Europe, becoming a significant part of individual and national identity since the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1991, according to new research.
date : May 16, 2017 02:37 PM EDT
Jehovah's Witnesses title : Who are Jehovah's Witnesses and Why Does Russia Consider Them a Threat?
summary : Who are Jehovah's Witnesses, and why would the Russian, or any, government consider them to be a threat?
date : May 08, 2017 09:05 AM EDT
Jehovah's Witnesses title : Russia Bans Jehovah's Witnesses, Gives Religious Group Same 'Extremist' Status as ISIS
summary : Russia has officially banned Jehovah's Witnesses from freely practicing their faith, as the country's Supreme Court has declared the religious organization an "extremist group".
date : Apr 25, 2017 12:12 PM EDT
Nikki Haley title : Nikki Haley Criticizes UN on Anti-Israel Bias During Ambassador Confirmation Hearing
summary : S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley took issue with what she believes is United Nations' members lack of support to Israel during her Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday to become U.N. ambassador for the United States. She also spoke against Russia, and questioned what she called disproportionate funding the U.N. receives from the U.S.
date : Jan 19, 2017 04:18 PM EST
Syria Civil War title : Syrian Civil War Update: Russia and Turkey Supports Ceasefire, Does Not Include Terror Groups
summary : Russia and Turkey are in the forefront of enforcing the ceasefire, which may bee deemed as an act that could mark peace in Syria.
date : Dec 30, 2016 04:14 PM EST
2016 U.S. Elections Super Tuesday title : US May Retaliate Against Russia For Hacking The Elections
summary : The US government is set to announce measures this week in response to what it believes is an attack on the electoral process. Majority of the Senate also in support of the move.
date : Dec 29, 2016 01:31 AM EST
Russian President Vladimir Putin title : Massive recovery operations for Russian military plane that crashes in Black Sea, all 92 passengers feared dead
summary : No survivors have been found near the crash site as the massive recovery operations involve some 3000 people including more than 100 divers are combing through the crash area
date : Dec 27, 2016 10:57 AM EST
Christians Care International title : Christians Care International Helps Escalating Jewish Humanitarian Crises in Russia
summary : A Jewish American with Russian roots, Don Horwitz, believes God called him to lead the Christian ministry, Christians Care International (CCI), to help bolster impoverished Jews of the former Soviet Union (FSU). After numerous visits to Russia and witnessing neglect and abuse of Jews, Horwitz adopted three daughters from a Russian orphanage, and founded a group in Moscow to help other orphans. Now, as CCI's executive director, Horwitz just managed an expansion of the organization from Europe into the U.S., including a new website. The organization formerly was known as 49:22TRUST, taken from the biblical verse in Isaiah.
date : Dec 26, 2016 06:09 PM EST
Aleppo title : Aleppo Ruin Will Be Linked With Barack Obama’s Legacy Says Conservative Krauthammer
summary : Conservative author and commentator Charles Krauthammer said on Fox News Thursday the destruction in Aleppo, Syria, will be an often remembered part of U.S. President Barack Obama's legacy, rather than his foreign policy for the Iran deal or the death of Usama bin Laden. The chaos in Aleppo is the result of a years-long civil war between Syrian dictator Bashar Assad and rebel forces trying to overtake the government. Obama, during his final press conference on Friday, said he feels "responsible" for some of the suffering in Syria, but he defended his decision to avoid significant military action there. He said while military options short of invasion were tempting, it was "impossible to do this on the cheap."
date : Dec 17, 2016 12:30 PM EST
Aleppo title : Syria Aleppo Crisis Update: Evacuations to Begin as Opposing Forces Agree on Truce, Ceasefire Back on Track
summary : Evacuation of civilians and rebel troops may start anytime Thursday as both sides finally come to a compromise on conditions for the ceasefire.
date : Dec 14, 2016 09:18 PM EST
Quest Diagnostics, Cambridge title : Quest Diagnostics Revealed Around 34,000 Of Personal Health Data Hacked
summary : The recent news of possible Russian hackers’ interference during the US Presidential Election is overshadowing an actual hack on one of Quest Diagnostics’ internet application. The breached network affected around 34,000 personal health data. The lab company announced that it is currently investigating the said unauthorized third-party intrusion.
