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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Weary Russians lament rash of 'absurd bills' being debated in the Duma

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 09:28pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moscow Bans galore in rash of 'absurd bills' see citizens demanding mental health check of lawmaker Weary Russians lament dumb times in the Duma ... standards for footwear, charging that high heels and ballet flats were bad for women's health. A legislator from the ruling United Russia party, Elena Mizulina, has put forward so many ...

  2. News - World - RUSSIA

    Five killed, 45 injured in train crash outside Moscow

    Posted May 20th 2014, 06:56pm by AP

    ... by the collision. Nina Suslonova, the Moscow region’s health care minister, told the Rossiya 24 news channel that five people were confirmed dead at the site. She said those who were injured were all from ...

  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    Mikhail Gorbachev the whipping boy of disciples of lost Soviet empire

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

    ... the former president, who has had periodic health problems, was prepared to tolerate. He called Novaya Gazeta, a liberal newspaper he has helped support financially, and offered caustic comment ...

  4. News - World - RUSSIA

    Freed Khodorkovsky vows to stay out of Russian politics

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 06:54pm by AFP

    ... said it was Genscher who suggested that he turn to Putin for a pardon on humanitarian grounds, citing his mother's ill health. Khodorkovsky, widely seen as Russia's most famous post- ...

  5. News - World - RUSSIA

    Security stepped up after trolleybus suicide bombing in Volgograd, Russia

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 01:14pm by Reuters

    ... Health Ministry spokesman Oleg Salagai told Rossiya-24 TV that 14 people were killed in the attack and 28 wounded. Putin ordered law enforcement agencies to take measures to enhance security ...

  6. News - World - RUSSIA

    Putin signs law banning smoking in public places

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 05:17pm by AFP

    ... health in the nicotine-addicted country, the Kremlin said on Monday. The law makes smoking illegal in restaurants, cafes, hotels, trains and a host of other places and will take effect in two ... of education or health. From June next year, the ban will be stepped up to include ships, long distance trains, train platforms, hotels, cafes and restaurants in what will mean a major lifestyle change ...

  7. News - World - RUSSIA

    Deadly fire hits Russian psychiatric hospital

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 04:24pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in St Petersburg Thirty-seven people were killed when a fire swept through an aged psychiatric hospital in northwest Russia overnight on Thursday, the latest tragedy to hit the country’s mental health institutions. The pre-dawn fire was apparently started by a patient who was either smoking or deliberately set fire to his bed at the hospital in the village ...

  8. News - World - RUSSIA

    Eighteen feared dead in Russian coal mine blast

    Posted Feb 11th 2013, 06:16pm by AFP

    ... controlled by Russian steel-making giant Severstal in the Komi region town of Vorkuta, the emergencies ministry said. One of the rescued miners was “in extremely grave” condition, health officials ... Two of the hospitalised men were in intensive care, one of them in “extremely grave” condition with multiple fractures, injuries and burns, the regional health ministry said, describing ...

  9. News - World - RUSSIA

    Putin accepts 'changes' in Syria

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... The news conference followed speculation about Putin's health, after he decided not to follow his recent foreign travel schedule. But Putin looked strong and in control as he rattled off ... of Kremlin rule. "Concerning my health, I will just give the traditional answer: in your dreams," Putin joked. He only appeared to become defensive when asked about his two adult daughters. ...

  10. News - World - RUSSIA

    Fire in Russian psychiatric hospital kills 38

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 10:19am by Associated Press in Moscow

    ... in the last years. The fire broke out on the roof and spread rapidly throughout the hospital in the small town of Ramensky around 40 kilometres outside Moscow, the health ministry said. “According ...




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