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The Gruzovikus is an ‘intelligent’ freightliner truck that transports cargo without a driver

Without context, if you looked at the Gruzovikus, your first instinct would be to wonder why its cockpit is so slim. You’d then notice that the Gruzovikus has no doors… or windows. The Gruzovikus doesn’t need a driver, because it IS the driver. Designed by Art Lebedev Studio, this freight-carrying semi-truck comes with an incredibly slim profile, and is fully autonomous i.e., it doesn’t need a driver operating it, even remotely.The lack of a designer really informs the Gruzovikus’ design proce...
Tags: Transportation, Design, Autonomous, Automotive, Lebedev, Art Lebedev Studio, Robots/Drones, Semi-truck, Gruzovikus, Self-driven


Khodorkovsky Was Denied Right to a Fair Trial, Court Says

(Bloomberg) -- Want the lowdown on European markets? In your inbox before the open, every day. Sign up here.Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the Russian businessman who spent nearly a decade in prison in Russia on what he said were politically motivated charges by the Kremlin, won a second victory at Europe’s top human rights court.The Russian trial judge’s refusal to “allow the defense to examine prosecution and defense witnesses and to submit important expert or exculpatory evidence” violated Khodorkovsk...
Tags: Europe, London, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Bloomberg, Moscow, European Court Of Human Rights, Geneva, Kremlin, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Khodorkovsky, Yukos, Soviet Union, Sochi Russia


Johnson visit to Lebedev party after victory odd move for 'people's PM'

PM mingled with Russian elite amid claims of Moscow interference in UK politicsIt was the equivalent of a V-sign cheerfully flashed at his critics. The day after his landslide election victory, Boris Johnson and his girlfriend Carrie Symonds dropped into a caviar-fuelled Christmas party in London hosted by former KGB agent Alexander Lebedev and his son Evgeny.During the campaign Johnson had stubbornly refused to publish the Russia report, written by the last parliament’s intelligence and securit...
Tags: UK, London, Russia, Foreign Policy, Moscow, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Evgeny Lebedev, Alexander Lebedev, Evgeny, KGB, Lebedev, Carrie Symonds


An inside look at the history of Russian Lebedev PL-14/15 pistol

A few months ago, I had a pleasure of working with Larry Vickers on his trip to Russia. I wanted to highlight some weapons we shot for the TFB readers and give a little background about why and how certain weapons were developed. Today we will talk about one of my personal favorites, PL-14/15, which […] Read More … The post An inside look at the history of Russian Lebedev PL-14/15 pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Russia, Defense, Editorial, TFB, Larry Vickers, Lebedev, Pistols, Semi-Auto, Pl-14, Pl-15, Pl-15k


Russian warship ‘carrying £100 billion in gold’ discovered off South Korea

A South Korean salvage team has discovered the wreck of a Russian warship that was sunk in a naval battle 113 years ago and is believed to still contain a trove of gold bullion and coins worth 150 trillion won, or £100 billion. The Russian Imperial Navy cruiser Dmitrii Donskoi was discovered at a depth of more than 1,400 feet about one mile off the South Korean island of Ulleungdo. A joint team made up of experts from South Korea, Britain and Canada discovered the wreck on Sunday and used two ma...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, News, North Korea, Russia, Canada, Seoul, St Petersburg, Mediterranean, Far East, Vladivostok, Lebedev, Imperial Navy, Tsushima, Russian Imperial Navy, South Korea Britain


Kalashnikov Concern Tools Up for Mass Production of Lebedev Pistol

According to Kalashnikov Concern and TASS Russian News Agency, the Izhevsk Mechanical Plant (a subsidiary of Kalashnikov Concern) is preparing for the mass production of Lebedev pistols in the foreseeable future. This announcement was done by Alexander Gvozdik, the managing director of Izhevsk Mechanical Plant,  during a ceremony of opening a new woodworking facility in […] Read More … The post Kalashnikov Concern Tools Up for Mass Production of Lebedev Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog...
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Lebedev, Pistols, Semi-Auto, Pl-14, Pl-15, Kalashnikov Concern, Pl-15k, TASS Russian News Agency, Izhevsk Mechanical Plant, Alexander Gvozdik


