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  Communities - Welcome to Moscow!
Moscow is located in northern Idaho, nestled between Moscow mountain and the beautiful undulating hills of the Palouse.
Moscow is the "Heart of the Arts"--with the annual Jazz Festival, live music on the town, the Rendezvous in the Park, and summer theatre.
Moscow grew with the arrival of the railroad in 1885.
www.moscow.com   (338 words)

 NCSJ - Moscow Times: Ukraine Election
Moscow has an interest in Yanukovych winning, but not at the cost of serious destabilization of its neighbor, with which Russia enjoys extensive ties and an almost open border.
Moscow does not consider Yushchenko a democrat because on issues that are of fundamental importance to Russia -- such as the status of the Russian language, Ukrainian-Russian relations, Ukrainian-U.S. relations and religious-political issues -- his views are in the minority and, if elected, he will most probably foist his views on the majority.
Moscow fears that under Yushchenko, Ukraine's military industrial complex will will be paid a visit by the U.S. intelligence services, as a result of which Russia will be forced to cease military cooperation with the Ukraine.
www.ncsj.org /AuxPages/102704MTimes_Ukraine.shtml   (1260 words)

 Meetup's "In the Media" Blog
Moscow's Mommy Milk Meetup for breast-feeding moms is the largest Mommy Milk group in the world.
The group was founded in 2004 by Theresa Yaroshevich, 36, an American who arrived in Moscow in 1994 as an English teacher and stayed after marrying her husband, Alexander.
She received one of their qualifications and, in addition to running Moscow's Mommy Milk Meetup, one of eight in the international organization, is available for consultation if a mom is having trouble feeding her child.
press.meetup.com /archives/001405.html   (630 words)

 The St. Petersburg Times - News - Moscow Mayor Shot 15 Times
MOSCOW — The bullet-riddled body of a Moscow region mayor was found in a children’s playground close to his home early Friday in what prosecutors believe was a contract murder.
Dorkin was shot 10 times in the head and four times in the chest, Channel One said.
Dorkin, 52, had since 1991 presided over the administration of Dzerzhinsky, a major military-industrial city in the region, and investigators believe his murder was connected to his official duties, said the spokeswoman, who declined to give her name.
www.sptimes.ru /index.php?action_id=2&story_id=17210   (325 words)

 The St. Petersburg Times - Business - Moscow Outlines Reform Plans
MOSCOW - Russia laid out on Monday long-awaited short- and mid-term plans to bring about a liberalization in the economy and speed land and tax reform as it strives to tame inflation and improve a gloomy investment climate.
Oleg Vyugin, chief economist at Moscow brokerage Troika Dialog, said that foreign banks might not be particularly eager to dive straight into a murky financial pool.
Moscow has turned down IMF lending in 2001, the plan for up to 2004 outlined reforms which the fund has often urged Russia to implement.
www.times.spb.ru /index.php?action_id=2&story_id=15319   (776 words)

 The St. Petersburg Times - News - Moscow Marks Bombing Anniversary
MOSCOW - The mourning following the deadly terrorist assault on the United States coincided with the second anniversary of the most devastating in a series of apartment blasts that rocked Russia in 1999, killing some 300 people.
Two years after the tragedy, investigations of the explosions in Moscow and the southern town of Volgodonsk have made little progress.
Some media reports linked Frantsuzov with the Moscow bombings on Ulitsa Guryanova and Kashirskoye Shosse, but others said the allegations arose because in July 1999 Gochiyayev came to Moscow and used Frantsuzov's passport to register at a hotel.
www.times.spb.ru /index.php?action_id=2&story_id=5397   (610 words)

 The Moscow Times - Travel Guide - Telephones
Moscow Dining Guide provides a comprehensive map of the capital's culinary landscape.
Note: When you are calling to Moscow or other regions of Russia where the area code starts with a "0", you do not omit this first zero when dialing from outside Russia.
In Moscow, St. Petersburg and other wealthy cities, coverage on both GSM and analog standards is usually very good.
guides.moscowtimes.ru /travel/detail.php?ID=13471   (497 words)

