A criminal case against 12 activists allegedly involved in last May’s riots on Bolotnaya Square in the Russian capital, after hundreds of people briefly broke through police lines in a bid to take their protest to the Kremlin walls, has been sent to court.Add comments
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Hollywood star Steven Seagal spent time on Wednesday with Ramzan Kadyrov, the former militant fighter who now heads Chechnya, in the latest in a series of visits by Western celebrities to the volatile Russian republic.
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I first learned about the legendary Soviet Lada car in the mid-‘80s, when the cash-strapped USSR started exporting the notorious rust buckets to capitalist Europe in the hope of scraping together some hard currency.
- 08:31 22/05/2013
US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel held a meeting with Russian National Security Council chief Nikolai Patrushev on Tuesday discussing bilateral and international issues, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said.
- 02:44 22/05/2013
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said he was not ready to part with any of the current ministers, but dismissals are possible in connection with the recently introduced law banning officials from keeping their money in foreign banks.
- 23:49 21/05/2013
A thriller starring the legendary French actor Gerard Depardieu and the British actress Elizabeth Hurley, being filmed in the Russian North Caucasus republic of Chechnya, will be shown to the public at the end of the year, the movie’s producer Arnaud Frilley said Tuesday.
- 21:10 21/05/2013
Search and rescue efforts continued in Moore, Oklahoma on Tuesday, where the hope of finding survivors was growing dim a day after a killer tornado ripped through the town, flattening homes and buildings including an elementary school full of students and teachers, killing at least 24 people, at least nine of them children.
- 20:43 21/05/2013
Russian President Vladimir Putin criticized the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) on Tuesday for delays in delivery of warships to the Russian Navy and demanded the shipbuilders improve efficiency.
- 18:03 21/05/2013
Vladimir Shmakov, first deputy CEO of tank manufacturer Uralvagonzavod, has been appointed head of Russia’s state-run United Shipbuilding Corporation in a bid to shake up deliveries of warships to the navy, President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday.
- 14:05 21/05/2013
Russian police reforms have proved so successful that, in some areas, Moscow outperforms New York on safety, Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev has boasted while on a visit to the United States.
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- 23:18 20/05/2013
Former adult video star Sasha Grey decided to resume her journey across Russia in a new car after her Russian-made Lada Kalina broke down three days after the trip’s start, Drom.ru automobile website reported.1
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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has sought to allay fears of an imminent economic crisis in the country, telling citizens they do not need to stockpile canned meat and matches, his press service said on Monday.
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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visited RIA Novosti news agency’s central office on Sunday to answer correspondents’ questions about current world events, including North Korea’s latest rocket launches and the war in Syria.
- 23:09 18/05/2013