“From Russia with Love” takes on a whole new meaning on the recently launched “Happy Vladentine’s Day” blog, a collection of photos with tongue-in-cheek Valentine’s Day captions that feature Russian President Vladimir Putin.1
What are you doing on Dec. 21? According to doomsday prognosticators, the world will end that day, when the 5,126-year-old Mayan calendar ends. And for those buying into the “end times” scenario, they’re busy converting spare rooms and storage sheds into bunkers; purchasing survival tools, even those that fight zombies; and generally preparing in case the end is near.
This year’s Gala featured international ballet superstars from leading ballet companies of the world, including Russia’s Bolshoi and Mariinsky theaters, the Ukrainian National Opera and Ballet Theater and the Staatsballett Berlin.
The 2008 Aston Martin 6 litre V12 DBS 2 door coupe used by Daniel Craig as James Bond in the movie "Quantum of Solace" was sold in London’s auction of the James Bond movie memorabilia for 241,300 pounds, Christie’s auction house reported on Saturday.
Andy Williams, the easy-listening, smooth vocal artist best known for his 1961 signature rendition of the song, “Moon River,” has died at his home in Missouri after a bout with cancer, according to his publicist. He was 84 years old.
For the first time in the history of the prestigious International Architecture Biennale in Venice Russia’s pavilion won the prize of the jury, the press service of the Skolkovo foundation said on Wednesday.
Russian fans of U.S. singer, songwriter, and dancer Michael Jackson are collecting money to unveil a three-meter-tall monument to the late King of Pop, the project’s curator Svetlana Larina said on Wednesday.
It costs as much as 500,000 rubles ($15,800) to train a person taking part in a historical reenactment of the Battle of Borodino, which is expected to take place in the Moscow Region on September 2, the president of the Gvardeiskaya Rota military and historical club said on Thursday