Roy Jones vs. Benmakhlouf Will Be "Winner Takes All"
Promoter Vladimir "" Hryunov has revealed that his December 21st headliner will be a "winner takes it all" fight at the Dynamo Palace of Sports in Moscow, Russia.
Elton John's Russia Show to Go Ahead Despite Anti-Gay Laws
Elton John's Russia Show to Go Ahead Despite Anti-Gay Laws Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 12.06.2013 The concert will move forward as planned... Elton John's concert in Moscow, Russia tonight will go on despite rumors that the show might be canceled due to Russia's law banning "gay propaganda."
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Huffington Post
Dmitry Medvedev, Russian Prime Minister, Says No Amnesty For Pussy Riot, Khodorkovsky
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev hinted Friday that members of the punk band Pussy Riot, former tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky and others widely referred to as political prisoners will not be freed in Russia's upcoming amnesty.
ICSU Statement on the Escalating Crisis in Ukraine
While the OSCE member states met on December 4 to 5 in Kyiv under the chairmanship of Ukraine, the political crisis in the country continued to escalate.
12 suspected cybercriminals arrested in Russia along with Blackhole creator
Thirteen people, including the creator of Blackhole, a popular exploit tool used to infect computers with malware, were arrested and charged in Russia with creating and participating in a criminal organization.
Russia Beyond the Headlines
Russia may cancel the cheap train travel known as platzkart
In 'platzkart' you can meet students on their way home to the provinces, musicians, factory workers, engineers, miners, athletes en route to a competition in another city, or traders bringing cheap imported goods from China or Central Asia to Russia.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
US charges Russian diplomats with healthcare fraud
Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York talks during a news conference to discuss alleged fraud by Russian Diplomats in New York.
Creative Loafing Tampa
Rock the Park with Easter Island, then groove the Hub with Pompeya
This Thursday poses far too many options when it comes to music. In St. Pete, you've got the NOLA-bred eclectic rock brew of The Revivalists at Local 662, or the holiday-themed Cloak + Dagger show at The Bends, with special guest spinner Jesse Scotto .
Press & Sun-Bulletin
NY pushes Sochi Games advertisers on gay rights
In this photo provided by Olympictorch2014.com, torch bearers hold their torches during the Olympic torch relay in Gorno-Altaysk, 2,262 miles east of Moscow, Russia, Monday, Dec. 2, 2013.
RPT-Fitch: Foreign borrowing potentially positive for Russia regions
The proposal by the Russian government to allow foreign-currency borrowing by its subnationals is potentially positive in the long term, Fitch Ratings says.
Gazprom Starts Commercial Operation Of 5th Power Unit At Hrazdan TPP In Armenia
GAZPROM STARTS COMMERCIAL OPERATION OF FIFTH POWER UNIT AT HRAZDAN TPP IN ARMENIA OAO Gazprom, Russia Dec 2 2013 MOSCOW, Russia The command to start up the power unit was given by Russian President Vladimir Putin and Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan via video link from Gyumri.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Boxing champ turns opposition leader in Ukraine
In this Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013 file photo Ukrainian lawmaker and chairman of the opposition party Udar , WBC heavyweight boxing champion Vitali Klitschko attends a rally in support of Ukraine's integration with the European Union at European Square in Kiev, Ukraine.
US toasts stronger ties with former Soviet state
Kerry, the U.S. secretary of state, said he wanted to visit Moldova to do more than simply sample its vast supply of red, white and sparkling wines - although several varieties of each were in abundance as he toured a 15th century wine cellar that is billed as the world's largest.
Putin Lays Down Wreath To Monument To Victims Of Spitak Earthquake In Armenia
TASS, Russia December 2, 2013 Monday 04:19 PM GMT+4 GYUMRI December 2 - Russian President Vladimir Putin has laid down a wreath to the Monument to the victims of a disastrous Spitak earthquake in the Caucasian republic of Armenia during his state visit to the country on Monday.
Dancer acid attack: Sulfuric acid attack, 6 years for Bolshoi Ballet star dancer
Six years in prison. That was the sentence handed down in Moscow on Tuesday to former Bolshoi Ballet dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko.
Forum News Portal
Boiko to hold talks in Moscow today
December 4, Ukrainian delegation headed by Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Yuri Boiko arrives in Moscow to discuss normalization of trade relations with Russia, press service of the Ukrainian Embassy in the Russian Federation reports.
YotaPhone e-ink phone hits Europe, but no US launch yet
The phone goes on sale in Germany, Austria, France and Spain, for the not-exactly-cheap price of 499 Euros.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Sweet Science
Roy Jones Fighting in Russia Dec. 21, not Pa on Dec. 18
Square Ring Promotions and Hrunov Promotions announced today that Roy Jones, Jr. would be back in the ring on December 21, 2013 in Moscow, Russia in a 12 round WBU Cruiserweight title fight against Frenchman Zine Eddine Benmakhlouf .
Acronis pours $10M into R&D initiative for cloud and data tech
The company today announced the formation of Acronis Labs, a research initiative split between its Arlington, VA and Moscow, Russia offices that will further develop Acronis' cloud, data, and mobility technologies.
Calls for Russia's breakup must not be left unpunished - Putin
President Vladimir Putin seen at the Moscow State University, meeting with Moscow law students, December 3, 2013.