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Miss Russia 2014 Beauty Pageant
The finals of the Miss Russia-2014 beauty pageant took place at Barvikha Luxury Village concert hall on March 1.
Clashes in Ukraine’s Crimea
Pro- and anti-Russian demonstrators have clashed in the Crimean Peninsula following the seizure of power in Ukraine by the opposition, much of whose ranks are occupied by nationalists.
Sochi’s Beauty: Best Shots of 2014 Olympic Winter Games
On Sunday February 23, the Winter Olympics came to a close in Sochi. This image gallery features the most beautiful shots taken at the Games.
Record-Holders of the XXII Winter Olympic Games
World, Olympic and other records and achievements at the Sochi Winter Games.
Russian Heroes of the Sochi Olympics: Champions and Medalists
The Russian national team set a national record for the total number of medals it won as well as in the number of gold medals. The team won 13 gold, 11 silver and nine bronze medals at the Sochi Olympics.
Closing Ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics
Medal events of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games ended in Sochi on February. Here’s an image gallery of the closing ceremony at the Fisht stadium.
Sochi Olympics: Day 16
Three medal events took place on Sunday, the final day of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi
Sochi Olympics: Day 15
Seven medal sets were awarded in Sochi on Saturday, February 22.
Sochi Olympics: Day 14
Seven medal sets were awarded in Sochi on Friday, February 21.
Sochi Olympics: Day 13
Six medal sets were awarded in Sochi on Thursday, February 20.
Sochi Olympics: Day 12
Eight medal sets were awarded in Sochi on Wednesday, February 19.
Winter Olympics: Day 11
Seven medal sets were awarded in Sochi on Tuesday, February 18
Moscow and Sport Events in RIA Novosti’s Archive Photos
A photo exhibition, Moscow and Sport Events, has opened in Moscow. It is dedicated to the history and evolution of sport in the Russian capital.
Sochi Olympics: Day 10
Five medal sets were awarded in Sochi on Monday, February 17.
Thick Fog Covers Olympic Venues
A thick fog rolled in on Monday morning, February 17, covering Sochi and delaying numerous competitions in the 22nd Winter Olympic Games.
Sochi Olympics: Day Nine
The Olympic men zipped through the Super G and cross-country skiing relays on Sunday, February 16, while the women competed in snowboard cross and speed skating.
Sochi Olympics: Day Eight
The eighth day of the Sochi Winter Olympics saw medals awarded for the women’s Super G, cross-country skiing relay and 1,500m short track speedskating, while the men fought for medals in skeleton, 1,000m short track and ski jumping. Last but not least, the US and Russia played a dramatic game of hockey.
Sochi Olympics: Day Seven
Six medal sets were awarded in Sochi on Friday, February 14.
Evgeny Plushenko: The End of a Glittering Career
Russian two-time figure skating Olympic gold medalist Evgeny Plushenko withdrew from the men’s short competition in Sochi.
Sochi Olympics: Day Six
Six medal sets were awarded in Sochi on Thursday, February 13.
Belarus Implements Temporary 30% Commission on Foreign Currency Trade
Stratfor: Ukraine Coup Plotted by US Over Russian Stance on Syria
NYPD Cancels Christmas Parties Over Police Brutality Protests: Reports
Donetsk Stance on Prisoner Swap, Easing Economic Blockade Remains Unchanged
Minsk Group to Hold Skype Conference on Ukraine Friday: Donetsk Official
Twitter User JihadistJoe May Be Only 'Jihadist' You Would Want to Follow
Putin Discusses Donbas Situation With Merkel, Hollande, Poroshenko: Kremlin
Putin Will Meet With Journalists at Annual Press Conference on December 18
Highlights of Putin's Big Annual Press Conference 2014
EU Foreign Policy Chief Agrees to Impose New Sanctions Against Russia
This Week in Pictures
Obama Congratulates Jews on Hanukkah and Says American Released From Cuban Prison
International Migrants Day: the Ins and Outs of Migration Explained