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News Russia Volga: Russia to base hypersonic tracking radar in middle of NATO turf

Published on: Thursday 19 March 2020
Russia to base hypersonic tracking radar in middle of NATO turf
News source: https://www.stripes.com/news/europe/russia-to-base-hypersonic-tracking-radar-in-middle-of-nato-turf-1.623126

Russia plans to deploy a next-generation radar to its military exclave of Kaliningrad and use it to counter emerging U.S. hypersonic weapons systems, state media reported.

News Russia Volga: Russia's AvtoVAZ continues output despite first virus cases

Published on: Saturday 21 March 2020
Russia's AvtoVAZ continues output despite first virus cases
News source: https://europe.autonews.com/automakers/russias-avtovaz-continues-output-despite-first-virus-cases

Renault holds a controlling 68 percent stake in the automaker. AvtoVAZ's factory employs around 35,000 workers in Russia's Volga city of Togliatti. Russia has so far reported 253 cases of the ...

News Russia Volga: 10 Russian cities seen from SPACE (PHOTOS)

Published on: Monday 13 January 2020
10 Russian cities seen from SPACE (PHOTOS)
News source: https://www.rbth.com/travel/331541-russian-cities-space-iss

For Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, space photography is a hobby. During his free time on the ISS, he captures big cities all over the world from 420 km up in the sky. The city of Saratov, 830 km ...

News Russia Volga: Medvedev, Former President In Putin's Shadow, Resigns As Prime Minister

Published on: Wednesday 15 January 2020
Medvedev, Former President In Putin's Shadow, Resigns As Prime Minister
News source: https://www.rferl.org/a/medvedev-former-president-in-putin-s-shadow-resigns-as-pm/30379404.html

Dmitry Medvedev resigned as Russian prime minister on January 15, shortly after President Vladimir Putin announced broad changes to the constitution in his annual state-of-the-nation speech. Medved...

News Russia Volga: Dmitry Medvedev: the rise and fall of the Robin to Putin’s Batman

Published on: Wednesday 15 January 2020
Dmitry Medvedev: the rise and fall of the Robin to Putin’s Batman
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jan/15/dmitry-medvedev-the-rise-and-fall-of-the-robin-to-putins-batman

The Russian prime minister’s position had been weakening long before his resignation ...

News Russia Volga: Medieval shipwreck discovered in Russia's Volga River

Published on: Tuesday 12 November 2019
Medieval shipwreck discovered in Russia's Volga River
News source: https://www.foxnews.com/science/medieval-shipwreck-discovered-russia-volga

A medieval shipwreck has been discovered in the depths of Russia’s Volga River. Workers from the Holy Mother of God's Kazan monastery in the village of Vinnovka discovered the wreck in the spring.

News Russia Volga: 14 most unusual dinosaurs that lived in what is now Russia

Published on: Tuesday 19 November 2019
14 most unusual dinosaurs that lived in what is now Russia
News source: https://www.rbth.com/history/331301-russian-dinosaurs

More recently, at the end of 2018, Russian scientists finished documenting a new dinosaur, the remains of which had lain in the ground on the banks of the Volga River for around 130 million years.

News Russia Volga: Plyos: What to see in the town of artists on the picturesque Volga bank

Published on: Saturday 14 September 2019
Plyos: What to see in the town of artists on the picturesque Volga bank
News source: https://www.rbth.com/travel/330969-plyos-volga-art-town

At the market by the pier, you can buy smoked Volga fish (sterlet will make you feel like a real Russian noble). This is also where the Plyos beer house is located, where you can taste the local beer ...

News Russia Volga: Russia Urged To Protect Linguistic Diversity After Self-Immolation

Published on: Thursday 12 September 2019
Russia Urged To Protect Linguistic Diversity After Self-Immolation
News source: https://www.rferl.org/a/russia-self-immolation-protect-linguistic-diversity/30162196.html

At home, the Russian government seems to play by different rules," the New York-based human rights watchdog added. Two days earlier, Albert Razin died in hospital after he lit himself on fire outside ...

