Hundreds of brave Russians hit ski slopes in bikinis and underwear for annual BoogelWoogel carnival 

Snow risk of being cold? Hundreds of brave Russians hit ski slopes in bikinis and underwear for annual BoogelWoogel carnival Hundreds brave freezing temperatures to hit the slopes at the BoogelWoogel alpine festival in Sochi, Russia  The annual event, which takes place at Rosa Khutor resort, started on Wednesday and will run until Sunday Despite the … Read more

Putin’s threat to West: How Russia has surrounded Ukraine’s border with troops, tanks and missiles

Russia has surrounded Ukraine’s border with tanks, missiles and thousands of men as it threatens ‘full-scale combat operations.’ The United States is to dispatch two warships to the Black Sea next week in response to Vladimir Putin’s colossal build-up of military hardware close to the front.  Footage has emerged of tanks, missile trucks and howitzers … Read more

Russia warns ‘the beginning of the end of Ukraine’ will be imminent if it ‘has to defend citizens’

A senior Kremlin official today warned that if Russia is forced to defend its citizens in the disputed Donbass region it would be ‘the beginning of the end Ukraine.’ Tensions have soared in eastern Ukraine in recent weeks after Vladimir Putin dispatched tanks, helicopters and thousands of troops to the Ukrainian border. Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelenskiy flew … Read more

Germany will side-step EU and negotiate directly for Russia’s Sputnik V jab

Germany will side-step EU and negotiate directly for Russia’s Sputnik V jab to salvage its faltering vaccination program Jens Spahn thought to have told EU ministers he will begin jab talks with Russia   Comes after EU Commission said it would not enter preliminary negotiations Talks will establish how many jabs Russia can supply and … Read more

Germany ‘to start preliminary talks with Russia to buy Sputnik V vaccines’

Germany will side-step EU and negotiate directly for Russia’s Sputnik V jab to salvage its faltering vaccination program Jens Spahn thought to have told EU ministers he will begin jab talks with Russia   Comes after EU Commission said it would not enter preliminary negotiations Talks will establish how many jabs Russia can supply and … Read more

Beautician and her fiance avoid jail after trying to smuggle £60,000 worth of cigarettes into UK

A beautician and her fiance have avoided jail after they were caught trying to smuggle £60,000 worth of cigarettes into Britain. Donna Jablonski, 38, and husband-to-be David Sutton, 30, were detained by Border Force Investigators at Manchester Airport after returning from a four-day ‘city break’ in Moscow, Russia. But the couple, from Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, were found to have … Read more

£1 houses in tumbledown Italian ‘ghost village’ are snapped up by buyers around the world 

Many of us have dreamt of living in an idyllic rural Italian town in the country’s picture-perfect mountains, but few ever manage to make it a reality.  That dream, however, is about to become a reality for dozens of people from across the world once pandemic restrictions lift.   Dozens of plucky buyers have snapped up … Read more