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Ukraine to extradite Putin murder plotter


August 15th, 2012 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Ukrainian court has ordered the extradition of Adam Osmayev to Russia, after he was suspected of attempting to kill Russian President Vladimir Putin earlier ... Read more...

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Russian president loses temper at press conference


September 13th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev lost his temper at a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron, where he said Moscow will never extradite ... Read more...

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Top KGB defector claims Lib Dem aide was Russia’s best spy in 30-yrs


December 13th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 13 (ANI): A top KGB defector has claimed that the blonde Commons researcher, who is facing deportation from Britain after being accused of espionage, is Russia's most effective spy in ... Read more...

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Medvedev lauds Elton John


December 13th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Elton John's music is "of very high quality", Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said after attending a concert of the British singer in Moscow Sunday night."Just been at ... Read more...

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‘Brit MP’s researcher was strongest, most useful KGB agent in 30 years’


December 12th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12(ANI): Ekaterina Zatuliveter, the Russian woman accused of spying while working as a parliamentary researcher in the United Kingdom, is Russia's most effective spy in 30 years, a top KGB ... Read more...

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UK stopped Russia from tracking ex-KGB agent Litvinenko’s killers: Wikileaks


December 12th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Stockholm, Dec 12 (ANI): Secret cables released by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' have revealed that Russia was tracking the suspected killers of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko before he was poisoned in ... Read more...

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Five-year-old kid names Putin’s new puppy


December 10th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A five-year old boy from Moscow has won a competition to choose a name for Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's new puppy.Dima Sokolov, who chose the winning ... Read more...

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Russia may ban tigers, crocodiles as pets


November 23rd, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Crocodiles, tigers and penguins may soon disappear from Russian homes if the parliament clears a bill that bans "exotic" animals from being kept as pets.A bill on ... Read more...

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Bulgarian PM gifts puppy to Putin


November 14th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was gifted a puppy by his Bulgarian counterpart, Boyko Borisov.The Bulgarian Karakachan puppy was given to Putin after the two countries signed ... Read more...

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‘It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,’ says spy Chapman on Facebook


July 13th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 13 (ANI): 'It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,' says alleged Russian spy Anna Chapman on her newly activated Facebook account, referring to ... Read more...

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‘Russian spy’ Anna Chapman’s marriage was a sham?


July 10th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
New York, July 10 (ANI): Brit officials are investigating whether alleged Russian spy Anna Chapman's marriage to Alex Chapman was a sham.Officials are investigating to check whether Chapman's marriage was a fraud ... Read more...

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‘Russian spy’ Anna Chapman’s ex-British husband discloses her personal mails


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): 'Russian spy' Anna Chapman's ex-British husband Alex Chapman has disclosed a series of emails she sent him weeks before her arrest, describing her regrets over the life she ... Read more...

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Putin slams US arrest of suspected spies


June 30th, 2010 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (DPA) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin Tuesday sharply criticised the arrest in the US and Cyprus of 11 suspected Russian spies. The FBI had "let themselves go," he said at ... Read more...

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Russian oligarch Lebedev to buy The Independent for a pound


March 1st, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 1 (ANI): Former KGB agent and the new owner of the London Evening Standard newspaper, Alexander Lebedev is reportedly just days away from a deal to buy The Independent for ... Read more...

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Now China spy hides in Canadian church to avoid deportation


February 3rd, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 3 (IANS) Even as Canadian agencies struggle to deport a former KGB agent hiding in a Vancouver church, yet another former spy -- for China -- has now hidden himself ... Read more...

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Canada set to throw out ex-KGB spy


January 29th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Jan 29 (IANS) Canada is set to throw out a former KGB agent who is hiding in a church here since June to avoid deportation. Mikhail Lennikov, 49, who is ... Read more...

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Ujjal Dosanjh wants Canada to keep ex-KGB spy


December 21st, 2009 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 21 (IANS) Ujjal Dosanjh, former Canadian health minister and top Indian-Canadian leader, has urged the government to allow a former KGB spy to stay on in Canada. Mikhail Lennikov, 49, who ... Read more...

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Litvinenko murder: UK efforts to extradite ex-KGB agent nixed


November 13th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
London/Moscow, Nov.13 (ANI): Britain's efforts to extradite former KGB officer and current Russian parliamentarian Andrei Lugovoy to stand trial for the murder of Alexander Litvinenko has received a setback with German prosecutors ... Read more...

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Hiding KGB agent faces deportation from Canada


September 24th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Sep 24 (IANS) Canada is set to throw out a former KGB agent who is hiding in a church here for the past four months. Mikhail Lennikov, 49, who is hiding in ... Read more...

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Ex-KGB agent Lebedev to buy London Evening Standard


January 15th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.15 (ANI): A billionaire and former KGB agent Alexander Lebedev is to buy London''s Evening Standard that would see him become the first Russian oligarch to own a major British ... Read more...

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‘Russian billionaire in bid to buy British paper’


January 9th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) A Russian billionaire and former KGB agent's approach to buy the Evening Standard, London's traditional daily, has been rebuffed by its owners, according to media reports Friday.Viscount Rothermere, ... Read more...

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Russian Premier Putin shoots, tranquilizes Siberian tiger


September 2nd, 2008 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 1 (DPA) Prime Minister Vladimir Putin took on the role of nature lover and protector of threatened species in Russian media reports Monday that told of his accurate tranquilizer shot ... Read more...

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Russia accuses senior British diplomat of spying


July 11th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): Russias intelligence services have accused a senior British diplomat of being a spy, igniting a new spying row with London.Relations between Britain and Russia have been ... Read more...

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Medvedev sworn in, immediately names Putin as premier (Second lead)


May 7th, 2008 - 9:18 pm ICT by admin
DPA Moscow, May 7 (DPA) Dmitry Medvedev was sworn in as Russia's third president in a pomp-filled ceremony Wednesday, and quickly removed doubts about the role of his mentor and predecessor, Vladimir Putin, ... Read more...

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Putin denies marriage plans with ex-gymnast


April 18th, 2008 - 7:57 pm ICT by admin
DPA Moscow, April 18 (DPA) Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday denied tabloid rumours of a divorce from his wife Lyudmila and plans to wed 24-year-old former Olympic gymnast-turned-politician Alina Kabayeva. "You are talking ... Read more...

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DiCaprio produce Conspiracy of Fools


February 14th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): Leonardo DiCaprio is set to produce Conspiracy of Fools, a Warner Bros. drama about the Enron scandal.The pic will be based on the Kurt Eichenwald book of the ... Read more...

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Murdered ex-Russian spy Litvinenko was on MI6 payroll


November 14th, 2007 - 2:55 am ICT by admin
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