#Internet

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

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

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 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 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

Facebook Rewards Russian Hacker

Facebook has paid Russian hacker Andrey Leonov a record reward for finding vulnerabilities in the social network’s software

Russian Long-Distance Trains to Get Wi-Fi This Year

Wi-Fi will be made available in half of all Russian long-distance trains in 2017

Universal Chargers, Wi-Fi Now Available in 146 Public Transport Locations in Moscow

Universal chargers for mobile devices and laptops, as well as free access to the Internet via Wi-Fi, are now available at 146 public transport stations in Moscow

Russian Airports to Have a Unified Wi-Fi Zone

MaximaTelecom has announced the launch of a unified Wi-Fi zone across all Russian international airports

Amazon Prime Video Is Now Available in Russia

The Amazon Prime Video streaming service is now available in more than 200 countries around the world, including Russia

Ivi Launches Russian Film Channel in US, Europe

Online streaming service Ivi.tv has created another website to promote Russian movies to Russian-speaking audiences in North America and Europe

Video of the Day: Musk Biographer’s Documentary About Russian Internet

American journalist Ashlee Vance, author of Elon Musk's, biography shot a film about the Russian Internet called “Inside Russia’s Creepy, Innovative Internet”

Muscovites to Be First to Get 5G

Russian mobile operators are ready to introduce blazing fast 5G Internet and Muscovites will get the first chance to test it

Russian Communications Ministry Switches to Domestic Software

The Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation has decided to start using the “MyOffice” programme suite

Poll: Most Russians Want Internet Censorship

About 60% of Russians want censorship on the Internet, according to the results of a survey by the Levada Centre

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