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2013-12-27 12:22:37

KALUGA, Russia, December 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Anatoly Artamonov, the Governor of Kaluga region located some 180 km to the southwest of Moscow, took part in the ceremony

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2011-01-19 06:05:00

A Russian waterworks company is using giant African snails to become living sensors that can monitor air pollution coming from a sewage incinerator.

2008-06-26 06:03:00

French company L'Oreal has signed an investment agreement with the government of the Kaluga region in Russia to construct a cosmetics plant outside Kaluga. With an estimated investment of E45 million, this plant will reportedly produce 300 million units annually, most of them being hair-care items.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.