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M&A: Russian Grids acquired shares in Kubanenergo, paid RUB 7.937 billion
JSC Russian Grids acquired 65,153,710 common shares of OJSC Kubanenergo at the offering price of RUB 121.82 each, the total amount paid being RUB 7.937 billion, Russian Grids informed.
Wed May 22, 2013
M&A: Controlling stake in Vse Svoe sold to private investor
The group of companies Domashniye Produkty working under the Vse Svoe brand announced the sale of a controlling block of shares to Yuri Cherchen, a former top-manager of Alpha Group, acting as a private investor.
Sat May 18, 2013
The Decatur Daily
No memories of her mom
Liana Pittman, a junior at Priceville High School, was adopted from a Russian orphanage when she was 5. Now she wants to find her biological parents, but especially her mother, in Russia.
Wed May 15, 2013
Russia and US play jailhouse chess
Convicts in Russia have teamed up to play a chess tournament via Skype with inmates at the biggest jail in the US, Chicago's Cook County Jail.
Mon May 13, 2013
Fedor Bondarchuk's "Stalingrad" war drama trailer unveiled
The first Russian-made feature to go out in IMAX 3D is an epic love story set during the devastating WWII battle for Stalingrad that lasted more than six months and ended with the German army surrendering in 1943.
Sat May 11, 2013
Warner Bros. nabs Ryan Gosling's 'How to Catch a Monster'
PanARMENIAN.Net - Warner Bros. is in final negotiations to catch a monster -- Ryan Gosling's directorial debut "How to Catch a Monster" , TheWrap said.
"Hell Baby" Sundance horror comedy debuts new poster
Rob Corddry and Leslie Bibb star as a couple expecting their first baby who find themselves living in a haunted house.
Kidman to star in "Reconstructing Amelia" bestseller adaptation
PanARMENIAN.Net - On the heels of her starring role in Hemingway & Gellhorn, which earned her Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG nominations, Nicole Kidman is back in business with HBO Films on Reconstructing Amelia, a film adaptation of Kimberly McCreight's best-selling debut novel recently published by HarperCollins, Deadline said.
"The Butler" star-studded drama release date moved
PanARMENIAN.Net - Looking to stir up a bit of early Oscar buzz, The Weinstein Company has slotted the Lee Daniels-directed The Butler to an August 16 release date, Deadline said.
Oscar winner Tom Hanks in 'Captain Phillips' action-thriller trailer
PanARMENIAN.Net - Tom Hanks takes on another heroic role in "Captain Phillips" and his performance has been previewed in a first trailer for the movie.
Fri May 10, 2013
Wrekin Hill nabs Jeremy Irons thriller "Night Train to Lisbon"
PanARMENIAN.Net - Wrekin Hill Entertainment has picked up U.S. rights to Bille August's thriller Night Train to Lisbon from K5 International.
IFC Films picks up 'Adult World' Tribeca Fest comedy
PanARMENIAN.Net - IFC Films has acquired North American rights to Scott Coffey's comedy "Adult World" and is planning a day and date theatrical and VOD release, TheWrap said.
The National indie rock band unveil "Sea of Love" music video
The band will release 'Sea of Love' as the latest cut to be lifted from their forthcoming album Trouble Will Find Me.
Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts in "August: Osage County" trailer
Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts lead the all-star cast of the family drama, which is directed by ER and The West Wing's John Wells from a script by Tracy Letts .
Legendary soccer star Pele heads off to Cannes to sell biopic
PanARMENIAN.Net - Legendary Brazilian soccer star Pele will be in Cannes to kick off a movie about his life that is being directed by Michael Zimbalist and Jeff Zimbalist for Imagine Entertainment and Seine Pictures, The Hollywood Reporter said.
Armenian national's players mark Victory Day in Krasnodar
Armenian national's players mark Victory Day in Krasnodar May 9, 2013 FC Kuban Krasnodar players marked the 68th anniversary of the Victory Day and laid flowers at the Eternal Flame Memorial in Krasnodar, Russia.
Wed May 08, 2013
Armenian films to be screened in Russia's Krasnodar
PanARMENIAN.Net - Krasnodar will host screening of Armenian films in the framework of KUBAN-KINO film festival, to be held on May 16-23. "The festival program reflects on the key development areas of Armenian classic and modern cinema.
Thu May 02, 2013
Sheremetyevo airport serviced 5,79 million passengers in the first quarter of 2013
Sheremetyevo international airport serviced 5.791 million passengers in the first quarter of 2013, the airport's press-service reports.
Russia Beyond the Headlines
Coming soon: a great Russian wine
In a country long synonymous with vodka, the creation of a modern premium wine industry is a revelation.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Russia Beyond the Headlines
Human rights activists report hate attack casualties in 13 regions of Russia
About 60 people were hurt in xenophobic and hate attacks in Russia this year, the Sova human rights center told Interfax on Tuesday.