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Russia going kitty crazy amid falling ruble

The recent ruble crash has triggered an increased interest among Russians in cat purchases, according to data from advertising service Youla. After analyzing statistics on requests and transactions, the service found that sales of cats skyrocketed 213 percent on April 9 (when the ruble dropped), compared to April 3. The Russian currency fell to a two-year low last week as ...

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Going down: Bitcoin & crypto market dropping into danger territory

Bitcoin fell below $ 7,500 on Thursday, moving closer to the lows the world’s number one virtual currency reached in February. The value of all cryptocurrencies has now dipped to $ 280 billion – having lost an astonishing $ 550 billion in value from record highs late last year. This is fueling fears among some investors that the crypto-bubble is ...

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Russian mega gas project with China going full-steam ahead

Three quarters of the vast Power of Siberia natural gas pipeline to China has been completed. Over 1,629km of piping now stretches across Russian territory, according to Gazprom. Read more “The construction of the Power of Siberia gas pipeline is going on at a high tempo. It is a link between the gas production centers and consumers,” the company said ...

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'I Got #Tillersoned' going viral after Trump fires Secretary of State

When US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was abruptly dismissed by President Donald Trump, “I Got #Tillersoned” became a viral meme used by lovelorn millennials sharing their own breakup stories. The break-up was leaked to the press and announced on Twitter Tuesday morning, seemingly without the prior knowledge of the soon-to-be-sacked Tillerson, who was returning from a trip to Africa. ...

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Angry Birds game-maker hit by worst stock sell-off since going public

Shares in Rovio Entertainment, best known for creating the ‘Angry Birds’ franchise, have plummeted. The dive wiped more than a third off the company’s stock price, after reporting lower-than-expected profits for 2018. The stock dropped nearly 40 percent during trading in Helsinki, marking the company’s worst share plunge since its initial public offering in September. The Finnish software developer said ...

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Going Underground: Russia 2018 World Cup City Guide Part 2 – Moscow Metro (VIDEO)

RT Sport’s World Cup City Guide Vlog continues to cut through the red tape to bring you authentic content from the city’s streets, squares and stadiums, with the latest vlog installment exploring the Moscow Metro. Danny Armstrong goes underground to get acquainted with the specially designed Russia 2018 metro trains that will shuttle football fans from match to match in ...

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Caracas going crypto-crazy: Venezuela set to launch second digital currency

After successfully launching the ‘petro,’ Venezuela is now on its way to becoming the world’s first country with two national cryptocurrencies, reports TV news network Globovision. The channel quotes Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro, who made the announcement during his meeting with members of the party Patria Para Todos (PPT). The new virtual token, dubbed ‘petro oro’, will be backed by ...

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‘Going to school won’t be same’: Florida massacre survivor tells RT (VIDEO)

A survivor of the deadly shooting in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and the daughter of Russian UFC heavyweight Alexey Oleynik, has shared her traumatic experience with RT. Polina Oleynik, the fighter’s eldest daughter, was at the school when the suspect, identified as a former student 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, busted into the school, killing 15 people ...

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Northern Ireland crisis: What’s going on & why it’s crucial to Brexit negotiations

Talks to restore power-sharing in Northern Ireland collapsed Wednesday, bringing the possibility of London rule closer – a move which could destabilize the delicate balance between Irish nationalists and unionists. The latest failed talks dashed hopes of a breakthrough in the 13 month-long political deadlock which has left the region without a government during crucial Brexit negotiations. The long-running negotiations ...

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Going to the gym is a sign of being gay, says Malaysian newspaper

A Malaysian newspaper has published a gay-spotter’s checklist. It includes things like being a gym member or having a beard as signs of male homosexuality. The helpful list of hints on how to spot members of the LGBT community has been published in the Malaysian daily newspaper Sinar Harian, alongside a piece featuring Islamic cleric Hanafiah Malik deploring the rise ...

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