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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    • The Craziest Dash Cam Videos Of 2014

      In 2012, dash cams introduced themselves to the world. In 2013, dash cams started breaking worldwide news. In 2014? Things got weird. Physics Is A Lie How this guy perfectly somersaulted onto the roof of the car he just crashed into, I do not know. Physics Is Not A Lie Try lanesplitting at high speed and there's really only one thing that can happen.

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    • Winners of the 2015 Golden Globe Awards

      The 72nd Golden Globe Awards kicked off 2015’s awards seasons last night in California, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. There’s definitely been some murmurs around last night’s winners, some expected, some certainly not and having snuck through to claim the awards. The Golden Globes is usually the ceremony that gives big hints towards the Academy Awards next month in Feburary.

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  • Putin Looks Disappointed With Russia's Latest Robot

    … Who can blame him? This military robot doesn't exactly inspire fear. However, it does appear to be quite slow. As RT reports, Putin recently visited a research facility outside Moscow, where he was shown this combat bot. Granted, while making robots like this is incredibly difficult, it'll be a few years before this one, forgive the pun, gets…

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  • Game to Movie Adaptation That Would Be Cool To See

    …. Man, was it a good one. At the surface, it’s the story of four people from four different countries involved in WWII (US, Russia, Japan, and Germany) killing zombies that arose from Nazi experimenting gone wrong. Once you get into the game and take your time to play around with the many missions you end up unwrapping a very twisted and epic…

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  • The Best Surprises of 2014

    …. Nintendo At E3 Ever since the announcement of the Wii U, we've been wondering what it would look like when Nintendo got their feet under them and started to find their stride. Turns out, it looked a lot like their presence at this year's E3. Nintendo showed up cool and confident. They debuted a bunch of interesting new games, from the multiplayer…

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  • Sword Art Online: Lost Song’s three new characters revealed

    … Meet Seven, Smeragi, and Rain. Dengeki PlayStation this week reveals the names and voice actors of the three new Sword Art Online: Lost Song characters teased after Sword Art Online II‘s final episode this weekend. They are: Seven (voiced by Hisako Kanemoto) – A genius scientist from Russia. Smeragi (voiced by Ryota Takeuchi) – A young man…

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  • The Weekly Round-Up #263

    … the brother is still dead?). This has become quite a mess. At least it’s over soon… BPRD Hell on Earth #126 – I like the way this issue jumps forward a few months from the last issue and shows that by having Johann and his team revisit the same area they cleared of monsters before. The last couple of months have been rough on everyone…

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  • Steam enacts region locking in face of Russian economic crisis

    … Those who are used to buying cheap CD keys online are not really going to like this. So Russia has been in a bit of economic free fall as of late. The ruble has tumbled in value due to a number of factors, from both without and within the country and one of the latest victims is Russia’s tech and gaming market. Already, Apple has pulled out…

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  • 11 Secret Weapons Developed By Japan During World War 2

    … Unraveled the Mystery of Japanese Vengeance Balloon Bombs in World War II" | Steve Horn: The Second Attack on Pearl Harbor: Operation K and Other Japanese Attempts to Bomb America in World War II Follow George on Twitter and friend him on Facebook.…

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

    … Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey Allison Janney, Mom Michelle Monaghan, True Detective Best Performance by an Actor in a TV Miniseries or Movie Martin Freeman, Fargo Woody Harrelson, True Detective Matthew Mcconaughey, True Detective Mark Ruffalo, The Normal Heart Billy Bob Thornton, Fargo Best Foreign film Force Majeure (Sweden) Gett: The Trial…

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  • The Weekly Round-Up #260 With Batman’s Gotham By Midnight #1, The Delinquents #4, The Manhattan Projects #25, Ody-C #1 & More

    …. Hobbs does a terrific job of setting up these characters and this situation, and then just letting everything play out as it should. Tuazon’s art, like always, is scratchy and at times hard to follow, but that adds to the sense of confusion that the characters are feeling. Like their more recent book, Family Ties, this is a very good read that is not your typical graphic novel.×120.jpg …

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  • Warface Is Getting Frigid In New Map

    …, what self-respecting bad guy puts one of his lairs in Siberia anymore? For one, it's played out; the admittedly large region east of Russia must be the very first thing government agencies scan when they're on the hunt for a secret base. Two, morale has to be comically low for soldiers forced to guard a base whose average temperature can be described as "frozen hellscape". If it were me, I'd get a clandestine operation going in Belgium. Nothing bad ever happens in Belgium. Read More …

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