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Ancient Buildings At Palmyra, Destroyed By ISIS, May Really Get Rebuilt

“The ancient city of Palmyra in Syria, which was severely damaged by ISIS militants in 2015, appears to be heading toward reconstruction. In November, a memorandum of understanding on rebuilding the city’s Triumphal Arch was signed between Syria’s Directorate-General of Antiquities and Museums and Russia’s Stone Industry Association, which is based in Yekaterinburg.” – The Art Newspaper
Tags: Art, Isis, Russia, Syria, Palmyra, Visual, Yekaterinburg, 01.11.21, Directorate General of Antiquities, Stone Industry Association


Renegade priest occupies Russian convent

A renegade cleric is occupying a convent outside of Yekaterinburg in the Ural Mountains after falling out with the Russian Orthodox Church because of his coronavirus-denying sermons.
Tags: Europe, News, Russian Orthodox Church, Ural Mountains, Yekaterinburg


Renegade priest occupies convent

A renegade cleric is occupying a convent outside of Yekaterinburg in the Ural Mountains after falling out with the Russian Orthodox Church because of his coronavirus-denying sermons.
Tags: News, Stories, Russian Orthodox Church, Ural Mountains, Yekaterinburg


Renegade priest occupies Russian convent

A renegade cleric is occupying a convent outside of Yekaterinburg in the Ural Mountains after falling out with the Russian Orthodox Church because of his coronavirus-denying sermons.
Tags: Cnn, Russian Orthodox Church, Ural Mountains, Yekaterinburg


Canucks’ Nikita Tryamkin and the Salary Cap Struggle

Things between enigmatic defenceman Nikita Tryamkin and the Vancouver Canucks are heating up. A couple of weeks ago, TSN1040 and The Athletic Vancouver contributor Rick Dhaliwal provided an update on the status of the enigmatic Russian blueliner, among other things. Before going any further here, check out Rick’s post below: Updates on Tryamkin, Rathbone and Brackett.Read: https://t.co/rtXyV0Go2p— Rick Dhaliwal (@DhaliwalSports) May 8, 2020 Rick is under the impression it would ...
Tags: Sport, Vancouver, AHL, Hockey, NHL, North America, Bfg, Vancouver Canucks, Canucks, Rick, Desjardins, Willie Desjardins, Jordie Benn, Derek Dorsett, Erik Gudbranson, Leivo


Canadiens: Looking Back at the 2017 Trade Deadline Acquisitions

The 2016-17 season was an interesting one for the Montreal Canadiens. After a solid start turned into a second-half collapse in 2015-16, the team went into the offseason with a different outlook and added a number of key pieces to help them down the line. Related: All-Time Best Players for Defunct NHL Teams KHL star Alexander Radulov was signed to a one-year deal worth $5 million, Chicago Blackhawks agitator Andrew Shaw was acquired during that year’s NHL entry draft, and fan-favorite P.K...
Tags: Sport, Dusseldorf, Austria, Kings, Rangers, Detroit Red Wings, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Montreal, St Louis, Calgary Flames, San Jose Sharks, King, New York Rangers, Chicago Blackhawks


Revisiting Jim Benning’s Drafts – 2014

Since Jim Benning became general manager of the Vancouver Canucks in 2014, he has presided over six drafts and selected 43 players. Amongst those are current NHL stars Brock Boeser, Quinn Hughes, and Elias Pettersson. That’s quite the success rate for a team that has struggled in the past at the draft table. Related: Who’s Never Picked #1 in the Draft So in honour of yet another one of his draft picks making an impact at the NHL level, I thought it would be a good time to start a series of...
Tags: Sport, Alaska, Comets, Nashville, Ncaa, Philadelphia, Vancouver, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Calgary Flames, San Jose Sharks, Sharks, Calgary, Chicago Blackhawks, Anaheim Ducks


Russia: 2 elephants escape from circus

PHOTO provided by Anna Dubrovskaya, in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. When a circus troupe tried to load the animals into a truck to head to the next destination, they resisted, and walked away. In Russia's third-largest city, Yekaterinburg, some residents recently witnessed two elephants wandering snowy streets, after escaping from an Italian circus passing through town. It's fun in the snow for two elephants who escaped from a circus in Russia's third-biggest cit...
Tags: Europe, Post, News, Weird, Animals, Russia, Sad, Elephants, Animal Cruelty, Odd, Wonderful Creatures, Karla, Yekaterinburg, Yekaterinburg Russia, Elephants Should Be Free, Anna Dubrovskaya


