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Sakhalin Thriving, Or Just Surviving

On one side of Sakhalin, foreign oil workers are paying $5,000 per month for apartments and their Russian landlords are driving Bentleys and Humvees.

Dairy Sector Takes a Look at Canada

The country’s troubled dairy industry is looking for help, and Canada is one of the countries it is turning to, with deals worth about $10 million expected to be signed between Canadian and Russian agribusinesses on Tuesday.

U.S. Pastor's Sentence Is Suspended

Phillip Miles, who was convicted of smuggling ammunition into Russia, could be freed from prison as early as Tuesday.

4-Way Fight for a Mansion Near Red Square

Property disputes can be complicated affairs. But an ongoing fight over a plum piece of property adjacent to Red Square is a doozie, even for Moscow.

Medvedev Seeks Curbs On Prices

Bloomberg, Reuters
The country must rein in consumer price growth and ensure macroeconomic stability, President Dmitry Medvedev told a government meeting Monday.

$4.7Bln to Be Invested in Chechnya

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Monday backed a $4.7 billion program to rebuild Chechnya over the next four years, signaling a sharp rise in spending on the effort.

Time for the Liberal Parties To Join Forces

Grigory Yavlinsky caught a few Yabloko supporters by surprise over the weekend when he abruptly stepped down as the party's leader after 15 years. But most saw the change coming even before the party opened the congress Saturday in the Moscow region.

Something A Little Fishy

Local divers and spearfishers find much of interest in the rivers and lakes of the Moscow region.

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