Russia warns it will take ‘extra measures to ensure its security’ if NATO sends forces to Ukraine

Russia today vowed to ‘take extra measures’ if Nato responds after the Kremlin dispatched 4,000 troops to reinforce the disputed Ukrainian border. ‘No doubt such a scenario would lead to a further increase in tensions close to Russia’s borders. Of course, this would call for additional measures from the Russian side to ensure its security,’ … Read more

Russia sends 4,000 troops to Ukraine border and warns conflict in Donbass could ‘destroy’ it

Russia has dispatched 4,000 troops to the Ukraine border and warned that a conflict in the Donbass region could ‘destroy’ its neighbour.   Footage emerged today showing shows dozens of military helicopters close to the frontier, and the movement of tanks and other military vehicles by train. The United States yesterday pledged its ‘unwavering’ support to … Read more

Hayden Panettiere in a ‘wonderful headspace’ and is ‘excited about the future’

Hayden Panettiere has taken major strides forward in her life and mental health following her allegedly abusive relationship with ex Brian Hickerson.  ‘Hayden is in a wonderful headspace. Things are so much better and she’s really excited about her future. She’s got a few projects in the works,’ a source told People on Friday. Panettiere, 31, has … Read more

Russia hopes to make more money from vaccines than selling arms

Russia hopes to make more money on Covid-19 vaccines than selling Kalashnikov guns and other weapons. ‘Sputnik V is our new oil,’ declared pro-Kremlin popular newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda (KP). The claims came as Vladimir Putin was today being vaccinated against coronavirus, according to the Kremlin. His spokesman did not say which of three Russian-made vaccines … Read more

Ben Fogle talked to his children before heading to spend a WEEK in the Chernobyl exclusion zone

Ben Fogle has revealed he sat his children down to talk to them about the dangers of radiation before heading into Chernobyl’s high-radiation Exclusion Zone.  The 47-year-old TV star’s new documentary, Inside Chernobyl with Ben Fogle, which airs on Channel 5 this week, sees him visit the abandoned city of Pripyat in Ukraine, which lay in … Read more

Storm Darcy is set to bring SIX more inches of snow today amid -7C chill

Storm Darcy is set to bring six more inches of snow today amid a -7C chill with warnings of travel chaos and power cuts after blizzards shut vaccine centres and schools. Snowfalls have continued over parts of England and Scotland overnight, with temperatures remaining below freezing across the country this morning. Police have today warned … Read more

‘Beast from the East II’ strikes: Storm Darcy brings a FOOT of snow, -10C chill and 50mph gales

Storm Darcy has brought a foot of snow and bitter temperatures plunging to -10C as the Beast from the East batters Kent with 50mph winds – threatening travel chaos and power cuts until Wednesday.   The Met Office has warned of ‘significant disruptive snowfall’ in London and the South East, especially parts of East Anglia and Kent, … Read more

Beast from the East II looms over UK: Storm Darcy is threatening travel chaos and power cuts

Snowy blizzards are set to cause travel chaos and power cuts to parts of Britain from today as Storm Darcy rolls in from Russia and Ukraine and brings four days of freezing weather to much of the nation.  The Met Office has warned of ‘significant disruptive snowfall’ in London and the South East of England, especially … Read more

Beast from the East II looms over UK: Storm Darcy is threatening travel chaos and power cuts

Snowy blizzards are set to cause travel chaos and power cuts to parts of Britain from today as Storm Darcy rolls in from Russia and Ukraine and brings four days of freezing weather to much of the nation.  The Met Office has warned of ‘significant disruptive snowfall’ in London and the South East of England, especially … Read more

Chernobyl helicopter hero who survived lethal radiation levels while sealing off reactor dies

The Russian helicopter pilot who endured lethal radiation levels to contain the Chernobyl disaster has died after contracting coronavirus. General Nikolai Antoshkin, who was 78, died in his home country last Sunday.  He commanded an operation to seal off the number 4 reactor at the Chernobyl power station just outside the town Pripyat in Ukraine, … Read more