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Russia to Develop its own Smartphone Platform

Russia to Develop its own Smartphone Platform

Looks like Russia is finally getting into smartphones and it will only benefit the country if they make a smartphone platform f...

May 19 2015, 3:40am CDT

Russia Likely Hacked White House in 2014

Russia Likely Hacked White House in 2014

A security breach in the White House computer system is believed to have given an unidentified group of Russian hackers access...

Apr 8 2015, 9:17am CDT

Vladimir Putin resurfaces After 10 Days

Vladimir Putin Resurfaces After 10 Days

The Russian President, Vladimir Putin, finally made an appearance after a 10-day absence amid larger than life gossip and joked...

Mar 16 2015, 9:47am CDT

Ukraine Crisis: Russia, Ukraine, and EU reach ceasefire agreement at Minsk II Summit

Ukraine Crisis: Russia, Ukraine, and EU reach ceasefire agreement at Minsk II Summit

On the heels of a deadly account Wednesday, Russia, Ukraine, and EU reached a ceasefire agreement built upon last Septembers ta...

Feb 12 2015, 2:19pm CST

Ukrainian Crisis: Merkel, Biden and Obama see militarization differently

Ukrainian Crisis: Merkel, Biden and Obama see militarization differently

During the annual Munich Security Conference this weekend, the Ukrainian crisis remained an important topic. While Chancellor A...

Feb 8 2015, 1:26pm CST

Anna Chapman was assigned to Hit on Edward Snowden

Anna Chapman was assigned to Hit on Edward Snowden

Remember the Tweet of hot Russian spy Anna Chapman where she asked Snowden to marry her? Now a defector revealed that she was a...

Dec 7 2014, 1:34pm CST

Ukraine's Independence Day marred by undeclared war

Ukraine's Independence Day marred by undeclared war

Ukraine celebrated its 23rd anniversary in Kiev while the eastern front continued a bloody path to war....

Aug 24 2014, 10:20pm CDT

SeaWorld's on the hunt for profits

SeaWorld's on the hunt for profits

SeaWorld's eating words since documentary Blackfish's costing dollars after all....

Aug 17 2014, 8:51pm CDT

Oil prices fall even with Ukrainian-Russian tension

Oil prices fall even with Ukrainian-Russian tension

Oil prices fall...

Aug 16 2014, 2:57am CDT

Savannah Guthrie: It's A Girl Named Vale

Savannah Guthrie: It's A Girl Named Vale

Today Show anchor Savannah Guthrie gave birth to a little girl named Vale on Wednesday, August 13....

Aug 14 2014, 11:01pm CDT

Russian Police Women Wear too Short Skirts

Russian Police Women Wear too Short Skirts

This is a fun story from Russia. Apparently Police women there wear too short skirts. There is one Twitter photo that goes vira...

Jun 26 2014, 4:12am CDT

NASA Cuts Ties With Russia For Most Space Operations

NASA Cuts Ties With Russia For Most Space Operations

It seems that space isn’t immune from Earth-side politics. In a statement issued today, NASA confirmed that due to “Russia...

Apr 3 2014, 12:59am CDT

Steven Seagal Professes Admiration for Vladimir Putin

Steven Seagal Professes Admiration for Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin has a sort of camaraderie going on with Steven Seagal. Both are martial artists and the latter has especially pr...

Mar 27 2014, 9:09am CDT

Opening Ceremony Founders Announce: Fashion and Wearables in Russia

Opening Ceremony Founders Announce: Fashion and Wearables in Russia

Opening Ceremony Fall Winter 2014 Popular fashion brand Opening Ceremony is still on track to sell a smart bracelet developed w...

Feb 10 2014, 9:15pm CST

Pussy Riot NYC Mayor Meeting Figures in the Twosome’s Agenda

Pussy Riot NYC Mayor Meet

The renegade twosome from Russia’s Pussy Riot is meeting with NYC Mayor de Blasio. And in their agenda figure certain issues th...

Feb 8 2014, 7:10am CST

Toothpaste bombs threaten U.S. airlines flying to Sochi Olympics

Toothpaste bombs threaten U.S. airlines flying to Sochi Olympics

Toothpaste tubes containing explosive ingredients can bring down a plane....

Feb 5 2014, 8:28pm CST

Vladimir Putin Secures Sochi Olympics 2014

Vladimir Putin Secures Sochi Olympics 2014

The Sochi Olympics in Russia have been made safe and secure by President Vladimir Putin. After building all the infrastructure...

Feb 5 2014, 8:26am CST

Sochi Olympics Made Safe and Secure by Putin

Sochi Olympics 2014 Made Safe and Secure by Putin

The Sochi Olympics in Russia have been made safe and secure by President Putin. After building all the infrastructure and archi...

Feb 5 2014, 4:08am CST

7 Israeli Security Companies Capable of Protecting the Sochi Olympics

7 Israeli Security Companies Capable of Protecting the Sochi Olympics

The 22nd Winter Olympics are to be held in short time in Sochi, Russia. The news leading up to one of the world’s greatest spor...

