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Q&A: Success of 'Angry Birds' Hatched in Soviet Nest

Finding Peter Vesterbacka in a crowd isn't hard. It's not just that he's the one not wearing a suit … anymore. His bright-red hooded sweatshirt is adorned with a stern-looking cartoon bird.

Police Deny Magnitsky Died From Beating

The Interior Ministry has declared that lawyer Sergei Magnitsky died from heart failure in jail and not as the result of beating by prison officials, refuting the findings of a recent report.

Duma Vote Protests Moved to Bolotnaya Ploshchad

The Moscow Times
This Saturday's protest in Moscow against alleged vote rigging during Duma elections last Sunday will take place on Bolotnaya Ploshchad, not Ploshchad Revolutsii, as originally planned, organizers said.

Yaroslavl Struggles to Carry On After Crash

In a city where boys want to be hockey players, and girls want to marry hockey players, it's not uncommon to see a young mother in high heels carrying her sleeping toddler to the rink in the middle of winter. Like everybody in this hockey town, she knows that it takes a long time to make a champion.

No State Damages for Skater Wounded by Drunken Cop

The Moscow Times
A Moscow court has rejected a compensation claim by a former professional ice skater who was seriously wounded when a drunken cop went on a shooting spree in a supermarket.

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