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Scientists Claim World's Largest Dinosaur Eggs Found In Chechnya
2012-04-18 04:50:08

Scientists from Chechnya said on Tuesday they have discovered what seem to be the largest fossilized dinosaur eggs ever recorded while combing a remote mountainous area of the North Caucasus region.

2009-06-25 08:42:00

WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The investigation into the murder of human rights journalist Anna Politkovskaya must continue with renewed vigor, Amnesty International said today as a jury in a Moscow military district court acquitted all those charged with involvement in the murder.

2008-10-12 21:00:25

KURCHALOI (Chechnya). Oct 12 (Interfax-South) - Five of the 13 people killed in an earthquake in Chechnya were children, Chechen Health Minister Shakhid Akhmadov told Interfax early on Sunday.

2008-09-22 09:00:35

PROVO -- Award-winning documentary filmmaker Dodge Billingsley will present "Ossetia in Perspective: Georgia Plays Russian Roulette" at a Global Awareness Lecture Wednesday at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building at Brigham Young University.

2008-08-19 09:00:22

By MATTI FRIEDMAN By Matti Friedman The Associated Press TBILISI, Georgia U.S. military trainers - the only American boots on the ground - say the Georgian soldiers they knew who were sent to battle the Russians had fighting spirit but were not ready for war.

2008-08-08 15:00:38

By CRAIG SMITH No country for old women Craig Smith I The New Mexican Alexandra, gorgeously sad and eminently Russian film, not rated, in Russian with subtitles, The Screen, 473-6494, 4 chiles Nothing much happens in this 92-minute 2007 film by Alexander Sokurov, and everything happens.

2008-08-04 09:00:34

Text of report by Chechen rebel website Chechenpress on 3 August headlined "Report by the press service of the GTRK CRI" Decree No 1 "On the registration and licensing of state and non- state TV and radio broadcast organizations of the CRI [Chechen republic of Ichkeria]" In the name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate! Guided by decree No 3 of the chairman of the GTRK CRI [state committee of TV and radio of the CRI] "On the head of the directorate for the registration and licensing of...

2008-07-17 18:00:24

Text of report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Groznyy, 17 July: The human rights ombudsman of the Chechen Republic, Nurdi Nukhazhiyev, is not satisfied with the progress of the investigation into the reports on the shooting of peaceful residents in the republic's Groznenskiy District [at the start of the second Chechen campaign].

2006-08-26 10:57:22

MAKHACHKALA, Russia (Reuters) - Security forces killed four people accused of extremist activity and gunmen shot dead three Russian soldiers on Saturday, officials said, in new violence gripping areas near Chechnya.

2006-08-23 06:52:53

By Christian Lowe MOSCOW (Reuters) - A bomb blast this week at a multi-ethnic market in Moscow that killed 10 people marked a dramatic escalation in a violent campaign by Russian far-right militants against immigrants.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.