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Russian Press at a Glance, Monday, September 10, 2012

Russian Press at a Glance, Monday, September 10, 2012
11:25 10/09/2012
MOSCOW, September 10 (RIA Novosti)
Tags: Paralympic Games, Pussy Riot, Orthodox Church, APEC, Bjork, Vlad Filata, Madonna, Manuel Charr, Vitali Klitschko, Hillary Clinton, Sergei Sobyanin, Vladimir Putin, Vladivostok

POLITICS

Russian President Vladimir Putin summed up the results of the 2012 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, held in Russia’s Far Eastern city of Vladivostok

(Kommersant, Vedomosti, Rossiiskaya Gazeta, The Moscow Times, Nezavisimaya Gazeta)

Delivering another of his famous quips, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday compared the country's political opposition to omega animals, but said they are still “part of our species.”

(Vedomosti)

Russia wants to become a new global transit route connecting Europe and the countries of the Far East, Russian President Vladimir Putin said

(Vedomosti)

Moldovan Prime Minister Vlad Filata speaks about expectations from his official visit to Russia that kicks off on Monday

(Kommersant)

An opposition roundtable intended to unite opponents of President Vladimir Putin went largely ignored by the younger leaders of the protest movement, evidence that the protest camp is still in disarray, insiders and opponents said

(The Moscow Times)

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin says that if the police stop fighting against protesters the country will descend into bloody chaos

(Vedomosti)

 

ECONOMY & BUSINESS

The state will actively seek to promote consolidation within the country's banking sector, President Vladimir Putin said during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vladivostok

(The Moscow Times)

 

WORLD

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says Congress has prepared two drafts of the so-called Magnitsky List

(Vedomosti)

A wave of deadly attacks and bombings claimed the lives of over 60 people and left some 250 wounded in at least 11 cities across Iraq on Sunday

(Kommersant)

 

SOCIETY

An agreement between Russia and the United States on simplifying visa regulations between the two countries comes into force on September 9

(Kommersant)

Members of punk band Pussy Riot have released a video in which they thank musicians Madonna and Bjork for their support of the group while they rappel down the side of an abandoned building and burn a picture of President Vladimir Putin

(The Moscow Times)

 

RELIGION

The Russian Orthodox Church has sustained a "well-thought blow" aimed at testing how deep its followers’ faith is, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill said

(Rossiiskaya Gazeta)

 

CULTURE

South Korean director Kim Ki-Duk’s “Pieta” grabbed the main prize, a Golden Lion, at the 69th Venice Film Festival

(Kommersant)

 

SPORTS

Vitali Klitschko beat German challenger Manuel Charr by a fourth-round technical knockout in their bout in Moscow on Saturday to retain his WBC world heavyweight title

(Kommersant, Rossiiskaya Gazeta)

2012 Paralympic Games crossed the finish line in London with a spectacular fireworks show

(Rossiiskaya Gazeta)

Canadian hockey legend Phil Esposito talks about why his native team had no right to lose in the 1972 Summit Series against the Soviet Union

(Kommersant)

 

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