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Belarus denies selling weapons to Syria


September 21st, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, Sep 20 (IANS) Belarus Thursday denied Washington's accusations of trying to sell weapons to Syria and violating a UN Security Council (UNSC) resolution after the US imposed sanctions on ... Read more...

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Arshavin out of Arsenal’s Champions League squad


September 18th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian forward Andrei Arshavin has been left out of Arsenal's 18-man squad for Tuesday's Champions League football opener against Montpellier in France.Arshavin has been frozen ... Read more...

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Non-playing Arshavin out of Russia plans


September 8th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Arsenal's Andrei Arshavin will stay out of the Russia team he used to captain unless he starts playing regular club football, Russia coach Fabio ... Read more...

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Dzyuba to miss World Cup qualifiers


September 5th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian striker Artem Dzyuba has injured his knee and will miss Friday's football World Cup qualifier against Northern Ireland and next Tuesday's against Israel.Spartak Moscow's ... Read more...

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Russia denies Finnish airspace violation


August 25th, 2012 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Defence Ministry Friday denied that the country's planes violated Finnish airspace.On Friday, the Finnish Defence Ministry stated on its website that "a Russian ... Read more...

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Arshavin visits St.Petersburg, sparks speculation


August 19th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Arsenal midfielder Andrei Arshavin Sunday arrived in his home town of St. Petersburg on business in a move likely to spark speculation he may ... Read more...

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Arshavin jeers distracted Russia: Capello


August 16th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian fans jeering Andrei Arshavin distracted the Russian team and surprised new coach Fabio Capello, the ex-England boss said.Capello's first game in charge of ... Read more...

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Capello does not listen to anyone: Arshavin


August 16th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello is an authoritarian who doesn't listen to anyone else's opinion, Russia midfielder Andrei Arshavin said of the national football team's new coach.Capello's reign ... Read more...

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Olympic modern penthathon: Svoboda wins gold for Czechs


August 12th, 2012 - 2:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) David Svoboda of the Czech Republic took gold Saturday in the men's modern pentathlon at Olympics here .Svoboda entered the final combined run and shoot ... Read more...

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Olympics: German duo stroke to canoe gold


August 9th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Peter Kretschmer and Kurt Kuschela stroked to Olympic gold in the men's canoe double 1,000 metres Thursday.Kretschmer and Kuschela overhauled Sergiy Bezugliy and Maksim Prokopenko ... Read more...

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Collapsed walker is Olympic hero


August 5th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian walker who collapsed while chasing a medal at the Olympics is a true example of heroism, the head of the Russian Olympic ... Read more...

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Olympic weightlifting: Polish underdog bags gold


August 4th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Poland's Adrian Edward Zielinski has won the gold medal in weightlifting men's 85kg category with a total of 385kg.Zielinski, 23, standing in the third place ... Read more...

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Capello seeks Russian assistant


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Incoming Russia football coach Fabio Capello is looking for a local assistant, the Russian FA's acting president said Sunday.Capello has agreed to take over the ... Read more...

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Zenit mulling Arshavin bid: Coach


July 20th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Zenit St. Petersburg are considering a bid to bring Arsenal midfielder Andrei Arshavin back to his old football club, coach Luciano Spalletti said Friday.Arshavin ... Read more...

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Reading completes Pogrebnyak signing


July 7th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian striker Pavel Pogrebnyak has joined English Premier League side Reading after receiving a British work permit, the club said.Pogrebnyak, who spent the second ... Read more...

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Arsenal expect Arshavin in training by July 21


July 5th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Arsenal expect midfielder Andrei Arshavin to return to the English football club by July 21.The 31-year-old midfielder spent the second half of last season ... Read more...

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Pogrebnyak agrees contract with Reading


June 30th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian striker Pavel Pogrebnyak has agreed a contract with Reading, the English Premier League club said Saturday.The Russian is likely to join the newly-promoted ... Read more...

