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As Moscow's legendary chandeliered underground fills with water, thousands of terrified commuters flee through flooded tunnels in a disaster movie that has topped Russia's box office. The film, titled simply "Metro", depicts what might happen if
Officials say that a 63-year old municipal legislator campaigning for protection of a forest just outside Moscow is in intensive care after being stabbed several times by an unidentified assailant. The stabbing of Lyudmila Garifulina is the latest in
An expats view of Moscow A new company set up by expats deals in postcards offering a fresh take on life in the capital...Finding apostcard inMoscow that captures theatmosphere anddelights ofliving inRussia is almost impossible, even among themyriad
22 The facade of the Metropol Hotel in Moscow (RIA Novosti / Vitaliy Belousov) (4.4Mb) embed video Moscow's historical landmark Hotel Metropol, which was once an important Soviet administrative center, has been sold for $275 million at auction.
Dmitry Kostyukov/AFP Behind majestic columns adorned with hammers and sickles, Moscow's Gorky Park once stood as a testament to Russia 's post-Soviet decay: dirty and forgotten, tinny techno pumping from its loudspeakers as children rode rusty rides
Former Russian paratroopers with Airborne Forces' flags celebrate Paratroopers Day in a fountain in Moscow's Gorky Park, Aug. 2, 2012. During the Cold War, the movie thriller "Gorky Park" gave the real park a scary reputation. Then, after the
August 10, 2012 FOR me, a young girl in Belarus, listening to the late-night radio broadcasts of them building this rail line in the Siberian frontier had a romance that made me want to be part of it, said my newest train friend, Mila Kozlova, 57, as
The open library As long ago as 1715, St Petersburg's first governor, Prince Alexander Menshikov, was wise to the benefits of tourism. The nation's new purpose-built capital stood on 42 islands, crosshatched by canals and connected by 300-odd bridges.
August 1, 2012 (Issue # 1720) Two people were killed on Saturday night when the car in which they were traveling plunged from the raised Liteiny Bridge into the River Neva. The car drove through the barrier erected in front of the open bridge at
Earlier this month, Penza Governor Vasily Bochkarev announced [ru] that he wants to reject formal appointment procedures in restaffing his ombudsman on investors' and entrepreneurs' rights. His chief of staff, Viktor Rubtsov, soon introduced [ru] a