Sports / Putin hopes clubs from central and western Europe join KHL Putin hopes clubs from central and western Europe join KHL

21 Jul, 06:56 PM 119 comments

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin says he hopes the Kontinental Hockey League will expand to include clubs in central and western Europe.

Culture / Unpiloted aircraft to save Muscovites from drowning Unpiloted aircraft to save Muscovites from drowning

21 Jul, 06:43 PM 121 comments

Death by drowning is a major problem in Moscow this year, as more people spend their vacations on the banks of local rivers instead of traveling to more exotic destinations.

Society / Azerbaijani court rules to keep anti-governmental bloggers in jail Azerbaijani court rules to keep anti-governmental bloggers in jail

21 Jul, 06:26 PM 104 comments

A Baku court has rejected appeals by jailed bloggers Adnan Hajizade and Emin Milli and ruled that they will remain in detention.

Money / Car market plummeting in Russia Car market plummeting in Russia

21 Jul, 06:23 PM 84 comments

Russia has not lived up to earlier expectations that it would become Europe's largest auto market this year - one more way in which the global economic crisis is being felt.

Russia in the World / 2 former cops detained in Israel for passing secrets to Russian tycoons 2 former cops detained in Israel for passing secrets to Russian tycoons

21 Jul, 05:14 PM 86 comments

Two former Israeli policemen have been arrested on suspicion of transmitting secret data to a Russian oligarch.

Weird news / French pilots turn to passenger’s aide to land in Moscow French pilots turn to passenger’s aide to land in Moscow

21 Jul, 05:07 PM 117 comments

Pilots of a Paris-Moscow flight had to ask a passenger to help them communicate with Russian air traffic controllers because of the latter’s extremely poor English.

Society / Poker no longer sport in Russia Poker no longer sport in Russia

21 Jul, 04:35 PM 97 comments

The Russian Ministry of Sports and Tourism has officially excluded poker from the list of sports.



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