Ninety-five percent of Russian regions are unattractive to foreign investors, a study released last week in Moscow found.
U.S. diplomat Charles Hill was a senior adviser to former U.S. secretaries of state George Shultz and Henry Kissinger, and to Boutros Boutros-Ghali, the sixth Secretary-General of the United Nations.
A Russian crime boss whose nervous blinking tic earned him the nickname "Pasha Strobe Light" was sentenced to nine years in prison on Monday.
Former Russian dissident and writer Vladimir Bukovsky will appear in court next month in Britain to face 11 charges relating to indecent images of children, prosecutors said on Monday.
Testifying to its faith in the stricken Russian market, Swedish retailer IKEA is ready to invest up to 2 billion rubles ($40 million) to help build metro stations near its shopping centers.
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