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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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Clinton: Russia sees Iran threat

Wednesday, October 14th 2009, 15:32
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Clinton

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tells the BBC that Russia now recognises the threat posed by Iran.
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Clinton urges Russia over rights

Wednesday, October 14th 2009, 9:26
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urges Russia to respect human rights and democracy, as she ends her European tour.
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Russian crime boss laid to rest

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 18:01
related places: Moscow

One of Russia's most infamous gangsters is buried at a prestigious Moscow cemetery amid unprecedented security.
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Russian court rejects Stalin case

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 17:48
related places: Moscow

A Moscow court rejects a lawsuit filed by the grandson of dictator Joseph Stalin claiming a Russian newspaper defamed him.
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Don't pressure Iran, says Russia

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 17:12
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Moscow

Threatening Iran with sanctions will not help progress on the nuclear issue, Russia's top diplomat tells Hillary Clinton.
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Russian stars urge gay acceptance

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 16:03

A group of well-known Russian singers and writers calls for an end to discrimination against gay people.
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Russia and China sign trade deals

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 10:27
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

China and Russia sign trade deals worth $3.5bn during the second day of a visit to Beijing by Russian PM Vladimir Putin.
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Concern over 'rigged' Russia vote

Monday, October 12th 2009, 9:58

Russia's opposition alleges widespread fraud as local elections deliver a decisive victory for the ruling party.
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Russia and China eye $5.5bn deals

Monday, October 12th 2009, 7:47
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Russian firms are hoping to sign deals worth $5.5bn with China during Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's visit to Beijing.
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Up in arms

Saturday, October 10th 2009, 23:00

Russian opposition anger at 'rigged' local elections
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Italy seal World Cup finals berth

Saturday, October 10th 2009, 21:05
related countries: Germany Germany, Italy Italy, South Africa South Africa

World champions Italy, Germany, Denmark and Serbia all book their places at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
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Stalin's grandson sues newspaper

Thursday, October 8th 2009, 21:15

Joseph Stalin's grandson launches a court action claiming a liberal Russian newspaper has defamed the former Soviet dictator.
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UK minister to make Russian visit

Thursday, October 8th 2009, 13:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British Foreign Secretary David Miliband will visit Russia next month in an apparent attempt to patch up strained relations.
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Safina and Venus stunned in China

Monday, October 5th 2009, 12:57
related countries: China China

Dinara Safina and Venus Williams both suffer shock defeats at the second-round stage of the China Open.
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Fears of injustice

Saturday, October 3rd 2009, 23:13

The victims of Russia's unsolved contract killings
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Ingushetia's cycle of violence

Saturday, October 3rd 2009, 11:02

Dom Rotheroe explains why the tiny Russian republic of Ingushetia suffers for sharing a border with Chechnya which fought two wars for independence from Russia.
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Cold comfort

Wednesday, September 30th 2009, 21:18
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Troubling findings for Georgia in Russia war report
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Georgia 'started unjustified war'

Wednesday, September 30th 2009, 14:29

An EU-sponsored report into the war in Georgia last year says Georgia started it, but after months of provocation.
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Russia tycoon set to buy NBA team

Thursday, September 24th 2009, 15:06

Russia's richest man, Mikhail Prokhorov, reaches a preliminary deal to buy the NBA's New Jersey Nets.
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Russian tower plans cause alarm

Thursday, September 24th 2009, 13:03

The UN's cultural watchdog urges Russia to stop a 400m skyscraper being built among the baroque buildings of St Petersburg.
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China unmoved on Iran sanctions

Thursday, September 24th 2009, 10:31
related countries: China China, Iran Iran

China says more sanctions on Iran will not help diplomatic efforts, as Russia appears to soften its opposition.
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Lada carmaker to cut 27,600 jobs

Thursday, September 24th 2009, 9:18

Russia's largest carmaker, Avtovaz, says it will cut up to 27,600 jobs as it tries to cope with the global slump in demand.
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Lada carmaker to cut 27,600 jobs

Thursday, September 24th 2009, 8:46

Russia's largest carmaker, Avtovaz, says it will cut up to 27,600 jobs as it tries to cope with the global slump in demand.
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Russia 'rethinks' Iran sanctions

