Manoel de Oliveira (1908 - 2015), from the city of Oporto, in northern Portugal, leaves the world of cinema and culture poorer after passing away at the age of 106, leaving in his wake 32 films and a string of prizes. He was the only living director to have witnessed and been involved in silent and black and white movies.
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia
The Buk system that shot down MH17 belonged to the 53rd SAM missile brigade of the Russian Ministry of Defense, investigators say after looking at a few pictures on the net
It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War