'Chernobyl Dogs': Airbnb Offers Trip to Exclusion Zone to Help Animals

If you want to spend time with animals in need, actively helping them, then the Airbnb Chernobyl Dogs program was created specifically for you. About this writes Lonely Planet. When the inhabitants of Pripyat left the city in the 1986 year due to the Chernobyl accident, they ...

Unexpectedly: the pilot of a plane crash in Russia flew according to fake documents

The Investigative Committee of Russia (ICR) blamed the pilots for the crash of the Boeing 737 in Kazan in the 2013 year. The disaster killed 50 people. According to investigators, the crew commander flew on fake documents. About this writes the BBC. “During the investigation it was established ...

The airline deprived the Russian 370 000 bonus miles for the transportation of too fat cat

According to the results of an official investigation, the Russian airline Aeroflot excluded passenger Mikhail Galin from the Aeroflot Bonus loyalty program, who intentionally violated the rules for transporting animals. This is written by Meduza. He carried a cat aboard a Moscow-Vladivostok aircraft whose weight exceeded the permissible norm. The carrier has canceled ...

15 years in prison, fine and hard labor: in Kuwait, the court issued a terrible sentence to a Russian woman

In Kuwait, a court sentenced Russian woman Maria Lazareva to 15 years of imprisonment and hard labor in the case of the appropriation of public funds. About this writes the BBC. The court also ordered Lazarev and her business partners to pay a fine of about 7 million dollars. ...

'Cinema that hurts': how the first Ukrainian film about the annexation of Crimea achieved world recognition

The film "Dodomu" ("Home" - grew up.) Became a huge event in Ukrainian cinema. For six months now, the tape of the Crimean Tatar director Nariman Aliyev has been collecting awards at film festivals, nominations for prestigious film awards and the attention of the international press. The film will be released in Ukrainian rental on November 7, writes BBC. "To home" -…

The adventures of Americans in the country of the Bolsheviks: three stories of the beginning of the twentieth century

There were no diplomatic relations between Washington and Moscow until 1933, but the Americans went to Soviet Russia anyway - out of a desire to do business, curiosity or idealism. The more enthusiastic the overseas guest was towards “building a new world,” the stronger, as a rule ...

It can replace people: in Russia they created a human double robot

In April, in the Russian company Promobot, in April 2019, a robot was introduced that completely repeats the appearance of a real person. They copied everything: facial features, hair, even stubble. The publication Hi-Tech Mail.ru was the first to see the “leather one” - as the developers call it among themselves. One and a half years of development and ...

In Russia, began to rent new iPhones: how much does it cost

The re: Store chain, the largest Apple technology reseller in Russia, has begun leasing five iPhone models. About this writes Forbes with reference to a press release received in the publication. You can rent two versions of the previous flagship - iPhone XS and three versions of the latest iPhone ...

Stephen Seagal will promote tourism in annexed Crimea

Popular actor in the past, Stephen Seagal, who has been the special representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry for over a year, will advertise the Golden Ring of the Bosporus Kingdom tourism project. The project was invented by the state Russian Geographical Society and aims to promote tourism in the annexed Crimea, despite the fact that ...

UN: 5 years of war in Ukraine killed thousands of civilians

From the spring of 2014 to November 2019, as a result of the war in the Donbass, more than 3 330 civilians were killed, according to updated United Nations data. This writes "The Present." According to UN estimates, about 9 of thousands of residents were injured in ...

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