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MTS and Samsung Introduce Wi-Fi Calling in Russia

MTS and Samsung have announced the launch of Wi-Fi Calling in Russia, which allows phone users to make voice calls via any available Wi-Fi connection

Russian Railways to Outfit All Long Distance Trains with Wi-Fi

Russian Railways (RZD) is planning on providing Wi-Fi internet access on all of their long distance trains by 2020

Anti-Hacking Centre Opened by Rostec

Russian industrial giant Rostec has launched an anti-hacking centre to combat digital espionage

Pushkin Poems Now Available Through Free Online Service

"Ne Zarastyot," a free online service that sends its users several poems by the famed Russian bard Alexander Pushkin every day, is now up and running

Moscow Wi-Fi Provider May Launch Service in Berlin and Singapore Metro

Maxima Telecom, a public Wi-Fi provider, is making a bid for a chance to construct Wi-Fi networks in subways and commuter trains worldwide

eBay Russia to Start Developing Businesses in 120 Countries

Starting this year, eBay Russia will be responsible for the company’s business development in 120 countries around the world, according to Ilya Kretov

Russian Illustrator Who Made the World Laugh

Meet Anton Gudim's creations which are funny, sad and sarcastic at the same time

Russian Scientists Develop Extremist-Seeking Software

Russian scientists have unveiled a new type of software that is capable of detecting extremist-related content across social networks

Alibaba to Sell Russian Goods

The Russian Export Center (REC) and Alibaba Group have launched the Russian national pavilion at Tmall Global, an online trade platform owned by Alibaba Group

How Close Are You to the Kremlin?

Two Moscow natives have developed a map that calculates the precise distance from any city point to the Kremlin, the Garden Ring and Boulevard Ring and Moscow Ring Road

Russian Blogger Becomes Global Ambassador for AliExpress

Russian Katya Konasova has been named the winner of the AliExpress Global Blogger Challenge

Russian Defence Ministry Launches Its Own Internet

The Russian army has launched its own version of the Internet under the official name Private Data Transfer Segment

Moscow Transport Equipped with Free Wi-Fi Stations

Mosgortrans, the state-owned company operating bus, trolleybus and tram networks in Moscow, established city-wide free Wi-Fi network for public transit

Moscow Zoo Can Now Be Seen on Google Street View

Internet users can now take a virtual stroll through the Moscow Zoo without leaving their home thanks to Google Street View

Russian Ministry of Economic Development and Sberbank to Create Alibaba Analogue

In May or June this year, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, or MED, and Sberbank will begin working together on a Russian Internet trading site

Google Begins Using Neural Networks Translations for Russian

Google Translate has started to use neural machine translation when translating from Russian, the company’s blog said

Forbes Names Most Expensive Russian Internet Company

Yandex took first place in a ranking of the most expensive Russian Internet companies

Russian Citizens Offered Free Land in Far East

Any Russian citizen can now receive one hectare of land in the Far East for free

Google Challenges Russian Citizen Over ɢoogle.com Domain

Internet search engine Google asked a court to withdraw Russian citizen Vitaly Popov’s rights to the domain ɢoogle.com

Russian Professional Gamers’ Monthly Earnings Exceed €20,000

The monthly earnings of professional gamers exceed €20,000, according to Anton Cherepennikov, a co-owner of e-sports holding ESforce

World Tourism Forum to Take Place in Moscow

The World Tourism Forum will be held for the first time in Moscow on Jan. 28