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Clash Between Tuvin And Ethnic Russian Soldiers At Training Academy Turns Violent – OpEd

By Paul Goble Sixty ethnic Tuvin professional soldiers clashed with about 100 ethnic Russian professional soldiers at a sergeants training academy in Yelan in Sverdlovsk oblast earlier this week. The fighting turned violent and 14 of the soldiers remain hospitalized, according to regional news....

ALIEN SIGNAL? Mystery of the Russian radio station that has buzzed every day for 40 years...sparking wild speculation it's ALIENS

A MYSTERIOUS Russian radio station has been buzzing every day for 40 years – sparking wild theories it’s an alien signal or creepy “Dead Man’s Switch”. The station – known as The Buzzer or MDZhB – comes from the middle of Russian swampland near St Petersburg and has baffled locals since the 1970s.

The mystery of the Russian radio station

Most believe the Buzzer is a Russian military station . Exactly what it is transmitting, though, is a bit of a mystery. It may be that the station is transmitting data to spies and military groups around the world. The type of shortwave transmission used is well suited for this.

The mystery of the Russian radio station

Most believe the Buzzer is a Russian military station . Exactly what it is transmitting, though, is a bit of a mystery. It may be that the station is transmitting data to spies and military groups around the world. The type of shortwave transmission used is well suited for this.

Russians Feel They Are Second Class Citizens In Their Own Country – Analysis

By Paul Goble Six months after the clashes in Manezh Square, radical Russian nationalists groups are increasing their activity, supported by the increasing number of ethnic Russians who feel that they are second class citizens in their own country because the powers that be are giving more support to North Caucasians and Central Asian immigrants.

Rise Of Stalinism Reflects Widespread Feeling That Ending Injustice Requires A Strong Hand – OpEd

By Paul Goble The increasing sympathy and support Russians show for the figure of Stalin, psychiatrist Vyacheslav Tarasov says, reflects their sense that local officials aren’t preventing but rather promoting injustice and that a strong hand is needed to restore both order and justice.

Week Ahead

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By Paul Goble The increasing sympathy and support Russians show for the figure of Stalin, psychiatrist Vyacheslav Tarasov says, reflects their sense that local officials aren’t preventing but rather promoting injustice and that a strong hand is needed to restore both order and justice.

Paragraph 282 Becoming Article 58 Of Putin’s Time – OpEd

By Paul Goble Fifteen years ago this week, Vladimir Putin signed the law “On opposing extremist activity,” a measure that is now Paragraph 282 of the Russian Criminal Code and one that as amended and applied over the years has become almost as terrifying as the notorious Article 58 that Stalin used against all and sundry to fill the GULAG.

Kremlin Talks About Traditional Values To Avoid Responsibility For Social Policy Failures – OpEd

By Paul Goble Moral norms are important for any society, Vladislav Inozemtsev says; but the Kremlin’s promotion of spirituality and traditional values is not leading to their strengthening among Russians but rather allowing the Kremlin to avoid taking responsibility for its social policy failures and doing something about them.

Moscow To Go After All Faiths Russian Orthodox Church Doesn’t Like? – OpEd

By Paul Goble A Duma roundtable this week shows that deputies are preparing to further gut the 1997 Russian Freedom of Conscience Law and bring the power of the Russian state to bear against all religious faiths, including some within the other three “traditional” religions of Russia that law recognized, that the Moscow Patriarchate doesn’t like.

How Kiev Takes Kurt Volker for an Idiot

by Scott Humor. Regardless of what the US’s new envoy to Ukraine, Kurt Volker, thinks of himself, he arrived to Ukraine to buy a Brooklyn Bridge, whether he wanted it or not. Among the aboriginals populating Kiev-Dnepropetrovsk-Tel-Aviv triangle, the favored scheme is a real estate fraud.

Kyrgyzstan: Fight Over Alphabets Heating Up – OpEd

By Paul Goble Kyrgyzstan has become the latest post-Soviet country where a struggle has broken out between those who want to shift from the Cyrillic to the Latin alphabet in order to become more integrated with the Turkic and international community and those who oppose such a change, at least partially because of Moscow’s opposition.

