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  • U.S. Ambassador to Russia after the Olympics resigns

    U.S. Ambassador to Russia, Michael McFaul said that after the Olympics-2014 in Sochi will leave his post and returned home. "Soon after the Olympics I am planning to return to his family in California. After more than five years working in the Obama administration, it was time to go home," he wrote in his blog on Live journal.

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  • "The geographer globe drunk" is named Russia's best film of the year

    The Guild of film experts and film critics of Russia named best film 2013 picture "the Geographer globe drunk" by Alexander Велединского. As RIA Novosti informs, this was announced at the ceremony of giving the award "White elephant", which was held in the House of cinema in Moscow.

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  • In Scotland legalized gay marriage

    The Scottish Parliament adopted a law on the legalization of gay marriage, reports the Huffington Post. The bill, called the "bill of marriage and civil partnership, supported 105 parliamentarians, 18 voted "against".

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  • NHL: Ovechkin not mastered Nabokov

    In the championship of NHL "Washington" lost on the ice of the outsider of the new York islanders" - 0:1. The captain of "capital" Alexander Ovechkin spent on the ice nearly 25 minutes, but not overplayed the goalkeeper, "islanders" Evgeny Nabokov: the Russian did 22 savestate (second шатаут season ) and was recognized as the third star of the game day.

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  • Expert: Latvian women voted first in Europe

    "It is here, in Latvia, 109 years ago -- for the first time in Europe the women received the right to vote in the General and equal elections of local governments... And although Latvia at the time, there was an independent state, the participation of women in General, open elections may reasonably be considered as innovative. In this issue we are very seriously ahead of other European countries - for example, the French electoral law was not yet in 1944, and a resident of Switzerland did not vote until 1971!", told in an interview to "Vesti Today," the expert on EU Affairs Mr Maris graudins.

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  • Police are looking for convicted of a crime

    Management of Criminal police of the Riga regional police Department is looking for Илгониса Силканса (born 1965), that deviates from the execution of the sentence pronounced by the court of the district of Riga.

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  • In the Kirov region, derailed 32 tanks, 10 lighted up


    Нововятском district of the Kirov region, derailed 32 tanks with condensate and liquefied gas, 10 of them have lighted up. The incident occurred on the 710 km of the Gorkovskaya railroad. According to preliminary data, victims and victims are not present.

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