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Late Inter strike denies Rubin San Siro win


September 21st, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An injury-time leveller from Yuto Nagatomo denied Rubin Kazan a famous San Siro win against Inter Milan in their Europa League opener.Nagatomo volleyed home Diego ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi tourism eyes Russian market


September 12th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 12 (IANS/WAM) A UAE delegation will participate in a Russian travel show next week in a bid to attract more tourists to the country.The 16-member delegation will ... Read more...

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Russia world’s most educated country: Report


September 12th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has topped a list of the world's most educated countries, according to a new report that analysed education systems all over the globe.According to ... Read more...

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3 Russians saved from drowning off Goa beach


September 10th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 10 (IANS) Three Russians have been saved from drowning at the Colva beach, 40 km from here, officials of a private lifeguard agency said Monday.A spokesperson for the ... Read more...

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Most Russians resent Moscow: Survey


September 5th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Almost 70 percent of Russians admitted there were "tensions" between Muscovites and residents of other regions, according to a survey by state-run pollster VTsIOM."Two thirds ... Read more...

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Russians polled ‘worst dressed tourists’


August 31st, 2012 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russians have been found as world's worst dressers in a poll involving over 12,000 people from six countries.Conducted by Skyscanner, Europe's leading travel search site, ... Read more...

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Over half of Russians term Pussy Riot sentence fair


August 31st, 2012 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) More than a half of Russians believe sending three members of the punk group Pussy Riot to prison was a fair punishment, a survey by ... Read more...

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Pirates free Russian tanker crew after stealing petrol


August 31st, 2012 - 4:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A group of pirates who hijacked an oil tanker with a Russian crew in the Gulf of Guinea in west Africa left the vessel after ... Read more...

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Ship with 24 Russians seized off Togo


August 30th, 2012 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pirates have seized a Greek-owned oil tanker with 24 Russian crew members on board off the coast of Togo in west Africa.English-language TV channel Russia ... Read more...

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Man jailed for trafficking heroin in Russia


August 28th, 2012 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 27 (IANS) A court in Russia has sentenced a foreigner to six years in a high security prison for trafficking 14.5 kg of heroin in the country, ... Read more...

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Just half of Russians know national anthem


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Although only 49 percent of the Russians know words of their national anthem, according to state-run VTsIOM pollster, this is still 10 percent higher than ... Read more...

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Chess for blind: India down Kazakhastan


August 18th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) Hosts India 'A' came up with an inspired show to defeat Kazakhastan 3-1 in the eighth round of the Tata 14th IBCA Chess Olympiad for the ... Read more...

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Chess: India upset leaders Spain


August 16th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) India 'A' scored a stunning 2.5 - 1.5 win over Spain to move into second spot with 9 match points after the sixth round of the ... Read more...

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Russian Olympic medallists given luxury cars


August 16th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Many of Russia's medal-winning Olympic athletes were presented with luxury cars Wednesday and the others were also promised cars soon.Many of Russia's gold medallists received ... Read more...

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Russians against church meddling in politics


August 15th, 2012 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three quarters of Russians believe that the church should stay out of political affairs, says a poll by state-run pollster VTsIOM.Around 43 percent of the ... Read more...

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Road accidents killed 14,000 Russians in 2012


August 14th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 14,000 people have died in traffic accidents in Russia since the beginning of the year, police statistics show.More than 107,000 road accidents resulting in ... Read more...

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First in South Asia, a dolphin show in Pakistan


August 13th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Aug 13 (IANS) Pakistanis will now get to see a delightful show of dolphins performing acrobatics here, a first for the entire South Asian region.Mustafa Kamal of Talent Brokers ... Read more...

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Olympic volleyball: Russia stun Brazil to win men’s gold


August 12th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia shocked Brazil by coming back from two sets down to win the Olympic gold in the men's volleyball event here Sunday.The result gave Russia ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: Russia win rhythmic gymnastics gold


August 12th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia emphatically captured the rhythmic gymnastics gold at the London Olympics Tuesday, finishing well clear of runners-up Belarus.The Russians won with a total score of ... Read more...

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Russia wins first Olympic basketball medal


August 12th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia won its first Olympic basketball medal Sunday after a thrilling final decided in the last minute.Russia beat 2004 Olympic champions Argentina 81-77, with Minnesota ... Read more...

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Olympic basketball: Australia thrashes Russia for women’s bronze


August 12th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Australia's women dominated Russia throughout to win basketball bronze Saturday, beating the Russians 83-74.The Australians held the lead 17-16 at the end of a largely ... Read more...

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Olympic sailing: Finland snatches elliot bronze


August 11th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Finland won bronze in the Elliot class sailing Saturday, beating Russia in a close third place race.The Finnish crew of Silja Lehtinen, Silja Kanerva and ... Read more...

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Medvedev vows to clear ruling party of spoilers


August 11th, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has pledged to clear the ruling United Russia party of irresponsible members who damage its image."Our party members and leaders ... Read more...

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Olympic swimming: Russia takes synchronised team gold


August 10th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia won Olympic gold in the team synchronised swimming final Friday.The Russians, headed by two-time Olympic champions Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina, scored 98.930 out ... Read more...

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Five killed in Turkey chopper crash


August 10th, 2012 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 10 (IANS) At least five people, including three Russians, were killed in a helicopter crash in Turkey Thursday, according to Russian Federal Air Transport Agency Rosaviatsia.The Kamov Ka-32 ... Read more...

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Olympic basketball: Russia beat Lithuania to reach semi-final


August 8th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's men reached the semi-finals of the Olympic basketball tournament Wednesday, beating Lithuania 83-74 in a dramatic match here Wednesday.Andrei Kirilenko, who returned to the ... 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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Al Qaeda planned to attack Gibraltar during Olympics


August 6th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Three suspected Al Qaeda terrorists arrested in Spain were reportedly planning to launch a devastating attack from the air on a busy shopping centre in British ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Russia earns first medal in women’s doubles


August 4th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian pair Valeria Sorokina and Nina Vislova crushed Canadians Alex Bruce and Li Michele to take the Olympic badminton bronze in the women's doubles Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Olympics: Italy wins women’s team foil gold


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy's fencers beat Russia to win gold in the women's team foil Thursday, a result that gives Italy's Valentina Vezzali her sixth Olympic gold medal.The ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: American Douglas pips Russians to gold


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sixteen-year-old American gymnast Gabby Douglas won the gold in the women's individual all around competition on Thursday, leaving Russia with silver and bronze.Douglas triumphed with ... Read more...

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British tourists to Goa dip, Russian arrivals shoot up


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 2 (IANS) The number of tourists from Britain to Goa has declined 30 percent, but Russian tourists have swelled by more than 200 percent over the last two ... Read more...

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US captures Olympic gold in artistic gymnastics


August 1st, 2012 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US emphatically captured the artistic gymnastics gold at the London Olympics Tuesday, finishing well clear of the Russians, who claimed silver.The Americans won with ... Read more...

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Medvedev may run for president again


July 31st, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has not ruled out that he would run for president again if Russians support his return to the Kremlin."I am ... Read more...

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Surge in Cocaine mail trafficking: Russian official


July 30th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Growing online trade has encouraged drug traffickers to increasingly use mail services to deliver cocaine to their clients, a top Russian police official in charge ... Read more...

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