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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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Cameron outlines UN Syria resolution

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 17:20
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

David Cameron says the UK, France and the US are tabling a UN resolution on Syria designed to ensure a plan to hand over chemical weapons is "not a ruse".
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VIDEO: 'Russian plan new chance for Syria'

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 16:32
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

PJ Crowley, the former US Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs, says Russia's intervention over Syria will increase the chances of a peaceful political solution.
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US warning on Syria chemicals plan

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 15:57
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

The US says a Russian plan to make safe Syria's chemical weapons must be "swift and verifiable" and warns it will not fall for stalling tactics.
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Obama 'could pause Syria plans'

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 8:46
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

President Obama says he will put plans for a military strike on Syria on hold if the country places its chemical weapons under international control.
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Give up weapons, Russia urges Syria

Monday, September 9th 2013, 20:23
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

Russia says it has asked Syria to put its chemical weapons under "international control" and have them destroyed to avoid US military strikes.
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Riskier not to strike Syria, US says

Monday, September 9th 2013, 12:12
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

US Secretary of State John Kerry says not acting against Syria's alleged chemical weapons use is riskier than acting, but Russia presses for negotiations.
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Putin ally wins Moscow mayor poll

Monday, September 9th 2013, 7:01
related places: Moscow

Kremlin-backed candidate Sergei Sobyanin is declared the winner of the race for Moscow mayor, but rival Alexei Navalny disputes the results.
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Obama urges no 'blind eye' to Syria

Saturday, September 7th 2013, 18:27
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States
related places: Congress

President Barack Obama says the US cannot "turn a blind eye" to the use of chemical weapons in Syria, as he urges Congress to back military action.
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VIDEO: Russia and US no closer on Syria

Saturday, September 7th 2013, 7:23
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

President Barack Obama has returned to the US from the G20 summit in Russia, which ended without consensus among world leaders on military action against the Syrian government.
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No winner in Russia-US Syria duel

Saturday, September 7th 2013, 1:54
related countries: United States United States

Bridget Kendall says neither Russia nor the US got their way
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Russia and US no closer on Syria

Friday, September 6th 2013, 21:11
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

As the G20 summit concludes in St Petersburg, speeches by key leaders lay bare the bitter divisions over military action in Syria.
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G20 'split' as US hits out at Russia

Friday, September 6th 2013, 9:13
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

World leaders meeting at the G20 summit in Russia remain divided over Syria, while the US envoy to the UN sharply criticises Moscow.
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Moscow poll sees grassroots revival

Friday, September 6th 2013, 0:41

Could Moscow mayoral election change Russian politics?
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Divided G20 discusses Syria crisis

Thursday, September 5th 2013, 19:34
related countries: Syria Syria

Leaders of the G20 nations are locked in a divisive debate over Syria, as they close the first day of a two-day summit in Russia.
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Armenia rift fuels EU-Russia tension

Thursday, September 5th 2013, 17:51
related countries: Armenia Armenia

Armenia's decision to join a Russian-led customs union throws EU plans to forge closer ties with the Caucasus republic into disarray.
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UK 'has new Syria chemical evidence'

Thursday, September 5th 2013, 16:59
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Cameron says Britain has fresh evidence of chemical weapons use in Syria, as he arrives in Russia for the G20 summit of world leaders.
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VIDEO: A good place for a summit?

Thursday, September 5th 2013, 6:38

The BBC's Jon Sopel considers whether St Petersburg, the birthplace of the Russian President Vladimir Putin is the perfect venue for this summit.
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Putin warns US over Syria action

Wednesday, September 4th 2013, 11:47
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States
related places: West

President Putin warns the US against one-sided action in Syria, but says Russia would back a UN resolution if Syria had used chemical weapons.
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Russians warned of US extradition

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013, 9:38
related countries: United States United States

Russia warns its citizens against visiting countries that have extradition deals with the US, if they suspect they could be prosecuted in the US.
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VIDEO: Videos fuel Russia anti-gay campaign

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013, 6:46
related places: Gay

Gay rights groups in Russia have said a new law restricting the spread of information about homosexuality has sparked a wave of violence against the gay and lesbian community.
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Brutal videos fuel Russian anti-gay campaign

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 1:38
related places: Gay

Gay people feel growing hostility in Russia
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Swansea to play Valencia in Europe

Friday, August 30th 2013, 13:02

Swansea face Valencia in the Europa League group stage, while Tottenham meet Anzhi Makhachkala and Wigan take on Rubin Kazan.
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Chelsea sign Anzhi striker Eto'o

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 15:37
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon
related places: Eto

Chelsea sign Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o on a one-year deal from Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala.
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Belarus-Russia trade row escalates

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 11:27
related countries: Belarus Belarus
related places: Minsk

A Belarus-Russia row over control of potash exports escalates, with Minsk threatening to prosecute a billionaire Russian businessman.
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VIDEO: Syria: Concern over military action

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 18:34
related countries: China China, Syria Syria

BBC Diplomatic Correspondent James Robbins reports on growing international concern about military action against Syria, particularly in Russia and China.
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Putin 'underwear' painting seized

