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11/06/2012

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May 6 Detainees Face Dangerous Waiting Game

Six months have passed since bloody clashes between protesters and riot police at an opposition rally on the eve of President Vladimir Putin's inauguration appeared to mark the end of the street protest movement's halcyon days.

Wine Importers Battle Advertising Ban, Import Tariffs

Censorship is often imposed for malicious reasons — a crackdown on political enemies, thought control or social engineering.

Middle-Class Russians Settle in Spain

Russian property buyers are notorious abroad, but the new crop of clients in Spain is different from what the real estate agents are used to seeing.

Web Agency Fields 5,000 Ban Requests

The Communications and Press Ministry was inundated with more than 5,000 requests to ban various websites on the day a new Internet restriction law took effect.

Hundreds Protest 'Stolen' Ukrainian Election

Reuters
Hundreds of people rallied in central Kiev on Monday to protest what the Ukrainian opposition says was vote-rigging by President Viktor Yanukovych's ruling party in the Oct. 28 parliamentary election.

Putin Endorses Plan to Create Super University

President Vladimir Putin has agreed to create a new university capable of securing a spot in top international rankings by merging two existing universities with the Siberian department of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Putin Bestows Khabarovsk With 'City of Military Glory' Award

The Moscow Times
President Vladimir Putin on Monday conferred the honorary title of "City of Military Glory" on the far eastern city of Khabarovsk for its contribution in defending the country during World War II.

Pharmacy Chain Introduces Robot Technology

Vedomosti
Rigla, a subsidiary of pharmaceutical company Protek, has opened a pharmacy in Yekaterinburg where customers are served by robots.

Moscow Overtakes London With Europe's Highest Tower

Driving around Manhattan in early 1991, billionaire Igor Kesayev admired the Chrysler Building and Citigroup Center, thinking that a similar skyscraper should appear in Moscow someday.

Theater Plus: Another Hidden Historical Gem

One of the buildings in Moscow that I always greet with a nod as I pass is the unusually shaped yellow structure that bears the address of 2 Granatny Pereulok.

Surgutneftegaz Nears Decision on Exiting Venezuela Oil Project

Privately owned oil producer Surgutneftegaz is on the verge of pulling out of Venezuela, another move that would pave the way for Rosneft to dominate Russia’s oil business with that country.
Nationalists, some waving imperialist yellow-and-black flags, march along a central embankment Sunday.

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Nationalists, some waving imperialist yellow-and-black flags, march along a central embankment Sunday.

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