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Date: 30 Sep 2016
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SOUTH AFRICA

Petersburg design studio develops transparent city bus for FIFA World Cup
Petersburg design studio develops transparent city bus for FIFA World Cup

A St Petersburg design studio, Petersburg Studio Oneione, has designed a transparent plastic bus that will offer visitors unparalleled viewing of the city during the FIFA World Cup in 2018...

19 Aug 2016

RUSSIA

Russia's internet censorship grew nine-fold in 2015: rights group
Russia's internet censorship grew nine-fold in 2015: rights group

MOSCOW - Internet censorship in Russia soared last year as the government stepped up efforts to filter content online, a report by a rights group said...

17 Feb 2016

RUSSIA

Russian blogger jailed for five years for pro-Ukraine posts
Russian blogger jailed for five years for pro-Ukraine posts

MOSCOW - A Russian court has sentenced a blogger to five years in a Siberian penal colony for "inciting hatred and extremism" by posting videos online criticising pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine, in a verdict condemned by rights activists.

31 Dec 2015

RUSSIA

Russian social network VK launches photo sharing app
Russian social network VK launches photo sharing app

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Russia's most popular social network VK has launched a photo-sharing mobile application to rival Facebook's popular Instagram service...

21 Jul 2015

UNITED STATES

Michael O’Rourke, NYF’s President with Yeoju City mayor, Won Kyeong-hei at the event’s signing ceremony.
New York Festivals to celebrate in Asia

New York Festival's (NYF) 2015 award-winners will be celebrated in South Korea in Yeoju, where a creative showcase will feature trophy-winning work at New York Festivals Asia...

29 Apr 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Kom Clarkson, ve vant you in sunny Russia...
Kom Clarkson, ve vant you in sunny Russia...

NEWSWATCH: Sacked Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has been invited to Russia to present a motoring show there, and Piers Morgan (who has also had a Clarkson klap) has some advice for the motor mouthpiece...

27 Mar 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation
Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

RUSSIA

Russia to close independent Siberian TV channel
Russia to close independent Siberian TV channel

TOMSK, RUSSIA: An independent TV station based in Siberia will go off air on January 1st on the orders of Russian authorities following months of pressure, its editor in chief said on Monday...

30 Dec 2014

RUSSIA

RUSADA dismisses German TV doping claims as 'speculation'
RUSADA dismisses German TV doping claims as 'speculation'

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Russia's anti-doping agency RUSADA says that they would wait for official censure from the World Anti-Doping Agency before investigating accusations made in a German television documentary...

5 Dec 2014

RUSSIA

New beer advertising laws for Russia
New beer advertising laws for Russia

NEW YORK, USA: The Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA) announced that Russia recently enacted new legislation that greatly expands the ability of marketers to advertise beer in Russia.

3 Oct 2014

RUSSIA

Hackers tweeted Medvedev's resignation
Hackers tweeted Medvedev's resignation

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Hackers broke into Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's Twitter account and tweeted that he had resigned for criticising President Vladimir Putin.

15 Aug 2014

RUSSIA

Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors' Showcase heads to Moscow's Strelka Institute
Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors' Showcase heads to Moscow's Strelka Institute

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: On 21 August Saatchi & Saatchi Russia will host a screening of the New Directors' Showcase (NDS) at the Strelka Institute in Moscow.

12 Aug 2014

FRANCE

Twenty airlines offer Euronews to their passengers
Twenty airlines offer Euronews to their passengers

LYON, FRANCE: Euronews takes flight: 575 planes and a potential annual audience of 80 million passengers.

6 Aug 2014

RUSSIA

Russian bloggers take revenge over tough new law
Russian bloggers take revenge over tough new law

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Russian bloggers took revenge on Friday for a controversial new law imposing tough rules on online expression by inundating Moscow's communications watchdog with phony registration requests.

4 Aug 2014

RUSSIA

US star Duchovny sparks controversy with patriotic Russian ad
US star Duchovny sparks controversy with patriotic Russian ad

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: US actor David Duchovny has stirred up a storm of debate in Russia by appearing in an ultra-patriotic beer ad in which he fantasises about being Russian. (Video)

29 Jul 2014

RUSSIA

Hacking accused could die in US prison
Hacking accused could die in US prison

MOSCOW: RUSSIA: The father of a Russian man detained by the US on hacking charges warned on that his son would die without medical help, in yet another spat between Moscow and Washington.

