Russian authorities are launching an investigation into the appalling example proliferated by Captain America and friends.
The Korean electronics giant will show the phone at the Tizen Developer Conference, taking place this week in San Francisco.
NSA whistle-blower says he hoped to make his way to Latin America after leaking classified documents on US spying.
Handset based on Samsung's homegrown mobile operating system will be launched at an Unpacked event in Moscow in the coming weeks, the Wall Street Journal reports.
The Russian parliament's latest play could see major Western technology firms banned unless they store data on Russian soil -- a move that would allow authorities to easily snoop on user data.
Russian government orders ISPs to cut access to a handful of opposition Web sites, some of which have criticized recent military incursions on the Crimean peninsula.
According to Ukraine's security service, members of the country's parliament, regardless of party affiliation, are being targeted in the attack.
It's an important deal for the Russian carrier, which hasn't been able to sell the iPhone since 2009.
The country allegedly hacked into corporate networks around the world to try to gain an upperhand in the economic sphere.
In interview with New York Times, former NSA contractor Snowden says there's no way his cache of classified documents fell into hands of Russians or Chinese. He also details his motivations.