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 15:19

Police in Russia have seized a painting depicting the country's president Vladimir Putin in women's underwear from an art gallery in St Petersburg.
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Abramovich cuts Russia football cash

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 10:49

The Russian billionaire and Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich stops funding Russian football.
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VIDEO: Putin 'underwear' painting removed

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 2:53

Police in Russia have confiscated a painting of the Russian president and prime minister in women's underwear from an art gallery in the city of St Petersburg.
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Memorial for Malevich burial site

Tuesday, August 27th 2013, 13:39
related places: Moscow

Russia plans to mark the burial site of the artist Kasimir Malevich, found to be under a new housing development in a Moscow suburb.
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Ingushetia security chief killed

Tuesday, August 27th 2013, 6:38

Gunmen kill Ahmed Kotiev, the top security official in the Russian Caucasus republic of Ingushetia.
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JP Morgan faces $50m Blavatnik bill

Tuesday, August 27th 2013, 0:07
related countries: United States United States

JP Morgan is ordered to pay Russian billionaire Leonard Blavatnik $50m in damages over losses he suffered during the US subprime crisis.
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Cameron and Putin disagree on Syria

Tuesday, August 27th 2013, 0:05
related countries: Syria Syria

David Cameron speaks to Russia's president about the situation in Syria, with the PM saying there is "little doubt" the regime carried out a chemical attack, but Russia doubting the evidence.
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Belarus holds Russian potash boss

Monday, August 26th 2013, 13:44
related countries: Belarus Belarus

Investigators in Belarus have detained the head of Russia's largest potash producer Uralkali on suspicion of abusing his authority.
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VIDEO: Russian Arctic wildlife at risk

Monday, August 26th 2013, 13:09
related countries: Arctic Ocean Arctic Ocean

Russia is planning huge oil and gas developments in the Arctic Ocean off its northern coast - drilling that could threaten pristine wildlife habitats.
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Arctic mission to protect Russian wildlife

Monday, August 26th 2013, 7:47

Russian Arctic at risk from energy projects and climate change
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VIDEO: Sochi stores snow ahead of Games

Sunday, August 25th 2013, 9:00

The Russian host of the 2014 Winter Olympics has stockpiled snow, amid fears that the Black Sea resort could run short for the Games.
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Russia bans Sochi Olympics protests

Friday, August 23rd 2013, 19:02
related places: Sochi

Russia bans demonstrations and public rallies in Sochi around the Winter Olympics in 2014 - a move immediately denounced by rights activists.
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Obama: Syria chemicals grave concern

Friday, August 23rd 2013, 17:22
related countries: Syria Syria

US President Barack Obama says allegations of a chemical weapons attack in Syria represents a "big event of grave concern".
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Rogge criticises Isinbayeva remarks

Friday, August 23rd 2013, 16:00

International Olympic committee president Jacques Rogge criticises Yelena Isinbayeva for her comments supporting Russia's anti-gay laws.
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Russia: No more luxury cars for officials?

Friday, August 23rd 2013, 15:34

But will Russian officials lose their expensive cars?
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Russia gunman jailed for killing six

Friday, August 23rd 2013, 10:41
related places: Belgorod

A gunman who killed six people in the western Russian city of Belgorod is jailed for life.
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VIDEO: Royal names for rare Russian hedgehogs

Friday, August 23rd 2013, 10:29

A petting zoo in Russia has named three rare albino hedgehogs George, Alexander and Louis after they were born on the same day as Prince George of Cambridge.
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Russia 'gives anti-gay law assurance'

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 16:17

Russia gives assurances its anti-gay "propaganda" law will not affect the Winter Olympics, says IOC president Jacques Rogge.
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VIDEO: Military hovercraft shocks sunbathers

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 8:55

Sunseekers enjoying the white sands of Russia's Baltic Coast got an experience they would not have expected when a military hovercraft made a surprise appearance.
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Star slams Russia's 'anti-gay' bill

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 8:29

Actor Wentworth Miller refuses an invitation to a St Petersburg film festival in protest over Russia's new anti-gay laws, saying 'as a gay man, I must decline'.
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Injured Sharapova pulls out of US Open

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 6:12
related countries: United States United States

Russian Maria Sharapova, who was seeded third, pulls out of next week's US Open because of inflammation in her right shoulder.
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VIDEO: Airlift for bears trapped by floods

Monday, August 19th 2013, 15:56

Two brown bears have been airlifted to safety amid severe flooding in Russia's far east.
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Russia battles huge far east flood

Monday, August 19th 2013, 14:26
related places: Amur

More than 20,000 people are evacuated from flood-stricken areas in Russia's far east, where the Amur river has burst its banks after heavy rain.
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Mixed fortunes for GB relay teams

Sunday, August 18th 2013, 18:12
related places: Moscow

Great Britain's 4x100m men's relay team lose their bronze medal after disqualification but the women are moved up to third.
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Bolt powers to 200m world victory

