International News Archive - February 16, 2009
A 2009 list of the richest Russians shows that individual wealth has evaporated quickly, with their net worth falling by billions compared to 2008.
Word of the Day
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.