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The Moscow Times
Russian Students Call on UN to Stop Obama's Aggression (Students at several Russian universities have released a video message in which
Russian Students Call on UN to Stop Obama's Aggression (
The Moscow Times / Posted 2 days ago
Students at several Russian universities have released a video message in which they call on the United Nations to stop the “aggression” of U.S. President Barack Obama and demand that he be prosecuted for �the thousands of lives he has taken.� �We... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Women � They're Just Not That Into YouTatyana, a good-looking blonde, leans across the table. "You fancy sticking aro
Russian Women � They're Just Not That Into You
The Moscow Times / Posted 2 days ago
Tatyana, a good-looking blonde, leans across the table. "You fancy sticking around for a drink?" she asks with a naughty smile. The subject of her advances, a British Moscow Times business reporter, blushes with embarrassment. It is Saturday evening... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Moscow Mayor Accuses Kiosks of Illegally Obtained Property RightsThe owners of the street shopping pavilions subject to demolition have no right
Moscow Mayor Accuses Kiosks of Illegally Obtained Property Rights
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
The owners of the street shopping pavilions subject to demolition have no right to hide behind ownership rights that have been obtained illegally, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin wrote on his VKontakte social network page. The demolition of the... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia's Debt Collectors Bring Back Brutality of the 1990sIn the dead of a cold January night in Ulyanovsk, a Molotov cocktail smashed th
Russia's Debt Collectors Bring Back Brutality of the 1990s
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
In the dead of a cold January night in Ulyanovsk, a Molotov cocktail smashed through a ground floor window of a wooden house. Within seconds, the room was ablaze: curtains, blankets, and a bed containing a two-year-old baby. The child would survive —... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Moscow's Overnight Demolition Blitz Sparks Legal DebateYou could hear a young woman yelling, but her voice was diluted in the sound of
Moscow's Overnight Demolition Blitz Sparks Legal Debate
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
You could hear a young woman yelling, but her voice was diluted in the sound of bulldozers, smashed glass and metal. "What are you doing?! There are people still in there! Stop it!" she said. Several police officers stood outside, watching the... Read more
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Mashable
Moscow sends bulldozers to smash small businesses overnight and no one knows whyWhat's This?Workers tear down a kiosk near Moscow's Sukharevskaya metro station
Moscow sends bulldozers to smash small businesses overnight and no one knows why
Mashable / Posted 5 days ago
What's This?Workers tear down a kiosk near Moscow's Sukharevskaya metro station after local authorities deemed dozens of such small businesses illegal, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Muscovites awoke Tuesday morning to find their metro stations in disarray... Read more
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EuroNews
Moscow demolishes illegal kiosks in night of long shovelsMoscow has begun the large-scale demolition of kiosks and small shopping centre
Moscow demolishes illegal kiosks in night of long shovels
EuroNews / Posted 5 days ago
Moscow has begun the large-scale demolition of kiosks and small shopping centres. Sergei Shogurov, head of the capital’s real estate inspectorate, said that as of Tuesday morning, 55 percent of the properties that were due to be removed had been... Read more
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express
Vladimir Putin ‘lining up ex-bodyguard and military chief’ as next Russian president VLADIMIR Putin is lining up a hard-man former bodyguard as his successor, acc
Vladimir Putin ‘lining up ex-bodyguard and military chief’ as next Russian president
express / Posted 7 days ago
VLADIMIR Putin is lining up a hard-man former bodyguard as his successor, according to reports in Moscow. Russian President Vladimir Putin and former Deputy... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia's Sochi Olympic LegacyTwo years have passed since the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in
Russia's Sochi Olympic Legacy
The Moscow Times / Posted 7 days ago
Two years have passed since the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia's Sochi. Sochi hosted 98 events in 15 winter disciplines — with 2,873 athletes from 88 nations competing. The Moscow Times has collected snapshots taken in and... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Police Investigating Former Russian Railways Head YakuninLaw enforcement agencies have launched an investigation into the activities of
Police Investigating Former Russian Railways Head Yakunin
The Moscow Times / Posted 9 days ago
Law enforcement agencies have launched an investigation into the activities of former Russian Railways head Vladimir Yakunin, opposition leader Alexei Navalny wrote on his blog Friday. The investigation was initiated at the request of Navalny's... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Moscow Office of TASS News Agency Searched by Investigative CommitteeThe Moscow office of the TASS state-run news agency was searched by the Investi
Moscow Office of TASS News Agency Searched by Investigative Committee
