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Yandex repository leaked: racist expressions in the code, censorship and how russians communicate with the “smart” speaker

The complete tree of the source texts of the Git repository of the Russian company Yandex was made publicly available. The latter does not recognize the fact of hacking and states that 44.7 GB of data with a code was posted by one of the ex-employees, and they were allegedly ... Read more

All about Mazda CX-60 in Ukraine: two engines, all-wheel drive – and a price from UAH 1.86 million

Finally, the long-awaited Mazda CX-60 SUV is available for Ukraine! This is an important car – both for the Mazda company in general and for the local dealership in particular. After all, this is another powerful indicator that even a full-scale war cannot stop the Ukrainian debut of automotive novelties ... Read more

Help came from unexpected places: Bulgaria, Morocco and China

Most countries in the world help Ukraine in the fight against evil, even small ones like Luxembourg. Someone like the US, Germany and the UK are shipping weapons worth billions of dollars, someone like Denmark and Estonia, gives the last one. But sometimes help comes from where you least expect ... Read more

Siri accidentally called a police squad for Muay Thai training

Voice assistants are already smart enough to carry out a certain amount of user commands, including calling the police. Though in some cases it happens by accident, and sometimes it also leads to curious situations. One such thing happened in Australia this week. Muay Thai trainer Jamie Alleyne accidentally called ... Read more

How much do Ukrainian programmers earn?

DOU.ua published the results of its own salary survey of Ukrainian citizens. 6,773 specialists took part in the questionnaire regarding the level of monetary remuneration. The main conclusion of the survey is that after the full-scale war, the median salaries of developers have not decreased: as in six months ago, ... Read more

The world’s largest aircraft Stratolaunch Roc made its ninth test flight

The world’s largest Scaled Composites Model 351 Stratolaunch aircraft, better known as the Stratolaunch Roc, has made another, already the ninth test flight, during which it set several records. The flight lasted 6 hours and Stratolaunch Roc flew for the first time outside the Mojave Desert, California. During the flight, ... Read more

What’s up with Tesla? New cheap version of Tesla Model Y and normal steering wheel for Model S/X

The Tesla company is attracting attention again. It turned out that radical price cuts for various models is not the final yet. After all, there is currently information about the preparation of a new version of the Tesla Model Y electric SUV, which has reserves for additional cost reduction. It ... Read more

The most profitable and most anticipated Ukrainian games on Steam according to GameSensor

Ukrainian analytical service GameSensor collected an interesting statistics about Ukrainian games and players on Steam. First, based on its own algorithms, GameSensor calculated which of the Ukrainian games turned out to be the most profitable in 2022 and the most anticipated in 2023. We will list the Top 10 games, ... Read more

Ukraine has already received more than 4,000 units of heavy weapons from the allies

As reported by Bloomberg, since the beginning of the hot phase of the Russian-Ukrainian war, Ukraine has already received more than 4,000 units of heavy weapons from the allies – tanks, IFVs, armored personnel carriers, self-propelled guns, MLRS, and aircraft. These data coincide with monitoring data by Oryx. This figure ... Read more

Russia began to use long-range anti-aircraft 48N6DM missiles of S-400 complexes for terrorist attacks

The massive missile attack on January 14, 2022, which involved Kh-101/Kh-555, Kh-22 air-based cruise missiles, Kalibr sea-based cruise missiles, and Kh-59 guided air missiles, was preceded by a morning missile attack on Kyiv with the use of S-400 (S-300) anti-aircraft guided missiles. On January 14 Facebook account of the Commander-in-Chief ... Read more

Stryker – another American armored fighting vehicle for the Armed Forces of Ukraine

According to the Politico website, which is not often mistaken, the USA is considering the possibility of sending Stryker armored fighting vehicles to Ukraine as part of the future military aid package. Why not? After M2 Bradley, AMX-10 RC, Marder and discussion of main battle tanks, anything could happen… It ... Read more

Challenger 2 – the British main battle tank for the Armed Forces of Ukraine

The ice was broken! AMX-10 RC, M2 Bradley, Marder… and the mass media of different countries are writing about options for supplying Ukraine with main battle tanks from Germany, Poland, Finland, Great Britain… Here, for example, according to information of Sky News, Great Britain is considering the possibility of supplying ... Read more

