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Thursday, February 25, 2021



Russian supermodel Vodianova is new UN goodwill ambassador

February 25, 2021 10:16 am

Natalia Vodianova will be a campaigner for the UN Population Fund, which now calls itself the UN's sexual and reproductive health agency, known as UNFPA.

Biden chief of staff says hack response will go beyond 'just sanctions'

December 21, 2020 12:44 am

Options being mulled by the Biden administration to punish Moscow over its alleged role include financial penalties and retaliatory hacks on Russian infrastructure, people familiar with the matter have told Reuters.

Turkey begins receiving Russian missiles in challenge to US and NATO

July 13, 2019 4:05 pm

The first parts of the S-400 air defence system were flown to the Murted military air base northwest of Ankara, the Turkish Defence Ministry said, sealing Turkey's deal with Russia.

Russian company's offer of extra payments for women who wear a skirt or a dress to work has sparked a backlash

June 03, 2019 1:41 pm

The "femininity marathon" would allow women to feel more feminine, and would brighten up the office for the - mainly male - staff, the company told news website T Jurnal. Russians took to social media to express their outrage.

WATCH VIDEO: Russian journalist Babchenko used pig's blood, make-up to fake his own death

June 01, 2018 3:33 pm

Babchenko said that he was approached by Ukrainian agents about a month ago who told him that Russian security services had put out an order for his slaying.

Russian gets twelve years in US prison for role in hacking scheme

February 15, 2018 6:24 pm

The scheme ultimately caused banks and credit card companies to suffer hundreds of millions in losses, including more than $300 million reported by three companies alone, prosecutors said.

Russian Sound Artist in Chandigarh: ‘Effort is to explore how sound can be main tool in performance’

January 08, 2018 8:48 am

"I feel visual culture is excessive; we are constantly watching all the time and my work continuously explores the different ways with which the audience can perceive work," says the artist.

Four Syria-bound Russian missiles crashed in Iran: US official

October 09, 2015 1:29 am

The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the missiles landed in Iran yesterday, but did not provide details about where they might have landed or whether they caused any damage.

Protesters storm governors’ offices in three Ukraine cities

January 24, 2014 7:19 am

At least two protesters died Wednesday of gunshot wounds, a grim escalation that also galvanized anger in western Ukraine.

Photo-op goof-up

November 12, 2013 3:50 am

Unlike major multilateral events where a leader’s position is defined,it was a free-for-all situation on Monday.