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Putin condemns attack on US diplomats in Libya


September 14th, 2012 - 8:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has condemned the attack on US diplomats in Libya while urging governments to react strongly and timely to provocations against people's ... Read more...

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Putin compares opposition to weak birds


September 10th, 2012 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin Sunday compared the country's political opposition to omega animals, but said they were still "part of our species".Putin flew with the ... Read more...

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200 Peruvian servicemen to study in Russia


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A total of 200 servicemen from Peru will study in Russia's universities according to an agreement between the two countries, Russian President Vladimir Putin has ... Read more...

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Putin spokesman hopes ties with US ‘remain good’


September 8th, 2012 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, has said he hopes Russia's relations with the US will remain good regardless of who wins the ... Read more...

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Putin leads flight of Siberian cranes


September 7th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken part in a project to save a rare bird species. He flew in an ultra-light aircraft with a flock ... Read more...

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West’s Syria policy could backfire: Putin


September 7th, 2012 - 6:54 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned Western powers that their "dangerous" stance on the Syria crisis could come back to haunt them."Today, some want to ... Read more...

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Putin to meet Clinton for Syria discussions


September 7th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin will have a brief meeting with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Saturday on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic ... Read more...

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Russia, US need to solve missile shield impasse: Putin


September 6th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for joint efforts by Russia and the US to address the thorny issue of a missile shield, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Putin denies role in Pussy Riot case


September 6th, 2012 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he was "staying out" of the controversial case of the Pussy Riot punk group, whose three members were jailed ... Read more...

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Cross-chopping topless activist flees Ukraine


September 6th, 2012 - 5:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A member of Ukrainian feminist group Femen, who cut down a wooden crucifix while being topless in Kiev in support of Russian punk band Pussy ... Read more...

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Asia-Pacific key to Russia’s future: Putin


September 6th, 2012 - 4:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has stressed the importance of the Asia-Pacific region for his country's development.Ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit to take ... Read more...

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Russia may let top officials serve till 70


September 5th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has submitted to parliament a bill allowing top officials to stay in office until they are 70 years old."In order to ... Read more...

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Space centre chief loses job over failed launches


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed Vladimir Nesterov as general director of the Khrunichev Space Center, the state press service reported Monday.The Russian space industry ... Read more...

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Russia, France should join hands for united Europe : Putin


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 3 (IANS) Russia and France should make joint efforts for a united Europe, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said.During a ceremony held to mark the 200th anniversary of ... Read more...

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Putin wants changes in Russian space industry


September 1st, 2012 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has sought draft proposals for restructuring the national space industry after a string of accidents that have compromised the country's ... Read more...

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Putin praises NAM for improving global security


August 30th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3o (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday praised the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) for strengthening global security.The 16th NAM Summit opened in the Iranian capital under the theme of ... Read more...

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Two members of Pussy Riot flee Russia


August 27th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two members of female punk group Pussy Riot have fled Russia, while 12 women are still in the country, the group said in its Twitter ... Read more...

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21 world leaders visited India this year, more on way


August 26th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India continued to be a favourite overseas destination for world leaders with as many as 21 heads of state or government visiting the country ... Read more...

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Putin warns against ignoring nationalism


August 25th, 2012 - 2:52 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) While warning against ignoring nationalism, Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday said that any negative tendency in inter-ethnic relations should be dealt with promptly.Speaking at the ... Read more...

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Ukraine to extradite Putin death plot suspect


August 24th, 2012 - 2:26 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Ukranian court has given a ruling to extradite to Russia a Kazakhstani citizen, held as the second suspect for attempting to kill Russian President ... Read more...

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Putin voices support to Russian Paralympic team


August 20th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 20 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday wished success to the Russian Paralympic team, which will leave for London to take part in the 2012 Paralympic Games."Your every ... Read more...

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Topless protester cuts down Cross in Ukraine


August 17th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Activists from the Ukrainian feminist group Femen cut down a wooden crucifix in the centre of the country's capital city of Kiev Friday, supporting members ... 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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Putin lauds India’s global role, seeks new vistas of cooperation


August 14th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Lauding India's rising stature on the global stage on its 66th Independence Day, Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday hoped for the "opening of new ... Read more...

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90 die in Philippines floods


August 13th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bali, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 90 people were killed and four went missing in the Philippines as a result of floods caused by heavy torrential rains that affected more ... Read more...

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Putin wants Russian Olympic performance’s review


August 8th, 2012 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 8 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has said the performance of the country's delegation in the London Olympics should be assessed after the games."We must take a look ... Read more...

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State, businesses both responsible for corruption: Putin


August 7th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that the authorities and businesses should share responsibility for corruption in the country.In an open letter to Putin published ... Read more...

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Russia, Britain discussing space projects: Putin


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Britain are discussing a number of space projects, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday."We plan to launch several British satellites," Putin said ... Read more...

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Olympics: Putin lauds ‘brilliant’ Russian judo golds


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday lauded the "brilliant" performance of Russia's judo exponents at the London Olympics, where they have won three gold medals.Putin cheered ... Read more...

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Putin to cheer for Russian judokas in Olympics


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin landed in London Thursday for informal talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron and to witness some of the Olympic ... Read more...

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Russia will continue to back NATO mission: Putin


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin reaffirmed Wednesday that Russia will continue to support the NATO military operation in Afghanistan."NATO maintains a permanent presence in Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Putin attends n-submarine ceremony


July 31st, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin took part in a ceremony to launch the construction of Russia's fourth Borei-class (Project 955A) ballistic missile submarine."By 2020, we should ... Read more...

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Defamation can cost $160,000 in Russia


July 30th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a defamation bill into law that carries a fine of up to $160,000, the Kremlin press service said Monday.The ... Read more...

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Japan gifts Putin puppy to boost ties


July 28th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 28 (IANS) A Japanese puppy to be presented to Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to strengthen relations between the two countries, reported RIA Novosti.The Akita, a large ... Read more...

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Russian law on NGOs intimidates rights activists : US


July 25th, 2012 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US believes Russia's new law on NGOs intimidates human and civil rights activists and undermines democratic developments in the country, according to the US ... Read more...

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