Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich was elected chairman of the board of directors of the New Economic School, one of the few remaining bastions of liberal economic thought in Russia, news agency Interfax reported Friday.
The criminal case opened against the founder of Russia's key innovations project is directed against its current head Anatoly Chubais, and reflects Russia's drift away from a merit-based ruling elite, pundits say.
Russia grounded its fleet of more than 200 MiG-29 fighter jets on Friday after one crashed during a routine training exercise in the southern Krasnodar region.
Derk Sauer, the Dutchman who founded The Moscow Times in 1992, should be forced to leave his current job as president of the RBC news agency, a nationalist firebrand Russian politician was quoted as saying Friday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin must be finding it hard to contain a wry smile as the European Union struggles with Greece's debt problems.
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