- Russian Filmmakers Urge Kremlin To Heed Young Protesters Calling For New Rally
Director Aleksandr Sokurov dedicated his acceptance speech at Russia's Nika film awards to avoiding a "civil war with schoolchildren and students," saying the country's leadership shouldn't ignore such voices.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:21:55 +0000.
- Russian protests: 'It will happen again if the situation hasn't changed'
On Sunday, Russia saw its largest anti-government protest in several years with many young people taking part.
BBC News. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:37:21 GMT.
- US Envoy: Tillerson Counting on Meeting Putin Soon
The U.S. ambassador to Russia says that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is counting on meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin during an upcoming visit to Moscow. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:44:43 -0400.
- Space arms race as Russia, China emerge as 'rapidly growing threats' to US
U.S. satellites may be vulnerable to attacks that could make our whole way of fighting war riskier, according to experts.
Yahoo. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:49:05 -0400.
- Russia arrest 'like a bad dream'
Olga Lozina featured in an iconic photo taken during an anti-government protest in Moscow on Sunday.
BBC News. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:41:44 GMT.
- Tozour Energy Systems Acquires The Baase Company
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. - The Philadelphia area’s leading commercial HVAC and building automation provider, Tozour Energy Systems, announced today it has acquired The Baase Company of Warminster, Pennsylvania. ... ...
Business Wire. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:29:00 UTC.
- RFE/RL Correspondents Beaten, Robbed in Southern Russia
Two RFE/RL correspondents have been beaten and robbed by masked assailants in southern Russia. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:38:25 -0400.
- Putin critic Navalny jailed after protests across Russia
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is handed a 15-day jail sentence for his part in an anti-government protest in Moscow which buoyed the liberal opposition's morale a year before a presidential election.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 01:42:25 +1100.
- Over 7,000 people attend "unauthorized" protest in Moscow
Police arrests a man during an anti-corruption protest in Moscow, Russia, on March 26, 2017.
- Democrats want intelligence committee chair Nunes off Russia probe
Democrats have said House of Representatives Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes, who was a member of Trump's transition team, can no longer run a credible investigation of Russian hacking, the U.S. ...
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:45:30 EDT.
Facts About Russia
The Russian Federation is a republic which occupies much of eastern
Europe and northern Asia. Russia is governed by a President, a
Premier, and a bicameral Federal Assembly. Its capital city is
Moscow, and its national currency is the Rouble. Russian is the
primary language used by Russians, and in 2007, Russia's estimated
population was 141,378,000.
For detailed maps of Russia, visit this
Russia map website.
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