15:49 Russia's Putin shows off judo prowess
Russian television stations showed Putin, barefoot and clad in white kimono, doing exercises with other students and then helping them practice various holds at the judo school that he attended in his college years in St. Petersburg.
15:28 Russia wants to share great city
You can watch the sun set here at midnight, standing with scores of people at the Neva River's edge, looking across at the kaleidoscopic changing of the hues over the Sts. Peter and Paul Fortress.
14:49 Russia, OPEC to Meet Yearly
Russia and the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed Monday to hold annual ministerial meetings in an effort to improve oil market transparency as Russia assumes Group of 8 leadership.
City news archive for December' 2005
City news archive for 2005 year.