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.
When a large swath of land changed hands from Russia to the United States 148 years ago, both sides in the Alaska Purchase felt it was a good bargain.
Saudi Arabia has accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of hypocrisy, telling an Arab summit that he should not express support for the Middle East while fueling instability by supporting Syrian leader Bashar Assad.
Russia's largest aircraft manufacturer will receive a 100 billion ruble capital boost from the government to stimulate production of passenger airliners, President Putin said Friday.
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