The surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect gained more than 1,500 supporters in a campaign proclaiming his innocence on VKontakte, Russia’s most popular social network.
Russian investigators broke up the country’s first counterfeiting ring that produced fake euros, Interfax reported, citing unidentified Interior Ministry officials.
Russia is opposed to creating a no- fly zone in Syria, Interfax reported, citing the Foreign Ministry.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discusses the outlook for the leadership of the International Monetary Fund.
OAO Aeroflot, Russia’s largest airline, said passenger turnover in August advanced 19 percent from the same month last year to a record 5,201 million passenger-kilometers.
M.Video, a Russian electronics retailer, said net income in the first half increased 58 percent from the same period last year to 1.2 billion rubles ($32 million).
Russia expects the value of weapons exports to reach $11 billion this year, RIA Novosti reported, citing Sergey Chemezov, head of Russian Technologies Corp., the parent company of state arms merchant Rosoboronexport.
Bandits stole $6.4 million from an armored car at gunpoint in Moscow, RIA Novosti reported.
Russia’s Central Election Commission expects more than 600 international observers to monitor voting in next month’s presidential election, RIA Novosti reported.
Troika Dialog, Russia’s oldest investment bank, said it named Anatoly Popov as head of the company’s retail business.