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Bulgaria’s Overfly Ban on Syria-Bound Russian Cargo Planes ‘Incomprehensible’, Moscow Says

Bulgaria’s ban on Syria-bound flights of Russian aircraft carrying humanitarian aid will lead to an increase in the number of refugees from the war-torn country, Moscow said on Thursday.

World » Russia | September 10, 2015, Thursday // 19:15 | Viewed: 3853

Too Early to Speak of Russian Airstrikes on IS, President Putin Says

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday it is early to speak about a possible participation of the country in military operations against the Islamic State (IS) group.

World » Russia | September 4, 2015, Friday // 21:53 | Viewed: 3025

Putin Says Assad Ready to Hold Early Elections

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad is ready to call in a snap parliamentary vote to allow a "healthy" opposition to join power.

World » Russia | September 4, 2015, Friday // 11:40 | Viewed: 2442

Russia, Belarus, Serbia to Hold Joint Military Drills

Military exercises involving troops from Russia, Serbia and Belarus are due this year, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has said.

World » Russia | August 16, 2015, Sunday // 13:44 | Viewed: 4426

Russia Says It Destroyed Nearly 600 T of Imported Food in 10 Days

Russia has destroyed some 597 tonnes of food products illegally imported from blacklisted countries since August 6, statistics show.

World » Russia | August 16, 2015, Sunday // 12:44 | Viewed: 3305

Russia Expands Food Imports Ban to Five European Countries

Moscow has added five European countries to its food imports ban list introduced in response to Western sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine.

World » Russia | August 13, 2015, Thursday // 18:13 | Viewed: 3694

Russia Might Have to Lower 2015 GDP Outlook - EconMin

Russian Economy Minister Aleksei Ulyukayev has said Moscow might have to review its current economic growth forecast after the country's Q2 gross domestic output contracted more than expected.

World » Russia | August 11, 2015, Tuesday // 19:17 | Viewed: 2039

Gazprom Puts EUR 11.4B Overall Price Tag on Turkish Stream Pipeline

The construction of the first branch of the proposed Turkish Stream gas pipeline will cost EUR 4.

World » Russia | August 11, 2015, Tuesday // 09:53 | Viewed: 3222

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: 234972

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: 3954

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: 2522

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: 3143

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: 3306

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: 3125

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: 2577

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: 5244

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: 2618

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: 5690

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: 3390

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: 3134

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: 2869
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