 Moscow Times
For although we must now hail the warlords of the Northern Alliance as noble defenders of civilization, the fact is that for some time they have also functioned as one of the world's biggest drug-dealing operations.
Indeed, one of the main sticking points between the holy warriors of the alliance and their ideological brethren in the Taliban has been control of the profitable poppy, which by God's grace grows so plentifully in a land otherwise bereft of natural resources.
Come harvest time, the drug lords -- sorry, the noble warlords -- will take their cut and ship the dope off to pollute the minds of decadent infidels in the West.
www.makethemaccountable.com /articles/Global_Eye_Gainspotting.htm   (1023 words)

 Gallery in the Round: Moscow Panorama
I first went to Moscow in September 1991 to cover the aftermath of the failed coup d'etat one week earlier.
Moscow is known for its particularly harsh winters.
I made a brief side trip to Volgograd, 600 miles south of Moscow, to spend New Years Eve with my girlfriend Galia and her family.
www.nytimes.com /specials/gallery/moscow-all.html   (638 words)

 The Moscow Times
There are fewer than 100 professional female cab drivers in Moscow out of a total of 3,500.
Gypsy cab culture tends to be tougher and scrappier and is dominated by men from the Caucasus and Central Asia.
Women cab companies' executives laugh off the charge that women shouldn't be driving taxis, but their arrival on Moscow roads are raising questions about discrimination and women's rights.
pda.moscowtimes.ru /article.php?aid=174309   (844 words)

 Moscow Times EO Article
With a reputation as a converted Russophile and an actor interested in psychologically complex roles, it was perhaps no surprise that British actor Ralph Fiennes should have taken to the demanding role of Eugene Onegin, romantic hero and cynical, contemptuous playboy.
In April 1997, he came to Moscow for the premiere of the Oscar-winning film "The English Patient." In London in the same year he starred in the title role of the Almeida theater's sell-out production of Anton Chekhov's "Ivanov," which also toured in Russia.
Critics in Russia have suggested Fiennes would be perfect as Prince Myshkin in a staging of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "Idiot," but the actor is unperturbed by their notorious touchiness regarding attempts by foreign directors to stage their national classics.
home.the-wire.com /~steph/rfrr/rfmteo.html   (465 words)

 Skeletons found in Moscow cellar : World
MOSCOW, Oct. 5 Construction workers found 34 skeletons and a rusty pistol in the basement of a building in Moscow near the Kremlin.
The cellar may have been used for secret executions carried out under the Soviet Union, the Moscow Times said.
Vladimir Korobkov, a spokesman for the Moscow City Police, said the bodies appeared to have been buried in shallow graves or to have had earth thrown on them, the Times said.
www.earthtimes.org /articles/show/119680.html   (248 words)

 The Moscow News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Politkovskaya, a prominent reporter for the virulently oppositionist Novaya Gazeta weekly and other publications critical of the Kremlin since the late Nineties, was gunned down in the elevator of her Moscow apartment after returning from a supermarket at about 5 p.m.
Russia's Empress Elizabeth did not show much interest in the discovery of this new land, but at the same time she did not omit to issue an edict to tax the local population.
Vladimir Spivakov went into charity at a time when the concept itself was seen as a bourgeois freak.
english.mn.ru /english   (884 words)

 Moscow times 26nov96   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Away from the scrutiny of the Moscow press, roughly one-fourth of the country's provinces have adopted flagrantly unconstitutional measures which restrict the rights of religious minorities.
The rapid spread of such measures, and the courts' failure to curb them, suggest that Russia is not even trying to become a state governed by law.
An executive order in the Tver region, northwest of Moscow, denies accreditation to religious groups which are "structural subunits of foreign religious organizations located outside the borders of the Russian Federation"- -language which could easily be interpreted to cover all Roman Catholics.
www.stetson.edu /~psteeves/relnews/uzzell.html   (653 words)

