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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia extends scrutiny of McDonald’s after closing four branches in Moscow

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 07:24pm

    ... as Rospotrebnadzor. It declined to comment on the scope of the planned checks. The regulator said on Thursday it is already conducting checks at McDonald’s outlets in the Ural mountains region of Sverdlovsk, ...

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    Putin orders military forces in the Urals on combat alert

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 06:13pm by Associated Press in Moscow

    ... Associated Press in Moscow Russian president puts troops in central Russia's Ural mountains region on week-long combat alert and announces drill of airborne troops as Ukraine attempts ... offer to open talks with insurgents. The combat alert in the central military district, which encompasses the Volga region and the Ural mountains but not western Russia, will last until next ...

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    1kg silver coin with Putin’s face minted to mark annexation of Crimea

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 08:46pm by NYT

    ... in a souvenir collection of coins," Vladimir Vasyukhin, director of the Ural Mountains foundry, told the Itar-Tass news agency. Vasyukhin last year visited Crimea and reportedly returned with fond ...

  4. News - World - RUSSIA

    Putin says he wants to boost Russia’s Arctic presence after first oil shipment

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 09:20pm by Reuters

    ... partners." Russia, Canada and Denmark all say an underwater mountain range, known as the Lomonosov Ridge, which stretches 1,800 kilometres across the pole under the Arctic Sea, is part of their own ...

  5. News - World - RUSSIA

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

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

    ... and accredited hotel complexes and villages, in the coastal cluster of arenas and venues up in the mountains. A pack of at least a half-dozen healthy-looking dogs roamed around a loading zone of a gondola, 400 metres above Gorki Plaza in the mountain venues for the Olympics as construction work continued late on Sunday. Olympic volunteers patted friendly strays that trotted into the park ...

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    Moscow police detain 15 Islamists with suicide belts

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 04:11pm by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... claimed to have uncovered a complex terror plot against the Games by Islamist rebels who allegedly used little-policed mountain regions of Georgia as their base. Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has ...

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    Pussy Riot member moved to solitary cell

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 03:40am by Associated Press in Moscow

    ... Associated Press in Moscow One of the jailed members of the punk band Pussy Riot has been moved into a solitary cell following tensions with other inmates, Russian prison officials said Friday. Stanislav Volegov, a spokesman for the Federal Penitentiary Service in the Perm region in the Ural Mountains where Maria Alekhina is serving her sentence, said on Rain TV that she ...

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    Russian scientists say unusual rocks are fragments from Urals meteor

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moscow Meteorite hunters on the trail of Urals blast Scientists believe they have discovered fragments of the meteor that plunged spectacularly over Russia's Ural Mountains creating a shockwave that injured 1,200 people and damaged thousands of homes, a Russian news agency reported on Monday. The space rock streaked over the city of Chelyabinsk ...

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    Scientists claim discovery of Russian meteor fragments

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 03:26pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moscow Scientists said on Monday they had discovered fragments of the meteor that spectacularly plunged over Russia’s Ural Mountains creating a shockwave that injured 1,200 people and damaged thousands of homes. The giant piece of space rock streaked over the city of Chelyabinsk in central Russia on Friday with the force of 30 of the nuclear bombs ...



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