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Navalny's Private E-Mails Leaked

Private e-mails by whistleblower Alexei Navalny have been leaked online just days after media claimed that United Russia was preparing a smear campaign against him.

Cigarette Fire Causes Metro Disruption

A fire started by a carelessly discarded cigarette brought metro service to a standstill on the green line Wednesday morning, forcing more than 500 people to be evacuated from the Orekhovo station and snarling traffic in southern Moscow, officials said.

TV Star Seeks Patriarch's OK to March With Nationalists

The Russian Orthodox Church may authorize priest-turned-TV star Ivan Okhlobystin to participate in the Russian March, the event of the year for nationalists, Interfax reported Wednesday.

Russian Ballet Shoes Leave Their Footprint in the West

Nikolay Grishko couldn't afford to get distracted. Gorbachev's perestroika was shattering the political and economic fabric around him. As the Soviet Union collapsed, the economics professor raced around Moscow hunting for ballet shoes.

Expats Growing in Number as Profile Evolves

When Missouri native Brad Hicks, 40, found out his employer, international manufacturing and technology company Emerson, had an opening in Moscow, he jumped at the chance.

Tajiks Accuse Russian Pilot of Smuggling

The Moscow Times
A Russian pilot faces up to 13 years in prison on charges of smuggling and illegal border crossing in Tajikistan in a trial that an analyst said might become a bargaining chip in bilateral relations.

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