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News: Russia

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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Longing for home

Tuesday, August 17th 2010, 0:50
related places: Moscow

Freed spy-swap Russian tells BBC he wants to go back
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Spy swap Russian keen to return home

Monday, August 16th 2010, 20:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Igor Sutyagin, one of the Russians who arrived in the UK last month as part of the biggest "spy swap" since the end of the Cold War has been speaking to the BBC
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Romanian 'spy' arrested in Russia

Monday, August 16th 2010, 16:51
related countries: Romania Romania

A senior Romanian diplomat is detained in Russia, accused by the FSB security agency of spying.
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Overheated Russia lashed by storm

Monday, August 16th 2010, 11:47
related places: Moscow

Russia's record-breaking heatwave looks set to come to a dramatic end, with a severe storm now heading for Moscow after battering St Petersburg.
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Smog 'blanket' returns to Moscow

Monday, August 16th 2010, 1:38
related places: Moscow

Moscow has been covered in a blanket of smog for the second time in a month, as the smoke from forest fires across Russia returned to the capital on Sunday.
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US offers fire equipment to Russia

Sunday, August 15th 2010, 8:14
related countries: United States United States

America has sent several planeloads of firefighting equipment to Russia, to help tackle the huge forest fires which continue to rage in parts of the country.
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Russia ban on grain export begins

Sunday, August 15th 2010, 7:01

A ban on grain exports imposed by Russia after wildfires devastated crops comes into force, a move likely to push up bread prices.
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Russia bans wheat and grain exports

Sunday, August 15th 2010, 1:06

A ban on exports of wheat and other grains has come into force in Russia in response to a heatwave that has destroyed one-third of the harvest.
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Iran nuclear plant start date set

Friday, August 13th 2010, 15:10
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Bushehr

Russia says it will undertake a key step next week towards starting up a reactor at Iran's first nuclear power station at Bushehr.
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Top Moscow activist in hospital

Friday, August 13th 2010, 12:44
related places: Moscow

A veteran Russian human rights campaigner, Lev Ponomarev, is admitted to hospital after a police crackdown in Moscow.
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McGeady completes Moscow move

Friday, August 13th 2010, 11:42
related places: Moscow

Aiden McGeady completes his £9.5m switch from Celtic to Spartak Moscow, signing a four-and-half-year deal with the Russian club.
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Moscow 'hiding heatstroke cases'

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 21:45
related places: Moscow

Doctors in Moscow are being told not to diagnose heatstroke as a cause of death after the mortality rate jumps, Russia media report.
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Russian dairy in abortion threat

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 19:00

The head of a Russian dairy says it will sack Russian Orthodox Christian employees who have abortions or refuse a religious marriage.
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Global wheat supply forecast cut

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 18:48
related countries: United States United States

The US Department of Agriculture cuts its outlook for world wheat production after revising down its forecast for Russia.
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Russians remember Kursk disaster

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 10:44
related places: Kursk

Ceremonies are being held in Russia and on board its naval vessels to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Kursk nuclear submarine disaster.
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Russia remembers Kursk 10 years on

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 4:23
related places: Kursk

Flags will fly at half-mast across Russia as the country remembers the sailors who lost their lives in one of the greatest tragedies in Russian naval history.
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US and Russia in hijack plane exercise

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 3:56
related countries: United States United States

The Russian Air Force and the North American Aerospace Defense Command conduct their first joint air defence exercise - a simulated terrorist hijacking.
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The holiday camp to promote patriotism

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 20:54
related countries: Georgia Georgia

With relations with Russia strained, efforts to promote patriotism in Georgia have taken on a new urgency.
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Russia fires reach Chernobyl zone

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 19:39

Russia tackles wildfires it says have reached a region contaminated by Chernobyl nuclear fallout, amid concern they could spread radiation.
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Heatwave to slow Russian recovery

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 18:33

Economists in Russia say they expect the current heatwave and wildfires to cut $15bn (£9bn) from economic output.
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Climate 'linked to Moscow fires'

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 8:14
related places: Moscow

Global climate change is partly to blame for the abnormally hot and dry weather in Moscow, cloaked in a haze of smoke from wildfires, researchers say.
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Thick smog engulfs Moscow

