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Russian MP Candidate: We Will Buy the Entire Bulgaria

A lawmaker running on ruling United Russia party's ticket in the Sunday elections has said Russia will buy out the entire Bulgarian state.

World » Russia | September 19, 2016, Monday // 11:38 | Viewed: 20472

Russia Mulls Setting Up 'KGB-Like' Ministry - Reports

Russia plans the creation of a Ministry of State Security (MGB) in a large-scale institutional restructuring, sources quoted by daily Kommersant have suggested.

World » Russia | September 19, 2016, Monday // 11:11 | Viewed: 3214

Ruling Party in Russia Secures Majority in Parliament

United Russia party of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has gained a stable majority in Parliament's lower house after the general election held on Sunday, official results indicate.

World » Russia | September 19, 2016, Monday // 10:31 | Viewed: 13808

UN Top Job Race: Russia Not Ruling Out Late Entry

Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister has said Moscow sees as "likely" a late entry in the race for UN Secretary General, in an apparent reference to Kristalina Georgieva, the EU Commission Vice President for Budget and Human Resources.

World » Russia | September 19, 2016, Monday // 07:46 | Viewed: 3347

Russia Elections: Same Parties to Enter Parliament - Exit Poll

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's United Russia party has won by a landslide the elections held in the country on Sunday, but has lost some support, exit polls have suggested.

World » Russia | September 18, 2016, Sunday // 21:30 | Viewed: 2980

Tensions in Kiev, Odessa as Russians Vote in General Elections

Scuffles have broken out in front of Russia's diplomatic services in Kiev and Odessa as Russia goes to the polls.

World » Russia | September 18, 2016, Sunday // 20:17 | Viewed: 4025

US, Russia in Row over Black Sea Interception

Moscow and Washington have traded mutual accusations over an incident with aircraft over the Black Sea.

World » Russia | September 8, 2016, Thursday // 10:53 | Viewed: 3314

Russia’s Innovative Unit at Novovoronezh NPP Releases First Electricity to the Grid

An innovative, Generation III+ power unit at Novovoronezh NPP was connected to the national grid and produced the first 240 MW of electricity, Rosenergoatom, part of Rosatom, announced on Friday.

World » Russia | August 5, 2016, Friday // 16:24 | Viewed: 3819

Putin, Borisov Discuss Joint Energy Projects over the Phone

Cooperation in the implementation of joint energy projects was in the focus of a conversation between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, TASS reported on Friday.

World » Russia | August 5, 2016, Friday // 15:47 | Viewed: 3953

Turkey to Seek Political Solution to Syrian Conflict in Cooperation with Russia – Erdogan Spokesman

The relationship between Turkey and Russia, the crisis in Syria and the fight against terrorism will be high on the agenda of the forthcoming meeting of the presidents of the two countries, a Turkish official has said.

World » Russia | August 4, 2016, Thursday // 20:47 | Viewed: 4297

Diplomats Say Russia Targets Bulgaria, 6 Other EU States in Drive to Kill Sanctions - Reuters

Bulgaria and six other EU Member States of southern and eastern Europe is one of the main targets of Russia’s efforts to end the economic sanctions of the bloc imposed over the Ukraine crisis, Reuters has reported, citing diplomats.

World » Russia | July 30, 2016, Saturday // 11:52 | Viewed: 6243

Putin Incorporates Crimea into Southern Federal District

Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved the unification of the Crimean Peninsula with the Southern Federal District, previously known as the North Caucasian Federal District, TASS reports.

World » Russia | July 28, 2016, Thursday // 13:23 | Viewed: 84463

Russia, Turkey Reach ‘Political Decision’ on Gas Pipeline, NPP Projects

Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said that Russia and Turkey have reached a political decision of the construction of two key energy projects: Turkish Stream gas pipeline and the Akkuyu nuclear power plant, sputniknews.com reported in Tuesday.

World » Russia | July 26, 2016, Tuesday // 21:41 | Viewed: 3728

Erdogan, Putin to Meet in Two Weeks

Turkish officials have reportedly said that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to meet with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in August, TASS news agency reports.

World » Russia | July 26, 2016, Tuesday // 09:56 | Viewed: 3674

Russia’s Envoy to NATO Warns of ‘Additional Precautions’ in Black Sea Area

Russia’s permanent representative to NATO Alexander Grushko has said that NATO’s military build-up in the Black Sea region will force Moscow “to take additional precautions”, according to TASS.

World » Russia | June 30, 2016, Thursday // 21:21 | Viewed: 3304

Russia Extends Food Imports Embargo to End-2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree extending the ban on food imports from EU member states and other western countries by 18 months.

World » Russia | June 29, 2016, Wednesday // 20:26 | Viewed: 20166

Putin to Call Erdogan over Phone Wednesday

The presidents of Russia and Turkey will hold on Wednesday their first conversation since Turkish Air Force shot down a Russian warplane near the border with Syria in November 2015.

World » Russia | June 29, 2016, Wednesday // 10:47 | Viewed: 17637

Russia Confirms Readiness to Build South Stream in Case of Guaranteed EU Demand for Gas

Russia is ready to build the South Stream gas pipeline if the EU provides guarantees about demand, the country's Energy Minister Alexander Novak has said.

World » Russia | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 22:02 | Viewed: 15630

Russia Ready to Supply Additional Gas to Europe across Black Sea, Energy Minister Says

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has said that Russia is ready to ensure additional gas supplies to southeastern Europe, including in case of consumers' interest in the stalled Turkish Stream gas pipeline project.

World » Russia | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 16:46 | Viewed: 2649

Gazprom Plans to Further Increase Gas Exports to Non-CIS Countries

Gazprom plans to export at least 165 billion cubic meters of gas to non-CIS countries in 2016, the deputy chairman of the management board, Alexander Medvedev, has said.

World » Russia | June 23, 2016, Thursday // 17:18 | Viewed: 13896

At Least Eleven Children Die in Storm in Russian Lake

At least eleven children and an adult have died after their boat was caught in a strong storm in Syamozero lake in the northwestern Russian region of Karelia on Sunday.

World » Russia | June 19, 2016, Sunday // 16:34 | Viewed: 13146
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