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We have started to collect the most important news related to Russia in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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VIDEO: Snowden applies for Russia asylum

Wednesday, July 17th 2013, 4:06
related countries: United States United States

The former US intelligence analyst, Edward Snowden, has applied for temporary asylum in Russia.
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Snowden applies for asylum in Russia

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 20:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moscow

Fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has applied for temporary asylum in Russia from inside Moscow's airport, officials say.
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Chechens fuel Germany asylum surge

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 12:46
related countries: Germany Germany

The number of people seeking political asylum in Germany has soared, many of them Chechens who fled Russia, officials say.
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Putin inspects massive war games

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 11:06

Russian President Vladimir Putin views the country's biggest military drills since Soviet times, involving around 160,000 troops.
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VIDEO: 'Forced labour' at World Student Games

Monday, July 15th 2013, 23:03
related places: Kazan'

Teachers and nurses say they were put under pressure to help build and clean a number of venues for the World Student Games in the eastern Russian city of Kazan.
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England 1-1 Russia

Monday, July 15th 2013, 18:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Toni Duggan scores a stoppage-time equaliser against Russia to give England hope of qualifying from Euro 2013 Group C.
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Snowden trapped in Russia - Putin

Monday, July 15th 2013, 16:31
related countries: United States United States

Fugitive intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has in effect been trapped in Russia by the US authorities, Russian President Vladimir Putin says.
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VIDEO: National record for Russian skydivers

Monday, July 15th 2013, 15:41

One hundred and one female skydivers have set a new Russian record after forming the pattern of a flower in mid-air.
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VIDEO: Making the Winter Olympics medals

Saturday, July 13th 2013, 23:01
related places: Moscow, Sochi

A jewellery factory in Moscow is making 1,300 medals to adorn the necks of the winning sportsmen and women of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
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Russian bus and lorry crash kills 18

Saturday, July 13th 2013, 20:34

At least 18 people are killed and 25 injured when a lorry carrying gravel crashes into a passenger bus, breaking it in half.
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Snowden 'yet to seek' Russia asylum

Saturday, July 13th 2013, 12:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: Friday

Russia has not yet received an asylum bid from Edward Snowden, officials say, a day after the fugitive US intelligence leaker vowed to do so.
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US castigates Russia on Snowden case

Saturday, July 13th 2013, 9:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moscow, Snowden

The US accuses Russia of giving fugitive intelligence leaker Edward Snowden a "propaganda platform", as he meets rights groups at a Moscow airport.
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Snowden re-emerges at Moscow airport

Friday, July 12th 2013, 22:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moscow

Fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden surfaces after three weeks to say he wants asylum in Russia until he can travel to Latin America.
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Meteor's debris seen close up

Friday, July 12th 2013, 17:00
related places: Chelyabinsk

Scientists release microscopic images of fragments of the meteorite that struck Russia near the city of Chelyabinsk in February.
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Russia buys typewriters 'over leaks'

Friday, July 12th 2013, 3:30

Russia's agency responsible for the Kremlin security is buying typewriters - a move reportedly prompted by recent leaks by WikiLeaks and Edward Snowden.
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Magnitsky found guilty of fraud

Thursday, July 11th 2013, 12:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moscow

A Moscow court finds late Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky guilty of tax fraud in a case which has strained US-Russian ties.
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Wednesday, July 10th 2013, 16:54
related places: Moscow

Russian anti-corruption activist and Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny registers to stand in September's election for mayor of Moscow.
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Syria rebels accused of sarin use

Tuesday, July 9th 2013, 19:18
related countries: Syria Syria

Russia says it has evidence showing a projectile that hit a northern Syrian village contained the nerve agent sarin and was most likely fired by rebels.
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Journalist shot dead in Dagestan

Tuesday, July 9th 2013, 16:18

A journalist known for investigating security forces in the violent Russian region of Dagestan has been shot dead.
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Russia sacks head of Bolshoi ballet

Tuesday, July 9th 2013, 9:00

The head of Russia's Bolshoi Theatre is removed from his post, following a series of scandals including an acid attack on a director.
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VIDEO: China and Russia hold joint naval drills

Friday, July 5th 2013, 18:47
related countries: China China, Japan Japan

China and Russia are holding their largest-ever joint naval exercises in the Sea of Japan in a bid to improve the two country's efforts at military cooperation.
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Call to jail Navalny for six years

Friday, July 5th 2013, 15:17

Russian prosecutors call for a six-year prison sentence for opposition leader Alexei Navalny on a controversial charge of embezzlement.
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Russian billionaire gives away bonus

