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Russians Believe U.S. Is Immoral and Racist � PollRussians believe the United States is an immoral and unequal country where peop
Russians Believe U.S. Is Immoral and Racist � Poll
The Moscow Times / Posted 9 minutes ago
Russians believe the United States is an immoral and unequal country where people are not warm to each other or are openly racist, a survey by the state-owned Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM) reported on Monday. Analysts interviewed by The... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The Russian parents challenging stigma surrounding adoptionUlia Khashem is a firm advocate for adoption. In her day job, she works at a ce
The Russian parents challenging stigma surrounding adoption
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 hours ago
Ulia Khashem is a firm advocate for adoption. In her day job, she works at a centre for seriously ill children and their parents, but her desire to help those in need of care doesn’t stop at the office. A year ago, Khashem and her husband Alexander... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Tracing the Footsteps of 20th Century Russian AuthorsAs part of back-to-school week, The Moscow Times decided to crack open some boo
Tracing the Footsteps of 20th Century Russian Authors
The Moscow Times / Posted yesterday
As part of back-to-school week, The Moscow Times decided to crack open some books and find the best museums set in Russian authors' houses and apartments. We begin with 20th century writers, and our main criteria for the best museums are original... Read more
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Mashable
Europe's cheese industry is hurting - and it's Russia's faultImage: Mashable composite/ Huizhong Wu/ Image Corbis Danish dairy farmers are
Europe's cheese industry is hurting - and it's Russia's fault
Mashable / Posted 3 days ago
Image: Mashable composite/ Huizhong Wu/ Image Corbis Danish dairy farmers are suffering and it's all the fault of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin announced a ban on food imports from the E.U. and other Western countries last year in... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Amnesty International Highlights Russia's Prostitution ProblemAmnesty International adopted a resolution on Aug. 11 stating that prostitution
Amnesty International Highlights Russia's Prostitution Problem
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
Amnesty International adopted a resolution on Aug. 11 stating that prostitution should be decriminalized all over the world. The resolution, passed by the International Council Meeting (ICM), did not lead to any policy changes in Russia, where... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Weekly Wrap: The Revolution Rides a BicycleRussia's disintegrating financial system aside (don't tell me you didn't see it
Weekly Wrap: The Revolution Rides a Bicycle
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
Russia's disintegrating financial system aside (don't tell me you didn't see it coming), the news of the week was definitely the Vasilyeva/Sentsov court combo. Yevgenia Vasilyeva, the ex-girlfriend of a former defense minister, walked out of jail... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Wine Prices to Rise in Russia Over Ruble CrisisThe prices of both foreign and domestic wines are set to rise in Russia in the
Wine Prices to Rise in Russia Over Ruble Crisis
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
The prices of both foreign and domestic wines are set to rise in Russia in the coming weeks because of the weakening ruble. Starting in October, the prices for wine in Russian retail chains will increase by at least 15 to 20 percent, Vadim Drobiz,... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Amnesty International Initiative Highlights Problems of Prostitution in RussiaAmnesty International adopted a resolution on Aug. 11 stating that prostitution
Amnesty International Initiative Highlights Problems of Prostitution in Russia
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
Amnesty International adopted a resolution on Aug. 11 stating that prostitution should be decriminalized all over the world. The resolution, passed by the International Council Meeting (ICM), did not lead to any policy changes in Russia, where... Read more
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The Moscow Times
British Man Arrested on Drug Charges in SamaraA British man in the Volga river city of Samara, who worked at one of the city'
British Man Arrested on Drug Charges in Samara
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
A British man in the Volga river city of Samara, who worked at one of the city's universities, has been arrested on drug charges while awaiting deportation for a previous drug possession conviction, Interfax news agency reported Wednesday. Richard... Read more
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News 8000
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be bannedSummer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starti
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be banned
News 8000 / Posted 5 days ago
