More reasons to skip the gym today. Vogue Russia A lot of women like the skinny dude look, but Adam Levine took it too far when he cut himself in half! Not only does Photoshop create unrealistic standards of beauty that none of us can ever hope to meet (not even the models themselves) it also creates nightmare images you will never be able to forget. Show More Summary
Driving is hard. So is parking. Yesterday, Bravo/Y&R reminded us not to get behind the wheel while blazed out of our minds by way of some totally rad rolling papers–and today the company’s Russian office found a way to make the process...Show More Summary
Today’s AM LBMA Gold Price was USD 1,211.00, EUR 1,083.45 and GBP 772.96 per ounce.Yesterday’s AM LBMA Gold Price was USD 1,209.60, EUR 1,084.36 and GBP 772.60 per ounce. Gold fell $3.78 to close at $1,205.82 an ounce on yesterday, and silver remained unchanged at $17.12 an ounce. Show More Summary
In exactly a month, Ukraine will owe Russia a $75 million debt coupon payment. Finance Minister Anton Siluanov told reporters in Moscow today that "if they miss the payment, we will use our right to go to court." Then it got serious,...Show More Summary
LG confirmed today that it will begin selling its new flagship G4 Android phone across the globe this week. The device will first become available in Hong Kong, followed by Turkey, Russia and Singapore. The leather-backed G4 will also...Show More Summary
NATO foreign ministers have agreed on steps to combat hybrid warfare –- the type Russia has used against Ukraine — NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told reporters today in Antalya, Turkey. Speaking at a news conference at the end of […]
LG today said it will begin the global rollout of the G4 smartphone this week. The first countries to see the G4 include Turkey, Russia and Singapore. They will be followed by most of Europe, North America, Southeast Asia, Middle East/Africa, and South/Central America. Show More Summary
Today’s daily freebie comes from designer Sergey of Russia. Like donuts are to Homer Simpson, icons are to designers, so Sergey has been awesome enough to provide us with some....
``Russian Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak spoke with Greek PM Alexis Tsipras today, proposed that Greece become 6th member of New Development Bank set up by Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa, a Greek govt official says in e-mail to reporters... Tsipras was pleasantly surprised by proposal.''
Secretary of State John Kerry went to Sochi today to meet with Vladimir Putin for the first time in two years. According to Kerry's Twitter feed, they had "frank discussions." Sergei Lavrov, basically the John Kerry of Russia, said that the meetings went "wonderfully." One reporter on Russian state television said,... More »
Today, for the first time in 2 years, after visiting Saudi Arabia last week, John Kerry met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the highest-level U.S. visit in two years, and certainly since the start of the Ukraine presidential coup which has since devolved into a civil war. Show More Summary
It’s not exactly an auspicious time for a diplomatic breakthrough as John Kerry arrives in Russia today for talks on Syria and Ukraine with Vladimir Putin—the highest-level U.S. visit to the country in two years. In Ukraine, a ceasefire...Show More Summary
A parade through Moscow’s Red Square today to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany showed both Russia’s military might and its increasing isolation from the West.
Some 200 military ground vehicles, 140 aircraft and 16,500 troops participated in the 70th anniversary of Victory Day parade held in Moscow’s Red Square today. Highlights included Russia’s new “Armata” family of armor and China’s President Xi Jinping standing alongside Putin for the whole affair. Read more...
The remnants of the Russian cargo spacecraft Progress M-27M that started plummeting back to Earth last week hit home earlier today. According to a report by the BBC, Russia’s space agency Roscosmos announced that "the Progress M-27M spacecraft ceased to exist at 05.04 Moscow time (02:04 GMT) on 8 May 2015. Show More Summary
Russia finally got to show off its fancy new T-14 tanks in a Victory Day Parade rehearsal earlier today. And it went great until one of the supposed super tanks came to a direct halt right in front of Lenin’s grave—which was totally intentional and definitely not a sign of anything breaking down. Russia promises. Read more...
Moscow, Russia based photographer Andrey Yakovlev's series called "Red Haired" is a fashion shoot that perfectly captures the unique, fiery beauty of red-headed women. Shot in today's favored minimalist style, the colors of the clothing against the same color background make for a striking, near monochrome vision. Show More Summary
Check out this new video of Russian Special Forces training underwater in Crimea posted by the state funded news agency Russia Today. It looks like they’re using an underwater SPP-1 pistol and APS underwater rifle. The SPP-1 pistol has a max of range of just 56 feet at a depth of just 16 feet. Show More Summary
Russia will renew the production of its Tu-160 (Blackjack) supersonic strategic bomber and missile carrier, Russian Defense Minister Gen. Sergei Shoigu said Wednesday."Today it is already necessary to solve the task of not only maintaining...Show More Summary
The contestants were whittled down from 24 to 12 today and none of the five Americans made the cut. A Hong Kong/UK candidate and a Canadian are all that remain from the English-speaking world. The last 12 are: Andrey Rubtsov (Russia) Anna Rakitina (Russia) David Niemann (Germany) Earl Lee (Canada) Elim Chan (HK/UK, winner of […]