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50 min ago | Pravda

Elections show Russians much more interested in foreign political agenda

Ten self-nominated candidacies and 35 representatives of parties United Russia, the Communist Party, the Liberal Democratic Party and the Rodina have won elections to the Moscow City Duma, said the head of the Moscow municipal electoral committee, Valentin Gorbunov. Elections to the Moscow City Duma of the 6th convocations were held on September 14. The metropolitan parliament currently has 35 seats - 33 of them belong to United Russia and three - to the Communist Party.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Groong

Russian-Armenian businessman to remain in custody until December 15

Russian-Armenian businessman to remain in custody until December 15 10:32, 13.09.2014 The detention of Russian-Armenian businessman and benefactor Levon Hayrapetyan, who is in confinement in Moscow, has been extended. Armenian News-NEWS.am has learned from the press service of the Union of Armenians of Russia that the Moscow Municipal Court on Friday granted the investigator's motion to keep Hayrapetyan in custody until December 15. To note, charges of fraud also were brought against the Armenian benefactor during the court hearing.

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St.Petersburg Times

A lawyer made famous by her roster of Russian celebrity clients was...

Akimtseva had been representing Sergei Zhurba, a Moscow region businessman who had testified in court against Dmitry Belkin, who is widely believed to be the leader the Orekhovo gang, which ranked among Moscow's most powerful and violent during the turbulent 1990s. Photo: VK.com A lawyer made famous by her roster of Russian celebrity clients was murdered in front of her apartment building in central Moscow over the weekend, and investigators suspect her involvement with an organized crime case may have been the motive.

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St.Petersburg Times

Mass apathy and a scarcity of serious challengers to state-preferred...

Mass apathy and a scarcity of serious challengers to state-preferred candidates were the recurrent themes of Russia's nationwide voting day on Sunday, which pundits said attested to the Kremlin's tightening grip on all levels of the Russian electoral system. Voters in 84 of the country's 85 federal subjects were summoned to some 64,000 polling stations to elect 30 regional governors, 14 regional and 21 municipal legislatures, as well as other forms of regional authority.

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Thanh Nein News

Ukraine PM slams Putin, ceasefire again under strain in east Ukraine

Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk reacts during a session of the parliament in Kiev August 14, 2014. Photo credit: Reuters Fighting flared near an airport in eastern Ukraine on Saturday in breach of a fragile eight-day ceasefire as the prime minister accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of planning to destroy his country.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

St.Petersburg Times

Russia has issued an international arrest warrant for a Kiev-based...

Anton Gerashchenko, deputy head of the Ukrainian Internal Affairs Ministry, wrote on his Facebook page that his country would not hand the climber - whom he described as a "hero of Ukraine" - over to Russia to face trial. Photo: Mustang-wanted.com / Facebook.com Russia has issued an international arrest warrant for a Kiev-based extreme climber accused of painting the spire of a Moscow landmark skyscraper in Ukrainian colors and hanging a Ukrainian flag from it, a news report said.

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Reuters

DIARY -Emerging Markets Economic Events to Sept 25

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 PARIS - Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai to chair the second China-France High-Level Economic and Financial dialogue in France with French Finance Minister Michel Sapin . PARIS - OECD will update its short-term forecasts and recommendations for major economies - 0900 GMT.

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PR-inside.com

New market study, "Atomenergoproekt - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review", has been published

Atomenergoproekt is an engineering company. The company is a general designer, engineering, and universal contractor for nuclear power plants building.

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The St. Petersburg Times

KIEV - European leaders said Friday that they would allow Ukraine to...

European leaders said Friday that they would allow Ukraine to delay putting a landmark trade deal into effect, a major concession to Russia which has repeatedly threatened retaliation if Kiev implements the measure. "I'm happy that today, with a trilateral meeting we had in Brussels between the European Commission, the Russian government and Ukrainian government, there was broad support for this," European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said in Kiev on Friday.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The St. Petersburg Times

Not getting in to the college of your choice is never nice - but it's ...

Not getting in to the college of your choice is never nice - but it's even worse if it happens because the postal service delayed your application and reimbursed you 50 cents for a wasted year of your life. A young woman in Siberia's Kemerovo region failed to get into college because the state-run postal monopoly Russian Post did not deliver her entry application on time, a local court reported Thursday.

