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2014-02-03 16:22:58

MOSCOW, February 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - With photo Moscow's first-ever ice terrace with a bar has opened at the Reka Moscow restaurant in the heart of Russia's capital. Almost twenty tons of pure Siberian ice was used for the creation of the 120 square meter area which can seat up to 80 people. Here, fashionable Muscovites will be able to drink their favorite cocktail surrounded by a unique ice interior and comfortable warmth, thanks to an infrared heating system....

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2010-10-12 06:10:00

Researchers said Monday that traces of a previously unknown Bronze Age civilization have been discovered in the peaks of Russia's Caucasus Mountains because of aerial photographs taken 40 years ago. "We have discovered a civilization dating from the 16th to the 14th centuries BC, high in the mountains south of Kislovodsk," in Russia's North Caucasus region, Andrei Belinsky, the head of a joint Russian-German expedition that has been investigating the region for five years, told AFP. He said...

2009-05-22 23:04:39

A gold mining community in Siberia has received a financial boost from the richest man in Russia, who has decided to register as a resident. Mikhail Prokorov's action means that his tax payments will go to the local budget of Krasnoyarsk Territory, where the village of Yeruda is located, RIA Novosti reported. No one expects Prokorov, who was previously registered in Moscow, to move to Yeruda, the Russian news agency said. Last year, he spent 500 million euros (almost $700 million) on a...

2008-09-14 15:00:06

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "2nd Ld, Writethru: One Chinese Citizen Killed in Russian Air Crash"] MOSCOW, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) - The Chinese Embassy in Russia on Sunday confirmed that one Chinese citizen died in an air crash in central Russia's city of Perm, in which at least 88 people have lost their lives. The Chinese female passenger, Fang Fang, was a native from eastern China's Zhejiang Province and was born on Aug....

2008-09-01 15:00:06

Excerpt from report by Gazprom-owned, editorially independent Russian radio station Ekho Moskvy on 1 September [Presenter] The well-known opposition figure and owner of the Ingushetiya.ru website Magomed Yevloyev was buried in Ingushetia today. Yesterday, he was fatally wounded after being detained by police at Magas airport. He had arrived there aboard the same flight as the president of Ingushetia, Murat Zyazikov. There are unconfirmed reports today that there had been an extremely...

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...

2008-07-29 18:00:40

KEMEROVO. July 29 (Interfax) - A pre-investigation inspection has begun at the Lenin coal mine (in Mezhdurechensk, Kemerovo region), where 17 miners were injured as a result of today's mine blast. "The Russian Prosecutor's Office Investigative Committee's (POIC) branch in Mezhdurechensk will conduct a pre-investigation inspection. The results of it will show whether a criminal case should be launched," Nadezhda Ananyeva, the spokeswoman for the POIC office in Kemerovo region, told Interfax....

2008-07-17 21:00:26

ST. PETERSBURG. July 17 (Interfax) - The North-Western transport prosecutor's office has concluded that the officers from the Pulkovo Airport security service acted strictly in line with the law when they made chief of the Swiss Federal Department of Economic Affairs Doris Leuthard and members of her delegation undergo a security check. "Our inspection has not uncovered any violations of the law in the actions of the Pulkovo Airport security officials," the prosecutor's office said in a...

2006-07-19 08:25:21

By Oliver Bullough MOSCOW (Reuters) - The leader of the Chechen rebels dismissed a Russian amnesty offer on Wednesday, saying attacks outside his home region would be his rebels' answer to Moscow. Last week, following the death of Chechen warlord Shamil Basayev, Russia offered Chechens still resisting its rule a fair trial if they surrendered by the end of the month. Basayev, who masterminded the 2004 Beslan school siege in which 186 children perished, died last week in what the...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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