date : Dec 14, 2016 04:28 PM EST
2016 Election Protests title : Russia Hacked Election Probe Update: Kremlin Denies Interfering In US Elections
summary : Putin denies any involvement with the US elections in favor or Donald Trump. Russian spokesman calls the allegations "absolute nonsense."
date : Dec 14, 2016 10:40 AM EST
Donald Trump title : Russia Hacked Election Probe: Some Republican Believe It is True, Contrary To What Trump Insists
summary : Republican stalwarts have reasons to believe in pushing for a probe into the Russian hacking allegations that could have influenced the last elections.
date : Dec 13, 2016 10:42 AM EST
Destroyed Aleppo Hospital in Syria title : Syrian Regime Says It May Soon Regain Control of Aleppo, But UN Fears More Atrocities Reported
summary : UN fears more lives at stake with the advances made by government troops to retake Aleppo and put an end to the Syrian Civil War. Safe passage for civilians sought.
date : Dec 12, 2016 11:48 PM EST
President Barack Obama title : Obama Wants Possible Russian Hacking Interference During The President Election To Be Reviewed
summary : A month after the US Presidential Election, President Barack Obama wants intelligence agencies to review a possible Russian hacking interference. He also ordered that a report should be provided for before his term will end on Jan. 20.
date : Dec 10, 2016 10:58 AM EST
Syrian Refugees title : Syria Suspends Bombing of Aleppo, Allows 10,500 Civilians and 4,500 Children to Escape
summary : More than 10,500 Syrian citizens have fled parts of eastern Aleppo still controlled by rebels in the last 24 hours, including 4,5000 children, the Russian military has announced.
date : Dec 09, 2016 03:00 PM EST
Syrian Refugees title : Syrian War Update: Thousands Of Civilian Flee As Syrian Forces Begin Ceasefire
summary : Thousands of refugees from Aleppo are making their way to safer ground. Although fighting has not completely stopped, civilians would be able to flee from danger.
date : Dec 08, 2016 10:27 PM EST
Jolla tablet title : Jolla's Mobile Sailfish OS Gets A Break In Russia With Certification As The Government's 'Android Alternative'
summary : Android, iOS and Windows 10 Mobile are the known ones when it comes to mobile operating systems. Not many are aware of the Sailfish OS. However, that is about to change as the mobile OS tries to break into Russia. The Finnish-based software developer Jolla proudly announced that the Russian government has certified the Sailfish OS as its "Android alternative".
date : Nov 30, 2016 09:10 AM EST
Data Breach title : Did HP's Lapse Cause the Data Breach of US Navy's More Than 130,000 Sailors?
summary : Data breach in not unusual nowadays. It's one thing to be hacked because a hacker worked his/her way through a weak cybersecurity. It's another thing to have a data breach because of a lapse. The US Navy has announced that more than 130,000 of their sailor's data were breached. Apparently, the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services (HPES) has already notified the Navy back on Oct. 27.
date : Nov 25, 2016 09:31 AM EST
Microsoft's Windows Defender title : Microsoft Under Investigation In Russia Over Alleged Antivirus Software Abuse
summary : Microsoft has already patched the critical vulnerability of Windows 10 that Google exposed. However, the tech giant has another serious issue to deal with. Microsoft is under investigation by the Russian antitrust authority Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS). The alleged culprit is its antivirus software Windows Defender. The company is alleged to have violated a federal law. This was initiated by a complaint from the Russian internet security company Kaspersky Lab.
date : Nov 14, 2016 11:50 AM EST
Hillary Clinton title : Final Presidential Debate: Hillary Clinton Will Press for No-Fly Zone Over Aleppo
summary : At the final presidential debate held Wednesday night in Las Vegas, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said she would push for a no-fly zone in Syria to “help protect the Syrians” and put the conflict to an end.
date : Oct 21, 2016 12:05 PM EDT
Aleppo title : Russia Vetoes U.N. Demand for End to Bombing of Syria's Aleppo
summary : Russia vetoed a French-drafted U.N. Security Council resolution on Saturday that would have demanded an end to air strikes and military flights over Syria's city of Aleppo, while a rival Russian draft text failed to get a minimum nine votes in favor.
date : Oct 10, 2016 09:17 AM EDT
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