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Russia Confirms Receiving First Tranche of Ukraine Gas Debt Payment

Russian gas giant Gazprpom on Wednesday confirmed receiving the first tranche of payment for past deliveries from Ukraine’s Naftogaz.

World » Russia | November 5, 2014, Wednesday // 11:34 | Viewed: 1361

Russian State Telecom To Launch Counterpart of Skype

The Russian State Telecom Rostelecom is planning to launch a Russian mobile application, more or less analogous to Skype and Viber, reports ITAR-TASS.

World » Russia | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 11:37 | Viewed: 1009

Russia to Ban Import of Animal Fat, Meat Byproducts from EU

Russia will impose a temporary ban on imports of animal fat and meat byproduct from the European Union.

World » Russia | October 20, 2014, Monday // 19:52 | Viewed: 1398

Cooling of US-Russia Relations to Last Long Time - Russian FM

A long period of severing ties between Washington and Moscow should be expected amid attempts to solve the Ukraine crisis, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov warned.

World » Russia | October 20, 2014, Monday // 16:25 | Viewed: 2004

Putin Promises to Decrease Europe Supplies 'If Ukraine Steals Gas'

Russian President Vladimir Putin has made clear Gazprom will reduce deliveries to EU countries if Ukraine "steals" transit gas pumped through its territory.

World » Russia | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 17:53 | Viewed: 2681

Putin Urges Unblocking of South Stream

With transit of Russian gas to Europe via Ukraine still being problematic, diversification of supply routes is an obvious solution, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has said

World » Russia | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 12:46 | Viewed: 1728

Russia to Open Base for Su-27 Fighter Jets in Belarus in 2016

Russia is going to set up an air base in eastern Belarus and deploy Su-27 fighter jets there, Russian Air Force Commander-in-Chief Viktor Bondarev said on Wednesday.

World » Russia | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 14:43 | Viewed: 2151

Russia Calls on EU for New Approach to South Stream

Interests of the local population and businesses within the EU in the South Stream pipeline project should be taken into consideration, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov announced.

World » Russia | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 14:02 | Viewed: 1208

Russia's Vladimir Zhirinovsky Calls Rosen Plevneliev 'Scoundrel', 'CIA Lackey'

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev is “a scoundrel and a lackey of the CIA”, said the leader of Russia's Liberal Democratic Party Vladimir Zhirinovsky for a show on Rossia 1 TV channel.

World » Russia | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 12:42 | Viewed: 3386

Lukoil Refinery in Romania Resumes Operations amid Tax Evasion Probe

Lukoil's Petrotel refinery in Romania has resumed operations after a production halt imposed last week on suspicion of tax evasion.

World » Russia | October 13, 2014, Monday // 16:06 | Viewed: 1760

Lukoil Refinery in Romania Closed over Tax Evasion, Money Laundering Probe

Romanian authorities have ordered the closure of Lukoil's Petrotel refinery in Ploiesti, Romania.

World » Russia | October 7, 2014, Tuesday // 08:19 | Viewed: 2013

Simeon Djankov: EU Likely to Lessen Sanctions on Russia

The EU is likely to lessen sanctions imposed on Russia in response to the limiting of hostilities in Ukraine, former Bulgarian government official Simeon Djankov argued Thursday.

World » Russia | October 3, 2014, Friday // 10:44 | Viewed: 1097

Russia Successfully Places Satellite into Orbit

Russia's rocket Proton has managed to bring its telecommunications satellite called Beam into orbit, Russian space agency Roskosmos has announced.

World » Russia | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 16:32 | Viewed: 1572

Moscow 'Has No Desire' to Pursue War with Sanctions - FM

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov emphasized his country does not want to continue  the war of sanctions currently ongoing between Moscow and the West.

World » Russia | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 16:18 | Viewed: 1114

Russia to Base Subs with Cruise Missiles at Novorossiysk

Russia plans to deploy submarines carrying cruise missiles with a range of over 1,500 km in the port of Novorossiysk, the Black Sea Fleet commander has said.

World » Russia | September 24, 2014, Wednesday // 10:11 | Viewed: 2530

Russia Mulls Isolating Itself from Global Internet

Moscow could introduce a special regime to manage its segment of the Internet, Russian media reports suggest.

World » Russia | September 19, 2014, Friday // 13:17 | Viewed: 8736

Russia's Putin 'Threatens to Send Army' to Riga, Warsaw, Bucharest

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has claimed his Russian counterpart told him his troops could reach NATO states "within two days", media reports suggest.

World » Russia | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 18:32 | Viewed: 13093
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