This week in Russia – Crypto Ruble

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Russia - Crypto Ruble
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Crypto Ruble

AFTER months of speculation the Russian Federation is to issue its own official crypto currency – the CryptoRuble which will make Russia the very first government in the world to release virtual legal tender.

Record shot

RUSSIAN gunsmiths have unveiled anupdated version of the long-range SVLK-14 sniper rifle which saw a bullet hit a target at a record 4,210 metres away from the marksman.

No Entry

THE Foreign Ministry in Moscow has criticised the American decision to refuse entry visas to Russian officials who were heading to the UN to take part in a briefing on threats to strategic stability.

Go Iggy

THE godfather of American punk, 70-year-old Iggy Pop has taken Moscow by storm touring his 18th album Post Pop Depression.

Not Pooh

LARGE numbers of hungry, aggressive bears are attacking humans and have killed two people due to depleted food sources whilst authorities on Sakhalin Island said 83 bears have had to be shot dead.

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