Mansur Mirovalev

Court victory for Russian girls switched at birth

A court awarded two Russian families $100 000 each in compensation from a maternity home that accidentally switched their daughters at birth.

BBC ‘propaganda’ taken off air in Russia

The BBC said on Friday its Russian-language FM broadcasts have been taken off the air by its Moscow distributor, which said its programmes were ''foreign propaganda''. The decision leaves the BBC's Russian-language services available only on medium and shortwave broadcasts, the BBC said in a press release.

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