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  1. Your Theatre brings the mystery of 'Anastasia' dazzlingly to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    Is “Anna” the long-lost Royal Princess Anastasia of the Romanov dynasty or is she a brazen, amnesia-riddled imposter? Your Theatre, Inc. recognizes the 100th year anniversary of this delicious mystery surrounding the last surviving daughter of Czar Nicholas II of Russia, with Marcelle Maurette and Guy Bolton's fascinating script, “Anastasia.” Under the direction of Stephen R. Kay --- who is well-versed in eliciting compelling, emotional performances from talented actors --- this “Anastasia” plot unravels in a no-frills kind of way, exposing the best and the worst of human ambition. Where there is money, or the potential for making it, there are slick thieves waiting in the wings for their payoff.


  2. Better us Than Some Maniac: Russian Parents' Justification For Raping 12-Year-Old Daughter RegularlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | India.com

    Volgograd , Jan 18: A Russian couple, arrested for regularly raping their 12-year-old daughter from December 2016 to March 2017, justified the crime saying they were "training their daughter in advance for adult life". "Better us than some maniac," the victim's mother told the police.


  3. Historian Beevor Bemused At Ukraine Ban On Best-Selling 'Stalingrad'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Weekday Magazine

    "There's certainly nothing inherently anti-Ukrainian in the book at all," says British historian Antony Beevor about Stalingrad. British historian and best-selling author Antony Beevor says he is dumbfounded at Ukrainian authorities' decision to ban the import of a Russian translation of his award-winning account of a major tipping point in World War II.


  4. Russia to ease restrictions on foreign carriers during World CupRead the original story

    Monday Jan 15 | Flight Global

    Russian authorities intend to allow foreign airlines access to select domestic routes during the World Cup soccer tournament this summer. Under the law, non-domiciled carriers are only allowed to conduct charter flights between Russian cities if they deploy aircraft with fewer than 19 seats.


  5. 1917: The Year Russia Fell ApartRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | Transitions Online

    Two new books trace revolutionary Russia from its birth amid the wreckage of the old order to its apocalyptic demise. Last year marked the centenary of what used to be called the "Great October Socialist Revolution."


  6. The Royal Role Model: Historical Revisionism in RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | EurasiaNet

    Russian President Vladimir Putin gives an address at the unveiling of a monument to Tsar Alexander III on November 18, 2017 in Crimea. An anomalous facet of Russia's authoritarian political system is that presidential elections are held on a regular basis.


  7. There is still more to learn about HitlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | The Raw Story

    Soon after his politicization and radicalization in the summer of 1919, Adolf Hitler secretly started colluding with Russian nationalists. Driven by a concern on how best to ensure Germany's national survival in the expected dawn of an age of super-powers, he teamed up with the entourage of one of the pretenders to the vacant Tsarist throne, Grand Duke Kirill Romanov.


  8. Simon Sebag Montefiore: 'Writers really need to feel the physical as well as the cerebral'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Globe and Mail

    Simon Sebag Montefiore is a historian, television host and erstwhile journalist and banker whose non-fiction works include Jerusalem: The Biography , Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar and The Romanovs 1613-1918 . His novel, Red Sky at Noon , is the last in a trilogy of Russian-set historical thrillers.


  9. Russian PM signs decree to dismiss Mutko from 2018 World Cup organising committeeRead the original story

    Friday Jan 5 | Nerve News

    Moscow, Jan 5 - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree to exclude his deputy Vitaly Mutko from the supervisory board of the Local Organising Committee for Russia FIFA World Cup 2018, according to the legal information portal. Under the decree, Alexey Sorokin, the LOC director general, will replace Mutko as the committee's chairman.


  10. Russia-China oil friendship makes crude costlier for EuropeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 3 | World Oil

    Europe's set to be stuck with a higher oil bill as Russia shifts more of its supply to the Chinese oil market. As the world's second-biggest economy buys more, crude shipments from the Baltic Sea port of Primorsk will be cut, according to industry consultant FGE.


  11. A Diary From Inside the Gulag Meets Evil with LightnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | The New York Times

    Combining whimsical drawings with clever rhyming couplets, the diary - more graphic novel than ordinary journal - portrays the physical and emotional hardships of a spirited stick figure, the author's alter ego. What makes this diary unique is that Ms.


  12. Russia enters final stretch to hosting historic 2018 FIFA World CupRead the original story

    Monday Jan 1 | Newkerala.com

    Moscow, Jan 1 : Russia has quite often hosted various top-level international sports events, but this year it will be the first time ever that the legendary FIFA World Cup comes to the worlds largest country between June 14 and July 15 to decide on the best national football team. Football is viewed as the world's most popular sport and the FIFA World Cup, held every four years since 1930, is a special holiday for football fans around the globe.


  13. Opinion: For many Americans, the Trump-Putin bromance is personalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 1 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    Russian immigrants came relatively late to America - and are still coming. The US Census Bureau says 2.95 million Americans claim Russian ancestry, and there are three-quarters of a million people who were born in Russia or have at least one parent who was.


  14. News From Russia: What You Missed Over the WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 31 | The St. Petersburg Times

    In his yearly televised speech before midnight on Dec. 31, President Vladimir Putin thanked Russians for their work and achievements. "Let everyone be healthy, have children who bring you joy," he told viewers in a speech which lasted some four minutes.


  15. UnionPay cardholders will enjoy convenient payment experience in Russia next yearRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 31 | Newkerala.com

    SHANGHAI: UnionPay International is sparing no efforts in expanding its acceptance network in Russia these days. It is expected that UnionPay will be accepted at more than 90pc of the local ATMs and POS terminals before the 2018 World Cup, and cardholders will be able to enjoy convenient payment experiences in cities like Moscow, Kaliningrad, St. Petersburg and Volgograd.


  16. Seeing redRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 29 | Mountain View Voice

    Dmitrii Stakhievich Moor's poster, "Deserter - I Extend My Hand to You. You are as Much a Destroyer of the Workers-Peasant State as I, a Capitalist! Now Only You are My Hope," is on display at the Cantor Arts Center through March 4, 2018, as part of an exhibit on the 1917 Russian Revolution.


  17. Putin Backs Aeroflot Plan To Sell Russian World Cup Fans Five-Ruble TicketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 28 | Weekday Magazine

    President Vladimir Putin has endorsed a plan by Russian airline Aeroflot to charge World Cup fans only five rubles for flights between cities where Russia's soccer team is playing. "We want the World Cup to be a great success," Aeroflot Director General Vitaly Savelyev said in a meeting with Putin on December 28, according to the Kremlin's website .


  18. Russia Blacklists Hotels Guilty of Inflating Prices for World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 28 | The St. Petersburg Times

    Russia's Federal Tourism Agency has said that it will create a public blacklist for hotels that hike their prices for the 2018 World Cup. The agency has already identified several hotels guilty of price inflation in Volgograd and Saransk, among other cities.


  19. Russia approves visa-free entry for spectators during FIFA World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 28 | Central Chronicle

    The Russian government on Wednesday approved a bill that allows foreign nationals to enter Russia without a visa, using a personalised spectator card, for the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup. "It is proposed to establish the same period for visa-free entry for the spectators of the championship on Russian territory, using a personalised spectator card, both in paper and electronic forms.


  20. Russia shells out around US$6.7 bn for 2018 World Cup preparationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 25 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Federal budget costs of holding the 2018 FIFA World Cup will be about U$6.7 bln, head of the Russian Chamber of Accounts Tatiana Golikova said on Monday on the air with Rossiya 24 TV Channel. "The federal budget will spend about 390 bln rubles .