Edward Snowden's original, one-year deal with the Russian government had expired July 31. The NSA leaker's new deal is retroactive to August 1.
Running the mobile giant's own homegrown operating system, the Samsung Z is facing yet another launch delay.
It's an important deal for the Russian carrier, which hasn't been able to sell the iPhone since 2009.
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.
Hours after the fugitive was given temporary asylum in Russia, the country's hugely popular VKontakte site offers him work as a programmer.