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02/03/2012

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Moscow Ready for Dueling Protests

Forecasts say the temperature in Moscow will be about minus 16 degrees Celsius Saturday when tens of thousands of people will take to the streets, both in support of and in opposition to Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's run for the presidency.

Investors Give Rallies Mixed Reviews

Climate was a recurring theme at a forum Thursday with government officials and investors discussing Moscow's severe frost and the impact next month's presidential election will have on the business environment.

Families Worry Rig Tragedy Being Swept Away

As the anti-election fraud protest at Prospekt Akademika Sakharova raged around her, Yelena Bogush seemed out of place.

Youth Group Leader in Leak Scandal

The official in charge of Russia's pro-Kremlin youth groups found himself embroiled in scandal Thursday after hackers posted links to what they claimed were thousands of his private e-mail messages.

Q&A: Skrynnik Sets 7 Growth Records in Agriculture

There's much glitter in Agriculture Minister Yelena Skrynnik's reception area. Some of the sheen emanates from a gold-colored frame around a full-length mirror. More radiates from a nearby silvery imitation of an apple tree with shiny white fruit.

VimpelCom to Boost Service at Rally

Besides the bitter cold, demonstrators and observers at Saturday's opposition rally could once again be facing quality issues with telecommunication services.

14 Million New Migrants Flocked to Russia in 2011

Almost 14 million foreigners and stateless people legally arrived in Russia last year.

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