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Russia Threatens to Ban Reddit

First it was gay emojis and memes. Now mother Russia is threatening to ban the whole of reddit, unless the site’s administrators start banning marijuana-growing tutorials. ...

August 11, 2015 at 6:00 pm by

Hack Targets Email System Of The Pentagon

NBC news is reporting information which has been supplied by US officials who have stated that Russia has launched a “sophisticated cyber attack” with the aim being ...

August 7, 2015 at 11:30 am by

Russia Looking Into Blocking Facebook Over Gay Emoji

Russia has been trying to push a lot of western companies out of the country for some time now. After it closed access to Google and Intel back in 2014, the country is now ...

August 3, 2015 at 1:00 pm by

White House Responds to Edward Snowdon Petition

Do you remember when 167,000 people signed a petition calling for Edward Snowdon to be pardoned? Not even Pepperidge Farms recalls this considering this was two years ago. The ...

July 30, 2015 at 2:00 pm by

New Russian Armoured Vehicle Operated Via PlayStation Controller

A new Russian armoured vehicle has been developed that uses an interface based on the famous PlayStation controller. Albert Bakov, Vice President of tank maker Tractor Plants, ...

May 15, 2015 at 9:58 pm by

Russia Debuts Homegrown x86 Compatible CPU

In pursuit of independence from American chip makers Intel and AMD, Russia has started selling computers equipped with the Elbrus-4C. Also known as the Elbrus-4S, the chip ...

May 12, 2015 at 10:02 am by

Out of Control Russian Spacecraft Hurtling to Earth

The Russian cargo spacecraft Progress M-27M is currently out of control after delivering supplies to the International Space Station and is plummeting to Earth. NASA footage ...

April 29, 2015 at 4:32 pm by

Russian Hackers Read Obama’s Email

According to the New York Times, Russian hackers may have gotten access to Obama’s White House email. While the White House itself has been silent on the issue, the ...

April 27, 2015 at 9:58 am by

Russia Declares War on Memes

In the spirit of perestroika, Russia has announced that is declaring война on the very lifeblood of the internet: memes; or, more accurately, memes that specifically mock ...

April 18, 2015 at 8:21 pm by

Intelligence Agencies Point to Russian Involvement in Recent White House Hacking

The recent White House power outage has turned into being something more than that. CNN reports that US officials have admitted that the White House’s network has been ...

April 8, 2015 at 2:28 pm by

Microsoft Attacks Halo Online Modders with DMCA Takedowns

It only took modders a matter of days to unlock the Russia-only beta of Halo Online, making the free-to-play first-person shooter available to the entire world, but the ...

April 3, 2015 at 4:01 pm by

First Gameplay of PC Exclusive Halo Online Revealed

News broke recently that a PC exclusive version of Halo would be coming to PC. The bad news is that this game is currently only being released in Russia, with no plans to ...

March 30, 2015 at 12:58 pm by

Jeremy Clarkson Offered a New Job, but It’s in Russia

Jeremy Clarkson has been offered a new job just a day after being fired by the BBC, there is just one hitch: it’s in Russia. The Russian Armed Forces Broadcasting ...

March 26, 2015 at 10:30 pm by

Russia Wants to Build Supersonic Transport Plane

It is usually North Korea that is in the headlines when we hear some ridiculous news, like flying to the sun and back in one night. This time it is Russia that is trying to ...

March 23, 2015 at 12:28 pm by

Apple Ends Sale of Products in Crimea

Following the announcement that they would be terminating developer programmes in the region, Apple has now announced that it will cease the sale of its products in Crimea ...

January 24, 2015 at 3:58 am by

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