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Spartak owner envies Zenit’s Hulk, Witsel deals


September 6th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spartak Moscow can only watch and envy the lavish transfer spending of their rivals Zenit St. Petersburg after the Russian champions bought Hulk and Axel ... 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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CSKA look to dominate AIK again


August 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) CSKA Moscow coach Leonid Slutsky is expecting Swedish side AIK to sit back and defend despite needing at least a goal in the second leg ... Read more...

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MTS launches 30 paise plan for calls


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Sistema Shyam Teleservices Limited (SSTL), which operates its services under brand name MTS, Wednesday rated all its tariffs, including roaming services and international calls, at ... Read more...

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Russia relaxes foreign player quota


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football Premier League clubs will be able to field seven foreign players at any one time from next season onward, a slight relaxation from ... Read more...

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CSKA coach leaps to Arshavin’s defence


June 29th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) CSKA Moscow coach Leonid Slutsky said the Russian team and captain Andrei Arshavin in particular, do not deserve the harsh criticism they received following ... Read more...

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Spartak owner rules himself out of Russian FA job


June 27th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spartak Moscow owner Leonid Fedun Wednesday ruled himself out of the vacant job as the head of the Russian Football Union (RFU).Fedun, 56, is a ... Read more...

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Russian luge head dies in Croatia


June 25th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The president of the Russian Luge Federation, Leonid Gart, has died in an accident in Croatia, federation spokesman Mikhail Potapov said Monday.Gart, 39, had been ... Read more...

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Unai Emery signs two-year Spartak deal


June 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Valencia coach Unai Emery has officially taken charge at Russian club Spartak Moscow after signing a two-year contract, the club confirmed.Emery left Valencia at ... Read more...

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Russian scientist gets award for comet discovery


June 8th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian amateur astronomer Leonid Elenin has become the first Russian to receive the prestigious Edgar Wilson Award for his discovery of a new comet using ... Read more...

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Ukrainians struck down by dodgy salad: Team doctor


June 7th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An outbreak of illness that laid low ten members of Ukraine's Euro 2012 squad was probably caused by food poisoning from a poor-quality salad, ... Read more...

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Olympic gold medallist Chen Ying picks up World Cup title


May 25th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 25 (IANS) China's Olympic champion Chen Ying lifted the women's 25m pistol title in Munich's World Cup shooting event, the ISSF official website reported Friday.Chen shot the best ... Read more...

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China, Russia conclude joint naval drill


April 27th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) The Chinese and Russian navies announced Friday the conclusion of a six-day joint naval exercise that saw them focus on maritime defence.Vice Admiral Ding Yiping, China's ... Read more...

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Russian election commission website hacked


March 5th, 2012 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The website of Russia's Central Election Commission came under hacker attack from within Russia and abroad during the presidential election, a top official said.The commission's ... Read more...

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Ukrainian boxer Vitali Klitschko to run for Kiev mayor


February 29th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Feb 29 (IANS) Ukraine's former World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko announced Wednesday he would run for mayor of Kiev for a third time this year."I will participate ... Read more...

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MTS launches zero paisa plan to retain customers


February 9th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) In the wake of older players attempting to lure the subscribers of telecom firms affected by the cancellation of 2G licenses, Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited ... Read more...

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Life spotted on Venus: Russian scientist


January 21st, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Several objects resembling living beings were detected on photographs taken by a Russian landing probe in 1982 during a Venus mission, says an article published ... Read more...

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Soil bugs quit sea for land later than speculated


January 16th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) Soil bacteria azospirillum quit the sea for land much later than speculated by scientists. Igor Jouline, joint faculty professor of microbiology at Oak Ridge National Lab's ... Read more...

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United Russia retains parliamentary majority


December 10th, 2011 - 2:46 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's ruling party United Russia will have 238 seats in the new State Duma following the Dec 4 parliamentary elections, a top official has said.The ... Read more...

