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Latest Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union Stories

2006-01-11 10:49:04

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A man wielding a knife wounded seven people in an attack at a synagogue in central Moscow, Russian agencies reported on Wednesday.

2005-12-30 07:31:28

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's foreign ministry confirmed on Friday that a top envoy had talked to Iranian officials to discuss a Russian proposal to enrich uranium for the Islamic Republic, Itar-Tass news agency reported.

2005-12-23 16:18:53

MOSCOW (Reuters) - An Azeri passenger plane with 23 people on board crashed on Friday soon after take off from the Caucasus state's capital Baku, Russia's RIA news agency reported.

2005-10-13 03:12:44

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Emergency services said there had been "numerous casualties" among local people in the southern Russian town of Nalchik attacked on Thursday by armed insurgents, Itar-Tass news agency reported.

2005-10-13 01:45:34

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Gunmen attacked a police headquarters and other government buildings in a Russian province near rebel Chechnya on Thursday and a battle was raging in the town, Russian news agencies reported.

2005-10-08 14:20:23

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Scientists have lost an experimental "space parachute" after it came back to earth in the remote wilderness of Russia's Pacific seaboard, news agencies said on Saturday.

2005-10-08 13:40:33

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The European Space Agency's Cryosat research satellite crashed into the sea after its launch rocket failed, the Russian agency that launched it was quoted as saying on Saturday.

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2005-10-07 07:35:00

Russia on Friday successfully test-launched a mini-shuttle spacecraft on a sea-based ballistic missile, Russian news agencies reported.

2005-08-25 05:54:34

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The head of the government of a southern Russian region bordering Chechnya was wounded on Thursday in a blast, a spokeswoman for emergencies service said.

2005-08-09 02:07:20

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will buy from Britain two Scorpio underwater rescue vehicles of the type used to rescue a stranded Russian mini-submarine from the Pacific last Sunday, Itar-Tass news agency reported on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.