Russian media have made conflicting reports, with some talking about an anonymous call threatening the Moscow offices of Yandex with a bomb, while others report merely a fire alarm going off there. But one thing is for certain – an evacuation of Yandex headquarters started a few hours after the departure of President Vladimir Putin, who was attending ceremonies to mark the company’s 20th birthday.
Speaking another language can be hard enough, but singing in a different tongue is only for the brave. Here are a few musicians from the USSR who tried their luck performing in English, and some even made their mark on the charts.
You probably didn’t know, but the horror genre in Russia is more than 150 years old. To celebrate Stephen King's 70th anniversary Russia Beyond challenges you to read these horror novels written by Russian writers.