BREAKING NEWS

2009-10-30

World

Chirac ordered to stand trial

He may be one of France’s most popular former presidents, but Jacques Chirac has a rendezvous with justice. Two years after leaving the Elysee

World

Stalin's victims remembered

As Russians pay tribute to the victims of Stalin’s purges at memorial services across the country, President Dmitry Medvedev has launched a scathing

Europe

Blair's EU star wanes

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair was much talked-about at the EU summit and beforehand, but his chances of filling the new post of individual

Culture

The Book of Masters

Russian family fantasy film “The Book of Masters” is the first Walt Disney release to be produced in Russia by Disney’s CIS division. It is based

World

Eurozone unemployment hits 9.7%

Unemployment in the eurozone reached 9.7 per cent last month, that is its highest level in nearly 11 years. Spain has been hit particularly hard