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US Expands Russia Sanctions by Adding Gazprom Field

The United States on Friday announced an expansion of the list of sanctions imposed on Russia by including a oil and gas field.

World » Russia | August 8, 2015, Saturday // 12:31 | Viewed: 234882

Moscow Makes Two Offers on Turkish Stream to Ankara

Moscow has sent two offers to Ankara relating to the Turkish Stream project, apparently showing readiness to decouple the construction of a pipeline for gas deliveries to Turkey from the proposed pipes for transit of Russian gas to Europe.

World » Russia | August 7, 2015, Friday // 21:08 | Viewed: 3854

At Least 23 Russian Troops Die as Barrack Collapses in Omsk

At least 23 troops have been killed as the Russian Airborne Troops training centre barracks collapsed in the Omsk region on Sunday.

World » Russia | July 13, 2015, Monday // 09:29 | Viewed: 2475

Russia Mulls Energy Supplies to Greece, Energy Min Says

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has said his country is considering options to provide direct energy supplies to Greece.

World » Russia | July 12, 2015, Sunday // 16:28 | Viewed: 3087

Russia 'to Start Building Own Mistral Ships' in 2020

Russia will start construction of its own Mistral-class amphibious assault ships in 2020, a Defense Ministry source has told a Russian news website.

World » Russia | July 8, 2015, Wednesday // 20:41 | Viewed: 3234

Putin Discusses Greek Referendum Outcome with Tsipras

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras have discussed the outcome of the bailout referendum held in Greece the day before, the Kremlin said on Monday.

World » Russia | July 6, 2015, Monday // 17:24 | Viewed: 3089

Gazprom Confirms Halting Gas Deliveries to Ukraine

Gazprom halted gas deliveries to Ukraine on Wednesday and said it won’t resume supplies until Kiev makes a pre-payment.

World » Russia | July 1, 2015, Wednesday // 17:52 | Viewed: 2539

Putin Extends Russia’s Ban on Western Food Imports by 1 Year

President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to extend the ban on certain food imports from the US, the European Union, Australia, Canada, and Norway by one year in response to the EU’s decision to prolong the sanctions against Moscow.

World » Russia | June 24, 2015, Wednesday // 20:55 | Viewed: 5189

EU Extends Sanctions on Russia

EU foreign ministers agreed Monday to back the extension of economic measures imposed on Russia until June of next year.

World » Russia | June 22, 2015, Monday // 11:36 | Viewed: 2568

Russian President Putin Urges for Ultimatum-Free Dialogue

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for a stop to the ultimatums posed to his country at a speech held at the International Economic Forum in Saint Petersburg Friday.

World » Russia | June 19, 2015, Friday // 20:46 | Viewed: 5635

Turkish Stream Construction Begins June-July, Russia EconMin Says

Construction of the Turkish Stream project might begin as soon as end June or the beginning of July 2015 as stated by Russian Energy minister Alexander Novak on Thursday in an interview for RBC TV.

World » Russia | June 18, 2015, Thursday // 15:52 | Viewed: 3274

Russia to Boost Nuclear Forces with 40 New Intercontinental Missiles

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Tuesday that the country will boost its nuclear forces with forty new intercontinental ballistic missiles.

World » Russia | June 16, 2015, Tuesday // 16:47 | Viewed: 3037

Putin, Erdogan May Discuss Turkish Stream in Baku on Saturday

Work on joint large-scale energy projects is expected to be on the agenda of a meeting between the presidents of Russia and Turkey in Baku on 13 June, the Kremlin said on Thursday.

World » Russia | June 11, 2015, Thursday // 16:13 | Viewed: 2791

Putin, Tsipras Discuss Planned Gas Pipeline through Turkey, Greece

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras have discussed over the phone the planned construction of a pipeline that will carry Russian natural gas to Turkey and Greece.

World » Russia | June 5, 2015, Friday // 18:54 | Viewed: 5438

Reuters: Gazprom Plans to Start Laying Turkish Stream Pipes in June ‘Despite Questions’   

Russia may see its ambition to carry gas to Europe via the future Turkish Stream pipeline thwarted with the EU determined to cut its energy reliance on Russia and Turkey seeking big discounts for Russian gas in exchange for participating in the project, R

World » Russia | June 3, 2015, Wednesday // 20:30 | Viewed: 2264

Gazprom Targets 5% Rise in Gas Exports to Europe in 2015

Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller has said the Russian gas giant will increase its exports to European customers by 5% this year compared to 2014, TASS reported.

World » Russia | May 28, 2015, Thursday // 21:21 | Viewed: 1732

Russia 'Piling Up Troops, Equipment at Ukraine Border'

The Russian army is stationing armament and troops near the border with Ukraine, Reuters reported Thursday, citing a witness working for the news agency.

World » Russia | May 28, 2015, Thursday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1961

Russian Official Declares Mistral Deal Dead

Russia has given up on its EUR 1.

World » Russia | May 27, 2015, Wednesday // 17:19 | Viewed: 1958

Russia Starts Snap Drills of Central District Air Force, Air Defence Group

Russian Air Force will redeploy more than 100 aircraft to operational air fields over the next 24 hours as part of snap drills, the Defence Ministry announced on Tuesday

World » Russia | May 26, 2015, Tuesday // 14:17 | Viewed: 1708

EU, US Issue Statements Regarding Russian Ban on 'Undesirable' NGOs

Both EU and US representatives showed reactions of concern over the newly passed bill allowing foreign NGOs to be banned in Russia.

World » Russia | May 25, 2015, Monday // 11:55 | Viewed: 1589

Russia Warns Google, Twitter, Facebook of Possible Blocking of Services

Russia has warned Google, Twitter and Facebook to comply with laws requiring internet companies to transmit data on Russian bloggers who have more than 3,000 readers a day, Reuters has reported.

World » Russia | May 22, 2015, Friday // 15:32 | Viewed: 3010
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