Unless someone’s *ahem* Putin us on, this 18-carat gold plated iPhone 5s featuring the visage of Russia’s controversial president is currently selling for around $4,363.
Called the Caviar iPhone 5s Supremo Putin, it is the work of luxury jewellery house Perla Penna, and is available only in Russia.
In addition to an etching of Vladimir Putin, the phone case is accompanied by the Russian coat of arms, along with the first two lines of the Russian national anthem.
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Protesters inside the police van via Instagram. Photo: Alexey Navalny.
The smiling faces make it look like a rowdy night out, but this jubilant photo was snapped with an iPhone in the back of a Russian police van.
Yesterday, Moscow-based blogger
Alexey Navalny was carted away by the authorities while documenting the massive protests following the country’s contested parlimentary elections.
“With my lads on the police bus. They all say hi,” Navalny
tweeted in Russian. An hour later, he posted another Instagram photo, this time a group portrait in the Izmailovo jailhouse of everyone arrested. Read the rest of this post »