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Russian MP Proposes to Recalculate WWII Reparations Due by Germany

A workgroup in the Russian Duma will take the task of recalculating the reparations owed by Germany as a means for alleviating the consequences of the World War II.

World » Russia | February 3, 2015, Tuesday // 14:11 | Viewed: 3715

Russia Suspends Its Participation in PACE Until End of Year

The Russian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) decided on Wednesday to suspend its participation in the body until the end of the year.

World » Russia | January 29, 2015, Thursday // 11:24 | Viewed: 1560

Gazprom Plans to Start Pumping Gas to Turkey via New Pipeline in Dec 2016

Russia’s Gazprom said on Tuesday a planned gas pipeline to Turkey will become operational by the end of next year.

World » Russia | January 27, 2015, Tuesday // 20:44 | Viewed: 2485

S&P Downgrades Russia's Credit Rating to `Junk`

The US rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) has downgraded Russia's credit rating to junk, which is below investment grade.

World » Russia | January 27, 2015, Tuesday // 10:05 | Viewed: 1449

Russian FM: `They Played Around With Us For South Stream`

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov announced at his annual press conference on Wednesday that Moscow relies on the fact that the Turkish stream project will be realized, which will allow for the strengthening of energy security in Europe.

World » Russia | January 21, 2015, Wednesday // 15:29 | Viewed: 1784

Russia Vows to Retaliate if NATO Expands Eastward

NATO's expansion to the east could prompt Moscow to take "adequate" measures, Alexander Lukashevich, a spokesman for Russia's Foreign Ministry, has said.

World » Russia | December 25, 2014, Thursday // 15:07 | Viewed: 4294

Over 100 Flights Canceled over Heavy Snow in Moscow

Heavy snowfall in Moscow has prompted authorities to cancel many flights from and to the Russian capital, officials say.

World » Russia | December 25, 2014, Thursday // 14:50 | Viewed: 1986

Moody's Lowers Russian Bond, Deposit Ceiling

International rating agency Moody’s Investors Services has placed on review for downgrade the long-term deposit, debt and issuer ratings and bank financial strength ratings (BFSRs) of 16 Russian financial institutions.

World » Russia | December 24, 2014, Wednesday // 11:01 | Viewed: 1226

High Rates, Volatile Rouble Increase Risks to Russia’s Economy, Fitch Says

The recent jump in Russia’s interest rates, the weakening of the rouble and falling oil prices have increased risks to Russia’s economy, Fitch Ratings said on Thursday.

World » Russia | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 17:30 | Viewed: 1014

Putin Says Russia’s Economic Woes Will Be Over in Two Years

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday pledged to diversify Russia’s oil-and-gas dependent economy and said he was confident the weakening rouble will recover.

World » Russia | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 16:16 | Viewed: 2361

Apple Halts Online Sales in Russia Over Ruble Instability

The technological giant Apple has temporarily suspended online sales in Russia, because of the instability of the ruble.

World » Russia | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 11:42 | Viewed: 1020

Russia Carried Out Large-Scale Military Drills In Kaliningrad Area

General Andrei Kartapolov announced on Tuesday that Russia carried out surprise military drills to assess the readiness of troops in the Kaliningrad region between December 5 and 10.

World » Russia | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 13:28 | Viewed: 1663

Russia Hikes Key Rate to 17% to Halt Rouble’s Slide

Russia’s central bank announced on Tuesday it increased its key lending rate to 17% with immediate effect to avert a currency crisis.

World » Russia | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 11:16 | Viewed: 1093

Russia Does Not Need French Mistral Ships – Russian Official

Russia does not need helicopter carriers of the Mistral type, because it doesn't seem very likely to land any troops, said the first deputy chief of the Marine College with the Russian government Segey Shishkaryov.

World » Russia | December 12, 2014, Friday // 17:02 | Viewed: 2341

Food Prices In Russia Rise Considerably

The food prices in Russia have risen significantly, reports the Nezavisimaya Gazeta daily, quoting data of the Russian Statistics Service.

World » Russia | December 11, 2014, Thursday // 14:52 | Viewed: 5706

Russia Will Not Participate In EU Meeting On South Stream

Russia is not going to participate in the EU meeting discussing the situation with the South Stream pipeline on Tuesday in Brussels.

World » Russia | December 8, 2014, Monday // 20:40 | Viewed: 1843

Russia Sets Up Company For Construction Of Pipeline To Turkey

The Russian state company Gazprom will set up a company for the construction of a gas pipeline to Turkey, a week after Russia's President Vladimir Putin announced the cancellation of the South Stream pipeline.

World » Russia | December 8, 2014, Monday // 18:16 | Viewed: 1131

Russian Deputy Minister Accuses US of Seeking to Overthrow Putin

"It is hardly any secret that the aim sanctions is to create social and economic conditions to change [the ones in] power in Russia," a deputy minister has told Russia's lower house of Parliament, the State Duma.

World » Russia | December 8, 2014, Monday // 12:05 | Viewed: 868

Vladimir Putin: Russia Should Become Competitive, Self-Reliant

Russian President Vladimir Putin has delivered his annual address to the country's Parliament calling for measures to get the economy back on its feet.

World » Russia | December 4, 2014, Thursday // 12:39 | Viewed: 1206

Grozny Clashes 'Leave Up to 10 Dead'

Up to ten police officers could have been killed in a shootout following a special operation against militants in the Chechen capital Grozny, media reports suggest.

World » Russia | December 4, 2014, Thursday // 10:39 | Viewed: 809

Putin to Address Russian Parliament in Annual Speech

Russian President Vladimir Putin is due to address both chambers of the country's legislative body, the Federation Council and the State Duma.

World » Russia | December 4, 2014, Thursday // 09:27 | Viewed: 943
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