Install

Get the latest updates as we post them right on your browser

. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

11/26/2009

Free access archive

VEB Seeks Long-Term RusAl Stake

Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin says the bank will buy 3 percent in RusAls initial public offering.

Web Gains New Importance After Dymovsky

Alexei Dymovsky garnered well above a million clicks for his videos on YouTube alone, prompting even pro-Kremlin politicians like State Duma Speaker Boris Gryzlov to demand an inquiry into his claims.

Court Reopens National Bolshevik Case

The Moscow Times
Roman Popkov, who had led the Moscow branch of the banned National Bolshevik party, was also awarded 5,000 euros ($7,500) in compensation after the European court ruled that his pretrial detention of more than two years was illegal.

Report: Women Face Rampant Abuse

Women frequently face domestic violence and sexual abuse in Russia, but the problem is widely ignored in society, experts say.

Expats Have a Hard Life, Many Friends

A recent survey reveals that Russia ranks 24th in terms of quality of life for foreigners among the 26 countries surveyed, but it places fourth in terms of making new friends, especially among locals.

Tongue-in-Cheek Tricks Abound in Theater Tales

The message in Exercises in the Beautiful occasionally gets lost in all the tomfoolery, but it is devised and acted with healthy and equal parts of sincerity and self-mockery.

Prison Official Admits Some Blame in Magnitsky's Death

AP
Local news agencies have quoted Alexander Smirnov of the Federal Penitentiary Service as saying, "we are not going to minimize our guilt in any way — it is definitely there."

Man Dies in Hospital After 2nd Police Beating

Reuters
The victim was hospitalized two weeks ago after the attack, but died of his injuries including a blunt abdominal trauma, an unnamed source in the city's law enforcement agencies said, Interfax reported.

Special Forces Officer Killed in Dagestan

Reuters
Lieutenant Colonel Shapi Aligadzhiyev died en route to hospital after three men shot him in the chest and face outside his apartment building in Dagestan's main city of Makhachkala, a police official told Reuters.

Putin In France: Defense, Gas, Business on Agenda

AP
Putin will not meet with French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who is on a visit to Brazil. However, the two leaders spoke Wednesday about energy policy, according to Putin's official web site.
People strolling during a break in the rain Wednesday on Red Square, while workers decorate Moscows main New Years tree, which is artificial. A second, real tree will be erected later in December on the Kremlins Cathedral Square. The citys main skating rink is expected to open on Red Square on Dec. 3.

Issue 4283

People strolling during a break in the rain Wednesday on Red Square, while workers decorate Moscows main New Years tree, which is artificial. A second, real tree will be erected later in December on the Kremlins Cathedral Square. The citys main skating rink is expected to open on Red Square on Dec. 3.

Download PDF Version



Most Read

advertising
Moscow Directory