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Cat Eats Seafood Worth Over $1000 at Vladivostok Airport
A stray cay sneaked into a shop of fish delicacies and seafood at Vladivostok international airport during the night and made himself a dinner worth around $1,000. A shop keeper also made him a Youtube star.
--15-12-2014--
Do Some Squats to Receive Free Moscow Metro Ticket
An unusual ticket machine which dispenses passes for workouts appeared at the Vystavochnaya station of the Moscow metro this week.
--11-11-2013--
Russian Post Accused of Switching iPhone with Stones
Russias postal service has been made to compensate a woman who shipped an iPhone 5, only to find it had been replaced by a handful of stones on the receiving end.
--23-10-2013--
Russian Woman Arrested for Trying to Open Jet Door in Mid-Air
Hong Kong authorities arrested a Russian woman who tried to open a plane emergency exit in mid-air Thursday, the Russian Consulate General said.
--24-09-2013--
Sex Toy Mistaken for Bomb at Russian Post Service
A post office in central Russia was evacuated on Friday after one of the packages started making strange noises, prompting fears of a bomb that turned out to be a vibrator, the local police said.
--04-09-2013--
Meteorite Monument to Be Erected in Chelyabinsk
The authorities in the Russian city of Chelyabinsk are going to erect a monument to commemorate the meteorite that hit the Urals region on February 15.
--26-02-2013--
Russian Lib Dems to Introduce Fines for Using Foreign Words
The Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR) has submitted a bill imposing fines of up to 50,000 rubles (about $1,700) on officials for using foreign words that have Russian equivalents in public speeches.
--22-02-2013--
Russian State Lottery Searching for $2.8 Million Jackpot Winner
Russian state-run lottery Gosloto said on Friday that the winner of an 87-million ruble (2.8 million) jackpot has still not put himself on the map.
--08-12-2012--
Sunflower Oil Helped to Rescue Cat in Chelyabinsk
Rescuers in Chelyabinsk Region (Urals) had to use sunflower oil to free a cat whose head got stuck in a car wheel during a mouse hunt.
--16-11-2012--
Russian Driver Refused to Pay Fine Over Coming Apocalypse
A man from western Siberia has refused to pay his traffic fine saying it was pointless as the world would end in December, according to the Mayan prophecy.
--30-10-2012--
Moaning at Night to Be Prohibited in St. Petersburg
The legislative assembly in the city of St. Petersburg has approved in the first reading a bill that bans several noises late at night, including squeaks and loud groans or moans.
--16-10-2012--
Moscow Region Town Seeks Independence
Residents of Domodedovo, a town in the Moscow region, have announced the establishment of a Russian Democratic Republic and asked the EU for official recognition.
--02-10-2012--
Apocalyptic Propaganda Can Be Banned in Russian Media
The St. Petersburg lawmaker has proposed a law to limit propaganda about the end of days in local newspapers and television.
--20-09-2012--
Party Leaders Are not Allowed Singing for Voters
An elections commission in Russias republic of Udmurtiya has prohibited the Liberal Democratic Party from sending voters CDs of songs performed by the partys leader.
--14-09-2012--
Russian Trash Metal Legend to Run for Mayor
Elections in Russia never stop to surprise. The leader of Russia's most scandalous metal band plans to run for mayor of Khimki - a Moscow region city.
--28-08-2012--
No More Floating on Rubber Women in Russia
Local authorities of the Leningrad region have prohibited holding of the Bubble Baba Challenge - a river race on rubber women, which has a 10-years-old history.
--28-08-2012--
Czechs Say Russian Spies Are Everywhere
The Czech Security Information Service has said Russian special services are the most active foreign espionage organizations in the Czech Republic.
--23-08-2012--
Teen Finds Radioactive Isotope Worth $300,000 on a Bus
A teenager from Ulyanovsk took an ownerless bag from a passenger minibus and later found it contained a rare selenium isotope worth at least $300,000.
--15-08-2012--
Zombie Pride: Evil Spirits to Parade In the Streets of Tver
An impromptu Halloween will grace the streets of Tver on August 21: dozens of local zombies are going to parade through town.
--13-08-2012--
A Religious Woman From Novosibirsk Demands Moral Compensation From Pussy Riot
A religious woman from Novosibirsk who has attended the church since childhood filed a suit against Pussy Riot girls for $1000. She demands compensation for the "ethical sufferings" she bore through watching a video of the notorious punk mass on the Internet.
--08-08-2012--
Kaliningrad Officials Banned From Surfing Net at Work
A Russian regional government has blocked access to some popular websites in its offices in order to make its civil servants working instead of chating and flooding.
--01-08-2012--
Unusual Sign Appeared in Moscow
An unusual sign It is forbidden to talk to strangers has appeared in the centre of Moscow.
--21-06-2012--
No Gay Parades in Moscow until 2112
The Moscow City Court has upheld a decision to turn down the LGBT activists request for permission to hold gay pride parades for the next 100 years.
--08-06-2012--
Russian Children Learn to Break Up Protests
A Russian online toy store offered for sale a paddy wagon with toy riot policemen for children to play riot police cracking down on a rally.
--06-06-2012--
Odd News: Cannabis Found Growing in Moscow
Breeding cannabis is illegal. Improving the neighbourhood by planting grass is good. What happens when what you had planted grows into something illegal?
--31-05-2012--
Man Got Stuck in Trash Chute When Hiding From Girlfriend
Rescue services in Tyumen had to pull a man out of a waste disposal chute in an apartment block, after he got stuck in it while attempting to hide from his girlfriend.
--21-05-2012--
Green Clouds Scared Muscovites
Mysterious green clouds that floated over Moscow on Thursday, provoked various frightening rumours but later were explained in an ordinary way. (VIDEO)
--28-04-2012--
Russian Cat to Be a New Politician in the Urals Region
Three-month-old cat in the Ural city of Yekaterinburg plans to launch a political career, aiming for a seat in the legislature of the city.
