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Russia celebrates National Flag Day

The National Flag Day of the Russian Federation is being celebrated in Russia. The three-coloured flag replaced the Soviet flag when it was raised over the parliament in Moscow on August 22, 1991. State Flag Day was established by the president …

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Russia's theater director Serebrennikov detained

Russia’s top investigative body says it has detained one of Russia’s most prominent theater directors, Kirill Serebrennikov, and is pressing charges against him. The Investigative Committee said in a …

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Armenian citizen dies at Moscow Domodedovo airport

An Armenian citizen died in the early morning hours on Wednesday at Moscow's Domodedovo International Airport, a source within the airport administration said. The 57-year-old man was to fly to Armenia’s capital city of …

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Moscow saved from series of ISIS terrorist attacks

Russia's intelligence service (FSB) detained members of a terrorist group, which united a Russian national and citizens of the Central Asian region, who had plotted in the Moscow region a series of terrorist attacks, the service said. …

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Court to start trial of Ulyukayev on August 8

The trial of former Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev, who is accused of taking a bribe of $2 million, will begin at the Zamoskvoretsky District Court of Moscow on August 8. "A preliminary hearing on …

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GTA gang members opened fire in Moscow court

Three out the five GTA gang members who overpowered armed guards, stole their weapons and opened fire in a Moscow region court have been killed, the two others ended up wounded and were taken to hospital, Russian Investigative Committee …

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Monument to Fazil Iskander unveiled in Moscow

A monument to Russian writer Fazil Iskander, who died a year ago, was unveiled at Novodevichy Cemetery in Moscow.  The monument was based on the 1966 sculpture by Kazakh sculptor Marina Eshba, TASS …

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Weather in Moscow to get worse

Weather in Moscow and Moscow region expected to get worse: there will be heavy rain and strong wind. Weather forecasters warned residents of the capital about possible accidents caused by weather cataclysms. …

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Yellow level warning in Moscow due to weather conditions

According to the Hydrometeorological Center of Russia, a yellow level warning was announced in Moscow for tomorrow due to heavy rain, high temperatures and fire danger. "The level of intensity of dangerous phenomena is yellow - the …

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 Sabantuy in Moscow

The citywide festival Sabantuy took place for the seventh time in the Moscow museum-reserve of Kolomenskoye on July 22. Sabantuy is a favorite holiday of the Tatar and Bashkir peoples. It includes ceremonies, customs, songs …

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30°C expected in Moscow next week

Hydrometeorological Center of Russia reported that +24 degrees weather is expected on Monday. On Tuesday and Wednesday temperature will reach +26, on Thursday - +30, on Friday and Saturday - +29 degrees. According to weather …

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Boxing Russia gets into Guinness Book

A record of the largest boxing drill in Russia was included in the Guinness Book of Records, an official spokesperson for the Book said during the event on Red Square dedicated to the Day of Russian Boxing. "Today we broke the …

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