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  1. Bulgaria Luring Russian Tourists with Low Prices, Eased Visa RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Sofia News Agency

    Bulgaria hopes to retain its appeal among Russian tourists by offering competitively low prices and easing visa requirements, the Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said. "During this season Bulgaria will remain one of the most popular destinations among Russians," Angelkova said in an interview with Russia 's TASS news agency.

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  2. Long trips across Russia await fans at 2018 World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | The Daily Republic

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Russia insists fans will not face problems following their teams around Russia for the 2018 World Cup, even as FIFA's schedule gave some competitors lengthy travel distances in the group stage. FIFA announced the full World Cup schedule Friday, a day ahead of the preliminary draw.

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  3. Long trips across Russia await fans at 2018 World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    An emblem of the 2018 World Cup stands near the Constantine Palace in St.Petersburg, Russia, Friday, July 24, 2015, on the eve of the preliminary draw for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Photo: Dmitry Lovetsky, AP ST.

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    Jul 24, 2015 | Yahoo!

    Zenit St Petersburg's Brazilian striker Hulk has pulled out of Saturday's World Cup qualifying draw, only days after complaining of "gross and ugly" racism in Russian football. FIFA said that Hulk will be replaced by former Russia captain Alexey Smertin as one of the draw assistants for Saturday's event in St Petersburg.

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  5. FEATURE-Soccer-Smallest city set for biggest World Cup transport boostRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | Reuters

    The smallest World Cup city of Saransk is set for the biggest World Cup transport legacy of all 11 venues across Russia, torn from long provincial isolation by construction of an international airport, new bridges and roads. Alongside the other centres hosting the world cup in three years, and on the standards of vast Russia, it is small, with a population little over 300,000.

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  6. Soccer-Fewer hotels, more campsites as Russia cuts World Cup costsRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2015 | Reuters

    Soccer fans at the 2018 World Cup could find themselves sleeping on boats or pitching tents in Soviet-era summer camps as Russia reins in spending on the tournament by cutting back on the number of hotels. Back in 2010, when it won the right to host the finals, Russia promised to provide 100,000 rooms for visiting supporters, far exceeding the 60,000 required by soccer's world governing body FIFA.

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  7. Russian PM meets with Chinese vice premier, eyeing more cooperation with ChinaRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    YEKATERINBURG, Russia , July 8 -- Russia is willing to cooperate with China closely and will keep exploring new orientation of cooperation, said Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev while meeting with visiting Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang here Wednesday. During the meeting, Medvedev also hailed the high level of Russia-China relations and thanked China for organizing a large number of Chinese enterprises representatives to attend the sixth International Industrial Trade Fair of Russia as the Guest of Honor.

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  8. 12:23 Day of Uzbekistan in Ural kicks off in YekaterinburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | AkiPress

    The idea of the event was to present the residents of Sverdlovsk region about a rich history, culture, and heritage of the Uzbek people, reports Jahon news agency . The event was attended by the political authorities of the Sverdlovsk region, the foreign consulates, the staff of travel agencies, and the media.

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  9. IBRC overcomes 'fraud' to get control of Quinn propertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Independent.ie

    A special liquidator has claimed he had to overcome "dishonest and fraudulent activity" to secure control over major assets in the 500m property portfolio of the family of former billionaire Sean Quinn. Kieran Wallace told the Commercial Court that "contrived bankruptcies" had been one of the tactics used in an attempt to put the three properties, in Russia and the Ukraine, beyond the reach of Quinn family creditors.

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  10. Acex Alliance Participated in Forum "TransSiberia 2015"Read the original story

    Jul 3, 2015 | PR.com

    Miroslav Zolotarev, the Head of ACEX Alliance, discussed opportunities for regional logistics development with participation of ACEX Alliance members at the conference "Objectives for regional transport and logistics infrastructure development under current economic conditions" within the framework of Siberian forum. The event organizer was the Union of transport, forwarding and logistics companies of Siberia with whom ACEX Alliance cooperates on the logistics issues in the Siberian region.