News Russia Volga: How Nazi Germany Could Have Crushed Russia During World War II

Published on: Friday 20 September 2019
How Nazi Germany Could Have Crushed Russia During World War II
News source: https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/how-nazi-germany-could-have-crushed-russia-during-world-war-ii-82481?page=0%2C1

he should have realized that the best hope for Germany had they failed to capture Moscow in 1941 or 1942 and achieving his objectives of reaching the Archangel-Volga-Astrakhan line was no longer ...

News Russia Volga: 'This Was A Political Protest': Widow Of Udmurt Scholar Hopes His Death Will Bring Change

Published on: Sunday 22 September 2019
'This Was A Political Protest': Widow Of Udmurt Scholar Hopes His Death Will Bring Change
News source: https://www.rferl.org/a/widow-of-udmurt-scholar-hopes-his-death-will-bring-change-russia/30177748.html

Albert Razin's death on September 10 in a hospital, hours after he set himself alight, stunned residents of this city 1,100 kilometers east of Moscow, in Russia's Volga-Ural region. It drew attention ...

News Russia Volga: Uglich: What to see in the city where Ivan the Terrible’s son was killed

Published on: Sunday 25 August 2019
Uglich: What to see in the city where Ivan the Terrible’s son was killed
News source: https://www.rbth.com/travel/330848-uglich-golden-ring

At a bend on the mighty Volga River, there lies a city that holds the most impenetrable secret of medieval Russia. How to get there: by boat along the Volga from Moscow (journey time: 2 days) or from ...

News Russia Volga: Flight attendant uniforms of Russia's top airlines (PHOTOS)

Published on: Monday 26 August 2019
Flight attendant uniforms of Russia's top airlines (PHOTOS)
News source: https://www.rbth.com/travel/330870-flight-attendant-uniform-russia

The airline links Moscow to cities in the Volga region, the Urals and Siberia. Its flight attendants wear elegant beige suits with a signature red seam line. The Russian low-cost airline, a subsidiary ...

News Russia Volga: Russian synagogue shuttered by communists returns to Jewish community

Published on: Monday 26 August 2019
Russian synagogue shuttered by communists returns to Jewish community
News source: https://www.timesofisrael.com/russian-synagogue-shuttered-by-communists-returns-to-jewish-community/

JTA — Municipal authorities in the Russian city of Syzran returned a synagogue to the ... Syzran, which is located in the Volga region, at the foot of the Ural Mountains, has a small Jewish community.

News Russia Volga: Russia’s Volga-Dnepr Expands Business Profile

Published on: Friday 14 June 2019
Russia’s Volga-Dnepr Expands Business Profile
News source: https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2019-06-15/russias-volga-dnepr-expands-business-profile

Russian specialized cargo and charter airline Volga-Dnepr has been a permanent fixture in the commercial air services community since the dissolution of the Soviet Union. The company was formed in ...

News Russia Volga: Peter the Great and his boat that launched the Russian fleet

Published on: Friday 28 June 2019
Peter the Great and his boat that launched the Russian fleet
News source: https://www.rbth.com/travel/330586-peter-great-built-russian-fleet

... the role a lake in central Russia played in the creation of the great Russian navy. On the shore of Pleshcheyevo Lake, midway between Moscow and Yaroslavl on the Volga River, sits the estate of ...

News Russia Volga: Kremlin Does Couture: Russia Creates The Fashion Fund

Published on: Thursday 27 June 2019
Kremlin Does Couture: Russia Creates The Fashion Fund
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/stephanrabimov/2019/06/28/kremlin-does-couture-russia-creates-the-fashion-fund/

At this very moment, a surprising viral fashion video is sweeping through the Russian internet. It is a promo for a textile manufacturer in Cheboksary, an industrial city on the Volga river. Set to ...

News Russia Volga: Four Suspects Arrested in Russian Oil Contamination Case

Published on: Tuesday 07 May 2019
News source: https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2019/05/07/four-suspects-arrested-in-russian-oil-contamination-case-a65514

Russia’s Investigative Committee said in a statement. Two more suspects were placed on the wanted list. Investigators say the suspects had illegally pumped low-quality oil near the Volga River city of ...