The current trend for delegations of European lawmakers visiting Crimea shows that opinion on Russia policy within the EU is far from unanimous, analysts told The Moscow Times on Thursday.
Russia is in danger of losing its traditional folk crafts as enterprises across the country struggle with low profitability, high taxes and a shortage of skilled workers.
Russia's only oil drilling rig in the Arctic, the Prirazlomnaya platform, has now produced over 4 million barrels of crude oil, owner Gazprom Neft said in a statement Thursday.
The West can try to hurry Russia's development along and scold it for bad behavior but ultimately it won't work, Russia will develop at its own pace and nobody else's, writes columnist Pyotr Romanov.
A journalist working for a prominent Russian news outlet has been placed in pretrial detention over his alleged affiliation with a political group banned in 2010 as extremist, according to the RBC news website.
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