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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: 20230

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: 17688

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: 15701

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: 2702

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: 13969

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: 13205

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: 3104

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: 4172

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: 4219

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: 3015

Russia Vows Response to USS Porter’s Entry into Black Sea

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World » Russia | June 10, 2016, Friday // 15:09 | Viewed: 3349

Russia’s Lukoil Plans No Revision of 2016 Investment Plans, President Says

Russia’s Lukoil has no plans at present to revise investment plans for 2016 or its oil price forecast for the year, company President Vagit Alekperov has said.

World » Russia | June 2, 2016, Thursday // 12:32 | Viewed: 4097

Russia Still Ready to Build Gas Pipeline to Southern Europe, Lavrov Says

Moscow hasn’t given up on its plans to build a pipeline to carry Russian natural gas to southern Europe across the Black Sea, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has confirmed.

World » Russia | May 6, 2016, Friday // 12:39 | Viewed: 3436

Relations with Turkey at Official Level Can’t be Restored, Russia Says  

The Russian Foreign Ministry has said that relations between Moscow and Ankara at the official level cannot be restored but Russia wouldn’t wage any campaign aimed against Turkish people or businesses, TASS reported on Tuesday.

World » Russia | April 19, 2016, Tuesday // 21:28 | Viewed: 5077

Putin Doubts Turkey Can Ensure Tourists’ Safety

Russian President Vladimir Putin has voiced doubts whether the Turkish authorities are able to guarantee safety of  tourists visiting Turkey.

World » Russia | April 14, 2016, Thursday // 19:30 | Viewed: 5057

Suicide Attack Targets Police Station in Russia’s Stavropol Region

Five explosions have taken place outside of a police station a village in southern Russia, TASS reported on Monday.

World » Russia | April 11, 2016, Monday // 16:12 | Viewed: 5121

Nagorno-Karabakh: Russian PM Says 'Turkish Factor' Might Be Involved

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has suggested that "a Turkish factor" might also be involved in the recent renewal of clashes in Nagorno-Karabakh, a region controlled by ethnic Armenian separatists and surrounded by Azerbaijan.

World » Russia | April 9, 2016, Saturday // 14:16 | Viewed: 5752

Russia Establishing National Guard to Fight Terrorism, Organised Crime

Russia is establishing a National Guard force which will be tasked with fighting terrorism and organized crime, the country’s President Vladimir Putin has announced.

World » Russia | April 5, 2016, Tuesday // 18:41 | Viewed: 5129

Putin Calls for End to Renewed Nagorno-Karabakh Fighting

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for an end to the fierce fighting renewed between Armenia and Azerbaijan in the region of Nagorno-Karabakh, where a conflict is threatening to resurface after having remained frozen since 199s4.

World » Russia | April 2, 2016, Saturday // 16:39 | Viewed: 7304

FlyDubai Plane Crash in Russia Kills All on Board

All 62 people on board a FlyDubai plane which crashed on landing in the city of Rostov-on-Don, Russia, are confirmed dead, Russian officials say.

World » Russia | March 19, 2016, Saturday // 10:14 | Viewed: 6117

Putin Orders Russian Troops to Begin Leaving Syria on March 15  

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered to start withdrawing Russian troops from Syria on Tuesday.

World » Russia | March 14, 2016, Monday // 21:50 | Viewed: 6674
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