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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Company hired to cull stray dogs roaming Winter Olympics sites in Sochi

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 09:34pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Sochi Head of pest control firm says it would be a national disgrace if dogs appeared during the Games; activists say killing is not the solution The hired guns culling ... event. Alexei Sorokin, director general of pest control firm Basya Services, said his company had a contract to exterminate the animals throughout the Olympics, which open on Friday. Sorokin ...

  2. News - World - RUSSIA

    Gunman kills two in church off Russia’s eastern coast

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 03:47pm by Reuters

    ... 3 shooting at a Moscow school, in which a student used his father's rifles, has led to calls for stiffer punishment for gun owners whose weapons are used in attacks. ...

  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    Ban on lacy underwear leads to panty protests in Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 09:47pm by AP

    ... seeing it as yet another attempt to add regulations and controls to an already byzantine bureaucracy in the three countries. "I think [the girls]... will still have the opportunity to wear ...

  4. News - World - RUSSIA

    Sochi residents living in squalor despite huge investment in Olympics

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 05:36am by AP

    ... in a statement that it has declared more than 100 apartment buildings and private homes uninhabitable. Sochi for many residents bears little resemblance to the city they see on Kremlin-controlled ...

  5. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian President Putin flaunts his unfettered powers

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 05:04am by NYT

    ... The New York Times in Moscow Russian president shows that he alone controls the levers of government Putin flaunts his unfettered power President Vladimir Putin's freeing of Mikhail ... singular ability not only to wield executive power but also to bend the legislative and judicial branches of government to his will, and to exert heavy control over the Russian news media. ...

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    Russia closes first case against Greenpeace activists

    Posted Dec 24th 2013, 09:24pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... then they have all been free but unable to leave the city. The Arctic Sunrise ship remains under Russian control in Murmansk. In apparent defiance of Greenpeace, Gazprom on Friday announced it had begun ...

  7. News - World - RUSSIA

    Captain of seized Greenpeace ship recalls commandos plundering liquor

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 02:43am by NYT

    ... said. "They made the crew kneel on deck and took over the ship as quickly as possible. They had machine guns out." The commandos locked most of the crew members, who had been ...

  8. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian President Putin pledges to pardon tycoon foe Khodorkovsky

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 02:13am by AP

    ... former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, whom Russia has granted asylum, Putin insisted that Moscow isn't controlling him. He argued that any revelations published by Snowden must have come ...

  9. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia has vital economic and defence interests in Arctic, Putin says

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 09:32pm by Reuters

    ... States for control of the oil, gas and precious metals that would become more accessible if global warming shrinks the Arctic ice cap. Moscow claims a large part of the Arctic seabed, arguing ...

  10. News - World - RUSSIA

    Crash of Tatarstan Airlines flight puts Russian civil aviation under spotlight

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 03:19am by Reuters

    ... runway at Kazan airport and then exploded, strewing debris over hundreds of metres. State television quoted an air traffic controller at the airport, Kirill Kornishin, as saying he had spoken ...




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