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Palestine’s Unesco membership welcomed in Russia


November 1st, 2011 - 4:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 1 (IANS) The Palestinian National Authority (PNA)'s admission to the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) is an important step for it to become a full ... Read more...

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China to get 34 Russian helicopters by August


May 20th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 20 (IANS) Russia will complete the sale of 34 transport helicopters to China by August, the China Daily quoted a Russian new agency as saying Friday.The Mi-171 helicopters ... Read more...

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April 13, 2036, not 2012, is the new date for ‘Armageddon’


February 10th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 10 (ANI): Russian scientists have predicted that asteroid Apophis is most likely to hit Earth on April 13, 2036."Apophis will approach Earth at a distance of 37,000-38,000 kilometers on April ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Russia to mourn Wednesday for airport blast victims


January 25th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Authorities in Moscow have declared a day of mourning Wednesday for the victims of a deadly terrorist attack in the capital's Domodedovo airport, a spokesperson announced.At least ... Read more...

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Russian firm appeals against confiscation of Goa properties


September 25th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 25 (IANS) A Russian firm, whose four properties were confiscated by the Enforcement Directorate for alleged foreign exchange violations, has appealed to the Foreign Exchange Management Authority (FEMA), the firm's ... Read more...

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Chechen separatist Zakayev leader detained in Poland


September 18th, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by BNO News
WARSAW, POLAND (BNO NEWS) – Chechen separatist leader, Akhmed Zakayev, on Friday was detained in Warsaw, Poland where he was expected to attend the World Chechen Congress.Ria Novosti reported that Zakayev was ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Sushil Kumar wins Gold medal at World Wrestling Championship in Moscow


September 13th, 2010 - 12:02 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.12 (ANI): Wrestler Sushil Kumar rewrote the history books once again as he became the first Indian wrestler to win a gold medal in the World Wrestling Championship on ... Read more...

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Bourne meets Ram, hedge fund managers, tigers hunters (IANS Books This Week)


July 1st, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Thrill, money, Bihar and Ram... the book case this blistering summer weekend will stimulate imagination. Here is the list of five reads for this weekend. 1. "The Bourne ... Read more...

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Arctic ice at lowest point in recent geologic history


June 3rd, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Arctic ice has reached its lowest point in recent geologic history, reveals a new research.The study appears in Quarternary Science Reviews.A team led by Ohio State University ... Read more...

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Russia restricts information availability to public


May 30th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has restricted the availability of information on activities of the country's judiciary to the common people. The presidium of the country's panel of judges has issued regulations ... Read more...

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India turning to Russia for small arms post-26/11 attacks


February 16th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Sandhya SharmaNew Delhi, Feb.16 (ANI): Russia, a longstanding defense partner of India, is reportedly in talks with New Delhi for small arms manufacture.India is looking toward Russia for small weapons like ... Read more...

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Scientists look to control obesity by burning more calories


January 6th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): New research by scientists from the Mayo Clinic and the University of Iowa suggests that obesity may be kept under check by increasing the number of calories burnt ... Read more...

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New dad Rooney takes Man U into last 16 of Champions League


November 4th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.4 (ANI): England striker Wayne Rooney celebrated the birth of his son Kai by lifting Manchester United into the Champions League last 16.According to The Sun, Rooney, whose wife ... Read more...

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Extremely fast computers come a step closer to reality


September 28th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 28 (ANI): Physicists at UC (University of California) San Diego have successfully created speedy integrated circuits with particles called "excitons" that operate at commercially cold temperatures, bringing the possibility of ... Read more...

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Kiev Mayor to sing to help Ukrainian capital through financial crisis


March 16th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): Kiev''s eccentric mayor has found a rather melodious solution to help the Ukrainian capital come out of the financial crisis since the Soviet eraby singing.Leonid Chernovetskiy has ... Read more...

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Zoo chief sacked for failing to find mate for elephant


January 29th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 29 (RIA Novosti) The mayor of Ukraine's capital Kiev said he sacked the head of the city's zoo after he failed to find a "wife" for a male elephant, Ukrainian ... Read more...

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