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Secretive Itera Lists Names of Owners

After nine years, Itera, the second-largest gas company in the nation and seventh in the world, decided this week to make public its list of shareholders.

Spirit of Lenin Lives On in Lyubertsy Home

As millions across the Soviet Union celebrated Vladimir Lenin's April 22 birthday in 1980, Andrei Dvoryagin found a special way to pay homage. He opened a museum.

Drumroll, Please … for the Theater Olympics

Any Olympics needs to open with a bang. And the third International Theater Olympics will literally drum its beat into Moscow's head with a grand opening Saturday.

Itera, We Are Still Waiting for Answers

Finally, after years of stonewalling about its owners and structure, Itera has responded with a significant but far from satisfactory gesture toward transparency.

An Ominous Path

The decline of media freedom in Russia – symbolized by the takeover of NTV and the attacks on Segodnya and Itogi – will have damaging results for Russia both at home and abroad.

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