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Definitely-not-Russian hackers just so happen to slam Trump after he bombs a Russian ally

Definitely-not-Russian hackers just so happen to slam Trump after he bombs a Russian ally Here's what they said on Saturday, shortly after Donald Trump bombed Syria, a Russian ally.They continued (sic everywhere, obviously):  "TheShadowBrokers voted for you.

People are quitting LiveJournal in droves after Russian owners ban political, LGBTQ talk

People are quitting LiveJournal in droves after Russian owners ban political, LGBTQ talk Venerable blog platform LiveJournal is now saying goodbye to some of its biggest users, after announcing it's taking steps to comply with Russian law.The platform, which moved its servers to Russia in December last year, updated its terms of service last week, Gizmodo reports.

The Soviets Made A Real Doomsday Device In The '80s And The Russians Still Have It Today

The Soviets Made A Real Doomsday Device In The '80s And The Russians Still Have It Today Just for fun, or, really, whatever the diametric opposite of ‘fun’ is, let’s go over what such a doomsday device is designed to do.The reason the Soviets decided to build the Dead Hand system at all had to do with advancements in American missile technology in the 1980s.

Daily News April 11-2017

Daily News April 11-2017 cruise missile strikes on a Syrian air base, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday, describing it as a one-off response to Syria's use of banned chemical weapons.In addition the Secretary of State Rex Tillerson joined ABC's George Stephanopoulos to discuss the evolving U.

Airbnb simplifies its relationship with Russia

Airbnb simplifies its relationship with Russia Like the rest of us, Airbnb is trying to simplify its relationship with Russia.The home-rental platform closed its Russian subsidiary and will instead run its Russian business out of Berlin.

Soviet propaganda posters warned citizens of the evils of alcohol

Soviet propaganda posters warned citizens of the evils of alcohol From the 1960s through the 1980s, artists throughout the Soviet Union designed propaganda posters to warn the public of the dangers of excessive alcohol consumption.With striking, colorful graphics and stark metaphors, the posters cast alcoholism as a snake choking the life from vivacious young men, a bottle as a prison, and more.

Russia adds gun slinging to its humanoid space robot's list of helpful skills

Russia adds gun slinging to its humanoid space robot's list of helpful skills Just in time for the rise in global military tensions, Russian officials have released video that's sure to calm fears all around: a death dealing humanoid robot that shoots handguns.Posted to Twitter on Friday by Russia's deputy Prime Minister, Dmitry Rogozin, the video shows the country's space robot FEDOR (Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research) accurately shooting twin pistols in a scene chillingly similar to images from The Terminator.

Of course Russian hackers were behind #SyriaHoax

Of course Russian hackers were behind #SyriaHoax Surprise, surprise, now we know Russian social media posts fueled that conspiracy, according to ABC.Al-Masdar News published a story about supposed problems in the evidence that Assad's government was the group behind the chemical attack, even though the governments of many nations have little doubt about the perpetrator.

The HTC One X10 has arrived in Russia, and will sell for $355

The HTC One X10 has arrived in Russia, and will sell for $355 Why it matters to you Midrange handsets are all the rage in global markets, and Russia is getting the latest iteration in the form of the HTC One X10.We can finally put all those rumors to rest — the HTC One X10 is no longer just the stuff of speculation.

That Video of a Failed Missile Launch Isn't From North Korea

That Video of a Failed Missile Launch Isn't From North Korea Have you seen this video of North Korea’s failed missile launch?But it’s not from North Korea.

Russia Swears Its Gun-Shooting Bipedal Robot Is Not a Terminator

Russia Swears Its Gun-Shooting Bipedal Robot Is Not a Terminator Other tasks the bot has already mastered include using various power tools, driving a car, and giving fist bumps.In a demo video posted to YouTube, it also looks like FEDOR can act as an “Avatar” robot and remotely mimic a user’s actions.

Robot Trained to Shoot Guns is "Not a Terminator," Insists Russia

Robot Trained to Shoot Guns is "Not a Terminator," Insists Russia Footage (to the right) of Russia's FEDOR (Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research) robot firing handguns at a target board has sparked concerns that the country is building some sort of Terminator army, but deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin insists that this isn't the case.It's a highlyintelligent machine with very advanced motor skills - It knows how to use keys and a variety of tools, screw in light bulbs and even drive a car.

Russian woman steals YouTube's heart after mastering the green screen

Russian woman steals YouTube's heart after mastering the green screen Tatiana Subbotina, a 62-year-old living in Saint Petersburg, Russia is slowly becoming a YouTube sensation thanks to her hilarious (and slightly ridiculous) green screen videos.According to BuzzFeed, Subbotina started making videos of herself while living in Thailand in 2013.