Russian hockey player dies trying to save family

June 29th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian hockey player has died trying to rescue his family from their burning home, his team announced Friday.Remir Khaidarov, 34, a defender for Siberian ... Read more...

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s Moscow visit to begin on Sunday

December 5th, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.5 (ANI): Prime Minister will be in Moscow for the Annual Summit Meeting with the Russian President, Dmitry Medvedev on Sunday.It will be Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's second visit ... Read more...

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Soviet holiday haven looks for new place in the sun

August 13th, 2009 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
By Mike Collier Riga, Aug 13 (DPA) The Amber Coast sanatorium, located in the Latvian seaside resort of Jurmala, features a dacha where Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev would greet his guests. A clock ... Read more...

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Had Nazis moved in, Stalin planned to destroy Moscow?

December 6th, 2008 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec.6 (ANI): Soviet Union dictator Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin had planned to blow up more than 1,200 buildings in Moscow, including the famous Bolshoi Theatre and St Basil''s Cathedral before the ... Read more...

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Monacos Prince finds new friend in Putin

September 22nd, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 22 (ANI): Russian officials have sent a team of builders to Monaco to erect a three-bedroom dacha in Prince Alberts garden, as a sign of the growing friendship between ... Read more...

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