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Russia reveals huge diamond source under asteroid crater


September 18th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Russia can supply diamonds across world markets for the next 3,000 years. The government has revealed a vast diamond source under a 100-km-wide crater that was ... Read more...

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Three kids die in Siberian building collapse


September 14th, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least three children have died and two injured after an abandoned building collapsed in the Siberia's Novosibirsk region."Five children aged 12 to 13 sneaked ... Read more...

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MiG-29 crashes in Siberia


September 7th, 2012 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian Air Force MiG-29 fighter crashed Thursday near Chita in Siberia region, killing the pilot, the defence ministry said.The plane crashed near Domna airport, ... Read more...

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Russian gets compensated for train rush hour problems


September 5th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS) A man in Russia's Siberia region got 7,500 rubles ($230) in compensation for "moral damage" that he had suffered during a rush hour train ride, RIA ... Read more...

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82-year-old Russian woman jailed for slaughter


August 30th, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An 82-year-old woman has been jailed in Russia's Siberia region for murdering a fellow villager in a fit of rage, investigators said.Maria Annikova killed the ... Read more...

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Man dies of anthrax in Russia


August 27th, 2012 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 27 (IANS) A man has died of anthrax in Russia's Siberia region after being infected when he handled the carcass of a sick cow, RIA Novosti reported Monday.The ... Read more...

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Russian woman strangles man with bra


August 21st, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Russian woman proved that there are other uses of a bra besides their obvious use. She proved this when she strangled a man who was alleged ... Read more...

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Woman uses bra to strangle neighbour


August 21st, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS) A 26-year-old woman in Siberia faces 15 years in prison on charges she killed a 65-year-old neighbour - with her bra, police told RIA Novosti Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Cops mugged, robbed by villagers in Siberia


August 20th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Local residents angry at an inspection beat up and mugged and shot at drug control policemen in Russia's Siberia region, officials said Monday.Three officers of ... Read more...

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Siberian serial stabber caught eating dog


August 19th, 2012 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 42-year-old resident of eastern Siberia was held over a stabbing rampage that he concluded by dining on his own dog, police said.The man attacked ... Read more...

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Rapist-arsonist jailed for life in Russia


August 15th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in Russia's Siberia region sentenced a man to life in prison for a series of crimes, including two arsons that killed seven people ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Russian Vorobieva pins down gold


August 10th, 2012 - 3:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti)Russian wrestler Natalia Vorobieva pinned down her opponent and the gold medal in the final of the women's 72 kg freestyle wrestling Thursday.Bulgaria's Stanka Zlateva won ... Read more...

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Syrians held in Russia for poaching rare birds


August 9th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Russia's Siberia region have detained nine Syrians on charges of poaching rare Saker falcons, the interior ministry said.The nine men were detained Wednesday ... Read more...

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Russian faces jail for internet sex talk with minor


August 7th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS) A Russian faces life in jail after he had a "cynical sex-related correspondence" on internet with an 11-year-old girl, RIA Novosti reported.The offence by the man ... Read more...

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Russia’s Siberia region hit by wildfires


July 30th, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Forest fires continue to rage in Russia's Siberia region on a total area of over 230 square km, with the worst of the blazes concentrated ... Read more...

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Ammo train explodes, sets off Siberia wildfire


July 26th, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A series of explosions on a military train, carrying ammunition, triggered a wildfire in central Siberia Wednesday.The incident occurred when a train car carrying scrapped ... Read more...

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Woman kills herself in party office


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS) A 61-year-old woman died of severe burns after she set herself on fire at an office of Russia's ruling United Russia party in Siberia region, RIA ... Read more...

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40,000 Russian firefighters to lose jobs


July 10th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's emergencies ministry is planning to cut the number of firefighters by 20 percent - or about 40,000 people - by 2013, a ministry source ... Read more...

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To escape rape, Russian woman jumps from fourth floor


July 6th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 27-year-old woman in Russia's Siberia region, who was working as a masseuse, jumped out of a fourth-floor window after being threatened with gang rape, ... Read more...

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30,000 bottles of fake vodka seized in Russia


June 27th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Russia's Siberia region have seized 30,000 bottles of counterfeit vodka estimated at three million rubles ($90,000), the interior ministry said.The bottles were seized ... Read more...

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Russian Hare Krishna Movement to be Rathyatra theme


June 18th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
K0olkata, June 18 (IANS) In a bid to spread awareness about the Hare Krishna Movement in Russia, the Kolkata chapter of ISKCON has decided to make it the theme of ... Read more...

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World is without borders, says Egyptian globetrotter (With Image)


June 17th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) This 27-year-old Egyptian wants to travel to every country in the world.So far, Ahmed Haggagovic has visited 93 countries, India being the 93rd, carrying the ... Read more...

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Russian postal workers poisoned by toxic parcel


May 31st, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Russia's Siberia region are looking into reports that postal workers at a railway station were poisoned by a toxic parcel.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Sharapova proud of her Russian origin


May 30th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 30 (IANS/Ria Novosti) Despite being the world's highest-earning sportswoman, Russian No.1 tennis player Maria Sharapova says she's proud to hail from a run-down Siberian town."I am really happy ... Read more...

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Russia turns on new missile warning radar


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia placed its new Voronezh-M long-range missile warning radar on duty in the Irkutsk region of Siberia Wednesday."At 10:15 a.m. on May 23, it was ... Read more...

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Women gives birth in Russian train


May 17th, 2012 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 17 (IANS) A woman gave birth on a train in Russia's Siberia region, and two interior ministry police officers helped her deliver the child.The incident took place Wednesday ... Read more...

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Anti-gay propaganda bill passed in Siberia


April 26th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The regional legislature in Russia's Siberia region Thursday passed a bill banning promotion of homosexual, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender practices among minors."It's mainly about various ... Read more...

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Court bans clip of Russians drinking


April 17th, 2012 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in Russia's Siberia region has banned a video compilation of drunken Russians, terming it extremist material that "denigrates the honour of the Russian ... Read more...

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Four teens held for rape, murder of minor girl


April 14th, 2012 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four teenaged boys have been detained in Russia's Siberia region on suspicion of raping a 12-year-old girl and leaving her naked to die in the ... Read more...

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UFO crashes in Siberia?


April 14th, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Search teams in Russia's Siberia region have been put on alert after witnesses said they saw an unidentified flying object crash there in the early ... Read more...

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Man vandalises Siberian nursery school


April 9th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man in Russia's Siberia region has been found guilty of breaking into a nursery school and damaging property.Stepan Gladkikh from Chita city smashed two ... Read more...

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10-year-old becomes Russia’s youngest inventor


April 7th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 10-year-old Moscow girl has become Russia's youngest inventor after she patented her own print-making method.According to the Moskovsky Komsomolets daily, Anastasia Rodimina patented her ... Read more...

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16 die in Russian plane crash


April 2nd, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 2 (IANS) Sixteen people were killed and 12 injured in a plane crash near a city in Siberia, authorities said.An ATR-72 plane bound from Tyumen to Surgut crashed ... Read more...

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Russian court dismisses case seeking Gita ban


March 21st, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) A court in Russia has dismissed a case that sought a ban on the Bhagwad Gita.Hindus in Russia Wednesday won the case when Tomsk city ... Read more...

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Joachim Gauck elected German president


March 18th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) Joachim Gauck, a former pastor and civil rights activist, was Sunday elected Germany's new president, BBC reported.The 72-year-old Gauck, from the erstwhile East Germany, won 991 ... Read more...

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