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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: 4571

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: 2384

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: 1444

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: 1184

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: 2781

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: 1197

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: 1889

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: 1478

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: 2637

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: 6644

Russia Will Not Participate In EU Meeting On South Stream

Russia is not going to participate in the EU meeting discussing the situation with the South Stream pipeline on Tuesday in Brussels.

World » Russia | December 8, 2014, Monday // 20:40 | Viewed: 2091

Russia Sets Up Company For Construction Of Pipeline To Turkey

The Russian state company Gazprom will set up a company for the construction of a gas pipeline to Turkey, a week after Russia's President Vladimir Putin announced the cancellation of the South Stream pipeline.

World » Russia | December 8, 2014, Monday // 18:16 | Viewed: 1221

Russian Deputy Minister Accuses US of Seeking to Overthrow Putin

"It is hardly any secret that the aim sanctions is to create social and economic conditions to change [the ones in] power in Russia," a deputy minister has told Russia's lower house of Parliament, the State Duma.

World » Russia | December 8, 2014, Monday // 12:05 | Viewed: 978

Vladimir Putin: Russia Should Become Competitive, Self-Reliant

Russian President Vladimir Putin has delivered his annual address to the country's Parliament calling for measures to get the economy back on its feet.

World » Russia | December 4, 2014, Thursday // 12:39 | Viewed: 1443

Grozny Clashes 'Leave Up to 10 Dead'

Up to ten police officers could have been killed in a shootout following a special operation against militants in the Chechen capital Grozny, media reports suggest.

World » Russia | December 4, 2014, Thursday // 10:39 | Viewed: 1003

Putin to Address Russian Parliament in Annual Speech

Russian President Vladimir Putin is due to address both chambers of the country's legislative body, the Federation Council and the State Duma.

World » Russia | December 4, 2014, Thursday // 09:27 | Viewed: 1199

Russia’s President Signs Law on Free Economic Zone in Crimea

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed the law on the creation of a free economic zone in Crimea.

World » Russia | December 1, 2014, Monday // 07:47 | Viewed: 1757

Russian Navy Ships Conduct Drills In English Channel

Warships from Russia's Northern Fleet entered the English Channel to hold drills, reports RIA Novosti, quoting the Russian Navy press office.

World » Russia | November 28, 2014, Friday // 12:44 | Viewed: 3401

French President Suspends Delivery of First Mistral Warship to Russia

France's President Francois Hollande has announed the delivery of a Mistral helicopter carrier to Russia is now suspended until further notice.

World » Russia | November 25, 2014, Tuesday // 21:45 | Viewed: 1864

Sergey Lavrov: Western Sanctions Aimed at Toppling Russian Regime

The West does not even conceal its "anti-Russian" sanctions are aimed at toppling down the ones in power, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov warned Saturday.

World » Russia | November 22, 2014, Saturday // 12:29 | Viewed: 2161

Putin Says Russia Should Prevent 'Colour Revolutions'

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Moscow should prevent the occurrence of a colour revolution and combat extremism in Russia.

World » Russia | November 21, 2014, Friday // 14:45 | Viewed: 1507
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