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Komsomolets: the prototype Soviet nuclear sub still resting at the bottom of the ocean

Komsomolets: the prototype Soviet nuclear sub still resting at the bottom of the ocean K-278 was a prototype 4th-generation nuclear submarine designed to implement a number of features.The crew still aboard Komsomolets seals the conning tower hatch at 5 PM to prevent water from pouring in and drowning the handful of crew still aboard.

Who really invented Iraq's 'Al Robot' combat drone?

Who really invented Iraq's 'Al Robot' combat drone? The militias fighting this battle have apparently deployed alongside a lethal ground combat drone they call “Al Robot.In fact, since Al Robot comes from the country’s fractured Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) militias, there should immediately be some questions as to the origin of the technology itself.

DNA evidence shows the Soviets covered up an anthrax accident that killed dozens

DNA evidence shows the Soviets covered up an anthrax accident that killed dozens Now, long after the true cause of the outbreak was revealed, scientists have been able to perform DNA analysis on the deadly bacterial strain.From viewing the original materials, Meselson’s team knew without a doubt they were looking at inhalation anthrax, not ingestion anthrax as the Russians originally claimed.

30 years later, $1.6B mega-project finally puts Chernobyl to rest

30 years later, $1.6B mega-project finally puts Chernobyl to rest The Chernobyl reactor (hereafter, Chernobyl) has of course been buried in concrete and steel this entire time, but it’s also been 30 years since Russian authorities put that original “sarcophagus” into place.And the project, called New Safe Confinement, certainly was mega.

FBI, DHS release report on Russian hacking as administration-ordered sanctions take effect

FBI, DHS release report on Russian hacking as administration-ordered sanctions take effect As of yesterday, we have both a joint report from the US’ various federal agencies as well as a formal announcement of sanctions to be taken against the Russian government.The report, which you can read here, is a joint product of the FBI and Department of Homeland Security on the actions of the Russian civilian and military intelligence services (RIS).

The government's public evidence falls short of proving Russian involvement in the DNC hack

The government's public evidence falls short of proving Russian involvement in the DNC hack The following terms are used and defined within the ODNI report.None of the assessments in the ODNI report are rated as low confidence.

Astounding 1800s portraits capture the diverse subjects of the Russian Empire

Astounding 1800s portraits capture the diverse subjects of the Russian Empire In 1864, young Ohioan George Kennan joined a crew of explorers scouting a possible telegraph route from the Bering Strait across Siberia to Europe as an alternative to a cable across the Atlantic.After Kennan spent two years surveying frigid wilderness and encountering myriad indigenous peoples, the planned telegraph was abandoned with the completion of the Atlantic cable.

The “Best” Foreign Remakes of American TV Shows

The “Best” Foreign Remakes of American TV Shows Just like how some classic American movies are actually remakes of foreign films, many acclaimed American TV shows are adaptations of shows from overseas.For decades folks in other countries have been enjoying their own versions of American shows.

The Russian Embassy tweeted about U.S. relations and everyone is so lost

The Russian Embassy tweeted about U.S. relations and everyone is so lost I mean, sure, we're all very confused about politics lately, but the Russian Embassy's latest tweet about the United States is truly just mind-boggling.Everyone is curious because on Monday afternoon the Russian Embassy's official U.

Yes, Hillary Clinton tweeted about the end of Michael Flynn. Yes, it was glorious.

Yes, Hillary Clinton tweeted about the end of Michael Flynn. Yes, it was glorious. Hillary Clinton only puts down the cheese platter and logs off Netflix for special occasions these days (she deserves a break).White House national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned late Monday after reports emerged that he mislead the administration about his talks with Russia before Donald Trump even took office.

Chill out, woolly mammoths aren't coming back just yet

Chill out, woolly mammoths aren't coming back just yet Woolly mammoths won't be trouncing through the Arctic tundra anytime soon.Woolly mammoths roamed the planet for hundreds of thousands of years before they vanished about 4,000 years ago.