The Baikal Pulp and Paper Mill, a longtime target of environmental activists, will be finally shut down, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday.
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A 17-year-old is charged with providing a hallucinogen drug to a man who ran onto a Barron County highway and was fatally struck by a semi.
An ammunition depot caught fire and exploded late Tuesday in Russia's Samara region, sending shrapnel more than a half-mile, injuring at least five people and forcing the evacuation of 6,000 nearby residents.
An employee talks on a portable radio set at Bashneft - Novoil refinery in the city of Ufa, Russia, April 11, 2013.
It survived one of World War II's bloodiest battles, in which some 2 million people are thought to have perished.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov walks to a meeting with Latin American Foreign Ministers in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, May 29, 2013.
Russia's dismal safety record was underlined once again this week with the publication of a video on YouTube depicting a horrible workplace accident that has already been viewed by tens of thousands of people just a couple of days after being uploaded.
Antonio Tajani attends his hearing by the European Parliament Industry, Research and Energy committee in Strasbourg on January 18, 2010.
The pro-Kremlin United Russia party has been taking blow after a blow to its reputation , as several of its high-ranking members have been accused of plagiarizing their postgraduate degree theses; others have been discovered to possess undeclared, high-end property abroad, the sources of money for which raise serious questions.
'The Enchanted Wanderer" by Nikolai Leskov, released by Vintage Classics in April 2013, reveals a neglected writer's masterful evocations of restless passion.
A delegation of the Ministry of Tourism of Turkey visited Russia and Germany and had meetings with representatives of leading travel companies in these countries, 'HA1 4rriyet' newspaper reported on Tuesday.
On June 14, the United States and the Russian Federation signed a new bilateral framework on threat reduction that reinforces our longstanding partnership on nonproliferation.
Remarks by President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, at the summit of the Group of 8 industrial nations, as transcribed by the White House.
MOSCOW, June 17 While admitting that Russia and Europe have cultural differences, Russians are divided whether Europeans have a friendly attitude towards them, a recent opinion poll said on Monday.
Prime Minister Tigran Sarkisian stopped short of ruling out Armenia's accession to a new Russian-led bloc of former Soviet republics over the weekend, raising more questions about its integration with the European Union.
MOSCOW, June 17 About 64 percent of Russians identify themselves as belonging to the Russian Orthodox Church, but many of them have never read the Bible and rarely go to church or pray, a recent poll showed.