Thursday, September 24th 2009, 8:12
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Moscow

Russia's president signals that Moscow might be ready to soften opposition to sanctions on Iran, as its leader addresses the UN.
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Crew 'welcomed' Russian 'pirates'

Thursday, September 24th 2009, 0:37

A lawyer for one of eight alleged Russian hijackers of the Arctic Sea says they were in fact welcomed on board the ship.
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Teenaged racists jailed in Russia

Tuesday, September 22nd 2009, 16:13
related places: Moscow

A gang of racist youths are given up to 10 years in jail for a string of brutal, random attacks on foreigners in Moscow.
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Sunday, September 20th 2009, 15:42
related countries: United States United States

President Obama says Russian opposition had no bearing on his decision to scrap the US plan for a missile shield in Europe.
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Tuvans keen to protect traditions

Saturday, September 19th 2009, 11:54

Angela Robson reports from the Russian republic of Tuva, where residents appear keen not to allow investments that would impact on their unique way of life.
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Nato chief reaches out to Russia

Friday, September 18th 2009, 21:44
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Nato's new Secretary General Rasmussen calls for a new strategic partnership with Russia, in a major foreign policy speech.
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Russia hails US missile overhaul

Friday, September 18th 2009, 15:26
related countries: United States United States

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev welcomes the US move to shelve controversial missile defence bases in Europe.
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Aeroflot plans to cut 2,000 jobs

Thursday, September 17th 2009, 9:36

Russian airline Aeroflot says it is ready to "thin" its workforce after profits plunge amid fewer passengers and higher fuel costs.
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Arctic Sea investigation 'over'

Wednesday, September 16th 2009, 15:28

Russia says it has finished looking into the case of a cargo ship allegedly hijacked in the Baltic Sea in July.
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Leading men

Tuesday, September 15th 2009, 23:46

The ties that bind Russia's president and prime minister
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Medvedev won't rule out new term

Tuesday, September 15th 2009, 17:03

Russia's President Medvedev refuses to rule out running for a second term in office, Russian news agencies report.
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US worried about Venezuelan arms

Monday, September 14th 2009, 20:17
related countries: United States United States, Venezuela Venezuela

The US says it is concerned by an arms build-up in Venezuela, a day after the country announced an arms deal with Russia.
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Chavez in $2bn Russian arms deal

Monday, September 14th 2009, 8:18
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Russia agrees to lend Venezuela over $2bn to buy weapons including tanks and anti-aircraft systems, President Chavez says.
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Gazprom concern at Ukraine bill

Saturday, September 12th 2009, 20:52
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The head of Russian gas giant Gazprom expresses concern Ukraine might not be able to pay its gas bills beyond 2010.
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Venezuela to get Russian missiles

Saturday, September 12th 2009, 3:48
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela's President Chavez says the country will soon take delivery of 300km-range missiles supplied by Russia.
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Putin hints at presidential bid

Friday, September 11th 2009, 23:02

Russian PM Vladimir Putin gives the clearest indication yet that he might run again for the presidency in 2012.
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German ships blaze Arctic trail

Friday, September 11th 2009, 21:45
related countries: Germany Germany

Two German merchant ships negotiate the North East passage in the Russian Arctic, which was ice-bound until recently.
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Putin warns against Iran attack

Friday, September 11th 2009, 17:23
related countries: Iran Iran

Russian PM Vladimir Putin warns against military action on Iran, as diplomatic moves over its nuclear programme gain pace.
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US and Russia diverge over Iran

Thursday, September 10th 2009, 20:19
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

The US dismisses Iran's latest proposals on its nuclear programme, but Russia says they contain "something to work with".
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Ramos appointed CSKA Moscow coach

Thursday, September 10th 2009, 14:26
related countries: Spain Spain

Former Tottenham and Real Madrid manager Juande Ramos takes charge at Russian side CSKA Moscow
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Live - International football

Wednesday, September 9th 2009, 16:30
related countries: Croatia Croatia, Netherlands Netherlands, Slovakia Slovakia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England qualify for the World Cup after hammering Croatia, Netherlands end Scotland's dream, Northern Ireland lose 2-0 to Slovakia and Wales are beaten by Russia.
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Tuesday, September 8th 2009, 10:34
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Moscow

