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05/05/2008

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Protesters Cry 'May Day' Over Prices

Thousands of people used traditional May Day marches to call for something new: an end to rising food prices.

Flying Cameras and a Prayer for Medvedev

Staff Writers
The final act in Russia's highly choreographed transition of power is set to begin Wednesday at noon.

Thousands March to Protest, Celebrate

Communist supporters outnumber United Russia's 2-to-1 in Moscow, while Limonov's face is smeared with feces in St. Petersburg.

Beslan Faces Cutoff Of Electricity Supply

An unpaid bill for street lighting could plunge Beslan, the North Ossetian town that suffered the country’s worst-ever terrorist attack, into darkness if the local government doesn’t pay up.

Kazakh Inflation Leaps on Food Prices

Bloomberg
Kazakh inflation accelerated in April to an annual 19.1 percent, the highest rate since March 2000, as food prices increased.

Russia's New Strategic Industry

A decade ago, the public perception of the agriculture industry was one of subsidies, trade distortions and rigged markets. More recently, public awareness has focused on concerns over food security, price inflation and even shortages.

The New Face Of Hospitality

Although a latecomer to her family business, Katerina Oudalova wants to create a new kind of Russian hotel.

An Azeri Evening at VV

Vostochniye Vechera is a truly old-school Caucasus restaurant. Although it is situated in a rather unappealing location wedged between busy Nizhegorodskaya Ulitsa and the Third Ring Road, it strives to compensate with the fancifully decorated, free-standing building that houses it.

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