Russia's most popular social network VKontakte went offline for a few hours, troubling scores of users in what the company attributed to an "unprecedented" heat wave knocking out some of its computer servers.
The European Union has reached an outline agreement to impose the first economic sanctions on Russia over its behavior in Ukraine but scaled back their scope to exclude technology for the crucial gas sector.
Igor Sechin, the president of Russian oil giant Rosneft blacklisted by the U.S, has joined the board of tire maker Pirelli after Rosneft closed a deal giving it an indirect stake in the Italian company, Rosneft said in a statement Friday.
In the world of cosmology, the latest scientific evidence has revealed that 85 percent of the universe is made up of dark matter. We can't see it, but it is definitely there. The equations tell us it must be, for nothing else explains the visible effects of mass on the universe.
While thousands of Russian fans were left devastated by their team's early exit from the World Cup, one Orthodox priest has openly rejoiced at their failure, denouncing the contest as a "homosexual abomination."
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