Imagine only getting six minutes of sunshine in a whole month – sounds pretty depressing, doesn’t it?
Well, if you live in the Russian capital you don’t have to imagine it – that’s exactly what happened.
Moscow had its darkest December on record in 2017, getting just six minutes of sunshine instead of the normal one hour per day.
So what’s it like living through it, day after day? BBC Russian’s Oleg Boldyrev offers us an insight.
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A former employee of Michael Douglas has described how she says she was sexually harassed by the actor – more than a week after he issued a pre-emptive denial of the claims.
Author and journalist Susan Braudy said Douglas’s alleged treatment left her feeling “humiliated”.
Her claims include that he performed a sex act in front of her.
The Hollywood star responded by saying: “This is a complete lie, fabrication, no truth in it whatsoever.”
His statement came 10 days before Braudy’s allegations were published in The Hollywood Reporter.
Douglas explained he “felt the need to get ahead” of the situation and share his concerns about the “nightmare” scenario.
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- Russian President Vladimir Putin stripped down to his trunks and dunked himself in freezing water in an Orthodox Christian ritual to mark the feast of Epiphany.
- The temperature was -6 C or -21 F.
- Putin is up for reelection in March, and widely expected to beat out the communist party.
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A Canadian woman has been convicted of killing her friend after police discovered the murder weapon used in a picture of the pair on social media.
Cheyenne Rose Antoine, 21, pleaded guilty on Monday to killing Brittney Gargol, then 18, in March 2015.
Gargol was found strangled to death near a landfill in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, with Antoine’s belt near her body.
Antoine was sentenced to seven years for manslaughter.
She was identified as a suspect after she posted a selfie on Facebook of the two of them, showing her wearing the belt hours before Gargol died.
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Former Trump aide Sebastian Gorka now has an active warrant out for his arrest in Hungary for “firearm or ammunition abuse,” and had this active warrant pending while serving in the White House.
According to Hungarian outlet 444, the warrant was issued on September 17, 2016—before President Trump was elected and while Gorka was a adviser to him.
Notably, Gorka had a meeting with Hungary’s foreign minister in March 2017 with his active warrant. Gorka has a history of packing heat in public: in February 2016, he had a gun confiscated at Washington’s Reagan National Airport.
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When an alert went out warning Hawaiians they were about to get nuked, they immediately stopped fapping. Upon realizing it was a false alarm, masturbation recommenced, and then some! And within 45 minutes, life at Pornhub had returned to normal. [via]
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