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Pussy Riot Meets Hillary Clinton

Pussy Riot Meets Hillary Clinton

By Mike Fossum April 4, 2014

While Pussy Riot members Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova were attending the Women In The World Summit at the Lincoln Center in New York Friday, a Moscow court cleared the two of their inciting religious hatred charges stemming from one …

Usain Bolt Says He's Not Invincible Usain Bolt Says He's Not Invincible
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Usain Bolt is said to be the fastest man alive. The Jamaican sprinter will tell you that he’s fast, but he doesn’t want it going to his head. Bolt is currently training for the World Championships in Athletics in Moscow …

Next Angry Birds Update is Russian-Themed Next Angry Birds Update is Russian-Themed
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Though the Angry Birds brand has embraced new seasons, movie tie-ins, and even Star Wars, all of the game series’ success can be traced back to the original Angry Birds game. Released in 2009, the game dominated Apple’s App Store …

Moscow Attack Foiled, Two Suspects Killed Moscow Attack Foiled, Two Suspects Killed

A terrorist attack in Moscow was foiled after Russian security forces engaged in a firefight with the alleged militants. Sky News reports that two terror suspects were killed and a third captured after a shootout that took place in the …

85-Foot Trapeze Fall Becomes Viral Video 85-Foot Trapeze Fall Becomes Viral Video

A video from the Associated Press featuring a circus acrobat surviving an 85-foot fall is gaining viral steam, as more and more blogs are showing it. The fall apparently happened last month at a circus in Moscow. He hit the …

Mark Zuckerberg Travels to Russia, Meets Medvedev Mark Zuckerberg Travels to Russia, Meets Medvedev

Facebook is the biggest social network in the world, as it dominates the market in a majority of social-media active countries across the globe. Russia is not one of those countries. In an effort to boost Facebook’s presence in this …

Russian Court Upholds Ban on Scientology Books Russian Court Upholds Ban on Scientology Books
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A Moscow regional court has upheld a lower court decision to ban books regarding Scientology, after it was declared to be extremist literature. The ruling confirms that the publication and distribution of books written from Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard …

Russian Cities Gets Google Street View Russian Cities Gets Google Street View
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Здравствуйте, Google Street View! Yesterday Google announced the addition of two Russian cities, St. Petersburg and Moscow, to the Street View experience via their Lat Long Blog. As vast as Russia is, it’s my hope that Street View will continue …

Moscow’s Saint Basil’s Cathedral Gets Google Doodled Moscow’s Saint Basil’s Cathedral Gets Google Doodled
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It has many names – Cathedral of the Protecting Veil of the Mother of God, Cathedral of St. Vasily the Blessed, and of course St. Basil’s Cathedral to most English speakers. But whatever you call it, the beautiful Russian church …