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Russia's Putin Dismisses Apocalyptic Scenario of War with Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin stated in an interview for a local TV channel that an apocalyptic scenario of war with Ukraine can be deemed ''unlikely''.

World » Russia | February 24, 2015, Tuesday // 11:30 | Viewed: 1440

EU Imposes Sanctions on Russian Officials, Singer Iosif Kobzon

The European Union has futher expanded the list of sanctions on Russian officials and citizens over the Ukraine crisis.

World » Russia | February 16, 2015, Monday // 12:49 | Viewed: 1626

Russian President Putin's Rating Hits New High

The approval rating for Russian President Vladimir Putin has hit a historic high point of 74% according to a recent research.

World » Russia | February 13, 2015, Friday // 15:28 | Viewed: 3236

US Move to Arm Ukraine Will Break Intl Accords, Russia’s UN Envoy Says

The United States would violate a number of international agreements if it started supplying weapons to the Ukrainian military at the request of the government in Kiev, Russia’s UN ambassador Vitaly Churkin said on Monday.

World » Russia | February 9, 2015, Monday // 21:06 | Viewed: 1511

Russia Will Not Wage Wars - Russian President Putin

Vladimir Putin stated his position on sanctions against Russia, possible war and economic sovereignty on Saturday.

World » Russia | February 8, 2015, Sunday // 12:28 | Viewed: 2308

Russia, Kazakhstan To Discuss Economic Relations

Currently, the bilateral negotiations between Russia and Kazakhstan have been held for a week. According to a source in the Russian agricultural ministry, there is no eminent cause for restrictions.

World » Russia | February 6, 2015, Friday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1942

Russian MP Proposes to Recalculate WWII Reparations Due by Germany

A workgroup in the Russian Duma will take the task of recalculating the reparations owed by Germany as a means for alleviating the consequences of the World War II.

World » Russia | February 3, 2015, Tuesday // 14:11 | Viewed: 3788

Russia Suspends Its Participation in PACE Until End of Year

The Russian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) decided on Wednesday to suspend its participation in the body until the end of the year.

World » Russia | January 29, 2015, Thursday // 11:24 | Viewed: 1601

Gazprom Plans to Start Pumping Gas to Turkey via New Pipeline in Dec 2016

Russia’s Gazprom said on Tuesday a planned gas pipeline to Turkey will become operational by the end of next year.

World » Russia | January 27, 2015, Tuesday // 20:44 | Viewed: 2540

S&P Downgrades Russia's Credit Rating to `Junk`

The US rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) has downgraded Russia's credit rating to junk, which is below investment grade.

World » Russia | January 27, 2015, Tuesday // 10:05 | Viewed: 1519

Russian FM: `They Played Around With Us For South Stream`

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov announced at his annual press conference on Wednesday that Moscow relies on the fact that the Turkish stream project will be realized, which will allow for the strengthening of energy security in Europe.

World » Russia | January 21, 2015, Wednesday // 15:29 | Viewed: 1840

Russia Vows to Retaliate if NATO Expands Eastward

NATO's expansion to the east could prompt Moscow to take "adequate" measures, Alexander Lukashevich, a spokesman for Russia's Foreign Ministry, has said.

World » Russia | December 25, 2014, Thursday // 15:07 | Viewed: 4344

Over 100 Flights Canceled over Heavy Snow in Moscow

Heavy snowfall in Moscow has prompted authorities to cancel many flights from and to the Russian capital, officials say.

World » Russia | December 25, 2014, Thursday // 14:50 | Viewed: 2055

Moody's Lowers Russian Bond, Deposit Ceiling

International rating agency Moody’s Investors Services has placed on review for downgrade the long-term deposit, debt and issuer ratings and bank financial strength ratings (BFSRs) of 16 Russian financial institutions.

World » Russia | December 24, 2014, Wednesday // 11:01 | Viewed: 1298

High Rates, Volatile Rouble Increase Risks to Russia’s Economy, Fitch Says

The recent jump in Russia’s interest rates, the weakening of the rouble and falling oil prices have increased risks to Russia’s economy, Fitch Ratings said on Thursday.

World » Russia | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 17:30 | Viewed: 1032

Putin Says Russia’s Economic Woes Will Be Over in Two Years

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday pledged to diversify Russia’s oil-and-gas dependent economy and said he was confident the weakening rouble will recover.

World » Russia | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 16:16 | Viewed: 2431

Apple Halts Online Sales in Russia Over Ruble Instability

The technological giant Apple has temporarily suspended online sales in Russia, because of the instability of the ruble.

World » Russia | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 11:42 | Viewed: 1060

Russia Carried Out Large-Scale Military Drills In Kaliningrad Area

General Andrei Kartapolov announced on Tuesday that Russia carried out surprise military drills to assess the readiness of troops in the Kaliningrad region between December 5 and 10.

World » Russia | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 13:28 | Viewed: 1712

Russia Hikes Key Rate to 17% to Halt Rouble’s Slide

Russia’s central bank announced on Tuesday it increased its key lending rate to 17% with immediate effect to avert a currency crisis.

World » Russia | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 11:16 | Viewed: 1195

Russia Does Not Need French Mistral Ships – Russian Official

Russia does not need helicopter carriers of the Mistral type, because it doesn't seem very likely to land any troops, said the first deputy chief of the Marine College with the Russian government Segey Shishkaryov.

World » Russia | December 12, 2014, Friday // 17:02 | Viewed: 2401

Food Prices In Russia Rise Considerably

The food prices in Russia have risen significantly, reports the Nezavisimaya Gazeta daily, quoting data of the Russian Statistics Service.

World » Russia | December 11, 2014, Thursday // 14:52 | Viewed: 6052
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