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Try Japanese Fast Food

Moscow's first Japanese eatery that sells no sushi has opened on Seleznyovskaya Ulitsa. In sushi-crazed Moscow, that might sound like a pub with no beer, but Udonyasan is actually a Japanese noodle joint -- udon noodles to be precise.

Icon: Let Them Eat Pryaniki

Pryanik, the spiced and glazed tea cake, is the comfort food of old Russia. With a fresh pryanik you want to pull out a samovar, invite friends over and say goodbye to your diet.

Where the Mice Play

A town named after a local legend about a mouse is laying out cheese to attract tourists.

Rights Groups Decry 'Premier Putin'

Human rights are likely to suffer if President Vladimir Putin cements his grip on power by becoming prime minister next year, activists told reporters in Brussels on Wednesday.

4 Anti-Drug Officers Detained

Four drug enforcement officials have been detained on suspicion of illegal wiretapping.

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