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05/20/2010

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Muscovites Get Chance to Grow Own Food

A number of Muscovites want to offer busy urbanites a chance to tend their own greens near Kursky Station, about three kilometers from the Kremlin.

Disney Finds Home for Mickey on Cable

Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck and dozens of other popular cartoon characters may soon be available around-the-clock with the launch of a new Disney cable channel.

Lavrov Says OSCE Too Easy on NGOs

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov ripped into the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe on Wednesday, calling it “incoherent.” He also discussed incidents in which foreign drivers hurt or killed Russians.

Mikhalkov, ‘Burnt by the Sun 2’ Go to Cannes

Jurists at the Cannes Film Festival will judge Nikita Mikhalkov’s “Burnt by the Sun 2” this Saturday, as the director attempts to repeat the international success of the original film. But the harsh reaction of Russian moviegoers and critics raises some questions.

Bud Faces a Tough Fight in Russia

The Moscow Times
Sun InBev, a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev, is bringing Bud, the legendary American beer brand, to Russia in what may be be an uphill battle on a wilting beer market.

Interior Ministry Says 10% of Senior Cops Unfit for Duty

An Interior Ministry study a year after police Major Denis Yevsyukov's supermarket shooting rampage has found that nearly 10 percent of senior police officers have psychological problems that interfere with their duties.

Judges Avoid Medvedev's Law on Business Arrests

By Anastasia Kornya / Vedomosti
Legislation prohibiting the arrest of businesspeople won't help many of them, as courts won't acknowledge that some suspects were engaged in business. One case involves the judge who ordered Sergei Magnitsky's arrest.

Suicide Bomber Highlights Islamist Battle

Reuters
An Islamist insurgency is raging in the North Caucasus, and Dagestani teacher Rasul Magomedov knows it firsthand. His daughter was one of the suicide bombers in the Moscow metro bombings on March 29.

Khodorkovsky Ends 2-Day Hunger Strike

Combined Reports
Jailed former Yukos CEO Mikhail Khodorkovsky ended a two-day hunger strike on Wednesday after the Kremlin confirmed that complaints about his detention had been passed on to President Dmitry Medvedev.

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