Russia says it showed hypersonic nuclear missile system to U.S. inspectors
Russia says it showed hypersonic nuclear missile system to U.S. inspectors for the first time, a move Moscow said showed a key arms control treaty was still effective.Russia is due to deploy next month the Avangard system, a hypersonic glide vehicle designed to sit atop an intercontinental ballistic missile, one of several new types of weapons touted by President Vladimir Putin as ahead of their time.The Defence Ministry said a group of visiting U.S. arms inspectors had been shown the Avangard system from Nov. 24-26 under the auspices of the New START treaty, which came into effect in 2011.
A man has been arrested in Russia for erecting fake border posts to trick four migrant workers into thinking they had entered Finland. The fake smuggler is facing the more serious charge of fraud. He has been detained, pending trial. Officials did not specify which country the men were originally from.
FAKE border crossing 'with Finland' in Russia and charged five men £8,000 before ' smuggling A central Asian conman in Russia created a fake ' border crossing' in the woods He led them round in circles to the fake border and all five men were arrested But he never intended to help the men reach the West, instead installing a fake frontier post
A man has been arrested in Russia for erecting fake border posts to trick four migrant workers into thinking they had entered Finland.
After reaching the posts, the man left the group to wander alone in what they believed was the EU country - but was actually a swampy forest in Vyborg.
After a while the four South Asian men were stopped by real border guards, who told them they were still in Russia.
UTS academic charged for orchestrating fake harassment campaign against herself
Environmental chemist and toxicologist Professor Dianne Jolley will face a Sydney court over charges she allegedly sent threatening letters to herself.Environmental chemist and toxicologist Professor Dianne Jolley will face a Sydney court on Wednesday over charges she allegedly sent threatening letters to herself between May and September.
He created a fake Russian -Finnish border somewhere in the forest on Russian soil, and then led his clients on a long hike to it. The ‘guide’ tried to make the Violating the border is a criminal offence in Russia which can result in up to six years in prison. However, since no actual border was violated by
Smugglers have secretly improved a country road near the Russia -Belarus border so they can drive lorries full of contraband EU fruit past Russian Since then, the number of lorries crossing legally from Belarus has increased dramatically in the last year to 73,000, all of which Russian customs have to
The "smuggler" had reportedly made them pay over €10,000 ($16,000) each.
All five men were reportedly detained on 28 November.
On Wednesday, a court in St Petersburg fined the would-be migrants for immigration offences and ordered their deportation.
The fake smuggler is facing the more serious charge of fraud. He has been detained, pending trial.
Officials did not specify which country the men were originally from.
Footage posted on Russian social media appears to show the men being arrested. They are seen standing in the darkness among fir trees, holding their hands up as FSB border agents shine torches on them.
MCG pitch has always been questionable: Border .
Australian cricket great Allan Border cannot remember a time when the MCG pitch has ever been of a high standard. The famous playing surface has routinely come under criticism for being lifeless and dull, but that scrutiny has ramped up even more in the past week after play was abandoned in a Sheffield Shield match because it was deemed too unsafe.On that occasion, the MCG pitch had too much life in it. And while a different pitch will be used for the Boxing Day Test, groundskeepers are working feverishly to get it up to scratch for the match against New Zealand in just over two weeks' time.