Summer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starting to feel the heat. A leading politician is reportedly mounting a campaign to ban naked bathers from a popular riverside hangout they've used for decades, calling their... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be bannedSummer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starti
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be banned
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 6 days ago
Summer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starting to feel the heat. A leading politician is reportedly mounting a campaign to ban naked bathers from a popular riverside hangout they've used for decades, calling their... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be bannedSummer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starti
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be banned
Local 10 Miami / Posted 6 days ago
Summer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starting to feel the heat. A leading politician is reportedly mounting a campaign to ban naked bathers from a popular riverside hangout they've used for decades, calling their... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be bannedSummer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starti
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be banned
KSBW Salinas / Posted 6 days ago
Summer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starting to feel the heat. A leading politician is reportedly mounting a campaign to ban naked bathers from a popular riverside hangout they've used for decades, calling their... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be bannedSummer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starti
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be banned
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
Summer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starting to feel the heat. A leading politician is reportedly mounting a campaign to ban naked bathers from a popular riverside hangout they've used for decades, calling their... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be bannedSummer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starti
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be banned
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 6 days ago
Summer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starting to feel the heat. A leading politician is reportedly mounting a campaign to ban naked bathers from a popular riverside hangout they've used for decades, calling their... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be bannedSummer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starti
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be banned
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 6 days ago
Summer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starting to feel the heat. A leading politician is reportedly mounting a campaign to ban naked bathers from a popular riverside hangout they've used for decades, calling their... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be bannedSummer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starti
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be banned
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 6 days ago
Summer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starting to feel the heat. A leading politician is reportedly mounting a campaign to ban naked bathers from a popular riverside hangout they've used for decades, calling their... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Former Defense Official Convicted for Embezzlement Gets Quick ParoleFlamboyant former Defense Ministry property manager Yevgenia Vasilyeva, sentenc
Former Defense Official Convicted for Embezzlement Gets Quick Parole
The Moscow Times / Posted 6 days ago
Flamboyant former Defense Ministry property manager Yevgenia Vasilyeva, sentenced to five years in prison for mass embezzlement in May, is out on parole — just a little more than week after the motion for parole was filed, four days after her... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Film 'I Am Michael' Will Test Limits of ToleranceHOLLYWOOD — The addition of a gay-themed drama to an American co-sponsored film
Film 'I Am Michael' Will Test Limits of Tolerance
The Moscow Times / Posted 6 days ago
HOLLYWOOD — The addition of a gay-themed drama to an American co-sponsored film festival's slate in Russia is creating a buzz in the motion picture community here. The film "I Am Michael" has been included in the lineup of independent movies to be... Read more
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The Moscow Times
By Blocking Wikipedia, Russian Government Shows its Power Over WebAfter blocking a Wikipedia article for less than than 18 hours, the Russian med
By Blocking Wikipedia, Russian Government Shows its Power Over Web
The Moscow Times / Posted 6 days ago
After blocking a Wikipedia article for less than than 18 hours, the Russian media watchdog Roskomnadzor removed it from a list of banned webpages on Tuesday in a move that reflects the power the Russian state wields over the Internet, pundits told... Read more
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Aljazeera
Russian activist takes on Putin in 'food fight'Russian activist Olga Savelieva is taking on President Vladimir Putin, and she
Russian activist takes on Putin in 'food fight'
