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Passenger plane crashes in Russia’s Far East, killing 10


September 13th, 2012 - 2:52 am ICT by BNO News
PALANA, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A small regional airliner crashed as it was preparing to land at an airport in northeastern Russia on early Wednesday afternoon, killing ten people and injuring four ... Read more...

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Russia test fires new ballistic missile


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia test-fired a new prototype ballistic missile from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome Wednesday, Defence Ministry spokesman Vadim Koval said, but did not name the new weapon."The ... Read more...

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Russia votes for parliament, a test of Putin’s leadership


December 4th, 2011 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 4 (IANS) Russians vote Sunday in parliamentary elections that will test the country's trust in Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and his ruling party amid growing impatience with corrupt ... Read more...

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Russia test launches ICBM


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia test launched a Topol RS-12M intercontinental ballistic missile Thursday, the defense ministry said.It was launched at 10.45 a.m. from the Plesetsk Space Center and ... Read more...

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Russia and Iceland sign geothermal energy deal


October 24th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- Officials from the governments of Russia and Iceland signed an agreement on Monday morning to produce geothermal energy, local media reported.The two European countries agreed to design ... Read more...

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North Korean navy official visits Russia


October 20th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Vladivostok, Oct 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A senior North Korean navy official will start Thursday an official visit to Russia's Pacific Fleet."The visit will continue until Oct 27… and will include ... Read more...

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Russian walks 9,000-km home after being robbed


September 7th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 47-year-old Russian walked 9,000 km from Moscow to his hometown on the Kamchatka Peninsula after he was robbed of money, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Hot springs of volcanic crater in Siberia reveals ancient ecology


April 27th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): A study has found that bacteria in the scalding hot springs of a volcanic crater in Siberia can help reconstruct the evolution of Earth's early atmosphere.UChicago researcher Albert ... Read more...

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Radiation level within norms in Russia’s Far East


April 17th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The radiation level is within the norms in all districts of Russia's Far East, a spokesman for the regional emergencies ministry said Sunday."As of Sunday ... Read more...

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Russia reports normal radiation level


April 16th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Experts conducting round-the-clock monitoring in Russia's Far East said Saturday that radiation levels did not exceed natural background despite the accident at the Japanese nuclear ... Read more...

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Russia to send mission to assess Sea of Japan nuclear contamination


April 16th, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Friday announced an expedition to the Sea of Japan to assess the effects of the nuclear contamination.After a meeting with Russian Geographic ... Read more...

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Japan radiation plume reaches US, but poses no risk: Report


March 19th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 19 (IANS) Faint traces of very low levels of radiation from the stricken Fukushima nuclear complex in Japan have been detected in Sacramento, California, the New York ... Read more...

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Russia imposes entry ban on Japanese officials for comments on islands dispute


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:28 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- Russia on Wednesday imposed an entry ban on two Japanese CEOs for their comments over the Kuril Islands dispute, RIA Novosti reported.The Russian Interior Ministry imposed the ... Read more...

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Russia says U.S. intervention in Kuril Islands dispute with Japan is unacceptable


February 25th, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- Russian Foreign Ministry on Thursday said that the United States attempts to intervene in the Japan-Russia dispute over the Kuril Islands are unacceptable.On Monday, the Russian Foreign ... Read more...

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New satellites to be able to predict earthquakes


February 20th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) A team of British and Russian scientists have launched a project that could predict when and where earthquakes will occur, and thus save thousands of lives.An agreement to ... Read more...

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Four solar, two lunar eclipses in 2011


January 3rd, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four solar and two total moon eclipses will be observed in different parts of the world, including in India, in 2011.The first solar eclipse will take place ... Read more...

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Russia tests new ballistic missile


October 8th, 2010 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 8 (IANS) Russia has successfully tested the new Bulava inter-continental ballistic missile, the defence ministry said.The launch was made Thursday from the Northern Fleet's heavy strategic cruiser Dmitry Donskoi. The ... Read more...

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Russia successfully test fires troubled Bulava missile


October 7th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Russia on Thursday successfully tested its new nuclear-capable RSM-56 Bulava inter-continental ballistic missile, the Defense Ministry said.After the launch in the White Sea, made from the Northern Fleet's ... Read more...

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Nine rescued after helicopter carrying 16 German tourists crashes in Russia’s Kamchatka


April 10th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- At least nine people were rescued after a helicopter carrying 19 passengers and crew crashed on a mountain in Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula on Saturday, Russian news agencies reported.The ... Read more...

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US failed to detect Russian submarines that launched missiles


July 15th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 15 (RIA Novosti) The United States was unable to detect the presence of Russian strategic submarines in the Arctic before they test-launched two ballistic missiles, a Russian intelligence source said ... Read more...

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Infrared technology can predict when and how violently volcanoes will erupt


November 21st, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): A geologist is using thermal infrared technology and data from NASA and weather satellites to determine when and how violently volcanoes will erupt, a research that will ... Read more...

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Russia for compromise over island dispute with Japan


November 1st, 2008 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 1 (RIA Novosti) Russia Saturday said it favours a compromise with Japan on the territorial dispute over the Kuril Islands.Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is scheduled to visit Japan early November ... Read more...

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Quake jolts southeast Russian region


July 5th, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Moscow, July 5 (Xinhua) A 6.9-magnitude earthquake Saturday jolted the Sea of Okhotsk region in southeast Russia, the Itar-Tass news agency reported. The tremor occurred at 6:13 a.m. Moscow time (0213 GMT), ... Read more...

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