Russia Will be all up in Everyone's Business at the Winter Olympics

Not to be outdone by the sheer magnitude of the NSA's PRISM program, Russia's FSB security service is preparing to monitor every single communication made by competitors and spectators alike during the 2014 winter games in Sochi, according to a report by The Guardian. Read More >>

Vladmir Putin Hired Boyz II Men to Sing Until Russians Make More Babies

Vladmir Putin is on a mission to raise Russia's birth rate. Best way to do that? Hire Boyz II Men to croon the babies right into the bellies. Read More >>

Anonymous Takes Out the Kremlin to Show Us It's Just Not That Happy With Putin

Another day, another lashing out by our friendly neighbourhood hacking collective. This time it seems Anonymous isn't too fond of a one Vladimir Putin. Having seen him just get his shoes back under the Presidential desk, the hackers took out the Kremlin's site, which, as Xkcd points out, is almost akin to tearing down a poster or two in the digital age of protesting -- not quite the hack attacks Anonymous et al. were waging just a few months ago that's for sure. Read More >>

Vladimir Putin Will Make 3D Popular Whether You Like It or Not

Back in 2010, Vladimir Putin wasn't very happy about the prospect of wearing 3D glasses. But now he's donned a pair to watch a commemorative film of Yuri Gagarin's first human space flight, he looks pretty bad-ass in them. [Boing Boing] Read More >>


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