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"Leviathan", a Russian drama film directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev, won the Golden Globe for best foreign language film. It happened for the first time in almost fifty years! Probably, it can even win an Oscar in the same category. Good luck to the creators of this film! As new year is round the corner may your pockets be heavy and your heart be light, may good luck pursue you each morning and night! Happy New Year 2015 ! Tonight (December 4, 2014), the city of Grozny experienced the most massive attack of militants in recent years. During the battle, the Press House, one of the city's schools, and several other buildings were severely damaged. Nine militants and ten law enforcement officers were killed. In 2017, Russia may begin to deploy its own orbital space station, probably using the modules made for the ISS. Up to 90% of the territory of Russia and the Arctic shelf will be visible from it, this figure for the ISS is about 5%. Good idea but it is unlikely Russia will have enough money to do it by then. On the night of October 21, the business jet Dassault Falcon 50EX crashed in Vnukovo airport during takeoff - collided with a snowblower. All the people on board, the chief executive of the French oil company "Total" Christophe de Margerie and three crew members, died. More notes from Russia »
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