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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: 3533

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: 3263

Putin, Tsipras Discuss Planned Gas Pipeline through Turkey, Greece

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras have discussed over the phone the planned construction of a pipeline that will carry Russian natural gas to Turkey and Greece.

World » Russia | June 5, 2015, Friday // 18:54 | Viewed: 5857

Reuters: Gazprom Plans to Start Laying Turkish Stream Pipes in June ‘Despite Questions’   

Russia may see its ambition to carry gas to Europe via the future Turkish Stream pipeline thwarted with the EU determined to cut its energy reliance on Russia and Turkey seeking big discounts for Russian gas in exchange for participating in the project, R

World » Russia | June 3, 2015, Wednesday // 20:30 | Viewed: 2719

Gazprom Targets 5% Rise in Gas Exports to Europe in 2015

Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller has said the Russian gas giant will increase its exports to European customers by 5% this year compared to 2014, TASS reported.

World » Russia | May 28, 2015, Thursday // 21:21 | Viewed: 2184

Russia 'Piling Up Troops, Equipment at Ukraine Border'

The Russian army is stationing armament and troops near the border with Ukraine, Reuters reported Thursday, citing a witness working for the news agency.

World » Russia | May 28, 2015, Thursday // 11:52 | Viewed: 2432

Russian Official Declares Mistral Deal Dead

Russia has given up on its EUR 1.

World » Russia | May 27, 2015, Wednesday // 17:19 | Viewed: 2383

Russia Starts Snap Drills of Central District Air Force, Air Defence Group

Russian Air Force will redeploy more than 100 aircraft to operational air fields over the next 24 hours as part of snap drills, the Defence Ministry announced on Tuesday

World » Russia | May 26, 2015, Tuesday // 14:17 | Viewed: 1932

EU, US Issue Statements Regarding Russian Ban on 'Undesirable' NGOs

Both EU and US representatives showed reactions of concern over the newly passed bill allowing foreign NGOs to be banned in Russia.

World » Russia | May 25, 2015, Monday // 11:55 | Viewed: 1897

Russia Warns Google, Twitter, Facebook of Possible Blocking of Services

Russia has warned Google, Twitter and Facebook to comply with laws requiring internet companies to transmit data on Russian bloggers who have more than 3,000 readers a day, Reuters has reported.

World » Russia | May 22, 2015, Friday // 15:32 | Viewed: 3388

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: 5303

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: 2004

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: 7206

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: 3558

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: 3780

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: 3607

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: 2895

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: 3481

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: 4775

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: 4202

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: 1300
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