From Snow to Shining Snow – Russia Beyond Moscow

Russia is the world’s largest country, but most visitors confine themselves to a tiny portion of it: Moscow and St. Petersburg. While both of those cities are absolutely worth a trip, or several, they do give off the impression that Russian history is a story of all-powerful tsars, leaving only hazy images of the taiga (snow forest biome) and quaint peasant life from landscapes in art museums and folk shows in “traditional” restaurants. The truth is, Russia is far more diverse than most peop...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Featured, Russia, Beijing, Arctic, Moscow, Kremlin, St Petersburg, Russian Federation, Mongols, Rtw Travel, Anton Chekhov, Tula, Tolstoy


Russian Holidays: Travel, Adventure and Tips for Your Trips

If you are thinking of a trip to the world’s largest country, you have to make hard choices, as it is not possible to see all the treasures Russia can offer in one tour. Moscow and St Petersburg are the must-see destinations you will find in nearly all Russia tours. If you choose Russia guided tours, you will definitely be offered to visit charming historical towns and villages, such as Veliky Novgorod, Pskov, and Suzdal, which are easily reached from the main metropoles. Trips to Russia from u...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Russia, Moscow, St Petersburg, Kamchatka, Rostov, Tolstoy, Lake Baikal, Pushkin, Yekaterinburg, Suzdal, Veliky Novgorod Pskov, Don Irkutsk


Russian city cancels cathedral construction after protests

MOSCOW (AP) — The governor of Russia’s Urals region says a plan to build a Russian Orthodox cathedral in a popular park will be cancelled after protests that drew nationwide attention. Unsanctioned demonstrations in the Ural Mountains city of Yekaterinburg were held for several consecutive days — a rare show of defiance in Russia where […]
Tags: News, Russia, Ap, Nation, Moscow, Ural Mountains, Yekaterinburg


Russian city of Yekaterinburg rejects plan to build church in park

Residents of a city in the Urals vote against a proposal to build a cathedral in a beloved park.
Tags: News, Yekaterinburg


Yekaterinburg church protests: Putin calls for poll to solve row

An opinion poll will now be held to ascertain whether or not be build a church in a popular park.
Tags: News, Putin, Yekaterinburg


Activists storm Yekaterinburg park in protest against new church

Several are detained in Yekaterinburg at protests against a church being built in a "favourite" park.
Tags: News, Yekaterinburg


Watchdog group counts 12 arrests at Russia cathedral protest

MOSCOW (AP) — A group that monitors police actions and political repression in Russia says at least 12 people have been detained in Russia’s fourth-largest city while protesting plans to start construction of a cathedral in a city park. Hundreds of people turned out in Yekaterinburg for the second consecutive day of demonstrations against the […]
Tags: News, Russia, Ap, Nation, Moscow, Yekaterinburg


Russians opposing Yekaterinburg cathedral clash with police

MOSCOW (AP) — Several hundred demonstrators protesting plans to construct a cathedral in a park in Russia’s fourth-largest city have clashed with police. Some of the demonstrators in Yekaterinburg have torn down fences set up to protect the construction site as police tried to wrest the barriers away on Monday. Protesters set up at least […]
Tags: News, Russia, Ap, Nation, Moscow, Yekaterinburg


This 3D Graffiti Art Will Play Tricks On Your Mind

Created by Spektr art collective (previously) from Yekaterinburg, Russia, these artworks are both artistic and educational. Spektr proposes a new approach to public space design, a way to explore local identity by creating murals depicting historical artifacts that are usually hidden inside museums. More: Facebook... Source
Tags: Design, Russia, Streetart, Yekaterinburg, Yekaterinburg Russia, Spektr


Russia's RDIF, Germany's Siemens sign deal on $4.5 billion rail link

Russia's RDIF sovereign wealth fund and a unit of Germany's Siemens signed an agreement on working together on a 300 billion rouble ($4.5 billion) high-speed rail link between the Russian cities of Chelyabinsk and Yekaterinburg, RDIF said on Friday.
Tags: Money, Germany, Russia, businessNews, Siemens, Chelyabinsk, Yekaterinburg


