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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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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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Russia shuts plutonium arms plant

Thursday, April 15th 2010, 13:50

Russia shuts down its last weapons-grade plutonium plant after a pledge by President Dmitry Medvedev earlier this week.
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Melting the ice

Monday, April 12th 2010, 14:35

Russia-Poland thaw grows from air tragedy
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Leading Moscow judge gunned down

Monday, April 12th 2010, 9:47
related places: Moscow

A leading judge has been shot dead at his apartment building in the Russian capital, Moscow court officials have said.
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Polish leader's body flown home

Sunday, April 11th 2010, 16:28
related countries: Poland Poland

Huge crowds turn out in Warsaw to witness the return of President Lech Kaczynski's body, a day after he was killed in an air crash.
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Polish leader dies in plane crash

Saturday, April 10th 2010, 19:17
related countries: Poland Poland

Poland's President Lech Kaczynski and scores of others are killed as their plane crashes in Russia after hitting trees in foggy weather.
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The Czech Republic's Cold War hangover

Saturday, April 10th 2010, 10:48
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic, United States United States
related places: Prague

The USA and Russia are a step closer to nuclear disarmament, after signing the New Start treaty in Prague - but a curious hangover from the threat of nuclear Armageddon is still to be found in the Czech Republic.
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How will Kaczynski's death change Poland?

Saturday, April 10th 2010, 9:01
related countries: Poland Poland

Poland's president and first lady lie in state in Warsaw, as parliament honours those who died in Saturday's air disaster. What next for Poland?
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Polish president 'in plane crash'

Saturday, April 10th 2010, 8:08
related countries: Poland Poland

Officials say a plane carrying Polish President Lech Kaczynski has crashed in Russia, reportedly killing everyone on board.
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Nord Stream construction starts

Friday, April 9th 2010, 14:04

Construction of the controversial Nord Stream pipeline from Russia to Germany under the Baltic Sea has been officially launched.
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USA v Russia

Thursday, April 8th 2010, 18:11

How the ex-Cold War enemies' arsenals compare
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US and Russia hail nuclear treaty

Thursday, April 8th 2010, 12:56
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic, United States United States
related places: Prague

The US and Russia sign a "historic" nuclear arms treaty, with Barack Obama promising further disarmament steps.
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Will US-Russian nuclear treaty make the world safer?

Thursday, April 8th 2010, 7:35
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic, United States United States
related places: Prague

The US and Russian presidents have signed a nuclear arms treaty in Prague. Is it the right strategy?
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Open wound

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 16:16
related places: Katyn

Russia takes steps to atone for Katyn massacre of Poles
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Russia and Poland remember Katyn

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 15:53
related countries: Poland Poland
related places: Katyn

Russian and Polish leaders hold their first joint ceremony to commemorate the 1940 massacre of 22,000 Poles.
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Russia 'could quit nuclear deal'

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 16:10
related countries: United States United States

Russia says it could opt out of a new nuclear disarmament treaty if it feels threatened by US missile defence plans.
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Live - Tuesday football

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 16:00

Barcelona host Arsenal in their mouth-watering Champions League quarter-final second leg, with the winners facing Inter Milan after they dumped out CSKA Moscow.
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Second Moscow bomber identified

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 9:00
related places: Moscow

Russian security officials confirm the identity of the second suicide bomber who attacked the Moscow metro.
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Russia 'in $5bn Chavez arms deals'

Monday, April 5th 2010, 17:25
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

Russia could sell $5bn worth of weapons to Venezuela, PM Vladimir Putin says after a visit to Caracas last week.
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Second Moscow bomber 'a teacher'

Monday, April 5th 2010, 9:25

A female teacher from the North Caucasus may have been the second Moscow Metro bomber, a Russian newspaper says.
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Ingushetia hit by suicide attack

Monday, April 5th 2010, 6:37

A suicide attacker kills two police officers in Ingushetia, in the latest bombing to hit Russia.
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Ghost workers

Sunday, April 4th 2010, 0:06
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

The Vietnamese labourers behind Russian factories
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Russia's advancing heroin epidemic

Saturday, April 3rd 2010, 10:59
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Since the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001, opium production in Afghanistan has risen dramatically - and Russia's geographic proximity to the region has made it a huge consumer.
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New frontline

Saturday, April 3rd 2010, 6:16
related countries: Romania Romania, United States United States

Romania reassures Russia over role in US missile shield
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Putin signs key deals with Chavez

Saturday, April 3rd 2010, 3:54
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas, Chavez

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and Russian PM Vladimir Putin sign a series of key deals following talks in Caracas.
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Widow 'was Moscow bomber'

Friday, April 2nd 2010, 18:06
related places: Moscow

Russian authorities say they are almost sure one of the Moscow metro suicide bombers was a teenage girl from Dagestan.
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Medvedev visits bomb-hit republic

Thursday, April 1st 2010, 18:17
related places: Chechen, Moscow

Russia's president makes a surprise visit to Dagestan, a day after a double suicide attack in the North Caucasus republic.
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Edgy city

Thursday, April 1st 2010, 17:24
related places: Moscow

Moscow residents remain nervous after attacks
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Kremlin challenge

Thursday, April 1st 2010, 15:15

What Metro bombs say about Russia's Chechnya policy
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Inter Milan 1-0 CSKA Moscow

