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Wildberries has slammed foreign payment systems for putting illegal pressure on Russian banks after the firms threatened the online retailer with fines for alleged additional commissions on payments made via Visa and Mastercard.
German social-media researcher AlgorithmWatch said it was forced to abandon a project monitoring Instagram’s newsfeed algorithm after the Big Tech platform’s parent, Facebook, threatened to take punitive action.
A man has been charged by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) after a video circulated online of him impersonating a police commissioner and declaring that there were plans to overthrow the government.
The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has awarded Romania’s Rosia Montana gold mine world heritage status. However, the move may complicate an ongoing lawsuit with a Canadian company.
Slovakian riot police launched tear gas on demonstrators in the capital of Bratislava after some of those protesting against Covid restrictions managed to force their way into the parliament building.
Zhukovsky International Airport Cargo (ZHIA-Cargo) near Moscow has signed $150 million in agreements on the sidelines of the MAKS 2021 Air Show, the cargo operator announced on Friday.
The construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which will transport natural gas from Russia to Germany through the Baltic Sea, will be completed in August, the company in charge of the project announced on Monday.
The price of bitcoin dropped below the $33,000 level on Friday for the first time in over a week, with most other major cryptocurrencies trading in the red.
The Russian Ministry of Economic Development and Trade has raised its forecast for the growth of the country’s economy in 2021, despite new administrative restrictions on business activity due to the third wave of the pandemic.