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Volgograd authorities canceled mass events for New Year's Eve, one of Russia's most popular holidays ... They're trying not to go outside if they don't have to," said 20-year-old Yulia Kuzmina, a student. "We get a feeling that a war has started.
And when 5ft 2in Yulia Lipnitskaya takes to the ice tonight in what is now ... A neighbour in Yekaterinburg, Valentina Popova recalled: 'When Yulia's mother Daniela became pregnant, her father Slava was conscripted into the army and did not return.
This surge of interest from travelers in the United States is expected, said Nadia Popova, the travel project manager for Euromonitor International, a Chicago-based market research company. “Britain, historically, is an expensive vacation destination.
You can trade anywhere these days. So why not demand a bribe? Fresh from their success sinking the CMDX, the CDS clearinghouse founded by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Citadel Investment Group, the Wall Street oligarchs are now insisting upon tribute.
Yuna Kim will be pushing for her second consecutive Winter Olympic gold medal on Thursday as she competes in the Free Skate program. Kim leads after Wednesday's Short Program, but still has a lot to do with a number of competitors right behind her.
Gracie Gold of the United States can reel in a lot of commercial ... Asked how she feels about going up against Lipnitskaya, Gold said: “Yulia is a machine and an excellent skater. When it comes down to competition, it’s not always about the best.
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Between Arizona and Times Square, the needle has been pushed way to the right. So that even an enforcement-heavy immigration bill will appear "moderate" in comparison to Arizona.
So if a cruise vacation is in your future (and I can give you many reasons it should be), take a look at what essentially becomes “Arizona West” every summer, and consider setting sail from San Diego. San Diego is about a 5.5-hour drive from Phoenix.