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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: 3712

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: 2116

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: 2511

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: 2261

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: 2156

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: 2036

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: 1766

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: 3878

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: 1911

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: 1635

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: 9420

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: 2222

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: 1413

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: 2312

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: 1350

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: 2139

Alledged Nemtsov Killer Retracts Confessions

One of the five suspects in the Boris Nemtsov murder case, Zaur Dadayev denied the truthfulness of the confessions he made.

World » Russia | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 10:17 | Viewed: 2084

NATO Accuses Russia of 'Militarizing' Crimea after Putin Comments

Russia has significantly built up its military capabilities in Crimea since the peninsula was incorporated into its territory following a local referendum, NATO officials say.

World » Russia | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 08:46 | Viewed: 2234

Suspect Dadayev Confesses Involvement in Nemtsov Murder

Zaur Dadayev has confessed involvement in the murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, ITAR-TASS reported on Sunday.

World » Russia | March 8, 2015, Sunday // 16:25 | Viewed: 2690

Man Reportedly Linked to Nemtsov’s Murder Commits Suicide - Interfax

A man suspected of being linked to the assassination of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov has killed himself in Grozny, the capital of the Chechen Republic, Interfax reported on Sunday.

World » Russia | March 8, 2015, Sunday // 10:35 | Viewed: 2604

Detained Suspects Could Be Nemtsov Killers - Russian Officials

The two men arrested over the murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov could have carried it out, the Investigative Committee of Russia has said.

World » Russia | March 7, 2015, Saturday // 15:06 | Viewed: 1871
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