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Russian helicopter crashes in southwestern Turkey, killing 5


August 12th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by BNO News
KÖYCEĞIZ, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- A Russian helicopter participating in an operation to extinguish wildfires crashed in southwestern Turkey on Thursday, killing three Russian citizens and two Turkish citizens, the owner of ... Read more...

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Russia brings in Foreign Accounts Information Law


July 31st, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian citizens, failing to inform the tax agencies about their foreign banking accounts, can now be penalised with President Vladimir Putin Monday signing a law ... Read more...

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Russian senators propose legalising handguns


July 25th, 2012 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A group of Russian senators have presented a report to the Federation Council for reforming the law on weapons and suggested legalising possession of ... Read more...

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Russia warns citizens not to travel to Syria


June 21st, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia Thursday warned its citizens not to travel to Syria.Foreign ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said: "The Russian foreign ministry again reiterates its recommendation to Russian ... Read more...

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Russia calls on Poland to prevent more football violence


June 13th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia hopes Poland will take action to prevent future clashes between football fans, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.A march by thousands of Russian fans ... Read more...

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Russian plane carrying 44 people goes missing near Jakarta


May 9th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Russian-made Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft disappeared near a mountain south of the Indonesian capital of Jakarta on Wednesday while carrying out a demonstration flight, officials said. ... Read more...

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US hopes for further ‘democratisation’ in Russia


May 9th, 2012 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has expressed hope that the process of democratisation will continue in Russia and the Russian citizens' rights will be respected following Vladimir ... Read more...

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Russia to ensure its two nationals’ return from Libya


May 1st, 2012 - 7:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will spare no effort to ensure return of Russian nationals detained in Libya, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday."We will continue our efforts so ... Read more...

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Georgia reluctant to restore relations with Russia (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Georgia will not restore diplomatic relations with Russia as long as Moscow recognises the independence of disputed regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia, deputy Georgian ... Read more...

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Russia ready to restore diplomatic ties with Georgia


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is ready to scrap visa requirements with Georgia and it is also ready to restore diplomatic relations with Tbilisi, said Russian foreign ministry spokesman ... Read more...

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Happiness lies in love, homeland is life: Putin


December 16th, 2011 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin believes that a person is happy if he is able to love."Happiness lies in love," Putin said, speaking at his ... Read more...

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Putin urges Russians not to destabilize country


December 15th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin Thursday urged Russian citizens not to participate in the "destabilization" of the country, in his first public comments on the ... Read more...

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Russian committee promises to investigate election complaints


December 12th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- The Russian Investigative Committee (SK) on Monday promised to investigate dozens of official complaints filed about this month's parliamentary elections after tens of thousands of people protested against ... Read more...

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Russia votes for parliament, a test of Putin’s leadership


December 4th, 2011 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 4 (IANS) Russians vote Sunday in parliamentary elections that will test the country's trust in Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and his ruling party amid growing impatience with corrupt ... Read more...

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Holidaying Russians can vote in Goa for poll back home


November 27th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 27 (IANS) The 400-odd Russians living or holidaying in Goa will now get a chance to vote in parliamentary elections in their country next month, even as they ... Read more...

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Russian woman sentenced to death in China


November 27th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 37-year-old Russian woman has been sentenced to death in China for drug trafficking, the Russian embassy in Beijing said.However, the sentence will be delayed ... Read more...

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Russia makes list of ‘undesirable’ US officials


October 23rd, 2011 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has completed a list of "undesirable" American individuals who will be refused entry into the country in response to a similar list by the ... Read more...

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Russia arrests Chinese national for spying


October 5th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has detained a Chinese national for trying to gain secret information about the S-300 air defence system, officials said Wednesday.Tun Shenjun was arrested Oct ... Read more...

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Personal data on Russians being sold in malls


June 26th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Electronic databases that contain personal details about Russian citizens as well as "state secrets" are being sold illegally in Moscow's shopping malls, police said.The Federal ... Read more...

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Yemeni vice president is acting president: Al Jazeera


June 5th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yemeni Vice President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has assumed the role of acting president and supreme commander of the armed forces, Al Jazeera reported Sunday, citing ... Read more...

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Russia issues advisory against visiting Syria


May 5th, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Though political tensions and violence in Syria are slowly receding, Russians have been advised to abstain from trips to the country, the foreign ministry ... Read more...

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Russia, US may ease visa regime ‘in foreseeable future’


March 30th, 2011 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and the US may ease or even cancel visa regime fairly soon, the head of the State Duma's committee on international affairs said ... Read more...

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Russian PM Putin asks help from country’s citizens to name his new puppy


November 19th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Russian PM Vladimir Putin needs help from the country’s citizens to name his new puppy. The new puppy in question was presented to Putin from ... Read more...

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Moscow says arrest of alleged Russian spies in Georgia part of “anti-Russian psychosis”


November 5th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Russia on Friday condemned as a "provocation" the arrest of four alleged Russian spies in Georgia, saying its part of a Georgian "anti-Russian psychosis" led by Georgian president, ... Read more...

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Russia says no to use of weapons by civilians


October 30th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian minister has said the country should prohibit the use of non-lethal weapons by civilians, after a woman journalist was shot at with a rubber bullet.Russian ... Read more...

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Russian citizens to become freelance policemen


August 8th, 2010 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia citizens will soon be engaged as freelancers to help policemen in their duties, a new bill has said. The bill said police officers while performing their duties ... Read more...

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Russia will release four detainees in spy exchange: US (Lead, changing dateline)


July 9th, 2010 - 4:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 9 (DPA) The US will expel 10 convicted Russian spies following their guilty pleas Thursday in exchange for the release of four individuals held in Russia, the US Justice Department ... Read more...

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Russian spies in U.S. plead guilty and will be deported


July 9th, 2010 - 4:45 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The ten defendants accused of spying on the United States for Russia pleaded guilty on Thursday in a New York federal court and will be expelled from ... Read more...

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Russian Spy case: SVR connection surfaces


July 2nd, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shortly after some alleged Russian spies were captured and publicized by the US authorities, the Russian authorities had denied any knowledge of them and claimed the ... Read more...

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Spy row won’t affect Russia-US ties: Putin


June 30th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin expressed the hope that the arrests of 10 Russians for spying on the US will not hamper diplomatic ties between the ... Read more...

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US arrest of Russian spies sparks protests in Moscow


June 30th, 2010 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow/Washington, June 30 (DPA) The arrest in the US of 10 individuals accused of spying on Russia's behalf has sparked strong denials in Moscow, but Washington played down the prospect of ... Read more...

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US troops were also a part of the ‘Victory Day’ parade on the Red Square


May 11th, 2010 - 1:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, May 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The troops of US, France and Britain were also part of the ‘Victory Day’ parade on the Red Square for the very first time. The Russian ... Read more...

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‘Russian mafia phenomenon in Goa may hit tourism’


February 19th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 19 (IANS) Recurring reports in the media about the Russian mafia phenomenon in Goa and an increasing number of social conflicts between Russians and the locals could spell bad news ... Read more...

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Goa MP calls Russian envoy’s action ‘rough’


January 31st, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 31 (IANS) Goa Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik, who has in the past been hauled up for his callous comments on rape, Sunday said Russian Ambassador Alexander Kadakin's reaction was ... Read more...

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Russian rape case: Mother submits detailed report to consulate


January 28th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 28 (IANS) The mother of a nine-year-old Russian girl, who was raped by a tourist in north Goa's popular Arambol beach, has submitted a detailed report to the Russian consulate ... Read more...

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