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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

Watch: Vladmir Putin Gets Bored Over Quad Bike Riding Robot

Watching the video bellow, you might find yourself actually agreeing with Vladimir Putin for once. He’s far from excited – and so will you be when you see this ...

January 21, 2015 at 10:58 am by

Russia to Create a ‘Noah’s Ark’ Database Containing DNA From Every Animal in the World

Russia has awarded a huge national grant to Moscow State University to facilitate the creation of a ‘Noah’s Ark’ containing DNA from every living creature on the Earth, ...

December 30, 2014 at 9:58 pm by

Russian Apple Online Store Reopens

Bloomberg says that Apple has reopened its online store in Russia after those insane fluctuation in the country’s currency. The store now lists products at prices 35% ...

December 25, 2014 at 4:58 am by

Russian Apple Online Store Closed Over Ruble Fluctuations

A certain number of economic sanctions have been placed on Russia in the past year following its decision to annex Crimea. This has of course led to a number of issues with ...

December 18, 2014 at 12:01 am by

Russian Government Officials Say No To Internet Tax

First it was Hungary that proposed the internet tax, that as we recall didn’t end all too well well. Now the next East-European country tried the same, an internet tax ...

December 5, 2014 at 12:58 pm by

JPMorgan Customers Target in Huge Phishing Campaign

JPMorgan, the No. 1 U.S. bank by assets, has confirmed that spammers have launched a phishing campaign targeting its customers. The spam-campaign is dubbed Smash and Grab and ...

August 22, 2014 at 12:59 pm by

Snowden Granted a 3 Year Residence Permit in Russia

Looks like legendary whistle blower Edward Snowden will be kicking it Russian style for a good while longer, as his lawyer reveals that he has just received a residence permit ...

August 8, 2014 at 11:20 am by

International Class Action Privacy Suit Targets Facebook

Activist and law student, Max Schrems, has launched an international class action suit against Facebook Ireland for not being in accordance with European data protection law. ...

August 2, 2014 at 5:11 pm by


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