(MOSCOW) — President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said the U.S. navy’s capability in the Arctic is a key reason for Russia to beef up its presence in the region. Putin said he doesn’t envision a conflict between Russia and the United States, but his blunt remarks reflect a wariness of U.S. Show More Summary
Oh Sir Elton. We are a little concerned about this latest project of yours. It sure sounds noble: doing a concert in Russia to show support for the beleaguered/dying LGBT community. Yes, something needs to be done. And yes, you are a prominent figure who can draw attention to the plight. But also, we do […]
Full Issue Mobile-Review.com Podcast 254 December 3 ( 1:00 19 minutes, 72 MB, Mr3 )About education. Dissenting opinion with Eldar Murtazin ( 34 minutes, 31 MB, mp3 )Stuff. American misadventures iPad in Russia ( 22 minutes, 20 MB mp3 )Reviews of new products. Show More Summary
We have already mentioned in the news about physical activity tracker Shine, which are sold in Russia at Yota. Now it is available free app Shine tracker to synchronize with devices on the platform of Android, the output of which waited until early 2014. Show More Summary
Company J'son & Partners Consulting presented the results of market research, e-books in Russia and in the world in the 1st half of 2013, where it is noted that the Russian market of electronic books by the end of 2012 stood at 254.4...Show More Summary
Due to restrictions against same-sex couples, Italy is the only country in the world that can adopt children from Russia. The post Italy Is The Only Country In The World That Russia Will Allow To Adopt Russian Children appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The shale revolution has changed the North American energy landscape dramatically over the past five years, enabling the US to grow its annual crude-oil output for the first time in decades and overtake Russia as the world's leading producer of natural gas. Show More Summary
There are so many Russians in London that they are able to pack the Royal Albert Hall for the launch of their own season. Bentleys lined South Kensington for last… Continue reading The post Russia’s take over of London is complete appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
President Viktor Yanukovich turned down an EU trade agreement, under pressure from Moscow, to do a deal with Russia instead. Over the past several days, hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians have protested the decision. Frum warns against...Show More Summary
1. Kelefa Sanneh in The New Yorker on blockbuster effects in cultural markets. 2. Planet Money follows a T-shirt around the world. And Slate staff picks favorite books for 2013. 3. Yakov Smirnoff tells jokes about Russia (video). And further analysis of Ukraine. 4. Will China be the first country to legalize drone deliveries? 5. […]
Well this looks fun! There are few things Russia and America can agree more on than the Middle East. Agreed? But just how much common ground is there? Well the folks over at the Johns Hopkins Advanced School of International Studies are gunna hash it out this Thursday December 5th with help from new, DC-based, Mid-East news site Al-Monitor. Show More Summary
Before its selection to host the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, which start in February, Sochi was unknown to most people outside of Russia. That anonymity led photographer Rob Hornstra and writer Arnold van Bruggen to embark on a five-year project to investigate the city on the Black Sea. Show More Summary
Yesterday we reported on the collaboration between Athlete Ally, AllOut, and American Apparel on a new 'Principle 6' line of protest merchandise meant to draw attention to the plight of LGBT people during the Sochi Games in Russia. The apparel,...
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Russia's top crude producer Rosneft is to sell up to 1.8 million tonnes of ultra low-sulphur diesel to BP. ||| Moscow - Russia's top crude producer Rosneft is to sell up to 1.8 million tonnes of ultra low-sulphur diesel to BP from the Baltic Sea port of Primorsk for up to $1.9 billion, it said on Tuesday. Show More Summary
First SeaWorld, now Sochi 2014. See what you can do to prevent the use of captive orcas for profit at the Winter Olympics. Read More The post Russia Using Captive Orcas at Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics appeared first on Ecorazzi.
Coca-Cola is among 10 major Olympic sponsors that are being targeted by gay rights activists. Nevertheless, the Atlanta-based sugar-water empire will remain a key part of the 2014 winter games in Sochi, Russia.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Elton John's much-discussed concert in Moscow is this Friday but the show may not be allowed to go on. According to reports in the Russian media, Sir Elton's mini-tour of Russia is "on the verge of collapse" because of his stated intention to use it as a platform to express his solidarity with Russia's gay community. Show More Summary
Oh sweetest, dearest Mother Russia! How well you've nurtured the ridiculous mansions of your most indulgent citizens—be they those with affinities for historic "Gothic Halls," "food elevators," or cloying Christmas decor. Still,...
Ethnobeat, a percussion group from Irkusk, Russia, found that the ice on frozen-over Lake Baikal can make beautiful music. Of course, they did so in -4 degrees Fahrenheit (-20 Celsius). [via Snow Addiction]