Jonglei government-owned radio off-air, citizens rely on independent media outlets

The Jonglei state government-owned Jonglei Public Radio has been off-air since the outbreak of civil war in 2013 and may remain so, allegedly due to lack of offices, studio equipment and the transmitter. Jonglei is a home state of the country's information minister, Michael Makuei, who confirmed....

Russians Less Attached To Ideology Than Many Assume – OpEd

By Paul Goble Analysts of all political persuasions tend to assume that this or that group of the population is deeply attached to a particular ideology and that the future depends on whether groups will maintain or shift their attachment from one to another.

Kazakhstan: Civic And Ethnic Identities Only Two Among Many – OpEd

By Paul Goble Like their Russian counterparts, Kazakh experts have long debated the relative strength of civic and ethnic attachments, Gulmira Ileuova says; but in many ways doing so has distracted attention from a far more important development: the rise and intensification of a wide variety of....

Easy like Sunday morning

1. 90 years ago on July 23, 1927, the Bombay Presidency Radio Club started broadcasting over Indian airwaves. This was the start of radio in India. It was later taken over by the government, which led to the eventual formation of All India Radio. What is the service known, since 1956, as which literally describes what it is in Sanskrit? 2.

For The Chekists, Navalny Is The Yeltsin Of 1987 – OpEd

By Paul Goble Many have forgotten that in May 1987, Boris Yeltsin, then head of the Moscow city committee of the CPSU, received representatives of the chauvinist and anti-Semitic Pamyat organization, thus sending a signal that he was someone the KGB and its allies could count on to defend their interests, Vitaly Portnikov says.

South Sudan blocks access to independent websites

The South Sudanese government has blocked access to the websites of Dutch-backed Radio Tamazuj, as well as the popular news blogs Nyamilepedia and Paanluel Wel. Internet users said that the website of the Paris-based Sudan Tribune was also affected on some mobile phone and Wi-Fi networks.

South Sudan blocks access to independent websites

The South Sudanese government has blocked access to the websites of Dutch-backed Radio Tamazuj, as well as the popular news blogs Nyamilepedia and Paanluel Wel. Internet users said that the website of the Paris-based Sudan Tribune was also affected on some mobile phone and Wi-Fi networks.

Caucasus Emirate Far From Dead But Focused Now On Syria – OpEd

She details the splits within the organization since the death of Emir Doku Umarov in 2013 and notes the absence of any single agreed-upon leader above the regional groupings that largely but not completely follow ethnic lines in the North Caucasus. And she details the controversies among the various sub-leaders in recent times.

Can both Presidents leave the country?

By Josef Omorotionmwan. A T the presidential level, what we have today is a big improvement on what we had during the President Musa Yar’ Adua years. During the Yar’ Adua era, we had a President who was terminally ill and vegetating in far-away Saudi Arabia, perhaps unknown to him if he was still alive.

All India Radio Earns Rs 10 Crore From PM's 'Mann Ki Baat'

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' has generated a revenue of about Rs 10 crore for the All India Radio (AIR) in the last two fiscals, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday. In 2016-17, the renenue was to the tune of Rs 5.19 crore, while it was Rs 4.

PM Modi's Mann Ki Baat generates Rs 10 crore revenue for All India Radio in last 2 fiscals

PM Modi’s Mann Ki Baat generates Rs 10 crore revenue for All India Radio in last 2 fiscals Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' has generated a revenue of about Rs 10 crore for the All India Radio (AIR) in the last two fiscals, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

AIR earned Rs 10 crore from PM Modi’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’ in last 2 fiscals

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s monthly radio address ‘Mann Ki Baat’ has generated a revenue of about Rs 10 crore for the All India Radio (AIR) in the last two fiscals, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday. In 2016-17, the revenue was to the tune of Rs 5.19 crore, while it was Rs 4.

AIR earns Rs 10 cr from PM's 'Mann Ki Baat' in last 2 fiscals

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' has generated a of about Rs 10 crore for the All India Radio (AIR) in the last two fiscals, the was informed today. Lok Sabha In 2016-17, the renenue was to the tune of Rs 5.19 crore, while it was Rs 4.

