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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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Ibisevic puts Stuttgart past Dynamo


August 29th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Vedad Ibisevic made the difference again with a goal as VfB Stuttgart reached the Europa League group stage with a 3-1 aggregate win over Dynamo ... Read more...

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Russian chopper sets altitude record


August 27th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, August 27 (IANS/ RIA Novosti) A Russian helicopter set a new world altitude record Monday, the final day of the 14th FAI World Helicopter Championships near Moscow, rotorcraft maker Russian ... Read more...

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Russia denies sending chemical weapons to Syria


August 21st, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria has no Russia-made chemical weapons stockpile, a Russian official said Tuesday.Col. Vladimir Mandych, deputy director of the Federal Agency for Safe Storage and ... Read more...

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EU to work with Belarusian minister despite sanctions


August 21st, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European Union has said that it will work with the new Belarusian foreign minister despite the fact that he is subject to EU ... Read more...

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‘US presidential polls among world’s worst’


August 17th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Mosocw, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's election chief Vladimir Churov said Thursday that the system of US presidential elections is "one of the worst in the world"."Presidential elections in the ... Read more...

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Olympic volleyball: Italy beats Bulgaria for bronze


August 12th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy beat Bulgaria by three sets to one to win the Olympic bronze medal in men's volleyball here Sunday.The Italians won 25-19, 23-25, 25-22, 25-21 ... Read more...

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Collapsed walker is Olympic hero


August 5th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian walker who collapsed while chasing a medal at the Olympics is a true example of heroism, the head of the Russian Olympic ... Read more...

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Russian court upholds 12-year sentence for US spy


July 30th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Supreme Court Monday upheld a 12-year jail sentence for an ex-serviceman for selling classified topographic maps to the US.A Moscow city court established in ... Read more...

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Hunt for tent rapist in Russia


July 27th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS) Police are searching for a man accused of raping women in forests throughout western Russia and recording the acts on video, reported RIA Novosti.The man has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Menchov can vanquish Tour nightmare at Olympics: Coach


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chartres (France), July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian cyclist Denis Menchov can still fight for a medal in the Olympics road race despite his poor showing in the Tour de France, ... Read more...

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Russia military to form 26 new brigades by 2020


July 17th, 2012 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will form 26 additional brigades by 2020 without increasing the number of personnel in the armed forces, Col. Gen. Vladimir Chirkin, commander of ground ... Read more...

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Rubin beat Zenit, win Russian Super Cup


July 15th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Samara (Russia), July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rubin Kazan won the season-opening Russian Super Cup, beating league winners Zenit St. Petersburg 2-0 thanks to first-half goals from Salvatore Brocchetti and Vladimir ... Read more...

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F1 circuit mooted in Moscow


July 14th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The streets of Moscow would make for a thrilling Formula One circuit that would be faster than Monaco, the organisers of a publicity event said ... Read more...

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Russian space firm accused of $17 mn fraud


July 10th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Russia have opened a criminal investigation into the alleged misuse of 565 million rubles ($17 million) of state funds set aside for a ... Read more...

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Two Russians jailed for raping 83-year-old woman


July 10th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two men have been sentenced to jail after being convicted of raping an 83-year-old woman in southern Russia.Vladimir Perov was sentenced to 10 years, while ... Read more...

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Four kids among 171 dead in Russian floods


July 10th, 2012 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS) While floods in Russia's Krasnodar region have killed at least 171 people, the toll includes four children aged between one to 12 in the Krymsk town, ... Read more...

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Russian flood toll rises to 100


July 8th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 8 (IANS) Over 100 people have died and more than 90 injured by devastating floods in Russia, with most of the victims dying in Krymsk, the worst affected ... 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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Siberian Uranium plant boss held for bribe


June 23rd, 2012 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The director of a Siberian uranium enrichment plant and two of his deputies have been detained on suspicion of graft, according to state-run nuclear power ... Read more...

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Belarus may stop oil imports from Venezuela


June 8th, 2012 - 8:41 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, June 8 (IANS) Belarus' first Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir Semashko has said the country may stop importing oil from Venezuela.Reacting to media reports about suspension of Venezuelan oil supplies ... Read more...

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Russian ex-official involved in $10 mn fraud


June 5th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A former director of Russia's office for the coordination of the fight against organised crime and two of his accomplices have been found guilty of ... Read more...

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Russia warns against hasty conclusions on Syria massacre


June 1st, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A number of Western countries are jumping to conclusions about the Houla massacre in Syria, where more than 100 people were killed, Russia's envoy to ... Read more...

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Russian army officer jailed for spying for US


June 1st, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian army officer has been sentenced by a Moscow court to 12 years in prison for spying for the US, the Federal Security Service ... Read more...

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Olympic gold medallist Chen Ying picks up World Cup title


May 25th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 25 (IANS) China's Olympic champion Chen Ying lifted the women's 25m pistol title in Munich's World Cup shooting event, the ISSF official website reported Friday.Chen shot the best ... Read more...

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Jailed Russian complains of discrimination in US


May 24th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 24 (IANS) A former Russian pilot, who is serving 20 years in prison in the US for attempted drug trafficking, has complained of racial and religious discrimination against ... Read more...

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Serial killer faces trial in Moscow


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian man is set to go on trial accused of killing at least eight women in a series of murders and rapes in various ... Read more...

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Russia seeks return of citizens held in Libya


May 16th, 2012 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 16 (IANS) Russia will continue to try to secure the return of its citizens held in Libya and also continue to insist that the rights are observed, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russia to ensure its two nationals’ return from Libya


May 1st, 2012 - 7:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will spare no effort to ensure return of Russian nationals detained in Libya, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday."We will continue our efforts so ... Read more...

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140 Russian parties apply for registration


April 20th, 2012 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) More than 140 political parties in Russia have lined up for registration, an official said. Russia currently has seven officially registered parties."So far 143 political ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Russian missile maker Almaz Antei expands


April 10th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian missile manufacturer Almaz Antei will build a new air defence systems' plant by 2015.The company manufactures S-300 and S-400 Triumph surface-to-air missile (SAM) ... Read more...

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Russian boxer banned for doping


April 5th, 2012 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's national junior amateur boxing champion Vladimir Shishkin has been suspended for six months for a doping offence, the country's anti-doping agency said.Shishkin was among ... Read more...

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Russian charged with selling classified maps to US


April 4th, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A former Russian serviceman has been charged with selling classified maps of Russia to the US Defense Department.The Prosecutor General's Office has initiated a criminal ... Read more...

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‘Russia can help ISS astronauts with rehabilitation’


March 30th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is ready to offer its medical expertise in the post-flight rehabilitation of astronauts from partner countries on the International Space Station (ISS)."We know how ... Read more...

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Belarus unveils 200,000-ruble banknote


March 13th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, March 13 (IANS) The Belarusian central bank unveiled Monday a 200,000-ruble banknote after huge devaluation of its currency last year.Belarus decided to issue the new currency note in order ... Read more...

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