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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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Putin peak summitted for first time


September 14th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Putin peak, a mountain in Kyrgyzstan named in honour of the Russian president, has been summited for the first time, an official said Friday.The ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi tourism eyes Russian market


September 12th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 12 (IANS/WAM) A UAE delegation will participate in a Russian travel show next week in a bid to attract more tourists to the country.The 16-member delegation will ... Read more...

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Trade volume among BRICS nations up six-fold


September 12th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) The annual trade volume among five BRICS countries reached $300 billion in 2011, about six-fold increase over the past decade, a Chinese minister said.The BRICS nations ... 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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Murray’s road to US Open title


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Britain's Andy Murray, who defeated Serbia's Novak Djokovic in Monday's men's singles final, had a tough third round match against Spaniard Feliciano Lopez, three ... 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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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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Madonna flaunted Obama tattoo


September 9th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 9 (IANS) Pop diva Madonna showed the new tattoo of US President Barack Obama on her back during her MDNA Tour at the Yankee Stadium here.Clad ... Read more...

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Five Paralympic golds leave Savchenko incredulous


September 8th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Winning five gold medals in the London 2012 Paralympic pool has left swimmer Oksana Savchenko incredulous.The 21-year-old Russian set a new world record to claim ... 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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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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Medvedev enjoying PM’s duties


September 6th, 2012 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dmitry Medvedev has said he was enjoying his duties as Russia's prime minister."I suppose my happiness lies in performing the duties that I like. I ... Read more...

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Portugal fourth in FIFA rankings


September 5th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Zurich, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Portugal rose to fourth in the new FIFA rankings published Wednesday, dropping Uruguay down a place.Portugal won their only match in August beating Panama 2-0 ... Read more...

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Indian sand artist wins prize in Denmark (With Image)


September 5th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) A sand sculpture on marine conservation created by Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has won the prestigious audience prize at an international sand art competition held ... Read more...

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Russian gets compensated for train rush hour problems


September 5th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS) A man in Russia's Siberia region got 7,500 rubles ($230) in compensation for "moral damage" that he had suffered during a rush hour train ride, RIA ... Read more...

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1812 war museum opens in Moscow


September 5th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS) A museum has been built in Moscow to commemorate Russia's victory in the 1812 Patriotic War against Napoleon, RIA Novosti reported.Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev Tuesday ... Read more...

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Most Russians resent Moscow: Survey


September 5th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Almost 70 percent of Russians admitted there were "tensions" between Muscovites and residents of other regions, according to a survey by state-run pollster VTsIOM."Two thirds ... Read more...

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Iran to get full control of Bushehr in December


September 5th, 2012 - 5:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will be on its own with its first nuclear power plant after Russia officially hands Bushehr over at the end of December, a Russian ... Read more...

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Karnataka legislators junket off, told to return at once


September 4th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), Sep 4 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Tuesday directed a group of legislators touring South America to cancel the visit and return immediately, following public outrage ... Read more...

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Iran-Russia ties key to ‘regional, global peace’


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran and Russia have common views on a large number of international issues and closer bilateral ties between them will facilitate regional and international peace ... Read more...

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Real’s Diarra set to join Anzhi


September 1st, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Real Madrid have agreed to sell French midfielder Lassana Diarra to Russia's big-spending side Anzhi Makhachkala, the Spanish champions have said."Real Madrid and FC Anzhi ... Read more...

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Relics of 13th century hero stolen in Russia


August 30th, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Relics of 13 Russian saints, including those of 13th century national hero Prince Alexander Nevsky, have been stolen from a church in St. Petersburg.An ... Read more...

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82-year-old Russian woman jailed for slaughter


August 30th, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An 82-year-old woman has been jailed in Russia's Siberia region for murdering a fellow villager in a fit of rage, investigators said.Maria Annikova killed the ... Read more...

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‘Strong ties with US, Russia key to handle China’


August 29th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Robust ties with powers such as the US and Russia are key to how India handles its relations with China in the coming years, former ... Read more...

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Russia’s women’s volleyball coach dies


August 29th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The head coach of Russia's women's volleyball team has died, a federation spokesman said. Sergei Ovchinnikov was 43.The cause of death was unclear.Ovchinnikov led the ... Read more...

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US Open: Vesnina upsets Peng


August 29th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Elena Vesnina of Russia stunned 32nd seed Peng Shuai to reach the second round of the US Open tennis with a straight-sets win here.Vesnina, ... Read more...

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Russian spiritual leader killed in blast


August 29th, 2012 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS) A Muslim spiritual leader in southwest Russia's Dagestan region was killed in a blast carried out by a female suicide bomber, RIA Novosti reported.The investigation committee ... Read more...

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Savinova tops in Diamond League 800m


August 27th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two weeks after winning the 800 metres gold at the London Olympics, Russia's Maria Savinova continued her run in Britain with victory in the same ... Read more...

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Russian firefighting plane to help Serbia


August 26th, 2012 - 5:07 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian firefighting aircraft has reached Serbia to help the Balkan nation put out a number of forest fires.The multipurpose, amphibious Beriev Be-200 aircraft landed ... Read more...

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Russia denies Finnish airspace violation


August 25th, 2012 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Defence Ministry Friday denied that the country's planes violated Finnish airspace.On Friday, the Finnish Defence Ministry stated on its website that "a Russian ... Read more...

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Russia calls for political dialogue in Syria


August 25th, 2012 - 6:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 25 (IANS) Moscow has called for a political dialogue between the Syrian government and the opposition, and it supports a peaceful settlement of the prolonged crisis in the ... Read more...

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Punish referee for Chelsea game: Pogrebnyak


August 24th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, August 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Reading striker Pavel Pogrebnyak Thursday added fuel to fire regarding his team's controversial defeat to Chelsea stating that the referee and linesmen from the ... Read more...

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$2 mn drug haul seized in Moscow region


August 24th, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A drug haul of over 200 kg heroin, having an estimated market value of about $2 million, has been seized in Moscow region, said a ... Read more...

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Max Biaggi hints at retirement


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Legendary motorbike racer Max Biaggi hinted Thursday he may retire at the end of the season.While in Moscow ahead of the inaugural Superbike World championship ... Read more...

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