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Another Selfie Mishap, This One Caught on Video

Artworks by Salvador Dali, Francisco Goya now need fixing in Russia

(Newser) - An artwork by Salvador Dali is in need of repair after a selfie attempt gone wrong in Russia. Some women visiting Yekaterinburg's International Arts Center Main Avenue were reportedly attempting a selfie near a temporary wall showcasing two artworks—an etching by Spanish painter Francisco Goya and Dali's... More »

Russia Takes US Diplomatic Parking Spots in Ongoing Spat

Russia says it's seeking 'full parity' with US diplomats

(Newser) - It appears US diplomats in Russia will be spending less time trying to smooth relations with that country and more time circling the block after Moscow revoked diplomatic parking privileges in two cities, the AP reports. According to a report from Russian state-owned TV, officials painted over parking spots outside... More »

This Is the World's Tallest Abandoned Structure

Meet the leaning (TV) tower of Yekaterinburg

(Newser) - It's not the kind of engineering milestone that anyplace wants to have, but the Russian city of Yekaterinburg has learned to live with it—the world's tallest abandoned structure. As kuriositas.com explains, the 720-foot tower that dominates the landscape is actually a half-finished TV tower. Soviet engineers... More »

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