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August 22, 1991 | Reuters
A Denver publisher that is the sole North American distributor of the independent Soviet news agency Interfax has been in the middle of the Soviet crisis, feeding news to the White House, newspapers and TV networks. "We were supposed to start (distributing Interfax) on Sept. 3, but we've been working straight since 9:15 p.m." on the first reports of the coup, said Pamela Lush, founder of DGL International Publishing.
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August 22, 1991 | Reuters
A Denver publisher that is the sole North American distributor of the independent Soviet news agency Interfax has been in the middle of the Soviet crisis, feeding news to the White House, newspapers and TV networks. "We were supposed to start (distributing Interfax) on Sept. 3, but we've been working straight since 9:15 p.m." on the first reports of the coup, said Pamela Lush, founder of DGL International Publishing.
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October 24, 1999 | From Associated Press
Moscow consolidated its forces around this Chechen capital Saturday as rebel fighters braced for a Russian attack. A Chechen spokesman said that the city of Argun, east of Grozny, came under Russian artillery fire Saturday morning and that bombs were heard overnight in the north. Russian warplanes flew 10 sorties against suspected rebel sites in Chechnya in the 24-hour period since Friday, Russia's media center in the neighboring republic of Dagestan told the Interfax news agency.
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February 15, 2013 | By Sergei L. Loiko and Monte Morin, Los Angeles Times
MOSCOW - Without warning, a celestial object that NASA described as a "tiny asteroid" streaked above Russia's Ural Mountains early Friday before exploding, creating a shock wave that rattled buildings, shattered glass and injured hundreds of people. Many witnesses in Chelyabinsk said they saw a white trail across the sky and a bright flash and heard a loud explosion seconds before buildings in the eastern part of the city were jolted. Scientists said it was the largest such event in more than a century, since a blast that leveled 800 square miles of forest in 1908, the so-called Tunguska event, also in Siberia.
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October 16, 2007 | Borzou Daragahi and Ramin Mostaghim, Special to The Times
Russian President Vladimir V. Putin arrived in the Iranian capital today amid a swirl of speculation about whether Moscow would follow or reject Western plans to pressure Iran over its nuclear program. Putin and an entourage arrived here for a summit of the leaders of the five states bordering the energy-rich but ecologically threatened Caspian Sea. His visit is the first to Iran by a Russian head of state since 1943, when Josef Stalin, Winston Churchill and Franklin D.
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May 13, 1996 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Russia's intelligence service disclosed Sunday that it has expelled an American businessman for "activities damaging the interests of Russian state security," the third espionage allegation by the Kremlin in less than a week and a sign that the age of East-West trust may be over.
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