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04/03/2012

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Firefighters Battle Towering Inferno in Moskva-City

The towering inferno that tore through the 67th floor of the under-construction Vostok tower in Moskva-City may have costs millions of dollars in damages

31 Killed in Siberian Air Crash

A French-made plane operated by UTair crashed minutes after takeoff in Siberia on Monday morning, killing 31 people aboard but miraculously leaving 12 survivors.

Air Crash Calls Minister's Future into Question

"Minister of Catastrophe!" screams the Internet petition established within hours of Monday morning's tragedy in Tyumen.

Underdog Elected Mayor of Yaroslavl

Yaroslavl has pumped new life into the opposition movement, as the establishment candidate for mayor was trounced in a runoff election this weekend.

Russia's 'King of Spam' Gets 20 Years for Child Sex Abuse

Leonid Kuvayev, whose mass e-mail exploits branded him "the king of spam," has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for "crimes against the sexual sanctity" of underage girls.

Sugar Boom Could Sour Under WTO

Russia might take steps to protect its sugar producers from imports after it joins the World Trade Organization later this year.

Kerimov Receives Indebted Eurasia Tower

Vedomosti
Suleiman Kerimov could obtain 75 percent of Tekhinvest, the company that owns the Eurasia Tower under construction in Moskva-City.

Medvedev Proposes Legislation on Business

The Associated Press
President Dmitry Medvedev on Monday proposed legislation to update Russian company law in a move designed to stop Russian companies from registering their businesses abroad.

Stalin's Siberian Enclave Revives as Putin Seeks Mines for China

Bloomberg
When Alexander Gan fled the demise of Soviet-era industry in Siberia’s Jewish autonomous region in 2000, it was a swampy backwater seven time zones east of Moscow. A decade later, its border with resource-hungry China is bringing work with iron ore, copper and coal producers.
Investigators poring over the shattered remains of UTair Flight No. 120, which slammed into this field Monday just minutes after takeoff from Tyumen.

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Investigators poring over the shattered remains of UTair Flight No. 120, which slammed into this field Monday just minutes after takeoff from Tyumen.

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