Businessmen and investors said Monday that the killing of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov by the walls of the Kremlin last week will further worsen Russia's battered investment climate.
Boris Nemtsov's murder is unlikely to unite Russia's opposition factions, whose ideologies have consistently prevented their consolidation into a coherent political force to be reckoned with, analysts said Monday.
The Russian navy will receive 50 vessels of various sizes and classes this year, navy Chief Admiral Viktor Chirkov was quoted as saying by the Interfax news agency on Monday.
Moscow will erect a 25-meter statue of Vladimir the Great, the ruler of Kievan Rus who converted his nation to Christianity, as Russia and Ukraine vie to claim the Orthodox saint on the 1000th anniversary of his death.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter is concerned by a study that highlighted the scale of Russian football's racism problem, warning there "must be some sanctions" if the extremism is not eradicated.
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