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A long line of vehicles waits to use the Kerch ferry line to Crimea at the port of Kavkaz, Russia, on August 18. Since annexing Crimea from Ukraine in March, the Kremlin has said it is Russians' patriotic duty to spend their summer holidays at the peninsula's resorts.
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Muslims on a street near the Cathedral Mosque before a prayer on Uraza Bayram, a major Muslim holiday 28 July 2014 Over a quarter of Russians see the colonization of their country by foreigners as the greatest threat to the nation, and the fears over a possible war with neighbors have doubled over the past year.
2 hrs ago | Decanter Magazine
The Russian Parliament is considering proposals to introduce a state monopoly on the production of wine in Russia.
4 hrs ago | Daily Mail
Her mother Galina only realised her daughter was missing when she went to collect her at the end of the day.
5 hrs ago | SFGate
An alpinist paints yellow over the blue at one of Moscow's Stalin-era skyscrapers with a star on top, which was painted in colors of the Ukrainian national flag, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.
9 hrs ago | AkiPress
Border guards of Kazakhstan foiled an attempt to smuggle 19 tons of ferrous steel scrap across the Kazakh-Russian border, the press service of the Frontier Service of the Kazakh National Security Committee said.
RUSSIA EXPANDS INTERNATIONAL MILITARY TOURNAMENTS TO SEA Russian Defence Ministry, Moscow RIA Novosti.
Russian aerospace defense forces have test-fired S-300 and S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems at a large military drill in the country's southern Astrakhan Region.
After the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine, Western governments put in place sanctions against Russia.
On August 19, Russian troops arrived to the area of "Peace Mission 2014" military drills of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization .
Speaking at the opening of a World War I memorial in Moscow earlier this month, President Vladimir Putin noted that victory in that war had been stolen from Russia.
"The conception, under which 12 stadiums in 11 cities will host World Cup matches, is not being changed," Mutko said, according to the ITAR-Tass agency.
A Russian-built Angara medium-lift rocket launches on its maiden test flight from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome on July 9. 2014.
After the introduction of a ban on imported foodstuff in Russia, Russians started making jokes that Belarusian mussels and other exotic products would soon appear in stores.
MICROBUS EN ROUTE FROM YEREVAN TO VOLGOGRAD CRASHES IN RUSSIA Monday, August 18 A microbus heading for Volgograd, Russia from Yerevan overturned near the city of Budyonovsk in still unclear circumstances on Sunday.
Like a scorned lover who can't wait to find a new romance to replace the old, Russia is quickly moving on from Europe.
People displaced by fighting in Ukraine wait before boarding a bus, ahead of their journey by train to the Russian Siberian city of Irkutsk where they are being relocated.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 09:49 am
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