Sign in or Join FriendFeed
FriendFeed is the easiest way to share online. Learn more »
My Eye on Russian News

My Eye on Russian News

A high quality feed of news happening in Russia for English readers.
My Eye on Russian News
CIA whistleblower to Snowden: ‘Do not cooperate with the FBI’ - http://rt.com/usa...
NSA leaker Edward Snowden is the subject of an open letter of support just published from behind bars by John Kiriakou, a former CIA agent currently serving time for sharing state secrets.
мне тоже так кажется - Arzu Mamedova
My Eye on Russian News
Russia's Putin Approves Tougher Anti-Terrorism Laws - http://www.topix.com/world...
Russia's Putin Approves Tougher Anti-Terrorism Laws
Russian President Vladimir Putin holds a lighted Olympic torch during a ceremony to mark the start of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic torch relay in Moscow, Oct. 6, 2013.
My Eye on Russian News
Bahrain Shia opposition leader charged with insulting interior ministry - http://rt.com/news...
The leader of Bahrain’s main Shia opposition group, the al-Wefaq Islamic Association, has been charged with insulting the interior ministry by the country’s public prosecutor.
My Eye on Russian News
Hamas claims shooting down Israeli drone in Gaza, IDF says ‘technical reasons’ behind crash - http://rt.com/news...
Hamas’ military wing, the al-Qassam Brigades, says the organization shot down an Israeli unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and managed to find it. However, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) says the drone crashed because of a technical malfunction.
My Eye on Russian News
Indonesian 'Anonymous' hackers deface scores of Australian websites in revenge over spying - http://rt.com/news...
Hackers claiming to be part of the ‘hacktivist’ collective Anonymous have responded to Edward Snowden’s latest revelations about the NSA using Australian embassies to spy in Asia – by defacing the websites of scores of small Australian businesses.
My Eye on Russian News
UK scraps ‘discriminatory’ immigration bond plan after outcry - http://rt.com/news...
Britain has scrapped a plan to force people from India, Pakistan, and some African countries to hand over a cash deposit in return for a six-month visa, after the policy caused outrage at home and abroad and exposed a divide in the governing coalition.
My Eye on Russian News
President Putin signs law requiring terrorists’ relatives to pay for damages - http://rt.com/politic...
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed into law a bill that forces relatives of terrorists to pay for damages caused by their attacks. It also boosts penalties for launching, participating, or financing militant or terrorist groups.
My Eye on Russian News
Kuwaiti woman arrested in Saudi Arabia for driving sick father to hospital - http://rt.com/news...
A Kuwaiti woman was arrested in Saudi Arabia for driving a car while taking her diabetic father to the hospital. The arrest comes just one week after Saudi women protested the driving ban in the conservative Gulf monarchy.
My Eye on Russian News
Asylum hell: Italy struggles to deal with migrant influx - http://rt.com/news...
As Italy reels from its worst economic crisis in 60 years and unemployment continues to soar, migrants arriving in search of a better life are instead finding disappointment and squalor.
My Eye on Russian News
Amnesty draft bill revision to leave Navalny, Bolotnaya prisoners without pardon – report - http://rt.com/politic...
The Russian Parliament plans to revise an amnesty bill dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the Russian Constitution, which means opposition figure Aleksaey Navalny and activists jailed after the May 2012 Bolotnaya rally could miss out on a state pardon.
My Eye on Russian News
Putin Signs Tough Antiterrorism Laws Ahead Of Sochi Olympics - http://www.rferl.org/content...
Putin Signs Tough Antiterrorism Laws Ahead Of Sochi Olympics
The legislation obliges relatives and acquaintances of militants to pay for damage caused by terrorist attacks in southern Russia.
My Eye on Russian News
Khamenei urges hardliners not to undermine nuclear talks, warns of ‘smiling enemy’ - http://rt.com/news...
Iran's Supreme Leader warned hardliners in the country not to undermine upcoming nuclear negotiations in the West. He remained critical of Washington’s two-pronged approach to the Islamic Republic, however, warning "We should not trust a smiling enemy."
My Eye on Russian News
Edward Snowden says calls for reforms prove his leaks are justified - http://rt.com/news...
Debates about mass surveillance and calls for “reforms to politics, supervision and laws” mean leaks about US secret service were justified, a former NSA contractor, Edward Snowden wrote in his “Manifesto for the Truth”.
My Eye on Russian News
Putin Green-Lights New Share Listing by Federal Grid Company - http://rss.feedsportal.com/c...
Putin Green-Lights New Share Listing by Federal Grid Company
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday signed a decree to allow the country’s largest electricity transmission provider, the Federal Grid Company, to conduct an additional share offering, a company representative said.
