The first underwater nuclear explosion was carried out at Bikini Atoll in 1946. In 2016, burkini, Islamic swimsuit, produced a social explosion on French beaches. The French Themis grossly violated the rights of Muslim women in black: if they want to express their religious beliefs, they need to leave a public beach
You have to travel back 50 years to appreciate this gem. You have to visit China to know its origins. The year was 1975. In Hong Kong some ex-patriotic Brits longing for some nostalgic enterprise promoted the first ever overseas Rugby Sevens Tournament. The launch was a success. The Sevens format has blossomed in the former British colonial city.
The first international trial resulting from the destruction of historical and religious monuments, namely the destruction of the monuments in the Malian city of Timbuktu in 2012, has resulted in a plea of guilty by the accused, Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi and brings attention to the deliberate targeting of cultural heritage during armed conflict.
Max Factor is one of the most popular cosmetic brands in the world. Not many people know, however, that the brand name appeared after its founder - an American perfumer of Polish descent, Max Factor. Max Factor opened his first cosmetics store in Ryazan, Russia. In 1904, he and his family emigrated to America
Seven skyscrapers built in Moscow during Stalin’s times are the iconic part of the city’s skyline. Moscow historians believe that there was a reason why they were built. The project designers led by Stalin had intentions to demonstrate the entire world how strong and powerful the Soviet state was
Murder, rape and other grave crimes should be punished strictly, by capital punishment. Laws should be tougher. Liberals glorify humanity. What kind of humanity is it - not to execute criminals and terrorists? At the same time, those liberals send troops and planes to kill hundreds of thousands and even millions of innocent people
Strategic submarine "Kursk" that sank in 2000 was sunk by the Americans. The fact that "Kursk" perished at the torpedo explosion was adopted as the official theory in Russia. Almost immediately after the accident a few admirals and officials claimed that "Kursk" was torpedoed by a U.S. submarine stationed in the area of the exercis
To this day, All-Russia Exhibition Center (former VDNKh) is one of the largest Moscow attractions. The exhibition was established by Stalin’s decree on February 17, 1935 as the All-Union Agricultural Exhibition. The original design of the complex resembled the solar system
We all have been consuming GM food for more than 20 years, but there is no final verdict about their danger or harmlessness. There are two types of scientific papers at this point. The first ones shows that GM food is harmless, but all of such pro-GM scientific works were directly or indirectly organized by GMO producers themselves
We are living in the times of LGBT, unisex and mixed cultures, where it is dangerous for Europeans to prove their national identity. Many are forced to publicly declare that they are not Christians not to be persecuted by so-called new citizens, immigrants in first or second generations, who arrived from former colonies of the French Empire
By Thaiza Vitória, 15-year-old Brazilian handball player and member of the 'One Win Leads to Another' programme in Rio de Janeiro and UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. Both of them carried the Olympic Torch on the day of the opening ceremony of the Rio Games. We share the burning hope of a world where gender equality is the norm.
The controversy over Russian athletes has taken the Olympics to a new low. The Olympics seem to be completely devoid of any sportsman spirit and have become open and naked pursuit of greed, arrogance and political maneuvering. Capitalism has completely robbed the Olympics of its original spirit. Instead, they have become a show of greed, jealousy
It is a sad reality of our days that Islamic extremists have made several attacks on European ground. When they are not bloody massacres as in France, those conducted by a single individual who turns out later to be a person who is "problematic", there are equally blind spots that make it difficult to believe the mere and simple official version.