Monthly Archives: January 2016

Teams Announced for ConIFA 2016 in Abkhazia

The 12 national teams that will take part at the World Football Cup of Unrecognised States in Abkhazia have been announced. The tournament begins on March 28 and all of the matches will take place at the ‘Dinamo’ Stadium in … Continue reading

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Uzbekistan Border Patrol Assaulted Kyrgyz Citizens with Firearms, 1 Person Injured

Bishkek, January 10 The incident involving firearms took place at the Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan border according to the Kyrgyz Border Service, which made the announcement on January 10. “An incident took place between military personnel of Uzbekistan and citizens of Kyrgyzstan in … Continue reading

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[WTF: Short News] The Most Orthodox City in Russia Was Chosen

Lipetsk was named the most orthodox city in Russia. The Department of Sociology of the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation presented these results on the day before Christmas. The survey was held in cities that exceeded … Continue reading

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The Patriarch Does not Consider a Tragedy the Economic Crisis in Russia

The Patriarch of Moscow and all Rus’, Kirill, called upon Russian citizens to not lose heart due to the economic difficulties in the country. He mentioned this in an interview that will be translated on Thursday on Rossiya 1 tv … Continue reading

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Moscow Leads by the Number of Victims of Assault by Nationalists for 2015

In 2015, 9 persons died and 68 were injured in 17 regions of Russia in attacks by ultra-right devotees. Moscow (Federal City) became the leading region for the number of attacks owing to xenophobia and ethnic intolerance. According to the … Continue reading

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Regarding the ‘Russian Run’

Unnoticed by strangers, a curious event worthwhile mentioning took place in the centre of Moscow. The so-called Russkaya probezhka (Russian Run) took place on the morning of January 1, 2016 through the centre of Moscow (from the Cathedral of Christ … Continue reading

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17 Figures of the Romanov Family and 33m-high Christ Figure Will Be Installed in 300th Anniversary of St. Petersburg Park

Sculptor Zurab Tsereteli has been working on the project for almost 40 years. A 33 meter-high figure of Christ and a large-scale composition ‘Russia’s history of the Romanovs’, composed of 17 bronze figures of 8, 6 and 5m heights will … Continue reading

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Russia: 197 Deaths in Custody in 2015

Project ‘Russkaya Ebola’ (Russian Ebola), created to monitor deaths at police stations and in temporary and long-term detention facilities, concludes after its first year of work: in 2015, 197 persons died in custody. In 2015, 197 persons died at police … Continue reading

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1.7 Billion Rub. To Be Spent in the Next 5 Years on the Patriotic Education of Russian Citizens

The head of the Russian government, Dmitriy Medvedev, acknowledged the governmental program for the patriotic education of citizens of the Russian Federation for 2016-2020. In accordance with the document on the financing of the five-year program, more than 1.66 billion … Continue reading

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Governor of Samara Oblast Asked Residents to Lend Him Money

“Right now, our budget lacks 20% in funds in order to go through with what was previously planned. In these conditions, the main principle of our budget politics must become the toughest economy and concentration of resources on priority projects. … Continue reading

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