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China starts blocking mentions of Putin online, in case you say anything nasty about him

China starts blocking mentions of Putin online, in case you say anything nasty about him The Financial Times reports that the ban on mentions of Putin's name started over the weekend, when Chinese president Xi Jinping met other members of the G20, including Putin, and U.Their followers wouldn't be able to comment on posts they made, if they mentioned Putin in the text.

The internet had a field day with Trump's defense of his 'high quality' son

The internet had a field day with Trump's defense of his 'high quality' son By now, you've probably seen the damning email chain between Donald Trump Jr.and music publicist Rob Goldstone regarding Russia's attempt to harm the Clinton campaign.

Donald Trump Jr.'s emails just sparked the most frustrating grammar debate

Donald Trump Jr.'s emails just sparked the most frustrating grammar debate When it comes to inspiring controversies this week, Donald Trump Jr.First there were the emails stating that junior would "love" to meet with a Russian government lawyer about incriminating Hillary Clinton info.

'Time' just released a jaw-dropping cover about Donald Trump Jr.'s emails

'Time' just released a jaw-dropping cover about Donald Trump Jr.'s emails Congrats, Donald Trump Jr.— you've got yourself a Time Magazine cover, just like dad!

Uber waves the white flag in Russia, will combine business with Yandex

Uber waves the white flag in Russia, will combine business with Yandex Like the rest of us, Uber doesn't want to spend too much more time thinking about Russia.The ride-hailing giant is combining its business with Russia's Yandex to form a new company in eastern Europe valued at $3.

Russian media are worried about fidget spinners undermining the state

Russian media are worried about fidget spinners undermining the state While they might be bafflingly popular and useless, the humble fidget spinner is supposedly a tool undermining the Russian state.Alexey Kazakov, a host at state-run channel Rossiya 24, said in a June 19 report the mildly addictive device "makes a person impressionable for manipulation," as per a translation by Newsweek.

Shep Smith gets so riled up by Donald Trump Jr. revelation he basically word vomits

Shep Smith gets so riled up by Donald Trump Jr. revelation he basically word vomits This Donald Trump Jr.story is one that just won't quit, and Shep Smith continued to prove himself as Fox News' voice of reason today when he got wind of an eighth confirmed participant in Trump Jr.

Twitter is trolling the cast of Trump Jr.'s ever-growing clown car meeting

Twitter is trolling the cast of Trump Jr.'s ever-growing clown car meeting The world is slowly piecing together more and more of the puzzle that is Donald Trump Jr.In addition to those two, CNN reported the meeting included Trump Jr.

Nuclear Winter is a Greater Threat Than You Think

Nuclear Winter is a Greater Threat Than You Think ” During the cold war, estimates suggested that it would take many, many weapons close to the same time to muck with the planet.But as we update our models, we now understand that nuclear winter, like most things, is a little more complicated (and worse) than we thought.

An internet prankster is trolling Donald Trump with literal Russian ties

An internet prankster is trolling Donald Trump with literal Russian ties With all of the talk (and tweets) about Russian ties to the 2016 Donald Trump campaign, it was only a matter of time before someone turned the allegations into a internet prank aimed at the man in the Oval Office.The man behind popular Trump parody Twitter account @MatureTrumpTwts, known simply as "Barry," is now trolling Donald Trump with real Russian ties.

Russian Satellite Could Soon Be the Brightest 'Star' in the Night Sky

Russian Satellite Could Soon Be the Brightest 'Star' in the Night Sky That could change in the coming days, as a team of Russian engineers and students from the Moscow State Mechanical Engineering University (MAMI) deploy the Mayak satellite.The satellite itself is a standard cubesat around the size of a loaf of bread, but it’s going to deploy a solar reflector that could make it one of the brightest objects in the sky.

Swarm of locusts invading Russia looks like the end of the world

Swarm of locusts invading Russia looks like the end of the world The year 2016 was pretty bad, but hey, it's 2017 now and we have a swarm of locusts invading the Earth.The clip at the top of this post was filmed in the East Kazakhstan region on Wednesday, and shows a vehicle driving into a swarm of countless locusts.

Stephen Colbert visits Russian hotels in hopes of finding Trump's 'Pee Pee Tape'

Stephen Colbert visits Russian hotels in hopes of finding Trump's 'Pee Pee Tape' It's Russia week on the Late Show, and last night Stephen Colbert performed the kind of investigative journalism that no brave souls before him have dared to attempt.A determined Colbert traveled all the way to Moscow to check out the presidential suite of the Ritz-Carlton.

Rick Perry was pranked (twice) by a pair of Russian jokesters and we're all doomed

Rick Perry was pranked (twice) by a pair of Russian jokesters and we're all doomed What follows is an account of something that can, honestly, happen to anyone: getting prank called.To repeat: a member of Trump's cabinet was pranked hard (twice, as it turns out) by a pair of Russians.