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No alternative to political solution in Syria: Russia


September 21st, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS) Russia sees no alternative to a political solution towards ending the crisis in Syria, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov has said.During a meeting with Syrian ... Read more...

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200 Peruvian servicemen to study in Russia


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A total of 200 servicemen from Peru will study in Russia's universities according to an agreement between the two countries, Russian President Vladimir Putin has ... Read more...

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Four killed in combat chopper crash in Russia


September 9th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least four people were killed when a Mi-35 combat helicopter crashed in a mountain in southwestern Russia's Dagestan region.The four were found dead 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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Lenin monument vandalised in Russia


September 1st, 2012 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A monument of Vladimir Lenin, the leader of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, has been vandalised in St. Petersburg city, according to a museum spokesperson.Red ... Read more...

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Nearly 150 Vietnamese migrants held in Russia


August 30th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Russia have discovered at least 142 undocumented migrant workers from Vietnam who were making clothes in the Moscow region, the interior ministry said.None ... 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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Plane with 163 people overshoots runway in Russia


August 29th, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS) A Tu-154M airliner with 163 people on board overshot the runway while landing at an airport in north Russia, RIA Novosti reported.The incident took place at ... Read more...

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Woman suicide bomber kills six in Russia


August 29th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS) A woman suicide bomber killed six people in Russia's southwestern Dagestan region Tuesday, according to local officials.The attack was carried out in the village of Chirkey, ... Read more...

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Man jailed for trafficking heroin in Russia


August 28th, 2012 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 27 (IANS) A court in Russia has sentenced a foreigner to six years in a high security prison for trafficking 14.5 kg of heroin in the country, ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga to perform in Russia


August 28th, 2012 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pop star Lady Gaga will perform her first ever concert in Russia in December, gig organisers said.The Dec 9 gig in St. Petersburg is part ... Read more...

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Man dies of anthrax in Russia


August 27th, 2012 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 27 (IANS) A man has died of anthrax in Russia's Siberia region after being infected when he handled the carcass of a sick cow, RIA Novosti reported Monday.The ... 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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Caged bear mauls girl in Russia


August 27th, 2012 - 7:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A caged bear mauled a teenage girl at a recreation facility near Moscow, police said.The bear attacked the 14-year-old girl when she tried to feed ... Read more...

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Boris Yeltsin’s statue vandalised in Russia


August 25th, 2012 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A monument of late Russian president Boris Yeltsin has been vandalised in the Urals, police said Friday.The 10-metre marble statue in Yeltsin's home town of ... Read more...

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Policeman kidnapped in Russia


August 24th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Armed men in masks kidnapped a police officer in Russia's troubled southwestern region of Ingushetia, officials said Friday.The abduction occurred in Malgobek town late Thursday. ... Read more...

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Syrian government planning talks with opposition : Russia


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS) The Syrian government is preparing for an immediate political dialogue with the opposition, according to Russian Foreign Ministry.During his talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov ... Read more...

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Sex doll river race banned in Russia


August 20th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian authorities have banned an annual river race involving competitors gliding down the water on their inflatable sex dolls.The Bubble Baba Challenge-2012 was banned because ... Read more...

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Pussy Riot members found guilty in Russia


August 17th, 2012 - 8:34 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.Judge Marina Syrova said Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, ... Read more...

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Rapist-arsonist jailed for life in Russia


August 15th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in Russia's Siberia region sentenced a man to life in prison for a series of crimes, including two arsons that killed seven people ... Read more...

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Van Damme, Chuck Norris to attend boxing event in Russia


August 15th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hollywood action movie stars Chuck Norris and Jean Claude Van Damme will visit the Thai boxing world championship in St. Petersburg, the event organiser ... Read more...

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Nineteen prisoners attempt group suicide in Russia


August 14th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nineteen inmates of a correctional facility in Russia's eastern Siberian republic of Yakutia have attempted to commit suicide by cutting their veins, the regional prosecutor's ... Read more...

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US sanctions on Iran threaten ties with Russia


August 14th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Relations between the US and Russia may suffer following new, wide-ranging US sanctions introduced against Iran, said a Russian Foreign Ministry official Monday."Washington should ... Read more...

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Muslim sect members discovered living underground in Russia


August 10th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Muslim sect was discovered living in an underground bunker in Kazan Russia. The sect consists of 20 children and 50 adults. The sect is being said ... Read more...

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Dumped human embryos came from medical academy in Russia


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four barrels with over 250 human embryos found dumped in a forest in Russia's western Urals region belonged to the Urals State Medical Academy, police ... Read more...

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Annan’s exit may bring forceful action in Syria: Russia


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The resignation of UN and Arab League envoy to Syria Kofi Annan "opens the gates" for those backing a military intervention into the country to ... 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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Hunt for tent rapist in Russia


July 27th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS) Police are searching for a man accused of raping women in forests throughout western Russia and recording the acts on video, reported RIA Novosti.The man has ... Read more...

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US unwilling to comply with adoption laws: Russia


July 27th, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian foreign ministry has criticised the US over what it claimed was America's unwillingness to comply with recent Russian legislation on international adoption.Ministry spokesman ... Read more...

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Capello signs for Russia


July 26th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former England coach Fabio Capello has signed for Russia, he said Thursday.Capello had been in negotiations this month, which dragged on over unspecified details of ... Read more...

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Two-headed pig born in Russia


July 26th, 2012 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A two-headed, four-eyed pig was born at a farm in central Russia, according to Bryansk regional veterinary service.The mutant was born alongside 10 normal siblings ... Read more...

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Capello brings England assistants to Russia


July 24th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian Fabio Capello, who is expected to take over as Russia football coach, will be bring in three of his assistants from his England days.Capello ... Read more...

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Seven militants killed in Russia


July 15th, 2012 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Seven gunmen and a security personnel were killed in an anti-terrorist operation in Russia's southwestern region of Dagestan.The gunmen were surrounded overnight Friday in Utamysh ... Read more...

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No choppers on board ships to Syria: Russia


July 14th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's state-run arms company has denied that any of its warships presently heading for Syria were carrying Mil Mi-25 helicopter gunships.Rosoboronexport said it had tried ... Read more...

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Cops turn into robbers in Russia


July 14th, 2012 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS) A gang suspected of high-profile robberies in Russia's southwestern region of Ingushetia included three police officers, the Russian interior ministry said.According to RIA Novosti, one of ... Read more...

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