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07/27/2011

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U.S. 'Blacklists' Dozens of Russians in Magnitsky Case

The United States has blacklisted dozens of Russian officials implicated in the prison death of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, a U.S. media report said Tuesday.

Medvedev Sees Reform Success

The investment climate in Russia is changing for the better, President Dmitry Medvedev said at a meeting with state court justices Tuesday. The meeting was the first time the president discussed directly with judges the role of courts in making the investment environment better.

Factory Preserves Traditional Art

Viktor Zubritsky, head artist at the Pavlovoposad Scarf Manufacturer, holds up a large red shawl with printed swirls that join together to enclose a vase with delicate pink roses. The shawl is distinctly Russian and fittingly bears the name Rus.

Greenpeace Concerned by Mini Nuclear Plants

A planned nuclear plant partly funded by Oleg Deripaska would be "accident prone" and at risk of earthquakes, a group of NGOs has warned. En+ and Rosatom have said the technology is proven and safe.

English and Credit Cards Altering Russians' Travel Plans

Svetlana Afonina got her first taste of independent travel five years ago when she mustered the courage for a weekend trip to Finland all by herself. Since then, she has been hooked.

Lebedev's Girl, 9, Pleads for His Release

The Moscow Times
The wife of jailed former Yukos co-owner Platon Lebedev made an emotional plea for his release on parole Tuesday, reading in court a letter from their 9-year-old daughter, Masha, who was just a year old when he was arrested.

Internet Shopping Data Compromised

A third Internet leak in just a week has exposed the private shopping habits of people at more than 80 online stores, including those selling model cars, perfume and sex toys.

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