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St. Pete's Pies Are Here

Stolle, a St. Petersburg chain of pie cafes, could not have chosen a more suitable address for its first foray into the Moscow market -- Malaya Pirogovskaya Ulitsa translates as ""little pie street.""

What to Do: Celebrate Oktoberfest

Any beer restaurant worth its suds is currently marking the occasion of Oktoberfest. Beer guzzlers have countless options, from the upmarket to the downright democratic.

Travel News

Transaero is hosting a seasonal sale on domestic and international flights from Sept.10 to Oct. 10. Roundtrip tickets departing from Moscow are available to St. Petersburg for 1,500 rubles ($60) and to Sochi for 2,000 rubles.

Putin's New Cabinet is a Family Affair

Boris Yeltsin had his Family, the tightly knit group of insiders who ran the country from behind the scenes in the 1990s. With the formation of the new Cabinet this week, Vladimir Putin now has a family of his own -- and it is on full display.

An Economy at Risk

While most Russians have nothing but praise for what President Vladimir Putin has accomplished, the way he has handled the recent Cabinet shuffle raises the question as to who benefits more from this exercise, Putin or Russia?

Politics is One Big Television Game Show

Common sense has found a new address!"" These words really caught my attention, especially coming from a television ad.

Armenian Lawmaker Shot in Casino

A shooting at the Metropol Casino in central Moscow in the early hours Wednesday left an Armenian National Assembly deputy hospitalized with a gunshot wound.

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