Aljazeera / Posted 6 days ago
Russian activist Olga Savelieva is taking on President Vladimir Putin, and she wants the world to know she is not afraid. "You can never make me afraid of anything, if I know that I am doing something right," Savelieva told Al Jazeera. The Moscow... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Moscow authorities want to close 'depraved' nudist beach after 30 yearsFor nearly 30 years naturists have been enjoying stripping off on a beach in th
Moscow authorities want to close 'depraved' nudist beach after 30 years
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
For nearly 30 years naturists have been enjoying stripping off on a beach in the Serebryany Bor national park. But now local authority spoilsports want to ban the nakedness and turn it into a normal beach, the Moscow Times reports. "These people... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Sentsov Case Highlights Plight of Ukrainian Prisoners in Russian JailsOleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian film director accused of masterminding terrorist atta
Sentsov Case Highlights Plight of Ukrainian Prisoners in Russian Jails
The Moscow Times / Posted 7 days ago
Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian film director accused of masterminding terrorist attacks in Crimea, is expected to be sentenced to a long prison term Tuesday after a high-profile and controversial trial — but the case has focused attention on an entire... Read more
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The Moscow Times
The Five Coolest Russian Planes To See at MAKS Air ShowRussia's biennial International Air and Space Salon — known as MAKS, its Russia
The Five Coolest Russian Planes To See at MAKS Air Show
The Moscow Times / Posted 7 days ago
Russia's biennial International Air and Space Salon — known as MAKS, its Russian acronym — launches on Tuesday and will run through Sunday. Its first three days are considered to be business days for defense industry officials, and the show opens to... Read more
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ABC News
See Where the First Siberian McDonald's Will Be LocatedThe biggest burger chain in the world announced that it will have up to 20 loca
See Where the First Siberian McDonald's Will Be Located
ABC News / Posted 7 days ago
The biggest burger chain in the world announced that it will have up to 20 locations in four regions in western Siberia: Novosibirsk, Tomsk, Kemerovo and Altay. The company signed an agreement with a development licensee, the Chicago Tribune... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Turning Opinions of Disability Upside DownThis weekend the charitable organization Downside Up, which helps children with
Turning Opinions of Disability Upside Down
The Moscow Times / Posted 7 days ago
This weekend the charitable organization Downside Up, which helps children with Down syndrome and their families, raised money and awareness for the cause with a cycling event through Moscow and Kaluga region. The 20th event of its kind saw 100... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Economic Crisis Empties Moscow Central StreetsEven though Moscow retail property owners are increasingly willing to offer fav
Economic Crisis Empties Moscow Central Streets
The Moscow Times / Posted 7 days ago
Even though Moscow retail property owners are increasingly willing to offer favorable lease terms to clients, Moscow's central streets continue to lose their tenants who are forced to close their outlets due to the economic crisis. In the first half... Read more
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The Register
Směrť Špionam! BAN Windows 10, it SPIES too much, exclaim RussiansRussian lawyers have filed a complaint calling for an outright ban – or at leas
Směrť Špionam! BAN Windows 10, it SPIES too much, exclaim Russians
The Register / Posted 7 days ago
Russian lawyers have filed a complaint calling for an outright ban – or at least tight restrictions – over the sale of Windows 10 in Russia. The complaint to the Russian Prosecutor General’s Office argues that Windows 10 collects user information in... Read more
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Computing.co.uk
Pressure grows on Microsoft over alleged “spying” by Windows 10A Russian law firm has called on the country's Prosecutor General to "review" t
Pressure grows on Microsoft over alleged “spying” by Windows 10
Computing.co.uk / Posted 7 days ago
A Russian law firm has called on the country's Prosecutor General to "review" the legal status of Windows 10 in Russia over claims that Microsoft's new operating system, which it offered free to existing users of Windows 7 and 8, "illicitly" collects... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Economic Crisis Empties Moscow Central StreetsEven though Moscow retail property owners are increasingly willing to offer fav
Economic Crisis Empties Moscow Central Streets
The Moscow Times / Posted 7 days ago
Even though Moscow retail property owners are increasingly willing to offer favorable lease terms to clients, Moscow's central streets continue to lose their tenants who are forced to close their outlets due to the economic crisis. In the first half... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Top 5 Bookstores Where English Readers Are WelcomeAs summer ends and the school season begins, here at The Moscow Times culture d
