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Sochi Olympics organizers said Thursday that 2,500 doping tests will be conducted at the Winter Games next February, surpassing the total at the Vancouver Games four years ago.
Jailed Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina was denied parole on Thursday in a hearing that took place without her presence.
A new parliamentary center will be built in central Moscow, presidential property management administration chief Vladimir Kozhin said on Thursday.
The Lithuanian security services have arrested a Russian national at the request of the US Justice Department, which suspects him of smuggling export-restricted military equipment, the Delfi news portal reported on Thursday.
Medet Unlu, a businessman and prominent figure in Turkey's Chechen diaspora, has been killed in Ankara, according to media reports.
Experts predict that average surface temperatures will rise by 2-40 throughout the 21st century
It took eight months to assemble this lightweight Angara space rocket. Watch this RIA Novosti video which shows how specialists from the Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center prepare the rocket for delivery to the Plesetsk Space Center.
Police carried out searches on Thursday at the homes of two members of Russia’s Left Front movement, which played a key role in last year’s mass protests against the rule of President Vladimir Putin.
Two police officers in Russia’s second largest city St. Petersburg were fired after failing to intervene when members of a motorists advocacy group were assaulted and beaten, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday.
The United States’ insistence on pursuing a missile defense system in Europe is standing in the way of further cuts to Russia’s nuclear deterrent forces, Russia’s top general said on Thursday at an international security conference in Moscow.
A Moscow court froze the assets of Rosbank CEO Vladimir Golubkov on Wednesday at the request of investigators involved in a $1.5 million bribery probe, a court spokesperson said.