While Thomas Puls of the Cologne Institute for Economic Research argues that China is seeking to claim its dominance in Eurasia and outpace Russia in Central Asia, facts on the ground indicate that the two countries are jointly creating a unified trade space on the continent.
Big corporations as well as national governments are no longer safe online and the data protection and security industry are more in demand than they've ever been. Be it the risk of service outages affecting revenues or politically motivated data leaks - such as with the ongoing Podesta email leaks - are hacktivists just too powerful to beat?
Dance Your Ph.D. is an annual contest held by Science magazine, which allows eggheads to explain their doctoral thesis through dance. Russian scientist Evgeny Sogorin became one of the winners in the 2016 competition expounding a biology mechanism in waltz time.
A Syrian refugee with four wives and 23 children has allegedly received over €360,000 in benefits over the course of one year of his residence in Germany, the Sun reported referring to Rhein-Zeitung.
This smooth criminal duo operating in Moscow's posh restaurants probably thought that no one could ever catch them. But in the end things went completely wrong for the thieves.
The recent recall of the self-combusting Galaxy Note 7 smartphones would have been a painful decision executives at Samsung had to make earlier this month. And the timing couldn't have been more damaging in the run up to the competitive pre-Christmas market. But profit margins affected aside, can the brand recover from such a major PR disaster?
French President Francois Hollande and his embattled Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve were forced to promise emergency funding of US$273 million to the police and other provisions amid growing anger in the law enforcement agencies over chronic cuts, poor equipment and lack of protection.
It looks like Western mainstream is on its way out now that its all-stops-out Russophobia has reached a scale where its swipes against Russia and, above all, its President Vladimir Putin, have started to backfire on its very authors, independent Italian journalist Giulietto Chiesa wrote in his column for Sputnik Italia.
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