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Venezuela’s Military Backs Maduro, as Russia Warns U.S. Not to Intervene

Supported by Venezuela’s Military Backs Maduro, as Russia Warns U.S. Not to Intervene Video Vladimir Padrino López, the head of Venezuela’s armed forces, reaffirmed his support for President Nicolás Maduro, saying Juan Guaidó proclaiming himself president was tantamount to a coup.CreditCreditLuis Robayo/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By Ana Vanessa Herrero ...

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Russia High-Rise Collapse an Emblem of Hardships in the Hinterlands

Supported by Russia High-Rise Collapse an Emblem of Hardships in the Hinterlands Image Much of a high-rise apartment building collapsed on Monday in Magnitogorsk, Russia, killing 39 people and shining a light on unsafe conditions.CreditCreditEmile Ducke for The New York Times By Andrew E. Kramer Jan. 5, 2019 MAGNITOGORSK, Russia ...

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Selling Real Estate in Russia? Are You Crazy?

Supported by Selling Real Estate in Russia? Are You Crazy? Image A client viewing an apartment priced at $ 160,000 in a Moscow complex whose developer went bankrupt. Russians may hesitate to move for job opportunities because of the difficulties in buying and selling homes.CreditCreditJames Hill for The New York ...

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Russia Slowly Throttles a Ukrainian Port

Supported by Russia Slowly Throttles a Ukrainian Port Image The city of Mariupol, Ukraine’s only major port on the Sea of Azov, is being slowly throttled by Russian interference in shipping traffic.CreditCreditBrendan Hoffman for The New York Times By Andrew Higgins Dec. 14, 2018 MARIUPOL, Ukraine — The din of ...

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Russia Blames a Bad Sensor for Its Failed Soyuz Rocket Launch

On Thursday, Russian officials held a press conference to reveal that they have determined what caused last month’s Soyuz mid-flight failure. The culprit: a damaged sensor on one of the rocket’s four boosters responsible for stage separation. With the investigation complete, the officials announced that they will move up the ...

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The Nuclear Power Plant of the Future May Be Floating Near Russia

Image The port of Murmansk, in far northwest Russia, is the site of a technologically advanced but potentially risky experiment: a floating nuclear power plant.CreditCreditMaxim Babenko for The New York Times The Nuclear Power Plant of the Future May Be Floating Near Russia Offshore reactors could be cheaper, safer and ...

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84 highly endangered amur leopards remain in China and Russia

Scientists estimate there are only 84 remaining highly endangered Amur leopards (Panthera pardus orientalis) remaining in the wild across its current range along the southernmost border of Primorskii Province in Russia and Jilin Province of China. This new estimate of the Amur leopard population was recently reported in the scientific ...

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