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02/13/2018 22:25Russian Scientists Create Light-Emitting Nanoantennas    ( Sputnik International )
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - On Russian Science Day young scientists from ITMO University (St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics) reported their success in designing light-emitting nanoantennas, which are new light sources based on perovskite ...
02/13/2018 07:15Zenit St Petersburg defender Miha Mevlja insists if he can stand up to England striker Harry Kane ...    ( HeraldScotland )
ZENIT ST PETERSBURG defender Miha Mevlja reckons facing up to Harry Kane at Wembley proves he can handle anything Celtic throw at him in their Europa League showdown this week. The Russians arrive in Glasgow tomorrow directly from their Turkish training camp in Antayla with Roberto ...
02/10/2018 18:55Popular Russian bitcoin vlogger, trader gets beaten, robbed    ( SMN Weekly (blog) )
Nyashin, who has a YouTube channel in which he shows people how to trade in cryptocurrencies, got attacked in his newly acquired posh condo in Saint Petersburg, just weeks after he posted a video about his new home. He also has a penchant of bragging on the internet about how rich he is.
02/10/2018 06:00The Russian Train Stop That Serves One Schoolgirl    ( Atlas Obscura )
The train from Saint Petersburg to Murmansk runs twice a day, along a 630-mile route that takes 26 hours from end to end. On its way, it passes Poyakanda, a settlement of just a few dozen people in the frozen wilds of the Arctic Circle. There is no train station there but, from time to time, trains will stop ...
02/09/2018 08:50Twitter reveals Russian trolls DID try and influence Brexit vote – but they ended up sending fewer ...    ( The Sun )
TWITTER has found dozens of Russian trolls trying to influence the Brexit debate - but they only made up one in 5,000 tweets during the campaign. ... He said the tweets originating from the Internet Research Agency in St Petersburg made up just 0.02 per cent of the total number of messages sent on ...
02/09/2018 05:05Twitter failed to remove hundreds of Russian propaganda videos aimed at Americans    ( CNNMoney )
Twitter left hundreds of Russian propaganda videos, with millions of views, on its video platform Vine for months after it should have known they ... with a list of 2,752 accounts that it said were linked to the Internet Research Agency, a troll group based in St Petersburg, Russia, with ties to the Kremlin.
02/09/2018 03:05Annual intelligence report: Threat of direct Russian military attack low    ( ERR News )
According to the institution, "one of the first signs of the information influence campaign planned for 2018 was a conference held in St. Petersburg on Oct. 24, 2017, 'Wars and Revolutions in 1917-1920: The Birth of Finnish, Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian Statehood." The organizers were the Russian ...
02/08/2018 13:15Russia: meddling while Europe votes    ( Financial Times )
The European Commission's East StratCom task force has about six staffers (three of them full-timers) countering Russian disinformation. That's not many. The Kremlin-linked Internet Research Agency in St Petersburg — a “troll factory” where paid trolls dream up constant news stories — just trebled its ...
02/08/2018 08:50Growing consensus in US: Russia will try to influence Mexican elections    ( Miami Herald (blog) )
A troll farm in St. Petersburg, known as the Internet Research Agency (IRA), employs hundreds of young Russians. They work 12-hour-a-day shifts and are expected to publish five political posts, 10 nonpolitical posts — to establish credibility — and up to 200 comments on other workers' posts.
02/07/2018 03:15Turkey has accepted to buy Russian S-400 air defense missile systems    ( Army Recognition (press release) )
Besides the Almaz Central Design Bureau, these include leading enterprises of the Russian Defence industry, such as the Fakel Machine-Building Design Bureau, the Novosibirsk Research Institute of Measuring Instruments, the Saint-Petersburg Special Machine-Building Design Bureau, and a number ...
02/06/2018 20:00Russian missile deployment called “threat” to half of Europe    ( WDEF News 12 )
... Ministry shows a Russian Iskander-K missile launched during a military exercise at a training ground at the Luzhsky Range near St. Petersburg, Russia. ... HELSINKI — Russia has deployed additional nuclear-capable missiles in its Baltic Sea exclave of Kaliningrad on a permanent basis, according to ...
02/06/2018 18:20Antarctic 'Alien' Life: Russian scientists hunt for organisms in subglacial Lake Vostok    ( TASS )
... in France where they were decontaminated and melted," Bulat said, adding that the DNA analysis is being conducted at the St. Petersburg Institute of Nuclear Physics. He said that the new ice samples collected by a Russian expedition at Lake Vostok would be delivered to St. Petersburg in late April.
02/04/2018 00:00The Character of Coffee – Nice blends and desserts    ( Spotted by Locals (blog) )
And still, here it is, “Kharakter Kofe” (“The character of coffee” in Russian). I like quiet places. This one has the university on the other side of the avenue but not so many students could afford a fancy coffee break, so it's really not crowded. Sometimes there are people working on their laptops, sometimes ...
02/02/2018 17:15The rise of Russia's vice squad    ( Open Democracy )
Academic research in Russia, particularly in the social and political sciences, is increasingly being directed by the law enforcement agencies. Two ongoing developments in St Petersburg confirm this trend. The first is the crisis that has enveloped the European University at St Petersburg (EUSP); the ...
02/02/2018 02:10How Alexander Pushkin Was Inspired By His African Heritage    ( JSTOR Daily )
... culminating in historian Dr. DieudonnĂŠ Gnammankou's late-twentieth century discovery. The African Institute, The Russian Academy of Sciences, and the Pushkin Museums in Moscow, St Petersburg and MikhaĂŻlovskoe, support his finding that Gannibal was probably born in Logone-Birni in Cameroon.
01/31/2018 20:20Blood Moon LIVE pictures: Menacing photos as Super Blue Blood Moon tuns RED    ( )
Elsewhere the moon was photographed looking rather sinister against a skyscraper in St Petersburg, Russia. But according to Dr Daniel Brown, an astronomy expert at Nottingham Trent University, the moon does not actually turn red today and the whole event is an optical illusion. The space expert ...
01/31/2018 11:15Cadmium nanoparticles citrullinate cytokeratins within lung epithelial cells: cadmium as a potential ...    ( Dove Medical Press )
1Royal Cornwall Hospital NHS Trust, Treliske, 2University of Exeter Medical School Cornwall, UK; 3University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland; 4School of Chemistry, 5Advanced Materials for BioEngineering Research Centre (AMBER), Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland; 6Lee Kong Chian School of ...
01/31/2018 01:00Oswego students sharpen skills at prestigious Moscow theatre school    ( SUNY Oswego )
Students also had the opportunity to see such sights as art in both expected and unexpected locations such as subway tunnels, sites such as Yusupov Palace and the Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg, Saint Basil's Cathedral and more. "Russia has beautiful architecture above ground and below," ...
01/30/2018 22:00Total lunar eclipse to be seen across Russia on January 31    ( TASS )
ST. PETERSBURG, January 30. /TASS/. Sky watchers in Russia will able to admire a spectacular celestial event - this year's first total lunar eclipse - on the last day of January, Nikolai Zheleznov, a spokesman for the Institute of Applied Astronomy, told TASS on Tuesday. According to Zheleznov, the ...
01/30/2018 07:55Foreign students in Russia: fears, discoveries and interests    ( TASS )
According to Russia's Ministry of Education and Science, the share of students from Europe grew by 40% within one year. The geography is expanding: besides traditional Moscow and St. Petersburg, foreign student are choosing to study in Tomsk, Kazan, Kursk, Siberian and even Arctic cities.


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