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The Ukraine Crisis Raises Uncomfortable Questions About Territorial Legitimacy

Joseph Miles | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Joseph Miles

The criticism that the Crimean referendum is an affront to the territorial integrity of Ukraine is not a valid one. Even in the absence of consent by the Ukrainian parliament, the Crimean right to self-determination exists...

Need To Assassinate A Goldfish?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2013 | UK Tech

A Russian arms manufacturer has solved that infuriating age-old assassination problem we all encounter on a regular basis. What do you do when the ...

Russian Millionaires Drop £130,000 In 'Monumental' Three-Hour Drinking Session

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.10.2013 | UK

Two Russian millionaires dropped a staggering £130,000 during a monster three-hour drinking session in one of London's most exclusive bars. The men, ...

WATCH: Car Hits Cows Having Sex

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK

A shocking video of a bull mounting a cow before being hit by a car has been viewed thousands of times after being posted on YouTube. A dashboard c...

Berezovsky 'Found Lying In Bathroom With Ligature Round His Neck'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK

Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky was found lying on his bathroom floor with a "ligature around his neck and a piece of similar material on the shower...

Russia's Initiatives for the BRICS

Sergei Katyrin | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK Politics
Sergei Katyrin

This week South Africa hosts the fifth Brics summit, completing the first 'cycle' of summits that began in Yekaterinburg in 2008. Individually no-one disputes the group has flourished since then. Our respective economies have each grown apace in what have been very difficult circumstances.

Vladimir Putin Dresses As Mummy Bird For Photo Op

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.09.2012 | UK Politics

Russian President Vladimir Putin is no stranger to the machismo photo opportunity. However his latest foray into the skies may signal a fluffier, s...

The World Egg Throwing Championships: Cheaper and Funnier Than the Olympics

John Fleming | Posted 25.08.2012 | UK Comedy
John Fleming

At the weekend, I went to the World Egg Throwing Championships in a very large field at Swaton in Lincolnshire. There were teams from Germany, Greece, Holland, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, Sweden, the UK and the USA.

WATCH: Nissan Showroom Destroyed By Angry Customer

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 13.04.2012 | UK Comedy

Want to get that lovely feeling of customer satisfaction? Here's a tip: don't drive your courtesy car into the garage you're angry with and start smas...

Bomfunk MC's 'Freestyler' Like You've Never Heard It Before

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK Comedy

KVN is a show on Russian TV that asks comedy troupes - mainly students - to perform their sketches, skits and stand-up routines in front of a live aud...

Pet Owner Sparks Outrage After Inking Cat With Matching Tattoo

Posted 17.02.2012 | UK

Cat owner Timur Rimut from Russia tattooed his hairless pet with matching body art, in a video that animal lovers are likely to find upsetting. Th...

WATCH: Russian Travel Website Advert Shows Russian President Groping Women

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 22.12.2011 | UK Comedy

Here's a clever way of taking the mick out of your country's leader and advertising your website at the same time: greenscreening Dmitry Medvedev's he...