All Posts Tagged With: "Moscow"

McDonald’s celebrates 20 tasty years in Moscow

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McDonald’s celebrates 20 tasty years in Moscow

Russians considered fast food items to be delicacies back in 1990, when the cuisine first arrived in Moscow. McDonald's opened in the Russian capital 20 years ago, and the company recently marked the anniversary. Oksana Boyko of Russia Today reports how McDonald's was more than just fast food.

Posted: March 4, 2010 16:09   Comments: 1
Daily News Brief: Iran, Afghanistan and the Chinese military

Daily News Brief

Daily News Brief: Iran, Afghanistan and the Chinese military

Read today's top news stories as compiled by Worldfocus staff. Today, progress in Iran; Chinese military might; and a journey in photographs through Beirut's historic markets.

Posted: October 21, 2009 11:54   Comments: 0
Restoring Joseph Stalin’s image: History or heresy?

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Restoring Joseph Stalin’s image: History or heresy?

In Russia, an effort to restore a Moscow train station has many people concerned the project is also trying to restore the image of former dictator Joseph Stalin. Nina Khruscheva, the granddaughter of former Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev, discusses Stalin's continuing appeal.

Posted: September 16, 2009 15:48   Comments: 17
As work leaves Russia, so do migrants

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As work leaves Russia, so do migrants

Many of the immigrants who came to Russia looking for work and better lives are currently suffering a dramatic reversal of fortune due to the hard hit Russia has taken from the recession.

Posted: August 27, 2009 12:07   Comments: 0
From Russia — not with love, but with results

Nina Hachigian (blog)

From Russia — not with love, but with results

It’s not going to be an easy or smooth road with Moscow, writes Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian, since Russia and the U.S. disagree on key questions like the importance of a free press and the status of Georgia. But a stable, working relationship with Russia will best further U.S. interests.

Posted: July 7, 2009 16:44   Comments: 1

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