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Medvedev Offers Nuclear Plants to Syria at Damascus Talks

President Dmitry Medvedev said after Tuesday's talks in Damascus with his Syrian counterpart that "cooperation on atomic energy could get a second wind.”

Cyrillic Domains May Start Working This Week

Internet domain names using Cyrillic characters may start working this week after the governing body for domain names officially delegates the .рф domain to Russia.

Orphan Sues Authorities for Metro Blasts

The Moscow Times
A 10-year-old boy who lost both parents in the March 29 Moscow metro bombings sued federal authorities for 5 million rubles ($170,000) on Tuesday.

Chichvarkin Names Enemies in a Video

Yevgeny Chichvarkin, the former owner of cell phone retailer Yevroset, has accused 11 senior Interior Ministry officials of harassing his company. He has asked President Dmitry Medvedev to intervene.

Ex-Vladivostok Mayor 'Detained' in Panama

The Moscow Times
A former Vladivostok mayor has been detained in Panama and might be extradited to Russia, national media reported. But there is no extradition agreement between the two countries.

Putin Visits Mine as Death Toll Passes 50

About 200 rescuers raced against the clock Tuesday to cover hundreds of kilometers of tunnels in a Siberian coal mine in a frantic search for survivors of the weekend explosions.

Yanukovych Backers Cordon Off Parliament

Hundreds of supporters of President Viktor Yanukovych threw a cordon around the Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday to block opposition demonstrators from coming near the building.

Khodorkovsky Questioned About Yukos Acquisition

The Moscow Times
The yearlong trial of Mikhail Khodorkovsky entered a new stage Tuesday as prosecutors began to question the former Yukos owner for the first time.

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