21-year-old still charged with “enticing religious hatred,” trial still pending
Here’s your chance to meet, and maybe even take language lessons from or tour Russia with, Russian cosplayer and maid cafe manager Nastyan!
Move over Mao Asada, this 16-year-old figure skating superstar is stealing the hearts of Japanese fans.
Because what else would you do in a Sailor Moon bikini?
These baroque-style wigs made entirely from paper are going to ba-low you away.
Cats are continuing on their quest to rule the world, and this time they aim to stop traffic with their cuteness.
This story of a three-year-old girl surviving over a week and a half in the woods with her pet dog has taken the Japanese Internet by storm, and is sure to give you a case of the warm fuzzies.
From espresso cats to cappuccino kittens, coffees with matching felines are the purr-fect afternoon pick-me-up.
No matter how terrible of a day you’re having, there’s a good chance that this fellow’s having a worse one.
With such uncannily lifelike flesh and features, it’s hard to believe these dolls aren’t real.
Haven’t had enough of Vladimir Putin this past couple of weeks? Watch the Russian leader take a break from his presidential duties to rumble with the country’s national judo team.
One of Moscow’s luxury department stores is selling a new fragrance inspired by the leader of Russia. Try it; they swear it’s not going to give you radiation poisoning.
For when you need a little more excitement in your morning train ride!
Swooning ladies and manly men, your prayers have been answered.
Wear a wave to your next party with designs inspired by one of Japan’s most famous ukiyo-e woodblock prints.
Birds of a feather flock together, but sometimes tigers and goats can become pretty good friends too!
If anime girls suddenly started appearing in reality, you’d probably expect them to first show up in Japan, right? But as this collection of fan art photo edits proves, they look equally at home in Russia, Portugal, and other parts of Europe.
Our Japanese reporter Ahiruneko is an admitted gari (pickled ginger) maniac. Whenever he goes into a sushi restaurant he’s sure to polish off as much of the pink sweet and sour flakes as he does actual sushi. Yes, for Ahiruneko, sushi just wouldn’t be sushi without gari.
But one day he heard some troubling news. Word had it that Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants in Russia were selling a chicken sandwich topped with gari. “What are the Russians thinking?!” thought our reporter as he set out in search of these mythical creations…
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met Russian President Vladimir Putin at the U.N. headquarters in New York on September 28 to discuss advancing negotiations on long-standing territorial disputes between the two countries.
Rather than focusing on politics, however, netizens have been focusing much more on the fact that, having arrived late to the proceedings, Prime Minister Abe performed an adorable little shuffle-jog straight towards the Russian prez. So adorable, in fact, that some Chinese netizens have completely reversed their initial impressions of Prime Minister Abe, and now apparently think he’s the last word in kawaii!
We all know that scarecrows can be terrifying. but are they really scary enough to keep humans at bay? Well apparently in Russia, scarecrows scare you!
On the border between China and Russia, stuffed scarecrows man the border patrol guard towers. Is this a case of budget failure, laziness, or just a joke gone hay-wire? Read on to find out!