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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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Russia plays down US spy arrests

Wednesday, June 30th 2010, 13:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

Russia insists the arrest of alleged Russian spies in the US will "not negatively affect relations" with Washington.
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Putin fears 'spy' harm to US ties

Wednesday, June 30th 2010, 7:27
related countries: United States United States

Russian PM Vladimir Putin says he hopes arrests in the US over an alleged spy ring will not harm US-Russian relations.
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Russia rejects US spy allegations

Tuesday, June 29th 2010, 16:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moscow, Washington

Moscow says allegations of a Russian spy ring in the US are baseless, as an 11th suspect is arrested in Cyprus.
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Roubles rain down in Moscow car chase

Tuesday, June 29th 2010, 14:20
related places: Moscow

Two Moscow officials face bribery charges following a car chase in which one of them allegedly threw bundles of roubles out of the window.
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Ten 'Russian spies' charged in US

Tuesday, June 29th 2010, 9:31
related countries: United States United States

Ten people in the US are held and charged with spying for Russia, but Moscow says the allegations are contradictory.
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Rock and roll

Tuesday, June 29th 2010, 1:38

Troubled Russian Phobos mission turns corner
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US and Russia hail new relations

Friday, June 25th 2010, 2:17

Presidents Obama and Medvedev mark a warming in ties between their countries on the Russian leader's first White House visit.
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Russia 'boosting' Belarus gas

Thursday, June 24th 2010, 10:15
related countries: Belarus Belarus

Russia's Gazprom says it is resuming full gas supplies to Belarus after receiving payment for outstanding gas bills.
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Russia gas cuts impact Lithuania

Wednesday, June 23rd 2010, 14:55
related countries: Belarus Belarus

Russia further reduces its gas supply to Belarus because of a dispute over payments - now amounting to a 60% cut.
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Belarus 'to cut Europe gas flow'

Tuesday, June 22nd 2010, 15:45
related countries: Belarus Belarus
related places: Moscow

Belarus says it will suspend Russian transit gas deliveries to Europe after Moscow cut supplies in a dispute over payments.
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Belarus 'to pay Russian gas debt'

Monday, June 21st 2010, 16:03
related countries: Belarus Belarus

Belarus says it will settle its gas debts within two weeks, after Russia started cutting supplies in a dispute over payments.
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Russia cuts gas supply to Belarus

Monday, June 21st 2010, 10:09
related countries: Belarus Belarus

Russian gas monopoly Gazprom begins to cut supplies to Belarus over its debt after President Dmitry Medvedev orders the cuts.
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Nine killed in Dagestan shoot-out

Wednesday, June 16th 2010, 22:39

Four police officers and five gunmen die in a shoot-out in Russia's southern region of Dagestan.
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'Food boom' for emerging nations

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 14:28
related countries: Brazil Brazil, India India

Brazil, India, China and Russia will enjoy an agricultural boom over the next decade as output stagnates in Western Europe.
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Russia backs away from Iran deal

Friday, June 11th 2010, 16:54
related countries: France France, Iran Iran
related places: Moscow

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin says Moscow will freeze the sale of surface-to-air missiles to Iran, according to French officials.
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Two die in east Russia gun battle

Friday, June 11th 2010, 9:07
related places: Ussuriysk

Two gunmen die in a shoot-out with Russian police in the centre of Ussuriysk, a town in Russia's Far East.
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Russian missile deal 'not affected'

Thursday, June 10th 2010, 21:38
related countries: Iran Iran

The latest round of UN sanctions will not affect Russia's deal to supply controversial missiles to Iran, Russian officials say.
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Russians charged over crash theft

Tuesday, June 8th 2010, 11:18
related countries: Poland Poland

Four Russian soldiers are charged over the theft of credit cards from the wreck of the Polish president's plane, officials say.
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'Russians stole' from Polish wreck

Monday, June 7th 2010, 13:33
related countries: Poland Poland

Polish officials claim credit cards were stolen from a passenger killed when the Polish president's plane crashed in Russia.
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Russia finds WWII Nazi arms ship

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 16:40
related countries: Germany Germany

Russia prepares to remove a huge arsenal of shells from a sunken German World War II barge off its Baltic Coast.
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Volunteers begin 'Mars exile'

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 14:54
related places: Mars, Moscow