 Virtual Tour of Russia
Moscow Guest House also operates a Youth Hostel type dorm which is inexpensive if you are able to put up with roommates.
At one time this was the worlds largest department store, but now it is more of a mall type site with hundreds of small stores selling Russian and western goods.
If you are using the METRO alone for the first few times have a Russian friend or associate write down the name of the stops and transfer points down in Russian and English for you.
www.webzonecom.com /russia.htm   (3022 words)

 Cocktail Times | Moscow Mule
He bought one of the first Polaroid cameras and asked barmen to pose with a Moscow Mule copper mug and a bottle of Smirnoff vodka.
Then he would leave one copy of the photo at the bar and take a second copy to the bar next door to show them that their competitors were selling their concoction.
With a little time, you can funnel your energy into creating colorful and flavored vodkas, offering a taste that is all your own.
www.cocktailtimes.com /vodka/moscowmule.shtml   (187 words)

 Nation & World | Hitler's birthday met with fear in Moscow | Seattle Times Newspaper
MOSCOW — A leading Moscow university ordered its foreign students on Thursday to stay in their dormitories for the next three days due to fears of ethnic violence before and after Adolf Hitler's birthday.
The move by Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy underscores the failure of Russian authorities to stem xenophobia and racism that are feeding a marked rise in hate crimes.
In the past, Moscow authorities have also closed some outdoor markets, where many traders are dark-skinned foreigners, for several days before Hitler's birthday to avoid violence.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/nationworld/2003674117_russians20.html   (338 words)

 Moscow Times
The paradox here is that the reformers are thus appealing to the worst qualities of the Soviet experience, to what actually led to the superpower's demise.
They're remembering the "big battalions" and the "strong hand." And at the same time, the authorities are trying not to think about the more attractive features of Soviet society, particularly in its early, heroic period — relative (i.e.
And at a time when all that was Soviet was called awkward, dangerous and outdated, many journalists explained to us that our system of education was no good, because innumerable hours were spent studying the history of the party and Marxism-Leninism.
www.zmag.org /moscow_times.htm   (1439 words)

 Moscow Guide
Two women at the top of their game are set to electrify the Moscow concert scene this summer — on June 7 at B1 Maximum, Macy Gray and on July 13 at Olimpiisky Stadium, Nelly Furtado.
And while a list of things we won’t miss about Moscow might well fill a book, even the most raving of Russophobes would admit that there are certain charms that belong to the Russian capital alone.
It would seem that the laws of supply and demand don’t really apply to Moscow: as steakhouses proliferate wildly, the price of an average steak has soared into the stratosphere, with some restaurants demanding as much as 2,000 rubles for a 500-ounce cut of meat.
www.themoscowtimes-go.ru   (354 words)

 Russian Military Hazing, Abuse, Desertion - CDI Russia Weekly #239
Similar to a recent mass desertion from a unit near Moscow, the soldiers took a train to the city and went directly to the St. Petersburg office of the Soldiers' Mothers Committee to complain of abuse by their commanding officers.
This abuse often leads to desertions, shooting incidents and widespread suicides by conscripts who are physically and sometimes sexually assaulted, according to evidence gathered by Soldiers' Mothers and other human rights groups.
But the recent mass desertions from units near Moscow and St. Petersburg seem to be a special case.
www.cdi.org /russia/239-8.cfm   (708 words)

 The St. Petersburg Times - Opinion - Chris Floyd's Global Eye
Actions once unthinkable will be accepted as routine: government by executive fiat, the murder of "enemies" selected by the leader, undeclared war, torture, mass detentions without charge, the looting of the national treasury, the creation of huge new "security structures" targeted at the populace.
In time, all this will come to seem "normal," as the chill of autumn feels normal when summer is gone.
The CIA has also been given authority to take part in domestic surveillance and investigation for the first time.
www.sptimes.ru /index.php?action_id=2&story_id=5869   (990 words)

 The Moscow Times: Reflections 1992-2002
Staff at Moscow's first English-language daily have selected more than 150 of its photographers' best pictures from 1992 to 2002.
It does, however, offer reflections of a decade's news and faces, as seen through the eyes of The Moscow Times' photographers.
The photobook can be purchased in central news stalls, large supermarkets in Moscow, selected outlets in Samara, Kazan and Novosibirsk, and by ordering online.
www.book.moscowtimes.ru /main_eng.htm   (173 words)

