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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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West’s Syria policy could backfire: Putin


September 7th, 2012 - 6:54 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned Western powers that their "dangerous" stance on the Syria crisis could come back to haunt them."Today, some want to ... Read more...

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Putin to meet Clinton for Syria discussions


September 7th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin will have a brief meeting with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Saturday on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic ... Read more...

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Russia may let top officials serve till 70


September 5th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has submitted to parliament a bill allowing top officials to stay in office until they are 70 years old."In order to ... Read more...

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Over half of Russians term Pussy Riot sentence fair


August 31st, 2012 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) More than a half of Russians believe sending three members of the punk group Pussy Riot to prison was a fair punishment, a survey by ... Read more...

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Museum of erotic art attacked in Moscow


August 30th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A group of conservative Christian activists have continued their spell of attacks on the Museum of Erotic Art in Moscow, the museum administration said.The activists, ... Read more...

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Pussy Riot appeals verdict


August 28th, 2012 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Defence lawyers for Russian all-female punk band Pussy Riot have appealed the court verdict under which three members of the band were jailed.Yekaterina Samutsevich, 30, ... Read more...

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Two members of Pussy Riot flee Russia


August 27th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two members of female punk group Pussy Riot have fled Russia, while 12 women are still in the country, the group said in its Twitter ... Read more...

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Moscow court acquits Kasparov


August 25th, 2012 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Moscow court acquitted Russian chess grandmaster and opposition activist Garry Kasparov, accused of violating peaceful gathering by raising slogans last week, during the trial ... Read more...

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Pussy Riot to appeal sentence


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The defence team of punk group Pussy Riot will next week appeal the two-year prison sentence for its three members."Today, we received the copy of ... Read more...

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Chess great Kasparov faces jail for biting cop


August 18th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian grandmaster-turned-opposition activist Garry Kasparov, who supported the jailed Pussy Riot members, can be jailed over a clash with police where he allegedly bit a ... Read more...

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Pussy Riot members found guilty in Moscow (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three members of Russian girl punk band Pussy Riot were found guilty of hooliganism by a Moscow district court Friday.They performed a "punk prayer" calling ... Read more...

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Russian Olympic medallists given luxury cars


August 16th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Many of Russia's medal-winning Olympic athletes were presented with luxury cars Wednesday and the others were also promised cars soon.Many of Russia's gold medallists received ... Read more...

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Kremlin to honour Russian Olympic team


August 15th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS) Russian athletes returning from the London Olympics will be honoured at the Kremlin, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has said."I signed an order to honour you with ... Read more...

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Russian opposition activist seek asylum in Ukraine


August 14th, 2012 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An activist of the Other Russia unregistered opposition movement and his wife have applied for political asylum in Ukraine.According to Russian human rights group Agora, ... Read more...

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90 die in Philippines floods


August 13th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bali, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 90 people were killed and four went missing in the Philippines as a result of floods caused by heavy torrential rains that affected more ... Read more...

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Medvedev vows to clear ruling party of spoilers


August 11th, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has pledged to clear the ruling United Russia party of irresponsible members who damage its image."Our party members and leaders ... Read more...

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Russian apex court rejects man’s claim to Vatican


August 9th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Supreme Court has overturned an appeal from a Russian who urged the country's judiciary to recognise his ownership of the Vatican."The court has ... Read more...

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Putin calls for gradual transfer of power


July 31st, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that the transfer of power in Russia's political system must be gradual and continuity in the succession was important.Putin made ... Read more...

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Medvedev may run for president again


July 31st, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has not ruled out that he would run for president again if Russians support his return to the Kremlin."I am ... Read more...

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Defamation can cost $160,000 in Russia


July 30th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a defamation bill into law that carries a fine of up to $160,000, the Kremlin press service said Monday.The ... Read more...

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Putin bans internet alcohol advertisements


July 21st, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin Saturday signed a law prohibiting advertising of alcohol drinks over the Russian segment of the internet and print media, the Kremlin ... Read more...

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Putin warns of action over slow flood warning


July 19th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS) President Vladimir Putin warned Wednesday to take those officials to task who would have failed to provide timely warnings about the deadly floods in southern Russia ... Read more...

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Hamilton wants Moscow F1 night race


July 15th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton wants a Singapore-style night race on the streets of Moscow, the 2008 world champion said in the Russian capital Sunday.Russia ... Read more...

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F1 circuit mooted in Moscow


July 14th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The streets of Moscow would make for a thrilling Formula One circuit that would be faster than Monaco, the organisers of a publicity event said ... Read more...

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Russia, China must pay for supporting Assad: Clinton


July 6th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and China should be told that they will pay a price for their support to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, US Secretary of State Hillary ... Read more...

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Russia’s Kommersant ends TV channel


June 27th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Kommersant publishing house has announced that it was getting rid of its television channel, that was launched in 2011, because of its financial underperformance."A ... Read more...

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Police crack down on Michael Jackson fans in Russia


June 27th, 2012 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Russia's St. Petersburg city tried to prevent a group of Michael Jackson fans from commemorating the third death anniversary of the "King ... Read more...

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Putin, Obama meet constructive : Kremlin aide


June 23rd, 2012 - 8:23 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama had a "constructive and frank" meeting, showing a desire of both the leaders to strengthen ... Read more...

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Rowdy Russian fans head for Warsaw


June 15th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Swaying slightly and smelling strongly of alcohol, the fan slammed his brand new running shoes onto the counter at a downtown Moscow sports shop. "I'm ... Read more...

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Putin congratulates Sharapova on French Open victory


June 10th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 10 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Maria Sharapova on her winning the French Open tournament.In his telegram message, Putin praised the Russian-born tennis player for ... Read more...

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A race in Moscow would benefit F1: Fisichella


June 6th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Formula One race on the streets of Moscow would be excellent for the sport and its Russian fans, three-time race winner Giancarlo Fisichella said ... Read more...

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Putin begins state visit to China (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived here Tuesday, kicking off a state visit to China.He will also attend the 12th Meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) ... Read more...

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Russia registers three more political parties


June 5th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian justice ministry has registered three more political parties under new legislation enacted earlier this year by then-president Dmitry Medvedev following a wave of ... Read more...

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G8 summit opens in US


May 19th, 2012 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) The summit of the Group of Eight (G8) industrialized nations opened Friday in Maryland, US.The two-day summit groups together leaders of Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, ... Read more...

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