79% of cars bought in Norway in 2022 are electric. But the trend may change

Everyone knows that thanks to state subsidies, the percentage of electric cars in Norway is the highest in the world, and as early as 2020, the share of new electric cars exceeded the share of cars with internal combustion engines. In 2022, Norway set a new record – 79.3% of ... Read more

The warmest winter in Europe. Thousands of temperature records were broken

Not only Kyiv breaks temperature records, abnormally high temperatures are observed throughout Europe during December 2022 and early January 2023. Almost all countries of the continent have updated their temperature records, and if we talk about individual weather stations, then the count goes to thousands. This is reported by Watchers ... Read more

In 2022, the Epic Games Store gave away $2,244 worth of games

The authors of GameRant counted the number and the cost of games that could be obtained for free at the Epic Games Store during 2022. In 2022, the Epic Games Store gave away more than 100 games for a total of $2,244. Of course, most were in December, during which ... Read more

Everything about MG4 Electric in Ukraine: rear-wheel drive, new platform, range of 350-435 km – and price from 987,000 UAH

Among the electric cars in Ukraine, a new interesting addition appeared in the form of the MG4 Electric hatchback. What it can offer, what features it has, how much it costs in Ukraine – all this is discussed in the review of the model. A compact hatchback on a new ... Read more

KMW RCH 155 is the newest 155-mm self-propelled gun for the Armed Forces of Ukraine

In the case of the RCH 155 155-mm wheeled self-propelled howitzer from the German defense company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW), the word “latest” in the title is not an exaggeration at all. Ukraine should become the first operator of these self-propelled howitzers, which were presented by the manufacturer in 2014. In ... Read more

Results of the space year 2022

The year 2022 was more than successful for the state space agencies and private space companies of various countries, it was a record year. In 2022, there were 178 successful launches (not including suborbital ones), which is a quarter more than in 2021, when there were 135 successful launches. The ... Read more

Happy New Year!

The editorial staff of “Mezha” are happy to wish you, dear readers, a happy New Year! This time we are not doing the traditional results of the year, because a month ago we shared site statistics and most popular materials, and they have not changed much since then. I would ... Read more

The car market in 2022: half of new cars are from China

Motor1 shared interesting statistics about the world car market in 2022. In total, 131 new cars were presented during the year. Moreover, only completely new models (or new generations of already known models) are counted here, excluding updates or facelifts of existing cars. The leader of the car market in ... Read more

M2 Bradley – infantry fighting vehicle for the Armed Forces of Ukraine

The US government is considering sending Bradley fighting vehicles to Ukraine. This is reported by Bloomberg, citing its own sources. The final decision has not yet been made, but as they say, there is no smoke without fire. Bradley Fighting Vehicle and M2 Bradley, as the most common version on ... Read more

Ajax Systems explained how to ensure autonomous operation of the security system during a power outage

Due to terrorist attacks on the Ukrainian energy infrastructure, people are forced to live in conditions of constant power outages from several hours to several days. This affects the stability of devices, including security systems. Ajax Systems explained how to ensure the autonomous operation of the Ajax system in conditions ... Read more

Like the Apple Watch Ultra, only for $48 – Indian company Pebble has created a clone of Apple’s smart watch

Counterfeiting and cloning products of well-known brands is not a new topic, even in the early 2000s you could come across a lot of Chinese companies trying to copy well-known electronics manufacturers. Remember, say, Nokla. Now it seems it’s the turn of Indian manufacturers, one of which has not only ... Read more

In 2022, North Korea carried out a record number of ballistic missiles test launches

Tiny, but armed to the teeth, North Korea carried out a record number of test launches of ballistic missiles in 2022 – about 80. This is more than all other countries in the world combined. This situation “slightly” worries the neighbors, especially Japan, because some of these missiles fall within ... Read more

JDAM – high-precision guided bombs for the Armed Forces of Ukraine

As the most observant readers have probably already noticed, in a recent package of military aid from the USA, except for the long-awaited air defense systems MIM-104 Patriot, there was an item about an unspecified number of JDAM precision air bombs. What is that JDAM and how will it help ... Read more