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  • Putin, Merkel stress maintenance of Ukraine ceasefire: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the importance of maintaining the ceasefire in Ukraine in a phone conversation on Monday, the Kremlin said in a statement. "The development of the...
  • Russia Box Office Grows 13% in 2013, Study Finds

    Russia's box office grew 13% last year to $1.3 billion as the number of screens in the country expanded by 12.2%, according to a new study by IHS and Nevafilm. Box office receipts topped $1.3 billion last year, making Russia the ninth biggest market...
  • Business leaders propose Ukraine steer course between West, Moscow

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Ukraine should seek special trade deals with Russia as well as the European Union and consider military non-alignment to help stabilize its economy and secure peace, top business leaders convened by the World Economic Forum said on...
  • America's still ready to lead

    America's still ready to lead
    It's a reality of our age that this nation is not free to tune out the world's problems and just focus on matters inside our borders. There are destabilizing forces of all kinds out there. Many are a legacy of 9/11. Others stem from the Cold War's end...
  • Olympic gymnast to lead pro-Kremlin media holding

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Olympic gymnast Alina Kabayeva is to lead the biggest private pro-Kremlin media holding in Russia, its spokeswoman said on Monday, after serving more than six years as a parliamentary deputy. The National Media Group, which owns 25...
  • Russian TV Producer Ksenia Batanova Attacked: Report

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - LONDON -- Ksenia Batanova, a leading producer and anchor at Russian independent news channel Dozhd, has been hospitalized after being beaten by unidentified assailants near her home in Moscow. Batanova was hit in the face...
  • Ukrainian refugees on edge as they flood into Russia

    Ukrainian refugees on edge as they flood into Russia
    Tatiana Poludnitsina fled her home in the eastern Ukrainian town of Luhansk in her robe and flip-flops after artillery shells hit it in mid-August. With the help of strangers, she crossed the border into Russia, where she now resides in a temporary...
  • Riot Fest, where the punk comes in all sizes and generations

    Riot Fest, where the punk comes in all sizes and generations
    Hundreds of fans stood shivering in the rain for 75 minutes to listen to two Russian women speak about how they came to be imprisoned for participating in a feminist protest. The scene played out at Riot Fest, which celebrated its 10th year over the...
  • Invest in roads, not problematic fighter jets

    Invest in roads, not problematic fighter jets
    I recently read that it will cost more than $106 billion to fix all the bridges in this country. I've also read that the government will spend $1.5 trillion on the new F-35 fighter jets, which some people have less than full confidence in. This...
  • Western sanctions are testing Russia's strength: Medvedev

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's strength is being tested by sanctions imposed by the West and the country must react in a level-headed way, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told members of the country's ruling party, United Russia, on Monday. "When a series...
  • Russian government to back defense companies' contracts

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian government will provide state guarantees for defense industry contracts for up to five years, RIA news agency cited Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev as saying on Monday. "I have signed ... a government order to provide...