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.
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    • A Bunch of People Wearing Oculus Rifts and Falling on Their Butts

      Let's talk about the physical realities of virtually blasting your brain into another world: People are falling on their faces and butts. The first time I saw the video below (which is GIFed above), I laughed and laughed and laughed. Haha! That poor schmuck! He was just innocently getting his senses rearranged in some mall in Russia(?), when his buddy came up behind him and gave him a push.

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    • Wot I Think: Valkyria Chronicles

      By Rich Stanton on November 14th, 2014 at 9:00 pm. Valkyria Chronicles isn’t just a brilliant game, it’s a brilliant Sega game. That means something. Contemporary Sega is a multi-headed beast, doomed to forever bear the wound of its exit from the hardware market, capable of both atrocities (the recent Sonic Boom) and beauties like this.

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  • Amiibos open Metro Ticket Gate?

    … Amiibos open Metro Ticket Gate? Posted by Nin3DS on November 27, 2014 Well, this is an unexpectedly random piece of news. Apparently, someone in Russia found you could open a Moscow Metro ticket gate by scanning an Amiibo on it. Here’s a tweet showing the process in action: RT @Nibellion Dude opens Moscow Metro ticket gate…

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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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  • Destiny – How to Beat This Week’s Nightfall Event With Ease (Nov 18th)

    … The Destiny train continues and another week brings a new weekly strike and Nightfall event for us to jump into. Last week saw us take on the grunt that is, the Archon Priest, running riot in the depths of Venus. This week Bungie sends us back to Old Russia, Earth, to enter the Devil’s Lair and defeat that big purple beach ball Sepiks Prime. We…

    James Mcdonald/ LzyGmrs- 2 readers -
  • Final Battlefield 4 expansion pack now available for Premium members

    … expansion that takes the game from China to Russia to uncover a bunch of new maps and hardware that should remind gamers of Battlefield 2142. Four maps in total are included in the set with Giants of Karelia, Hammerhead, Hangar 21, and Operation Whiteout framing the action. Whiteout in particular sounds pretty interesting as developer DICE says you’ll…

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  • Free Text And Video Conferences – LINE Free Download

    …. This is a very popular app in a number of countries including Indonesia, Russia, Singapore, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia and many others. With this popular app, instant messaging is possible. The users can also share audio and video files, and they can also make VoIP calls at cheap rates. With this app, the users can also enjoy audio and video conference free…

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  • EU PS Store update: Far Cry 4, GTA V, Dragon Age Inquisition

    The run up to Christmas continues this week with the likes of Dragon Age: Inquisition, WWE 2K15, Escape Dead Island, Rugby 15 and more! PlayStation Access TV brings you the latest UK PS3, PS4 and PSVita news, events and goodie ...

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  • Delayed Release For Samsung Galaxy A5 And A3

    … Samsung has reportedly been preparing based on reports to release the new line of smartphones. Named the Galaxy A5 and the Galaxy A3 there are supposed to be a big hit. There has been a lot of leaks on the internet on the two devices. There has been further delay from Samsung about any information officially. The delay seems to be due…

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  • Why Sid Meier Is Wrong About Sid Meier’s Covert Action

    … were still getting over our thing with Russia, and synthpop. It was a difficult time. In a clever move, the participants in a plot will go into hiding if their job is either done or made impossible by your activities, so your actions feel significant. There’s the real pressure of the unknown, an invisible countdown as hidden people scheme behind…

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  • Battlefield 4 Final Stand DLC launches this week

    … of Karelia and Hangar 21. It will also introduce new weapons, gadgets, and vehicles including a railgun, snowmobile and hovertank. Final Stand was originally due for release in the summer of 2014, but it was delayed in July. The next entry in the series, the Visceral Games developed Battlefield Hardline, is scheduled for release on March 17…

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  • Ukrainian Ninja: Parkour Flip Flop

    … annoying bonus levels. These bonus rounds put you in a survival pit against Russian soldiers until you eventually die. Honestly, I have never wanted to get it over with so badly that I looked for every possible way to die just to leave the level. Then there is the game’s “parkour” mechanic. It’s as redeeming for this game as an “increase…

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