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Bolshoi's Filin to Undergo a Few More Operations in Germany · 2014-12-24 17:04

The Bolshoi Theater’s ballet artistic director, Sergei Filin, who suffered serious injuries in an acid attack in January of 2013, will continue his treatment in Germany.

“My treatment is not over,” Filin told journalists. “Both of my eyes are being monitored. I will periodically travel to Germany for checkups for short periods. A few more operations are planned.”

Now Filin has returned to Moscow after six months of treatment in a German hospital.

Seven Russian regions will receive nearly $ 3 billion rubles for the construction of stadiums for the 2018 World Cup
The Volkswagen plant in Kaluga has stopped assembling three Audi models

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21.8.2019 18:12 One Person Dies as Helicopter Crashes in Russia's Northwest - Russian Emergency Situations Ministry

According to the ministry, the pilot of the vehicle died in the incident, adding that his body was found near the crash site.

20.8.2019 19:20 Two Radiation Monitoring Stations in Russia Back Online - Nuclear Test Watchdog

VIENNA (Sputnik) - Two Russian radionuclide stations — one in Yakutia (Sakha Republic) in Siberia and the other in the Chukotka Autonomous region of the Far East — that are a part of the international nuclear test monitoring system have resumed data transmissions, Lassina Zerbo said.

20.8.2019 16:47 US Had Plans to Test Missiles Banned by INF Treaty Long Before Leaving Arms Deal – Lavrov

The US conducted its first test of a ground-launched cruise missile operating at ranges previously banned by the now void Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty on 18 August. Moscow noted that such tests need to be prepared in advance, meaning that Washington had developed such weapons before abandoning the INF

20.8.2019 15:44 Putin Fully Briefed on Arkhangelsk Accident, Rumours of "Radioactive Cloud" Absurd - Kremlin

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Five Rosatom employees died in a blast that rocked a military site in the Arkhangelsk Region on 10 August during tests of a liquid-propellant rocket engine. They will receive posthumous government honours. 

20.8.2019 9:39 Moscow Deplores Latest US Test of Cruise Missile Banned by INF Treaty

The United States carried out its latest missile test on 18 August from San Nicolas Island, California. The Pentagon stated that "the test missile exited its ground mobile launcher and accurately impacted its target after more than 500 kilometres of flight".

19.8.2019 7:14 At Least 1 Person Killed, 8 Injured in Car Crash in Russia's Siberia - Emergency Services

KRASNOYARSK, Russia (Sputnik) - One person has been killed and eight injured in a car crash in Russia's Novosibirsk Region, according to local emergency services.

19.8.2019 6:13 Moscow Interested in New Post-Brexit Trade Deal With London - Russian Trade Representative

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia is interested in concluding a new trade agreement with London after the United Kingdom exits the European Union, Boris Abramov, Russia's trade representative in London, said.

18.8.2019 12:56 Russian Girl Survives Fall From 50-Metre 'Rock of Love' in Selfie Attempt

Recent independent studies have discovered that hundreds of people have died while putting themselves at risk to take the perfect selfie, with young people and tourists particularly driven to post “cool” photos on social media.

18.8.2019 6:34 International Army Games 2019 Officially Closed - Russian Defenсe Minister

KUBINKA, Russia (Sputnik) - The International Army Games 2019 (ARMY 2019) have come to an end, with Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu officially declaring them closed at a ceremony in the Moscow Region.

17.8.2019 19:15 Streets Turn Into Rivers as Russian Resort City of Sochi Flooded by Heavy Showers (Videos)

Meteorologists issued a storm alert on Friday, 16 August, warning of waterspouts at sea and a dramatic increase in water levels in rivers. Local emergency services have doubled their efforts to deal with the aftermath of the calamity.

17.8.2019 18:32 Situation Inside Cabin of A321 Plane Following Hard Emergency Landing in Corn Field (Video)

On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin decorated the pilots of an A321 airliner with the Hero of Russia title for landing the plane, while other crew members were awarded with the Order of Courage.

17.8.2019 16:14 No Excess Radiation Found in Medics Treating Russian Blast Site Accident Victims - Ministry

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The medical examination of doctors who treated the victims of the incident at the military site in the Arkhangelsk region in northwestern Russia revealed no radioactive substances exceeding the norm, the press service of the Russian Health Ministry said.

17.8.2019 14:16 Russia Reserves Its Right to Retaliate In Case of US Forces Deployment in Poland- Lawmaker

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia reserves its right to retaliate in case of deployment of US armed forces in Poland, a member of the Russian parliament's upper house committee on defence and security, Frants Klintsevich, told Sputnik on Saturday.

17.8.2019 12:25 Possible Reason Behind Radiation Spike in Russia's Severodvinsk Revealed

On 8 August Russia’s Ministry of Defence reported an explosion of a jet propulsion system at a training ground in the country's Arkhangelsk Region, with later reports confirming the death of seven people in the incident.

16.8.2019 21:31 ‘Deepfake’ Photos of Elon Musk With Female Bodies Take Russian Segment of Instagram by Storm

Neural network software and machine learning techniques are becoming popular, not only because they help users perform tasks, but also due to their ability to compile random photos and videos of celebrities just for the fun of it.

16.8.2019 17:1 Kremlin Aide Says French Banker Delpal Released on House Arrest Due to Putin-Macron Talks

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Kremlin aide Yury Ushakov voiced the belief on Friday that French banker Philippe Delpal, charged with defrauding a Russian lender of almost $40 million, had been released on house arrest due to multiple rounds of talks that Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, had held on the matter.

16.8.2019 17:1 Putin Awards Hero of Russia Titles to Two Pilots Who Landed A321 at Field in Moscow Region

ANAPA (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin awarded the Hero of Russia titles to two Ural Airlines pilots who recently landed a plane with 226 passengers on a cornfield in the Moscow Region.

16.8.2019 14:54 Moscow City Court Approves Arrest Extension for 6 Kerch Strait Sailors

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Moscow City Court has upheld a three-month arrest extension for six of the 24 Ukrainian nationals who were detained in the Kerch Strait for illegally crossing the Russian maritime border late last year, a Sputnik correspondent reported from the court on Friday.

15.8.2019 18:4 Russian Direct Investment Fund CEO Welcomes Court's Decision to Release Delpal to House Arrest

Philippe Delpal, a partner at the Baring Vostok private equity group, was arrested in February along with the company's founder, US national Michael Calvey, on suspicion of fraud.

15.8.2019 16:46 Press Briefing at Zhukovsky Airport After Plane Crash Lands (Video)

The Simferopol-bound aircraft, carrying 226 passengers and seven crew members, was forced to make an emergency landing after being hit by a bird strike soon after taking off from Zhukovsky Airport near Moscow.

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