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Russian Political Opposition Must Make Real Changes (Op-Ed)

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Cognitive cacophony is the state of discomfort one practice when confronted with function or attitudes that dispute with and challenge one’s beliefs about how the world is ordered. It’s the feeling we competence get if, for example, we were to see the Dalai Lama kicking a dog. Or when ...

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Most Russians Never Take Selfies, Poll Shows

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A new consult by a eccentric Levada Center pollster showed that many Russians never take photos of themselves on their mobile phones notwithstanding authorities’ concerns over a series of gruesome selfie-related deaths. Only 5 percent of those questioned pronounced they ...

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Hilton to Open New Upscale Hotel in Moscow in 2018

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The Hilton Worldwide hotel sequence skeleton to enhance on a Russian hotel marketplace in 2018 with a opening of an upscale hotel on Moscow’s executive Tverskaya Ulitsa, according to a association matter expelled Monday. Hilton executives have sealed an agreement ...

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Darth Vader Sculpture Replaces Soviet Leader Lenin in Ukraine’s Odessa

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A statue of comrade insubordinate Vladimir Lenin in Ukraine’s Odessa has been converted into a relic to Darth Vader — a city’s response to a law requiring a expulsion of Communist Party symbols. The Lenin statue was unfailing to be ...

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70 Years of Russian, Soviet Leaders Making History during a United Nations

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Seventy years ago, on Oct. 24, 1945, a United Nations licence came into force, validated by a 5 permanent members of a Security Council — a U.S., U.K., France, China and a Soviet Union — and a infancy of other ...

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New Russian Owner to Shrink Axel Springer Russia

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A month after German media organisation Axel Springer announced a sale of Forbes Russia and a purchase of other Russian publications, their new owners pronounced he will pause 3 of a titles. Alexander Fedotov told a staff assembly a Russian ...

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Syria’s Assad Makes Surprise Visit to Moscow

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In his initial famous unfamiliar outing given a Syrian polite quarrel began in 2011, President Bashar Assad done a warn coming in Moscow on Tuesday night to accommodate with President Vladimir Putin and an environment of comparison supervision ministers. Putin ...

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Residents Protest Creation of Educational Center for Special Needs Kids

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Residents of an unit building in the southern Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk have refused to approve the opening of an educational core that would be means to accommodate children with special needs, the Takie Dela news website reported, citing internal TV channel Afontovo. An NGO called Pravo Na Schastye ...

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How to Survive in Russia Without Speaking Russian

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See also: Moscow ‘Tourist Police’ Elusive as Initiative Takes Effect The Russian-Language Generation Gap English Improving though Teachers Scarce Article source: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article/539747.html

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Night Wolves Biker Gang Flag Flown In Russian Segment of Space Station

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President Vladimir Putin’s favorite jingoist biker gang, a Night Wolves, flew their dwindle aboard a International Space Station — a $150 billion plan co-managed by a U.S. and Russian space agencies. A print of a group’s dwindle seemed on Twitter ...

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