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If you like casinos, you’ll love bitcoin – economics professor

Disputes about bitcoin being a speculative bubble never seem to end. Economist Gregory Clark, who talked to RT on the sidelines of the Gaidar Economic Forum in Moscow, thinks the virtual currency is “incredibly insecure.” Read more “I’m afraid I have to join the opinion that bitcoin is just another huge bubble,” said Clark, professor of economics at the University ...

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'I post whatever I feel like on Instagram' – UFC's Alexandra Albu (PHOTOS)

UFC strawweight Alexandra ‘Stitch’ Albu might not be the most famous name representing Russia, but that could change as she continues to work her way up the promotion and catch the eye with her revealing Instagram photos. The 27-year-old native of the Moldovan village of Vulcănești, Albu, made her debut in the UFC octagon in April 2015, beating her opponent ...

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400yo viola left looking like ‘car ran over it’ following Alitalia flight (PHOTOS)

Published time: 10 Jan, 2018 11:30 An Italian airline is under fire for its handling of a 17th century viola, whose owner claims the instrument was given back to her looking like a “car ran over it.” Myrna Herzog was travelling from Rio de Janeiro to Rome with Alitalia on January 2, when her 17th century viola da gamba was ...

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Party like a Russian (peasant): Christmas festival mixes Orthodox and pagan rites

Despite Christianity’s attempts to sanitize it, Russia’s midwinter festival, Svyatki, is the most anarchic, mystical and obscene pagan extravaganza you’ve never been to. Is it too late to join in? Translated as Holy Days, Svyatki begin on Christmas Day – January 7 according to the lagging Julian Calendar used by the Orthodox Church, and end on Epiphany on January 19, ...

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‘Mental stability and being, like, really smart’: Trump reveals keys to his success

Published time: 6 Jan, 2018 14:54 US President Donald Trump took to his favorite social media outlet to refute claims concerning his mental stability made in a new ‘tell-all’ book about his administration. In ‘Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House’, author Michael Wolff alleges, among other things, that Trump is mentally unfit for office because he’s “semi-literate” and ...

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‘Like owning a dog’: Cougar kept as pet in Russian apartment (VIDEO)

Published time: 5 Jan, 2018 23:36 A Russian couple who adopted a wild cougar as a pet has thousands of followers who watch their feline’s daily frolics on the cat’s dedicated social media accounts. Like most house pets, Messi likes to cuddle and play around, but it’s a wild animal that lives in an apartment in the Russian city of ...

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Like his nuclear button, Trump's mental fitness is better than Kim's – White House

Published time: 3 Jan, 2018 23:55 Reporters have directly challenged US President Donald Trump’s “mental fitness” after his boasts of having a bigger nuclear button than North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. It’s Kim they should worry about, the White House replied. The US mainstream media’s notorious feud with Trump saw a new skirmish Wednesday, as an NBC reporter bluntly asked ...

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‘No one should breathe their last in a place like this’: Homeless man dies on Christmas Eve

Devastated volunteers have told of how a homeless man died in a packed-out London shelter on Christmas Eve. The unfortunate man was found dead under a blanket on the floor. A worker for the charity Crisis at Christmas revealed how police and paramedics rushed to the scene but the man could not be revived. He passed away “gently” according to ...

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French director calls cops ‘bastards,’ says ‘reacted like a citizen’

Published time: 29 Dec, 2017 20:37 French director Matthieu Kassovitz has apologized “for insulting” French police after he described a group of officers as “good for nothing bastards.” He maintains though, that being harsh was essential to effect change. A police tweet on the outcome of a drug raid at the Nantes University Hospital served as the catalyst for Kassovitz’s ...

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