5 destinations you must check out while you are traveling through the Trans-Siberian railway

The Trans-Siberian Express offers breathtaking views throughout Russia. It’s one of the longest journeys that you could take, and it holds the record for the longest train with a length of about 6000 miles. What’s more, routes from the railways go into China, Mongolia and even North Korea. One of the longest journeys of the world throughout the coldest spaces where train tracks have been laid makes for a wonderful journey. Still, wondering what you can do on a Trans Siberian holiday? Here are ...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, North Korea, Russia, Mongolia, Travel Blog, Trans-siberian, Ulaanbaatar, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Peter, Chekhov, Ural, Tomsk, Perm, Ural Mountains


32 Years Ago an Aeroflot Pilot Bet He Could Land an Airplane Blind. He Couldn’t.

Somehow I wasn't familiar with the story of Aeroflot flight 6502 from Yekaterinburg to Kuibyshev to Grozny. On October 20, 1986 the pilot of the Tupolev Tu-134A bet his co-pilot that he could land the plane blind. He would draw the curtains on the cockpit windows and make an instrument-only approach. Continue reading 32 Years Ago an Aeroflot Pilot Bet He Could Land an Airplane Blind. He Couldn’t....
Tags: Travel, Advice, Aeroflot, Grozny, Yekaterinburg, Kuibyshev


Viral Tide: How Russia became the new frontline in the war on HIV/AIDS

In February this year, Oksana Bobok woke up in a Yekaterinburg hospital to be told her unborn child had been aborted. “I’d been in a coma for a month and a half. It was save me, or save the child. They chose to save me,” she said.  It was the bitter culmination of an advanced HIV-related infection the 34-year-old former heroin addict had unwittingly been living with for most of adult life.  Now wheelchair bound and partially paralysed, Ms Bobok’s calamitous fall from health is made all the more ...
Tags: News, Russia, Africa, US, Ukraine, Britain, Margaret Thatcher, Paris, Moscow, Who, Un, Kremlin, St Petersburg, Eastern Europe, Roland Oliphant, Central Asia


Tonik Slam ft. Tha Chill – “White Russian” (Teaser)

International recording artist Tonik Slam has been quiet for a lil bit since his highly-publicized arrival a couple of years ago. Shaking the rust off and back in the saddle, the Yekaterinburg-born emcee previews his return to the prime with the release his teaser trailer for the new track, “White Russian”. On the track, Tonik teams up with popular group Tha Chill for reemergence with a promising new direction in today’s music. “White Russian” is a promising return single for the rising star....
Tags: Videos, Jazz, West Coast, Yekaterinburg, Kokane, Tonik, Tha Chill, Tonik Slam, White Russian, Tonik Slam Known, XZIBIT ONYX, Raekwon Wu Tang Best, Kokane Kurupt


NHL Rumors: Quenneville, Nylander, Sens, Canucks, More

In today’s rumor rundown, the Ottawa Senators are dealing with the fallout of the video, and while it might hurt the future of the coaching staff, it doesn’t seem to be affecting the contract extension talks of a star forward. The Canucks are keeping a close eye on a young defensive prospect who headed over the KHL and there is talk about what’s next for the recently fired Joel Quenneville. Finally, with the William Nylander contract situation, teams are starting to hang around the Maple Leafs g...
Tags: New York, Toronto, Sport, Chicago, Gm, Vancouver, Hockey, NHL, North America, St Louis, Ducks, Anaheim Ducks, New York Islanders, Ottawa, Islanders, Maple Leafs


Selfie-Takers Accidentally Damage Goya And Dalí Works In Russia

In a slightly different twist on the usual heedless-selfiers-wreck-priceless-art tale, a group of four girls at an exhibition in Yekaterinburg gathered for a snap on one side of a temporary wall — and on the other side were hanging Goya’s Bravissimo! etching from Los Caprichos and Dalí’s riff on said etching. The girls knocked the wall over; it landed on top of the artworks and barely missed another museumgoer. (includes video)
Tags: Art, Russia, Goya, Visual, Dali, Yekaterinburg, 11.06.18, Los Caprichos


