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Police morale extremely low due to pay cuts, pension changes – survey
A police survey has shown that 94 percent of officers feel morale is “low” or “very low.” According to the online assessment, 91 percent of participants say their outlook has been negatively affected by pay cuts and pension changes.

29.10.2014 15:57

Moscow would be world’s safest city without illegal immigration - mayor
To become the safest city in the world Moscow needs to solve the illegal alien problem, Mayor Sergey Sobyanin said as he presented the latest “patent” system for the registration of migrant workers.

29.10.2014 12:43

Contract soldiers outnumber conscripts in Russian military – Defense Minister
In September, the Russian military had more contract servicemen than conscripts, Sergey Shoigu has said, adding it was proof of the growing prestige of a military career and its popularity among young Russians.

29.10.2014 08:42

Pot of Gold: Alaskan marijuana sales set to generate $100mn in taxes
If voters decide to legalize marijuana in Alaska, annual sales could generate more than $100 million in tax revenue by the time 2020 rolls around, sales analysts believe.

28.10.2014 21:20

Russian bases to span entire Arctic border by end of 2014
Russia will have military control of the entirety of its 6,200 km Arctic coastal zone by the end of 2014, just a year after Moscow announced its ambitious plan to build military presence in the region, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has announced.

21.10.2014 16:42

​Paralyzed man walks again thanks to UK-funded tech
A man whose lower body was completely paralyzed has been given the chance to walk again, thanks to pioneering surgical therapy developed by scientists in the UK and Poland.

21.10.2014 08:52

Cyber security units to protect Russia’s nuclear weapons stockpiles
The IT systems of all Russian nuclear weapons stockpiles will be protected by a new team of anti-hackers, the Defense Ministry said after a year-long “hunting season” for programmers.

17.10.2014 06:09

Ultra-fast new batteries can recharge 70 percent in two minutes
Scientists in Singapore have designed a highly durable battery that can also be recharged 20 times faster than current models. The development is expected to be the next big advance in energy – and could be a boon for electric car users.

13.10.2014 23:48

Russia to introduce Army Reserve force – report
Russia's Ministry of Defense is planning to form Army Reserve units comprised of experienced volunteers, who will regularly undergo military training and at any moment will be ready to take arms to defend their country, Izvestia reports.

13.10.2014 02:50

Russian parliament to consider 4-day workweek
The Russian Lower House committee for labor plans to discuss the International Labor Organization’s suggestion to switch to a 4-day working week without cutting workers’ salaries, the head of the body has told the press.

07.10.2014 07:52

Louisiana restaurant becomes a hit after offering gun owners a discount
The restaurateur responsible for a Cajun eatery in Louisiana hoped law enforcement would take advantage of an unusual discount offered during lunchtime, but says his eatery has since become a hot destination for gun enthusiasts.

30.09.2014 03:48

California drought may leave entire communities with no water in 2 months
A growing number of communities in central and northern California could end up without water in 60 days due to the Golden state’s prolonged drought.

30.09.2014 01:50

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