Andrei Santov
Andrei Santov

Andrei, a sociologist by profession, born in Russia but currently located in UK, covers mostly European and Russia-related news for The Talking Democrat.

Turkey Plane Cliff

Plane Trying to Land Ends Up Instead on a Seaboard Cliff

A plane landing on Saturday night in northern Turkey came off the runway and slid along a muddy cliff, stopping a few feet from the sea, according to spectacular images...

Russian Man Rams Stolen Armored Vehicle into Supermarket

A Russian man, probably drunk, was arrested on Wednesday for stealing an armored vehicle, which he later rammed into a supermarket window in the Murmansk region in the...

Putin Shows off Ice Hockey Skills

Russian President Vladimir Putin participated in an ice hockey game this weekend with some well-known stars of the sports in Russia. The game was organized in the night...

Kaspersky Lab Appeals US Decision to Ban Its Anti-virus From Government Computers

The Russian company Kaspersky Lab announced Monday that it has filed an appeal to challenge in court the ban of its antivirus tools in US federal agencies by Washington,...

Russia’s Presidential Elections Scheduled for March 18th

It’s election season in Russia! The presidential elections will be held on March 18 next year. Russian President Vladimir Putin, favorite to win the ballot, is...

Russian President Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin Sees Himself as the Sole Guarantor of Stability

Vladimir Putin assured that the standard of living of the Russians would be his priority for his new mandate.

Putin: Russian Interference in 2016 Elections Are Inventions of Trump’s Opponents

Russian President Vladimir Putin ruled Thursday that the charges of Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election were “invented” by Donald...