Top 5 Bookstores Where English Readers Are Welcome
The Moscow Times / Posted 8 days ago
As summer ends and the school season begins, here at The Moscow Times culture desk we can't stop thinking about books, all kinds of books: school books, textbooks, reference books, books on history and current events, serious fiction, trashy fiction,... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Plan to Withdraw Police From Russia's Museums Sparks FearsAn announcement last week that Russian museums would no longer be guaranteed a
Plan to Withdraw Police From Russia's Museums Sparks Fears
The Moscow Times / Posted 8 days ago
An announcement last week that Russian museums would no longer be guaranteed a police presence to protect their collections has sparked concern that cultural institutions will not be able to afford to pay private security firms, and that foreign... Read more
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The Moscow Times
A Look at The Russian Empire's WWI BattleshipsThe Imperatritsa Maria, an imperial dreadnought that served in the Black Sea Fl
A Look at The Russian Empire's WWI Battleships
The Moscow Times / Posted 10 days ago
The Imperatritsa Maria, an imperial dreadnought that served in the Black Sea Fleet. The Maria was the lead ship of the Empress Maria-class dreadnoughts built for the Imperial Russian Navy. The ship was laid down on October 1913 and entered service... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Nudists in Despair as Moscow Authorities Move to Close Naturist BeachMoscow nudists may soon lose their best-known and most popular beach in the Ser
Nudists in Despair as Moscow Authorities Move to Close Naturist Beach
The Moscow Times / Posted 11 days ago
Moscow nudists may soon lose their best-known and most popular beach in the Serebryany Bor natural park, as city authorities plan to expel the naturists from their traditional hangout in western Moscow and turn it into a regular beach. "These people... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Weekly Wrap: Yakunin, Stunts and SorcerersThis week, the earth shook with the monumental news that Vladimir Yakunin is tr
Weekly Wrap: Yakunin, Stunts and Sorcerers
The Moscow Times / Posted 11 days ago
This week, the earth shook with the monumental news that Vladimir Yakunin is trading his top job at the Russian Railways state monopoly for a seat in the upper chamber of the Russian parliament. You know Yakunin — the man who for a decade� kept the... Read more
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The Moscow Times
New Policy on Commemorating Victims of Repression At Odds With ActionsThe government announced a new policy this week condemning attempts to justify
New Policy on Commemorating Victims of Repression At Odds With Actions
The Moscow Times / Posted 12 days ago
The government announced a new policy this week condemning attempts to justify mass Soviet repression, a move that appears to directly contradict official rhetoric and state actions during the last few years. The move shows a lack of unity in the... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Top Three Arms Deals Expected At Upcoming MAKS Air ShowRussia next week will host the biennial Moscow Aviation and Space Salon (MAKS,
Top Three Arms Deals Expected At Upcoming MAKS Air Show
The Moscow Times / Posted 12 days ago
Russia next week will host the biennial Moscow Aviation and Space Salon (MAKS, by its Russian acronym), one of the world's largest air shows and a hub of business activity for Russian defense industry firms to hawk their wares to foreign military... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Next Generation Chinese Restaurants Winning Over Moscow One Dumpling at a TimeStanislav Lisichenko is surrounded. As he sits at a table in Kitaiskye Novosti
Next Generation Chinese Restaurants Winning Over Moscow One Dumpling at a Time
The Moscow Times / Posted 12 days ago
Stanislav Lisichenko is surrounded. As he sits at a table in Kitaiskye Novosti, the Chinese restaurant he opened in the Konkovo region of southern Moscow at the beginning of the year, a waiter swirls gracefully by, landing dish after dish in front... Read more
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Mashable
Russia burned 50 ducklings because it's pissed at UkraineFifty ducklings are the latest casualty in the political spat between Russia an
Russia burned 50 ducklings because it's pissed at Ukraine
Mashable / Posted 13 days ago
Fifty ducklings are the latest casualty in the political spat between Russia and its perceived enemies. According to the Moscow Times, Russian officials confiscated and burned alive 50 ducklings that had been smuggled over the border from Ukraine.... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Shaman Battles Oil Giant Over 'Sacred Lake'In western Siberia’s Khanty-Mansiisk autonomous district, a Russian oil giant i
Russian Shaman Battles Oil Giant Over 'Sacred Lake'
The Moscow Times / Posted 13 days ago
In western Siberia’s Khanty-Mansiisk autonomous district, a Russian oil giant is about to get rid of the only person standing between it and a lake that is considered sacred by members of the indigenous population. On Monday, a court in the city of... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Import Substitution Failing On All Fronts, Except Food � Moody'sThe Russian government's drive to substitute imports of foreign goods in all ke
