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Market Has Become Cleaner, Report Says

Russia's real estate market is becoming cleaner as more developers adopt Western practices a new global report by Jones Lang LaSalle says, classifying Russia alongside EU member states Greece and the Czech Republic as ""semi-transparent.""

Developers Bid for St. Pete Jail

St. Petersburg's notorious Kresty building, the largest prison in Europe, may soon be transformed into prime commercial real estate.

38-Story Marriott to Rise Over Almaty

In a country overrun with construction cranes, where new buildings tend to look like Persian carpets with lobbies, a sleek high-concept building design has city boosters excited.

Morgan Stanley Makes First Foray

Morgan Stanley's real estate arm has made its first foray into Russia market by buying 10 percent of developer RosEuroDevelopment, the U.S. investment bank said Monday.

Scots Stream to Summer Stramash Party

Rock group The Proclaimers headlines a day of folk dancing and whiskey drinking.

Pick Up a Cricket Bat at the Mashes

English and Australian fans await the series with bated breath. It's a longstanding fixture in the sporting calendar.

Hiddink, RFU Brush Off Tax Fraud Claims

Russia coach Guus Hiddink confirmed over the weekend that he was being investigated for unpaid taxes in the Netherlands.

Chasing Pack Stumbles In Its Pursuit of Nalchik

The Moscow teams chasing surprise Premier League leader Spartak Nalchik made little headway over the weekend.

The Winding Road to Democracy

A year ago the jewels of U.S. President George W. Bush's democracy policy were the Cedar and Orange revolutions of Lebanon and Ukraine, which had ousted autocratic regimes backed by Russia and Syria and seemingly ushered in pro-Western democracies.

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