Russia /ˈrʌʃə/ or /ˈrʊʃə/ (Russian: Россия, tr. Rossiya, IPA: [rɐˈsʲijə] ), also officially known as the Russian Federation (Russian: Российская Федерация, tr. Rossiyskaya Federatsiya, IPA: [rɐˈsʲijskəjə fʲɪdʲɪˈrat͡sɨjə] ), is a country situated in northern Eurasia. It is a federal semi-presidential republic. From northwest to southeast, Russia shares land borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (both with Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, and North Korea. It shares maritime borders with Japan by the Sea of Okhotsk, the U.S. state of Alaska across the Bering Strait and Canada's Arctic islands.
Posts about Russia
  • Steam enacts region locking in face of Russian economic crisis

    … of online sales in the nation, and now Valve’s Steam digital PC game distribution service is enacting some very interesting regulations. While not a full-on, console-esque region lock per se, the new system (which is catalog-wide, with no game spared) effectively halts game ‘gifting’ across certain borders and between certain global territories…

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  • 11 Secret Weapons Developed By Japan During World War 2

    … Normally, it's the Western Powers who are remembered for developing some of the most innovative and conceptual weapons of the Second World War. But when it came to experimental military technologies, Japan suffered from no shortage of ideas. Here are 11 you should know about. Illustration: MXY-7 Okha Suicide Attacker, by Fiddlers Green Japan…

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  • Golden Globe Awards 2015: Full List of Awards and Nominees

    … of Viviane Amsalem (France) Ida (Poland) Leviathan (Russia) Tangerines (Estonia) Animated Feature Film Big Hero 6 The Book of Life The Boxtrolls How to Train Your Dragon 2 The Lego Movie Best Original Song in Motion Picture “Big Eyes,” Big Eyes, Lana Del Rey “Glory,” Selma, John Legend and Common “Mercy Is,” Noah, Patti Smith and Lenny K “Opportunity…

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  • Warface Is Getting Frigid In New Map

    … to disorient you and potentially separate your squadmates from the group. Luckily, Crytek has teased more "defensive options" for players in order to give them a fighting chance in this icy setting. They'll no doubt need the extra defense as they face off against powerful bosses across the three sequential Siberian missions. Honestly, though…

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  • Sony Ending Partnership With FIFA

    … where the PlayStation products such as the PS4, PS3 and Vita are promoted during champions league matches. [Source: Nikkei via IGN] The post Sony Ending Partnership With FIFA appeared first on Gamer Headlines. …

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  • Amiibos open Metro Ticket Gate?

    … w/ Samus Aran Amiibo — Wario64 (@Wario64) November 27, 2014 So yeah. Apparently a Samus Aran Amiibo is enough to get you a free train ride in Russia, in case you’re somehow stuck there with no money and just a couple of Amiibos for company. Share This Article …

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  • Nintendo Amiibo Figure Somehow Opens Subway Gate

    … Nintendo's Amiibo figures use near field communication (NFC) to work. Know what else uses NFC? A lot of public transport ticketing systems. yollych here took this video not long after picking up some of the first Amiibo figures in Russia. In it, we can see the Samus Amiibo able to open the gates at a Metro station. Now, one of two possible…

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  • EU PS Store update: LittleBigPlanet 3, Geometry Wars 3

    Highlights on the PlayStation Store this week include LittleBigPlanet 3, Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions, Never Alone and much more! PlayStation Access TV brings you the latest UK PS3, PS4 and PSVita news, events and goodies e ...

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  • Forget DayZ, Why Not Try MiniDayZ

    …, MiniDayZ is a single-player only experience played from a 2D top-down perspective. MinDayZ is made by CannedBits, a DayZ fan based in Russia, and has since been praised by DayZ creator Dean “Rocket” Hall on reddit. “I have to say, I absolutely love MiniDayZ,” wrote Hall. “I think it’s awesome, amazing, addictive, and brings something really new…

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