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Russia, also officially known as the Russian Federation is a country in northern Eurasia. It is a federal semi-presidential republic, comprising 83 federal subjects. Russia shares borders with the following countries (from northwest to southeast): Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (both via Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, and North Korea. It also has maritime borders with Japan (by the Sea of Okhotsk) and the United States (by the Bering Strait).

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An armed pro-Russian separatist guards a crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), Donetsk region
UK Asks NATO to Stand Up to Russia

By IBTimes AU

A committee of UK lawmakers has warned that the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) is not well prepared to face the new threat posed by Russia and many deficiencies are dogging its command structures. (9:44 pm)

MORE TOPICS: UKRAINE

Apple CEO Tim Cook delivers his keynote address at the World Wide developers conference
Apple Inc Shifting to 'Lifestyle Brand' Under Tim Cook; Samsung Losing Smartphone Numbers War

By IBTimes AU

Under the leadership of Tim Cook, Apple will make sure it has a device in every aspect of a person's life. (8:32 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, APPLE INC., SAMSUNG, IPAD, INDIA

Flowers and mementos left by local residents lie on wreckage at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region in this July 19, 2014 file photo.
MH17 Memorial: Australia Prepares for August 7 National Day of Mourning

By IBTimes AU

Australia has declared August 7 a national day of mourning for the victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. A national memorial service will be held in Melbourne on the same day to coincide with the day of mourning. (3:17 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, UKRAINE, G20, TONY ABBOTT

Cows graze near the wreckage at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), Donetsk region July 26, 2014.
Eighty Dead Bodies Still Scattered around MH17 Crash Site, Australia Says

By IBTimes AU

The dead bodies of at least 80 of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 passengers might still be scattered around in Ukraine, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop claimed. (2:40 pm)

MORE TOPICS: EUROPEAN UNION, AUSTRALIA, UKRAINE

Three models of China's Xiaomi Mi phones are pictured during their launch in New Delhi
Xiaomi Suspected to Leak Data to Chinese Servers, Points to Growing Instances of International Spying Using Gadgets and Software

By IBTimes AU

In the latest in the growing instance of international spying using devices and software, Chinese company Xiaomi's RedMi Note is suspected to transmit personal data including SMS messages and photos to servers located in mainland China. (12:37 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, MICROSOFT, IPHONE, SMARTPHONE, ANDROID

Person Holds a Samsung Galaxy S4 Displaying a Twitter Error Message in Front of Turkish National Flag in This Illustration Taken in Zenica
Update Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini with Android 4.4.2 KitKat

By IBTimes AU

For quite some time now, the LTE variant of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini already received the KitKat update. Fortunately, for those with the international 3G variant, XXUCNG1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat is now available. The XXUCNG1 Android 4.4. (Jul 31)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, ANDROID

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini: Android Smartphone Release Date in UK Stores Confirmed on August 7

By IBTimes AU

After getting released Russia and Germany last July, the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini is now headed to the retail stores in the United Kingdom. The South Korean technology giant announced that the mini version is scheduled to be released on Aug. 7, 2014. (Jul 31)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, UNITED KINGDOM, SAMSUNG, GERMANY, RETAIL, SMARTPHONE

People hug as they leave an area designated for family members of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 passengers, while waiting for more information about the crashed plane, at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang July 18, 2014. The Malaysia Airlines Bo
Malaysia Airlines MH17 Trial: Malaysia or Netherlands to Convene Trial, Not ICC

By IBTimes AU

The trial of those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 over eastern Ukraine on July 17 will be convened in either a Malaysian or Dutch court, but not at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. (Jul 31)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS, COURT, UKRAINE, ATTORNEY GENERAL, INTERNATIONAL LAW

Cows graze near the wreckage at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), Donetsk region July 26, 2014.
Australia PM Tony Abbott Says Focus on MH17 Recovery, Not More Sanctions to Russia

By IBTimes AU

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has declared he is more concerned about the recovery of bodies from the MH17 crash site in Ukraine than imposing more sanctions on Russia. Mr Abbott said Australia's priority was getting access to the site under the separatists' control. (Jul 31)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, UKRAINE, TONY ABBOTT

Students walk out of Samsung Electronics' headquarters in Seoul
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini Release Date Slated For Aug. 7 in the UK

By IBTimes AU

Samsung has been releasing a slew of devices this year with the Galaxy S5, Galaxy K Zoom, Galaxy Tab S, Galaxy S5 Mini and Galaxy Tab Q leading the way. However, the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini saw only a limited release in July. Nonetheless, the compact device will hit the store shelves in the UK on Aug. (Jul 31)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, IPHONE, GOLD, SAMSUNG, GERMANY, SMARTPHONE