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Hiddink Fined for Tax Evasion

A Dutch court handed Russia coach Guus Hiddink a six-month suspended sentence and fined him 45,000 euros ($59,270) on Tuesday after finding him guilty of tax fraud.

Vladivostok Stuck Out on a Russian Limb

Ever since Luch-Energia Vladivostok made its Russian top-flight debut last year, the other 15 Premier League clubs have been dreading trips to the eastern port city on the Pacific Ocean.

With Friends Like These ...

Being hated is no fun. And few people hate being hated more than Americans.

Don't Fear the Spinach

In the book ""Emperors of Illusions,"" author Sergei Lukyanenko tells the story of aliens who study Earth and conclude that humans are unable to reproduce without spinach.

Better Lower Prices Than Higher Expectations

For the third year in a row, the Russian market is expected to set a record for the volume of shares issued, through both initial and secondary public offerings.


Mamuka Mikashavidze of French-Swiss Lindoncompany stepping out of a $46,000 coin-operated toilet financed by his firm at Pushkin Square.

Learning the Lingo

How to choose the right Russian-language course in Moscow, and how much you can expect to pay.

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