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Wedsnday Russian News Items

Russian news items posted to Russian Notes by Dr. Bruce Holl

IN ENGLISH
RIA Novosti: “Russia’s president has not taken any decision on scrapping the government’s cultural watchdog, which opposes the construction of a 403-meter skyscraper in historic St. Petersburg’s city center, a Kremlin source said on Wednesday.”

ПО-РУССКИ
Коммерсантъ: “Вопрос о ликвидации Росохранкультуры в администрации Кремля не рассматривался, поэтому никакого решения на эту тему главой государства не принято”.

Tuesday Russian News Items

Russian news items posted to Russian Notes by Dr. Bruce Holl

IN ENGLISH
Fox News: “Connecticut Republican candidates trying to wrest control of congressional seats long held by Democrats are now seizing on a controversy over the Pentagon’s plans to buy 21 Russian-made choppers for use in Afghanistan“.

ПО-РУССКИ
Би-би-си: “Дочь председателя избиркома Иркутской области, сбившая в декабре прошлого года двух пешеходов на тротуаре, осуждена на три года лишения свободы, но с отсрочкой на 14 лет“.

Monday Russian News Items

Russian news items posted to Russian Notes by Dr. Bruce Holl

IN ENGLISH
RIA Novosti: “A Moscow court extended on Monday the custody of former Yukos head Mikhail Khodorkovsky and his business partner Platon Lebedev for another three months.”

ПО-РУССКИ
Новая газета: “Судья Данилкин продлил Ходорковскому и Лебедеву арест. И опять ни слова не сказал о поправках президента”.

Sunday Russian News Items

Russian news items posted to Russian Notes by Dr. Bruce Holl

IN ENGLISH
RIA Novosti: “The smog from wildfires raging outside Moscow is expected to start leaving the Russian capital on Sunday evening and is unlikely to return early next week, an expert from the State Environmental Protection Organization Mosekomonitoring said.” CNN reports that “Satellite photographs on NASA’s website show hundreds of hot spots generated by wildfires across central and western Russia.”

ПО-РУССКИ
Эхо Москвы: “Смог в Москве начал понемногу рассеиваться. Это связано со сменой ветра”.

Saturday Russian News Items

Russian news items posted to Russian Notes by Dr. Bruce Holl

IN ENGLISH
RFE/Radio Liberty: “Unknown assailants today launched an attack on a military base in the Sunzhensk district of Ingushetia in southern Russia.”

ПО-РУССКИ
Эхо Москвы: “В Ставропольском крае при задержании убиты двое боевиков, которых подозревают в нападении на милиционеров. Личности погибших сейчас выясняют”.