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Study Links Holocaust to Low GDP

A new study suggests that the annihilation of Soviet Jews during the Nazi occupation has led to lower economic growth and more reactionary politics in those 11 regions where the Holocaust was most brutal.

More Real Estate IPOs Seen Next Year

More Russian real estate developers may make initial public offerings in 2011, as the macroeconomic situation recovers and demand in certain sectors grows, real estate analysts and executives said.

UN Urges Kyrgyzstan to Contain Ethnic Killing

The UN urged Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday to take quick, decisive action to end indiscriminate ethnic killing in its volatile south as the interim government braced for attacks in the north.

Supreme Court: Web Sites Can't Be Closed for Forum Posts

Online media outlets can only be shut down for extremist comments placed on their forums if they fail to comply with official requests to delete the comments, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, RIA-Novosti reported.

Nemtsov Assails Putin's Rule in New Report

Opposition leader Boris Nemtsov released a report titled "Putin. Results" in which he assails Vladimir Putin's decade in power as a period of soaring corruption, dwindling population and crumbling infrastructure.

Private Security Guards Need Protection From Police

A supermarket shooting rampage last year shone an ugly spotlight on both police officers and security guards. Now police are overseeing and regulating the security guards – to line police pockets, critics say.

FSB Says 240 Rebels Killed in 5 Months

The FSB has killed more than 240 insurgents since the start of the year, its chief said Tuesday. Alexander Bortnikov also said the FSB has eliminated “most” perpetrators of March 29's Moscow metro bombings, Interfax reported.

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