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Dynatronics Announces Strategic Alliance Partnership with Zimmer MedizinSysteme

Under the terms of the agreement, Dynatronics will be the exclusive U.S. distributor for Zimmer's ThermoPro TM (Shortwave Diathermy), enPuls TM (Radial Pulse Th...

Ham radio licensing test offered Nov. 11

The Yavapai Amateur Radio Club offers periodic license testing for all classes of amateur radio license. There is one more license test session for 2017. It wil...

Somalia: Radio Garowe fundraising for Mogadishu victims

GAROWE, Puntland - The independently-owned Radio Garowe (RG), the sister publication of Garowe Online launched a fundraising campaign for Mogadishu truck bombin...

Harris supplying tactical radios to Navy, Marines

"This award stems from our successful long-standing track record of developing and delivering the most advanced family of tactical radios," Chris Young , presid...

US Department of Navy Awards Harris Corporation $765 Million IDIQ Contract for Tactical Radios

Highlights: Supports current and emerging Department of Navy tactical radio requirements; Includes the Harris AN/PRC-117G, AN/PRC-152A and the new AN/PRC-160 ra...

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By Paul Goble One of the defining characteristics of the Putin years has been Moscow’s fear that someone somewhere will succeed in launching a color revolution ...

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By Paul Goble On Saturday evening after the commemoration of the anniversary of the Russian sacking of Kazan in 1552, a second meeting was held among representa...

Tatar Activist Calls On All Non-Russians To Vote Against Putin – OpEd

Second, her words underscore the centrality of the language issue for the non-Russians and demonstrate that Putin by his incautious language concerning the righ...

Russian Personality Cults From Kerensky To Putin – OpEd

By Paul Goble Leader cults have been an integral part of the Russian political system from the time the tsar was overthrown up to today, but they have evolved o...

Flight returns to Sacramento after possible bird strike

An American Airlines flight from Sacramento to Texas returned to Sacramento International Airport after a possible bird strike, according to news reports. Fligh...

The Latest: Final tally of pledges for Rohingya put at $335M

GENEVA (AP) - The Latest on the donors conference for Asia's Rohingya refugees (all times local): 5:15 p.m. The head of the United Nations refugee agency says g...

Foo Fighters coming to The Woodlands in 2018

AUSTIN - Get ready to rock with the Foo Fighters' Concrete and Gold world tour during their stop in The Woodlands on April 19, 2018. Tickets go on sale Nov. 3 a...

NCAT, ICAO Partner On Airport Verification Training

By Ejike Ejike, Abuja The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) has partnered with the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) to training avi...

Royal Life Saving Bahrain concludes ILS Pool Lifeguards course

Manama, Oct. 23 (BNA): Royal Life Saving Bahrain recently held the first International Life Saving (ILS) recognised Pool Lifeguard Course. The 4-day training (1...

Minister of Information meets Governor of West Darfur State

Khartoum, Aug.28(SUNA)-Minister of Information, Dr Ahmed Bilal Osman met in his office, Monday, Governor of West Darfur State, Fadl-al-Mula Al-Haga. The meeting...

FIJIANS in the most remote areas of Fiji will now be able to have better access to disaster-related information during a disaster. more...

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama switches on the medium wave radio transmission while JICA resident rep Hiroyuki Sawada (left) and FBC CEO Riyaz Sayed-Khaiyum ...

AM radio now Fiji-wide

Fiji's prime minister says all Fijians can now tune in to the 'national dialogue' following the rehabilitation of the country's medium wave radio infrastructure...

Update: 12:25PM A NEWLY-rehabilitated medium wave AM infrastructure and transmission was launched by Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama this morning. more...

Update: 12:25PM A NEWLY-rehabilitated medium wave AM infrastructure and transmission was launched by Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama this morning. With...

AIR to revitalise Punjabi service to augment reach in India,

Public service broadcaster All India Radio (AIR) is planning to "revitalise" its Punjabi service to augment its reach to the Punjabi-speaking listeners "on both...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel's nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel’s nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel's nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

U.S. Christian press finds friends in Israel

with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among the world's evangelical Christians and their media outlets. Th...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

AP — Israel’s right-wing government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among the world...

