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2008-09-24 21:00:26

MOSCOW. Sept 24 (Interfax) - The Russian government might make a decision on building the Baltic Pipeline System-2 in the near future, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin told journalists. "I think this will happen in the near future. The work on this project is already under way.

2008-07-22 06:00:41

By Andrew E. Kramer Prime Minister Vladimir Putin instructed his government Monday to restore the flow of oil to the Czech Republic, which was reduced after the Czechs signed an agreement with the United States to base a missile defense radar on their territory.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.