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Latest Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union Stories

2005-07-19 07:53:53

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Fifteen people were killed on Tuesday when a police jeep was blown up by rebels in Russia's Chechnya, Itar-Tass news agency cited a local official as saying, up from the 10 dead reported earlier.

2005-07-11 06:55:47

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A suspected gas explosion tore through a shop in northern Russia on Monday, killing 16 people, officials said. "The explosion took place in a two-story brick building. We are trying to discover the reason," said Emergencies Ministry spokesman Viktor Beltsov.

2005-07-06 06:37:17

MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.S. entrepreneur Gregory Olsen will bethe third tourist to visit space on a Russian rocket, Russia'sspace agency said on Wednesday.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.