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Superjet Makes First Flight In Secret

Sukhoi’s Superjet, the first post-Soviet commercial airplane, made its maiden flight under tight secrecy Monday, apparently amid fears that any mishap would spell disaster for the ambitious multibillion-dollar project.

Medvedev To Head Council On Graft

In one of his first major steps as president, Dmitry Medvedev on Monday said he would head a council to battle corruption, which he singled out as one of the country’s worst woes.

Football Fans Staging English Invasion

The ball flew off the pitch, bounced across Red Square, passed the giant inflatable football, and just missed Lenin’s mausoleum — and the stony-faced guard didn’t even bat an eyelid.

Russia Back on Top of Hockey Worlds

Russia rallied to its first world championship gold medal since 1993, when Ilya Kovalchuk's overtime power-play goal gave it a 5-4 win over defending champion Canada on Sunday.

Medvedev's First Trip Highlights Asia Ties

resident Dmitry Medvedev plans to sign a political declaration and economic agreements with China and two space deals with Kazakhstan this week during an Asian visit aimed at highlighting the continuity of Russia's foreign policy and its priorities.

A 2nd Briefcase for Putin

President Dmitry Medvedev made his first domestic trip as president in his capacity as the commander in chief of the armed forces. It was clear that he wanted to see exactly what he controls with the ""nuclear briefcase"" inherited from former President Vladimir Putin.

Football Frenzy

Moscow-based expats are excited about the Champions League final, even if few of them were able to score tickets.

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