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Putin Admits Stage Managing Animal Stunts


September 15th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Putin gave in to the fact that he has been involved in performing some of the most known staged moves. This also includes the encounters with endangered ... Read more...

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Putin peak summitted for first time


September 14th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Putin peak, a mountain in Kyrgyzstan named in honour of the Russian president, has been summited for the first time, an official said Friday.The ... Read more...

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Russia ready for possible economic meltdown: Putin


August 16th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian economy is prepared for a possible economic meltdown as a result of the slowing of global growth and the escalating eurozone debt crisis, ... Read more...

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Russia, Britain to boost cooperation on Syria


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Britain have almost similar views on some elements of the Syrian crisis and will work together to find possible solutions to the ... Read more...

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Putin calls for 27 percent GDP investment by 2018


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia should increase investment from its current level of 20 percent of GDP to 27 percent by 2018, President Vladimir Putin has said.Addressing at the ... Read more...

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Putin, Medvedev approval ratings rise amid protests


June 9th, 2012 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian president and prime minister's approval ratings have been steadily climbing since December 2011 when the first wave of opposition rallies swept ... Read more...

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Russia wants missile defence guarantees


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will hold partner-like dialogue on missile defence with Western countries if it has guarantees that the missile shield is not directed against it, President ... Read more...

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Russia to boost scientific research : Putin


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 23 (IANS) President Vladimir Putin has said that Russia will spend 2.5 percent of its GDP to boost scientific research, a plan which will see scientists contributing to ... Read more...

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Medvedev meets Obama


May 20th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev met US President Barack Obama for an informal chat on the sidelines of the Group of Eight summit in Camp ... 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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Putin sworn in as Russian president


May 7th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 7 (IANS) Vladimir Putin was sworn in Monday as Russia's president, starting his third term in the Kremlin following two consecutive terms from 2000 to 2008.The 59-year-old political ... Read more...

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Photographer falls to death at Moscow rally


May 7th, 2012 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A photographer trying to click bird's eye photos of a rally against Russian president-elect Vladimir Putin in Moscow fell to his death from a building, ... Read more...

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Medvedev accepts offer to head ruling party


April 27th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Outgoing Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Friday accepted a formal offer to take up the leadership of the ruling United Russia party, two days after Prime ... Read more...

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Medvedev sacks Russian Air Force commander


April 27th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has sacked Air Force Commander Colonel-General Alexander Zelin and dismissed him from military service, the Kremlin said Friday.Zelin, 59, had been ... Read more...

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Putin quits as head of ruling party


April 24th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian president-elect Vladimir Putin said Tuesday he was standing down as head of the ruling United Russia party and nominated outgoing President Dmitry Medvedev as ... Read more...

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Medvedev praises development of internet


April 19th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Outgoing Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has praised the rapid development of the internet in the country, and called on web users to engage more in ... 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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Iran making progress on indigenous missile


April 18th, 2012 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi has said the country was making progress in the development and manufacture of an indigenous version of the Russian S-300 ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Medvedev pledge to scale up civil nuclear ties


March 29th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday held talks with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on a host of bilateral issues that included scaling up civil nuclear ... Read more...

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Russian president’s cat top trend on Twitter


March 29th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dorofey, the cat of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, currently on a visit to India, briefly entered Twitter's top trends after rumors of his disappearance.The Sobesednik ... Read more...

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Hu arrives in India, to meet Manmohan


March 28th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived here Wednesday on a two-day visit to participate in the BRICS summit and to hold wide-ranging bilateral talks with ... Read more...

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Russia to persuade Iran, North Korea for talks


March 28th, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday that Moscow will do everything in its power to persuade Iran and North Korea to return to talks on ... Read more...

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Assad departure no solution to Syrian problems: Russia


March 28th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Removing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from power is not a quick and easy fix for the country's problems, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday."The internal ... 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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Russian, South Korean leaders meet in Seoul


March 26th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev met his South Korean counterpart Lee Myung-bak Monday during the ongoing Seoul Nuclear Security Summit.Medvedev said their seventh meeting is "evidence ... Read more...

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Russia says Annan’s mission offers last chance to Syria


March 25th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 25 (IANS) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Sunday told UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan that his mission may be the last chance for Syria to avoid a civil war.... Read more...

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Medvedev, Obama to discuss Syria in Seoul


March 24th, 2012 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will discuss the ongoing crisis in Syria with his US counterpart Barack Obama at a nuclear security summit in Seoul, ... Read more...

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Medvedev proposes databank on rogue officials


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has proposed establishing an online resource that would provide information on action taken against government officials guilty of abuses and other ... Read more...

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Putin may meet Obama at G8 in May


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister and president-elect Vladimir Putin will meet US President Barack Obama if he goes to a G8 summit at Camp David, US, ... Read more...

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Putin, Obama to meet after presidential inauguration


March 21st, 2012 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian president-elect Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama have agreed to meet soon after Putin is sworn in May 7, Russian Foreign Minister ... Read more...

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Medvedev proposes competitive selection of officials


March 15th, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Wednesday said deputy ministers as well as chiefs of federal services could be appointed on a competitive basis."We should proceed from ... Read more...

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Computer virus targets Russian opposition


March 10th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) Opponents of Russian president-elect Vladimir Putin are being targeted through a computer virus sent by email, CNN reported."A wave of spam e-mails promoting a rally" against ... Read more...

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Obama calls Putin


March 10th, 2012 - 6:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama congratulated Vladimir Putin on his victory in the Russian presidential election in a telephone call Friday.It is the first time ... Read more...

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US-Russia cooperation based on interests: White House


March 9th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cooperation between the US and Russia was based on mutual interests "regardless of who the president is", White House spokesman Jay Carney said Thursday.Carney ... Read more...

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NATO chief congratulates Putin on victory


March 9th, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has congratulated Russian president-elect Vladimir Putin on his return to office and said that he looks forward to continued ... Read more...

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