Thursday May 9
Russia Beyond the Headlines
Muscovites honor Great Patriotic War veterans
Park Pobedy, or Victory Park, a spacious square hosting the Museum of Great Patriotic War, is a popular meeting place for veterans in Moscow on May 9. Veterans can be seen here with armfuls of flowers that they receive from Muscovites honoring their sacrifices during the Great Patriotic War.
Jailed Russian activist complains to European court
Moscow, May 8 - Lawyers of a Russian political activist's wife, have filed a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights.
The Toronto Star
TTC gives new start to Russian transit expert
For Michael Sosedov, 57, becoming a TTC station manager is the latest stop on a journey that took him from behind the wheel of a Moscow bus to the helm of a transit system that dwarfs Toronto's. But Michael Sosedov's life had fairy-tale elements long before he arrived eight years ago in Toronto without a word of English.
Kristall Plans 50th Anniversary Celebration in May
Kristall Production Corporation will celebrate its 50th anniversary on May 24, in Smolensk, Russia with an invitation-only event.
Warsaw Business Journal
Smolensk more divisive than ever
On the eve of a highly politicized third anniversary of the tragic April 10, 2010 plane crash in Smolensk, Russia, which killed President Lech Kaczynski, his wife and 95 others, a Homo Homini poll revealed that 32 percent of Poles now believe that the catastrophe was no accident but in fact an assassination.