It Doesn’t Get More Minimal Than This

The latest from city park accessory master Art Lebedev, the Urnus-14 design is a compact and easy-to-service trash can. The stark metal structure is barely-there compared to other monolithic garbage bin designs but depending on color of the trash bag used, it can also stand out.It’s also easier to reset by maintenance personnel. A built-in rubber band holds the bag rim in place, ensuring it doesn’t slip out of the grooved holder. One perk is that it doesn’t require additional cleaning – only rem...
Tags: Design, Outdoor, Trash Can, Product Design, Lebedev, Garbage-bin, Art Lebedev Studio, Urnus-14


New Park Stuff for Praha

A city as stunning as Prague deserves park furniture equally as beautiful. The latest from Art Lebedev studio aims to provide just that to the city center. The range of demure benches, trash cans and bike racks offers improved aesthetics and functionality over existing dilapidated park features without compromising the beauty of the historic district.At the heart of the collection is a bench with unusual cast-iron supports. It’s laconic and straightforward with a black and white color scheme – a...
Tags: Design, Furniture, Prague, Outdoor, Charles Bridge, Product Design, Lebedev, Art Lebedev Studio, Prague park furniture


Russian PL-15K Pistol Described by the Designer (VIDEO)

Kalashnikov Media, a dedicated media website of Kalashnikov Concern, has released a video where the designer of PL-15 and PL-15K pistols, Dmitri Lebedev, talks about the compact version of his pistol. Here is that video (with English subtitles). https://kalashnikov.media/en/embed/4516432 According to RIA Novosti news agency, the PL-15K can become a replacement for the Makarov pistol which […] Read More … The post Russian PL-15K Pistol Described by the Designer (VIDEO) appeared first on The Fire...
Tags: Guns, Russian, Compact, Daily News, RIA Novosti, Makarov, Lebedev, Pistols, Pistol, 9x19mm, Pl-15, Pl-15k, Dmitri Lebedev


Businesses Far from Florida and Texas Feel Hurricane's Impact

Texas and Florida are usually the biggest markets for ReelSonar's fishing devices and apps. But recreation isn't a priority right now -- and may not be for a while -- in the states amid the devastation left by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Though ReelSonar is based in Seattle, thousands of miles from the damage, it's feeling an impact from the storms. It's the same for many small businesses with lots of customers or suppliers in disaster areas. Sales drop off as people and businesses prepared for...
Tags: Amazon, Florida, Texas, Seattle, Harvey, Lancaster Pennsylvania, ReelSonar, Lebedev, Okeechobee Florida, Irma Though ReelSonar, Alex Lebedev


[ARMY 2017] Kalashnikov Concern Handgun Releases Compact PL-15, New Prototypes

Kalashnikov Concern has released several new handguns this year at ARMY 2017, most notably a compact version of the Lebedev PL-15, the company’s flagship semiautomatic handgun. We’ll post some photographs below, which are courtesy of Maxim Popenker, the famous Russian gun blogger. The newly released compact version of the Lebedev PL-15 is the PL-15K. The trigger is Single […] Read More … The post [ARMY 2017] Kalashnikov Concern Handgun Releases Compact PL-15, New Prototypes appeared first on Th...
Tags: Photos, News, Guns, Russia, Defense, Companies, Handguns, Misc, New Product, Daily News, Lebedev, New Release, Pistols, Other Gear & Gadgets, Pistol, ARMY-2017


One Chic Hydration Station

The latest in Art Lebedev Studio’s line of lux hydration stations, the Fontanus-1 is one part art and one part water fountain! The sculptural solution is designed to replace existing fountains which often muddy the natural beauty of our city parks.Intuitive and easy to use, a large push button activates various water streams. For tall adults, the top stream completes the circle and offers clean, easy to reach drinking water. A second output in the center is perfectly placed for kids. As an added...
Tags: Design, Product Design, Lebedev, Art Lebedev Studio, Water Fountain, Fontanus, Fontanus-1


