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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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Russia allows NATO to use air base


June 30th, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian has given the approval for the US and its NATO allies to use a Russian air base in Ulyanovsk city as a hub for ... Read more...

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Prostitution scandal: US Secret Service tries image repair (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) The US Secret Service, disgraced by a prostitution scandal, Friday promulgated a set of new conduct guidelines for its agents, as it emerged that agents ... Read more...

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US Secret Service agents visited Moscow strip club


April 28th, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ahead of a state visit to Russia by then president Bill Clinton, US Secret Service agents had visited a downtown Moscow nightclub known for ... Read more...

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Libya, Iraq want to buy Russian arms: Minister


April 24th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libya and Iraq continue to show interest in buying Russian-made weaponry despite regime changes in these countries, a minister said Tuesday.Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson promotes ban on seal fur


April 22nd, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Actress-model Pamela Anderson, who is a prominent animal rights activist has jetted off to Berlin to promote a ban on killing seals for their fur.She ... Read more...

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Russia to ban smoking indoors


April 21st, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is due to ban smoking in all enclosed spaces in an effort to stamp out the habit that kills up to 500,000 people every ... 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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10 circus lions dying on Russian-Latvian border


February 15th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) About 10 lions are facing death due to cold and hunger on the Russian-Latvian border, as their documents are not filled correctly and Russian officials ... Read more...

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Russia admitted to World Trade Organisation


December 17th, 2011 - 6:48 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Dec 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Global trade ministers Friday accepted Russia's bid to join the World Trade Organisation (WTO).The accession protocol was signed for Russia by Economic Development Minister Elvira ... Read more...

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US says missile defence system no threat to Russia


November 24th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 24 (IANS) The US Wednesday said the missile defence system being deployed in Europe "does not and cannot threaten Russia's strategic deterrent"."We've been open and transparent with Russia ... 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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Poke sharks in eyes if attacked: Russian officials


August 19th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The best way to defend yourself from a shark attack is to poke them in the eyes and gills, Russian emergency officials have warned swimmers."If ... Read more...

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Russia begins lifting sunken ship from Volga


July 22nd, 2011 - 4:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS) Russian officials Thursday night began an operation for lifting the ship that sank in the Volga river, killing at least 114 people, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Russia opposes Libya-style UN action on Syria(Lead)


June 20th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 20 (IANS) Moscow will veto any UN Security Council that will seek to slap Libya-type sanctions against Syria, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said, reports RIA Novosti.The US, France ... Read more...

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Medvedev opposes Libya-style UN resolution on Syria


June 20th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow will use its veto rights in the UN Security Council to prevent the adoption of a resolution on Syria similar to the one passed ... Read more...

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Russian cargo spacecraft takes off for ISS


April 28th, 2011 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 28 (IANS) A Russian cargo spaceship took off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan Wednesday for the International Space Station (ISS), the Mission Control Centre said.This was the ... Read more...

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Russian officials deny ’secret-sex’ experiments in space


April 26th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Apr 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Russian officials have flatly denied all claims that they had conducted a ‘secret-sex’ experiment in space. There have been rumors since a while that there have been ... Read more...

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Radiation level within norms in Russia’s Far East


April 17th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The radiation level is within the norms in all districts of Russia's Far East, a spokesman for the regional emergencies ministry said Sunday."As of Sunday ... Read more...

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Japan seeks Russia’s help to dispose radioactive water


April 5th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 5 (ANI): The Japanese Government has asked Russia to send a special radiation treatment vessel to help dispose of contaminated water from Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.A spokesman for Russia's ... Read more...

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US returns stolen historical documents to Russia


February 26th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US Friday returned to Russia 21 historical documents that were recovered by authorities after being smuggled from Russia to America.The documents, which were stolen from ... Read more...

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Spain confirms mutual expulsion of diplomats with Russia


December 29th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 29 (IANS/EFE) Spain's foreign ministry confirmed Tuesday that Russia expelled two Spanish diplomats in response to Madrid's decision last month to expel two Russians "for conducting activities incompatible with their ... Read more...

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Anna Chapman’s Traitor, Colonel Scherbakov, Being Hunted By Russia


November 12th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Russia has sent a "hit squad" to eliminate the traitor colonel belonging to the SVR, the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service. It has been concluded that this ... Read more...

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Russian ‘double agent’ named by Moscow newspaper


November 11th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Russian newspaper, Kommersant has named the “double” spy who aided the American authorities to break the ring of 10 Russian spies that were rounded up in ... Read more...

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Russia unprepared to host 2018 World Cup: Aleksandr Bubnov


November 8th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): Russian football legend Aleksandr Bubnov has said that his country is not ready to host the 2018 World Cup.The famous Dynamo Stadium pitch, which is the site for ... Read more...

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Russia Stops One Fifth of the Word’s Spam, By Stopping 1 Guy


October 28th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thanks to the efforts of the Russian authorities, you can now expect to have twenty percent less junk mail than previously, after they cracked down on just one ... Read more...

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Militant behind Moscow metro blasts killed


August 21st, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian officials said Saturday that a militant behind the bombings on the Moscow metro in March has been killed in a police operation. The Anti-Terror Committee confirmed that ... Read more...

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Russia gives Poland documents on plane crash probe


August 19th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (DPA) Russian investigators gave Poland 11 volumes of documents from their probe into the April 10 plane crash in Smolensk, Russia, that killed president Lech Kaczynski and 95 others. The ... Read more...

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Russia’s Sistema to float public issue for Indian telecom arm


August 11th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Sistema, one of Russia's largest listed companies with annual revenues of $19 billion, will soon float a public issue for its Indian telecom services venture ... Read more...

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Pollution level goes up as Russia battles fires


August 8th, 2010 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (DPA) Visibility in some parts of Moscow dropped to below 50 metres and air pollution reached more than six times normal levels Saturday, as Russia battled more than 300 ... Read more...

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Amid Taliban threat, India and Iran to bolster ties


August 5th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Amid escalating Western pressure on the Iranian nuclear programme, India and Iran Thursday held talks to explore ways to counter the threat of Taliban's resurgence in ... Read more...

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India, Russia to iron out nuclear issues Monday


July 30th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) India and Russia will try to iron out differences over liability issues in their civil nuclear cooperation when Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao holds talks with senior ... Read more...

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Russian president sparks Twitter rush among his officials


July 16th, 2010 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) More than 25 senior Russian officials have followed the president and opened accounts on the micro blogging site Twitter. "The blogosphere has become very popular because the president ... Read more...

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Chapman’s call to her father forced US to arrest, deport 10 Russian spies


July 12th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): An anxious June 26 phone call from Russian spy Anna Chapman to her father, Vasily Kushchenko, a KGB veteran working in Moscow's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, led the ... Read more...

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Spy swap talk grows (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 8th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (DPA) Ten Russian spy suspects are expected to be arraigned Thursday afternoon in a joint appearance in a New York federal court, fuelling discussion about a possible swap with ... Read more...

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