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Picture: Moscow’s new metro stations won’t be as elegant as Arbatskaya shown above – however they will relieve the city centre.
26.04.2012 Russia News

Moscow to build second Metro-Circle line – cost 22 billion Euro

Moscow. Mayor Sergei Sobyanin confirmed his ambitious expansion plan for the Moscow Metro: By 2020, a second Circle line will help to relieve the city’s traffic situation. The costs are enormous.

Viktor Makushyn
26.04.2012 Business

Interview with Russian Billionair Viktor Makushin

Limassol/Moscow. The case on extraditing Viktor Makushyn from Cyprus was placed on the agenda again under dictation from the Russian party. At the moment, the oppositional politician’s future depends on the resolution of the government of the Republic of Cyprus.

Aluminium king Deripaska talks out of school about the wild 90s in Russia. (Picture: Russia Today)
23.04.2012 Russia News

Deripaska admits criminal behaviour of the 90s

London. Ahead of another spectacular court case in London, the aluminium czar Deripaska talks out of school: Yes, he had paid protection money to criminals. He had hated it but there was no other way.

Picture: Vladimir Putin addressed the State Duma for the last time as Prime Minister.
13.04.2012 Russia News

Duma-speech: Putin promises a road map to all questions

Moscow. Vladimir Putin presented the Duma with his last annual report as Prime Minister. In May he will be outlining road maps for the most important development projects that Russia will have to deal with.

Picture: Everything for the table, the Naryshkin family silver has been discovered in its entirety.
29.03.2012 Russia News

40 Sacks of silver: Treasure discovery in St Petersburg palace

St Petersburg. Construction workers doing restoration work discovered the in 1917 hidden treasure of the Naryshkin family: they found in a secret chamber thousands of pieces of cutlery and crockery.

A Datsun made in Russia will not look as sporty as this 260 Z – but they want to profit from the former glory of the brand.
20.03.2012 Russia News

Revival: Datsun to become a Russian brand

Togliatti. The car manufacturer Renault-Nissan wants to bring back Datsun, a car brand that was lost 25 years ago. From 2014, under this label, cheap cars are to be built and this also at AvtoVaz in Russia.

Picture: It is relatively easy to discover money in suitcases. However it gets more complicated when black money is shifted as non-cash.
16.03.2012 Russia News

Big Brother is on the chase for black money: Banks are being raided

Moscow. The Moscow police raided four banks with a large scale raid and uncovered a network of black money shifters who were on the verge of moving two billion rubels (50 million Euros) abroad.

Picture: In future taking a photo can get quite expensive: The escalator of a metro station in St Petersburg.
12.03.2012 Russia News

St. Petersburg: Law on homosexuality and ban on photos in the Metro

St. Petersburg. Governor Poltavchenko signed the controversial law punishing the “propaganda” for homosexual love. At the same time taking photographs in the metro have been prohibited.

Picture: Many of Putin’s harshest critics believe that he would have been elected on the first ballot – but not with 63.6 percent.
08.03.2012 Russia News

Vladimir Putin is officially declared as election winner

Moscow. Today the official “Rossijskaja Gazeta” published the decree of the Central Election Commission on the outcome of the Presidential election. Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is therefore officially the newly elected President.

Putin will be allowed to point Russia’s way: His victory seems certain at first attempt.
23.02.2012 Russia News

Pollsters predict significant victory for Putin

Moscow. Ten days prior to the presidential elections the two leading public opinion research companies agree: Vladimir Putin will win in the first ballot with a majority of well over 50 percent.


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Reports by Russia-Now:
26.04.2012Moscow to build second Metro-Circle line – cost 22 billion Euro
26.04.2012Interview with Russian Billionair Viktor Makushin
23.04.2012Deripaska admits criminal behaviour of the 90s
13.04.2012Duma-speech: Putin promises a road map to all questions
29.03.201240 Sacks of silver: Treasure discovery in St Petersburg palace
20.03.2012Revival: Datsun to become a Russian brand
16.03.2012Big Brother is on the chase for black money: Banks are being raided
12.03.2012St. Petersburg: Law on homosexuality and ban on photos in the Metro
08.03.2012Vladimir Putin is officially declared as election winner
23.02.2012Pollsters predict significant victory for Putin
03.02.2012First Moscow Super Traffic Jams 2012: Everything at a stand still
12.01.2012Russias car market will accelerate only slowly
11.01.2012Moscow has the most expensive hotels in Europe
06.01.2012Millions of Russians celebrate Orthodox Christmas
06.01.2012Kudrin predicts Putins victory in presidential elections
08.12.2011Sukhois Superjet to compete with Boeing
05.12.2011In Russia, protests against the elections are growing
02.12.2011Putin is standing for truth, justice and dignity
29.11.2011“Escape from Putin”: Will it be possible to halt emigration?
10.11.2011Prokhorov in search for passenger for his hybrid car Yo-Mobil
01.11.2011Russia-s entry to WTO becomes real: EU urges Georgia
21.10.2011Roskosmos alerts Putin: Cosmodrome in danger
20.10.2011Former Soviet Republics strive Customs Union
14.10.2011Impending Crisis: Russian Court for budget cuts
05.10.2011Putin adds Eurasian Union into the election manifesto
04.10.2011Putin's third term: it is more than 'More of the same'
29.09.2011Despite being in disgrace with Medvedev: Kundrin holds on to two positions
29.09.2011End of paperwork? The authorities are wired up
23.09.2011Strabag to build luxury Four Seasons Hotel near the Kremlin
22.09.2011Ruble weakens, Euro hits the 43-ruble mark
19.09.2011What to do with the children: Moscow schools abolish nurseries
13.09.2011Russia is running out of own workforce
12.09.2011How to do good and legal business in Russia
08.09.2011Chubais forecasts ten difficult years for Russia
05.09.2011Polit-Oligarch Prokhorov introduces shadow cabinet
30.08.2011Time for emotions: Elections campaign starts in Russia
28.08.2011Overflowing landfills: Moscow threatened to drown in garbage
25.08.2011Matvienko resigns after election victory of 97 percent
20.08.2011Norilsk Nickel uses opportune moment for share buyback
13.08.2011Kozak to be appointed new Governor in St Petersburg

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