68-year-old presenter plays Fat Boy Slim on new Christian radio show

A SELF-described "silver-surfer" is broadcasting her own Christian radio show. Eve Robertson, of Knightwick, launched her show on Longside Radio, a not-for-prof...

Italian priest freed in Nigeria (8)

Rome, October 18 - Father Maurizio Pallù, an Italian missionary priest kidnapped in Nigeria last week, has been freed, Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano told Rad...

Italian priest freed in Nigeria (8)

Rome, October 18 - Father Maurizio Pallù, an Italian missionary priest kidnapped in Nigeria last week, has been freed, Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano told Rad...

Italian priest freed in Nigeria (8)

Rome, October 18 – Father Maurizio Pallù, an Italian missionary priest kidnapped in Nigeria last week, has been freed, Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano told Rad...

This well-connected Texas Republican might challenge Ted Cruz ‘to get things done’

The strongest challenge to U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz’s 2018 Texas re-election campaign might come from a Christian TV executive with a Republican legacy that goes back...

FAKE NEWS! Donald Trump appears to claim he INVENTED the word 'fake'

DONALD Trump appears to have claimed he invented the word "fake" during an interview in the US. The President made the bizarre statement while talking to one of...

Donald Trump takes credit for 'fake news', but dictionary disputes

Donald Trump has appeared to take credit for coining the word "fake" in his fight against the media, saying it is "one of the greatest of all terms" he has come...

Little Richard Says He’s Not Gay Anymore, Condemns “Unnatural Affection”

During a recent interview with Christian TV and radio network Three Angels Broadcasting, the ’50s rock icon suggested that men should live as men and women shou...

Little Richard Says He Isn’t Gay Anymore, Condemns “Unnatural Affection”

During a recent interview with Christian TV and radio network Three Angels Broadcasting, the ’50s rock icon suggested that men should live as men and women shou...

DRM best system as it utilises existing tech, uses less spectrum: Pal

NEW DELHI: Even as the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has scheduled an open house discussion on digital radio broadcasting based on a paper issued by it ...

KBYU-TV will no longer be a PBS station in 2018 — and KBYU-FM will abandon classical music

BYU Broadcasting is giving up its PBS television affiliation and abandoning its classical music format on radio. As of June 30, KBYU-Channel 11 will terminate ...

At a glance: No. 11 OSU at No. 22 West Virginia

NO. 11 OSU VS. NO. 22 WEST VIRGINIA. •When: 11 a.m., Saturday. •Where: Milan Puskar Stadium; Morgantown, W.Va. •TV: ABC (Cox 8/HD 705, Dish 5, DirecTV 5, U-vers...

CBS Corporation : Launches Exchange Offer To Split-Off CBS Radio

NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) ("CBS") today announced the commencement of an exchange offer for the separation o...

Digital radio broadcasting issues to be discussed under TRAI aegis in Delhi on 25 Oct

NEW DELHI: An Open House Discussion is being held later this month on the Consultation Paper issued earlier this year on Digital Radio Broadcasting by the Telec...

Telly Heaven: those TV shows we've loved and lost over the years

It all seems routine nowadays, but 10 years ago this month, a revolution had begun in our lives. On October 17, 2007, the UK began the switchover from terrestri...

NBTC agrees with lowering fees for digital tv operators

NBTC Commissioner, Takorn Tantasith. Bangkok – The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has decided to lower digital television fees t...

Magazines hold their own against TV’s ‘iron chefs’

Prior to Japan’s switch-over to full digital TV broadcasting in 2011, a number of industry insiders were already voicing concerns about how the new technology w...

No bailing out broadcasters

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha was put on the spot when on Tuesday he brushed aside calls by some 13 digital television operators for the state to subsidise c...

Alphabet’s ‘Project Loon’ balloons are delivering 4G LTE to hurricane affected areas of Puerto Rico

’s parent Alphabet Inc. said on Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers wer...

