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2011-02-28 07:25:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This "round-the-world" adventure rally may be right up there with being a civilian on a space shuttle.

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2008-12-11 16:44:57

An exhibit featuring more than 40 ceremonial costumes worn by the czars and court officials of Imperial Russia has opened at a London museum.

2008-07-10 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On July 17, 1918, Bolshevik revolutionaries gunned down Russia's Tsar Nicholas II and his family in a Siberian home. But the events of that night have remained shrouded in mystery and controversy.

2008-06-26 06:02:36

Text of report by heavyweight Russian newspaper Nezavisimaya Gazeta on 11 June [Report by Ivan Rodin: "Bill on media to be outflanked: the first conclusions of the working group to analyse the existing law on the media turned out to be paradoxical"] The first session of the working group to analyse the existing law on the media set up by the One Russia [United Russia] Duma faction was held yesterday.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.