Russia’s second richest oligarch faces £5billion divorce showdown with his ex-wife in London

Russia’s second richest oligarch faces a £5billion divorce showdown with his ex-wife in London after she got ‘just’ a £65million payout from the metal tycoon. The Court of Appeal ruled Natalia Potanina, 59, can bring a financial claim against 60-year-old Vladimir Potanin in the English courts.    She is seeking around £5billion from the businessman, who is … Read more

The one lesson I’ve learned from life: Strictly’s Pasha Kovalev says stand up for your beliefs

The one lesson I’ve learned from life: Strictly’s Pasha Kovalev says stand up for your beliefs Ballroom dancer, Pasha Kovalev, 41, spent eight years on Strictly Come Dancing  He won the BBC programme in 2014 with the late TV presenter Caroline Flack  He is married to Countdown star Rachel Riley, 35, whom he met on … Read more

Britain’s ‘moment of reckoning’: UK must win technology race, GCHQ spy chief warns 

Britain’s ‘moment of reckoning’: UK must win technology race with foreign adversaries or risk falling prey to China, GCHQ spy chief warns UK faces ‘moment of reckoning’ in race for tech supremacy, spy chief says Jeremy Fleming will call for Britain to evolve like an animal in a changing habitat He will warn digital dominance … Read more

Russia detains Ukrainian consul in St Petersburg and accuses him of being a ‘spy’

Russia ARRESTS Ukrainian diplomat in St Petersburg and accuses him of being a ‘spy’ amid escalating fears of war Ukrainian diplomat Oleksandr Sosonyuk has been taken into custody by the FSB Russian security agency claims Ukraine’s consul received classified information Comes amid high tensions between the two countries with fears of possible war  By Antony Thrower For Mailonline … Read more

Lost polar bear is now 500 MILES from its natural habitat: New footage shows the bear running south

Lost polar bear is now 500 MILES from its natural habitat: Latest footage shows the animal continuing to run south in Russia where wildlife teams are trying to track it The bear was last seen running along a desolate road in the Tomponsky district of Yakutia some 500 miles from its Arctic home Wildlife teams … Read more

Hundreds of brave Russians hit ski slopes in bikinis and underwear for annual BoogelWoogel carnival 

Snow risk of being cold? Hundreds of brave Russians hit ski slopes in bikinis and underwear for annual BoogelWoogel carnival Hundreds brave freezing temperatures to hit the slopes at the BoogelWoogel alpine festival in Sochi, Russia  The annual event, which takes place at Rosa Khutor resort, started on Wednesday and will run until Sunday Despite the … Read more

Hundreds of brave Russians hit ski slopes in bikinis and underwear for annual BoogelWoogel carnival 

Snow risk of being cold? Hundreds of brave Russians hit ski slopes in bikinis and underwear for annual BoogelWoogel carnival Hundreds brave freezing temperatures to hit the slopes at the BoogelWoogel alpine festival in Sochi, Russia  The annual event, which takes place at Rosa Khutor resort, started on Wednesday and will run until Sunday Despite the … Read more

Russia warns ‘the beginning of the end of Ukraine’ will be imminent if it ‘has to defend citizens’

A senior Kremlin official today warned that if Russia is forced to defend its citizens in the disputed Donbass region it would be ‘the beginning of the end Ukraine.’ Tensions have soared in eastern Ukraine in recent weeks after Vladimir Putin dispatched tanks, helicopters and thousands of troops to the Ukrainian border. Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelenskiy flew … Read more

Germany will side-step EU and negotiate directly for Russia’s Sputnik V jab

Germany will side-step EU and negotiate directly for Russia’s Sputnik V jab to salvage its faltering vaccination program Jens Spahn thought to have told EU ministers he will begin jab talks with Russia   Comes after EU Commission said it would not enter preliminary negotiations Talks will establish how many jabs Russia can supply and … Read more