- Bolshoi star jailed for acid attack
A Moscow court jails Bolshoi Ballet soloist Pavel Dmitrichenko for six years over an acid attack on the company's artistic director.
BBC News. Tue, 03 Dec 2013 18:46:56 GMT.
- Putin Calls For Fostering Patriotism To Preserve National Identity
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said a sense of patriotism should be fostered in Russia in order to preserve its national identity.
Radio Liberty. Tue, 03 Dec 2013 16:26:08 +0000.
- Sustainable Development And Responsible Business Practice Aren't Just Words At The CSL Group Of Companies
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Dec. ...
PR Newswire. Tue, 03 Dec 2013 14:00:00 EST.
- Court sentences Bolshoi dancer to six years for acid attack
A Moscow court sentenced Bolshoi dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko to six years in a penal colony
Hurriyet. Tue, 03 Dec 2013 11:19:00 +0200.
- Russia's Stagnation Raises Pressure for new Growth Model
Russia said on Tuesday that its oil- and gas-dependent economy will stagnate over the next two years, increasing the pressure on President Vladimir Putin to fulfill pledges to expand and diversify Russian industry. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 03 Dec 2013 10:32:04 -0500.
- Three Men Sentenced to Prison in Bolshoi Ballet Attack
A Russian court has sentenced Russian dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko to six years in a penal colony for orchestrating an acid attack on the artistic director of Moscow's Bolshoi Ballet. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 03 Dec 2013 05:13:20 -0500.
- Federal-Mogul acquires bearings supplier in Russia
Auto supplier Federal-Mogul has agreed to acquire European bearings supplier DZV Bearings Co., based in Dimitrovgrad, Russia.
AutoNews.com. Mon, 2 Dec 2013 14:49:00 EST. Subscription required.
- McGeady could play for Spartak again
Spartak Moscow say Aiden McGeady can still get back into the team despite suspending the winger from first-team training.
BBC News. Mon, 02 Dec 2013 11:24:21 GMT.
- Homemade rig captures extreme macro shots of snowflakes
Moscow-based photographer Alexey Kljatov is a keen macro photographer, and for the past couple of years he's been producing closeup shots of snowflakes. ...
Digital Photography Review. Mon, 02 Dec 2013 08:01:01 Z.
- Russian navy prioritizes Arctic region
The Arctic will be a priority region for Russia's naval forces, the Northern Fleet said Monday, with boosted combat training and the scouting of lesser-known areas in the icy territory in 2014.
Facts About Russia
The Russian Federation is a republic which occupies much of eastern
Europe and northern Asia. Russia is governed by a President, a
Premier, and a bicameral Federal Assembly. Its capital city is
Moscow, and its national currency is the Rouble. Russian is the
primary language used by Russians, and in 2007, Russia's estimated
population was 141,378,000.
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