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10 hrs ago | The Free Dictionary

Mikhail Illarionovich Kutuzov

He served as one of the finest military officers and diplomats of Russia under the reign of three Romanov Tsars : Catherine II, Paul I and Alexander I. His military career was closely associated with the rising period of Russia from the end of the 18th century to the beginning of the 19th century. Kutuzov contributed much to the military history of Russia and is considered to have been one of the best Russian generals under the reign of Catherine II.

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16 hrs ago | The Bold Italic

UK's Guardian Needs to Brush Up on SF

New York media has an annoying tendency to come to San Francisco and get things wrong . Like majorly wrong .

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22 hrs ago | KQED

Chocolate Tour of the Mission Unwraps More than a Taste of History

Ten ardent chocophiles are seated around San Jalisco 's multicolored tile table. We scan the festive tangerine and lemon walls adorned with assorted masks, guitars and images of Frida , but when steaming platters of chicken mole appear, the tantalizing aroma and deep russet sauce ensure that all eyes are riveted to our plates.

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Yesterday | Avia.Ru

The crew of Soyuz TMA-12M spacecraft returned to Earth

On September 11th 2014 at 06:23 Moscow time the descent module of manned Soyuz TMA-12M transport spacecraft landed near Dzhezkazgan city . The Federal Space Agency reports that the module landed normally.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Groong

Man who shot at Turkish Embassy in Moscow made no calls for aggression, claims relative

Man who shot at Turkish Embassy in Moscow made no calls for aggression, claims relative 12:25 * 13.09.14 Arthur Mirzoyan, the Armenian businessman whoopened fire on the Turkish Embassy in Moscow last month, was not driven by aggressive intentions when committing the act, according to a relative. "He has been residing in Russia for over ten years, and he is a Russian citizen.

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Stars and Stripes

Siblings who served in Navy during WWII will take Honor Flight

Elsa Barry, 91, of Fresno still vividly remembers her mother standing at the railroad station, "crying buckets" as her younger brother headed off on a train, bound for the U.S. Navy. Although 17-year-old Hank Huizinga -- now an 89-year-old Hanford resident -- was already much taller than his 20-year-old sister, he was still her "little" brother.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

SFGate

In Chinatown, a modest tower with urban smarts

The Chinatown/North Beach Center of the City College of San Francisco includes a 14-story high-rise that offsets its thick profile with a textured skin of sun-deflecting metal blades. They also provide a dense visual texture reminiscent of Chinatown storefronts and signs, even though the building's scale relates to the nearby Financial District.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Contra Costa Times

BART plans late night bus service to carry passengers after trains stop

BART expects to begin a late-night weekend bus service as early as December to carry riders from jobs, night clubs and social visits after the trains stop running at midnight. After at least four years of talks and studies, BART officials now say the pieces are coming together to conduct a yearlong test of a limited bus service after midnight on Friday and Saturday nights.

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Examiner.com

The Bay Area Rainbow Symphony 2014-15 season begins on Sunday

The 2014-15 season of the Bay Area Rainbow Symphony will begin this coming Sunday afternoon. The major work on the program will be Gustav Mahler's fourth symphony with soprano Christine Brandes performing as soloist in the final movement.

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Ars Technica

HP Russia guilty of government bribery using "secret slush fund"

An HP subsidiary, HP Russia, pleaded guilty to bribing Russian companies in order to score a technology contract worth millions, US prosecutors said. The company has agreed to pay a $58.77 million fine in a prosecution brought by San Francisco federal prosecutors asserting the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act , which applies to US companies and their subsidiaries abroad.

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The Jewish News Weekly

the column | Jews in Ukraine wrapping themselves in blue and yellow

An interesting and little-reported offshoot of the current crisis between Russia and Ukraine is how it's affecting the identity of Ukraine's Jews. As anyone who has spent time with Jews in the former Soviet Union knows, Jews who lived in Moscow in Communist times were not Russian, just as Jews in Kiev were not Ukrainian and those in Tblisis were not Georgian.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

European Union Pushes Forward With Tougher Sanctions on Russia

European leaders agreed Thursday to go ahead with additional economic sanctions meant to punish Russia for its role in promoting separatist warfare in eastern Ukraine, officials in Brussels and Moscow said. The measures will take effect today when they are published in the Official Journal of the European Union.

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Skift

Sanctions Keep Russia's Elite Away From French Riviera Vacation Breaks

For years, Nice Cote d'Azur airport received a steady stream of wealthy Russians touching down in corporate jets on their way to holiday homes on the French Riviera. As the Ukraine crisis deepens, that's begun to change.

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Sulekha.com

has a single room for rent

One furnished room is available in Daly City single family home, close to San Francisco, South San Francisco, SFO Airport and Freeways, $1,150 per month including utilities . Looking for a professional, clean, vegetarian person.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Bloomberg

Russians Skip Riviera Retreats as Sanctions Ground Private Jets

European Union sanctions curbing travel for leading Russian business people and politicians have started to bite, causing private-aircraft flights from Moscow to Nice to drop 5 percent in the seven months through July, the first fall since 2009.

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The Jewish News Weekly

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Michael was born in San Francisco on July 26, 1939. He attended Lowell High School, U.C. Berkeley for his undergraduate degree, law school at South Dakota University and medical school at Queens College, Oxford.

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The Bold Italic

Get Your Butts Outside This Weekend

This weekend is going to be in the mid '70s and I challenge you all to get outside. Even if you're a long slumbering Nosferatu there are too many fun outdoor things going this weekend to stay cooped up.

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San Jose Mercury News

How we met: From Russia with love

Bill Morrison had several reasons for going by himself on a bus tour of Russia and the Baltic states in the summer of 2006. During the height of the Cold War, he had worked at defense contractor Westinghouse in Sunnyvale.

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The Jewish News Weekly

hardly strictly bagels | New year brings a goodbye from local Jewish food truck

Three years after starting the Bay Area's first Jewish food truck, owner and chef Kenny Hockert announced last week that his Old World Food Truck has reached the end of the road. The truck, which served "East European and Jewish soul food," was known for chicken schnitzel sandwiches, Reuben tacos, pierogi and a Sloppy Joe sandwich made with pulled brisket .

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Marine News

Russia, Japan Hold Shipbuilding and Repair Seminar

The fourth Russian-Japanese seminar Development of Cooperation in Shipbuilding and Ship Repair, organized by Russian Maritime Register of Shipping and the Japan Ship Machinery & Equipment Association , was held September 4-5 in St. Petersburg. More than 30 representatives from 11 Japanese suppliers of ship equipment and components took part in the seminar, along with representatives of Russian maritime industry enterprises.

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