Society / Ukrainian police detain prime suspect in killing that sparked "Orange Revolution" Ukrainian police detain prime suspect in killing that sparked "Orange Revolution"

22 Jul, 02:50 PM 91 comments

General Oleksiy Pukach, a key suspect in the murder of the journalist Georgy Gongadze, has been detained in Zhytomyr region, the press service of the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine reported on Wednesday morning.

Sports / Olympic champion Ilchenko withdraws from World championship after injury Olympic champion Ilchenko withdraws from World championship after injury

22 Jul, 01:57 PM 91 comments

Olympic champion Larisa Ilchenko withdrew midway from the women's 10-kilometer open water race at the world championships Wednesday due to an apparent injury.

Society / 6 reported dead in helicopter crash in central Russia 6 reported dead in helicopter crash in central Russia

22 Jul, 11:59 PM 93 comments

Six people were killed when a Mi-8 helicopter crashed in the Volgograd Region of Russia, reportedly while inspecting a gas pipeline.

Politics / Belarus shuts down pipeline in reply to Russian ban on meat imports Belarus shuts down pipeline in reply to Russian ban on meat imports

22 Jul, 11:55 PM 95 comments

Belarus' emergencies ministry has shut down a major Russian diesel pipeline to Latvia's Ventspils, it said Tuesday, citing failures by the pipeline owner to fix numerous deffects that could lead to leaks.

Weird news / Teenager pans pensioners for sleep loss Teenager pans pensioners for sleep loss

22 Jul, 11:51 PM 105 comments

A 14 year-old teenager from the Moscow region city of Volokolamsk has beaten his grandmother and her friend up with a frying pan. The angry teenager had repeatedly told them that they were preventing him from getting to sleep. However, the old ladies only rebuked the boy for insolence.

Politics / Georgia's Saakashvili asks US for weapons to resist "Russian invasion" - paper Georgia's Saakashvili asks US for weapons to resist "Russian invasion" - paper

22 Jul, 11:10 PM 90 comments

Ahead of Joe Biden's visit to the country, Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili has revealed plans to ask the United States to supply his country with advanced defensive weapons, The Washington Post writes.

Money / Deripaska's BaselCement factory fined $5.6 million Deripaska's BaselCement factory fined $5.6 million

22 Jul, 10:51 PM 80 comments

A factory owned by embattled Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, and which has been at the center of social unrest for several weeks has been fined several million dollars.



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