The Unnecessary Fragmentation of Design Jobs

Photo by Sanwal Deen Hey there, tech designer person. Have you noticed the increasing number of vague specializations we’ve invented for ourselves?Here are a few I grabbed from a job board 10 minutes ago.UX DesignerUX/UI DesignerUI DesignerGraphic Designer (UX & UI focus)Visual DesignerDigital DesignerProduct DesignerPresentation DesignerFront End DesignerWeb DesignerBleh. What’s the difference between UX and UX/UI and UI? Isn’t Product also UX/UI? Isn’t a Front End a UI? What’s a Graphic Desi...
Tags: Business, Design, Blogging, Moscow, Bp, John, Ux, Bob, Coca Cola, Jason, Hiring, Signal, 3m, Steven, John Maeda, Raymond


Czech Small Arms Introduces vz.15 Ultra Low Bore Axis Pistol

Is 2017 the Year of the Low Bore Axis? It seems like it just might be! Amid a sea of other pistols advertised as having low bore axes (some of which do deliver on that claim), the Jablunka-based Czech Small Arms has introduced a new pistol with about as low a bore axis as is […] Read More … The post Czech Small Arms Introduces vz.15 Ultra Low Bore Axis Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Czech Republic, Hudson, Csa, Daily News, Czechoslovakia, Steyr, Lebedev, IWA, Handgun, 9mm, Pistols, Other Gear & Gadgets, Guns & Gear, Pistol


Russian politician Igor Lebedev wants to make sport of hooligan fighting

Igor Lebedev says hooligan fights could draw as many spectators as football matches. A radical idea of turning football hooliganism into a sport has been proposed by Russian politician Igor Lebedev. With less than 18 months to go until Russia hosts the World Cup, Lebedev has drafted rules for a "draka'' -- the Russian word for fight -- featuring 20 unarmed combatants on each side. The MP for the Liberal Democrat Party, who gained notoriety last year when he seemed to encourage Russian ...
Tags: Russia, Story, Soccer, FIFA World Cup, Blog - Fifa, Pa Sport, Lebedev, Liberal Democrat party, Igor Lebedev


Full Cast Announced for Glenn Close-Led SUNSET BOULEVARD on Broadway!

Three-time Tony Award-winnerGlenn Closewon London's Evening Standard Award for her iconic portrayal of Norma Desmond inAndrew Lloyd Webber'sTony Award-winning Best Musical,Sunset Boulevard. Close made her West End debut in bravura sold-out limited engagement at the English National Opera ENO in April 2016. The award was presented last night,Sunday, November 13, at a ceremony hosted bySir Elton Johnand Evening Standard ownerEvgeny Lebedev. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: London, Theatre, Broadway, Glenn, Lebedev, BWW News Desk


Buried in Books - My New Precioussssess

Because I can't possibly read every single book that finds its way into my home IMMEDIATELY, though I fully intend to die trying, allow me to show off our most recently acquired precioussssess... For Review T.E. Grau This is Horror November 2016 “Find a safe place to die. And make sure it is away from the people and away from the sky.” Shirley Jackson Award-nominated author T.E. Grau delivers a tale of obsession, alienation, and a teenage girl in search of...
Tags: Books, Florida, John, Soviet Union, Slater, Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Shirley Jackson, Lebedev, Christopher Smith, Grau


Breaking News: Michael Xavier, Siobhan Dillon�& Fred Johanson Will Reunite with Glenn Close in SUNSET BOULEVARD on Broadway

Three-time Tony Award-winnerGlenn Closewon London's Evening Standard Award for her iconic portrayal of Norma Desmond inAndrew Lloyd Webber'sTony Award-winning Best Musical,Sunset Boulevard. Close made her West End debut in bravura sold-out limited engagement at the English National Opera ENO in April 2016. The award was presented last night,Sunday, November 13, at a ceremony hosted bySir Elton Johnand Evening Standard ownerEvgeny Lebedev. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: London, Theatre, Broadway, Glenn Close, Lebedev, BWW News Desk


