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2011-03-15 17:44:00

CHICAGO, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago-based BayRu LLC and St. Petersburg-based ePaySystem formally announced a partnership that brings the worlds' goods to Russian online shoppers. Shoppers outside of Moscow and St. Petersburg now have the ability to use any legal payment method for international shopping and international delivery from US company BayRu LLC. BayRu LLC has operated in the Russian market since 2007 with offices in both Moscow and St. Petersburg. BayRu is...

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2009-07-29 09:09:37

A communist group has asked U.S. pop star Madonna to dress modestly and sing a revolutionary song when she performs in Russia this weekend. The iconic recording artist's concert is scheduled to take place Sunday at the historic Palace Square in St. Petersburg. RIA Novosti said the Communists of Petersburg and the Leningrad Region, an organization that is separate from the larger Communist Party, has published an open letter asking the American singer to reconsider her costumes and repertoire...

2008-08-21 15:00:40

Text of report by Russian Gazeta.ru news website, often critical of the government, on 6 August [Report by Viktoriya Buravchenko: "Luzhkov as TV star"] Authorities in the capital are trying to gain federal status for their TV channel Centre TV [TV-Tsentr], something that could be greatly to their advantage. But Moscow does not want to turn over its channel to central government entirely. Experts are of the opinion that, in this way, Yuriy Luzhkov hopes to reinforce his status as a federal...

2008-08-05 12:00:30

Moscow mayor Yuriy Luzhkov has spoken out in favour of turning Centre TV, owned by the Moscow city government, into a federal channel, Centre TV reported on 5 August. "Centre TV channel, especially compared with the St Peterburg [TV] channel which has for some reason become a state channel, broadcasts on a scale which is approximately three times broader than St Petersburg TV. Russia should include it into the list of state channels. In essence, it is state channel already, since it not only...