The Unlucky Emperor 17.08.201717 July 1998 was a warm day, abnormally bright for Petersburg. The houses along Moscovsky Avenue let down silk tricolor flags—lowered and joined with ribbonsof mouring. The traffic lights blinked yellow. The avenue, usually lively and filled with cars, was empty; policemen in white gloves stood on ceremonial, one positioned every 50 meters. “What happened?” asked Petersburgers in surprise. “We await the Emperor,” answered the sentries. “Nikolai Romanov.”
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No Russian citizen affected by terror attack in Jerusalem
According to Embassy of the RF in Israel, no Russian citizen was killed or injured in the terror attack occurred in Jerusalem yesterday, reports TASS. On Sunday afternoon, a heavy truck rammed into soldier crowd and left at least four dead and fifteen injured. The terrorist was neutralized on the spot.
President of the RF Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences to Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu, and to the families of the dead and injured, wishing the latter a speedy recovery reports Kremlin website.
According to Benjamin Netanyahu, the same acts of terror have already been carried out by supporters of Islamic State terror group, banned in many countries, including Russia, several times. He reminded about the sort of terror attack carried out in France and Germany. Benjamin Netanyahu urged the global society to join their efforts in the struggle against “the new global sort of terrorist attacks”.
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Californians Get a Call from Totma 16.08.2017Last weekend, Totma—a small town even by the Vologda Region’s standards—marked its 880-year anniversary and celebrated a traditional Russian America Day. The city once prided itself on its salt making and the seafaring merchants who traded in Siberia and America. It was a native of Totma, Ivan Kuskov, who founded Fort Ross in California, and today the town is visited by official delegations from the USA and representatives of indigenous American groups.