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    Moscow to Create a Joint Russia-Armenia Military Group

    By Marina Romanova President Vladimir Putin has approved a proposal to create a joint Russian and Armenian military group, two countries media reports, quoting the decree. The military cooperation project was proposed by the Russian Defense Ministry, the Foreign Ministry and other federal agencies involved. According to the document, dated 12 November and published on Monday, November 14th,[…..]

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    Russian Art Market to Return to the Health

    By Marina Romanova This summer London’s Russian art sales at four London auction houses – Sotheby’s, Christie’s, Bonhams and MacDougall’s – were the lowest in over a decade in records dating to 2007 at £16.4 million (around US$21.5m), falling short of their £17.7 million (US$23.2m) target, according to the UK and international press. In 2015[…..]

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    Hyundai Motor’s Russia to Ship Cars to Georgia and Tunisia

    By Marina Romanova Hyundai Motor’s Russian plant in St Petersburg will start exporting Russian-assembled cars to Georgia and Tunisia this month, the company said in its statement yesterday. The world’s fifth-biggest automaker will ship the Solaris, its flagship model in Russia, to Tunisia and its Accent and Creta models to Georgia. Creta will also be[…..]

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    Russian court to declare bankruptcy of foreign debtors

    By Marina Romanova Russia’s court system is making first attempts to develop legal practice to bankrupt individual foreigners living in the country, Russian daily Vedomosti reports. Earlier this June commercial court of Yamalo-Nenets autonomous region of Russia declared Ukrainian citizen Natalia Kuznetsova bankrupt upon her request due to the 1, 5 million rubles debt to[…..]

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    EU to roll over Crimea ban for another year

    By Marina Romanova The European Union decided last Friday to prolong the ban for a year on business dealings with the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, which was annexed by Russia from Ukraine in March, 2014. The sanctions are prohibit imports and export of certain products from the region, any investment there or cooperation in tourism[…..]

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    Russia to Introduce Mandatory Language Test for Foreigners

    Oct. 26 – Foreigners who work in residential housing and utilities, retail trade, and services will be required to pass a basic Russian-language test under a bill that the State Duma approved on Tuesday in a key second reading. The head of the Federal Migration Service, Konstantin Romodanovsky, called the measure practical and rejected the[…..]

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    St. Petersburg City Guide

    By RUSSIA CONSULTING Located on the Neva River at the easternmost part of the Baltic Sea, St. Petersburg is the second-largest city in Russia and the third-largest city in Europe, with some 4.8 million inhabitants. Founded in 1703 by Peter the Great, it was capital of Imperial Russia for nearly 200 years until Soviet times,[…..]

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    Russian State Officials Featured As Epic Heroes

    Oct. 1 – Sergei Shoigu, a Moscow region governor and ex emergency situations minister, together with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, have been featured as epic heroes in modern Tuva epos “About Buga Tur Shoigu.” The epic, composed by PhD Candidate and Tyvan university scholar Aibek Soskal, casts Shoigu as Sergek,[…..]

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    Radio Liberty to Stop Medium Wave Broadcasting in Russia

    Sept. 25 – Radio Liberty will stop medium wave broadcasting in Moscow on November 10, and will switch over to multimedia Internet broadcasting to comply with a new Russian law. The new law will ban radio broadcasting in Russia by companies that are more than 48 percent owned by foreign individuals or legal entities. “We[…..]

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    Russia to Help South Korea Reestablish Siberian Tiger Population

    Jul. 23 – Russian conservation specialists will help South Korea to reintroduce Siberian tigers, also known as Amur tigers, which were wiped out on the Korean Peninsula in the early 20th Century. Russia’s own population of the critically endangered animal has stabilized at about 450 in the Primorye and Khabarovsk regions, largely as a result[…..]

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