MTS selects Ericsson to prepare network for 5G and IoT

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and MTS, the largest telecommunications operator in Russia, have agreed to upgrade the network of MTS. Ericsson will deliver the newest ...

Alphabet’s Project Loon officially launched in Puerto Rico

By Karen Graham Oct 21, 2017 in Technology AT&T and Alphabet announced late Friday that they have begun to offer limited mobile Internet service using the Googl...

Rollback of Jio Freebies, a breather to competitors

Reliance financial results always have surprises, but the latest from Reliance Jio Infocomm, the telecom subsidiary of Reliance Industries (RIL), had eyebrows a...

Alphabet’s Project Loon officially launched in Puerto Rico

By Karen Graham yesterday in Technology AT&T and Alphabet announced late Friday that they have begun to offer limited mobile Internet service using the Google p...

Display of Western Armenia map at Cologne event causes outrage among Turks

Republic of Armenia Yerevan 25, Alex Manukyan 5 Tel. 00 37410 570970 Fax 00 37412 570007. Reproduction on full or in part is prohibited without reference to Pub...

IAEA sole judge on Iran’s compliance with nuclear deal

In an interview with National Public Radio (NPR) of US, when asked whether Iran is open to changes to the nuclear agreement, Khoshroo said “every word and every...

Iran’s UN envoy: IAEA sole judge on Iran’s compliance with nuclear deal

In an interview with National Public Radio (NPR) of US, when asked whether Iran is open to changes to the nuclear agreement, Khoshroo said, “Every word and ever...

Ukrainian auditors reveal millions misspent of Eurovision 2017 funds

While auditing Ukraine’s National Public Broadcasting Company (PBC) on the subject of expenses relating to the preparation for and conduct of the Eurovision son...

James O'Keefe's Overwhelming Dishonesty

James O’Keefe wants you to think that he’s a journalist. That the undercover videos shot for his Project Veritas are all that keep rampant liberalism from runni...

WSAU Wisconsin Morning ... 5AM8AM

Ben Armstrong ben.armstrong@mwcradio.com Ben Armstrong grew up in the Metro Detroit area. At the age of four, Ben was recording himself pretending to be on the ...

Sean Hannity recorded saying AIDS is a 'gay disease'

REVEALED: Sean Hannity was fired from college radio show for claiming AIDS was a 'gay disease' transmitted by tears or saliva - and that anyone thinking homosex...

Giveaway: Atmosphere

In 1997, hip-hop duo Atmosphere dropped Overcast , its first official album. The record included the song “Scapegoat,” which would become a college radio hit, a...

Echo & The Bunnymen, Violent Femmes: Iconic 1980s bands to play at Woodland Park Zoo

With 1980s nostalgia in full bloom, it’s fitting the Violent Femmes and Echo & The Bunnymen are co-headlining a show at Woodland Park Zoo next week. Even though...

Thor’s Tessa Thompson on Why Her Action Hero Icon is Terminator’s Sarah Connor

never expected to be at San Diego Comic-Con . The actor, who is known for her roles as a college radio DJ challenging her classmates on issues of race in Dear W...

Vic man charged with pirate transmissions A Victorian man has been charged following an investigation into pirate radio transmissions that interfered with emergency service radio networks.

A man has been charged with making pirate transmissions that interfered with emergency services radio networks. Police charged the 42-year-old man with causing ...

FCC hits Haitian pirate radio in Miami with steep fine

MIAMI — A pirate radio station popular in Miami's Haitian-American community has been hit with a steep fine by the Federal Communications Commission. The FCC s...

FCC hits Haitian pirate radio in Miami with steep fine

MIAMI (AP) — A pirate radio station popular in Miami’s Haitian-American community has been hit with a steep fine by the Federal Communications Commission. The F...

FCC hits Haitian pirate radio in Miami with steep fine

MIAMI (AP) - A pirate radio station popular in Miami's Haitian-American community has been hit with a steep fine by the Federal Communications Commission. The F...

Popular pirate radio station for Haitian music in Miami hit by hefty FCC fine

“There’s nothing funny about pirate radio, which interferes with the lawful use of the airwaves and can disrupt public safety communications,” FCC Chairman Ajit...