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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Mikhail Gorbachev the whipping boy of disciples of lost Soviet empire

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 11:08pm by WASHPOST

    ... house of parliament, have asked the prosecutor general to investigate Gorbachev, who was the president of the Soviet Union when it collapsed in 1991, and bring him to account. Many Russians- ... the Soviet Union's collapse; 37 per cent of those aged 25 to 39 did so. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1476944/mikhail-gorbachev-whipping-boy-disciples-lost-soviet-empire
  2. News - World - RUSSIA

    Jews in Sochi, Russia remember 1972 attack at Munich Summer Olympics

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 12:32am by WASHPOST

    ... the official anti-Semitism that kept them out of universities, turned them away from good jobs and insisted on their impoverishment. When freed by the collapse of the empire in 1991, they left in great ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1425315/jews-sochi-russia-remember-1972-attack-munich-summer-olympics
  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    US says Russia is refusing to share details of terror threats against Sochi Olympics

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 11:21am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... from the post-cold war period that saw the collapse of the Soviet Union. Ties between Moscow and Washington are currently as tense as they have been for many years, with the case of fugitive US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1411619/us-says-russia-refusing-share-details-terror-threats-against-sochi
  4. News - World - RUSSIA

    Sochi residents living in squalor despite huge investment in Olympics

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

    ... that was never built. The Winter Games were intended to showcase Russia's resurgence from the collapse of the Soviet Union two decades ago: from drab sanatoriums to gleaming ski resorts; from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1413719/sochi-residents-living-squalor-despite-huge-investment-olympics
  5. News - China - RUSSIA

    China backs Russia over Syria at G20 summit

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 04:41pm by Reuters

    ... forces. Loss of harmony The G20 achieved unprecedented co-operation between developed and emerging nations to stave off economic collapse during the 2009 financial crisis, but the harmony has now ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1303998/china-backs-russia-over-syria-g20-summit
  6. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia holds biggest war games in decades

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 09:27pm by AP

    ... the 4,300-kilometre border. The two cold war-era rivals have forged what they described as a “strategic partnership” after the 1991 Soviet collapse, developing close political, economic and military ties ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1284191/russia-holds-biggest-war-games-decades
  7. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia bets billions on turn towards Asia with Apec summit

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 02:44pm by Associated Press in Vladivostok, Russia

    ... for this week’s meetings. After arriving at a new international airport, they will be whisked into the city on a new highway and then across the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge to Russky Island, where ... of discharging raw sewage into the sea. The home of the once mighty Pacific Fleet, Vladivostok was a closed city until after the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991. Since then it has fallen into decline, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1030771/russia-bets-billions-turn-towards-asia-apec-summit
  8. Sport - Soccer - RUSSIA

    Russia coach Fabio Capello denies Chelsea link

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... F with four consecutive wins on the road to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil ahead of the match overnight in Belfast against Northern Ireland in Belfast. On Monday, Russia face Brazil at Stamford Bridge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1197371/russia-coach-fabio-capello-denies-chelsea-link
  9. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia pulls out of US drugs agreement

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 09:46pm by AFP

    ... for the heroin grown in Afghanistan heading for consumers in Europe. It has also suffered through its own drug epidemics in the years since the Soviet Union’s collapse. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1139584/russia-pulls-out-us-drugs-agreement
  10. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia anger at US linking of rights and trade

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune in Moscow

    ... because of the Soviet Union's treatment of Jews. It had been waived annually since 1989, two years before the Soviet Union collapsed. But a provision of the legislation named after lawyer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1085645/russia-anger-us-linking-rights-and-trade

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