Society / Birthrate rising in Russia, at last Birthrate rising in Russia, at last

22 Jul, 06:32 PM 101 comments

The birthrate is rising in Russia, with 788,400 new Russian citizens born in the first half of the year. They included two sets of quadruplets.

Politics / Leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan say no to compromise on Karabakh at Moscow talks Leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan say no to compromise on Karabakh at Moscow talks

22 Jul, 04:40 PM 92 comments

The presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan plan to meet again this autumn after talks in Moscow over Nagorno-Karabakh, which the Azerbaijani side said were unproductive, officials said on Sunday.

Society / Missing head of regional Russian NGO office found dead Missing head of regional Russian NGO office found dead

22 Jul, 04:04 PM 90 comments

The head of a regional office of a Russian anti corruption NGO has been murdered, the organization says.

Military / Top Russian ICBMs designer resigns after 6 failed launches Top Russian ICBMs designer resigns after 6 failed launches

22 Jul, 03:22 PM 90 comments

The head of an institute developing a sea-based version of Russia's newest strategic missile has quit following repeated failures of the weapon in testing.

Sports / Fight between Russia’s Emelianenko and US Barnett canceled Fight between Russia’s Emelianenko and US Barnett canceled

22 Jul, 03:21 PM 89 comments

The heavyweight title bout between Russian heavyweight WAMMA champ Fedor Emelianenko and US Josh Barnett may be off. Word is that Barnett failed a pre-fight drug test for the "Affliction: Trilogy" mixed martial arts contest, however he denies any foul play.

Russia in the World / Russia owes “astronomic” debt to European Court Russia owes “astronomic” debt to European Court

22 Jul, 03:15 PM 87 comments

Russia is halting the payment of compensation payments awarded by the European Court of Human Rights. The total amount is said to be “astronomic.”

Society / Black man runs for governor in Russia for the first time in history Black man runs for governor in Russia for the first time in history

22 Jul, 03:00 PM 93 comments

37 year-old Joakim Krema from Guinea-Bissau has announced a desire to run for the head of one of the districts of Volgograd region. The senior of the Russian Pedagogic University moved to Volgograd 12 years ago.



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