Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has ordered the handover of about 20 Moscow-area monasteries to the Russian Orthodox Church, returning properties seized during the Bolshevik Revolution almost a century ago.
On Monday, a man walks on cracked mud caused by underground water that leaked to the surface during Sunday's 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Mexicali, Mexico.
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The financial crisis has halted breakneck development in the Russian capital that was tearing down historic buildings and replacing them with replicas.
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The war broadened Monday as Russian troops moved beyond rebel provinces into Georgia proper.