Tricky Russian Typography – Part II

Image from Pixabay Last time, we started talking about punctuation that may be tricky to enter for Russians primarily used to handwriting; specifically, we covered direct speech. We are continuing to some other tricky cases. Dash At least in the US, a lot of attention is paid to distinguishing hyphens from n-dashes from m-dashes and the proper use of each kind. (Readers from other Anglophone countries and speakers of other languages that use dashes in writing — what’s your experience?) I ne...
Tags: France, Typography, Russia, US, Language, Paris, Linguistics, Maria, Lebedev, General reference article


Russian billionaire Evgeny Lebedev tried to buy The Daily Telegraph

Evgeny Lebedev, the Russian billionaire and owner of The London Evening Standard, has had a bid to buy The Daily Telegraph rebuffed, according to The Financial Times. The FT reported that Lebedev met with Aidan Barclay, the chairman of the Telegraph Media Group, earlier this year and raised interest in buying the right-wing newspaper. But Barclay, son of Sir David who owns the Telegraph Media Group with twin brother Sir Frederick, is said to have "made it very clear that the Telegraph was not fo...
Tags: Trends, David, Telegraph, Evgeny Lebedev, Daily Telegraph, Financial Times, Alexander Lebedev, Telegraph Media Group, Newsweek, Frederick, Aidan Barclay, Barclay, Lebedev, TMG, Telegraph Media Group TMG


Bitcoin Exchange Operator Indicted for Credit Union Capture

Court documents allege that Lebedev was involved in email discussions related to taking over the credit union, and was appointed as an "advisory member of the board" for the institution...
Tags: Lebedev


Some Soccer Brass in the Former Soviet Union Yawn Over Fan Violence

Image: Soccer fans. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com Soccer fans around the world were outraged when an official of Russia's football federation praised Russian thugs who attacked English fans in the stands where Russia and England had fought to a 1-1 tie in the European Championships. But the fact is that some soccer kingpins in the former Soviet Union either condone their fans' violence, shift the blame to rival fans provoking "our guys," or engage in violent behavior themselves. Immediately after th...
Tags: England, News, Russia, Ukraine, Chelsea, Marseille, Armenia, Dynamo, Uefa, Ussr, Parliament, International Olympic Committee, Marseilles, Huffington Post, Dynamo Kiev, Kiev


The next MacBook Pro is shaping up to be incredible (AAPL)

If you're planning to buy a MacBook Pro soon, you might want to wait until the fall. Apple is apparently planning to redesign its professional-level line of laptops, according to a growing amount of evidence including a leaked case and a report from Apple soothsayer Ming-Chi Kuo. And I can't wait.  The biggest rumored change is that it will include a touchscreen as part of its keyboard. Above the numbers line, where the function keys normally go, will be an strip of touchscreen that can be used ...
Tags: Apple, Mac, Trends, Siri, Macbook, Cameron, Razer, AMD Polaris, Ben Lovejoy, Optimus, Ming Chi Kuo, Lebedev, Hidden Facebook, Fudzilla


Gerasim Lebedev (or Herasim Lebedeff).

Anu Kumar reports for Scroll.in on a remarkable Russian: In 1795, Gerasim Stepanovich Lebedev (or Herasim Lebedeff), a Russian musician and newly turned linguistic translator did something unique in Calcutta. For the first time, a play written in English, Richard Paul Jodrell’s The Disguise, a comedy in three acts, was translated into Bengali and performed on a proscenium stage – a new innovation that came with scene settings and arches, as seen in European theatres of the time. The music that s...
Tags: England, Russia, Uncategorized, Linguistics, St Petersburg, Alexander, Calcutta, Madras, Bhagavad Gita, Molière, Lebedev, Academy of Sciences


Jilted Grindr Hookup Leads To Eight Hour Police Standoff, Gunshot Wound And Arrest

No one likes being rejected. But one Seattle man took his recent Grindr spurn a little too personally. 41-year-old Alik Lebedev (pictured) immigrated to the United States from Russia 16 years ago. In March, he connected with a man on Grindr. After chatting for a while, the two agreed to meet. But when Lebedev showed up at the guy’s condo, the alleged victim decided he was no longer interested. He offered Lebedev a glass of water then asked him to leave. Related: Married Man Freaks Out After Dis...
Tags: Feature, Crime, Russia, Lifestyle, United States, Evergreen, Seattle, Grindr, Sears, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Lebedev


