It wasn't easy to buy a car in the Soviet Union. Usually, the first thing to do was to sign up on a decade-long waiting list to register your interest in owning a vehicle.
The hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot jailed in Russia could die within days, a member of the Kremlin's human rights council said Friday.
The gunmen lined up about 20 pale-looking prisoners in two silent rows. The captured Ukrainian soldiers had been brought into the ruins of the airport and ordered to hunt for the dead bodies of their comrades.
The rhetoric is as melodramatic as ever, but this time around Russia's threat to cut off Ukraine's natural gas is mostly hot air.
The Kremlin has said activists seeking to draw attention to the problems of a Ural Mountains town by changing its name to "Putin" should find another way to address their grievances, Russian media reported.
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