An Apple reseller in Russia in 2021. Dimitar Dilkoff/AF/Getty Images Russian mobile network MTS has started taking preorders for the new iPhone 14. This is even though Apple exited Russia and halted product sales following the invasion of Ukraine. Russia's trade minister said consumers would still be able to buy iPhone 14 via parallel imports. […]
Mysterious blasts at a base in Crimea were missile strikes meant to bring the war closer to home for Russians, Ukrainian military chief says
An infrared overview of Saki Airbase showing the extent of fire after attack, in Novofedorivka, Crimea, on August 10, 2022. Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS Questions have been swirling about explosions at a Russian base in Crimea since early August. Russia called them accidents, while others suggested Ukrainian special forces may have been involved. Ukrainian military […]
Yet more fans speculated: What if he lost his memory, doesn’t remember his former family, El, and Joyce, is being brainwashed by the Russians, and is currently working for them?” One more fan joked: “Stranger Things is actually in the MCU. Hopper is captured by the Russians, they brainwash him and turn him into a […]
Once known for its enthusiasm for alcohol, Russia has fallen steadily down the list of the hardest-drinking nations, thanks to a variety of social and political measures.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Thousands of U.S. soldiers sent to guard military storehouses from the Germans were instead ordered to wage war on the Bolsheviks.
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 […]