Saturday, August 17th 2013, 16:14
related places: Moscow

Usain Bolt wins the 200m to complete a sprint double at the World Championships as Adam Gemili finishes fifth.
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GB women win bronze in 4x400m relay

Saturday, August 17th 2013, 15:46
related places: Moscow

Great Britain women's relay team win bronze in the 4x400m in a thrilling World Championship final in Moscow.
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VIDEO: Russia raids on illegal immigrants

Saturday, August 17th 2013, 6:44

Russian authorities carry out a series of high-profile raids to deport foreign workers who are suspected in the country illegally.
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Isinbayeva comments 'misunderstood'

Friday, August 16th 2013, 15:29

Russian athlete Yelena Isinbayeva says she is "against discrimination" following remarks that appeared to condemn homosexuality.
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Foster withdraws from Moscow museum

Friday, August 16th 2013, 14:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Moscow

Renowned British architect Norman Foster has resigned from a proposed expansion to the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow.
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Isinbayeva defends anti-gay stance

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 20:24
related places: Pole

Pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva defends Russia's controversial new law against promoting homosexuality.
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Ukrainians accuse Russia over trade

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 15:35
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukrainian politicians and businesses accuse Russia of heightened checks on their exports, allegedly to prevent Ukrainian ties with the EU.
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Northern Ireland 1-0 Russia

Wednesday, August 14th 2013, 20:50

Northern Ireland stun Russia in their World Cup qualifier for Michael O'Neill's first win as manager.
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Police raid 'Navalny campaign' flat

Wednesday, August 14th 2013, 12:00
related places: Moscow

Russian police break into a Moscow apartment and seize campaign materials allegedly produced illegally for opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
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Isinbayeva wins pole vault gold

Tuesday, August 13th 2013, 18:54

Home favourite Yelena Isinbayeva sends the Russian fans wild as she claims pole vault gold at the Moscow World Championships.
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Surgeon 'took heroin from drug mule'

Tuesday, August 13th 2013, 12:05
related places: Krasnoyarsk

Russian police arrest a surgeon suspected of stealing heroin he removed from the stomach of a drug courier in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia.
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Ohuruogu relishes 'special' victory

Tuesday, August 13th 2013, 7:52
related places: Moscow

World champion Christine Ohuruogu says her body has gone "through a war" after she wins the 400m in dramatic fashion in Moscow.
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Ohuruogu snatches world 400m gold

Monday, August 12th 2013, 18:07
related places: Moscow

Christine Ohuruogu regains her 400m title in a photo finish to become the first British woman to win two world titles.
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Russia seeks to calm Sochi gay fears

Monday, August 12th 2013, 16:50
related places: Sochi

Russian officials say gay athletes will not face discrimination in the Sochi winter Olympic games, despite a controversial new law on gay propaganda.
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Monday, August 12th 2013, 9:48
related places: Moscow

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is accused of accepting illegal foreign campaign donations - an allegation he flatly denies.
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Father to visit Snowden in Russia

Sunday, August 11th 2013, 20:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: Snowden

Lon Snowden, father of US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden, has a Russian visa and will visit his son "very soon", his lawyer says.
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Daegu heartbreak inspired win - Farah

Sunday, August 11th 2013, 5:47
related places: Moscow

Britain's Mo Farah says missing out on gold in 2011 inspired his 10,000m World Championships victory in Moscow.
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Farah wins 10,000m gold at Worlds

Saturday, August 10th 2013, 15:25
related places: Moscow

Britain's double Olympic champion Mo Farah wins his first world title over 10,000m with a brilliant sprint finish in Moscow.
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PM rejects Fry Olympic boycott call

Saturday, August 10th 2013, 10:21

The Prime Minister rejects calls from broadcaster Stephen Fry to boycott Russia's Winter Olympics because of the country's new anti-gay laws.
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IOC asks Russia to clarify gay law

Saturday, August 10th 2013, 0:03
related places: Sochi

The head of the International Olympic Committee asks Russia to explain how its new law on gay propaganda might affect the Sochi games.
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VIDEO: Can sport bring change in Russia?

Friday, August 9th 2013, 19:45

Moscow is getting ready to host the World Athletics Championships - but the competition is already being overshadowed by controversy both on and off the track.
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Q&A: Gay rights in Russia

Friday, August 9th 2013, 18:46
related places: Gay

Tough battle for gay equality in Russia
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VIDEO: Russia on US: 'Solid work foundation'

Friday, August 9th 2013, 16:28
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

As high level talks begin between the US and Russia in Washington, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said there is "solid foundation for future co-operation".
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US and Russia 'must find progress'

Friday, August 9th 2013, 15:55
related countries: United States United States

The US and Russia must find progress on key issues despite "collisions and disagreement", US Secretary of State John Kerry says.
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VIDEO: Georgia Russia conflict anniversary

Thursday, August 8th 2013, 8:25
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Five years after losing a war with Russia, Georgia is still counting the cost of the conflict. In an interview, Russian Prime Minister Medvedev said he would not shake hands with the Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili and called him a "war crimin
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