President Vladimir Putin with Former Russian Press Adviser, Mikhail Lesin, Reuters
WASHINGTON DC — A Russian embassy official confirmed on Friday, media mogul and former Russian Press Minister Mikhail Lesin, 57, died in Washington D.C.
Thursday, the Washington based Russian Embassy was notified that a citizen had died, prompting an ongoing investigation involving both American and Russian authorities. By the following day, a spokesperson for the Embassy confirmed that the national was indeed Lesin, but this is the only information currently being given to the public. (more…)
By Alec Cope
We Are Change
British astrophysicists have projected that the Sun will fall to 60 percent in activity by 2030, based upon new research tools that allow exact predictions of solar cycles.
In 15 years many of this planet’s ice-free rivers may freeze and some regions not familiar to snow may experience it year round. (more…)
Source: RT News
America’s notorious spy agency, the NSA, has been reaching out to kids with a coloring book about a team of talking animals who love fun, games and … snooping.
“America’s CryptoKids: Future Codemakers and Codebreakers” was discovered by Pando Daily correspondent Dan Raile at the latest RSA cryptography and information security conference in San Francisco. (more…)
By Josh Halliday
The BBC World Service is being financially outgunned by Russian and Chinese state-owned news channels, its former director Peter Horrocks has warned, amid high-level concerns that Britain and the US are losing a global “information war” with the Kremlin.
Horrocks said ministers should review Britain’s spending overseas and consider freeing up extra World Service funding to combat the wave of Moscow-backed propaganda sweeping Europe. (more…)