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08/26/2013

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Presidential Order Bans Protests in Sochi During the Olympics

Public protests in heightened security zones in Sochi will be prohibited during the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games next year, according to a presidential order published Friday.

Khabarovsk Stuck in Waiting Game as Water Rises

The Far East city of Khabarovsk continued its battle against massive flooding on Sunday, as the regional government announced that the Amur River was rising at a slower pace, reaching 727 centimeters by mid-afternoon.

Railway Technology Deal Signed

The Moscow Times
United Wagon Company has signed an agreement with U.S. company Amsted Rail and received full intellectual property rights to its Motion Control bogie design, which the Russian manufacturer can also license to other companies.

Putin Helps Unveil Statue in Volgograd

The Moscow Times
A statue from a tragic time returned to the southern city of Volgograd on Friday as President Vladimir Putin met with bikers and World War II veterans for the unveiling of the Detskiye Khorovod (The Children's Dance) fountain.

'Belgorod Shooter' Given Life Sentence

A Belgorod court ruled in the case of the "Belgorod shooter" Friday, finding Sergei Pomazun guilty of killing six people in a shooting rampage in April and sentencing him to life in prison.

Ex-Soviet Hackers Dominate Cyber Crime World

Reuters
If you want to hack a phone, order a cyber attack on a competitor's website or buy a Trojan program to steal banking information, look no further than the former Soviet Union.

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