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Woman robs shop by hypnotizing owner


September 21st, 2012 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS) A Roma gypsy woman has been detained in Russia's Siberian region on suspicion of hypnotizing a clothes store owner into giving her seven fur coats, RIA ... Read more...

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Woman stabs boyfriend to death over pet rat


September 21st, 2012 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A woman in Russia stabbed her boyfriend to death in a quarrel over a pet rat, officials said.The 24-year old woman from northern Russia's Severodvinsk ... Read more...

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Elk rescued from Russian power plant


September 21st, 2012 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A rescue operation took 11 hours at a hydroelectric power plant in northern Russia's Murmansk region to save an elk, one of the largest species ... Read more...

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Four militants killed in Chechnya operation


September 21st, 2012 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least four militants have been killed in a special police operation in Russia's troubled southwestern Chechnya region, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov said.The operation was ... Read more...

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Syrian crisis should not have military solution: UN chief


September 21st, 2012 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The solution to the Syrian crisis should not be military, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said."Government and opposition forces seem to be determined to ... Read more...

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Russia seeks access to US ranch for kids


September 21st, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian government has demanded from the US to allow Russian children rights ombudsman to visit a US ranch where troubled adoptees from Russia have been ... Read more...

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Chechen leader denies having hit-list


September 19th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ramzan Kadyrov, leader of Russia's Chechen republic, has denied having prepared "hit lists" of his critics.During a BBC interview, Kadyrov said: "The person who makes ... Read more...

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Russia, South Africa discussing joint weapons development


September 18th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and South Africa are discussing the possibility of joint development of defence-related products, Russia's state-run arms exporter Rosoboronexport said Monday."There is a great potential ... Read more...

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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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Ex-Anzhi midfielder Gadzhiev joins Ukraine’s Tavriya


September 14th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ex-Anzhi midfielder Makhach Gadzhiev has signed for Tavriya Simferopol on a one-year deal, the Ukrainian football club said Friday.Gadzhiev, 24, came through the Anzhi youth ... Read more...

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Three kids die in Siberian building collapse


September 14th, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least three children have died and two injured after an abandoned building collapsed in the Siberia's Novosibirsk region."Five children aged 12 to 13 sneaked ... Read more...

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Russian held for German brothel shooting


September 14th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 13 (IANS) A Russian has been arrested in Germany on suspicion of being involved in a shooting at the country's largest brothel, RIA Novosti reported Thursday.According to German ... Read more...

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Massive amounts of drugs seized in Afghanistan


September 13th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 13 (IANS) Around 6,000 kg of various narcotics were seized and six drug manufacturing labs were destroyed in Afghanistan in a joint operation by Russian, US and Afghan ... Read more...

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Champion Russian wrestler dies of heart attack at 35


September 13th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former European Greco-Roman wrestling champion Sergei Artyukhin has died of a heart attack aged 35, the Russian Wrestling Federation announced Thursday.Artyukhin, the brother of ex-NHL ... Read more...

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Russia world’s most educated country: Report


September 12th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has topped a list of the world's most educated countries, according to a new report that analysed education systems all over the globe.According to ... Read more...

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Russian real estate major offers to invest in Punjab


September 12th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 12 (IANS) A leading Russian real estate development company has expressed its interest in investing in Punjab's infrastructure sector, a state government spokesperson said here Wednesday."Boris Kiperman and ... Read more...

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10 die in Russian plane crash


September 12th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS) Ten people were killed Wednesday when their plane crashed in Russia's far eastern Kamchatka Peninsula, officials said.The twin-engine Antonov An-28 was carrying 12 passengers and two ... Read more...

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World War II veteran shoots thief with 1916 pistol


September 12th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A World War II veteran in Ukraine prevented a possible theft with his 1916 pistol by shooting at a man who broke into his house.The ... Read more...

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14 killed in Russian factory fire


September 12th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 14 bodies of Vietnamese migrants were found in a plant near Moscow Tuesday after it was engulfed in a fire, according to the Russian ... Read more...

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Medvedev lauds ‘courageous’ Russian paralympians


September 11th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has lauded the country's "courageous" achievements at the London Paralympics.Monumental efforts particularly in athletics, where 19 gold were won, and ... Read more...

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I can help Anzhi win titles: Diarra


September 10th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) New Anzhi signing Lassana Diarra says the experience he brings to the Russian side means silverware is achievable this season.The 27-year-old French international was officially ... Read more...

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Diarra denies money main motive for Anzhi move


September 10th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) New Anzhi Makhachkala signing Lassana Diarra has denied his move from Real Madrid football club was motivated by money.Anzhi announced the transfer of the 27-year-old ... Read more...

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Russia’s women retain chess Olympiad title


September 10th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's women defended their Chess Olympiad title in Istanbul over the weekend with a 4-0 thrashing of Kazakhstan edging them past China.Russia had trailed China ... Read more...

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3 Russians saved from drowning off Goa beach


September 10th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 10 (IANS) Three Russians have been saved from drowning at the Colva beach, 40 km from here, officials of a private lifeguard agency said Monday.A spokesperson for the ... Read more...

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Russia-US simplified visa agreement comes into force


September 10th, 2012 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An agreement between Russia and the US on simplifying visa regulations between the two countries came into force Sunday (Sep 9).Moscow and Washington had signed ... Read more...

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Two Russian athletes disqualified for doping at Paralympics


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 9 (IANS) Two Russian powerlifters have been disqualified from the London Paralympics for doping, the country's Paralympic Committee said.Vadim Rakitin and Nikolai Marfin took a drug named neotropin ... Read more...

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Zenit can win Champions League in two years: Malafeev


September 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Zenit St. Petersburg are capable of lifting the Champions League within two years, the Russian champions' goalkeeper Vyacheslav Malafeev said.Zenit's greatest achievement to date ... Read more...

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Non-playing Arshavin out of Russia plans


September 8th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Arsenal's Andrei Arshavin will stay out of the Russia team he used to captain unless he starts playing regular club football, Russia coach Fabio ... Read more...

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Portugal is Russia’s group nemesis


September 8th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's two World Cup qualifiers against Portugal will decide the winner of Group F, former Russian goalkeeper Vyacheslav Malafeev said.But the 33-year-old Zenit St. ... Read more...

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Anzhi release Ivanov


September 8th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football club Anzhi Makhachkala have released winger Alexei Ivanov.The Dagestan-based club tore up the 31-year-old midfielder's contract on mutual consent, said an official website ... Read more...

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Dog dies saving drunken owner from train


September 8th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A dog was run over by a train moments after it managed to pull its drunken suicidal owner off railway tracks in a Kazakh city.According ... Read more...

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Putin spokesman hopes ties with US ‘remain good’


September 8th, 2012 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, has said he hopes Russia's relations with the US will remain good regardless of who wins the ... Read more...

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Russian accused of biting two policemen


September 8th, 2012 - 6:52 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov isn't the only Russian to be accused of biting a police officer. A 21-year-old Russian has also has been ... Read more...

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Russia denies ’systemic crisis’ in space industry


September 7th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian space industry is not in a crisis despite some local problems, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Friday."There is no systemic crisis in ... Read more...

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Stosur, Ivanovic star attractions in Kremlin Cup


September 7th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No. 7 Samantha Stosur and former French Open champion Ana Ivanovic are to headline the Kremlin Cup in Moscow next month.Besides Stosur, this year's ... Read more...

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