Friday, July 5th 2013, 13:17

Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska gives away his $3m bonus and asks for it to be used to buy shares to reward up to 120 employees.
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China and Russia conduct joint drill

Friday, July 5th 2013, 5:06
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

China and Russia are beginning joint naval drills which Beijing has described as the country's largest with a foreign partner.
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Russia cited for 'illegal rendition'

Wednesday, July 3rd 2013, 11:44

Russia, Ukraine and other former Soviet states are colluding in an illegal rendition programme, a new report from Amnesty International claims.
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Russia spy couple jailed in Germany

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 15:01
related countries: Germany Germany

A married couple are sent to jail in Germany after being found guilty of spying for Russia for about 20 years.
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Children die in Russian air crash

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 14:32

Rescuers battle to reach the site of a helicopter crash in Siberia, in which at least 21 people including children are feared dead.
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Putin critic Lebedev escapes jail

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 13:41
related places: Lebedev

Russian media magnate Alexander Lebedev is convicted after punching a fellow guest on a television show, but escapes a jail sentence.
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'Progress made' on Syria peace talks

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 10:55
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

The US and Russia have made progress on plans to convene a conference to find a solution to the conflict in Syria, Secretary of State John Kerry says.
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VIDEO: Rocket explodes seconds after launch

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 7:03
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan

An unmanned Russian Proton-M rocket crashes just seconds after its launch from the Russian Baikonur facility in Kazakhstan.
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Russian rocket crashes in Kazakhstan

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 4:56
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan

An unmanned Russian rocket carrying three navigation satellites crashes seconds after its launch from the Baikonur launch site in Kazakhstan.
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Snowden 'seeks asylum in Russia'

Monday, July 1st 2013, 22:07
related countries: United States United States

US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden applies to Russia for political asylum, a Russian official says, after a week in the transit area of a Moscow airport.
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Putin: Snowden 'must stop US leaks'

Monday, July 1st 2013, 16:46
related countries: United States United States

Russian President Vladimir Putin tells fugitive former CIA-analyst Edward Snowden to stop leaking US secrets if he wants to remain in the country.
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Meteor shockwave circled globe twice

Friday, June 28th 2013, 1:29

The shock wave from an asteroid that burned up over Russia in February was so powerful that it travelled twice around the globe, scientists say.
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In pictures: Georgia

Wednesday, June 26th 2013, 23:36
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Caucasus state recovering from war with Russia
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VIDEO: Is this whistleblower's hiding place?

Wednesday, June 26th 2013, 21:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moscow

Fugitive US whistleblower Edward Snowden is still in the transit area at a Moscow airport, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin, but his exact whereabouts remain a mystery.
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VIDEO: Searching for Snowden at Moscow airport

Wednesday, June 26th 2013, 12:26
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moscow, Snowden

Fugitive US whistleblower Edward Snowden is still in the transit area at a Moscow airport, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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Putin's piglet soliloquy

Wednesday, June 26th 2013, 11:33

Vladimir Putin's latest choice colloquial Russian saying
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VIDEO: Snowden 'still in Moscow airport'

Wednesday, June 26th 2013, 6:34
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moscow

Fugitive US whistleblower Edward Snowden is still in the transit area at Moscow airport, Russia's President Vladimir Putin has confirmed.
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Snowden 'still in Moscow airport'

Wednesday, June 26th 2013, 4:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moscow

Vladimir Putin confirms US fugitive Edward Snowden is in Moscow airport's transit area, as Venezuela's leader says he would consider offering asylum.
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Robson win boosts British fortunes

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 21:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wimbledon

Laura Robson stuns Russian 10th seed Maria Kirilenko to reach round two and raise British spirits at Wimbledon.
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Call for Magnitsky 'smart sanctions'

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 15:57

A draft report for Europe's top human rights watchdog advocates "intelligent sanctions" over the death of Russian whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky.
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Snowden 'has not entered Russia'

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 13:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moscow

Russia says fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has not crossed into the country, as the US repeats demands that he should be handed over.
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VIDEO: US criticises Russia over Snowden

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 6:07
related countries: China China, Hong Kong Hong Kong, United States United States
related places: Moscow, Snowden

America has criticised Russia and China after fugitive Edward Snowden left Hong Kong for Moscow.
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Washington voices anger over Snowden

Monday, June 24th 2013, 19:21
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Snowden

The US criticises Russia and China for failing to detain fugitive Edward Snowden, with President Obama saying he is pursuing "all legal options".
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Olympic torch to be sent to space

Monday, June 24th 2013, 13:08
related places: Sochi

An unlit Olympic torch will be sent into space ahead of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.
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Snowden is 'not on plane' to Cuba