Monday, August 9th 2010, 20:14
related places: Moscow

Moscow's health chief has confirmed that the mortality rate has doubled as a heatwave and wildfire smog continue to grip the Russian capital.
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Moscow deaths double in heatwave

Monday, August 9th 2010, 15:51
related places: Moscow

Moscow's health chief confirms the mortality rate has doubled as a heatwave and wildfire smog continue to grip the Russian capital.
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Russia reduces harvest forecast

Monday, August 9th 2010, 15:51

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin warns this year's drought-hit grain harvest will be worse than previously forecast.
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Russia wildfires still raging

Monday, August 9th 2010, 14:33

Peat and forest fires are still raging in Russia, specifically in the Sverdlovsk and Chuvashia regions. Thousands of people have lost their homes and there are 52 deaths so far from fires that have ravaged over 16,000 hectares of land.
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Russian president visits Abkhazia

Sunday, August 8th 2010, 10:24
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visits the breakaway Georgian region of Abkhazia, on the anniverary of the 2008 Russia-Georgia war.
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Health alert as Moscow under smog

Saturday, August 7th 2010, 15:52
related places: Moscow

Russian health officials have warned people in Moscow to stay inside and avoid physical exertion as smog from wildfires blankets the city.
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Bear hug

Saturday, August 7th 2010, 2:19
related countries: Poland Poland

Russia's Polish charm offensive sees dawn of new relations
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Moscow under smog health warning

Friday, August 6th 2010, 19:10
related places: Moscow

People in Moscow are warned to stay inside to avoid smog from wildfires amid reports of a sharp rise in the mortality rate.
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Russia wildfires still spreading

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 18:09

Russia battles against nearly 600 wildfires as reinforcements arrive from abroad and the death toll hits 50.
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Ravaged by fire

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 15:15

Russian villagers tell of wildfire destruction
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Russia to impose grain export ban

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 15:09

One of the world's biggest grain exporters, Russia, imposes an export ban after drought and fires devastated crops.
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Rape charge pianist leaves shows

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 10:48
related countries: Thailand Thailand, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edinburgh, London

A Russian pianist accused of raping a 14-year-old boy in Thailand pulls out of concerts planned for Edinburgh and London.
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Putin answers Russian blogger angry over fires

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 18:23

Vladimir Putin publicly replies to a blogger who accused the Kremlin of allowing elementary fire safety measures to be eroded.
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Sackings over Russia fire chaos

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 16:08

Russia's president fires senior military officers for failing to stop a naval base being engulfed by wildfires that have killed 48.
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In the debris of people's homes

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 12:57

BBC Reporter Richard Galpin visits the remains of a village reduced to ashes by the fires caused by the heat-wave that has hit Russia
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Wheat prices rise over Russian wildfires

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 2:10

Firefighters in Russia are struggling to contain hundreds of wildfires that have now killed at least forty people around the country.
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Twelve die in Siberia plane crash

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 6:44

A turboprop plane crashes as it comes in to land in northern Siberia, killing 12 people, the Russian authorities say.
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Twelve die in Siberia plane crash

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 6:44

A turboprop plane crashes as it comes in to land in northern Siberia, killing 12 people, the Russian authorities say.
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Russia declares fires emergency

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 16:12

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev declares a state of emergency in seven Russian regions because of wildfires which have killed 40 people.
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Russia declares fires emergency

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 16:12

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev declares a state of emergency in seven Russian regions because of wildfires which have killed 40 people.
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Soaring flames

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 14:58

Your images from Russia where high winds fan forest flames
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Soaring flames

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 14:58

Your images from Russia where high winds fan forest flames
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Smog engulfs Moscow after wildfires

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 9:35
related places: Moscow

A cloud of smog has engulfed Moscow after wildfires hit the region.
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Smog engulfs Moscow after wildfires

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 9:35
related places: Moscow

Smog in Moscow caused by peat fires has been spreading, with visibility in the city at just a few hundred metres.
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Russia fires fanned by high winds

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 2:22

Russia has mobilised almost 250,000 people to fight the wildfires in the country, as soaring temperatures and high winds continue to fan the flames.
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Russia fires fanned by high winds

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 2:22

Russia has mobilised almost 250,000 people to fight the wildfires in the country, as soaring temperatures and high winds continue to fan the flames.
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Chechen rebel 'steps down' at 46

