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RU

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for RUSSIAN FEDERATION.

RU

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Russian Federation. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Russian bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Russia. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Russia. Many Russian federal subjects have their own codes with the prefix "RU." For example, the code for the City of Moscow is ISO 3166-2:RU:MOW.
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When, on the following evening, Ruth returned from the stroll on the Promenade which she always took after leaving the mont-de-piete , with a feeling of irritation towards things in general, this feeling was not diminished by the sight of Mr Vince, very much at his ease, standing against the mantelpiece of the tiny parlour.
Mr Warden was more than usually disappointed with Ruth during dinner.
Ruth's ideas on the subject of Mr Vince as the days went by were chaotic.
Even Ruth could appreciate that--and she was a prejudiced observer, for the sketch was a caricature of herself.
The bludgeoning of fate had not wholly scotched in Ruth a human weakness for sweets, and it was with a distinct effort that she wrapped the box up again and returned it to the sender.
Ruth, as has been stated, sat during her hours of work behind a ground-glass screen, unseen and unseeing.
The dialogues that took place on the other side of the screen were often protracted and always sordid, but none had seemed to Ruth so interminable, so hideously sordid, as this one.
He recited the details and Ruth entered them in her ledger.
When Ruth returned home that evening she found her father in the sitting-room, smoking a cigarette.
The fact that he was thinking of it and that Ruth knew that he was thinking of it, and that he knew that Ruth knew, had nothing to do with the case.
"No, no," said little Ruth, darting up, and seizing her hands.
When she awoke, she found herself snugly tucked up on the bed, with a blanket over her, and little Ruth rubbing her hands with camphor.
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