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Petrescu to take over as Dynamo coach


August 16th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ex-Chelsea player Dan Petrescu will take over as the Dynamo Moscow football coach by the end of the week.Petrescu resigned as coach of FC Kuban, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Annan’s exit may bring forceful action in Syria: Russia


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The resignation of UN and Arab League envoy to Syria Kofi Annan "opens the gates" for those backing a military intervention into the country to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UN Syria resolution unacceptable: Russia


July 13th, 2012 - 6:52 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has objected to a draft resolution on Syria submitted to the UN Security Council by a number of Western nations, since it may lead ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US team visits Moscow over Syria crisis


June 8th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US State Department officials Friday met Russian foreign ministry officials in Moscow to try to take a common position on the escalating crisis in Syria."A ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

UNSC calls emergency meet on Syria massacre


May 28th, 2012 - 3:54 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN Security Council has called an emergency meeting to discuss the massacre in Syria's Houla town that left over 100 people dead, many ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda behind Syrian blasts, says Russia


May 14th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow believes that terrorist groups, including Al Qaeda, carried out recent suicide bombings in Syria, said Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov Monday.At least 55 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russia blames Georgia for swine flu


April 9th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A top Russian official Monday blamed a recent outbreak of African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) in the country on Georgia. The virus affects only animals ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russian opposition to stage ‘March of the Millions’


March 18th, 2012 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian opposition has decided to stage -- March of the millions -- protest May 6 before the inauguration of president-elect Vladimir Putin.Members of the opposition, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nine killed in Moscow river boat accident


July 31st, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nine people were killed when a pleasure boat collided with a barge and sank in Russia's Moskva river here Sunday. The accident occurred at about 1.30 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russia ready to lift EU vegetable import ban


July 25th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is ready to completely lift a ban on import of vegetables from Europe if there are no further cases of E.coli infections, a top ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

UN resolution on Libya too hasty, says Russia


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN Security Council resolution on Libya was adopted too hastily, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said Wednesday.The council imposed a no-fly zone over ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bangladesh signs nuclear power deal with Russia


February 25th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 25 (IANS) Bangladesh has signed here a "primary deal" with Russia for installing a 2,000 MW nuclear power plant, which would be its first. To be located at Rooppur ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Swine flu rising in Russia, Europe


January 17th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The number of people infected with the pandemic A/H1N1 swine flu virus is on the rise in Russia and Europe, a senior Russian official said.Russia's chief sanitary ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Double agent being hunted for exposing Anna Chapman spy ring


November 12th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Nov 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A senior Russian secret agent is on the run after it emerged that he was also doubling as an agent for the United States. It emerged ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bronze age cities built by Aryans discovered


October 4th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 4 (IANS) Archaeologists have discovered bronze age cities built by the Aryans in a remote Russian region, dating back to the beginning of Western civilisation in Europe. Archaeologists have identified ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fires at Russian radioactive sites confirmed


August 11th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (DPA) Russian forestry officials confirmed Wednesday that areas contaminated by the 1986 Chernobyl disaster have been more widely affected by the current wildfires than authorities have admitted, Interfax news ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russia bans Gerber baby food from US


April 26th, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has banned baby food containing poultry components produced by an Amercian company after the country passed new safety regulations, a top official has said. Consumer rights watchdog ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russian Soyuz blasts off for ISS


May 27th, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 27 (RIA Novosti) A Russian Soyuz TMA-15 spacecraft carrying three astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) was launched Wednesday from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan, the mission control ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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