Six men lock themselves into a mock spaceship in Moscow to simulate an 18-month mission to Mars.
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Live - French Open

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 11:59
related countries: France France

Elena Dementieva withdraws after losing the first set against Francesca Schiavone, while Jelena Jankovic plays Sam Stosur in the French Open women's semi-finals.
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'Honey traps'

Tuesday, June 1st 2010, 11:53

Sex used to smear Russian opposition in KGB-style ploy
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Deadly blast near Russian theatre

Thursday, May 27th 2010, 1:05
related places: Stavropol'

A bomb kills at least six people and injured about 40 outside a concert hall in the south Russian city of Stavropol.
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Poland hails US missile battery

Wednesday, May 26th 2010, 16:25
related countries: Poland Poland, United States United States

Poland hails the installation of a temporary US Patriot missile battery - a move criticised by Russia.
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Turkey coach crash kills Russians

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 8:55
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Sixteen people are killed when a coach carrying Russian tourists crashes off a bridge in southern Turkey, officials say.
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Russia gangs 'target' mine victims

Monday, May 24th 2010, 16:35

Gangs try to force relatives of Russia's mine disaster to hand over compensation money, officials say.
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Russian tycoon on hunger strike

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 9:30

The jailed Russian ex-oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky goes on hunger strike in protest at a new detention order.
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Russian crimeware gangs knocked offline

Monday, May 17th 2010, 12:10

A Russian crimeware-friendly network has been knocked offline, in a blow to criminal gangs reliant on its services.
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Visiting Medvedev courts Ukraine

Monday, May 17th 2010, 4:06
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Moscow

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is due in Ukraine for a visit Moscow hopes will boost improving bilateral ties.
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Leap in the dark

Sunday, May 16th 2010, 11:40
related countries: United States United States

US family's tale of love and risk over Russian adoption
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Ukraine resists Russian gas swoop

Friday, May 14th 2010, 9:48
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine's President Yanukovych says he won't let Russia's gas giant Gazprom take over his country's gas pipeline network.
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Moscow attack 'planners' killed

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 12:48
related places: Moscow

Three alleged organisers of the suicide attacks on Moscow's metro are killed after resisting arrest, officials say.
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Russian jailed for spying for US

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 11:23
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moscow

A Moscow court sentences a Russian national to four years in jail for sending secret Russian military maps to the Pentagon.
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Several killed in Dagestan attack

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 10:07

At least seven people are killed in an attack in Russia's southern region of Dagestan, officials and local media say.
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Two held in Berlin hijack scare

Wednesday, May 12th 2010, 17:42
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin, Moscow

Police in Berlin detain two men with pilot licences amid fears of an attempt to hijack a jet bound for Moscow.
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NBA team sale to Russian approved

Wednesday, May 12th 2010, 10:28
related countries: United States United States

The US National Basketball Association approves the sale of the New Jersey Nets to Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov.
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'Freed pirates probably perished'

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 18:37
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Moscow

Ten suspected Somali pirates released by Russia may have perished at sea, reports from Moscow suggest.
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Release Shalit, urges Medvedev

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 17:22
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Medvedev

Russian President Medvedev calls for the Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit to be released "as soon as possible".
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US revives Russia nuclear pact

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 16:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moscow

President Barack Obama revives a civilian nuclear energy pact with Moscow, as US officials hail "progress" in relations between the nations.
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Putin visits mine disaster site

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 11:31

Russia's prime minister visits a mine where blasts left 90 people dead or missing, ordering a probe and meeting the injured.
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Toll rises in Russia mine blast

Monday, May 10th 2010, 4:44

The death toll rises to 30, as rescue efforts continue after two explosions in a coal mine in western Siberia.
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Deadly Russia blast traps dozens

Sunday, May 9th 2010, 16:12

Dozens of miners are missing and at least 12 killed after two explosions in a coal mine in western Siberia.
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In pictures

Sunday, May 9th 2010, 12:13

Nato troops join Russia's Victory Day parade
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Foreign troops join Russia parade

Sunday, May 9th 2010, 9:59

Troops from four Nato countries take part for the first time in Russia's Red Square parade to mark victory in WWII.
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Foreign troops join Russia parade

Sunday, May 9th 2010, 6:46

Troops from four Nato countries take part for the first time in Russia's parade to mark victory in WWII.
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Man jailed in mystery ship case

