Hard times for the Russian publishing industry

Hard times for the Russian publishing industry

March 6, 2015 Kira Latukhina, Pavel Basinsky, Rossiyskaya Gazeta

The 2015 Year of Literature is designed to stimulate reading in Russia, but the country’s book industry is facing its toughest test for decades

Cold wars always end with a thaw

Cold wars always end with a thaw

March 5, 2015 Pyotr Romanov, The Moscow Times

Today's Russia is not the Soviet Union and there are far more people now than before who would like to see a thaw in relations

Ancient sites near Yekaterinburg

Ancient sites near Yekaterinburg

March 5, 2015 Darya Kezina, specially for RIR

The Ural Mountains, the most ancient mountain range in the world, hide numerous secrets and many traces of past civilizations

Politics

Anti-Maidan movement established in Russia

January 21, 2015 Alexey Timofeichev, RIR

he purpose of Russia’s Anti-Maidan is to fight against any opposition forces that might attempt to instigate a coup or a Color Revolution against the Russian government

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Karma Bhoomi

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Russian flavours

Education in Russia

Education in Russia

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Culture
Travel

Khabarovsk: The city on the 5,000 ruble banknote

February 26, 2015 Svetlana Sinepolostovich, specially for RIR

Khabarovsk boasts a picturesque location, some of the area’s best museums and wide boulevards lined with gorgeous Imperial-era buildings

Gothic fantasy at the edge of Moscow

February 23, 2015 William Brumfield, specially for RIR

Home to a number of notable families, the Bykovo estate is an example of 18th and 19th century taste and style

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Mobile Agni: Game changer or risky gambit?

Mobile Agni: Game changer or risky gambit?

February 14, 2015 Rakesh Krishnan Simha

In a giant leap for India’s deterrence capability, the country recently conducted the third consecutive successful launch of the Agni V strategic missile

A love triangle? India, Russia and America

February 2, 2015 Rakesh Krishnan Simha

The Modi-Obama Republic Day romance won’t last as India’s relationship with the US does not have the kind of strategic dimension and weight that marks New Delhi’s ties with Moscow

US diplomatic impunity: What it means for India-US ties

January 23, 2015 Rakesh Krishnan Simha

Rakesh Krishnan Simha tries to unravel the inside story of how the US tried to infiltrate the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations, the controversial arrest of Devyani Khobragade on false charges and America’s hands off policy when it involves Russian diplomats

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