2006 in Russia
Events from the year 2006 in the Russia
Administration: claims that Putin had hand in critic's poisoning very serious
Administration officials say new claims that Russian President Vladimir Putin may have ordered the poisoning of his critic and former KGB colleague Alexander Litvinenko in 2006 are “serious” and will ...
Alexander Litvinenko: the man who solved his own murder
This week, the inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko will deliver its findings. The former Russian spy was poisoned with a cup of tea in a London hotel. Working with Scotland Yard detectives,...
Administration: claims that Putin had hand in critic's poisoning very serious
Administration officials say new claims that Russian President Vladimir Putin may have ordered the poisoning of his critic and former KGB colleague Alexander Litvinenko in 2006 are “serious” and will ...
Sky Express
CJSC Sky Express (Russian: ЗАО «Небесный Экспресс»), simply known as Sky Express and in Russian as Скай Экспресс, was a Russian low-cost airline. Its main base was Vnukovo International Airport, M...
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2006 Kamchatka earthquakes
167°05′06″E / 61.075°N 167.085°E / 61.075; 167.085The 2006 Kamchatka earthquakes were a series of powerful earthquakes that started on April 20, 2006 at 23:25 UTC (April 21, 2...
2006 Kuril Islands earthquake
The 2006 Kuril Islands earthquake was a magnitude 8.3 earthquake that hit the Kuril Islands at 11:14 UTC (8:14pm JST) on November 15, 2006. A small tsunami hit the Japanese northern coast, with a larg...
2006 Kuril Islands earthquake - Wikipedia
2006 deportation of Georgians from Russia
2006 deportation of Georgians from Russia refers to a controversial displacement of several hundreds of citizens of Georgia by the government of Russia during the 2006 Georgia-Russia crisis.The charge...
2006 deportation of Georgians from Russia - Wikipedia
FC Lokomotiv Nizhny Novgorod
FC Lokomotiv Nizhny Novgorod was a Russian football club based in Nizhny Novgorod. They spent eight seasons in the Russian Premier League.
The team of the railway workers was founded in Nizhny Nov...
FC Lokomotiv Nizhny Novgorod - Wikipedia
Assassination of Anna Politkovskaya
The assassination of Anna Politkovskaya (born 1958), the Russian journalist, writer and human rights activist, took place on 7 October 2006. She was well known for her opposition to the Chechen confli...
Yekaterinburg bridge collapse
In the Yekaterinburg bridge collapse in Russia, on September 6, 2006 (according to Itar-Tass) railway traffic was paralyzed by the collapse of an automobile bridge near the center of city.
The hea...
FC Mozdok
FC Mozdok (Russian: «Моздок») was a Russian football team from Mozdok. It played professionally in 1968-1969 and 1994-2002. Their best result was 6th place in Zone 4 of the Soviet First League in ...
FC Mozdok - Wikipedia
Russia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2006
Russia participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2006 in Athens, Greece. The Russian entry was selected internally by the Russian broadcaster Channel One Russia (C1R). Dima Bilan represented Russia ...
FC Torpedo Pavlovo
FC Torpedo Pavlovo (Russian: «Торпедо» (Павлово)) was a Russian football team from Pavlovo. It played professionally in 1961-1970 and 1992-2003. Their best result was 9th place in Zone 5 of the So...
Alexander Litvinenko assassination theories
Several theories on the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko were circulated following his death from polonium 210 poisoning on 23 November 2006. Litvinenko was a former officer of Russian Federal Se...
Alexander Litvinenko assassination theories - Wikipedia
Basmanny market roof collapse
Basmanny market's roof had collapsed of February 23, 2006 in Moscow. 66 citizens of Azerbaijan, Russia, Georgia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan were killed. The architect of the market was Nodar Kancheli.<...
2006 Moscow market bombing
The 2006 Moscow market bombing occurred on August 21, 2006, when a self-made bomb of the power of more than 1 kg of TNT exploded at Moscow's Cherkizovsky Market frequented by foreign merchants. ...
Chechnya Spetsnaz base explosion
Chechnya Spetsnaz base explosion was the February 8, 2006, blast at the Russian Defense Ministry's special security unit barracks at Kurchaloi near Grozny, Chechnya, which killed at least 13 Russian s...
2006 Vladikavkaz Mi-8 crash
The 2006 Russian military Mil Mi-8 crash near Vladikavkaz killed 12 Russian military men, mostly high-ranking officers, among them Lieutenant-General Pavel Yaroslavtsev, deputy chief for army logisti...