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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.

Russian refugees read powerful testimonials of gay men who escaped Chechnya

Russian refugees read powerful testimonials of gay men who escaped Chechnya The testimonials of gay and bisexual men recently targeted, detained, and tortured in Chechnya are nothing short of harrowing.-based advocacy organization Human Rights First, gay men from Russia read personal accounts of abduction and violence from survivors of torture in Chechnya.

Someone Turned the Lights On in Pripyat, 31 Years After Chernobyl

Someone Turned the Lights On in Pripyat, 31 Years After Chernobyl Because of the contamination, officially you can’t live there, although 200 or so defiant oldster locals still do.Just before the anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, which occurred exactly 31 years ago today, a group of enthusiasts from Poland took their own unguided tour through the streets of Pripyat, with a singular purpose in mind.

Here's why these mushrooms glow in the dark

Here's why these mushrooms glow in the dark In a new study, scientists say they can finally explain what makes bioluminescent mushrooms glow.They describe a process of "enzyme promiscuity" that leads to changes in the intensity and colors of mushrooms' light emissions.

Daily News April 28-2017

Daily News April 28-2017 Paul authorities discovered 80 pounds of marijuana hidden in the spare-tire wells of two Fusions staged for delivery in a railway vehicle holding lot.Later, Dilworth, Minnesota, police recovered an additional 217 pounds of wacky tobaccy in seven more Ford Fusions after rail employees discovered the drugs during a routine inspection.

Russian flags rained down in a confetti-style protest during Trump's rally

Russian flags rained down in a confetti-style protest during Trump's rally The Trump campaign and administration officials have had a lot of unexplained contact with Russian officials, much of which is currently under investigation.A former campaign manager allegedly laundered money for a Ukrainian political party with ties to the Russian government.

Leeches are making a slimy comeback in modern medicine

Leeches are making a slimy comeback in modern medicine If you're in Russia, those little charges might include half a dozen slimy, slithering leeches.As Russia's economy tanks — due to a mix of low oil prices, sanctions, and military spending — the country's state-run medical system has also suffered.

Russian Man Facing Prison For Making Pokémon Go Video Inside A Church

Russian Man Facing Prison For Making Pokémon Go Video Inside A Church A Russian man might be spending years in prison after his trial wrapped up last week, after being arrested in 2016 for making a video about Pokémon Go while inside a church, a violation of the country’s laws against “inciting religious hatred”.Last year, Ruslan Sokolovsky made a video inside the famous Church of All Saints in Yekaterinburg, in which the atheist made some jokes about not being able to catch Jesus.

Playing 'Pokémon Go' in a Russian church might land this guy in prison

Playing 'Pokémon Go' in a Russian church might land this guy in prison In Russia, playing Pokémon Go inside a church is apparently worthy of jail time.A 22-year-old Russian blogger was detained in September after publishing a video he took of himself playing Pokémon Go inside the Church of All Saints in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

German intel chief looks to 'wipe out' Russian servers used in cyber attacks

German intel chief looks to 'wipe out' Russian servers used in cyber attacks The head of the German equivalent of the FBI said he'd like the legal authority to "wipe out" servers the Russian government allegedly used to deploy cyber attacks again Germany.Russian hackers grabbed a big chunk of data on the Bundestag — Germany's parliament — in an attack that happened two years ago this month.

New Ransomware Attack Used Leaked NSA Exploits to Hit NHS

New Ransomware Attack Used Leaked NSA Exploits to Hit NHS Organizations across the world have been hit by another wave of ransomware, with targets mostly concentrated in Europe and Asia.The nefarious software now spreading across the globe is known as WanaCrypt0r 2.