--24-04-2012--
St. Petersburg Man Plans to Be a Walking Advertising Banner
A St. Petersburg citizen has decided to earn money by selling space on his back for tattoo advertisements.
--20-04-2012--
Turkish TV Says Genies Help Russian Spies
A state-run Turkish television says Russian secret service uses genies for gathering intelligence.
--29-03-2012--
Meetings Without Penguins
A man in a penguin costume was detained by St. Petersburg police at the sanctioned opposition rally on Saturday, March 24.
--26-03-2012--
Russian Scientists Will Clone Mammoth
Specialists of the North-Eastern Federal University in Yakutsk will join the Korean scientist Hwang Woo Suk in an attempt to resurrect the mammoth with the help of biological material found in permafrost.
--13-03-2012--
Voting With No Secrets in Siberia
On March 4, more than ten ice swimming enthusiasts came to vote for the next Russian president, being semi-naked.
--06-03-2012--
Bottle with Message from Konyukhov Found in Australia
A 83-year-old diver in Australia has found a bottle with a message in it, which was thrown into the sea in 2009 by prominent Russian traveller Fyodor Konyukhov.
--01-03-2012--
Nothing But the Doll
Last week, a group of armed robbers broke into a sex shop in St. Petersburg and stole one blow-up sex doll, leaving the shop's receipts without interest.
--24-02-2012--
Caviar Vending Machines to Appear in Moscow Metro
Moscow businessmen intend to establish caviar vending machines in Moscow metro underpasses. The project has already been approved by the heads of Moscow metro.
--20-02-2012--
"Toy Story" Rally is Forbidden by Barnaul Authorities
Authorities in the Russian city of Barnaul have ban a toys protest meeting, saying that toys couldn't express their opinions independently.
--17-02-2012--
Zoo Monkeys Learned to Clean Their Cages
Charles Darwin would be happy. Monkeys in an Izhevsk zoo, Udmurtia region, learned to clean their cages and take the garbage outside.
--10-02-2012--
Tractor Street Racing in Siberian City
Two tractor drivers were disciplined and their chief was fired after video popped up on YouTube, which showed an extreme tractor drift on an icy road.
--08-02-2012--
Dante Alighieri Fans Forced to Talk to the Dead Poet
St. Petersburg officials have denied to extend registration of citys branch of the world-renowned Dante Alighieri Society, insisting its members to receive an approval from the great poet himself.
--06-02-2012--
Native Americans Came from Russia
Scientists from the University of Pennsylvania confirmed that Native Americans came from Altai Territory, southern Siberia.
--03-02-2012--
Russian Cows Wear Fur Bras in Winter
Cows in Russia's Republic of Yakutia have been equipped with hand-made fur bras to help survive the biting cold.
--17-01-2012--
Lizard Benya Became Symbol of the Coming Year
Yekaterinburg zoo has finished elections of the living symbol of 2012. The winner is an animal which looks like a little dragon.
--14-12-2011--
People in Yakutsk Saved "Siberian Hachiko" from Death
A dog nicknamed "Siberian Hachiko" was rescued in the city of Yakutsk. The dog guarded the body of its pregnant canine friend for two weeks as temperatures dropped to -50 degrees Celsius.
--09-12-2011--
Russian Retiree Wants to Annul His Marriage as He Doesn't Remember It
A court of Chelyabinsk region has rejected the claim of one Ural retiree, who asked to annul his marriage as he doesn't remember getting married.
--08-12-2011--
Non-Political Gesture by Russian Newsreader
Tatyana Limanova, a Russian newsreader of the REN TV channel, was dismissed on Tuesday because of the showing the finger during live news broadcast.
--25-11-2011--
How Is It Possible to Find Flamingos in Siberia?
Workers of the local manganese production facility in the Kemerovo region, Siberia, have discovered and saved an injured flamingo.
--18-11-2011--
Brad Pitt Buys Soviet Era Tank for His Los Angeles Home
Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt has bought one of the Russian army T-54 tanks used as a prop in his upcoming zombie disaster movie World War Z.
--15-11-2011--
Ural Schoolboy Became an Unauthorized Tram Driver
A boy from Zlatoust town, Chelyabinsk region, stole a tram and drove it along its regularly scheduled route for 40 minutes.
--24-10-2011--
Street Toilets Painted in Khokhloma Style Appeared in Moscow
Moscow authorities have decided to change the design of street toilet cabins and to make them more picturesque. The first results of the experiment can be seen near metro station Medvedkovo.
--17-10-2011--
Strange Superhero Defends St. Petersburg from Rudeness
St. Petersburg has a new hero a strange young man who calls himself a Petersburg-Man and fights for cleanness of the city and politeness of its citizens.
--07-10-2011--
Trololo Man Appears in the American Series
Popular Soviet and Russian singer Eduard Khil has become a personage in one of the series of "Family Guy" animation serial. Being in the form of waiter, the animated Khil sang his famous "trololo" song.
--04-10-2011--
"Russian Giant" to Search Yeti in Siberia
Today a famous Russian boxer Nikolai Valuev, the former WBA heavyweight world champion, starts his expedition to Western Siberia after Yeti to "talk to him about life".
--15-09-2011--
Russia to Build the First Space Hotel in the World
Russia has claimed about its plans to create a unique space hotel on the Earth orbit. It may host seven people in four cabins. The guests may enjoy the Earth views from the hotel.
--18-08-2011--
Russian Frog Zoich Makes Appearance in Futurama
Televiewers have seen an alternative talisman of Sochi Olympics-2014 in the popular American cartoon series Futurama.
--01-08-2011--





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