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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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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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Petrov’s F1 career in danger


August 31st, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Vitaly Petrov's career as Russia's only Formula One driver hangs in balance after the Russian government cut off financial support, his manager Oksana Kosachenko said.Petrov ... Read more...

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US downplays Syrian offer to discuss Assad’s resignation


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) The US has downplayed the latest Syrian offer to discuss President Bashar al-Assad's resignation through dialogue, saying it sees nothing "terribly new", Xinhua reported.Referring to remarks ... Read more...

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Half of Russia sees foreign meddling in Syria


July 28th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Almost half of Russians -- 46 percent -- believe that the Syrian conflict is the result of interference by hostile foreign powers seeking to increase ... Read more...

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CSKA Moscow land Aeroflot sponsorship deal


July 18th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) National carrier Aeroflot has become a general partner of Russian Premier League side CSKA Moscow in a $9 million sponsorship deal that also sees the ... Read more...

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Russian government wants elderly to work beyond retirement


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Encouraging Russians to continue working after retirement can be an alternative to raising the retirement age, according to Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov."The issue of ... Read more...

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Clinton warns Russia over Syria policy


June 14th, 2012 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has warned Russia that its support for the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will have negative consequences."The situation ... Read more...

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Chinese firm to invest $3 bn in Russian resorts


June 6th, 2012 - 8:42 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Chinese company will invest up to $3 billion to develop resorts in Russia's North Caucasus region."Our counterparts visited the Dagestan republic and cities of ... Read more...

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Russian government structure remains unchanged: Medvedev


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 23 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said the structure of country' new government has remained virtually unchanged to keep up the pace, otherwise the Cabinet of Ministers ... Read more...

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Russia needs new system of defence procurement


May 9th, 2012 - 6:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Effective system of placement and implementation of state defence orders will be established once new Russian government is forged, the new Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev ... Read more...

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Russia needs more foreign investment: Putin


May 3rd, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia needs to bolster the positive trend of foreign direct investment growth in Russia, Prime Minister and President-elect Vladimir Putin said Wednesday."In 2011, over $52 ... Read more...

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Russia to launch commercial-free public TV


April 18th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree to establish a commercial-free, public television broadcast service that will be launched Jan 1 next year.Medvedev had ... Read more...

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Russian government not open enough: Medvedev


April 18th, 2012 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian authorities do not explain their actions to the people enough, but societal demand and new technologies will change that, outgoing President Dmitry Medvedev ... Read more...

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Putin seeks fight against doping, sports gambling


April 14th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 14 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has urged the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) to close ranks to curb doping, illegal sweepstake enterprises and fans' aggressive ... Read more...

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Razing of Hindu centre in Russia angers Goa


April 2nd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 2 (IANS) The impending demolition of Russia's biggest Vedic cultural centre in St Petersburg has triggered an angry reaction in Goa.The Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) has petitioned the ... Read more...

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Russia, India to discuss Sistema licence during BRICS summit


March 26th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Russian and Indian leaders will discuss the issue of Sistema Shyam Telecom Ltd (SSTL), which provides services under the MTS brand but stands to lose ... Read more...

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US concerned over religious freedom in Russia


March 21st, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A US government commission on religious freedom has included Russia in a list of countries that require "close monitoring".The annual report of the US Commission ... Read more...

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Five percent rise in Russia’s HIV cases


March 12th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia witnessed a five percent rise in HIV cases in 2011 compared to the previous year, a top medical official said Monday.According to the country's ... Read more...

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Russian aid planes reach Syria


March 12th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two Russian planes with humanitarian aid for conflict-torn Syria landed in Damascus Monday, the emergencies ministry said. The flights were ordered by the Russian ... Read more...

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Britain looks forward to working with Russia


March 7th, 2012 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) Britain "looks forward to working with the Russian government" on improving bilateral ties, following Vladimir Putin's win in the presidential election, Foreign Secretary William Hague ... Read more...

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US looks forward to working with Putin


March 6th, 2012 - 3:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US was looking forward to working with Russian president-elect Vladimir Putin after the results are certified and he is sworn in as president, the ... Read more...

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Russia’s external debt down 10 percent to $36 bn


March 1st, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian government's external debt declined by 10.4 percent in 2011 to $35.8 billion, the finance ministry said Thursday.In euro terms, Russia's sovereign debt declined ... Read more...

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Sistema gives India 6 months to settle 2G licences row


February 28th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Russian conglomerate Sistema Tuesday put the Indian government on notice, saying it would initiate proceedings as per the provisions of the bilateral investment treaty if ... Read more...

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US to build new embassy building in Moscow


February 27th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US will build a new building at its embassy compound in Moscow for consular services to meet the growing demand from Russians wishing to ... Read more...

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Russia to fight faking of its weapons abroad


February 27th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian government is planning to undertake serious measures to fight counterfeit production of Russian weaponry in foreign countries, especially the Kalashnikov assault (AK) rifles.According ... Read more...

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Former NASA agent on a mission to find the missing moon rocks


February 20th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Decades after several moon rock fragments were distributed to various world leaders, investigation has revealed that most of them have gone missing. Several fragments of space rocks ... Read more...

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Ban only Russian comment in Bhagvad Gita: Prosecutors


February 16th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) After a Siberian district court in late 2011 rejected a petition seeking a ban on a Russian translation of the Hindu scripture the Bhagavad Gita, ... Read more...

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Russia may set up defence research agency


February 16th, 2012 - 6:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian government will submit a proposal to the parliament on the establishment of an advanced military research agency, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has ... Read more...

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Moscow to turn government offices into hotels


February 14th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) In a bid to decongest the city centre, the Moscow city government plans to turn federal government offices based there into hotels after the offices ... Read more...

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MTS launches zero paisa plan to retain customers


February 9th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) In the wake of older players attempting to lure the subscribers of telecom firms affected by the cancellation of 2G licenses, Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited ... Read more...

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Russian Navy to get 10 more n-submarines


February 8th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Navy will receive at least 10 new Borey class strategic nuclear submarines in line with a revised state armament procurement programme until 2020, ... Read more...

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Russians to get $130,000 for London Olympics gold


February 4th, 2012 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian government has announced awards of $130,000 to Russian athletes who win a gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics.The government announced Friday that ... Read more...

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Sistema to contest Supreme Court verdict on 2G licence


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Russian conglomerate Sistema Friday said it will seek legal remedies to safeguard its interests in India and the telecom operations under the joint venture with ... Read more...

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Russian government in for serious rotation: Putin


January 24th, 2012 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) There will be far-reaching changes in the Russian government after the March 4 presidential election, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said."This does not mean that everyone ... Read more...

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