Russians again! Tourist storms bank on remote Norwegian island without any escape plan

A small Norwegian town on a remote archipelago near the North Pole, where polar bears outnumber residents, has been shaken by the first-ever bank robbery in its living memory. On Friday morning, a 29-year-old Russian tourist visited a bank in the town of Longyearbyen on Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic Ocean. He threatened bank personnel […]

‘Fair report privilege’: Judge backs BuzzFeed in Russian’s lawsuit over Steele dossier

A federal judge in Florida ruled for BuzzFeed in a defamation lawsuit brought by a Russian internet entrepreneur accused of hacking the Democratic Party in the salacious Steele dossier that was published by the outlet. Because BuzzFeed did not attest to the truth of the allegations contained in the dossier and published the documents in […]

11 percent of Russians regularly watch porn, traffic researcher says

An internet traffic researcher in Russia says 10.7 million people visit adult websites at least once a month, spending, on average, 11 minutes per session. The audience may be much bigger however, according to PornHub data. The report on the preferences of Russian porn lovers was prepared by the firm Mediascope for the news website […]

‘Hanged’ child mannequins at shop front baffle Russians (PHOTO)

A photo, showing child mannequins hanging from a shop’s front in the Russian city of Krasnoyarsk, has caused a stir on social media, with some users deeming such “marketing” as extremely inappropriate. The picture, showing a bizarre installation at the front of a small clothing shop in Krasnoyarsk, went viral this week. The photo shows […]

Sec. Nielsen on 2016 US election interference: ‘It was the Russians’

Oliver de Ros/AP Photo Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen backed up US intelligence findings on interference in the 2016 US presidential election Tuesday, saying “it was the Russians.” Speaking at a cybersecurity conference, Nielsen offered a sharp condemnation of Russian hacking and cybersecurity threats as a chief concern of the department. Nielsen’s comments […]

Michael Cohen reportedly claims Trump greenlit the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting between campaign officials and Russians

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, says Trump knew in advance that senior campaign officials planned to meet with a Kremlin-linked lawyer offering dirt on Hillary Clinton at the height of the election, CNN reported. The report says Cohen claims he and several others were present when Donald Trump Jr., who […]

10 people, including 2 Russians, die in car crash in northwestern Ukraine – police

Ten people, including two Russian citizens, have died in a car accident in Zhitomir region, northwestern Ukraine, local police said in a statement. Nine people were injured in the crash that apparently involved a van carrying passengers and a truck. Police added that one of the Russian victims was an eight-year-old child. The car crash […]