Ethanol: For the rubber or the road? New Russian tech advances for one-step alcohol-to-butadiene

In Russia, ETB Catalytic Technologies has received $0.6 million from ZAVKOM and Skolkovo Fund as a series A investment to build a pilot plant for the production of 1,3-butadiene from ethanol, The investors received 22% of ETB CaT LLC. Why butadiene? Butadiene is a feedstock for production of synthetic rubber. 75% world production of butadiene is used for the production of tires, followed by plastic products with 12% share. The global demand for butadiene in 2014 reached 10.95M tons and $15.24B...
Tags: China, Russia, United States, Top Stories, Middle East, Moscow, University of Pennsylvania, Panasonic, Ethanol, EPC, Volgograd, Lebedev, Matthew Jones, Skolkovo, Russia India, Irina Ivanova


Mrs Cameron’s Diary: Sarah’s like, hey bff - can we have Govey’s bongos back? | As seen by Catherine Bennett

Being chucked by the Johnsons, whatevs. Having to kiss Mr Lebedev’s naked foot, I do not care. But the Goveys?Well I said to Mummy at a guess Sarah Govey has now sent 50 texts that go hey Sam I do hope our boys won’t spoil our friendship, u R my bff for ever, Sam I promise I am not really bffs with Marina, just pretending until June 23rd, btw you look super gorge on the FROW do u get a discount at Burberry, Marina’s clothes are well tragic!!!! If you see the stuff in the Mail pls tell Dave soz D...
Tags: Politics, David Cameron, UK News, Eu Referendum, Michael Gove, Sam, Evgeny Lebedev, Sarah, Michael, London Fashion Week, Marina, Catherine Bennett, Johnsons, Lebedev, Grazia, Mrs Cameron


Robert Fisk and Grace Dent to stick with online Independent

Best-known Indy journalists to continue writing as the newspaper moves towards a digital-only futureEvgeny Lebedev has moved swiftly to secure well-known writers including Robert Fisk, Grace Dent and Simon Calder in a bid to allay fears the Independent would see a decline in quality once it goes online-only.Lebedev, who confirmed on Friday that the print editions of the Independent and Independent on Sunday will close next month, has reacted quickly following concerns that the newspapers’ major ...
Tags: Media, Newspapers & magazines, National newspapers, Newspapers, Evgeny Lebedev, Independent News & Media, Newspaper Formats, Simon Calder, Lebedev, Independent and Independent, Robert Fisk, Robert Fisk Grace Dent


Executives bemoan people buying overpriced coffee over Independent

Independent on Sunday editor and senior staff ‘depressed’ at events but feel organisation will come good, even though print staff are wary of online modelSenior executives at the Independent have said a culture in which people are more willing to pay for overpriced coffee than a newspaper ensured the paper’s downfall after three decades in print. Lisa Markwell, editor of the Independent on Sunday, paid tribute to the Lebedev family for their investment in the titles since 2010, but said the news...
Tags: Technology, Media, Internet, UK News, Newspapers & magazines, National newspapers, Newspapers, Digital Media, Independent on Sunday, Independent News & Media, Lebedev, Lisa Markwell


Top Independent boss bemoans people buying coffee over paper

Independent on Sunday editor says senior staff ‘depressed’ at paper closures but feel organisation will come goodSenior executives at the Independent have said a culture in which people are more willing to pay for overpriced coffee than a newspaper ensured the paper’s downfall after three decades in print. Lisa Markwell, editor of the Independent on Sunday, paid tribute to the Lebedev family for their investment in the titles since 2010, but said the news industry must search its soul for a way ...
Tags: Technology, Media, Internet, UK News, Newspapers & magazines, National newspapers, Newspapers, Digital Media, Independent on Sunday, Independent News & Media, Lebedev, Lisa Markwell