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Russia to crack down on prisoners’ mobile phones


August 7th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS) Russian authorities are considering tougher punishment, including extra prison time, for inmates who use mobile phones, RIA Novosti reported Tuesday.According to the Izvestia daily, an official ... Read more...

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Russia’s richest tycoon names $100 mn Yacht after mother


June 1st, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's richest businessmen Alisher Usmanov has named his new $100-million yacht after his mother, a daily reported.The 66-metre ship which was named Dilbar after ... Read more...

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Jailed Russian complains of discrimination in US


May 24th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 24 (IANS) A former Russian pilot, who is serving 20 years in prison in the US for attempted drug trafficking, has complained of racial and religious discrimination against ... Read more...

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12 bodies brought out of crashed Sukhoi


May 11th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Twelve bodies were brought out Friday by rescuers from the crash site where a Sukhoi Superjet 100 airliner went down in Indonesia Wednesday, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Russia wants strike drone


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 2 (IANS) Russia has issued a technical specification for development of a strike unmanned air vehicle (UAV), Izvestia daily said Monday quoting a source.Tranzas company will build the ... Read more...

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Russia to build mini drone


March 15th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian warplane maker Irkut has signed a contract with Vietnam to build a small unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), a media report said Thursday.The $10 million ... Read more...

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Russia unveils robot for space missions


March 7th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has built an android -- a robot resembling a human being -- to work in orbit.The robot, S-400, will be Russia's first space robot ... Read more...

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Malaysia plans to buy 18 more Russian fighter jets


November 15th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Malaysia plans to buy 18 Russian Su-30MKM fighters capable of carrying Russian-Indian BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles, the Izvestia daily said Tuesday.The paper said, citing military ... Read more...

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Gaddafi plans to blow up Tripoli if captured


July 14th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has a "suicide plan" to blow up the capital city of Tripoli if it comes into the hands of rebels, Russia's special ... Read more...

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Moscow to spend about $892 mn on hospitals’ renovation


April 25th, 2011 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow authorities plan to allocate some 25 billion rubles ($892.3mn) to repair healthcare facilities in 2011, and another 25 million rubles to replace medical equipment ... Read more...

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Medvedev approves Russia’s security strategy until 2020


May 13th, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 13 (RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has approved a national security strategy to last until 2020, the Kremlin said Wednesday. It maintains, in particular, that the policy pursued by ... Read more...

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