Import Substitution Failing On All Fronts, Except Food � Moody's
The Moscow Times / Posted 13 days ago
The Russian government's drive to substitute imports of foreign goods in all key sectors of the economy is failing, with the exception of food production, according to a report published by the Moody's rating agency on Tuesday, news agency RBC... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Goose-Stepping Back in Time at Soviet MuseumsWith the way things are going, it might be time to start brushing up on your Co
Goose-Stepping Back in Time at Soviet Museums
The Moscow Times / Posted 13 days ago
With the way things are going, it might be time to start brushing up on your Cold War history. The Moscow Times, always a step ahead, has investigated the best of the Back to the USSR museums in the city. These are the museum versions of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Food fight in Russia as government bulldozes, burns illegal produce, meat importsRussian President Vladimir Putin's latest show of defiance against Western adve
Food fight in Russia as government bulldozes, burns illegal produce, meat imports
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin's latest show of defiance against Western adversaries has deployed bulldozers, steamrollers and tractors to destroy hundreds of tons of illegally imported food in televised spectacles that some of his own countrymen... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Crimean Drug Addicts Suffer From Withdrawal of Replacement TherapyOpioid replacement therapy (ORT), which helps heroin addicts get clean by takin
Crimean Drug Addicts Suffer From Withdrawal of Replacement Therapy
The Moscow Times / Posted 13 days ago
Opioid replacement therapy (ORT), which helps heroin addicts get clean by taking a dose of methadone or other less potent opium-based drug, was legal in Crimea for eight years, but the practice ended when the peninsula was annexed by Russia in March... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Support for Food Sanctions Still High Among Russians (infographic)Russia's consumer rights watchdog Rospotrebnadzor has banned three types of win
Support for Food Sanctions Still High Among Russians (infographic)
The Moscow Times / Posted 13 days ago
Russia's consumer rights watchdog Rospotrebnadzor has banned three types of wine from the United States in the latest incident involving food quality from countries that have criticized Russia's role in the Ukraine conflict. Fighting flared between... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Officials Take a Trip to CrimeaRussia's consumer rights watchdog Rospotrebnadzor has banned three types of win
Russian Officials Take a Trip to Crimea
The Moscow Times / Posted 13 days ago
Russia's consumer rights watchdog Rospotrebnadzor has banned three types of wine from the United States in the latest incident involving food quality from countries that have criticized Russia's role in the Ukraine conflict. Fighting flared between... Read more
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The Moscow Times
U.S.-Russian Paper Startup Sees Massive Success Despite Political TensionsOne of the largest office supply retailers in the United States has offered a g
U.S.-Russian Paper Startup Sees Massive Success Despite Political Tensions
The Moscow Times / Posted 14 days ago
One of the largest office supply retailers in the United States has offered a group of young Russian and American entrepreneurs an exclusive distribution deal for a new sticky note developed by the team after raising almost $250,000 on crowd-funding... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Chechen Film Studio Unveils First Major ProductionThe first large-scale film produced by ChechenFilm, the film studio of Russia’s
Chechen Film Studio Unveils First Major Production
The Moscow Times / Posted 14 days ago
The first large-scale film produced by ChechenFilm, the film studio of Russia’s North Caucasus republic of Chechnya, went on general release Monday as the region’s strongman leader Ramzan Kadyrov looks to boost Chechnya’s standing within Russia and... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Head of Russia's Mighty Rail Monopoly Looks Set to Step DownVladimir Yakunin, one of Russia's most powerful executives and a close ally of
Head of Russia's Mighty Rail Monopoly Looks Set to Step Down
The Moscow Times / Posted 14 days ago
Vladimir Yakunin, one of Russia's most powerful executives and a close ally of President Vladimir Putin, was nominated as a senator for the upper chamber of the Russian parliament Monday, a position that would oblige him to step down as head of the... Read more
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The Moscow Times
An Exhibition of Sculptures That Should Be SeenThe show at the Manezh exhibition space that opened on Friday may go down in ar
An Exhibition of Sculptures That Should Be Seen
The Moscow Times / Posted 14 days ago
The show at the Manezh exhibition space that opened on Friday may go down in art history as the subject of an attack, but it should be remembered as the first time in nearly 60 years that the works of three legendary Soviet artists were shown... Read more
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