 Moscow Times
For although we must now hail the warlords of the Northern Alliance as noble defenders of civilization, the fact is that for some time they have also functioned as one of the world's biggest drug-dealing operations.
Indeed, one of the main sticking points between the holy warriors of the alliance and their ideological brethren in the Taliban has been control of the profitable poppy, which by God's grace grows so plentifully in a land otherwise bereft of natural resources.
Come harvest time, the drug lords -- sorry, the noble warlords -- will take their cut and ship the dope off to pollute the minds of decadent infidels in the West.
makethemaccountable.com /articles/Global_Eye_Gainspotting.htm   (1023 words)

 Daylife's profile for The Moscow Times - news, photos, and information
The Moscow Times is a mainstream news source, published at http://www.moscowtimes.ru/indexes/01.h...
If you are the publisher of The Moscow Times, contact us and learn more about how you can use Daylife's platform to add new products to your own site and also drive more distribution for your content.
We don't have a bio for The Moscow Times.
www.daylife.com /source/The_Moscow_Times   (907 words)

 Karma Bar (Bar/Club) - GO! Magazine: Moscow night & day
If you don't know where to start your Moscow clubbing experience, this would be a great place to break the ice.
I'm in Moscow after 6 years and I find this place really cool, the girls are friendly and hot.
I was in Moscow for a week and went to Karma Bar on the Friday and Saturday night.
www.go-magazine.ru /venues/show/1609   (496 words)

 Letter to the Moscow Times
The premier public administration school in Russia today is not the bizarre school Pyanykh profiles, but the School of Public Administration at Moscow State University, or MGU.
I have been teaching in the MGU program this fall and have been deeply impressed by the work of the faculty and administration in building this new school at a very difficult time.
The School of Public Administration was launched as an institute of MGU in 1993 by rector Viktor Sadovnichy, under the leadership of Dean Alexei Surin, and has been growing by leaps and bounds around a new model of public administration education for Russia.
www.maxwell.syr.edu /collaboration/msu/MoscowTimes.htm   (552 words)

 Smokescreen Around Chechnya - Worldpress.org
Shocked by gory images of federal servicemen burned in their tanks by Chechen rebels, the public became increasingly critical of the first war as it dragged on, and the Kremlin eventually backed down and negotiated a peace agreement with the separatists in August 1996.
By the time the second war began, however, federal authorities had designed and introduced a comprehensive system to limit the access of journalists to Chechnya and shape their coverage.
Journalists complying with the rules had to rely on spokesmen of the federal troops on the ground or, in Moscow, on Putin’s longtime Chechnya spokesman, Sergei Yastrzhembsky, or the officials who showed up for regular off-the-record briefings at the Rosinformtsentr press center, which was specifically set up to provide the Kremlin’s spin on the war.
www.worldpress.org /Europe/2048.cfm   (1225 words)

Like spices used by a good chef, it is hard to separate it from the final effect of his prose.
Genis' friend, the late writer Sergei Dovlatov, described his theory of laughter as follows: "A sense of humor is a tool of cognition: If you are researching a phenomenon, find out what's funny about it, and it will reveal itself to you in full.
He examines his subjects with such unflagging attention to the tiniest aspects of their being that one cannot help thinking of the various optical devices he must have used: microscopes, telescopes and possibly a magic lantern.
www.russianpress.com /glas/review-genis.html   (981 words)

 Moscow Times   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The prime minister -- who months ago appeared to be the first Russian leader in a long time ready to take responsibility for his actions -- is now running from that responsibility.
Putin, they believe, is the one politician loyal to their economic interests who can defeat Primakov or the mayor of Moscow, Yury Luzhkov.
This time around, however, it is one of their own -- Putin -- who is in charge.
www.ceip.org /programs/ruseuras/MikeChechnya102599.htm   (969 words)

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