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Indian Navy hopeful of getting INS Vikramaditya by April 2013 (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Moscow, Sep 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Amid reports of another delay in the delivery of INS Vikramaditya, the Indian Navy said Monday it was hopeful of getting the refurbished aircraft ... Read more...

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Olympic champion gymnast Kanaeva: I won’t quit yet


September 13th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Double Olympic champion rhythmic gymnast Evgenia Kanaeva has not retired and is just taking time off after the London Games, she said Thursday.The 17-time world ... Read more...

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Ukraine to extradite Putin murder plotter


August 15th, 2012 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Ukrainian court has ordered the extradition of Adam Osmayev to Russia, after he was suspected of attempting to kill Russian President Vladimir Putin earlier ... Read more...

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Kids rescued from Russian Muslim sect’s bunker


August 9th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Dozens of children have been rescued from an underground bunker of a Russian Islamist sect where they were living without daylight for a decade, Sky News ... Read more...

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Russian leader proposes one-month vacation for journalists


June 27th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The leader of Russia's Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR) has suggested that all Russian news journalists should go on a month-long vacation to relieve ... Read more...

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Russian woman throws children from 15th floor


June 25th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A woman here killed her two children by throwing them from a balcony of the 15th floor, investigators said."Suspect Galina Ryabkova was questioned and said ... Read more...

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Russia should respect fans more, says captain Arshavin


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia captain Andrei Arshavin believes his team needs to learn to be more gracious to its fans and can learn from Poland and Ireland.After ... Read more...

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Russian media market to grow to $39 bn by 2016


June 14th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's entertainment and media market will grow to $39 billion by 2016, with consumer spending in the sector to grow at an average annual rate ... Read more...

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Internet more popular than TV in Russia


May 26th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 26 (IANS) More people in Russia spent time on web portals than in watching traditional TV channels, a survey has shown.The trend has helped web portals to lead ... Read more...

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Russian media tycoon sells radio stations


May 17th, 2012 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian businessman Alexander Lebedev, who owns Britain's Evening Standard and The Independent newspapers, will sell two Russian radio stations for $14 million.The Prosto Radio and ... Read more...

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Exhausted Russian reporters plan anti-demonstration protest


March 13th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian media employees who are sick and tired of the incessant pro- and anti-government protests in Moscow have set up a Facebook group "Journalists ... Read more...

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‘Media magnifying teenage suicides in Russia’


February 21st, 2012 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The rate of teenage suicides in Russia was declining but excessive media coverage portrays it as a growing trend, experts have said."There has been a ... Read more...

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Russian company sues US firm over Lady Gaga concert


January 30th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian media holding company UTV, which owns Muz-TV channel, has filed a $1.8 million lawsuit with a Miami court, claiming losses from US-based New Wave ... Read more...

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When Putin preached radio station on ‘Freedom of Speech’


January 19th, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin Wednesday criticised a liberal radio station for serving US foreign policy interests and going overboard with the notion of freedom ... Read more...

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Key Russian websites hacked, down on election day


December 4th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Popular Russian media websites, the major LiveJournal social network and the website of the country's biggest independent election watchdog, were inaccessible for several hours ... Read more...

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Russia switches on missile detection radar


November 30th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Russia has turned its missile detection radar on in response to US and NATO’s effort to install missile shield in Europe. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev was in ... Read more...

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Putin booing stirs storm in Russian media


November 21st, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Boos and catcalls that erupted during Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's speech after a mixed fight duel in Moscow have stirred a storm in the media ... Read more...

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Russian ‘genius’ lived with 26 female bodies


November 4th, 2011 - 3:08 am ICT by BNO News
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- Police in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod have discovered the remains of more than two dozen women who were dug up from their graves by ... Read more...

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Russia slaps censorship to save kids from harmful content


July 21st, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Call it the concern of the elderly for the young or the vestige of Communist era censorship, President Dmitry Medvedev has signed into law measures ... Read more...

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Egypt denies dress code plans for tourists


May 27th, 2011 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Egyptian Embassy in Moscow denied Thursday media reports that residents of Hurghada, a popular Red Sea resort, have demanded that foreign tourists be subject ... Read more...

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Cruz, Bardem visit Moscow with new baby in tow


May 13th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 13 (IANS/EFE) Oscar-winning Spanish actors Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem are taking a little vacation in Moscow along with their son Leo, who was born last January, ... Read more...

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First man in space to get statue in London - 50 yrs after his UK visit


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, who became the first person to travel in space, made his historic voyage on April 12, 1961.Three months later, Gagarin was in Manchester ... Read more...

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UK MP’s Russian ’spy’ assistant offered Kremlin TV role


February 14th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): Katia Zatuliveter, an assistant to a UK MP and an alleged spy, has now been offered a job at the Kremlin's English-language TV news propaganda channel.Zatuliveter, a 25-year-old ... Read more...

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Russian province bans Valentine’s Day


February 12th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Russian province doesn’t want anybody living there to have anything to do with the Valentine’s Day on the 14th of February.The day is one of the ... Read more...

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Boney M lead singer Farrell dies aged 61


December 30th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Dec 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bobby Farrell, the only male member of the disco group Boney M, died here aged 61, an official said Thursday."A probe (into his death) is underway," ... Read more...

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Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sobyanin appointed Moscow mayor


October 16th, 2010 - 2:16 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Friday proposed Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Sobyanin to take over as the Mayor of Moscow, weeks after his predecessor was removed from office."Sergei ... Read more...

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Sexy spy Anna Chapman ‘is a celebrity in Russia’ post-return


September 9th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 9 (ANI): Sexy spy Anna Chapman is back in Russia, and she is nothing less than a celebrity there.The former spy, who was recently sent back to her ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton Owes $160,000 To World Entertainment Group?


September 7th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American Socialite and heiress Paris Hilton recently hogged limelight after she was arrested for cocaine possession. It seems that the troubled socialite is trapped again ... Read more...

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Six media stations attacked in Russia


July 11th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 11 (IANS) Six television and radio broadcasting stations were attacked overnight in Russia's North Caucasus region, media reports said Sunday. The explosions or fires in different places in Kabardino-Balkaria region, however, ... Read more...

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Russian spy calls family from Britain after swap


July 11th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Moscow/Washington, July 10 (DPA) Russian nuclear expert Igor Sutyagin contacted his family by telephone Saturday from Britain, a day after participating in a spectacular spy swap between Russia and the US, the ... 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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Russia restricts information availability to public


May 30th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has restricted the availability of information on activities of the country's judiciary to the common people. The presidium of the country's panel of judges has issued regulations ... Read more...

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Two suicide bombings kill 12 in Russia (Second lead)


March 31st, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 31 (DPA) At least 12 people were killed and many more wounded after a series of suicide bombings Wednesday morning in Russia's North Caucasus region, the Interfax news agency reported, ... Read more...

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Vladimir Putin’s ‘girlfriend’ gives birth to his first son


December 16th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 16 (ANI): Vladimir Putin's alleged girlfriend Alina Kabaeva has given birth to a baby boy, whom sources claim to be the Russian Prime Minister's first son.Kabaeva, the gorgeous, 26-year-old ... Read more...

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Traffic, Traffic Everywhere!


December 8th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorMoscow, Dec.8 (ANI): Moscow is known for its traffic snarls, but the traffic problem peaked when Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and his entourage were in town.According to ... Read more...

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