Monday, March 30, 2015


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Leader Hopes Crimean Tatars Will Stay, Despite Pressure

A senior leader of the Crimean Tatar community says he is urging members of the Muslim minority to remain on the Black Sea peninsula despite worsening conditions following Russia's takeover a year ago. More

Building Owner Arrested Over Deadly Russian Shopping Mall Fire

The head of the company that owned the building housing a shopping center damaged in a deadly fire in the Russian city of Kazan last week as been arrested. More

Russian Firefighters Face Punishment Over Selfies In Front Of Burning Shopping Mall

Russian authorities say two firefighters will face administrative punishment for taking selfies in front of a blazing shopping mall and posting the photos on the Internet. More

Eemergency services work amid the debris of a shopping mall, which was razed by fire in Kazan.

Kazan Fire Death Toll Rises

The death toll from a fire at a shopping center in the Russian city of Kazan was raised to 17 on March 14 after emergency workers found more bodies amid the debris. More

The new decree brings the number of Russian deputy foreign ministers reporting to Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (pictured) to nine.

Russia Unveils New Post To Wage 'War On IS'

The new role has been deemed necessary because of a perceived increase in what the Kremlin describes as "the significance of international cooperation on counterterrorism." More

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Leader Hopes Crimean Tatars Will Stay, Despite Pressure

A senior leader of the Crimean Tatar community says he is urging members of the Muslim minority to remain on the Black Sea peninsula despite worsening conditions following Russia's takeover a year ago.
More

Building Owner Arrested Over Deadly Russian Shopping Mall Fire

The head of the company that owned the building housing a shopping center damaged in a deadly fire in the Russian city of Kazan last week as been arrested.
More

Russian Firefighters Face Punishment Over Selfies In Front Of Burning Shopping Mall

Russian authorities say two firefighters will face administrative punishment for taking selfies in front of a blazing shopping mall and posting the photos on the Internet.
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Kazan Fire Death Toll Rises

The death toll from a fire at a shopping center in the Russian city of Kazan was raised to 17 on March 14 after emergency workers found more bodies amid the debris.
More

Bashkir Activist Sentenced For 'Justification Of Terrorism'

A civil rights activist in the Russian republic of Bashkortostan has been sentenced to three years in prison for the "public justification of terrorism."
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