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Medvedev, quite literally, comes up short

Poor, wonderful Dmitry Medvedev. The man tries to bring his country into the modern era by enlisting some of Silicon Valley’s finest minds, and what does the press write about? His midget shoes. At just under 5’4″, Medvedev is the … Continue reading

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Subway blast in Moscow kills 38, wounds over 100

Moscow is in chaos this morning after two female suicide bombers set off explosions in the Moscow metro at rush hour. One blast went off at the Lubyanka station, which is right under the FSB headquarters. So far, 35 are … Continue reading

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Rhetorical question much? Russia's NATO envoy offers $1 million to anyone who will prove him wrong, bro

Russia’s fire-mouthed envoy to NATO has offered, via his increasingly insane Twitter feed, $1 million dollars to anyone “who will prove that NATO is not pursuing military planning against Russia.” Hilariously, RIA Novosti, one of the state news wires, ran … Continue reading

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Nothing says 'Happy Friday!' like a two-legged dog

Today, I bring to you this, a Russian news report about an Israeli who adopts a dog with only two legs. Cringe factor is extraordinarily high, and you’ll also notice a strong redemption trope.

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The only journalism school still worth going to

News Media, a Russian media company which owns such tabloids as “Your Day” and “Heat,” has decided to start its own (yellow) journalism school. For $800, students will learn how to write for tabloids and can even land an internship … Continue reading

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