Today in sports history for Monday, Jan. 26

...Neethling breaks his own short-course world record in the 100-meter medley, finishing in 52.01 seconds at a World Cup meet in Moscow. Neethling shaves a tenth of a second off his previous record of 52.11 set on Jan. 22.2006 - Detroit's Brendan Shanahan...
Educator Spotlight: Janna Lelchuk

...important one was a national award from Moscow, Russia in 2012: "Laureate of Artiada...Russian Olympiad in the past and traveled to Moscow as top winners in 2006-2012. The of prominent Russian writers from Moscow here in Juneau. I am on the list of Juneau...
Presentation by local ballerina Maire New Thursday at the JACC

Maire New, the first Alaskan to train at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, Russia, will be giving a presentation at the JACC on Thursday, Aug. 14, from 6-8 p.m. to help raise funds for her ballet...
Local teen invited to train at Bolshoi Academy in Moscow - the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow - beginning in October. Maire, 16...students she met during her first trip to Moscow became "like a family" to her, she...Bolshoi's intensives in New York and in Moscow.In addition to being extremely prestigious...
Usain Bolt runs to the rescue at worlds in Moscow

MOSCOW - Heading into the world championships...medals. Of the sprinters who will be in Moscow for next week's championships, he has...relinquished his U.S. sprint spots for Moscow after failing an out-of-competition...
Oil plunge is threat and boon to global economies

...ruble, has increased inflation. In local money, 95-octane gasoline costs 35.99 rubles a liter ($2.80 a gallon) in Moscow, up from 35.53 per liter two months ago.VenezuelaVenezuela pushed for an OPEC cut because it badly needs high oil prices...
Russian buildup seen as fighting rages in Ukraine

MOSCOW - Russia is resuming its military buildup...unleashed a major offensive against pro-Moscow insurgents.Russian President Vladimir...that they have enough conscience left in Moscow to take some measures," he said.There...
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US: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine

WASHINGTON - Stepping up pressure on Moscow, the U.S. on Sunday released satellite...border into Ukraine was "imminent."Moscow has angrily denied allegations of Russia's...There was no immediate comment from Moscow.The U.S. images claim to show multiple...
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Empire Editorial: Keep the Internet neutral and equal for all

...Soviet Union, they called them ZiL lanes.In the middle of Moscow's well-traveled streets was a single lane bordered by thick...1991 and the ZiL limousines went away, but if you drive in Moscow today, you'll still see the ZiL lanes, now filled with the...
Russia awards cars to its Olympic medalists

MOSCOW - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has given a Mercedes-Benz to each Olympic medalist from the host country of the 2014...


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