French and Russian humor may differ, but people in both countries have almost simultaneously placed ads on customer websites, 'selling' the Mistral ships. The offer got quite a response, with people asking for specifications and possible discounts.
Hollywood star Mickey Rourke – a sex symbol of the 1980s – is enjoying his time in Russia this week. The actor, who is not a newcomer to the Russian capital, is getting ready for a boxing match in Moscow on Friday.
Freezing temperatures didn’t stop intrepid passengers from “helping out” a Russian plane that couldn’t move, because its wheels were frozen to the ground. The "selfie" won the day in a remote Siberian town beyond the Arctic Circle.
A project aiming to build a solar-powered plane, capable of climbing to a record-breaking 24,000 meters into the stratosphere, has found sponsors. The race to the edge of space is on, with a maiden flight just powered by the sun scheduled for 2017.
It took him hours to get to the top, but just a matter of minutes to get back down. Russian thrill-seeker Ratmir Nagimyanov recorded his stunning decent from a 3,200-meter-high mountain in the Republic of Ingushetia, which he calls just a warm-up.
In a world teaming with lore and unexplained phenomena, the Loch Ness Monster has stood at the top of the paranormal pantheon for decades. Now, a woodland conservation group says the world’s most renowned monster may in fact be…a log?
The futuristic-looking glossy black streetcar produced by a leading tank factory in Russia has been touring the country in a bid to attract future buyers. A new video featuring the R1 at a Moscow industry expo has been released.
An extraordinary bright orange flash has lit up the sky in Russia’s Sverdlovsk region in the Urals. While locals captured the massive ‘blast’ on numerous cameras, both scientists and emergency services still struggle to explain the unusual event.
People around the globe oohed and aahed after freezing themselves with buckets of ice water, but for the sake of 'crazy Russian science' some went further, pouring almost 300 degrees Fahrenheit colder liquid over their heads.
Daredevil highwire-walker and Austrian crime author Reinhard Kleindl has shot to fame after crossing the 108 meter Victoria Falls on the Zambia-Zimbabwe border. He spoke to RT about his motivations and safety precautions.