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The St. Petersburg Times

The Russian ruble continued to set records Friday, dropping to...

The Russian ruble continued to set records Friday, dropping to another historic low against the dollar, as analysts said there was no immediate end in sight for the currency's downward spiral. Driven by ongoing tension in Ukraine and a weakening oil price, the ruble's decline is stoking inflation and hitting consumers while the government is enjoying windfall tax revenues from exporters.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Poland resumes gas deliveries to Ukraine

In this Tuesday, March 4, 2014 file photo, a monument to Ukrainian poet and writer Taras Shevchenko is silhouetted against an apartment building with a sign advertising Russia's natural gas giant Gazprom, in Moscow, Russia.

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PR-inside.com

Veropharm (VRPH) - Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare - Deals and Alliances Profile - New Study Released

The company develops and manufactures generic pharmaceutical drugs, oncological medications, and medical adhesive bandages. It operates through three plants, such as Voronezh Chemical-Pharmaceutical Plant, Belgorod and Basil plant, and Pokrov ready-made medications plant.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Groong

F18News: Crimea - The unbearable burden of re-registration?

FORUM 18 NEWS SERVICE, Oslo, Norway http://www.forum18.org/ The right to believe, to worship and witness The right to change one's belief or religion The right to join together and express one's belief =============================================== Wednesday 10 September 2014 CRIMEA: THE UNBEARABLE BURDEN OF RE-REGISTRATION? All 1,546 religious communities in Crimea which had state registration with the Ukrainian authorities are being required to re-register under Russian law by 1 January 2015 if they wish to retain legal status. A wide range of communities have complained to Forum 18 News Service of the burden of having to prepare documentation and the lack of information about how to go about it.

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St.Petersburg Times

The Russian currency plunged to historic lows against the dollar...

Mariano Rajoy Brey, Spanish Prime Minister,right, and Jose Manuel Barroso, center, in the presence of Pedro Passos Coelho, Portuguese Prime Minister, at a special meeting of the European Council last month. Photo: Ec.europa.eu The Russian currency plunged to historic lows against the dollar Thursday as the European Union appeared to end more than a week of vacillation by opting to impose a new round of sanctions against Russia over its backing of separatist fighters in eastern Ukraine.

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St.Petersburg Times

When President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart Hassan...

President Vladimir Putin meeting with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on September 13, 2013. Photo: Presidential Press Service / Wikimedia Commons When President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani meet on Friday against the backdrop of Russia's slide into the abyss of Western sanctions, the two countries may find one another to be increasingly suitable economic allies.

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The St. Petersburg Times

When Cosmopolitan magazine came to Russia in 1994, it had its work...

Russia was a country with entrenched gender inequality and no beauty or fashion industry to speak of, but it had a hunger for Western mass culture. Twenty years later, the domestic edition of Cosmopolitan remains Russia's biggest glossy magazine, with a print run of 800,000 and a readership of 6 million, according to its own figures.

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The Baltimore Sun

EU urges Russia to immediately release Estonian security officer

The European Union demanded on Thursday that Moscow release immediately an Estonian security officer who Estonia says was abducted on the border and taken into Russia last week. Russia's Federal Security Service , successor to the Soviet KGB, said last Friday that an Estonian officer, identified as Eston Kohver, had been detained on Russian territory and was being investigated as a suspected spy.

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BroadwayWorld.com

DCTV to Partner with US/Russian Filmmakers to Help Disabled Citizens

Downtown Community Television Center's program "Media Enabled Musketeers" will partner, this fall, with Moscow's Journalism Advancement and Support Center to connect disabled citizens with American and Russian local media organizations. Project partners will conduct community training seminars on disability sensitivity as well as workshops on documentary storytelling for citizens with disabilities, journalists, and journalism students.

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Reuters

Business-News-Schedule at 1230 GMT / 8.30 Am Et

Three British banks say they will relocate to London if Scotland were to break away from the United Kingdom, a setback for supporters of independence with the vote just a week away. , moved, by Angus MacSwan and Alistair Smout, 670 words) LONDON - Sterling rises off lows after a poll showing most Scots intend to vote against independence next week alleviate concerns over the United Kingdom's future, although stock markets are pegged back.

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