Tatiana Kozhevnikova with her balls. Photos: intimfitness.com.
A Russian woman has set a new world record, lifting a 14-kg glass ball with her vagina muscles. Tatiana Kozhevnikova of Novosibirsk, aged 42, has been exercising her intimate muscles for fifteen years. Read More
A Russian woman from Novosibirsk region [has decided to name](http://en.rian.ru/russia/20090701/155402377.html) her newborn son after Michael Jackson.
Jackson fan Yevgenia Shalenko, 29, gave birth to a boy on the day of the pop legend’s death.
“My sons birthday is both the happiest and the saddest day of my life, as the first thing I learned after recovering from labor was that Jackson had died”, Shalenko told.
The woman has already filed a request to register her son as Michael Shalenko-Jackson.
A natural gas pipeline [exploded](http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article/1010/42/377036.htm) in western Moscow early Sunday, sending flames up to 200 meters into the air in what a top city official called the largest fire in the capital since World War II.
The spectacular fire drew a large crowd of onlookers, including a person who showed up wearing a Spider-Man suit but abstained from any attempts at heroics. “Mayor himself called me! — Spider-Man announced to everyone. — He asked me to save Moscow from fire!”
[More photos of fire](http://q-u-a-t-t-r-o.livejournal.com/191332.html?mode=reply) and it’s [consequences](http://1beer.livejournal.com/33508.html?mode=reply).
Yuri Gagrin, the first man in space, would have been celebrating his 75th birthday on March 9.
Gagarin was the first to make a manned space flight on board the Vostok spaceship on April 12, 1961. The flight around the Earth took 108 minutes, after which he safely landed in the Saratov Region. He [died in an air crash](http://www.itar-tass.com/eng/level2.html?NewsID=13658296&PageNum=0) in the Vladimir Region during a training flight on board a Mig-15 fighter plane together with Colonel Vladimir Seryogin on March 27, 1968.
First Russian President Boris Yeltsin on Time covers.
September 1991 и March 1993.
July 1996 и September 1998.