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Young geniuses: Russian school kids bag gold and silver at world science competitions

Two teams of Russian school students returned home triumphant after winning several gold and silver medals at the international physics and chemistry Olympics. The International Physics Olympiad concluded last week with a five-person Russian team winning four gold medals and a silver. In addition to an impressive score, 16-year-old Moscow student Grigory Bobkov was named best male European participant by ...

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The cloud continues to grow in leaps and bounds, but it’s still AWS’s world

With the big cloud companies reporting recently, we can be sure of a couple of things: the market continues to expand rapidly and AWS is going to be hard to catch. Depending on whose numbers you look at, the market grew around 50 percent as it continues its unprecedented expansion. Let’s start with market leader, Amazon Web Services. Canalys has ...

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The cloud continues to grow in leaps and bounds, but it’s still AWS’s world

With the big cloud companies reporting recently, we can be sure of a couple of things: the market continues to expand rapidly and AWS is going to be hard to catch. Depending on whose numbers you look at, the market grew around 50 percent as it continues its unprecedented expansion. Let’s start with market leader, Amazon Web Services. Canalys has ...

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The cloud continues to grow in leaps and bounds, but it’s still AWS’s world

With the big cloud companies reporting recently, we can be sure of a couple of things: the market continues to expand rapidly and AWS is going to be hard to catch. Depending on whose numbers you look at, the market grew around 50 percent as it continues its unprecedented expansion. Let’s start with market leader, Amazon Web Services. Canalys has ...

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Is the US a Third World country when it comes to infrastructure? RT's Boom Bust investigates

Published time: 25 Jul, 2018 13:31 RT’s Boom Bust show presents the second part of a special project that looks into the quality of the US infrastructure. Even President Trump admitted that, when it comes to airports, the US is like a Third World country. Infrastructure is one of the major issues in the US as it affects the lives ...

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9 times Trump took on the world via Twitter

After, once again, taking to Twitter to threaten war with another nation over the weekend, RT takes a look at US President Donald Trump’s most threatening tweets targeting world leaders, celebrities and even restaurants. Trump’s twitter feed is literally one for the history books – a logbook of the time when one of the most powerful people on Earth got ...

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Foreign tourists shelled out $1.6 billion in Russia during World Cup

The Russian economy got a significant boost in June and July from increased tourist revenue during the FIFA World Cup, according to the CEO of the FIFA Organizing Committee Alexey Sorokin. “In total, Russia got around 100 billion rubles ($ 1.6 billion),” he said. Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin said earlier that the Russian capital received about 13 billion rubles ($ ...

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Trevor Noah defends ‘Africa won' World Cup joke after French ambassador’s backlash

Comedian Trevor Noah defended his joke that Africa, not France, won the World Cup after the French ambassador penned a letter of complaint. Noah’s response further fuelled debate on racial identity in France and the US. “Yes. Yes. Africa won the World Cup! Africa won the World Cup!” the South African comedian said on the ‘Daily Show’ last week. “I ...

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Pussy Riot face charges of illegal use of uniforms after World Cup pitch invasion

A Moscow magistrate has charged four members of Pussy Riot with the illegal wearing of police uniforms after they stormed the pitch disguised as cops during the World Cup final. The decision was made Friday by the magistrate in the Moscow district of Khamovniki, the location of the Luzhniki stadium where the France-Croatia showpiece took place on July 15. The ...

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Robbery on the go: Moving bus looted during World Cup celebrations in Grenoble (VIDEO)

Some people took advantage of the French national team’s victory at the World Cup – a group of young men were filmed robbing a bus as it was driven through Grenoble during the celebrations. Men chasing a bus and emptying its luggage compartment in broad daylight were caught on film. The video was widely shared on Wednesday. The vehicle is ...

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