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Sunday, July 01, 2018
Malaysian transport minister Anthony Loke,
on the international investigation
into the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine,
which killed all 298 people on board
and has been blamed on Moscow. (Channel News Asia)
Сегодня мы видим, как США стреляют себе в ногу, одновременно нанося вред и глобальной экономике.
Russian Economy Minister Maksim Oreshkin,
on America’s trade policy, in particular new tariffs
on metal imports. (RIA Novosti)
Я надеюсь, вам понравится. Вот ключик, в этом можно запирать секретные вещи.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov,
presenting North Korea’s Kim Jong-un
with a lacquered miniature box made in Palekh. (Interfax)
Yulia Skripal, daughter of former double agent Sergei Skripal,
on being poisoned in England, an attack blamed on Russia. (Guardian)
Дети одиноки в школе, в семье. И у них остается что? Интернет. А там суицид.
Head of Russian Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin,
proposing stringent measures to restrict internet freedoms,
including a ban on Instagram (which he may have confused with Telegram). (RBC.ru)
Это покушение на святыню.
Hermitage Museum Director Mikhail Piotrovsky,
on the attack by a Russian man on Ilya Repin’s painting,
Ivan the Terrible and His Son Ivan. (TASS)
After much planning and scheming, twe are unleashing a new Kickstarter project. Its goal is nothing short of creating the most valued, authoritative online resource on Russia in English. Period.
In what is only the latest twist in an ongoing cultural debate about the role of Ivan the Terrible in Russian history, a man visiting Moscow’s Tretyakov Gallery vandalized the well-known painting by Ilya Repin, Ivan the Terrible and his Son Ivan.
The Kremlin battles Telegram, the UK battles an oligarch and students battle the World Cup just a few of the items in our news roundup.
Long before seasonal eating (or kombucha, or kimchi, etc.) became popular in the US, it was the norm in Russia.
If you need help determining how bad a lie is, here’s a short primer in The Art of Not Telling the Truth.
Some notes on Russia's not so new cabinet and a new breakthrough in cloning of governors.
All around the world, August is a time for vacations, travel, and resorts, a time of school breaks, picnics, and swimming. But somehow, in Russia, August has seen more than its fair share of mayhem and disaster over the past hundred years.
An office worker gives up his job to walk all 3,645 kilometers of Europe’s longest river. This is his story.
Notable quotes from around the Russiasphere.
If these walls could talk. The history and horror of one of the most epic construction projects of the Soviet era.