- The Briefing: Russia Dodges A Bullet
Russia escapes an Olympic ban and Moscow's rapprochement with Ankara gathers steam. Listen to this week's Power Vertical Briefing.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:15:58 +0000.
- Sports of The Times: Russia Decision Muddies Legacy of I.O.C. President Thomas Bach
Bach, who preached “zero tolerance” on doping, revealed weakness in not demanding an outright ban against Russian athletes at the Rio Olympics, a columnist says.
Juliet Macur. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:00:02 GMT.
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- As Democrats Gather, a Russian Subplot Raises Intrigue
Researchers have concluded that the Democratic National Committee was breached by two Russian intelligence agencies, and metadata from the released emails suggests that the documents passed through Russian computers.
David E. Sanger and Nicole Perlroth. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:10:57 GMT.
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- For Clinton, concern lingers over enthusiasm for candidacy
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) — Hillary Clinton has a problem.
Yahoo. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 04:35:24 -0400.
- Rio Olympics 2016: Wada criticises IOC for failing to ban Russian team
The World Anti-Doping Agency is "disappointed" its recommendation to ban Russia from the Olympics has been rejected.
BBC News. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 23:30:55 GMT.
- Russia Hails IOC Decision to Allow Clean Athletes to Compete in Rio
Russian sports officials, athletes and ordinary citizens were cheering Sunday after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced it will not ban the entire Russian team from next month's Rio Olympics. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 19:13:00 -0400.
- Rio Olympics 2016: Russia not given blanket Games ban by IOC
Russia will not receive a blanket ban from the Rio Games, the International Olympic Committee announces.
BBC News. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 15:46:20 GMT.
- IOC Won't Ban All Russian Athletes from Rio Olympics
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided not to ban all Russian teams from competing in next month's Rio Olympics over allegations of an elaborate doping scheme. The announcement came after an IOC meeting Sunday. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:20:33 -0400.
- Russian athletes avoid complete Rio Olympics ban
Russian athletes will not be completely banned from the Rio Olympics, following a decision by the International Olympic Committee's executive board on Sunday. ...
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:06:39 EDT.
- Nanoparticle versus cancer: Scientists have created nanoparticles which cure cancer harmlessly
The Lomonosov Moscow State University researchers in collaboration with their German colleagues have succeeded in proving that silicon nanoparticles can be applied to diagnose and cure cancer. For ...
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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