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More Than 100,000 Mark Islamic Holiday Amid Security Fears

The Moscow Times
As tens of thousands of Muslims gathered across Moscow on Tuesday to celebrate Kurban Bayram, the city's authorities were taking steps to prevent clashes between muslims and local residents in the wake of nationalist rallies that broke out over the weekend.

Broad Amnesty Proposals Need to Be 'Revised'

The Moscow Times
State Duma deputies want to make changes to the broad amnesty proposal drafted by the Kremlin's human rights council for the 20th anniversary of the Constitution, and are working on revisions that would keep serious offenders in prison.

$2Bln Polypropylene Plant Opens In Siberia

Production started at one of the world's biggest polypropylene factories near Tobolsk in the Tyumen region Tuesday, an event that may transform Russia from an importer to exporter of this widely used material.

What the Papers Say, Oct. 15, 2013

BBC Monitoring
The only English roundup of today's Russian-language newspapers.
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Photo Gallery: Eid al-Adha

The Moscow Times
Millions of Muslims gathered across Russia and the CIS on Tuesday to celebrate the holiday of Eid al-Adha, known in Russian as Kurban Bairam, or the Feast of Sacrifice.

Policeman Killed in Dagestan

RIA Novosti
A policeman has died from his injuries after he was wounded in a shootout following an explosion in a village in Russia's volatile North Caucasus republic of Dagestan, local police said Tuesday.

HR Buzzwords Of 2014

Retention, engagement and alignment may not be new concepts, but they are the key issues for companies that want to raise performance, according to Andrei Chulakhvarov, head of the permanent staffing department at Coleman Services.

Law To Counter Age Discrimination And Hiring By Appearances

The recruitment market is expected to become more transparent, with the introduction of laws to ban advertisers from specifying the gender or age of job applicants.

Languages No Longer Enough

Olga Lukyanova graduated from the Russian State Agrarian University in Moscow and, through the Erasmus Mondus program, won a grant to study in one of several European countries. She chose the Netherlands.

Today's Young Talent Get on the Brain Train

The number of Russian students studying abroad continues to rise despite the financial crisis. And a growing number are paying their own way — even while the Russian government struggles to get its own bursary program off the ground.

Police Detain Suspect in Biryulyovo Killing

Police on Tuesday detained the suspect in a killing that provoked a wave of ethnically charged riots in Moscow's Western Biryulyovo district on Sunday.  

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