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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: 2957

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: 3991

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: 3299

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: 3794

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: 3928

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: 4165

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: 6201

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: 84431

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, reported in Tuesday.

World » Russia | July 26, 2016, Tuesday // 21:41 | Viewed: 3687

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: 3635

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: 3267

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: 20138

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: 17619

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: 15600

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: 2583

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: 13873

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: 13126

Russia Hasn’t Given up on South Stream Entirely, Putin Says  

Russia hasn’t entirely abandoned the South Stream gas pipeline project, President Vladimir Putin has said.

World » Russia | June 18, 2016, Saturday // 13:36 | Viewed: 2972

Russia Ready to Build New NPPs in Bulgaria Despite Belene’s Demise - Rosatom

Russia’s Rosatom has said it is ready to consider the option of building new nuclear power plants in Bulgaria despite the failure of an agreement to build one in Belene.

World » Russia | June 17, 2016, Friday // 16:35 | Viewed: 3999

Russia’s Lukoil Considering Sale of Oil Refineries in Europe, Alekperov Says

Russia’s Lukoil is considering the sale of its four oil refineries in Europe, including Neftochim Burgas plant in Bulgaria, the company President Vagit Alekperov has said.

World » Russia | June 16, 2016, Thursday // 17:06 | Viewed: 3982

Russia Says New Gas Supply Routes to Greece, Italy Depend on EU Decisions

Russia is ready to consider any options for gas deliveries to Greece and Italy, including through Bulgaria, but any decision for building infrastructure depends on the European Commission, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has said.

World » Russia | June 10, 2016, Friday // 17:26 | Viewed: 2924
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