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Thousands rally in Moscow to mourn slain opposition leaderThousands of people rallied in Moscow on Sunday to mourn the death of former Russian deputy prime minister and opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down last week. 
Olympic flame goes out in Moscow's torch relayRussian President Vladimir Putin ceremoniously lit the Olympic flame in Moscow on Sunday. However, the relay to Sochi got off to a rocky start when the flame briefly went out during the loop through the Kremlin. A security guard had to re-light it with a cigarette lighter#
Usain Bolt admits 'I'm a legend' after 200m title in Moscow Usain Bolt wins the men's 200m title at the World Athletics Championships in Moscow, finishing in 19.66sec. After the race, Bolt says he wants to add to his legend status to ensure he is remembered as one of the greatest. The Jamaican claims his next goal is to win the Olympic 100m and 200m for the third consecutive time, which would make him the first person to do so. #
Moscow's Metropol Hotel sells for $275 million

One of Moscow’s most distinctive landmarks, Hotel Metropol has sold Thursday for 275 million US dollars - after an auction organised by the Moscow city government as part of its privatisation programme.#