My Eye on Russian News
A must-see: Rare solar eclipse sweeps across the world - http://rt.com/news...
A rare "hybrid" solar eclipse, hailed as "the most interesting eclipse of the year", has begun. It will sweep across parts of Africa, America and Europe on Sunday, with the most dramatic moment coming when the moon blocks out the sun, fully or partially.
My Eye on Russian News
Ferry sinks near Thailand's Pattaya, Russians among passengers - embassy - http://rt.com/news...
A ferry with tourists has capsized in Thailand, near the beach resort city of Pattaya, Russia’s embassy in the country has confirmed to RT. At least six people have died, including two Russians, local police said.
My Eye on Russian News
Gunmen kill 30 in suspected Islamist attack on Nigerian wedding convoy - http://rt.com/news...
At least 30 members of a wedding party are dead after being ambushed on a rural road in Borno State on north-eastern Nigeria, according to multiple media reports. The region is at the heart of an ongoing Islamist insurgency.
My Eye on Russian News
Pakistan reviews US relationship over Taliban drone kill - http://rt.com/news...
The Pakistani government is holding a high-level meeting to review its ties with the US. The country’s top officials were infuriated with the US drone assassination of a Taliban commander, who was about to engage in talks with Islamabad.
My Eye on Russian News
Robber Steals Cash, Lotto Tickets from Russian Bank - http://rss.feedsportal.com/c...
Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a bank near St. Petersburg stealing cash and lottery tickets, a police spokesman said.
My Eye on Russian News
Australia and US spied on Indonesia during UN summit - report - http://rt.com/news...
Australia and the US worked side by side on a large-scale joint surveillance operation on Indonesia, during the 2007 UN climate change conference in Bali, a new report from the NSA leaker, Edward Snowden, has revealed.
My Eye on Russian News
Putin Signs Law Punishing Terrorists' Relatives - http://rss.feedsportal.com/c...
Putin Signs Law Punishing Terrorists' Relatives
President Vladimir Putin signed a law Sunday forcing the relatives of terrorists to pay for the damages caused by their attacks.
My Eye on Russian News
'Common sense' hope in Russia case - http://www.topix.com/world...
The mother of a British journalist detained in Russia while covering a Greenpeace protest hopes "common sense, and a sense of fair play and justice" will prevail.
My Eye on Russian News
Earthquake hits close to Fukushima, tremors felt as far as Tokyo - http://rt.com/news...
A 5.0 earthquake was registered on Japan’s east cost in a prefecture neighboring Fukushima. It comes as a top Japanese politician called for acknowledgement of the fact that some Fukushima evacuees would never be able to return to the area.
My Eye on Russian News
US not hounding Snowden leaks journalists like Britain - http://rt.com/op-edge...
The UK uses its terror laws to intimidate journalists involved in reporting Snowden documents in a way not even the United States does, Jim Killock, executive director of the Open Rights Group tells RT.
My Eye on Russian News
Sochi 2014 Olympic Flame Taken to Tundra - http://rss.feedsportal.com/c...
Sochi 2014 Olympic Flame Taken to Tundra
The Olympic torch of the next year’s Sochi Winter Games reached the Russian tundra on Sunday as it journeys eastward through the wild expanses of the world's largest country.
My Eye on Russian News
Russian Prisoner Suspected of Killing Officer Found Hanged - http://rss.feedsportal.com/c...
An inmate suspected of killing a prison officer outside a penal colony in Russia's Urals has been found hanged on a tree, local police said Sunday.
My Eye on Russian News
Syrian militants demand proof of comrade’s life, threaten to kill Russian captive - http://rt.com/news...
A Syrian rebel group holding a Russian citizen hostage has demanded proof from Damascus regarding an imprisoned member of the group that their comrade is alive. Only then will they agree to negotiate prisoner exchange.
My Eye on Russian News
Russian Embassy Commemorates Death Anniversary Of Soldiers In World War I - http://www.topix.com/world...
The Russian embassy on Sunday held special ceremonies at the Western Road cemetery in Jalan Utama here and Pulau Jerejak, to commemorate the death anniversary of Russian sailors killed during World War I in Penang, 99 years ago.
My Eye on Russian News
Latin America needs to be ‘liberated’ from Twitter - Venezuelan president - http://rt.com/news...
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has called for the liberation of Latin America from Twitter, arguing that the American company attacked 6,600 accounts, including his own.
My Eye on Russian News
Pussy Rioter Not Heard From In Two Weeks - http://www.rferl.org/content...
Pussy Rioter Not Heard From In Two Weeks
The husband of jailed Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova says she has not been heard from for nearly two weeks since she left her Russian prison colony following demands to be transferred to another penitentiary.
Other ways to read this feed:Feed readerFacebook