“I wasn’t the prettiest girl you ever saw, I wasn’t the finest singer; but with a bit of courage and dash of self- discipline, a small talent can go a long, long way.”
Brodway actress Kitty Carlise Hart in her autobiography.
AvtoVAZ has begun deliveries to Peru
After a 15-year hiatus, Russia has resumed the supply of LADA in Peru. This is at arms exhibition in Lima, says the head of the joint delegation of the state corporation “Rostekhnadzor” Sergei Goreslavsky.
AvtoVAZ is preparing to release a powerful Granta
In June, AvtoVAZ will start production of new versions of LADA Granta sedan.
AvtoVAZ will release 70,000 Renault-Nissan Alliance cars in 2013
AvtoVAZ plans to produce about 70,000 vehicles Alliance Renault-Nissan in 2013. This was announced by Director of External Relations of AvtoVAZ Igor Burenkov.
Chevrolet NIVA will get an automatic transmission
SUV Chevrolet NIVA of next generation will get an automatic transmission. This was said by the general director of the joint venture “GM – AvtoVAZ” Jeffrey Glover.
Chinese company FAW apologized to AvtoVAZ
Chinese automaker FAW AvtoVAZ apologized for using an advertising slogan of LADA Largus.
22.5.2013 16:55 Brezhnev Beats Lenin as Russia's Favorite 20th Century Ruler
Russians view Leonid Brezhnev as the most positive of all Soviet and Russian leaders in the 20th century, but Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin were close behind in an opinion poll released on Wednesday.
22.5.2013 16:33 Belarus Dismisses US Religious Freedom Report
The Belarusian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday dismissed part of the Religious Freedom Report published by the US State Department about the country as outdated and failing to take into account the current situation in the country, a spokeswoman said.
22.5.2013 16:6 Eurovision Grannies Help Mend Home Village Roads
The authorities in the Urals republic of Udmurtia have allocated 50 million rubles ($1.6 million) to repair the roads in Buranovo, the home village of Buranovskiye Babushki, a sextet of Russian grannies who finished second at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest.
22.5.2013 15:51 China to Get Gas From Turkmenistan’s Giant Field
Gas from Turkmenistan’s largest gas condensate field will flow to China, national gas company Turkmengaz CEO Kakageldy Abdullayev said on Wednesday.
22.5.2013 15:32 Pussy Riot Convict Declares Hunger Strike
Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina has declared a hunger strike after a regional court denied her access to her parole appeal hearing.
22.5.2013 14:40 Russia’s Eurovision Contestant Attempts to Calm Vote Row
Russia’s contestant in this month’s Eurovision song contest said on Wednesday there was no need for an investigation into “lost” Azerbaijani votes for her performance.
22.5.2013 14:25 India Test-Fires BrahMos Missile from Ship
India test-launched a BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the Russian-built guided missile frigate Tarkash off the coast of Goa on Wednesday, a defense ministry source told RIA Novosti.
22.5.2013 14:17 Russian Biosatellite Mission Was Successful - Scientist
Russia's Bion-M1 biological research satellite, which recently carried rodents, microorganisms and plants on a month-long space flight, successfully accomplished its mission, an official said on Wednesday, despite the death of most of the animals on board.
22.5.2013 14:13 Navalny Defense Aided by Kirov Governor Testimony
Russia’s beleaguered opposition figurehead, Alexei Navalny, was given a boost in his fight against controversial embezzlement charges on Wednesday when a regional governor testified in his favor.
22.5.2013 13:43 Ukraine Evacuates Six Nationals from Syria
Six Ukrainian nationals were evacuated from Syria and returned to Kiev on Tuesday, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.
22.5.2013 12:58 Belarus Says No Extradition For Former Kyrgyz Leader
Belarus has no plans to extradite former Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev, who has been convicted in absentia in his native country for abuse of power, a spokesman for Belarus' law enforcement agencies said on Wednesday.
22.5.2013 12:23 Police Smash South Russia Money Laundering Ring
Police in south Russia have arrested nine people suspected of laundering large sums of money in illegal financial operations, Russia’s Interior Ministry said on Wednesday.
22.5.2013 11:35 Russian Premier Calls For Better Weapons
Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev called on the country’s defense industry on Wednesday to provide the military with state-of-the-art weapons superior to their Western analogs.