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Russia wins Macro World Cup – Bank of America

Russia has retained its top position among developing nations, according to analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Moscow is reducing its indebtedness, which makes it the leader among the largest emerging markets (GEM-10). Read more “While not through to the semi-finals of the World Cup, Russia wins the Macro Cup among our GEM-10 grouping of the biggest EMs in ...

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Russian tycoon wins compensation from model and sex coach over ‘disclosure of private life’

Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska has won 1 million roubles in compensation from two people who disclosed details of his private life by describing a yacht trip with a former senior government official. On Monday a court in Russia’s Krasnodar Region ordered Anastasiya Vashukevich and Aleksandr Kirillov to pay Deripaska 500,000 roubles (just under $ 8,000) each as compensation for damages ...

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Charlottesville organizer wins $5 after suing activist for ‘f*ck you, crybaby’ comment

Jason Kessler, the organizer of the alt-right Charlottesville march where Heather Heyer was killed, was awarded $ 5 in a suit against an activist who called him “crybaby Kessler” and said “f*ck you.” Kessler filed a $ 500 lawsuit against activist Donna Gasapo, claiming her use of profanity and insulting language could have led to violence. This was despite Kessler’s ...

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Australian woman wins right to use dead boyfriend’s sperm to have children

A woman in Queensland, Australia, has won the right in court to have children using her dead partner’s sperm. She still has to persuade the medics for the procedure to go ahead. Justice Sue Brown delivered the decision – the first of its kind for Australia – in the Brisbane Supreme Court on Wednesday. Brown determined that the woman, Ayla ...

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Russia’s Gazprom wins appeal to halt seizure of European assets

A Stockholm court’s decision to order Russia’s Gazprom to pay compensation to Ukraine’s Naftogaz has been suspended. This means Kiev can no longer demand the freezing of Gazprom’s assets in Europe. The Russian company argued that Naftogaz breached the gas delivery contract. In 2015, Ukraine opted to stop buying the contracted volume, replacing it with gas supplies from European countries. ...

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Maduro wins Venezuelan election branded ‘illegitimate & undemocratic’ by US and opposition

Nicolas Maduro has been declared the winner of Sunday’s presidential election, which saw a 46.1 percent turnout, according to Venezuela’s electoral council, after the opposition branded the vote a fraud and called for a boycott. With 92.6 percent of the vote counted, Maduro has won presidential election with 5,823,728 of the votes, National Electoral Council chief Tibisay Lucena announced. His ...

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#1917LIVE wins Digiday content marketing awards for best on Twitter

RT’s educational historical project #1917LIVE beat giants Viacom and NASCAR in the Digiday Awards’ Most Original Use of Twitter category. The Digiday Content Marketing awards recognize the content that connects brands to audiences across channels including mobile, social, video and more. This year’s winners include National Geographic, Amazon, Netflix and Refinery29. #1917LIVE was a historical re-enactment of the Russian Revolution ...

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‘Highest global recognition’: Aeroflot wins four awards at the airline Oscars

Russia’s top carrier Aeroflot has been awarded four of six prizes on offer at the 2018 Freddies, the most high-profile awards for loyalty programs, which is focused on two key sectors of tourism – airlines and hotels. Aeroflot Bonus, a loyalty program launched by the leading Russian airline, won in three categories: Best Elite Program, Best Customer Service and Best ...

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Former Russian regional leader wins slander lawsuit over Reuters report of ISIS ties

Former president of the Russian internal republic of Kalmykia and the current head of FIDE, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, says he has proved in court that a Reuters report about alleged deals with ISIS was fake and aimed to slander him. “I have won my court case against Reuters, they have already apologized and now I am expecting them to pay me ...

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Best in Education, Best use of Hashtag: RT’s #1917LIVE wins big at 10th Shorty Awards

RT’s interactive history project #1917LIVE has scooped some major honors at the prestigious Shorty Awards for social media, which announced some of its winners ahead of this year’s ceremony in New York. The #1917LIVE project won Best in Education as well as Best Twitter Partnership. In 2017, RT launched the year-long history re-enactment on Twitter, dedicated to the Russian Revolution of ...

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