Articles by Nonna Chernyakova



Tax Breaks, Warm Weather Draw Russians to Cyprus

While the nouveau riche may be the most visible of Cyprus's permanent Russian community, Russians of more modest means have found a home on this balmy Mediterranean island.

Hurry Up and Wait

Some 20 million Russians live in the former Soviet republics of Central Asia and many want to come back but bureaucratic delays can mean years of waiting to return to Russia.

Hurry Up and Wait

Some 20 million Russians live in the former Soviet republics of Central Asia and many want to come back but bureaucratic delays can mean years of waiting to return to Russia.

Kuril Locals: The Islands Are Our Homeland

After a long period of neglect, federal and local governments are starting to invest more money in the economy of the Southern Kurils, hoping to end power and heating outages.

Kuril Locals: The Islands Are Our Homeland

After a long period of neglect, federal and local governments are starting to invest more money in the economy of the Southern Kurils, hoping to end power and heating outages.

Darkin Beats Out 'None of the Above' in Primorye

Sergei Darkin looked to have the Primorye region's governor position with 98 percent of votes tallied.

The 20th Century's Forgotten Villains

There were no survivors of Unit 731, the laboratory in Harbin where occupying Japanese forces conducted biological experiments on Chinese, Russians and POWs during World War II.

The 20th Century's Forgotten Villains

There were no survivors of Unit 731, the laboratory in Harbin where occupying Japanese forces conducted biological experiments on Chinese, Russians and POWs during World War II.

Far East Battle Brewing For Shareholders Rights

Two of the best-known brand names in Russia are squaring off over the rights of minority shareholders in a leading Far East brewery.

Admiral, Jittery Mom in Far East Race

The catalog of candidates for Primorye's May 27 gubernatorial election swelled to 30 Monday as acting Governor Valentin Dubinin added his name to the list.

6 Nazdratenko Deputies Step Down

Six deputies of former Primorye Governor Yevgeny Nazdratenko have resigned, and the presidential envoy for the Far East ordered his officials to tighten control over Primorye.

Far East Residents Fight for Warmth

An energy crisis many are calling the worst since before World War II has crippled the Primorye region, emptying schools and leaving residents without electricity.

Publisher Attacked by 2 Gunmen In Far East

The head of a major state-run publishing firm was in critical condition Wednesday after unidentified gunmen shot her at point-blank range.

No Heat in Far East 'a Crying Shame'

As Chubais, Nazdratenko and others were grilled at parliamentary hearings, tens of thousands in the Far East continued to shiver without heat at home or work.

U.S. Court Sets Bail For Fishing Magnate

A U.S. court has set bail at $2 million for a Russian fishing magnate charged with tax fraud, instead of keeping him in jail, The Associated Press reported Wednesday.

Candidate In Far East Elections Disappears

A gubernatorial candidate in Kamchatka mysteriously vanished over the weekend.

Primorye

Six months after the presidential elections, Vadim Khasanov is still trying to get his day in court.

Mosque Project Embroils Far East Town

Editor's Arrest Called Political 'Revenge'

41 Sailors In Far East Say Ship Was 'Hell'

Blackouts Crippling Primorye

Combative Judge Removed in Far East

Critics Slam Early Vladivostok Voting

Nazdratenko Wins Out in FESCO Vote

Election Lottery to Tempt Jaded Voters

U.S. Marine Shot During Vladivostok Street Brawl

LETTER FROM VLADIVOSTOK: Schools Begin To Look Like Boot Camp

Donations Sought To Save Battleship

Vladivostok's Political Brawl Sees Arrest, Threats

Russia Warns Ship Route Faces Closure