UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS UND in Space: Day 2
Time to be a Tourist by Tim o'Keefe
Breakfast after a fitful, jet-lagged, maybe five hour sleep was just the start of one of the most exceptional interesting days I've experienced. Moscow surprises m... Posted on 5/24/13 at 1:59 PM
ASTRO BOB Update on the fireball that exploded over Russia
The sun rose twice over the Ural Mountains in Russia Friday February 15. No one expected the second sun, a meteoroid that slammed into the atmosphere so fast it set the air aglow with a fire even br... Posted on 2/26/13 at 2:38 PM
RED RIVER ORTHODOX: ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY IN THE RED RIVER VALLEY AND NORTH DAKOTA Assorted Church History News
Today, while taking a break, I came across some very intriguing articles that I share with you all here. I realize that is not why one comes to this site typically, but in this case, I hope you'll exc... Posted on 2/19/13 at 9:34 PM
OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Building Roses and Hammered Dulcimers
I wanted to add a bit more to my story about Jeff Malm of Kulm, a man who creates the iron crosses that are traditional to German and Swedish cultures, and which can still be found in cemeteries in ... Posted on 6/1/12 at 7:16 PM
MS. SIMPLICITY Cheese Buttons From The Rock Roof Inn
Some of the best cookbooks I own are the ones that churches compile. The problem is that you only have a couple of weeks to buy the cookbook and if you miss your chance, too bad, so sad. Well when I... Posted on 2/2/11 at 7:03 PM
Russian investigators sifted through the charred remains of a Boeing 737-500 airliner on Monday in the search for clues about what caused it to crash in a nosedive and burst into flames, killing all 50 people on board.
A Boeing 737 airliner crashed on Sunday in the Russian city of Kazan, killing all 50 people on board and spotlighting the poor safety record of regional airlines that ply internal routes across the world's largest nation.
Douglas Busvine and Alissa de Carbonnel
, November 17, 2013
As a centerpiece of its Olympic bid, Russia trumpeted a "Zero Waste" program that promised the cleanest games ever, saying it would refrain from dumping construction waste and rely on reusable materials. But on a visit last week to Akhshtyr, just north of Sochi, The Associated Press found that Russia's state-owned rail monopoly is dumping tons of construction waste into what authorities call an illegal landfill, raising concerns of possible contamination in the water that directly supplies Sochi.
The U.S. and Russia on Monday began their first high-level talks since sealing a deal to secure and destroy Syria's chemical weapons — and since the onset of an apparent warming between Iran and the West.
Half a world away from her birthplace in Ethiopia, teenager Hana Williams died on a rainy night in the backyard of what a prosecutor called a "house of horrors" — the rural home of her adoptive family in Washington state.
An armed mob broke into the Russian Embassy compound in the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Wednesday, climbing over walls, breaking down a metal gate and shooting in the air. One of the attackers was killed by the gunfire, and four more were wounded, Libyan officials said.
Envoys from the United States, Russia, France, China and Britain have come to an agreement on the core of a U.N. Security Council resolution to get rid of Syria's chemical weapons, three Western diplomats said on Wednesday, but Russia denied such an accord had been reached and insisted work was "still going on."
John Irish and Louis Charbonneau
, September 25, 2013
Russian President Vladimir Putin says he could run for a fourth presidential term in 2018. If he serves four terms, that would keep him in power for about a quarter century and make him the nation's longest-serving leader since Josef Stalin.
Russia insisted Tuesday that a U.N. Security Council resolution governing Syria's handling of its chemical weapons not allow the use of force, but it suggested that could change if Damascus reneges on the deal to give up its stockpile.
Albert Aji and Bassem Mroue
, September 17, 2013
The United States, Britain and France warned President Bashar al-Assad on Monday that there would be consequences if he failed to hand over Syria's chemical weapons, and said a U.N. report on the August 21 sarin gas attack left little doubt that Assad's forces were to blame.
Warren Strobel and Louis Charbonneau
, September 16, 2013
Russia and the United States put aside bitter differences over Syria to strike a deal on Saturday that by removing President Bashar al-Assad's chemical arsenal may avert U.S. military action against him.
Warren Strobel and Mariam Karouny
, September 14, 2013
The U.S. deal with Russia to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons has pulled the Obama administration into deep waters: the Kremlin's long-standing drive to put the brakes on American power and to restore Moscow to its place as a pivotal Mideast player.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flew into Geneva on Thursday to hear Russia's plans to disarm Syria of its chemical weapons and avert U.S.-led military strikes, an initiative that has transformed diplomacy in the two-and-a-half-year-old civil war.
Warren Strobel and Stephen Kalin
, September 12, 2013
The White House pushed back Thursday against Russian President Vladimir Putin for his opinion piece in The New York Times that blamed opposition forces for the latest deadly chemical weapons attack in Syria and argued President Barack Obama's remarks about America were self-serving.
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