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  • Russian Trio tour includes six nights in leading cities

     Russian Trio tour includes six nights in leading cities
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: The Russian Trio is a six-night tour from EuropeToo that explores Moscow, Novgorod and St. Petersburg. Priced from $1,928 per person...
  • Thousands of Chechens march in rally against Charlie Hebdo magazine

    Thousands of Chechens march in rally against Charlie Hebdo magazine
    Hundreds of thousands marched through the Chechen capital Monday to protest the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, which again put a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad on its cover. Demonstrators in Grozny, capital of the predominantly Muslim...
  • Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels both claim to control Donetsk airport after intense fighting

    Russian-backed rebels and Ukrainian government troops fought pitched battles Monday for control of Donetsk airport, while residential areas nearby were caught in intensive crossfire. The airport, reduced to a wreck by months of heavy fighting, has been...
  • Ukraine leader vows to reassert control over separatist-held east as fighting hits new heights

    Ukraine's president vowed Sunday to reassert government control over eastern regions as the army unleashed a counter-offensive against Russian-backed separatist fighters vying for command over the airport in the city of Donetsk. The separatist stronghold...
  • 'Red Army' entertainingly reminds us of Russian Hockey's unbeatable era

    For a few moments, it feels like a mistake, a director's miscalculation. Documentary filmmaker Gabe Polsky lets us hear his awkward, groping questions to an imperious, dismissive 50something Russian hockey legend. Like many of the ex-Soviet interview...
  • AP PHOTOS: Crimea's people face new uncertainties in adjusting to life as part of Russia

    Crimea, promised Russian President Vladimir Putin, "will be a home to all the peoples living there." Yet 10 months since the Kremlin tore up the map of Europe and seized the strategic Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine, many of Crimea's 2.2 million...
  • Tens of thousands march in Russia's Caucasus to protest French satirical paper Charlie Hebdo

    Hundreds of thousands marched through the Chechen capital on Monday to protest the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, which again put a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad on its cover. Demonstrators in Grozny, capital of the predominantly Muslim...
  • Russia's peace initiative for Syria falters as opposition shuns proposed talks in Moscow

    A Russian initiative to host peace talks this month between the Syrian government and its opponents appears to be unraveling as prominent Syrian opposition figures shun the prospective negotiations amid deep distrust of Moscow and concerns the talks...
  • Moody's downgrades Russia's bond rating 1 notch above junk on oil, currency concerns

    Moody's Investors Service has cut its rating on Russian government bonds one step closer to "junk" status. Several agencies have cut Russia's credit rating in recent months as its economy worsens under the twin pressures of Western sanctions and...
  • Fighting rages in eastern Ukraine as peace rally is held in Kiev

    Fighting rages in eastern Ukraine as peace rally is held in Kiev
    Fierce fighting raged in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Sunday as tens of thousands of people gathered in the capital, Kiev, to light candles for peace. President Petro Poroshenko appeared at the rally in Kiev's Independence Square with his...
  • Venezuela president's Asia tour backfires as crude extends slump

    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is winding down a tour of Asia and Russia to garner support for measures to bolster oil prices. A further 8 percent decline since the trip started suggests he failed. Maduro plans to coordinate with OPEC and non-OPEC...