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News 2 years ago

Russian Passenger Plane Crashes in Egypt, Killing All On Board

Russian Passenger Plane Crashes in Egypt, Killing All On Board

News 2 years ago

A Russian airplane carrying more than 200 people crashed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Saturday, killing all of those on board.

News 2 years ago

Nalchik Attack Convict Dies in Russian Jail Following Hunger Strike

Nalchik Attack Convict Dies in Russian Jail Following Hunger Strike

News 2 years ago

A man convicted of taking part in a massive terror attack in southern Russia 10 years ago died in a detention center Friday after a lengthy hunger strike, RIA Novosti cited his ...

News 2 years ago

Police, Muscovites Search for Guide Dog Stolen From Distraught Owner

Police, Muscovites Search for Guide Dog Stolen From Distraught Owner

News 2 years ago

Moscow police are investigating the theft of a guide dog that was stolen from its owner near a busy metro station in broad daylight earlier this week, Russian media reported Friday.

News 2 years ago

Russian Pop Idols Write to Putin to Protest Patriotic Star Incubator Proposal

Russian Pop Idols Write to Putin to Protest Patriotic Star Incubator Proposal

News 2 years ago

A host of Russian pop stars and producers have come out against a reported proposal to create a patriotic superstar incubator, the Kommersant newspaper reported Tuesday.

News 2 years ago

Mayor of Northern Russian City Breaks Promise, Rejects Request for Gay Parade

Mayor of Northern Russian City Breaks Promise, Rejects Request for Gay Parade

News 2 years ago

The mayor of the northern Russian city of Arkhangelsk who had unofficially promised to allow a gay parade to go ahead on Paratroopers Day — a day notorious for drunken fistfights and ...

News 3 years ago

Analysts Try to Do an Ivan the Terrible on Putin

Analysts Try to Do an Ivan the Terrible on Putin

News 3 years ago

Putin's reported distance-diagnosis as having Asperger's syndrome makes him the latest in a long line of Russian rulers whose actions the world has sought to explain as being the result of an ...

News 3 years ago

Russian Government Gives Church $40 Million to Set Up Spiritual Centers

Russian Government Gives Church $40 Million to Set Up Spiritual Centers

News 3 years ago

The Russian Orthodox Church is to get a total of 2 billion rubles ($40 million) from the federal budget for the creation of spiritual enlightenment centers, a news report said Friday.

News 4 years ago

Russian Women Flock to Miami to Give Birth to U.S. Citizens (Video)

Russian Women Flock to Miami to Give Birth to U.S. Citizens (Video)

News 4 years ago

New generations of U.S. citizens are growing up in Russia. They do not, as a rule, speak fluent English. They have generally never lived in the U.S. In fact, they may have ...

City 6 years ago

100 Years On, Russian Seasons Returns to St. Pete

100 Years On, Russian Seasons Returns to St. Pete

City 6 years ago

A century after the most daring artistic minds of Russia joined forces under the impresario Sergei Diaghilev and took Europe by storm with the arts extravaganza that came to be known collectively ...

Business 6 years ago

New Holland Island Set for Big Makeover

New Holland Island Set for Big Makeover

Business 6 years ago

Architectural projects for the redevelopment of New Holland Island in St. Petersburg are now on show as the island opened to the public for the first time in its 300-year history.