Friday, May 7th 2010, 14:13
related places: Moscow

A Moscow court jails a man for five years over the mysterious seizure of the cargo ship Arctic Sea last year.
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Russian navy frees Somali pirates

Friday, May 7th 2010, 12:04
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Russia releases 10 Somali pirates captured during the dramatic rescue of a Russian oil tanker earlier this week.
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Russian forces storm oil tanker

Thursday, May 6th 2010, 18:36
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Russian forces free the crew of a Russian oil tanker seized by Somali pirates, in a dramatic rescue mission.
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Russian warship frees oil tanker

Thursday, May 6th 2010, 5:47
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A Russian warship releases the crew of a Russian oil tanker seized by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden on Wednesday.
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Russian ship attacked off Somalia

Wednesday, May 5th 2010, 16:24
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A Russian warship is rushing to assist an oil tanker which has been hijacked by Somali pirates off East Africa.
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Russian's alien abduction claims 'should be investigated'

Wednesday, May 5th 2010, 15:01

A Russian MP asks President Medvedev to look into claims by a regional president that he met aliens on board a spaceship.
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Tiny science

Tuesday, May 4th 2010, 20:16
related places: Moscow

Inside the new 'nanotech park' outside Moscow
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Stalin museum founder 'murdered'

Friday, April 30th 2010, 18:12

A businessman who set up a Josef Stalin museum is beaten to death by attackers in southern Russia.
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Russia and US discuss adoptions

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 13:33
related countries: United States United States

US and Russian officials are to discuss the suspended adoption of Russian orphans by American families.
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Russia publishes Katyn archives

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 13:29

Russia publishes once-secret files about the 1940 Katyn massacre of Poles, amid a warming in Polish-Russian relations.
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In pictures

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 14:14
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Images of Russia's Black Sea fleet, based in Ukraine
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Norway agrees border with Russia

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 12:27
related countries: Norway Norway

Russia and Norway resolve a long-running dispute over an Arctic border in the resource-rich Barents Sea.
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Chaos as Ukraine votes on fleet

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 10:50
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Kiev

Chaos erupts in Ukraine's parliament as members vote to extend the lease on a Russian naval base in Ukraine.
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Twin to run for Polish president

Monday, April 26th 2010, 13:48
related countries: Poland Poland

Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the twin brother of the Polish president killed in a plane crash, is to run for office to replace him.
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Russia 'returns Kyrgyz minister'

Monday, April 26th 2010, 9:39
related countries: Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan

Russia has detained Kyrgyzstan's former interior minister and returned him, the interim Kyrgyz government says.
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Shobukhova powers to Marathon win

Sunday, April 25th 2010, 10:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Russia's Liliya Shobukhova secures the London Marathon with a powerful run as Britain's Mara Yamauchi fades out of contention around halfway.
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Russia raises $5.5bn on markets

Thursday, April 22nd 2010, 9:43

Russia has raised $5.5bn (4bn euros; £3.5bn) in its first international debt sale since it defaulted in 1998.
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Kiev extends Russia's naval base lease

Wednesday, April 21st 2010, 14:41
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Kiev

Kiev extends the lease allowing Russia's Black Sea Fleet to be stationed in Ukraine by 25 years in return for cheaper gas.
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Russian VIPs may be about to lose their car sirens

Wednesday, April 21st 2010, 11:36

Russia's state Duma is to consider restricting the use of car sirens which allow some drivers to flout traffic regulations.
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Russia 'seeing slower GDP growth'

Wednesday, April 21st 2010, 10:26

Russia's economy grew 0.6% from January to March, slower than in the previous two quarters, a government estimate indicates.
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Survival instinct

Saturday, April 17th 2010, 10:40

Young Poles draw strength from tragic national history
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Olympic alert

Friday, April 16th 2010, 14:59

Russian scientist sounds alarm over Sochi Olympics
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Polish pilots 'saw crash coming'

Friday, April 16th 2010, 10:53
related countries: Poland Poland

A voice recording from the Polish jet which crashed in Russia shows the pilots knew they were about to crash, officials say.
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Russia 'suspends adoptions to US'

Thursday, April 15th 2010, 20:53
related countries: United States United States

Moscow says US adoptions of Russian children are suspended days after a child is sent back alone by his adoptive US mother.
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