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How effective are embargoes?

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 17:10
The world's longest and cruelest embargo was without a doubt the US sanctions imposed on Cuba, which started in 1958 and lifted in December 2014

Russian 'specialness' vs. American 'exceptionalism'

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 14:38
The West can never seem to understand the specialness of Russia and its people, especially now, when most Russians believe that Russia is going in the right direction - against the West

McDonald's starts offering table service in Moscow

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 12:36
McDonald's, the world's largest fast food chain, started testing a new service in Russia enable customers have their order brought to their table

British Foreign Secretary calls himself 'convinced Russophile'

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 12:16
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, following a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow, called himself "a convinced Russophile"

Stinky socks cause a very long fight between two male air passengers

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 11:27
The conflict lasted throughout the flight and then continued at the airport of Kaliningrad and even on the parking lot of the airport

Man dies weird death while wearing virtual reality glasses at home

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 10:50
In Moscow, a man suffered a fatal injury when he stumbled upon a glass table while walking around the apartment in his virtual reality glasses

Cruel experiment to force living dog breathe underwater shocks Russian bloggers. Video

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 19:28
A scientific experiment, which Vice Prime Minister Rogozin presented to Serbian President Vučić in Moscow on Tuesday, December 19, has shocked many Russians.

Responding to sanctions: What Russia could do right now

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 17:05
The number of sanctions lists continues growing fast, and one may lose count of them already. What is Russia going to do about it?

Gays and lesbians will be allowed to hold hands at 2018 World Cup in Russia

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 14:43
Gays and lesbians will be allowed to hold hands and kiss each other when attending football matches of the World Cup 2018 tournament in Russia

Putin interrupts meeting of Council for Culture to make an urgent phone call

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 14:28
Russian President Vladimir Putin interrupted his participation in the meeting of the Council for Culture by saying that he had to make an urgent call

North Korea and South Korea exchange gunshots

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 14:16
Border guards of North Korea and South Korea exchanged gunshots after a North Korean soldier fled across the border

Russian army shows world's first kamikaze robots in action

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 12:51
The Russian army will be able to solve combat tasks with the help of kamikaze robots in the near future

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu calls UN 'house of lies' ahead of Jerusalem vote

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 12:04
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated that Israel was not going to recognise the UN General Assembly's vote on Jerusalem

Scientists say which fruit can help smokers cure their lungs

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 11:52
The function of the lungs begins to deteriorate at around the age of 30, and the rate of their demise depends on person's general state of health

Scientists name simple and very efficient method to slow down ageing of the brain

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 10:55
The volunteers were asked to take annual tests for cognitive abilities of the brain (attention, memory, thinking)

Two Russian top managers muddy waters announcing new holding company

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 08:08
Two Russian top managers - Dmitry Samokhin and Anatoly Smorgonsky - announced the consolidation of their assets into the new holding company Ambite

China prepares Christmas ‘gift’ for the West

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 13:05
Before the end of 2017, China is going to introduce something that is going to create serious competition for the omnipresent US currency

Russian designers create Kama Sutra-like logo for World Chess Championship in London

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 12:09
A Russian design bureau won the competition for the design of the identity of the London World Chess Championship in 2018

In St. Petersburg, two passengers have sex in taxi cab in giggling driver’s presence

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:36
The video shows the passengers - a man and a woman - getting inside a cab and telling the driver the address

Student breaks his neck during PE class. Video

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:06
A ten-year-old fifth grader broke his spine during a class in physical education