Iris Larisa

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The day Putin cried

<b>As Russia prepares to elect Vladimir Putin for a fourth term as president on 18 March, the BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse looks back at a revealing event that took place at the start of his Kremlin career - when he was Russia's acting president, running in his first presidential election.</b><p>Russians rarely …

Lawyer for Russian Whistleblower’s Family Falls Out of Window

Injured Nikolai Gorokhov was due in court to discuss the death of Sergei Magnitsky<p>MOSCOW—A lawyer representing the family of dead Russian whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky was in intensive care after a fall from a four-story building ahead of a key court appearance, Mr. Magnitsky’s former employer …

Trump's White House is starting to look a lot like Putin's Kremlin

<b>(CNN) —</b> Critical media voices denounced as "enemies of the people."<p>Power not in the hands of elected officials, but the President's close friends and family.<p>Statecraft taking second place to the interests of the inner circle.<p>While there's no real evidence that Donald Trump is Vladimir Putin's …

Michael Flynn: Timeline of his rise, fall and guilty plea

President Donald Trump's former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty on Friday in federal court to a charge of making false statements to the FBI about his communications with Russia.<p>Flynn is the fourth person to be charged in the investigation led by special counsel Robert …

How Russia Wins an Election

You don’t need a security clearance to understand how Vladimir Putin does it. Just open your eyes.<p>Did Russia just put its man in the White House? Americans are furiously debating the question as intelligence reports leak, Donald Trump tweets his doubts and Congress vows to investigate.<p>As analysts …

Russia

Недовыборы недогубернаторов: почему в России не сложилась федерация | Мнения | Forbes.ru

Всеобщие губернаторские выборы пройдут 18 сентября в Чечне, Коми, Тыве, Тверской, Тульской, Ульяновской областях и Забайкальском крае. Но результаты …

Every summer Russia cuts hot water — here's how Russians cope

For Russians it is a sure sign that summer has really come -- the annual, rolling switch-off of municipal hot water that hits homes across the vast country.<p>From Vladivostok on the Pacific coast to the European exclave Kaliningrad, millions of residents are forced each year to shiver through icy …

23 photos inside dreary Moscow dorms show what college life is like in Russia

While dorms in the US can cost up to $14,000 a year to live in, it's a different story in Russia. In 2014, photographer and reporter Pascal Dumont documented a dozen dormitories at various schools for The Moscow Times.<p>There, he found students living with bedbugs and roaches, underneath leaky …

Russia's Latest Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker Extends Arctic Dominance

MOSCOW — The Cold War may be long over, but there's still the Arctic chill.<p>Russia floated its largest and most powerful nuclear-powered icebreaker last month, upping the ante in what is literally the coldest global gold rush.<p>The ice-smashing ship was Russia's sixth reactor-driven polar vessel. The …

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Russian hooligans defy threat of Uefa Euro 2016 violence sanctions to clash with England and Wales fans in Lille

Russian hooligans clashed with England and Wales fans in Lille yesterday, hours after their country moved to the brink of being expelled from the European Championship.<p>Trouble flared between a small number of fans from Britain and Russia outside a bar in the centre of the city, as hostilities …

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'There is no money left, bye!': Russian PM causes social media storm

Russian Prime Minister Dmitriy Medvedev has whipped up a storm on Russian social media for an off-the-cuff comment he made to a Russian pensioner …

Прогноз Евро-2016: система Microsoft предсказывает победу Германии | Технологии | Forbes.ru

Мониторинг высказываний в соцсетях добавляет 5% к точности прогноза<p>Система от Microsoft под названием Cortana Intelligence Suite прогнозирует, что в …

Кино под запретом: патриотическое пуританство | ForbesLife | Forbes.ru

Почему в России министерство культуры запрещает смотреть байопик про Стива Джобса и все оскаровские фильмы 2016 года тем, кто моложе 18<p>В развитых …

Уроки возраста

Когда ты старше 35, тебя могут настичь моральная усталость и выгорание. Это одновременно большая проблема и благо. Если вовремя осознать причину и …

'Barbarism returns': Europe's media reacts to scenes of violence between England and Russia fans

As UEFA warns England and Russia could be thrown out of Euro 2016, why did it all go so horribly wrong in Marseille?

As football reflects on a devastating few days in Marseille, <b>Telegraph Sport</b> looks at why it all went so wrong on the streets of the French city and how it could have been avoided.<p>Scheduling<p>Tens of thousands of England fans back in Marseille for the first time since 1998; local and Russian ‘ultras’ …