That's why the freebie with POCO F4 and X4 GT broke on AliExpress

Last week we wrote that new POCO hits will be available in the AliExpress sale , which started this morning. Unfortunately, our users encountered a problem – the seller set a shipping fee that turned out to be higher than... Read more

Xbox leaves Russia, the fate of Russian-language voice acting is in question

Microsoft officially announced its plans to completely withdraw its business from Russia. Along the way, the company has already begun blocking Windows downloads for Russian IP addresses, and now appears to be liquidating its Russian Xbox office. This is reported... Read more

Official: POCO F4 and X4 GT coming soon to Russia

POCO has finally unveiled two of its potential hits – POCO F4 and POCO X4 GT. While voicing the price tags, the company has traditionally revealed the list of partners who will replenish their range with these two new products.... Read more

Sales of smartphones through parallel imports begin in Russia

Two large Russian retailers immediately confirmed the upcoming start of sales of electronics imported into Russia under the parallel import procedure. Svyaznoy was the first to report this, which starts selling Samsung smartphones and watches, the latest generation of iPhone,... Read more

Exclusive: price and starting discounts for POCO F4 in Russia

Yesterday, the premiere of POCO F4 ( all the details ) and POCO X4 GT ( specs and features ) took place, which will almost certainly become hits due to low prices with decent technical equipment. It was officially announced... Read more

The new PlayStation Plus has arrived in Europe. Russia overboard

The updated PlayStation Plus subscription has reached its final release milestone. Starting today, residents of Europe can use the new subscription service, which has become available to the triune version of PS Plus: Basic, Extra and Deluxe. Recall that the... Read more

Tele2 began to raise prices for unlimited tariffs in Russia

In March, the Russian authorities recommended that mobile operators abandon unlimited tariffs and revise “gigabytes” in other tariffs downward in order to contribute to the stability of cellular networks in the face of “uncertainty” in the supply of telecommunications equipment.... Read more

There is nothing to repair: in Russia there was a shortage of spare parts for the iPhone

The consequences of the departure of the world’s largest brands from Russia are beginning to take on more and more vivid outlines: for example, there is a shortage of spare parts for the iPhone in the country. The alarm is... Read more

SIM-cards in Russia became paid for new subscribers

The usual course of things in Russia is actively changing. Since the beginning of this week, SIM-cards, which for many years were issued to new customers of telecom operators for free, have now ceased to be such. The Kommersant publication... Read more

Microsoft banned downloading Windows 10 and Windows 11 in Russia

Microsoft seems to be continuing to reduce its presence in the Russian market. Earlier, the company announced the suspension of sales of its goods and services in Russia (including the direction of Xbox), as well as the reduction of investments... Read more

Sony loses trial to block PlayStation Store in Russia

Sony withdrew the PlayStation from Russia back in March, which was an unpleasant surprise for all platform players. But those who bought the PlayStation 5 Digital Edition (without a drive for physical media) felt this limitation the most. Since then,... Read more

Samsung blocks activation of smartphones from "parallel import" in Russia

The refusal of the largest companies to supply smartphones and other gadgets to Russia led to the fact that gray deliveries from neighboring countries, referred to as “parallel imports”, were put into action. It turned out that some Samsung smartphones... Read more

The Central Bank of Russia is preparing a replacement for Apple Pay and Google Pay

In March of this year, Russians lost the ability to pay for purchases in offline stores using NFC on their smartphones due to the departure of Apple Pay and Google Pay services from the market. Mir Pay was the only... Read more

Start of sales of Realme 9i in Russia: price

Realme finally brought to Russia the hit Realme 9i , presented at the beginning of the year. Despite the low-budget status, the device is remembered for its design in the style of older models and a good combination of toppings.... Read more

Huawei began to close branded stores across Russia

Chinese Huawei, despite all its problems in recent years, retains its representation in Russia. New items do not come to Russian retail as often as we would like, but the chain of stores continues to work. However, according to RIA... Read more

Roskomnadzor launched a large-scale attack on top VPN services in Russia

From the very morning, users of VPN services popular in Russia began to notice failures in the operation of such programs as Proton VPN, Nord VPN and some others. Later, the regulator confirmed that this situation is not accidental. In... Read more

Google slows down YouTube in Russia: what's going on?

Russian Internet providers began to receive notifications from Google about the shutdown of Google Global Cache servers, which speed up the loading of the search giant’s services – primarily content from YouTube. They are local data storages in different parts... Read more

Apple, Samsung and Huawei continue to register gadgets in Russia

During the spring, many global companies left Russia. Among them were both Apple, which explicitly announced its departure, and Samsung, which froze the business. Nevertheless, as Kommersant journalists found out, both companies continue to apply for the registration of new... Read more

"Mercantilist politics": Soros criticized Merkel for Europe's gas dependence on Russia

Soros laid the blame for Europe’s dependence on Russian gas directly on ex-German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s “special agreements” with Moscow. American billionaire financier and philanthropist George Soros accused former German Chancellor Angela Merkel of having made European countries dependent on... Read more

“They want to show the West at least some ability”: Arestovich explained why the Russian Federation threw all its forces into seizing the Luhansk region

Aleksey Arestovich explained why the Russians are in such a hurry to seize the entire Donbass, in particular, the Luhansk region. Aleksey Arestovich, adviser to the head of the President’s Office, explained why the Russians, despite statements that “the special... Read more

Monkeypox virus appeared in Ukrainian biological laboratories: the National Security and Defense Council spoke about a new fake that Russia is spreading

Russian propaganda links the emergence of monkeypox to non-existent Ukrainian “biological laboratories”. Rospropagandists claim that the United States seemed to be developing viruses in Ukrainian biolaboratories, among which was monkeypox . This was reported by the Center for Counteracting Disinformation... Read more

Zelensky called the fateful mistake of Russia

All mistakes together will lead the Russian Federation to its historical weakening, the president is sure. The Russian invasion began precisely from the Crimea. This was far from the first item in the list of mistakes of the Russian state... Read more

Around Putin there are "hawks": the expert assessed the likelihood of a rebellion in the Kremlin

Experts suggest that Vladimir Putin may be “removed” by his entourage. Experts suggest that Vladimir Putin may be “removed” by his entourage. A mutiny in the Kremlin is indeed possible, however, there are other scenarios. Oleksiy Garan, a professor of... Read more

Monkeypox virus appeared in Ukrainian biological laboratories: the National Security and Defense Council spoke about a new fake spread by Russia

Russian propaganda links the emergence of monkeypox to non-existent Ukrainian “biological laboratories”. Rospropagandists claim that the United States seemed to be developing viruses in Ukrainian biolaboratories, among which was monkeypox . This was reported by the Center for Counteracting Disinformation... Read more

"Insignificant": Zelensky commented on the statement of the Russian Federation that they allegedly deliberately slow down offensive actions

Well, after three months of searching for an explanation as to why the Russians failed to break Ukraine in three days, they have come up with nothing better than to claim that this is what they planned. Today, another completely... Read more