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Russia should respect fans more, says captain Arshavin


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia captain Andrei Arshavin believes his team needs to learn to be more gracious to its fans and can learn from Poland and Ireland.After ... Read more...

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Arshavin sorry for Russia’s Euro 2012 showing


June 21st, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian mid-fielder and captain Andrei Arshavin has apologised to fans for the country's group stage exit at Euro 2012.Russia started the tournament brightly with ... Read more...

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Russian expert who sold rocket secrets to China freed


June 19th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The former head of a Russian rocket technology firm, who was jailed in 2007 for selling state secrets to China, has been released on parole.Igor ... Read more...

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Arshavin’s creativity outweighs low stamina: Russia coach


June 16th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian midfielder Andrei Arshavin's creative genius is enough to make up for his low stamina, coach Dick Advocaat said.Arshavin played the the entirety of ... Read more...

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Russian opposition to launch online TV channel


June 15th, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian opposition intends to set up an online television channel featuring political content as an alternative to the state-controlled channels.According to the Izvestia daily, ... Read more...

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Russia showing dangerous cohesion: Arshavin


June 11th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Andrei Arshavin Monday warned his opponents that the Russian team, which has become older but wiser since the run up to the Euro 2008 ... Read more...

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Arshavin crucial to Russia’s success, says Advocaat


June 9th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Wroclaw (Poland), June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Star midfielder Andrei Arshavin is "very important" to Russia's chances in the Euro 2012 Football Championship, head coach Dick Advocaat has said.Arshavin helped ... Read more...

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Russia lack the pace to be a top team: Arshavin


June 8th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russians lack the pace to be considered Euro 2012 favourites, captain Andrei Arshavin said Friday.Dick Advocaat's side kick-off their Group A campaign late ... Read more...

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‘Russia can survive without Arshavin’


May 29th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Euro 2012 squad is more capable of adapting to the loss of key players than a decade ago, and could even survive the ... Read more...

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Russia’s capital outflow reaches $8 bn


May 15th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 15 (IANS) Net capital outflow from Russia amounted to some $8 billion in April, authorities said.Deputy Economic Development Minister Andrei Klepach Monday said they expect the trend to ... Read more...

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Moscow to spend $33 bn on subway


May 15th, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 15 (IANS) The Russian capital plans to spend over a trillion rubles (around$33 billion) by 2020 to extend the city's subway system, an official said.Andrei Bochkaryov, head of ... Read more...

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Britain refuses asylum request from Moscow bankers


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain has refused to grant political asylum to two former officials of a Moscow bank, after they were placed on the Interpol wanted list on ... Read more...

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Does membership of elite group shore up performance?


April 25th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Does being labelled as a member of an elite group shore up your performance on tasks related to your area of expertise?Not necessarily, say researchers who ... Read more...

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Russia’s trade surplus up 26 percent


April 24th, 2012 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 24 (IANS) Russia's trade surplus grew by 26 percent in March year-on-year, Russian Deputy Economic Development Minister Andrei Klepach said Monday."The trade surplus in March reached $21 billion. ... Read more...

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Boy abducted because of his name


April 5th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A woman who kidnapped a seven-year-old boy named Ilya Yaropolov in Russia did so because she wanted a child with that name, police said.The boy ... Read more...

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Russian military cadet dies in skydive


April 5th, 2012 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian cadet paratrooper died Wednesday in a training skydive, the defence ministry said.According to ministry spokesman Col. Alexander Kucherenko, the cadet from the Military ... Read more...

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Wanted sex trafficker extradited to Russia


March 31st, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian woman accused of sex trafficking, and on an international wanted list since 2010, has been extradited from Germany to face charges in Russia.Svetlana ... Read more...

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Roberto Carlos dropped from Anzhi Makhachkala squad


March 10th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 10 (IANS) Brazilian veteran football player Roberto Carlos, who now plays in Russia's Anzhi Makhachkala, was dropped from the club's squad for the Russian Premier League, the club's ... Read more...

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