Russia

Manga book aims to explain Vladimir Putin

Although reportedly popular in his own country, President of Russia Vladimir Putin faces criticism from people in many countries, including Japan.

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Prosecutors Seek 3.5-Year Sentence for Russian Pokémon Go Blogger

Yekaterinburg court to issue verdict on May 11.

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Google Street View catches Russian bear in the middle of snacking on a salmon

Even bears can’t get any privacy these days.

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Life imitates (anime) art as Evgenia Medvedeva gets a Yuri!!! on Ice present from fan【Video】

Who needs a bouquet of roses when you can get a nod to this season’s biggest sports anime hit?

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This cat ear motorcycle helmet makes for a purr-fect biker accessory

Put on this helmet and you’ll be yelling, “Can’t catch me meow!”

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Man in Russian subway station pulls off the scariest (and stupidest?) jump imaginable【Video】

DO NOT TRY THIS AT YOUR HOME (PLATFORM)!

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Ladies and Gentlemen, the comedy stylings of Vladimir Putin 【Video】

Russian President Vladimir Putin shows his playful side by only making a veiled threat against neighboring countries.

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A cute Russian character transformed into yummy Japanese doughnuts? Yes, please!

A character from Russian children’s literature and Japanese doughnuts may sound like an unexpected combination, but the results sure look sweet!

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Russian Blogger Jailed for Playing Pokémon Go in Church Released

21-year-old still charged with “enticing religious hatred,” trial still pending

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All-Russian maid cafe opening in Japan, crowdfunding exceeds goal by over 800-percent

Here’s your chance to meet, and maybe even take language lessons from or tour Russia with, Russian cosplayer and maid cafe manager Nastyan!

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Russian figure skating champion who loves Sailor Moon wows Japanese fans, then meets author

Move over Mao Asada, this 16-year-old figure skating superstar is stealing the hearts of Japanese fans.

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Bikini-clad Sailor Moon cosplayer hits the slopes for sexy snowboarding fun times【Video】

Because what else would you do in a Sailor Moon bikini?

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Artist creates the most amazing headwear out of the most innocuous material【Art】

These baroque-style wigs made entirely from paper are going to ba-low you away.

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Neko motorcycle helmets featuring cute cat designs are purr-fect for cosplay and for the road

Cats are continuing on their quest to rule the world, and this time they aim to stop traffic with their cuteness.

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Puppy as loyal as Hachiko saves young owner’s life in Siberia, gets a statue

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.

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How do you take your kitty? Cute art series brings coffee drinks to life as adorable felines

From espresso cats to cappuccino kittens, coffees with matching felines are the purr-fect afternoon pick-me-up.

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Drunk Russian man face-plants in the snow, decides it’s easier to just stay there【Video】

No matter how terrible of a day you’re having, there’s a good chance that this fellow’s having a worse one.

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Russian artist creates mind-blowing collection of eerily lifelike dolls

With such uncannily lifelike flesh and features, it’s hard to believe these dolls aren’t real.

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Putin puts the moves on Russian judo team during practice in Sochi

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.

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Want to smell like Vladimir Putin? Splash his essence all over yourself【Video】

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.

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