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Russia Claims Macedonia Crisis Managed from Abroad

Russia on Wednesday blamed the political crisis in Macedonia on ‘outside’ forces trying to exert influence on Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski over his refusal to back Western sanctions against Moscow.

World » Russia | May 20, 2015, Wednesday // 21:47 | Viewed: 3927

Russia Set on Developing Its Own Mobile OS

Following the allegations made by Edward Snowden aimed at the US government claiming that it has ''back doors'' into virtually any known operating system, other world powers have started looking for alternatives.

World » Russia | May 20, 2015, Wednesday // 10:30 | Viewed: 1603

Russia-Crimea Bridge Already under Construction

Russian construction workers are already building a bridge that will link mainland Russia to the Crimean peninsula which the country incorporated last year.

World » Russia | May 20, 2015, Wednesday // 09:33 | Viewed: 6532

Gazprom Cuts 2015 Gas Extraction Volumes

Russian energy giant Gazprom has announced a second major drop in the amounts of gas it is intending to extract in 2015.

World » Russia | May 19, 2015, Tuesday // 15:18 | Viewed: 3245

Russia Bans Transit of NATO Equipment for Afghanistan

Russia has suspended transit to NATO equipment for Afghanistan via its territory, a statement by the country's Prime Minister reads.

World » Russia | May 19, 2015, Tuesday // 12:52 | Viewed: 3513

Russia Seeks No Further Delay to EU-Ukraine Trade Pact, Malmstrom Says

Russia didn’t seek a delay to the planned start of a free-trade pact between Ukraine and the EU at trilateral talks on Monday, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said.

World » Russia | May 18, 2015, Monday // 19:57 | Viewed: 3305

Gazprom Announces Launch of Construction of Turkish Stream Gas Pipeline

Gazprom has launched the construction of the sea section of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline, according to Alexei Miller, CEO of the Russian energy giant.

World » Russia | May 9, 2015, Saturday // 10:45 | Viewed: 2386

Gas to Start Flowing Through Turkish Stream in Dec 2016 - Gazprom

Gazprom announced on Thursday that gas deliveries through the Turkish Stream pipeline will start in December of next year.

World » Russia | May 7, 2015, Thursday // 19:26 | Viewed: 2843

Turkish Stream Could Help Greece and Turkey Improve Relations, Russia’s EU Envoy Says

Gazprom’s Turkish Stream gas pipeline project could become a strong incentive for Turkey and Greece to improve their bilateral relations, a senior Russian diplomat has said.

World » Russia | May 5, 2015, Tuesday // 19:34 | Viewed: 4401

Russian Ballet Legend Maya Plisetskaya Dies at 89

World-renowned Russian ballet dancer Maya Plisetskaya has died at the age of 89.

World » Russia | May 3, 2015, Sunday // 12:37 | Viewed: 2353

Russian Justice Ministry Cancels Oppositioner Navalny's Party Registration

The Russian Justice Ministry revoked the registration of the Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny's Party of Progress on Tuesday.

World » Russia | April 29, 2015, Wednesday // 14:28 | Viewed: 1124

Russia Carrying Out Large-Scale Black Sea Drill

About ten Russian warships and vessels of the Black Sea Fleet and aviation are carrying out military exercises, a military official of the fleet has said.

World » Russia | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 15:41 | Viewed: 1585

Gazprom CEO to Meet Greek PM, Energy Minister in Athens

Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller will meet with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Energy Minister Panagiotis Lafazanis in Athens on Tuesday.

World » Russia | April 21, 2015, Tuesday // 10:01 | Viewed: 1466

Putin Considers War with Ukraine Impossible, Has No Imperial Ambitions

Russian President Vladimir Putin dismissed a possible war between Moscow and Kiev and said that he did not harbour any ambitions of reviving the Russian empire.

World » Russia | April 16, 2015, Thursday // 20:07 | Viewed: 2014

Turkish Stream, South Stream Costs Comparable, Energy Official Says

The cost of the future Turkish Stream gas pipeline project is comparable to the cost of the abandoned South Stream project, according to Gurkan Kumbaroglu, President-Elect of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE).

World » Russia | April 13, 2015, Monday // 17:01 | Viewed: 3221

Pentagon Protests ‘Unsafe’ Interception of Its Plane by Russian Jet Fighter

A Russian fighter jet intercepted a US reconnaissance plane over the Baltic Sea last week "in an unsafe and unprofessional manner'' reminiscent of Cold War tensions, the Pentagon has said.

World » Russia | April 13, 2015, Monday // 14:45 | Viewed: 1925

Greece, Russia 'Mull Option to Go Around EU Food Imports Ban'

Greece and Russia are considering whether to set up joint ventures to go around the ban on food imports from the EU, a AFP quotes government official from Athens as saying.

World » Russia | April 9, 2015, Thursday // 08:37 | Viewed: 2238

Tsipras Sought No Financial Aid from Moscow, Putin Says

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras hasn’t asked for financial aid from Russia during talks in Moscow, Russia's President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday.

World » Russia | April 8, 2015, Wednesday // 21:46 | Viewed: 1925

Russian Gov't Might Lift Ban on Food Imports from EU

Russian Agriculture Minister Nikolay Fedorov has said the cabinet might consider ending food import restrictions enforced with regard to "several EU member states.

World » Russia | April 8, 2015, Wednesday // 12:38 | Viewed: 1913

Syria Talks Continue in Moscow

Negotiations over the Syria crisis are currently taking place in the Russian capital Moscow.

World » Russia | April 7, 2015, Tuesday // 09:57 | Viewed: 1731

Nemtsov Murder Probe Focusing on Contract Killing

The investigation of the murder of opposition Russian politician Boris Nemtsov has contract killing as its main version, TASS reported on Monday.

World » Russia | April 6, 2015, Monday // 18:28 | Viewed: 1544
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