Employers flood the ranking site with 5-star postings requested from enthusiastic staffers, leading to unusual spikes, a WSJ investigation found. This is a conundrum facing many influential raters, including Amazon.com, Yelp and TripAdvisor, who have had to fend off attempts to game reviews.
The diplomat stressed that the OSCE media freedom representative should not exert political pressure
Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova called to think about possible consequences of sparking a new spiral of tension in the Middle East
The president said said that Sambo «is a national sport» in Russia, which «was generated of different martial arts of peoples of the USSR»
The story around Salisbury events is getting more complicated, according to the Foreign Ministry spokeswoman
Pavel Shapovalov was detained on January 22 over an attempt to hijack Aeroflot’s Boeing 737-8LJ
Calling for taxing the super-rich and fighting climate change are signs that the person doing it wants to send political opponents to a gulag, exterminate millions and make the country starve, Fox News guest Ben Stein implied. Read Full Article at RT.com
Nick Sandmann, the MAGA hat-wearing student at the center of the viral staredown with Native American campaigner Nathan Phillips, says he did nothing wrong during the clash in Washington. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Devoted Serena Williams fans have lambasted the umpire in charge of her Australian Open quarterfinal defeat against Karolina Pliskova, accusing him of «stealing» victory from the US star. Read Full Article at RT.com
Chinese tech giant Huawei says it will focus on countries “where we are welcome” amid accusations the firm poses security risks in the West, chairman Liang Hua reportedly said during the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos. Read Full Article at RT.com
Western anti-Russia sanctions are proving to be ineffective and are starting to harm America more, according to the CEO of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) Kirill Dmitriev. Read Full Article at RT.com
Villagers in rural India were horrified to find an elephant trapped 35ft down their well. Realizing the animal was tiring fast and at serious risk of drowning, locals banded together to launch a daring rescue. Read Full Article at RT.com
A recent Estonian op-ed calling for capability to shell St.Petersburg and sink Russian ships in case of conflict may be hypothetical, but the pressure on Tallinn to buy missiles from NATO is real, a British journalist told RT. Read Full Article at RT.com
Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov stressed that the 9M729 cruise missile issue swill give another chance to dialogue with the US on preserving the IINF Treaty
Meanwhile, there are reports in the Japanese media that dialogue between Moscow and Tokyo may be held rather successfully
A source in the Azov-Black Sea branch of the Maritime Rescue Service said that attempts to extinguish the fire were failing because of burning LNG
So far, medical examination showed traces of neither drugs nor psychotropic substances nor alcohol in PAvel Shapovalov’s blood
The head of the Missile Troops and Artillery of Russia’s Ground Forces noted that the ongoing US campaign on accusing Russia of violating the INF Treaty is groundless
For less than $2 you can now relive the experience of fitness instructors-cum-alleged GRU agents Ruslan Boshirov and Aleksandr Petrov, as they set off from Moscow to the English cathedral city. Read Full Article at RT.com
The US House of Representatives has passed a bill to prevent President Donald Trump from withdrawing the country from NATO, but called on European allies to pay their dues – just like Trump has demanded. Read Full Article at RT.com
A special financial mechanism aimed at maintaining trade ties between Switzerland and Iran is ready for implementation, according to Sharif Nezam-Mafi, the head of the countries’ joint chamber of commerce. Read Full Article at RT.com
Fashion magazine Vogue had to apologize after misidentifying a Muslim activist featured in its latest issue. Avoiding such gaffes may be as simple as diversifying its staff, an American Muslim author told RT. Read Full Article at RT.com
A search effort for sailors missing after two vessels caught fire in the Black Sea was resumed
Russian servicemen have delivered about 250 packages of warm clothes and more than 1 tonne of bread to the residents of the al-Khalasi district
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a meeting in Moscow on January 22
Putin and Abe held talks in Moscow on January 22
Russia has climbed two spots to be ranked 24th in the 2018 Best Countries report published by the U.S. News & World Report magazine
Compostable bags, cups and cutlery are becoming more popular amid the mounting backlash against plastic waste, but many products aren’t making it to the compost heap.
Startup investors and company founders warn that the unchecked growth of the past several years could be hitting a limit. A rout of publicly traded tech companies is fostering newfound restraint.
Johnson & Johnson said it expects its sales growth to slow in 2019, citing pricing pressures and generic-drug competition for its pharmaceutical division.
IBM’s revenue fell 3.5% in the latest quarter, a second consecutive quarterly drop that underscores significant challenges the tech giant faces in recapturing growth.
EBay is being circled by a pair of activist investors who want the online marketplace to consider parting with StubHub and its classified-ad business.
As France experiences its worst turmoil in decades, a new craze is sweeping French schoolyards. Alongside football, tag, and hopscotch, perceptive kids are taking sides in a new game at recess: Yellow Vests against the police. Read Full Article at RT.com