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Jeff Bezos is once again richest man on earth

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is now the richest person on the planet after a bounce in company stock value floated his net worth to a massive $93.8 billion by the end of business on Friday. Bezos ended the day $5.1 …

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Putin’s approval rating still high

Over 82% of Russians approve of Vladimir Putin’s work as the nation’s president, according to the poll conducted by the state-run VTSIOM agency in late September. “The approval rate of the …

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Russian companies pulling in less money

Russia's largest companies increased their incomes last year three times slower than a year earlier, according to the RBC 500 rating. The rating's participants increased their revenues by 4.2% in 2016, although a year …

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Russian army named world's second power again

Russia was placed second among 133 other nations in the worldwide ranking for military strength, which was based upon the number of weapons the country possesses as well as its weapons diversity, Global Firepower military ranking organization …

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Azerbaijan named country with easiest visa procedure

Wanderlust travel magazine named Azerbaijan as a country with easiest visa procedure. The whole process of getting a visa to Azerbaijan was hugely simplified as the republic's  authorities introduced an electronic visa. …

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Is Russia worst country to be elderly?

Russia is No. 40 among 43 countries in the 2017 Global Retirement Index, published today by Natixis Global Asset Management, just above India, Greece and Brazil. According to data compiled by Natixis, several factors affected the …

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 Russia among top 10 in UN Cybersecurity Survey

  Russia is ranked a high 10th out of 165 nations in a global index that measures the commitment of nations across the world to cybersecurity. Following Singapore were the United States, Malaysia, Oman, Estonia, …

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Capital of Chechnya is safest city in Russia

Grozny tops the rating of safest Russian cities. The poll respondents rated how much they agree with the statement "I live in a safe area and do not afraid to go home at night," according to a 10-point scale. The local residents called …

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Georgia among best European countries for business

The EuCham, which ranks European countries based on their business environment ranked Georgia 20th amongst 46 countries after it moved up four places by gaining 68.6 in the scores. An economy’s EuCham score is reflected by a scale …

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Trump disapproval hits record 60%

A record 60% of Americans disapprove of the job US President Donald Trump is doing, according to Gallup's daily tracking poll. That is slightly higher than Trump's previous disapproval threshold, which was 59% …

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Empire reveals 100 greatest movies of all time

Empire asked film fans to vote for their best-loved releases by submitting a list of their top ten, all-time favourites, and now the magazine has revealed the definitive list of the 100 Greatest Movies as chosen by them. They chose …

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Russia ranked 63 by FIFA for Confederations Cup

Confederations Cup host Russia dropped two places to No. 63 team in the new FIFA rankings. As the automatically qualified World Cup host, Russia's ranking has fallen while playing only lower-ranked friendlies in recent months. …

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