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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: 4880

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: 1364

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: 1888

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: 2463

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: 2771

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: 4067

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: 2225

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: 2677

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: 2520

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: 2323

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: 2208

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: 1910

Forbes: Poroshenko Offered Putin to Assimilate Donbass

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has offered Russian counterpart Vldimir Putin to ''include Donbass'' in the territory of the federation.

World » Russia | April 6, 2015, Monday // 12:01 | Viewed: 4141

Gazprom Paid USD 1 B to Eni, EDF, Wintershall for 50% Stake in South Stream

Gazprom has paid a total of RUB 56.12 B (around USD 1 B) to the European partners in South Stream Transport BV, Eni, EDF, Wintershall, for their stakes in the South Stream gas pipeline.

World » Russia | March 31, 2015, Tuesday // 08:09 | Viewed: 2076

Serbia 'Reexporting Polish Apples to Russia'

Russia's food safety watchdog is considering a ban on fruits and vegetables imports from Serbia on suspicions that apples arriving from the country are originally from Poland.

World » Russia | March 23, 2015, Monday // 16:24 | Viewed: 1941

Bulgaria's Ataka Attending Int'l Forum of Far-Right Parties in Russia

Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka seems to have a key role in the International Russian Conservative forum held March 22 in St Petersburg, Russia.

World » Russia | March 22, 2015, Sunday // 14:00 | Viewed: 9844

Russia, South Ossetia Sign Alliance Treaty; NATO Condemns Move

Russia and South Ossetia on Wednesday signed a Treaty on Alliance and Integration that calls for forming a common defence and security space between Moscow and Georgia’s breakaway region.

World » Russia | March 18, 2015, Wednesday // 21:47 | Viewed: 2468

Russia Indicts Three over Nemtsov Murder

The number of those charged with the murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov in end-February now amounts to three, sources say.

World » Russia | March 16, 2015, Monday // 13:20 | Viewed: 1561

Putin Puts Russia's Western Military District, Northern Fleet on Combat Alert

Monday's developments constitute the first public move of Putin since his "disappearance" from the spotlight early in March.

World » Russia | March 16, 2015, Monday // 11:33 | Viewed: 2534

Fire in Russia Shopping Center Kills 5, up to 25 Trapped Inside

At least five people are feared dead after the Admiral shopping center in Kazan, Russia went ablaze on Thursday.

World » Russia | March 12, 2015, Thursday // 12:56 | Viewed: 1455

Russia Retracts from Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces, Collaborates with North Korea

Russia announced Wednesday it would stop its participation in the Joint Consultative Group and in particular of the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe.

World » Russia | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 12:10 | Viewed: 2322
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