Russia plays down Sochi medals chances

Russia`s sports minister on Saturday played down the host`s chances at the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in Sochi following a bitterly disappointing 2010 performance in Vancouver.

Dec 28, 2013, 16:00 PM IST

Putin launches Soviet-style `best welder` contest

Putin has returned to other Soviet-era practices, such as
rewarding mothers for having more than one child.

Mar 29, 2012, 22:23 PM IST

China near restoring Soviet-era aircraft carrier: Report

China will use carrier as a model for its indigenously built ship in future.

Jan 22, 2011, 16:24 PM IST

Medvedev warns of Soviet-era political `stagnation`

President Medvedev warned that the ruling party`s grip on power was damaging Russia.

Nov 24, 2010, 15:31 PM IST