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Russia superhighway
2015-03-26 09:13:09

Russian authorities are reportedly considering an ambitious superhighway project that would connect the UK to the US, allowing people to travel over land from Europe across Asia and all the way to Alaska – a distance of more than 12,000 miles.

2014-02-04 20:22:34

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stanislav Belkovsky Foundation named key Russian government and media conflicts of 2013 in a report presented in Washington, D.C.

2009-02-27 15:37:59

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin Friday said he disagreed the country needed new currency controls to prevent devaluation of the ruble. It is possible in theory but it would mean abandoning ambitious plans of turning the ruble into a regional reserve currency, Putin said in a meeting with senior government officials, the Financial Times reported. It would be a shame to lose such an advantage, he said.

2008-06-17 18:00:31

Excerpt from report by state-owned Russian television channel Rossiya on 17 June [Presenter] Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was today presented with a strategy for the development of rail transport until the year 2030.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.