The Moscow Times / Posted 9 days ago
The Moscow office of the TASS state-run news agency was searched by the Investigative Committee on Friday, the agency reported. The search was not carried out in connection with the activities of the agency, TASS's spokesman Dmitry Pertsev said, the... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Moscow Hard Currency Mortgage Holders Take to the StreetsSpiraling debt pushes hard currency mortgage holders onto the streets. Limping
Moscow Hard Currency Mortgage Holders Take to the Streets
The Moscow Times / Posted 9 days ago
Spiraling debt pushes hard currency mortgage holders onto the streets. Limping and with cane in hand, Garegin Tosunyan had reason to look frustrated. On the one hand, the President of the Russian Bank Association was having trouble managing the... Read more
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The Moscow Times
What Do Russians Really Think? The Truth Behind the PollsThe champagne corks were already popping for New Year's Eve celebrations when s
What Do Russians Really Think? The Truth Behind the Polls
The Moscow Times / Posted 10 days ago
The champagne corks were already popping for New Year's Eve celebrations when several thousand Crimeans received an unexpected phone call. The voice on the end of the phone was a pollster from the Russian Public Opinion Research Center... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Surprising Exhibition about Turkey's Cultural Expansion Opens at GarageKöken Ergun's solo exhibition entitled "Young Turks" just opened at the Garage
Surprising Exhibition about Turkey's Cultural Expansion Opens at Garage
The Moscow Times / Posted 11 days ago
Köken Ergun's solo exhibition entitled "Young Turks" just opened at the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art. At the time when Russia-Turkey relations are at their lowest point in the post-Soviet era, the exhibition is devoted to Turkey's cultural and... Read more
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Business Insider
Here's why 1,300 Turkish beach hotels are suddenly up for saleRussia did not take this lightly. Shortly after, officials announced Russia wo
Here's why 1,300 Turkish beach hotels are suddenly up for sale
Business Insider / Posted 12 days ago
Russia did not take this lightly. Shortly after, officials announced Russia would be suspending its visa-free travel agreement with Turkey. Days later, Russian President Vladimir Putin approved a decree that would place wide-ranging sanctions on... Read more
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International Business Times
Russia: Instagram removes 'sniper' video posted by Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov has reacted furiously to Instagram's taking down
Russia: Instagram removes 'sniper' video posted by Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov has reacted furiously to Instagram's taking down of a video he posted to the social media site, depicting Russian opposition leaders in the crosshairs of a sniper rifle. A spokesman for Instagram said that the video... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Moscow Institution in the Top 20 of the World's Best Small Universities RankingMoscow's National University of Science and Technology (MISiS) has taken 19th p
Moscow Institution in the Top 20 of the World's Best Small Universities Ranking
The Moscow Times / Posted 12 days ago
Moscow's National University of Science and Technology (MISiS) has taken 19th place in the Times Higher Education's World's Best Small Universities Ranking for 2016. The Times Higher Education (THE) defines small universities as having fewer than... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia's Media Watchdog Warns Magazine After Report on Putin's DaughterRussia's media watchdog, Roskomnadzor, issued a warning to The New Times magazi
Russia's Media Watchdog Warns Magazine After Report on Putin's Daughter
The Moscow Times / Posted 13 days ago
Russia's media watchdog, Roskomnadzor, issued a warning to The New Times magazine after it published an investigation into Vladimir Putin's eldest daughter, the RBC media portal reported Monday. The warning was issued in connection with the... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Putin Says No Privatization at Knockdown PricesPresident Vladimir Putin on Monday threw cold water on proposals to quickly sel
Putin Says No Privatization at Knockdown Prices
The Moscow Times / Posted 13 days ago
President Vladimir Putin on Monday threw cold water on proposals to quickly sell stakes in state companies to fill holes in Russia's budget. "There should be no sale of shares cheaply, at giveaway prices. This won't bring particular benefit to the... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Letters From a Russian Political PrisonerIn Alexander Solzhenitsyn's book "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich," the
Letters From a Russian Political Prisoner
The Moscow Times / Posted 16 days ago
In Alexander Solzhenitsyn's book "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich," the main character is allowed to write home to his wife and children twice a year. It is 1951, two years before Soviet dictator Josef Stalin's death. Solzhenitsyn's character... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Silicon Valley Still Beats Skolkovo for Russia's Richest TycoonsOnly weeks after the head of Russia's largest bank warned that the country was
Silicon Valley Still Beats Skolkovo for Russia's Richest Tycoons
The Moscow Times / Posted 17 days ago
