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Putin Admits Stage Managing Animal Stunts


September 15th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Putin gave in to the fact that he has been involved in performing some of the most known staged moves. This also includes the encounters with endangered ... Read more...

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Russian warships hold drills in Mediterranean


August 11th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian joint naval task force on a training mission in the Mediterranean has conducted two-day tactical exercises with live-firing drills, the defense ministry said.The ... Read more...

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Russia may evacuate personnel from Syria if attacked


July 29th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian servicemen may be evacuated from the country's naval base in Tartus, Syria, if it comes under attack, Navy chief Vice Admiral Viktor Chirkov said."I ... Read more...

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Russia seeks faster trade growth with Italy


July 24th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 24 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that he is confident of restoration of bilateral trade between his country and Italy and the two-way trade volume can ... Read more...

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Russian warships to exercise in Atlantic, Mediterranean


July 11th, 2012 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian naval task force will perform combat training missions in the Atlantic, the Mediterranean and the Black Sea, according to the country's Defence ... Read more...

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Putin visits flood affected region


July 8th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti)President Vladimir Putin visited Russia's southern town of Krymsk, the worst affected area by floods that hit Krasnodar region Saturday, killing over 100 people overnight.Putin held ... Read more...

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Russia to form air defence force for Sochi Olympics


June 25th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 25 (IANS) Russia is to form an air defence force to ensure the security at the Sochi Olympics, a military official said Monday.The special force, to be set ... Read more...

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Experts find new evidence supporting John the Baptist bones theory


June 15th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sveti Ivan Island, June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Archaeology experts have found new evidence that the remains discovered in the ruins of a Bulgaria 5th century monastery belong to St John the Baptist. ... Read more...

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Georgia submits formal bid for 2020 Euro Championship


May 16th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi (Georgia), May 16 (IANS) Georgia has submitted its formal bid for the 2020 European Football Championship, the country's sports minister confirmed.Lado Vardzelashvili said Georgia submitted its bid late Monday ... Read more...

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Dancer’s leg amputated because of doctors’ delay


May 16th, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 25-year-old Russian break-dance champion had to have one of his legs amputated and almost lost the other after doctors delayed treating him for a ... Read more...

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Bomber held in Georgia


May 5th, 2012 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, May 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man has been arrested in Georgia for allegedly planting an explosive device near the prosecutor's office in the western city of Zugdidi."The suspect was ... Read more...

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Russian warships to patrol Syrian coast


April 14th, 2012 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian warships will be continuously deployed for patrol duty off the Syrian coast in the Mediterranean, a defence ministry official said Friday."A decision has been ... Read more...

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Ukraine, Brazil talk on energy


January 24th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine has started talks with Brazil on joint development of hydrocarbons on the Black Sea shelf, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Konstantin Grishchenko said Tuesday."Naftogaz Ukraina ... Read more...

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Now Russian gas to Europe to pass through Turkey


December 29th, 2011 - 4:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS) Turkey has allowed Russia to build a gas pipeline through its part of the Black Sea, making it possible for Moscow to bypass Ukraine to deliver ... Read more...

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Russia, Italy start anti-terror naval drill


November 8th, 2011 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Italy have started a joint naval exercise in the Ionian Sea off Italy's southeast coast to practice counter-terrorism and anti-piracy operations.In the drill ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola opens $120 mn plant for 2014 Winter Olympics


September 26th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Coca-Cola Company has launched a $120 million plant to supply non-alcoholic beverages for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia's Black Sea resort city of ... Read more...

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Russia may legalise cannabis for industrial use


September 23rd, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia may soon authorise the cultivation of cannabis for industrial needs, Russia's Federal Drug Control Service said Friday.On Sep 28, the country's State Anti-drug ... Read more...

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Russia to hold parliamentary elections Dec 4


August 29th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Monday announced that parliamentary elections in the country will be held Dec 4.Medvedev, however, warned against inter-ethnic aggression and violence during ... Read more...