Jan 29 2014, 5:07pm CST

Twin Toilets in a Stall at Sochi Olympics 2014

Twin Toilets in a Stall at Sochi Olympics 2014

A photograph of twin toilets in a washroom stall at the Sochi Olympics 2014 is doing the rounds of cyberspace. It has raised th...

Jan 23 2014, 5:12am CST

Sochi 2014: A Security Challenge

Sochi 2014: A Security Challenge

The Russian city of Sochi will host the 2014 Winter Olympics from Feb. 7 to Feb. 23 and the Paralympics from March 7 to March 1...

Jan 9 2014, 9:16am CST

Russia's Oil Industry Is Doing Fine, Which Is Great News For The Kremlin

Russia's Oil Industry Is Doing Fine, Which Is Great News For The Kremlin

Russia’s economy had a pretty bad 2013 and there’s simply no point in arguing otherwise. The economy decelerated sharply and is...

Jan 3 2014, 8:46am CST

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China And Russia Helping Fuel New Tech Boom

If I asked you to name the biggest online shopping day of the year, what would you guess? Black Friday? Cyber Monday? Free Ship...

Dec 31 2013, 2:45pm CST

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7 Reasons That Russia Is Not The Soviet Union

National Review published a rather overheated piece the other day that contained an entertaining line: “Russia has become the S...

Dec 31 2013, 8:46am CST

AK-47 Rifle Inventor Passes Away

AK-47 Rifle Inventor Passes Away

The inventor of the Kalashnikov or AK-47 Rifle, Mikhail Kalashnikov, is no longer among us. The designer of the world’s most po...

Dec 24 2013, 5:44am CST

Russia's Economy Is Decelerating Sharply, But It's Still Close To Full Employment

Russia's Economy Is Decelerating Sharply, But It's Still Close To Full Employment

Russia’s economy has had a lousy 2013. Estimates of GDP growth have been getting smaller and smaller with each passing week. Th...

Dec 23 2013, 9:26am CST

Khodorkovsky's Free, But His Business Ideals Remain Imprisoned

Khodorkovsky's Free, But His Business Ideals Remain Imprisoned

The unexpected decision by Russian leader Vladimir Putin to free imprisoned oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky may be generating hea...

Dec 20 2013, 10:26am CST

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Freeing Khodorkovsky Is Nice But It Doesn't Really Change Anything

In classic fashion Vladimir Putin casually dropped a bombshell while speaking to journalists after his annual telethon, questio...

Dec 20 2013, 8:34am CST

Pussy Riot Members Set to be Freed Under Russian Amnesty Bill

Pussy Riot Members Set to be Freed Under Russian Amnesty Bill

Russia will soon free members of activist and protest groups under new amnesty bill. Two jailed members of Pussy Riot anti-Puti...

Dec 19 2013, 9:01am CST

Russia to Send SAR-401 Android to the ISS

Russia to Send SAR-401 Android to the ISS

Russian SAR-401 Android looks like a rip of of the US Robonaut android...

Dec 2 2013, 11:44am CST

Snowden Finds Website Maintenance Job in Russia

Snowden Finds Website Maintenance Job in Russia

The whistle-blower and former NSA worker Edward Snowden gets website maintenance job in one of Russia’s largest websites. Snowd...

Oct 31 2013, 10:21am CDT

Snowden Asylum Request Officially Filed

Snowden Asylum Request Officially Filed

Edward Snowden has filed for temporary asylum in Russia. A Russian lawyer has just confirmed the filing....

Jul 16 2013, 8:35am CDT

Edward Snowden to Apply for Asylum in Russia

Edward Snowden to Apply for Asylum in Russia

Edward Snowden is right now talking to human rights groups at the Moscow airport. He changed his mind about asylum in Russia....

Jul 12 2013, 8:35am CDT

Hot Russian Spy Anna Chapman wants to Marry Edward Snowden

Hot Russian Spy Anna Chapman wants to Marry Edward Snowden

Anna Chapman posted tweet asking Edward Snowden: " Will You Marry Me?!" Possibly the most entertaining news so far ab...

Jul 5 2013, 2:51am CDT

Russian Rocket Explodes and Crashes Just After Launch in Kazakhstan - Video

Russian Rocket Explodes and Crashes Just After Launch in Kazakhstan - Video

A Russian Proton-M rocket carrying three Glonass navigation satellites explodes and crashes instantly into a fireball just afte...

Jul 2 2013, 7:55am CDT

Edward Snowden Sends Statement to WikiLeaks

Edward Snowden’s WikiLeaks Statement is Real or Not?

The runaway whistle blower, Edward Snowden has in a WikiLeaks statement expressed his sincerity and honesty. Snowden states tha...

Jul 2 2013, 5:18am CDT

Apple Applies for Russian iWatch Trademark

Apple Applies for Russian iWatch Trademark

A Russian newspaper has leaked out the news that Apple has applied for an iWatch trademark in the Land of Perestroika and Glasn...

Jun 6 2013, 9:16am CDT

Steven Seagal found New Role in Russia

Steven Seagal found New Role in Russia

Action star Steven Seagal is suddenly a Russia expert and helps US government representative find their way around the country....

Jun 3 2013, 4:06am CDT