Only weeks after the head of Russia's largest bank warned that the country was at risk of "technological subjugation," two tycoons were reported to have made large investments in some of the world's most eye-catching tech projects — outside... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Inside Russia's Would-Be Foreign LegionFour years ago, 18-year-old Vitaly Danilenko was conscripted into the Russian m
Inside Russia's Would-Be Foreign Legion
The Moscow Times / Posted 17 days ago
Four years ago, 18-year-old Vitaly Danilenko was conscripted into the Russian military after his family returned to Siberia from Alaska. Raised in America, the young conscript spoke very little Russian, and was unable to communicate with his comrades... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Andrew Davies' New 'War and Peace' Takes the Small Screen by StormBritish screenwriter Andrew Davies is television's best English literature lect
Andrew Davies' New 'War and Peace' Takes the Small Screen by Storm
The Moscow Times / Posted 18 days ago
British screenwriter Andrew Davies is television's best English literature lecturer. He introduced homicidal British Prime Minister Francis Urquhart to BBC viewers in the "House of Cards" trilogy between 1990 and 1995. Just over two decades ago, a... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Moscow's Art Exhibition for the Record BooksThis past week Moscow, news has been dominated by events at the Valentin Serov
Moscow's Art Exhibition for the Record Books
The Moscow Times / Posted 20 days ago
This past week Moscow, news has been dominated by events at the Valentin Serov retrospective at the Tretyakov Gallery. First the television shows broadcast President Vladimir Putin's visit to the show, then the ever-growing crowds of people who came... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Surfers Turn Remote Region Into Year-Round Surfing MeccaThe hill overlooking Khalaktyrsky beach in the Far East Kamchatka region — 6,80
Russian Surfers Turn Remote Region Into Year-Round Surfing Mecca
The Moscow Times / Posted 23 days ago
The hill overlooking Khalaktyrsky beach in the Far East Kamchatka region — 6,800 kilometers journey from Moscow — offers a stunning view in winter: snowy volcano peaks loom over an ocean with crystal-clear waves crashing upon pitch-black — volcanic —... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Surfers Brave the Elements in Kamchatka RegionKhalaktyrsky beach in Russia's Far East Kamchatka region has become a mecca for
Russian Surfers Brave the Elements in Kamchatka Region
The Moscow Times / Posted 23 days ago
Khalaktyrsky beach in Russia's Far East Kamchatka region has become a mecca for surfers who ride the waves not only in the warmth of summer, but in winter's freezing cold. Despite the bone-chilling temperatures, surfers appreciate the beautiful... Read more
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The Washington Times
Vladimir Putin ‘probably’ ordered Alexander Litvinenko poisoning, British inquiry findsOne of the most spectacular cloak-and-dagger hits of the post-Cold War era has
Vladimir Putin ‘probably’ ordered Alexander Litvinenko poisoning, British inquiry finds
The Washington Times / Posted 23 days ago
One of the most spectacular cloak-and-dagger hits of the post-Cold War era has blossomed into a full-blown diplomatic row after a British government inquiry concluded Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin “probably” ordered the poisoning of... Read more
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The Washington Times
Ukraine pushes against fiscally weak RussiaRussia is hurting economically and Ukraine knows it. Ukraine is suffering massi
Ukraine pushes against fiscally weak Russia
The Washington Times / Posted 24 days ago
Russia is hurting economically and Ukraine knows it. Ukraine is suffering massive financial stress as well, but it has the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the European Union (EU) on its side. Russia doesn’t, and Russia is running out of money.... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Agents of Change: Promoting Tolerance and Acceptance in RussiaA rehearsal is being held in a large hall — light streaming in through floor-to
Agents of Change: Promoting Tolerance and Acceptance in Russia
The Moscow Times / Posted 27 days ago
A rehearsal is being held in a large hall — light streaming in through floor-to-ceiling windows onto the performers. Some dance, some sit sprawled across the floor watching their compatriots. “Kostik, stand up, you’re going to get cold,” the... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Legal Activists Offer Advice for 'When They Come for You'"Every year the FSB, Russia's Federal Security Service, opens more and more cas
Russian Legal Activists Offer Advice for 'When They Come for You'
The Moscow Times / Posted 30 days ago
"Every year the FSB, Russia's Federal Security Service, opens more and more cases of high treason. The processing of these cases is hidden from public view and fraught with arbitrariness. Lawyers of 'Team 29' will tell you what to do if the security... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Netflix's Desire for World Domination Reaches RussiaChina, the world's most populous country, might have slipped through its finger
Netflix's Desire for World Domination Reaches Russia
The Moscow Times / Posted a month ago
China, the world's most populous country, might have slipped through its fingers, but with Russia Netflix in January pocketed the largest country by landmass and the promise of tapping into a booming online market. Netflix's move into Russia, along... Read more

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