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Video: Russian Model Accidentally Kills Herself While Showing Off Topless On Social Media

A popular Russian model died in an accident while showing off topless and hanging out of the window of a speeding car. Natalia Borodina, 35, from Moscow, was killed in the Dominican Republic after smashing her head on a pole while hanging out of a moving vehicle. In the video taken …

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Train Collides with Bus in Russia, Killing At Least 19

Russian officials say a train has slammed into a bus at a railway crossing east of Moscow, killing at least 19 people — many of them apparently citizens of Uzbekistan. Regional police said the collision occurred at around 3:30 a.m. (0030 GMT/UTC) on October 6 near a train station close …

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Stadium Being Built For 2018 World Cup In Russia Catches Fire

A stadium which is being built for next summer’s World Cup has caught fire. Thick black smoke has been spotted coming out of the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium – which is being completed in the east Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod. It is thought the blaze in a commentary box started …

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South African court rules nuclear plan unlawful, must be set aside

South Africa’s controversial push to build a fleet of new nuclear plants suffered a setback on Wednesday after the High Court set aside the procurement process and a pre-agreement with Russia. South Africa, which has the continent’s only nuclear power station, has asked power utility Eskom to procure an additional …

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Jehovah’s Witnesses Banned in Russia, Labelled “Extremist” Organisation

Russian Supreme Court on Thursday labeled the Jehovah’s Witnesses an “extremist” organization and banned the religious group from the country. “It’s very disappointing to us, because I think it became clear during the hearings that Jehovah’s Witnesses are in no way extremists or any kind of threat to Russia or …

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Cargo ship with 12 crew sinks in Black Sea

A cargo vessel with 12 crew members aboard sank on Wednesday morning off Russia’s Black Sea coast, authorities said as they searched for some of the seamen who are still missing. The cargo ship — which was transporting grain from Russia’s southern Rostov region to Turkey — went missing from …

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