14 Jul 2014

RUSSIA

Comrade... Good news... 'McDonald's out, "McMolotov" is in...'
Comrade... Good news... 'McDonald's out, "McMolotov" is in...'

SEVASTOPOL, CRIMEA: A Russian burger chain is replacing McDonald's in Crimea.

7 Jul 2014

RUSSIA

Oliver Stone gets rights to Snowden movie
Oliver Stone gets rights to Snowden movie

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Hollywood director Oliver Stone has acquired movie rights to a political thriller penned by US whistle-blower Edward Snowden's Russian lawyer, who said he became fascinated by the fugitive's "moral choice."

12 Jun 2014

RUSSIA

Russian rocket falls back to Earth with super satellite
Russian rocket falls back to Earth with super satellite

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: A Russian rocket carrying its most advanced communication satellite to date fell back to Earth minutes after lift-off in the latest blow to the country's once-proud space industry.

19 May 2014

RUSSIA

'Comrade, take this tablet...' Russian officials dump iPads over spy fears
'Comrade, take this tablet...' Russian officials dump iPads over spy fears

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Russian government officials have swapped their iPads for Samsung tablets to ensure tighter security, the telecoms minister told news agencies on Wednesday.

27 Mar 2014

RUSSIA

Russia blocks top opposition news sites
Russia blocks top opposition news sites

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Russia has blocked three major opposition news websites as well as the popular blog of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, the latest in a media crackdown that comes amid Moscow's standoff with the West over Ukraine.

18 Mar 2014

RUSSIA

Kaspersky Lab: How Turla and 'worst breach of US military computers in history' are connected
Kaspersky Lab: How Turla and 'worst breach of US military computers in history' are connected

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Experts from G-Data and BAE Systems recently released information about a persistent cyber espionage operation codenamed Turla (also referred to as Snake or Uroburos).

14 Mar 2014

RUSSIA

Russian actor quits PR job at cellphone giant after call to jail gays
Russian actor quits PR job at cellphone giant after call to jail gays

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: A Russian television star and former priest said on Tuesday he had quit as creative director of a leading cell phone retailer after urging President Vladimir Putin to jail gays.

17 Jan 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Second worst year for journalists in jail: Watchdog
Second worst year for journalists in jail: Watchdog

NEW YORK CITY, US: The number of journalists killed and imprisoned fell in 2013 but it was still the second worst year on record for reporters in prison, a US-based watchdog said yesterday.

19 Dec 2013

RUSSIA

First Russian smartphone launched in Moscow
First Russian smartphone launched in Moscow

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Russia's first domestically designed smartphone, the YotaPhone, was unveiled in Moscow and features an always-on second screen to differentiate it from the plethora of competitors.

5 Dec 2013

RUSSIA

'Anti gay' law furore Western media invention: Mutko
'Anti gay' law furore Western media invention: Mutko

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Russia's Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has accused western media of overplaying the anti-gay issue that has plagued the World Athletics Championships in Moscow.

19 Aug 2013

RUSSIA

Snowden's father ignores advice, contacts son
Snowden's father ignores advice, contacts son

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: The Russian lawyer for Edward Snowden revealed on Thursday (15 August) that the father of the US intelligence whistle-blower had for the first time contacted his son via the Internet in defiance of legal advice.

16 Aug 2013

RUSSIA

Russia visit of Snowden's father to be kept under wraps: report
Russia visit of Snowden's father to be kept under wraps: report

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: The planned visit to Russia of the father of US intelligence whistle-blower Edward Snowden is to be kept strictly secret, with details of their meeting to be made public only after it has happened, a report said on Wednesday, 14 August.

14 Aug 2013

RUSSIA

Russia's Yandex founder dies
Russia's Yandex founder dies

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Tributes poured in on Monday (29 July) for the co-founder of the Russian search engine Yandex, Ilya Segalovich, who died over the weekend from cancer. He was 48.

30 Jul 2013

RUSSIA

Larry King moves to Kremlin-funded TV channel

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Veteran US talk show host Larry King has announced that he is joining Russia Today, a Kremlin-funded English-language TV station that primarily broadcasts Moscow's views on world affairs.

30 May 2013

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