The personal details of world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, were accidentally disclosed by an Australian official ahead of last year's G20 summit in Brisbane, a news report said Monday.
A ski resort on Sakhalin Island in far eastern Russia was forced to close three of its runs over the weekend after several bears were spotted wandering on its slopes, a news report said Monday.
Russia is one of the latest countries to say they plan to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), adding clout to an institution seen as enhancing China's global influence.
A report released Monday of Russia's regional governors ranks the head of the Leningrad region as the most effective manager and the head of the Sverdlovsk region as the least effective.
Its currency is wounded and its economy besieged by sanctions, yet even as it scrabbles for foreign funds, Moscow is poised to make a 10 billion euro loan to Hungary, one of the EU members most sympathetic to it.
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