Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin speaks to media before ...
Mar 4th, 2012
(Reuters) - Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin speaks to media before leaving a polling station in Moscow March 4, 2012. Putin is almost certain to win a third presidential term in an election that began on Sunday in Russia's far east, though opponents have challenged the legitimacy of a vote they say is skewed in his favour. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS) -
Speak Russian or be silent. Nationalist lawmakers want to ban foreign languages at the workplace - a rule that would leave some foreigners speechless, from menial laborers from former Soviet states to Western business executives in suits and ties. Two deputies from flamboyant ultranationalist Vladimir Zhirinovsky's party introduced a bill on T... [Full Article]
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos freaked us all out when he announced on Sunday's 60 Minutes that the online retailer hopes to ship some customers' purchases via drone by 2015, using the unmanned gadgets to cut down delivery time to 30 minutes. NBC, for one, had no qualms over demonstrating use of their own HD video drone during a segment this week.... [Full Article]
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said the Iranian nuclear deal would be dead if the U.S. Congress imposes new sanctions, even if they do not take effect for six months, Time Magazine said on Monday. In a transcript of the interview, which was conducted on Saturday and posted online on Monday, Time said it asked Zarif what happens if Congress im... [Full Article]
MOSCOW (AP) - President Vladimir Putin cast Russia Thursday as a defender of conservative values against the "genderless and infertile" Western tolerance that he said equates good and evil. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
North Korea's state media on Tuesday sought to whip up public support for the shock purge of leader Kim Jong-Un's uncle and former mentor, as South Korea accused Kim of waging a "reign of terror". The North confirmed Monday that Jang Song-Thaek -- seen as Kim's political regent and the country's unofficial number two -... [Full Article]