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A man filmed his own death while recording demolition works in Lipetsk, Central Russia, regional broadcaster Most TV reported on Wednesday.
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ANDY WONG / AP Who will lead the BRICS is a question that not only member countries are wondering, but something the entire world is asking.
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MOSCOW, June 19 Cyprus plans to give shares of the island nation's largest bank, Bank of Cyprus, to Russian depositors as compensation for recent deposit "haircuts" imposed under a 10 billion bailout agreement to pull the economy out of financial crisis, Cyprus' president said Wednesday.
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Bob and Barbara Schmidt dashed to their home on a dirt road in a heavily wooded area northeast of Colorado Springs as smoke from what would become the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history filled the air.
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Dash-cam videos of traffic accidents recorded in Russia have become something of a YouTube sensation.
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CHITA, June 19 Two Russian men face a possible death sentence after they were detained by Chinese customs officers for smuggling bear paws, a Foreign Ministry representative said.
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MOSCOW, June 19 Russian investigators have launched a probe into multiple explosions that have rocked an ammunition depot in central Russia believed to be storing millions of shells.
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A series of explosions at a Russian army ammunition store has forced thousands to flee their homes.
The Baikal Pulp and Paper Mill, a longtime target of environmental activists, will be finally shut down, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday.
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A 17-year-old is charged with providing a hallucinogen drug to a man who ran onto a Barron County highway and was fatally struck by a semi.
An ammunition depot caught fire and exploded late Tuesday in Russia's Samara region, sending shrapnel more than a half-mile, injuring at least five people and forcing the evacuation of 6,000 nearby residents.
An employee talks on a portable radio set at Bashneft - Novoil refinery in the city of Ufa, Russia, April 11, 2013.
It survived one of World War II's bloodiest battles, in which some 2 million people are thought to have perished.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov walks to a meeting with Latin American Foreign Ministers in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, May 29, 2013.
Russia's dismal safety record was underlined once again this week with the publication of a video on YouTube depicting a horrible workplace accident that has already been viewed by tens of thousands of people just a couple of days after being uploaded.
Antonio Tajani attends his hearing by the European Parliament Industry, Research and Energy committee in Strasbourg on January 18, 2010.
The pro-Kremlin United Russia party has been taking blow after a blow to its reputation , as several of its high-ranking members have been accused of plagiarizing their postgraduate degree theses; others have been discovered to possess undeclared, high-end property abroad, the sources of money for which raise serious questions.