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Russia Beyond the Headlines
Trip Advisor says: Saint Petersburg is among top-25 best travel destinations
The Northern Capital was the only Russian city to make the list this year. RBTH introduces apps for modern gadgets and devices that may be indispensable for foreigners who visit St.
Mon May 20, 2013
Russian oligarchs foot most of 2014 Sochi Olympics
In this Wednesday, Jan, 2, 2008 file photo Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, listens to the state-controlled natural gas monopoly Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller as they tour the newly opened alpine ski center that will be used in the 2014 Olympics at Krasnaya Polyana in the southern Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi.
Tue May 14, 2013
Police Abuse Probe Completed in Russia
MOSCOW, May 14 Investigators said on Tuesday they have wrapped up an investigation into eight former police officers of a Russian precinct notorious for the fatal torture of a detainee last year, ending a year-long probe into the case that has become a vivid stain on Russia's attempted police reform.
Tue May 07, 2013
The St. Petersburg Times
Holidaymakers Choose St. Petersburg Over Moscow
St. Petersburg easily beat Moscow at the most popular destination among Russian travelers for the May holidays, a leading online hotel booking site said Monday.
Grieving relatives of Bulgaria boat victims storm the court
The trial on the case of the tragic sinking of Bulgaria ship has recently started in the Republic of Tatarstan.
Mon May 06, 2013
Sun May 05, 2013
North Augusta graduate receives law award at USC - accompanying photo
North Augusta High School graduate Olesya Vaskevich, a native of Russia and a third-year University of South Carolina law student, receives the John O. McDougal Family Law award recently from School of Law Dean Robert Wilcox, left, and McDougal.
Thu May 02, 2013
Speeding up trains in Russia
While transportation remains one of the biggest issues for Russia, the country is trying to add speed to its trains, the most beloved way of travelling for most Russians.
Wed May 01, 2013
The state testing of Tu-214OS aircraft was started in Russia
The state testing of Tu-214OS surveillance aircraft manufactured in the network of The Treaty on Open Skies was started in Russia, press-service of United Aircraft Corporation reports.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Christian Science Monitor
Did someone fire missiles at a Russian jetliner flying over Syria?
An A320 plane under construction at the final assembly line of Airbus factory in China last year.
'Russia Meets America'
The Eureka Chamber Music Series concludes its 20th year of bringing accomplished musicians to the North Coast with pianist Daria Rabotkina, deemed by the Washington Post to have "clearly prodigious musical gifts." Those gifts have been heard and seen around the world and will likely thoroughly impress local lovers of chamber music when she appears ... (more)
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Russia Beyond the Headlines
The island town of Sviyazhsk: combining incompatible
Sviyazhsk seems ready to settle underneath the waters of the Volga River. A motley of churches, bell towers, and teetering homesteads is all that remains above ground.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Wall Street Journal
The resort of Krasnaya Polyana is unique in its climate, due to close proximity both to the sea and the mountains.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Behind the Boston Terrorist Bombing
Remember, the Chechen Islamic terrorists and their war with Russia? They were behind the school massacre in Beslan, North Ossetia, in September, 2004.