Kylian Mbappe appears on the front of Time magazine

Is there any player in the history of football that has seen a rise quite like Kylian Mbappe’s? With a string of major honours already on his resume, PSG’s 19-year-old sensation is quickly becoming football’s new poster boy. Adding to the awards, Mbappe has become just the fourth footballer to grace the front cover of Time Magazine. He joins Lionel Messi, Neymar and Mario Balotelli on the prestigious list. Out now: My @TIME international cover interview on @KMbappe. I asked Mbappé how he’s hand...
Tags: Europe, France, Time, Nike, Sport, Soccer, Paris, Mario Balotelli, Peru, Monaco, Psg, Antoine Griezmann, Ligue, Ballon, Lionel Messi Neymar, Kylian Mbappe


The Concert Hall That’s Inspired by Sound Waves

This visually engaging and beautifully striking building is the design for the new home of the Ural Philharmonic Orchestra. Its wildly unique and organic profile has been rather appropriately inspired by the shape of sound waves… this theme continues towards the interior, where its presence is somehow only more alluring. The 1,600-seat concert hall is awash with organic forms and clean curves.Also contained within the elegant exterior is a 400- seat chamber-music hall, and like the larger hall...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Yekaterinburg, Zaha Hadid Architects, Weiner Gardens, Ural Philharmonic Orchestra


Zaha Hadid Architects wins bid for Russias new Sverdlovsk Philharmonic Concert Hall

Zaha Hadid Architects has won an international design competition for the new Sverdlovsk Philharmonic Concert Hall in Yekaterinburg, Russia. Conceived with the firm’s signature curves, the futuristic design beat out 47 competing teams. The proposed building will supplement the existing Sverdlovsk Philharmonic building that dates back to 1936 and provide a new inspirational venue for housing the city’s acclaimed Ural Philharmonic Orchestra. Organized by the Ministry of Construction and Infrastr...
Tags: Design, Russia, Architecture, Gallery, Va, Zaha Hadid, Carousel Showcase, Orchestra, Plaza, Yekaterinburg, Concert Hall, Music Hall, Sverdlovsk region, Yekaterinburg Russia, Civic Plaza, Zaha Hadid Architects


Board Question #91271: For Alumni week, and if it doesn't take too much ...

Q: Dear 100 Hour Board,For Alumni week, and if it doesn't take too much effort, could you update the answers to Question #70656 with the recently announced temples? Especially yayfulness's video, if he's around.-Thinks its still SO Cool! A: Dear thinker, Greetings from significantly beyond the end of alumni week! In my defense, I finally bought Crusader Kings 2 as a graduation gift to myself and it's taken over my life I've had a very busy last few months. But this wouldn't be a yayfulness t...
Tags: Google, Asia, South Korea, Europe, Japan, UK, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, China, Wikipedia, Russia, India, Church, Beijing, Canada, United States


YouDo.com raises $17 mln

YouDo.com said Sept. 19 that it raised $17 million. PJSC MTS, which led the round, accounted for $12 million. Current shareholders also took part in the round. YouDo.com, of Moscow provides an online platform that allows users to find professionals to perform their private or business-related tasks including cleaning and housekeeping, freight transport and courier delivery. PRESS RELEASE MOSCOW, September 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Russian online service YouDo.com has raised additional funds in a n...
Tags: Russia, Trends, Moscow, Mts, MBT, UCP, Yekaterinburg, VC Deals, MTSS, Moscow St Petersburg Nizhny Novgorod Kazan, Alexander Gorbunov, Alex ei Gidirim Co Founder of YouDo, Sergey Solonin


100,000 Orthodox Pilgrims Remember the Execution of the Last Tsar's Family

About 100,000 Russian Orthodox pilgrims made the trek to Yekaterinburg where Tsar Nikolai II and his family were murdered by a Bolshevik execution squad a century ago today. As history has shown, this was only the beginning of the persecution and murder of Orthodox Christians by the Jewish led Bolshevik Party that was consumed by hate for religion in general, and Orthodox Christianity in particular. ВЕЧНАЯ ПАМЯТЬ! / ETERNAL MEMORY https://www.rferl.org/a/thousands-ma.../29371599.html https://y...
Tags: Weapon, Religious Discussion, Yekaterinburg, Bolshevik Party, Tsar Nikolai II