From a town called Moscow in the state of Idaho to the shadow of the Kremlin in the better known Moscow, protests are scheduled around the world Saturday against biotechnology giant Monsanto, which the demonstrators say is turning a blind eye to the potentially deadly effects of genetically modified foods produced from seeds it sells globally.
00:24Main News of May 24
The planned Geneva conference on Syria is:
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In this quiet Pennsylvania town in the heart of Amish country, where life moves at a pace from bygone times, Russia’s Lokomotiv Yaroslavl ice hockey team has set its sights squarely on the future, looking to move beyond a past marred by tragedy.
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If fresh media reports are true, Russia, Syria’s longtime supplier of military equipment, may soon provide Damascus – or already has – with advanced S-300 air defense systems, tipping the balance in the devastating 26-month conflict in the Middle Eastern country. But the “if” is a big one.
MOSCOW – RIA Novosti, Dmitry Vinogradov
Falcon hunting was a popular pastime for Russian nobles in the tsarist era. In modern times, falcons are employed in more serious jobs. RIA Novosti’s Dmitry Vinogradov reports on where the age-old craft of the falconer is in demand today, how a falcon can be tamed, why it normally returns to its owner, and what can make it fly away.