Russia

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
People take part in a demonstration as part of the campaign "Stop Killer Robots" organised by German NGO "Facing Finance" to ban what they call killer robots on March 21, 2019 in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin.
Without a binding treaty requiring "meaningful human control over the use of force," say campaigners, lives could "be taken based on algorithms"
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
An enormous cloud of smoke from intense wildfires drifted over northern Canada on August 15, 2017. The image is a mosaic composed from several satellite overpasses because the affected area was so large.
Scientists warn a nuclear war could "cause climate change unprecedented in...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Anti-nuclear weapons activists from Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament stage a die-in protest outside Westminster Abbey on May 3, 2019 in London.
"The collapse of the INF Treaty last Friday opens up a Pandora's Box of...

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Never mind the homophobic laws, rampant corruption, drone surveillance, reported killing of stray dogs and $51 billion pricetag. The word out of Sochi from newly arrived journalists is alternately grim and hilarious, with tales of so many small disasters - random hacking, unsafe courses, half-finished hotels, rooms with dogs, light bulbs bartered for doorknobs, water too dangerous to put on your face and no visitors in sight - it kinda makes you wonder, once more, about the questionable...