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Brazilian oil giant to invest $11 bn in Mexico


August 1st, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Veracruz (Mexico), Aug 1 (IANS/EFE) Petroleo Brasileiro, or Petrobras, plans to invest $11 billion in oil exploration, production and refining projects in Mexico between now and 2015, an official said.Veracruz ... Read more...

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Two Russian planes make emergency landing


July 29th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 29 (IANS) A Russian plane with 99 people on board Friday made an emergency landing in Siberia while another aircraft with 301 passengers landed in Belarus capital Minsk ... Read more...

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Georgian president’s son sets world iPad typing record


July 6th, 2011 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The teenage son of Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has broken the world record for the fastest typing on an iPad, local TV company Imedi said ... Read more...

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Russia, Ukraine reach pact in sea border talks


June 5th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Ukraine have reached a breakthrough in their talks on maritime border delimitation, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Sunday."A qualitative breakthrough has been ... Read more...

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No dead dolphins found in Black Sea: Russia


May 18th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Reports by experts who said around 20-30 dead dolphins were found on the Black Sea coast were false, Russia's environmental watchdog has said.Reports said divers ... Read more...

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‘Corrupt’ Putin owns palace worth 600 mn pounds: Businessman


February 16th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) A businessman has accused Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin of having a lavish 600 million pounds ($970 million) palace, which he built for himself near a Black Sea ... Read more...

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Putin, Medvedev share nearly 24 ’secret palaces’ between them


February 1st, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Feb.1 (ANI): Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin allegedly share between them at least two dozen palaces, villas and mansions, according to a respected Russian magazine.The Russian liberal ... Read more...

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Bollywood can boost our tourism, says Romanian minister


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Bollywood is no more just a form of entertainment but also has immense business potential. Borbely Karoly, the Romanian secretary of state, feels the Hindi film industry ... Read more...

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Russia to build solar power plant


November 3rd, 2010 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two Russian firms have announced plans to build the country's first industrial solar power station near the Black Sea.The 12.3 megawatt station will be built in the ... Read more...

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Russia To Have First Grand Prix Formula One


October 15th, 2010 - 2:09 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first races of the Russian Grand Prix will be hosted in Sochi, and the Russian Grand Prix F1 races will be held between the years of 2014, ... Read more...

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UAE firm in $500 mn joint venture with Russian corporation


September 18th, 2010 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Sep 18 (IANS/WAM) Ports and logistics group Gulftainer, based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has signed a joint venture agreement with Prominvest, the financial and investment arm of Russian state ... Read more...

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Killer Shrimp Found in UK Waters, Scientist Devastated


September 15th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A report issued on Monday has upset many researchers, since a killer shrimp with the scientific name Dikerogammarus villosus has been discovered in the UK water reservoir, ... Read more...

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63 kids fall ill after eating lunch in Ukraine


September 12th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sixty-three children were hospitalised in the Ukraine when they fell ill after eating lunch in their school cafeteria, officials said Sunday. The children became ill Friday after eating ... Read more...

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Scalpel and skull discovery in Turkey offers clues to Bronze Age brain surgery


September 1st, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 1 (ANI): Discovery of a scalpels and skulls at an early Bronze Age settlement called Ikiztepe in Turkey, has indicated that people at the time performed brain surgeries.Onder Bilgi director ... Read more...

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Undersea River Discovered Beneath The Black Sea


August 7th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The researchers working in the area of the Black Sea have discovered an undersea river which flows along a channel below the surface of ... Read more...

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Scientists Discover River Under Black Sea


August 7th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 7, (THAIDIAN NEWS) There lies a deep channel equivalent to a terrestrial river under the Black Sea whose water current is 350 times greater than the River Thames. The ... Read more...

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John the Baptist’s remains may be in 5th century Black Sea monastery


August 5th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): The remains of John the Baptist, the biblical prophet famous for baptizing Jesus, may be present in a 5th century monastery in the Black Sea.Bulgarian archaeologists excavating under ... Read more...

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