The Best Russian Books in English

Forget War and Peace: this blog offers reviews of fun and interesting Russian books in English, links to their Amazon pages, interviews with new and upcoming Russian authors, with the emphasis on Russian genre fiction: LitRPG, science fiction, fantasy, thrillers, romance, mystery and other popular reads.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

New Anti Aging Drug May Double Human Life Span, Scientists Say

A powerful antioxidant drug, dubbed "Skulachev's Ions" after its creator Professor Vladimir Skulachev, is currently being tested in Russia. The new substance is able to heal age-related diseases from cataract to cancer and may considerably prolong human life span.
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Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Tupolev 154 Plane Lands Safely after Power Failure at 30,000 ft

Tupolev 154 Plane Lands Safely after Power Failure at 30,000 ft

September 7, 2010. The pilots and crew of a Tupolev 154 jet airplane performed a successful emergency landing in the North of Russia after a massive power failure had disabled its flight control, navigation, and radio communication systems at the height of 30,000 ft (10,000 metres).