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Most Russians resent Moscow: Survey


September 5th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Almost 70 percent of Russians admitted there were "tensions" between Muscovites and residents of other regions, according to a survey by state-run pollster VTsIOM."Two thirds ... Read more...

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St. Petersburg gays to rally despite ban


July 7th, 2012 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The St. Petersburg gay and transsexual community will stage a parade despite the city council's ban on the event, according to organiser Yury Gavrikov.St. Petersburg ... Read more...

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Russians to watch London Olympics on street screens


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, June 22 (IANS) The 2012 London Olympics will be broadcast on street screens in several large Russian cities, Russia's national telecom operator Rostelecom said Friday.Rostelecom has also signed ... Read more...

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Russian moms protest Norway taking away their kids


March 21st, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) As confusion mounted over the future of two Indian children in the custody of Norwegian Child Welfare Service, protests were held in different Russian cities by ... Read more...

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Anti-Putin protest thwarted by police


February 1st, 2012 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A massive police presence in downtown Moscow prevented followers of radical firebrand politician Eduard Limonov from demonstrating Tuesday evening against expected return of Prime ... Read more...

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Moscow rally halted as police arrest protesters


January 1st, 2012 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Russian police arrested protesters trying to attend a Moscow rally Saturday.Around a dozen demonstrators were ushered onto police buses in central Moscow by riot police, BBC ... Read more...

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Amnesty urges Russia to respect right to protest


December 9th, 2011 - 5:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Human rights watchdog Amnesty International has called on Russian authorities "to respect the right to peaceful protests" ahead of rallies against alleged electoral fraud ... Read more...

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Virgin Mary relic displayed in Moscow


November 24th, 2011 - 6:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A belt believed to have belonged to the Virgin Mary is on display at Moscow's Christ the Savior cathedral and is drawing huge crowds.Around 50,000-60,000 ... Read more...

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South Africa gifts one ton oranges to ’seven-billionth’ baby


November 4th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kaliningrad (Russia), Nov 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Africa's Citrus Growers' Association has granted a gift certificate of a ton oranges to the mother of newborn Pyotr Nikolayev from Kaliningrad, who ... Read more...

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Ethnic discrimination a nationwide problem : Medvedev


July 6th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday ethnic discrimination was a problem being faced in the entire country not just in certain Russian regions."We have problems ... Read more...

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Gagarin event ends with fireworks display in Moscow


April 13th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Yury Gagarin's 108-minute journey into space concluded Tuesday evening in Moscow with coordinated fireworks display across the capital.The ... Read more...

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Flydubai launches services for two Russian cities


October 21st, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 21 (IANS/WAM) Dubai's low cost airline Flydubai started its services to and from two Russian cities in one week.The first flight landed in Samara Wednesday, four days after the airline ... Read more...

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Russian president unveils WWII memorial


May 8th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Saturday opened a monument to the 'cities of military glory' in Moscow, launching celebrations to mark the 65th anniversary of victory over Nazi ... Read more...

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Russian investigators warn of further terrorist attacks


March 31st, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Mar 31(ANI): Russian investigators have warned of further terrorist attacks in the country following Monday's twin bombings on the Moscow metro, and said a squad of up to 25 trained suicide ... Read more...

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Happy Russians holding back economic growth, says study


January 25th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 25 (RIA Novosti) Russia's economic development is being held back by the financial satisfaction of a large segment of the population, a state-owned insurer has said. A study conducted by the ... Read more...

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25 killed in Russia train accident


November 28th, 2009 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Nov 28 (RIA Novosti) Twenty-five people were killed and 63 were injured in the derailment of a train bound from Moscow to Russia's second largest city St. Petersburg, prosecutors said ... Read more...

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Year of India celebrations in Russia


September 4th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Pankaj ChoudharyMoscow, Sep 4 (ANI): Many events were organised to celebrate 'Year of India' at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow on Thursday.A concert 'Sahasra Patra' (a lotus of thousand ... Read more...

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Most Russians want Lenin’s body removed from Red Square


January 21st, 2009 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 21 (RIA Novosti) An opinion poll has shown that two- thirds of Russians believe that the embalmed body of the Russian communist leader Vladimir Lenin should be removed from its ... Read more...

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