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Transmit to Vladimir: Stacey Dash pegs 'tipping point' when America lost world's respect [video]

Actress Stacey Dash remembers 2012 when President Obama told Russia’s Dmitry Medvedev that he would have “more flexibility” after his re-election, and Dash believes it to be a “tipping point”: 132 more words


Aeroflot just launched its version of EasyJet, and it won't be a deathtrap

When an airline that was once a legend for mismanagement, bad service, and poor safety decides to create a low-cost subsidiary, passengers might well choose to steer clear. 389 more words

In Russia, one legislator stands against the Putin agenda

Ilya Ponomarev offers an eminently sensible critique of Vladi­mir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine from a pro-Russian point of view. Ukraine and Russia, he says, are inextricably bound by culture and history, but by launching a military action, Putin has driven Ukraine into the arms of NATO and ensured that Ukrainians will oppose any union with Moscow. 827 more words


World Marks Pushkin Birthday by Celebrating Russian Language Day

MOSCOW, June 6 (RIA Novosti) – UN Russian Language Day is observed annually June 6. The event established by the United Nations in 2010 was meant to coincide with the birthday of Alexander Pushkin, colloquially called the father of the modern Russian literary language. 282 more words