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Latest Russia news

Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the Russia, with regular updates and all the information you need.

Samsung may resume smartphone shipments to Russia next month

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 2 weeks ago

Galaxy A12 is the latest Samsung phone to get August 2022 security update

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 4 weeks ago

What inflation? Caviar releases $10,000 Galaxy Z Fold 4 variants

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 1 month ago

Android 12 and One UI Core 4.1 is rolling out for the Samsung Galaxy A03

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 1 month ago

Samsung Galaxy smartphones in Russia are almost nowhere to be found

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 2 months ago

Galaxy M33 joins Samsung flagships in getting the May 2022 security patch

The May 2022 security patch went live last week, and so far, Samsung has made the patch available to a variety of flagship devices, ranging from the Galaxy Tab S8 to the Galaxy Note 20. Now it’s time for the budget segment to join in on the latest update, and Samsung is rolling out the […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 5 months ago

Galaxy A51 is getting the April 2022 security patch

Yet another Samsung phone is being updated with the latest security patch. Which one? It’s the Galaxy A51 (LTE), and it’s getting the April 2022 update. Samsung has released the April 2022 security patch for the Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F), but as of this writing, the update is available only in Russia. Galaxy A51 (LTE) customers […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 6 months ago

Samsung temporarily suspends the operation of its TV factory in Russia

In light of the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, Samsung has temporarily suspended the operation of its TV factory in Russia. Notably, according to a report by The Elec, the Samsung Electronics TV factory in Kaluga, near Moscow, is the one that is being temporarily shut down by the company. This move was made because the company […]

  • By Sagar Naresh
  • 6 months ago

Samsung stops selling phones, chips and other products to Russia

A lot of people were waiting on Samsung to take a position on the conflict between Ukraine and Russia. Many of the world’s leading tech companies have decided to suspend sales of their products and services to Russia. A day after the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine wrote to Samsung with a request to stop […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 7 months ago

[Statement Samsung] Samsung silent as Ukraine asks it to stop selling products in Russia

The conflict between Ukraine and Russia continues with no end in sight. The US and the European Union, in addition to other countries, have imposed tough economic sanctions on Russia. These sanctions put incredible pressure on the country’s economy and will grind many of its industries to a halt. A lot of companies are also […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 7 months ago

The 5G budget phone market will soon offer the Galaxy F23 and M33

With the Galaxy S21 FE and the S22 flagship series official, Samsung can now turn its attention back to other smartphone models it plans to release in 2022. The budget Galaxy F23 5G and Galaxy M33 5G are among them, and they appear to be getting closer to launch. Support pages for the upcoming Galaxy F23 […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 7 months ago

Five upcoming Galaxy A (2022) series phones have been approved by Russia

A handful of mid-range Samsung phones belonging to the Galaxy A 2022 series have been approved recently by Russia’s FSA. The list is expansive and includes no fewer than five Galaxy A models covering all price ranges. Russia greenlit the Galaxy A13, the Galaxy A23 and A33, as well as the Galaxy A53 along with […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 8 months ago

Moscow court decides Samsung can keep selling smartphones in Russia

Samsung can rest easy knowing that its mobile business in Russia won’t be brought to its knees by a recent lawsuit. Last October, Swiss company SQWIN SA filed a lawsuit against Samsung in Russia in an attempt to ban the company from selling its products in the country and ultimately earn a profit off of […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 8 months ago

What January 11? Samsung is selling the Galaxy S21 FE in Russia right now

Samsung’s official release date for the Galaxy S21 FE is January 11. At least, for most of the world, but surprisingly enough, Russia appears to be getting a head start. There’s no pre-order period for the device in Russia because the Galaxy S21 FE is available for purchase at Samsung’s official online store right now. […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 9 months ago

Samsung Pay makes virtual Troika transit card system possible in Russia

Starting today, Samsung Pay customers in Russia can use their smartphones as a virtual Troika transit card. This digital upgrade was made possible through a collaboration with Google, VTB Bank, Mastercard, and Mosmetro. The virtual Troika transit card can be added to any Samsung phone that offers compatibility with Samsung Pay via NFC, though it’s […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 9 months ago

Samsung starts rolling out November 2021 security update for Galaxy A32

The Galaxy A32 might be a little too slow for a 2021 smartphone, but Samsung’s far from slow when it comes to releasing regular security patches. The Galaxy A32 is now getting a new firmware update, and as you might suspect, it’s paired with a new security patch. Specifically, the November 2021 security patch is […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 11 months ago

Russian court bans 61 Samsung smartphones following patent lawsuit

Samsung’s smartphone business wasn’t doing too great in Russia earlier this summer, as its biggest rival from China, Xiaomi, was able to capture a couple of extra percentage points in terms of market share. Samsung hoped that the launch of the Galaxy M52 5G and M22 in Russia would close that gap with Xiaomi, but […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 11 months ago

Galaxy M52 5G and Galaxy M22 double-team on rivals in Russia

Samsung is bringing its latest two Galaxy M smartphones to Russia. The Galaxy M22 and the Galaxy M52 5G have been officially announced in the country, and both phones are now available at Samsung’s online store. The phones will be picked up by partner retailers as well. The Galaxy M52 5G is launching in Russia […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 12 months ago

Galaxy A02 finally gets the Android 11 update

The Galaxy A02 has finally started getting the Android 11 update. The new software is currently rolling out in Russia, but it could reach more markets over the next few weeks. The update also brings the September 2021 security patch that fixes more than 50 privacy and security-related vulnerabilities. Samsung has released the new software […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 12 months ago

Samsung enhances The Frame with classical works of art from the masters

"Art needs reliable partners", Samsung says, vowing to continue being one of them.

  • By Dominik Bosnjak
  • 1 year ago
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