Weird news / DIY ends in dismemberment in St. Petersburg DIY ends in dismemberment in St. Petersburg

24 Jul, 05:16 PM 144 comments

Safety is an important element in home projects. One unlucky resident of the "Northern capital" found that out the hard way yesterday.

Sports / Russia's syncrhonised swimmers win five out of six events in World Championships Russia's syncrhonised swimmers win five out of six events in World Championships

24 Jul, 03:28 PM 120 comments

Russia has kept up its domination in synchronized swimming as the pairing of Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina took gold in the duet free.

Money / Plans move ahead for highway around Black Sea Plans move ahead for highway around Black Sea

24 Jul, 03:27 PM 89 comments

Russia has approved the plan it proposed two years ago to link the cities on the Black Sea with a ring highway.

Politics / Ukraine expels Russian Black Sea Fleet official Ukraine expels Russian Black Sea Fleet official

24 Jul, 03:07 PM 92 comments

The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has ordered the Russian diplomat who supervises the activities of the Russian Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol to leave the country.

Society / 20 dead as bus collides with truck in south Russia 20 dead as bus collides with truck in south Russia

24 Jul, 03:07 PM 107 comments

At least twenty people died when a long distance bus collided with a petrol tanker while driving from Krasnodar to Rostov on Don.

Sports / US heavyweight Ruiz threatens to frustrate Valuev-Haye fight US heavyweight Ruiz threatens to frustrate Valuev-Haye fight

24 Jul, 01:24 PM 82 comments

John Ruiz is threatening to scupper the proposed fight between David Haye and Nikolai Valuev - just hours after it was announced. Ruiz is the WBA's number one contender for its heavyweight title, currently held by Valuev, and the American says the Russian needs to make a mandatory defence before he faces Haye.

Weird news / Missile hits Vladivostok apartment block during Russian naval display Missile hits Vladivostok apartment block during Russian naval display

24 Jul, 01:00 PM 178 comments

A missile fired from a military vessel during a Navy Day parade rehearsal has hit an apartment block in Russia's Far Eastern city of Vladivistok.



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