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Russia to build hypersonic missile


September 20th, 2012 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will set up an aerospace company comprising missile makers NPO Mashinostroyenie and Tactical Missiles Corporation to develop hypersonic weapon technology, a senior minister said.Deputy ... Read more...

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Russia may block YouTube over anti-Islam video


September 18th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's communications minister has warned that his country may block access to YouTube over the anti-Islam video that has sparked outrage throughout the Muslim world.Nikolai ... 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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Russia, neighbours to hold air defence drills


September 14th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Sep 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan will conduct joint air defence drills in October, the Kyrgyz defence ministry said Thursday.The "Chistoye Nebo (Clear Sky) 2012" exercise ... 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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Putin envisions Russia as Paralympic powerhouse


September 11th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia must anchor its position among the leaders of the world Paralympic movement and more broadly ensure equal opportunities for all, President Vladimir Putin said ... Read more...

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Russia to spend $21 bn on space industry


September 11th, 2012 - 2:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will spend 670 billion rubles ($21 billion) to develop its space industry in the coming years, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Monday."This is big ... 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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Russia to push Syria peace plan at UNSC


September 9th, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will push the UN Security Council this month to endorse a Syria peace plan brokered in Geneva, Russia's foreign minister has said."We stressed at ... Read more...

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Capello blasts sluggish Russia


September 8th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia failed to live up to coach Fabio Capello's hopes for a high-tempo flowing game when they beat Northern Ireland 2-0 in their opening World ... Read more...

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Russia labour to beat Northern Ireland


September 8th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia beat Northern Ireland 2-0 in their World Cup qualifier here under coach Fabio Capello, in his first competitive game in-charge.Michael O'Neill's Northern Ireland team ... 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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New Russian missile can carry bigger warhead: Expert


September 8th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's new heavy intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) will have a five-tonne warhead, which is four times that of its predecessors, a former military commander said."The ... Read more...

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Russia prepared for second global crisis: Putin


September 7th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is better prepared for a second global financial crisis, President Vladimir Putin has said."I believe we are even better prepared because we've already experienced ... Read more...

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Russia to sell 52 choppers to China


September 6th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia Thursday signed a contract with China for the delivery of a total of 52 Mi-171E (Hip) transport helicopters.The Mi-171 E, an export version of ... Read more...

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India, Russia to make multiple rocket systems


September 6th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and India have agreed to set up a joint venture in India for manufacturing and post-sales servicing of rockets for Russia's Smerch multiple rocket ... Read more...

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Putin ready to work with next US president


September 6th, 2012 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is ready to work with the next US president regardless of who wins in the November elections, so long as the person is ready ... Read more...

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Syrian opposition hopes Russia helps end conflict


September 6th, 2012 - 5:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia could put pressure on the Syrian authorities to help resolve the conflict in the country, a Syrian opposition leader said.Fathi Jamous, leader of the ... Read more...

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Russia choose low-ranked players for Davis Cup tie


September 4th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is set to include a pair of virtual unknown tennis players in its five-man team to play Brazil in a match that ... Read more...

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Russia delays 2012 military launches


September 4th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will delay launches of military spacecraft this year because of a failed satellite launch last month, a top defence official said Tuesday.The delays will ... Read more...

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Russian Paralympic archers sweep podium


September 4th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Paralympic archers swept the podium in the men's standing category as Timur Tuchinov beat Oleg Shestakov in the final here.Tuchinov downed Shestakov 7-3, while ... Read more...

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Russia to build new intercontinental missile by 2018


September 4th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will build a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) by 2018, a senior military official has revealed."Construction of the missile is ongoing," Strategic Missile Forces ... Read more...

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Russia to increase energy exports to Asia-Pacific


September 4th, 2012 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow , Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia would increase exports of oil and natural gas to the Asia-Pacific to counterbalance instability in supplies from the Middle East, according to an ... Read more...

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Russia’s Tchebanika wins TT Paralympic gold


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Raisa Tchebanika won the Paralympic table tennis gold Monday beating Ukraine's Antonina Khodzynska in the W6 category final.The 48-year-old Tchebanika won in straight sets ... Read more...

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Capello seeks to rein in player bonuses


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's new chief football coach Fabio Capello wants to rein in the massive bonuses given to national team players, the acting president of the Russian ... Read more...

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Paralympic discus gold for Russia


September 1st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Alexei Ashapatov has hurled his way to Paralympic gold in the men's discus for athletes who use wheelchairs, setting a new world record along ... Read more...

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Paralympic gold for Russia in women’s long jump


August 31st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Margarita Goncharova claimed gold in the F37/38 category of the women's long jump at the Paralympic Games here Friday.Athletes who suffer from uncontrollable muscular ... Read more...

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Russia plans two space laboratories by 2016


August 31st, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti)Russia is planning to launch two space laboratories within the next four years, according to a space company.An x-ray observatory, Spektr-RG, will be launched in 2013, ... Read more...

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Probe ‘terrorist acts’ in Syria, says Russia


August 30th, 2012 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia insists that terrorist acts in Syria should be investigated with UN and Arab League representatives, the Russian foreign ministry said.The ministry referred in particular ... Read more...

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Russia to release Japanese POW records


August 29th, 2012 - 6:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will release its records of nearly 580,000 Japanese prisoners who were in Siberian and Mongolian labour camps after World War II.According to the ... Read more...

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Russia launches submarine for Vietnam


August 28th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Admiralteiskie Verfi shipyard has launched a new diesel-electric submarine for Vietnam, a military-industrial complex sources said Tuesday.The Kilo-class Project 636 diesel-electric submarine is the ... Read more...

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Russia seeks extradition of arms dealer from US


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/Ria Novosti) Russia has handed to the US documents required by the country to consider the extradition of convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, the Russian justice ministry ... Read more...

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Moscow raceway targets MotoGP standard


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's first international-standard racetrack will be extended and modified in a project to make the circuit suitable for hosting a MotoGP round, circuit manager Ekaterina ... Read more...

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Russia opens first criminal case in stock price fixing


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has launched the country's first criminal case into stock market price manipulation, following a check by the Federal Financial Markets Service (FFMS).The check revealed ... Read more...

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Zvonareva withdraws from US Open


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Vera Zvonareva has withdrawn from the US Open tennis tournament.A statement on the tournament website Tuesday did not say why Zvonareva, a former ... Read more...

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