Monday, June 24th 2013, 11:45
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador, United States United States
related places: Moscow

The location of former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden is unclear after a flight from Russia apparently leaves without him on board.
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Business looks sweet for Sharapova

Sunday, June 23rd 2013, 23:13
related places: Sharapova

Russian tennis ace launches business career
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Fugitive Snowden arrives in Moscow

Sunday, June 23rd 2013, 15:55
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, United States United States
related places: Moscow

US intelligence fugitive Edward Snowden has arrived at a Moscow airport from Hong Kong, but it is thought he will fly on to another country.
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Snowden quits Hong Kong for Moscow

Sunday, June 23rd 2013, 13:03
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, United States United States
related places: Moscow

US intelligence fugitive Edward Snowden is flying to Moscow after the Hong Kong government said he was free to go despite a US extradition request.
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Human rights group evicted in Moscow

Saturday, June 22nd 2013, 14:53
related places: Moscow

A prominent Russian human rights group is forcibly evicted from its office in Moscow after a stand-off with the city authorities.
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Merkel and Putin view disputed art

Friday, June 21st 2013, 23:02
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany's Angela Merkel and Russia's Vladimir Putin visit an exhibition in St Petersburg of artworks looted from Germany by the USSR in World War II.
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Sochi worker 'tortured by police'

Friday, June 21st 2013, 14:03

The Russian authorities are investigating reports that an electrician working at a Sochi Winter Olympics site was tortured by police.
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Rosneft in $270bn China oil deal

Friday, June 21st 2013, 13:34
related countries: China China

Russian state-owned oil company Rosneft signs a 25-year deal worth $270bn to double its oil supplies to China.
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Working Lives Georgia

Friday, June 21st 2013, 11:09

How five Georgians are rebuilding after damaging Russia war
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Russia's ambiguous view of the West

Friday, June 21st 2013, 8:13

Plots and paranoia - Russia takes jaundiced view of West
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Anger at US human trafficking report

Thursday, June 20th 2013, 10:36
related countries: China China, United States United States

Russia and China react angrily after the US downgrades them to its lowest category in a report on efforts to fight human trafficking.
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Russia: Faberge eggs symbol of power

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 7:56

Russia falls again for eggs once despised as tsar’s playthings
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Russian Duma backs gay adoption ban

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 17:32
related places: Moscow

MPs in Moscow back a bill banning adoption of Russian orphans by foreign gay couples and by foreign singles from countries allowing gay marriage.
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Bear paws seized at Chinese border

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 8:42
related countries: China China

Chinese officials confiscate 213 bear paws hidden inside the tyres of a vehicle crossing the border from Russia, state media report.
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Gagarin air crash details emerge

Monday, June 17th 2013, 13:24

New details have emerged about the air crash that killed Yuri Gagarin - the first man in space.
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VIDEO: Syria set to top agenda at G8

Monday, June 17th 2013, 6:03
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The leaders of the G8 nations are set to begin a summit in Northern Ireland, with Syria's crisis likely to dominate.
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Putin rejects Super Bowl ring claim

Monday, June 17th 2013, 3:52
related countries: United States United States

Vladimir Putin's spokesman denies a report that the Russian president mistakenly pocketed a Super Bowl ring during a 2005 visit by a US tycoon.
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UK and Russia 'share aims' on Syria

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 20:15
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

David Cameron says he and President Putin will use the G8 summit to overcome differences on Syria and bring "new momentum" to stop the killing.
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Jordan to keep US F-16s and Patriots

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 22:38
related countries: Jordan Jordan, Syria Syria, United States United States
related places: Patriot

The US says it will leave Patriot missiles and F-16 jets in Jordan, amid Russia warnings against imposing a no-fly zone over Syria.
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Russia rejects Syria no-fly zone

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 12:41
related countries: Jordan Jordan, Syria Syria, United States United States

Russia says any attempt to enforce a no-fly zone over Syria using US fighter jets and missiles operating from Jordan would violate international law.
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Putin inaugurates new movement

Wednesday, June 12th 2013, 17:14

Russian President Vladimir Putin takes the helm of a political movement called the Popular Front, as protesters demand his resignation.
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VIDEO: Clashes over 'gay propaganda' bill

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 15:43

In Moscow there have been violent scenes outside the Russian parliament, with gay rights campaigners clashing with anti-gay activists.
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Russia Duma passes 'anti-gay' law

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 15:23

Russia's lower house of parliament passes a law banning "gay propaganda" aimed at the under 18s, as rival protesters clash on the streets outside.
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