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Russian Press at a Glance, Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Russian Press at a Glance, Wednesday, September 26, 2012
09:52 26/09/2012
MOSCOW, September 26 (RIA Novosti)
Tags: KamAZ, A Just Russia, UN General Assembly, State Duma, United Russia, Mark Zuckerberg, Dmitry Rogozin, Alexei Mitrofanov, Mikheil Saakashvili, Vladimir Putin, Iran, Israel

POLITICS

 

The Russian parliament’s lower house, the State Duma, received a claim from a pensioner that Alexei Mitrofanov, a member of the Just Russia political party, received a two million ruble bribe

(Kommersant)

 

Russian President Vladimir Putin met for talks with Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker

(Rossiiskaya Gazeta)

 

The Ruling United Russia party said it will propose amendments to the law allowing harsher penalties for driving under the influence of alcohol, including steeper fines, vehicle confiscation, lifetime driving bans and a custodial sentence for repeat offenders

(Kommersant)

 

An interview with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin about the situation with weapons in Russia and the future of space research

(Rossiiskaya Gazeta)

 

 

ECONOMY & BUSINESS

 

The Russian Finance Ministry said the economic forecast for the next three years in Russia, approved by the Economic Development and Trade Ministry, is way too optimistic

(Vedomosti)

 

President Vladimir Putin, who faces the biggest protests of his 12-year rule, could lose power overnight if the oil price sinks and he fails to reduce corruption said Sergei Guriev, rector of the New Economic School in Moscow.

(The Moscow Times)

 

Russia's largest truck-maker, KAMAZ, posted a first-half 2012 IFRS net profit of 2.733 billion rubles ($88.16 million) on Tuesday, up 31 times on the figure for the same period last year

(Vedomosti)

 

 

WORLD

 

Time is running out for a diplomatic resolution to Iran’s nuclear ambitions, U.S. President Barack Obama told the United Nations General Assembly, warning that a nuclear-armed Tehran would threaten Israel’s existence, the security of the Persian Gulf nations, and global economic stability

(Kommersant)

 

Human rights activists, who gathered with the frames of the 67th UN General Assembly session in New York, criticized Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili

(Rossiiskaya Gazeta)

 

 

SOCIETY

 

Mark Zuckerberg, the head of the world's largest social network Facebook, is coming to Moscow to meet with, among others, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev

(Vedomosti)

 

When Maria, a 29-year-old St. Petersburg resident, gave birth to twin boys in June, it was not the beginning of a new chapter in her life. She was one of many new surrogate mothers.

(The Moscow Times)

 

 

CRIME

 

Police are investigating claims that an unidentified individual chopped down a cross in a St. Petersburg park on Monday

(Rossiiskaya Gazeta)

 

A Moscow court on Tuesday freed a chemist from pretrial detention who is accused of assisting importers of allegedly drug-containing poppy seeds

(The Moscow Times)

 

 

SPORTS

 

Sochi is more than 70 percent ready to host the 2014 Olympics, organizers said Tuesday as they celebrated 500 days until the opening ceremony of Russia’s first Winter Games

(Rossiiskaya Gazeta)

 

Dynamo Kiev have parted company with coach Yury Semin a day after a heavy defeat to bitter Ukrainian rivals Shakhtar Donetsk

(Kommersant)

 

 

For more details on all the news in Russia today, visit our website at http://en.ria.ru

 

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