Russia's Supreme Court has confirmed that only 6 percent of street properties recently demolished by City Hall were constructed illegally, the RBC newspaper reported Friday, citing the Supreme Court's records.
When Russia plunged into chaos following the collapse of the Soviet Union, many of its citizens looked for a reliable way out — foreigners were viewed as a bridge to the "civilized" West.
By now, you have probably seen "Upside Down & Inside Out" a couple of times. In fact, if you are even remotely interested in music alive, your social timelines are probably full of OK Go's latest video.
The conflict in Syria may escalate into a ôpermanentö war to last for decades, if peace talks were to collapse or if foreign countries tried to intervene by deploying ground troops, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said.
U.S. billionaire philanthropist George Soros has predicted that Russian President Vladimir Putin's regime will face bankruptcy in 2017, when the nation's economic troubles erode its leader's domestic approval ratings.
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What can be said about Moscow that hasn't already been said? It is an enigma; it is a beautiful, temperamental mistress; it is the end point of all roads. In a way, Moscow is indeed an end point, an apex and the largest city in all of Russia.
The business community in Russia has reasons to be optimistic, as there really does seem to be light at the end of the tunnel.