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 21:13

Chechen warlord Doku Umarov, who claimed the Moscow Metro bombings, reportedly says is stepping down because of his age.
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Chechen rebel 'steps down' at 46

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 21:13

Chechen warlord Doku Umarov, who claimed the Moscow Metro bombings, reportedly says is stepping down because of his age.
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Russia faces new wildfire threat

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 15:05

Weather forecasts of up to 40C in central Russia next week pile on pressure as the country battles its worst wildfires in decades.
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Russia faces new wildfire threat

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 15:05

Weather forecasts of up to 40C in central Russia next week pile on pressure as the country battles its worst wildfires in decades.
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Arrests in Russia after rallies banned

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 1:19
related places: Moscow

Russian police have detained two opposition leaders and dozens of activists who tried to hold demonstrations in Moscow and St Petersburg.
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Arrests in Russia after rallies banned

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 1:19
related places: Moscow

Russian police have detained two opposition leaders and dozens of activists who tried to hold demonstrations in Moscow and St Petersburg.
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Opposition figures held in Moscow

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 19:20
related places: Moscow

Russian police detain two opposition leaders and dozens of others trying to hold demonstrations in Moscow and St Petersburg.
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Opposition figures held in Moscow

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 19:20
related places: Moscow

Russian police detain two opposition leaders and dozens of others trying to hold demonstrations in Moscow and St Petersburg.
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Russia mobilises as fires burn on

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 14:33

Almost 240,000 people have been mobilised across Russia to tackle wildfires that have killed at least 30 people, officials say.
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Russia mobilises as fires burn on

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 14:33

Almost 240,000 people have been mobilised across Russia to tackle wildfires that have killed at least 30 people, officials say.
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Sharapova reaches Stanford semi

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 8:27

Maria Sharapova defeats fellow Russian Elean Dementieva 6-4 2-6 6-3 at the Stanford Classic in California to set up a semi-final against Agnieszka Radwanska.
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Sharapova reaches Stanford semi

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 8:27

Maria Sharapova defeats fellow Russian Elean Dementieva 6-4 2-6 6-3 at the Stanford Classic in California to set up a semi-final against Agnieszka Radwanska.
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Deadly forest fires ravage Russia

Friday, July 30th 2010, 16:26
related places: Moscow

Forest fires kill at least 23 people in central Russia, while a forecast of heavy rain brings relief to Moscow.
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Deadly forest fires ravage Russia

Friday, July 30th 2010, 16:26
related places: Moscow

Forest fires kill at least 23 people in central Russia, while a forecast of heavy rain brings relief to Moscow.
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Deadly forest fires ravage Russia

Friday, July 30th 2010, 15:49

Wild fires have continued to rage in central and western Russia, with more than 20 people now reported to have died.
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Deadly forest fires ravage Russia

Friday, July 30th 2010, 15:49

Wild fires have continued to rage in central and western Russia, with more than 20 people now reported to have died.
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Rights activist quits Kremlin job

Friday, July 30th 2010, 15:43

A top Russian human rights campaigner resigns from her advisory position at the Kremlin amid reports of pressure from hardliners.
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Rights activist quits Kremlin job

Friday, July 30th 2010, 15:43

A top Russian human rights campaigner resigns from her advisory position at the Kremlin amid reports of pressure from hardliners.
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Moscow suffers 'hottest day ever'

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 22:08
related places: Moscow

Fires rage around Russia's capital Moscow after its hottest day on record, with temperatures reaching 39C (102F).
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Moscow suffers 'hottest day ever'

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 22:08
related places: Moscow

Fires rage around Russia's capital Moscow after its hottest day on record, with temperatures reaching 39C (102F).
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'Hijack' foiled at Moscow airport

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 16:39
related places: Domodedovo, Moscow

Russian security forces at Moscow's Domodedovo airport arrest a man suspected of trying to hijack a plane.
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Record temperatures in Moscow

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 16:15
related places: Moscow

The record-breaking heatwave in Russia which began a month ago sparked fires across the country, including around the capital Moscow, which now lies under a thick layer of smog.
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Deep blue fuels

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 14:06

Russian sub searches Lake Baikal for energy reserves
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