Russian supermarket under fire for selling ‘monkey Obama’ chopping board

An upscale Russian store chain apologised on Thursday for selling chopping boards with an image of US President Barack Obama as a monkey, after the US embassy reacted furiously. The… Read more »

Eight year old boy beaten to death with a rock trying to protect his sister, 12, from teenage rapist in Virginia

Richmond Police detectives have identified and located a juvenile teen male who is currently being medically evaluated in connection with Thursday night’s homicide and assault on the 200 block of… Read more »

NATO Suspends Cooperation With Russia Over Crimea Annexation

 NATO suspended all practical cooperation with Russia on Tuesday in protest at its annexation of Crimea and ordered military planners to draft measures to strengthen its defenses and reassure nervous… Read more »

Putin Calls Obama to Discuss ‘Diplomatic Resolution’ in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin called President Barack Obama on Friday to discuss a diplomatic resolution to the crisis in Ukraine, a gambit that could determine the trajectory of the biggest European security crisis in… Read more »

Russian Economy Grinding To A Halt As Ukraine Crisis Takes Heavy Toll

Russia’s economy is barely growing, inflation is rising fast, and capital is pouring out of the country, the Economy Ministry said on Monday, a sign that international tensions around Ukraine… Read more »

IT’S OFFICIAL: Obama And Other World Leaders Suspend Russia From G-8

Obama to the rescue? US President swoops in as Western leaders meet to discuss Crimea after Russian forces storms last Ukrainian base President Barack Obama and leaders of some of… Read more »