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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia may build tourist camps on former gulag sites

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 12:26am by GDN

    ... But the human rights group Memorial, which works to preserve records of political repression including the gulag labour camp system, has questioned the tourist camp proposal. Memorial activist Yan ... of the camps. "They like the road... but at the same time, they want to visit the gulags." Most of the dozens of gulag camps around Russia have fallen into disrepair since the system came ...

  2. News - World - RUSSIA

    Sochi residents living in squalor despite huge investment in Olympics

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

    ... help. "SOS!" it cries. The residents of 5a Akatsy Street have lived for years with no running water or sewage system. Construction for the 2014 Winter Games has made their lives more ... infrastructure and municipal services, installing a new sewage and waste-disposal system and hooking up thousands of homes to pipelines supplying natural gas. Three weeks before the games start, ...

  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia buries dead and tightens security as bombings toll hits 34

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 05:50pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... more than 5,000 law enforcement agents check traffic and inspect public transport on Tuesday morning. “The operational headquarters of the Volgograd region has decided to call up extra reserves ...

  4. News - World - RUSSIA

    Security stepped up after trolleybus suicide bombing in Volgograd, Russia

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

    ... transport hub in southern Russia. A Reuters journalist saw the blue-and-white trolleybus reduced to a twisted, gutted carcass, its roof blown off and bodies and debris strewn across the street. ...

  5. News - World - RUSSIA

    Crash of Tatarstan Airlines flight puts Russian civil aviation under spotlight

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

    ... including a technical failure," the head of the transport Investigative Committee for the Volga region, Alexander Poltinin, said. He confirmed that the crash occurred while the aircraft ...

  6. News - World - RUSSIA

    Record floods threaten far eastern Russian city of Khabarovsk

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 05:27pm by AFP

    ... which halted transport in some areas of the city and reached high-rise residential buildings. Amid fresh concerns that the Russian government was ill-prepared to handle natural disasters, ...

  7. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian bloggers cast doubt on Putin’s fishy tale

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 05:55pm by AFP

    ... on their migration. It later emerged that the cranes had failed to migrate and had ended up being transported by plane to fenced enclosures in nature reserves. ...

  8. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia holds biggest war games in decades

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

    ... some army units deployed to areas thousands of kilometres away from their bases. Paratroopers were flown across Russia in long-range transport planes, and some units were ferried to Sakhalin ...

  9. News - World - RUSSIA

    Outrage among Russian public forces release of Navalny until appeal

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 03:14pm by AFP

    ... in mayoral elections in Moscow on September 8. “What happened now is a completely unique phenomenon in the system of Russian justice,” said Navalny, who was immediately set free from ...

  10. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia flexes military muscle on Victory Day

    Posted May 09th 2013, 06:31pm by AFP

    ... in demand for a new generation of weaponry. Putin has expressed repeated frustration at the military churning out products such as tanks and weapons systems that cost more than their Western rivals ...




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