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Court Calls Salvation Army Security Threat

The Moscow City Court has ruled that the organization that brings lonely pensioners together each afternoon — the Salvation Army — is plotting the overthrow of the government.

A Stock Policy That Keeps Investors Away

Gazprom trades shares on the Moscow Stock Exchange at one price, and on foreign exchanges at a second price. Now, company officials are floating a plan for a third tier.

Soccer Tale of Guns, Ransom, Fear

CSKA Soccer Club managers say they were threatened with imprisonment and death by a secret service agent in an all-out battle for control of the Russian Premiere League team.

Let's Heed Illarionov This Time

With all the good news about the Russian economy, local complacency has become a serious obstacle.

Lots of Time to Think About the Rule of Law

For the last decade, the rule of law has been touted (and fairly heavily funded by Western assistance organizations) as the panacea for what ails Russia.

PM Opts for Wrong Way To Cut Taxes

With new income from the high global energy prices, Russia's choices in fund allocation are questionable.

Zoo Puts Giraffes, Lions, Beavers Up for Adoption

Have you ever wished for your own gangly giraffe or sleek jaguar that you could feed and, perhaps, pet? For 1,000 rubles to 300,000 rubles a year you can.

Visa Regulations Slapped on Georgia

Already stretched relations are being tested as a new rule requiring Georgian citizens to get Russian visas came into affect on Tuesday.

Duma Set to Revive The Soviet Anthem

Delight and despair filled homes Tuesday as Russians reconciled themselves to the possibility the music of the former Soviet national anthem will become Russia's as well.

Pitching Silk and Salmon to Aid Orphans

Walking into the International Women's Club's Winter Bazaar is comparable to strolling into a fairyland, said the wife of Iceland's ambassador to Russia.

Radiation Leak Spotted At Voronezh Region Plant

Radiation levels in the soil at the Novovoronezh nuclear power plant, about 475 kilometers south of Moscow, were higher than normal Tuesday.

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