An apparently leaked home video of President Vladimir Putin from when he lived in East Germany in the 1980s caused a stir this week by revealing the then-KGB agent's previously unknown love for rock musicals.
Iran and six world powers, including Russia, have missed a deadline to reach an outline accord reining in Tehran's nuclear program, extending talks into an extra day as they edged toward a deal but failed to agree crucial details.
Drivers in Russia's Far East were so fed up at the shoddy work of local road-maintenance authorities that they filled a pothole with hundreds of coins and ruble-notes in protest, a news report said.
The Soviet Union's biggest toy store reopened to a new generation of children on Tuesday with a burst of ceremonial pomp and patriotic fervor.
President Vladimir Putin's sky-high approval ratings are often puzzling to Western politicians and pundits. Some refuse to believe that the president's policies, which have turned Russia into a pariah on the international stage, could really be so popular at home.
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