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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....

2005-08-29 08:00:52

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Monday it regretted preventing U.S. Senators Richard Lugar and Barack Obama from boarding their plane for several hours at a provincial airport, blaming a bureaucratic mix-up. Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Lugar and Obama, who also sits on the committee, had been due to fly on Sunday from the city of Perm to Ukraine in a U.S military aircraft but officials stopped them leaving the airport. "We regret the misunderstanding that arose and...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin