• Moscow
  • Word of the year: РЕНОВАЦИЯ (renovation), in reference to the program on new housing in Moscow. (wikipedia.org)
  • Its failure to reach the target for last year, just disclosed by Moscow, is part of the much broader failure of a number of key Soviet industries to perform as the planners had expected. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Moscow: Dutchman Dick Advocaat was officially presented as Russia`s new national team coach after signing a four-year contract with the country`s FA on Tuesday. (india.com)
  • There is no question but that the remarkable progress that has been made in recent years in various aspects of their bilateral cooperation is propelling Moscow and Buenos Aires onward toward new frontiers. (strategic-culture.org)
  • Shipments of agricultural products to Russia have for the most part been unaffected, despite attempts by the US and EU to put pressure on Buenos Aires and convince Argentina to curtail its trade with Moscow. (strategic-culture.org)
  • From 1993 to 1994 Illarionov was the head of the Analysis and Planning Group of the Chairman of the Council of Ministers and the Government of Russia, Viktor Chernomyrdin, after which he went on to become the vice-president of the Leontyev International Social and Economic Research Centre, and director of the Moscow division. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the last 20 years Moscow has repeatedly tried to attract the Turkish military with its advanced technology. (wikipedia.org)
  • Russia's
  • But the twenty years that followed the adoption of Russia's constitution were eventful enough to subtotal its operation, its significance to society and government, and people's attitude toward it. (intellectpro.ru)
  • However, in recent years Russia's Arctic population has been declining. (wikipedia.org)
  • The main goals of Russia in its Arctic policy are to utilize its natural resources, protect its ecosystems, use the seas as a transportation system in Russia's interests, and ensure that it remains a zone of peace and cooperation. (wikipedia.org)
  • He played an important role in introducing the low 13% flat income tax in Russia, in repaying the Russian foreign debt, in creation the petroleum revenues-based Stabilization Fund of the Russian Federation and in bringing Russia's full-fledged membership in the political G8. (wikipedia.org)
  • Russia's vast geography is an important determinant of its economic activity, with some sources estimating that Russia contains over 30 percent of the world's natural resources. (wikipedia.org)
  • Russia has an abundance of oil, natural gas and precious metals, which make up a major share of Russia's exports. (wikipedia.org)
  • Russia's defense industry employs 2.5 - 3 million people and accounts for 20% of all manufacturing jobs in Russia. (wikipedia.org)
  • In these years, Russia's democratic movement grew. (wikipedia.org)
  • Peru
  • Though discussions also involved the admission of Peru, Russia and Vietnam into the organization (as of 2010 these countries remained APEC's newest members), the meeting focused on development in Asia-Pacific countries and its implications for the world's economy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Three new members Russia, Peru and Vietnam, were admitted under a ten-year integration initiative (a decision agreed in 1997 but not converted into formal admission for the new members until 1998). (wikipedia.org)
  • Peru will sign a contract to upgrade Lima's fleet of Mikoyan MiG-29 Fulcrum fighters, Peru is interested in buying 700 Kamaz trucks and a new batch of Mi-8/Mi-17 helicopters from Russia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kremlin
  • When the current five-year plan was announced, the Kremlin had scaled down drastically the previous high growth targets. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The Kremlin has given no identification so far that it is prepared to face the issue honestly, admit the failure to the nation and announce a revised five-year plan, but the figures are beyond dispute. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The Kremlin has made great efforts in the past few years - with varying degrees of success - to meet the demands of the three sectors, because the political risks of ignoring their claims would have been too great. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The president gives the New Year speech from the Kremlin, a few minutes before the Kremlin Clock chimes at midnight. (wikipedia.org)
  • Russian
  • In Russia, the Word of the Year (Russian: Слово года) poll is carried out since 2007 by the Expert Council of the Centre for Creative Development of the Russian Language headed by Russian-American philologist Mikhail Epstein. (wikipedia.org)
  • Footballer of the Year in Russia is an annual award given by Futbol weekly to the Russian Premier League player of the season. (wikipedia.org)
  • The rights and liberties chapter of the Russian constitution owes itself to a large extent to the European Human Rights Convention, which, again, by operation of the constitution, applies and operates in Russia directly. (intellectpro.ru)
  • The Russian government has approved a five-year, $2.9 billion draft program to combat diseases, including tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS, in an effort to improve the country's life expectancy, a spokesperson announced on Thursday, AP/Guardian reports. (medindia.net)
  • According to an unnamed health ministry official, life expectancy for men in Russia in 2005 was 58.9 years, 15 to 20 years shorter than for men in France, Japan and the U.S. For Russian women, life expectancy was 72.3 years, four to seven years shorter than for their French, Japanese and U.S. counterparts. (medindia.net)
  • Play media In Russia, tuning in before midnight to watch the President's speech (Russian: новогодние обращения) has become traditional. (wikipedia.org)
  • A Russian court sentenced a man convicted of murdering opposition leader Boris Nemtsov to 20 years in jail on Thursday and handed terms of between 11 and 19 years to four other men convicted of being his accomplices. (hindustantimes.com)
  • The Arctic policy of Russia is the domestic and foreign policy of the Russian Federation with respect to the Russian region of the Arctic. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Northern Sea Route is of particular importance to Russia for transportation, and the Russian Security Council is considering projects for its development. (wikipedia.org)
  • Illarionov was openly critical to such elements of the Russian economic policy as the Yukos affair, increasing influence of government officials on large companies such as Gazprom and Rosneft, and at last the Russia-Ukraine gas dispute and the energy policy of Russia in general. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tensions between Georgia and Russian-supported separatist regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia had been rising throughout the year 2008, with both sides accusing each other of preparing for a war. (wikipedia.org)
  • Newspapers
  • The organization began its work as Nadace Lidových novin (The Lidové noviny Foundation, in English Popular Newspapers) and changed its name two years later to Nadace Člověk v tísni při České televizi (The People in Need Foundation under the auspices of Czech Television). (wikipedia.org)
  • presidential
  • Considering that these were all presidential initiatives, it takes no political genius to realize that the very constitutional model of rule in Russia - with a distinct super-presidency above the three branches of government - has paved the way to these changes. (intellectpro.ru)
  • Other important decisions made by Medvedev include lowering the Duma election threshold from 7% to 5%, firing Moscow's powerful but criticised mayor Yuri Luzhkov, launching a large-scale privatisation of state-owned companies, removing state officials from the boards of state-owned companies and the extension of the Presidential term from four years to six. (wikipedia.org)
  • Military
  • Russia currently maintains a military presence in the Arctic and has plans to improve it, as well as strengthen the Border Guard/Coast Guard presence there. (wikipedia.org)
  • Russia has a large and sophisticated arms industry, capable of designing and manufacturing high-tech military equipment, including a fifth-generation fighter jet, nuclear powered submarines, firearms, short range/long range ballistic missiles. (wikipedia.org)
  • Under Medvedev, Russia intervened on behalf of South Ossetia and Abkhazia after a Georgian military attack against the de facto independent regions, and emerged victorious in the ensuing five-day 2008 South Ossetia war. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sport-Express
  • Soviet Footballer of the Year Footballer of the Year in Russia (Sport-Express), Sport-Express daily newspaper version Назван лучший футболист года в России Премия еженедельника «Футбол» - 2006. (wikipedia.org)
  • five
  • This leaves a target of nearly 8.5 percent to be reached in each of the remaining two years if the original 32 percent is to be attained during the whole five-year period - and this is quite outside the realms of economic possibility. (washingtonpost.com)
  • and the State Duma's and the government's incumbency, from four to five years. (intellectpro.ru)
  • Russia is one of five countries bordering the Arctic Ocean. (wikipedia.org)
  • foreign
  • With its eleventh year in Afghanistan, PIN faces its biggest foreign mission while encompassing both a number of integrated projects and programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • One study estimates that "the wealth held offshore by rich Russians is about three times larger than official net foreign reserves, and is comparable in magnitude to total household financial assets held in Russia. (wikipedia.org)
  • needs
  • Former finance minister Alexei Kudrin has said that Russia needs to reduce geopolitical tensions to improve its economic conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • given
  • Tivadar not only saved his immediate family but also many other Hungarian Jews, and George would later write that 1944 had been "the happiest [year] of his life," for it had given him the opportunity to witness his father's heroism. (wikipedia.org)
  • economic
  • It was the second year that was to begin the economic recovery that would have helped to make up in later years the leeway lost at the outset. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Boris Yeltsin generally avoided talk of politics during his new year speeches, preferring to talk about family values and the holiday spirit, though he did use his 1996 speech to promote economic reforms. (wikipedia.org)
  • Using the Arctic for economic gain has been done by Russia for centuries for shipping and fishing. (wikipedia.org)
  • free
  • On 27 December 2005, Illarionov offered his resignation in protest against the government course, saying that Russia was no longer politically free, but ran by an authoritarian elite. (wikipedia.org)
  • official
  • Later that year at age 14, Soros posed as the Christian godson of an official of the collaborationist Hungarian government's Ministry of Agriculture, who himself had a Jewish wife in hiding. (wikipedia.org)
  • On one occasion, rather than leave the 14 year old alone, the official took Soros with him while he inventoried a rich Jewish family's estate, though Soros did not take part. (wikipedia.org)
  • Western
  • Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's government has ignored Western sanctions against Russia. (strategic-culture.org)
  • Because of that, the video of the speech is already available on the internet to audiences in western Russia during the afternoon of 31 December. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • In the meantime, most people in Russia are too busy earning their daily bread to worry or even think about the essence of such a lofty matter as the constitution. (intellectpro.ru)
  • billion
  • The State Defense Order for 2009 was expected to amount to a record of RUB 1.2 trillion, showing an increase of RUB 70 billion from the previous year. (wikipedia.org)
  • percent
  • In last week's column, the figure for the increase in Soviet industrial production planned for the years 1976-80 should have been 36 percent, not 32 percent. (washingtonpost.com)
  • family
  • His father Tivadar (also known as Teodoro) was a lawyer and had been a prisoner of war during and after World War I until he escaped from Russia and rejoined his family in Budapest. (wikipedia.org)
  • former
  • The court handed the longest sentence, of 20 years, to Zaur Dadayev, a former soldier in Chechnya and the man state prosecutors said pulled the trigger. (hindustantimes.com)
  • health
  • In addition, Health Minister Mikhail Zurabov on Thursday said one-tenth of migrant workers in Russia are living with TB, HIV/AIDS or hepatitis because of inadequate health checks. (medindia.net)