Moscow denies claims that a ship which was apparently hijacked in July was carrying Russian anti-aircraft missiles to Iran.
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Tuesday, September 8th 2009, 10:34
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Moscow

Moscow denies claims that a ship which was apparently hijacked in July was carrying Russian anti-aircraft missiles to Iran.
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Russia ship mystery editor flees

Thursday, September 3rd 2009, 11:35

A journalist flees Russia after suggesting the Arctic Sea ship, apparently hijacked in July, may have been carrying illegal arms.
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New Politkovskaya probe ordered

Thursday, September 3rd 2009, 10:51

Russia's Supreme Court orders a new investigation into the 2006 killing of the journalist and Kremlin critic, Anna Politkovskaya.
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'Russia's Obama'

Wednesday, September 2nd 2009, 15:06

The African immigrant running for office in Russia
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Beslan mourns deadly school siege

Tuesday, September 1st 2009, 17:17
related places: Beslan, Chechen

Russia marks the fifth anniversary of the Beslan siege in which more than 330 people died after Chechen rebels seized a school.
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Poland remembers World War start

Tuesday, September 1st 2009, 15:46
related countries: Germany Germany, Poland Poland

Commemorations are taking place to mark the outbreak of World War II amid tensions between Poland and Russia.
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Positive energy

Monday, August 31st 2009, 16:34
related countries: Germany Germany

Russia builds strategic ties with pre-poll Germany
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Russia 'kills al-Qaeda operative'

Monday, August 31st 2009, 11:21

Russian forces have killed an al-Qaeda militant in the increasingly volatile North Caucasus region of Dagestan, officials say.
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Africans 'under siege' in Moscow

Monday, August 31st 2009, 9:58
related places: Moscow

Nearly 60% of African people living in Russia's capital Moscow have been the victim of racist attacks, a study says.
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Rise and fall?

Monday, August 31st 2009, 5:36

How the downturn has hit Russia's oligarchs
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Europe looks to buy Soyuz craft

Friday, August 28th 2009, 11:13
related places: Soyuz

Europe is seeking to maintain flight opportunities for its astronauts by buying Soyuz spacecraft from Russia.
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Arctic Sea's 'hijackers' charged

Thursday, August 27th 2009, 16:44

Eight men have been charged with hijacking and piracy after the disappearance of the Arctic Sea, Russian prosecutors say.
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Fulham secure Europa League spot

Thursday, August 27th 2009, 15:59

Fulham secure their spot in the group stages of the Europa League despite losing to Amkar Perm in Russia.
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Russia writer Mikhalkov, 96, dies

Thursday, August 27th 2009, 12:22

Sergei Mikhalkov, the Russian who wrote the words of the Soviet and Russian national anthems, dies aged 96.
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Russia queries Arctic Sea cargo

Tuesday, August 25th 2009, 17:14

Russia says for the first time that a ship which went missing in mysterious circumstances may have had sensitive cargo.
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Chechen attack kills four police

Tuesday, August 25th 2009, 13:26

Four police officers are killed in a suicide bomb attack in the southern Russian republic of Chechnya, reports say.
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Everton sign Russian star

Tuesday, August 25th 2009, 6:32

Everton sign Russia midfielder Diniyar Bilyaletdinov from Lokomotiv Moscow for an undisclosed fee.
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Russia accuses Ukraine on Georgia

Monday, August 24th 2009, 17:39
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Ukraine Ukraine

Ukrainian troops backed Georgian forces in last year's brief conflict between Georgia and Russia, Moscow prosecutors say.
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Russia plant disaster toll rises

Saturday, August 22nd 2009, 16:36

The death toll from Monday's accident at Russia's largest hydro-electric power plant rises to 67, officials say.
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Mystery deepens

Friday, August 21st 2009, 17:55

Arrests made but world no wiser on Russian ship drama
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Putin vows Siberia compensation

Friday, August 21st 2009, 15:57

Russian PM Vladimir Putin promises relatives of victims of a power plant explosion 1m roubles ($30,000) each in compensation.
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Russia blast prompts major review

Thursday, August 20th 2009, 14:46

Russia is to review the state of key installations following the deadly explosion at a big Siberian hydro-electric power plant.
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