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  11. Russian Railways Opens Hostel Chain Near Trai...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The St. Petersburg Times

    Railroad monopoly Russian Railways is planning to open more than 200 hostels near train stations in Russia's largest cities, Russian daily Kommersant reported Wednesday. The estimated cost of the hostels, which be operate under the brand name "Gorod," is 400 million rubles , Kommersant reported.

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  12. Economy weighs on Russia WC plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    President Vladimir Putin is still likely to host the World Cup in 2018 despite an FBI investigation into Russia's winning bid but his hopes of staging a tournament that impresses his critics are fading. Not only is the event mired in scandal because of corruption allegations hanging over Fifa, soccer's governing body, but the Russian government is being forced by an economic crisis to trim spending on its preparations.

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  13. Economy weighs on Russia World Cup plans amid FIFA scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin is still likely to host the World Cup in 2018 despite an FBI investigation into Russia's winning bid but his hopes of staging a tournament that impresses his critics are fading. Not only is the event mired in scandal because of corruption allegations hanging over FIFA, football's governing body, but the Russian government is being forced by an economic crisis to trim spending on its preparations.

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  14. flydubai launches direct flights to Novosibirsk and Nizhniy NovgorodRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Al Bawaba

    Dubai-based flydubai today further strengthened its commitment to the Russian market adding Novosibirsk and Nizhniy Novgorod to its comprehensive network in the region. Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer of flydubai, said: "The addition of Novosibirsk and Nizhniy Novgorod to our network is an important milestone for flydubai's operations in Russia and brings the total number of destinations we serve in the country to 10. Both Russian cities are established economic hubs in the regions and we hope that our direct flights from Dubai will help to open up their tourist and business opportunities to travellers from the Middle East."

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  15. Russian Museum Closes Amid Scandal Over U.S. and British WWII PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | The St. Petersburg Times

    A major museum in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg has closed for an "undetermined period" amid a scandal over an exhibition of World War II photos co-organized by the U.S. and British consulates. The Metenkov House Museum of Photography in Russia's fourth-largest city was scheduled on Friday to open an exhibition of 150 wartime images by British and American photographers as the countries mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

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    Apr 12, 2015 | The St. Petersburg Times

    A major museum in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg has closed for an "undetermined period" amid a scandal over an exhibition of World War II photos co-organized by the U.S. and British consulates. The Metenkov House Museum of Photography in Russia's fourth-largest city was scheduled on Friday to open an exhibition of 150 wartime images by British and American photographers as the countries mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

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  17. Qatar Airways expands its code-share agreement with S7 AirlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | AME Info

    Qatar Airways has strengthened its relationship with fellow oneworld member S7 Airlines, with the implementation of additional code-share routes across its network. Qatar Airways first launched a code-share agreement with S7 Airlines late last year, allowing Qatar Airways' passengers travelling from Doha to be able to connect onto destinations with S7 Airlines including Chelyabinsk, Kazan, Omsk, Perm, Rostov, Saint Petersburg, Samara, Sochi, Tyumen and Yekaterinburg.

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  18. New Market Research Report: Chanel OOO in Luxury GoodsRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2015 | PR-inside.com

    In 2013, Chanel closed a boutique in Yekaterinburg, not mentioning official reasons. However the company was still ready to continue development in Russia concentrating on the domination in exclusive luxury segment of different categories.

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  19. Ayurveda a big hit among Moscow womenRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    Ayurveda has been a big hit in Russian capital Moscow, with many women who were looking at alternate health care practices asking about it during the country's largest tourism fair. The public and industry representatives streamed into the Kerala Tourism stall during the four-day 22nd Moscow International Travel and Tourism Exhibition that ended on Saturday.

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  20. Russian Army Attracts Tajikistan's UnemployedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | EurasiaNet

    A Tajik conscript guards the border with Afghanistan at Ishkashim. A new law signed on January 2 by President Vladimir Putin allows foreign citizens not just to join, but also to fight for the Russian military.

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