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Russia Develops Electric Lada e-Largus Despite Crippling Sanctions
Russia Develops Electric Lada e-Largus Despite Crippling Sanctions

8 Aug 2022, 16:37 UTC / Although the Russian Federation struggles to secure the chips it needs to make ICE-powered cars, Russia is currently pouring money into an electric vehicle

 
What Do Dynamite, X-Rays, Alfred Einstein, and an Oil Tanker Have in Common? A Nobel
What Do Dynamite, X-Rays, Alfred Einstein, and an Oil Tanker Have in Common? A Nobel

6 Aug 2022, 14:46 UTC / The Nobel family changed the world for ever. Famous for the Prize, the Nobel name is bound to other crucial contributions to the progress of modern civilization

 
These US Companies Are on Call if Russia Abandons the International Space Station
These US Companies Are on Call if Russia Abandons the International Space Station

5 Aug 2022, 07:26 UTC / What will eventually happen with regards to the Russian Federation on the ISS? The answer will not be made clear until after 2024

 
$75 Million Axioma Becomes the First Seized Superyacht to Sell at Auction, Without Reserve
$75 Million Axioma Becomes the First Seized Superyacht to Sell at Auction, Without Reserve

27 Jul 2022, 04:27 UTC / Owned by a Russian billionaire, Axioma was arrested in Gibraltar at the end of March. The court ruled it will sell at auction to recover a standing loan

 
2022 Lada Niva Gets Poverty-Spec Classic '22 Version, Simplicity Defines It
2022 Lada Niva Gets Poverty-Spec Classic '22 Version, Simplicity Defines It

26 Jul 2022, 09:26 UTC / The poverty-spec Lada Niva is back under the Classic '22 handle, a back-to-basics trim level resulting from the western world's sanctions on Russia

 
Biker Gang The Night Wolves, aka Putin’s Angels, Is Hit by Sanctions
Biker Gang The Night Wolves, aka Putin’s Angels, Is Hit by Sanctions

25 Jul 2022, 08:41 UTC / The EU singles out the motorcycle club, founder Alexander “The Surgeon” Zaldostanov and three others, in a bid to stop them from spreading propaganda

 
A Chess Robot Broke a Kid’s Finger During Tournament in World’s First Incident of the Kind
A Chess Robot Broke a Kid’s Finger During Tournament in World’s First Incident of the Kind

25 Jul 2022, 06:56 UTC / It’s not the rise of the machines: humans need to be aware of the limitations of robots, even during a game of chess, and respect them accordingly

 
Two of Roman Abramovich’s Superyachts Suddenly Sail Away, Months After They Were Detained
Two of Roman Abramovich’s Superyachts Suddenly Sail Away, Months After They Were Detained

24 Jul 2022, 05:05 UTC / Superyacht Halo and support vessel Garcon were detained in Antigua in late March, after Abramovich was sanctioned. They’re now traveling together to Morocco

 
Construction Resumes on Seized $600 Million Megayacht Dilbar, but No One Knows What For
Construction Resumes on Seized $600 Million Megayacht Dilbar, but No One Knows What For

21 Jul 2022, 05:54 UTC / The world’s largest yacht by tonnage, Dilbar, was seized in Germany under current sanctions against Russia. It is now out of dry dock for unspecified work

 
Biggest Hybrid Truck on the Planet Is Almost Nowhere To Be Seen
Biggest Hybrid Truck on the Planet Is Almost Nowhere To Be Seen

16 Jul 2022, 03:40 UTC / A newcomer in the mining equipment industry is as promising as it is elusive. Ex-Soviet BelAZ heavy hauler hints promise, but looks deceptive for now

 
2022 Isuzu MU-X Gets Improved Go-Anywhere Capability From Arctic Trucks
2022 Isuzu MU-X Gets Improved Go-Anywhere Capability From Arctic Trucks

12 Jul 2022, 21:23 UTC / A very serious piece of kit, the 2022 Isuzu MU-X Arctic Trucks AT35 package is currently exclusive to the Russian market

 
The Strange Case of $80M Superyacht Polaris, Which Escaped Sanctions and Then Came Back
The Strange Case of $80M Superyacht Polaris, Which Escaped Sanctions and Then Came Back

12 Jul 2022, 03:51 UTC / MY Polaris, delivered by Rossinavi in 2021, is now called MY Polestar and is sailing under a different flag after a few months spent in Turkey

 
Michelin Intends To Completely Abandon Russia, Local Management To Take Control
Michelin Intends To Completely Abandon Russia, Local Management To Take Control

28 Jun 2022, 13:27 UTC / The French tire manufacturer stopped production in March but now signals that it wants to completely give up on Russia. Here’s how

 
Russia Plans Drastic Switch to Over 80% Domestically-Produced Aircraft
Russia Plans Drastic Switch to Over 80% Domestically-Produced Aircraft

28 Jun 2022, 03:31 UTC / The Russian government allegedly declared that it has $14.5 billion available to boost its local aviation industry so that it override international sanctions

 
Seized $325 Million Superyacht Amadea Arrives in Hawaii, Is U.S. Taxpayers’ Problem Now
Seized $325 Million Superyacht Amadea Arrives in Hawaii, Is U.S. Taxpayers’ Problem Now

18 Jun 2022, 04:04 UTC / After a lengthy and highly-mediated court battle, Amadea is now fully under U.S. control after arrest in Fiji in April, under current sanctions against Russia

 
Russian-Owned Private Jets and Helicopters Continue to Fly, Despite Sanctions
Russian-Owned Private Jets and Helicopters Continue to Fly, Despite Sanctions

17 Jun 2022, 02:27 UTC / Surprising absolutely no one, new research shows that international economic sanctions have had little impact as regards privately-owned aircraft

 
Lada Granta Classic '22 Revealed, Poverty-Spec Model Doesn't Even Have Airbags
Lada Granta Classic '22 Revealed, Poverty-Spec Model Doesn't Even Have Airbags

16 Jun 2022, 14:25 UTC / If you ever wondered how bad the Russian automotive industry is doing after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, this car is the perfect example

 
Two of the World’s Biggest Superyachts, Nord and Motor Yacht A, Sail Under Russian Flag
Two of the World’s Biggest Superyachts, Nord and Motor Yacht A, Sail Under Russian Flag

15 Jun 2022, 03:33 UTC / Both superyachts are on sanctions lists but have managed to avoid capture. They have been de-registered and are now sailing under the Russian flag

 
Volkswagen Offers Compensation to Employees Who Voluntarily Resign Job at Russia Plant
Volkswagen Offers Compensation to Employees Who Voluntarily Resign Job at Russia Plant

10 Jun 2022, 09:53 UTC / Workers who agreed to quit and accept the company’s offer before June 17 would receive financial compensation and medical insurance until the end of 2022

 
U.S. Goes After Superyachts, Luxury Yacht Management Company, and God Himself
U.S. Goes After Superyachts, Luxury Yacht Management Company, and God Himself

4 Jun 2022, 04:31 UTC / In a bid to “degrade the key networks used by Russia’s elites,” the U.S. Department of Treasury expands sanctions list to include vessels, companies, aircraft