Lokomotiv Moscow release Stanislav Ivanov

July 11th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lokomotiv Moscow have released Moldovan midfielder Stanislav Ivanov, the club said Wednesday.The 31-year-old has been a fringe player at best since joining from now-dissolved FC ... Read more...

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Beatles blamed for drug epidemics in Russia

June 26th, 2012 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The rampant drug abuse in modern Russia can be traced to the rock band Beatles and their experiments with psychedelics, a psychoactive drug, the country' ... Read more...

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Russian narcotics market worth over $8 bn

March 24th, 2012 - 6:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The narcotics market in Russia is valued at over $8 billion because of an influx of import from Afghanistan's booming drug production industry, a top ... Read more...

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Drug money damages world economy by $2 trillion annually

January 27th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Annual financial damage to the world economy from drug money equals $2 trillion, Russia's Federal Drug Control Service head Viktor Ivanov said."Narco-dollars form a market ... Read more...

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Russia has five mn drug users: Official

December 20th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has about five million drug users, said the country's drug controls chief."We have about five million drug users," Viktor Ivanov, head of Russia's federal ... Read more...

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Medvedev wants drug treatment for drug abusers

April 19th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has given the government two months to consider the possibility of replacing jail terms for drug abusers with drug treatment."I instruct ... Read more...

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Nearly 100 drug dealers arrested in Russia

January 13th, 2011 - 3:20 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) - At least 93 members of a major drug trafficking group were detained in Russia's southern Urals republic of Bashkortostan on Wednesday, an official said.The criminal group of nearly ... Read more...

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90 drug traffickers held in Russia

January 12th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 12 (IANS) At least 93 members of a major drug trafficking group have been detained in Russia's southwestern republic of Bashkortostan, an official said.Viktor Ivanov, head of the Russian Federal ... Read more...

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Russia-US to battle Afghan drug trade

November 1st, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and the US have agreed with Afghan President Hamid Karzai to continue joint operations against the illegal drug trade in Afghanistan, an official said Monday. ... Read more...

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Barcelona held by Chelsea at home

April 29th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, April 29 (DPA) Chelsea were pleased to battle out a 0-0 draw away to Barcelona, in a tight and tactical Champions League semi-final first leg match. Few teams have managed to ... Read more...

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Happy Ending is not a remake of 4 Months 3 Weeks and 2 Days

April 25th, 2009 - 1:59 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Recently a Mumbai tabloid claimed that Anurag Kashayp's next starring his real life girl friend Kalki Koechlin is a remake of critically acclaimed and multi award winning Romanian film 4 Months ... Read more...

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Number of drug addicts in Russia reaches 2.5 mn: Official

March 3rd, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 3 (RIA Novosti) Up to 2.5 million Russians, including 140,000 minors, are drug addicts, an official said Tuesday. "The overall number of drug addicts in our country is between 2 and ... Read more...

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David Tennants comeback as Hamlet named Theatre Event of the Year

February 16th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): Scottish actor David Tennants comeback to stage as Hamlet was named the event of the year at an award ceremony.Nearly 35000 people took part in the Whatsonstage.com ... Read more...

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Sick parents keep 7-year-old kid chained for 5 months

August 15th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): A seven-year-old boy was kept chained up at home for five months by his parents because they could not afford a nanny.Social services and police freed Ilko ... Read more...

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Russian girl goes under the knife to look like Paris Hilton!

August 10th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): Anna Ivanov, a teenager from Russia, has had plastic surgery to look just like Paris Hilton.The 19-year-old has already been nicknamed Paris by her university classmates ... Read more...

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Russia striker Ivanov replaces injured Pogrebnyak at Euro

June 8th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Leogang (Austria), June 8 (DPA) Russia striker Pavel Pogrebnyak has been ruled out of Euro 2008 with a knee injury and will be replaced by uncapped Krylya Sovetov Samara midfielder Oleg ... Read more...

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Russia’s top gold producer Polyus to develop Siberian mines

February 21st, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, Feb 21 (RIA Novosti) Russia's largest gold producer Polyus Gold announced Thursday it would start developing alluvial gold fields in East Siberia's Irkutsk region. Polyus Gold's subsidiary Lenzoloto was declared ... Read more...

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