Wednesday, March 31st 2010, 21:47

Inter Milan take a narrow lead into next week's Champions League quarter-final second leg following a deserved win over CSKA Moscow.
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Chechen rebel claims Metro blasts

Wednesday, March 31st 2010, 18:33
related places: Chechen

Chechen rebel leader Doku Umarov claims responsibility for Monday's deadly bombings on the Moscow Metro.
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Chechen rebel claims Metro blasts

Wednesday, March 31st 2010, 17:37
related places: Chechen

Chechen rebel leader Doku Umarov claims responsibility for Monday's deadly bombings on the Moscow Metro.
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Live - Wednesday football

Wednesday, March 31st 2010, 17:30

Arsenal fight back from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 with Barcelona in an incredible game at the Emirates Stadium, while Inter Milan beat CSKA Moscow 1-0.
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Twelve die in Dagestan bombings

Wednesday, March 31st 2010, 16:47

Suicide attacks in Russia's Caucasus region kill 12 people, as the nation remains on high alert after the Moscow Metro bombs.
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Putin demands bombers caught

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 21:11
related places: Moscow

Vladimir Putin says catching the organisers of Monday's Moscow suicide attacks is a "matter of honour" for the security services.
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Live - Tuesday football

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 17:29

Bayern Munich come from behind to beat Man Utd in their Champions League quarter-final first leg as Wayne Rooney suffers an injury, while Lyon beat Bordeaux in the all-French affair.
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Political fallout

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 16:04

Russian leaders under pressure after bombings
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Russia mourns Metro bombs victims

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 12:54
related places: Moscow

Russia holds a day of mourning for the 39 people killed in Monday's twin suicide bombings on the Moscow Metro.
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Moscow vows to avenge bomb blasts

Monday, March 29th 2010, 21:49

Russia's leaders pledge to "destroy" those behind rush-hour suicide attacks on the Moscow Metro in which 38 people died.
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Suicide bombings hit Moscow Metro

Monday, March 29th 2010, 16:28
related places: Moscow

At least 38 people have been killed in two suicide bombings on the Metro system in Moscow, officials say.
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Nato chief urges missile shield

Saturday, March 27th 2010, 23:58
related countries: United States United States

The head of Nato calls for a new missile defence system that would protect the US, its allies, and Russia as well.
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US and Russia agree nuclear deal

Friday, March 26th 2010, 17:25
related countries: United States United States

The US and Russian presidents agree a landmark nuclear arms reduction treaty, cutting warheads by about 30%.
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Russian Lebedev buys UK's Independent

Thursday, March 25th 2010, 15:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Independent newspaper is sold to Russian billionaire Alexander Lebedev, owner of the Evening Standard.
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Reclusive Russian maths genius urged to take $1m prize

Wednesday, March 24th 2010, 16:05

Russian maths genius Grigory Perelman, who famously declined a top award four years ago, is under new pressure to accept a prize.
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Russians protest against PM Putin

Saturday, March 20th 2010, 16:46
related places: Moscow

Dozens of people are arrested at a banned rally in Moscow - one of several anti-Putin protests in Russian cities.
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Quartet urges settlement freeze

Friday, March 19th 2010, 15:42
related places: Moscow

The international Quartet of Mid-East peace mediators calls on Israel to freeze all settlement activity in occupied territories.
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New US-Russia nuclear deal 'soon'

Thursday, March 18th 2010, 18:18
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says there is "substantial" progress on a new nuclear disarmament deal with Russia.
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US upbeat on Russia nuclear deal

Thursday, March 18th 2010, 7:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moscow

The US and Russia "are making very good progress" on a new nuclear disarmament deal, a US official says before Moscow talks.
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Russian Olympic plans criticised

Tuesday, March 16th 2010, 12:37

Russia has failed to consider the environmental impact of construction for the 2014 Winter Olympics, the UN says.
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What next for US-Israel relations?

Tuesday, March 16th 2010, 11:15
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

Diplomats from the US, Russia, EU and UN have called on Israel to stop building settlements. What are the chances of Israeli Palestinian talks starting?
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Un-reality TV

Monday, March 15th 2010, 17:42

Georgians question hoax broadcast of Russian invasion
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Georgian mafia suspects arrested

Monday, March 15th 2010, 11:34
related countries: Spain Spain

Sixty-nine people are arrested in six European countries as part of a co-ordinated police operation against the Georgian mafia.
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Panic in Georgia as bogus TV report says Russia has invaded

Sunday, March 14th 2010, 10:22
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Panic is sparked in Georgia after a bogus TV news report said Russian tanks had invaded and the president was dead.
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US and Russia 'near' nuclear deal

Sunday, March 14th 2010, 2:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moscow, Washington

Russia and the US are close to concluding a new nuclear disarmament treaty, officials in Washington and Moscow say.
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Russia signs India nuclear deal

Friday, March 12th 2010, 17:44
related countries: India India

Russia's state-owned nuclear company says the country will build at least 12 nuclear reactors in India.
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Russians jailed over race murder

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 23:01

Nine members of a Russian white supremacist group are jailed for up to 22 years in connection with the killing of an African man.
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Berezovsky wins poison libel case

Wednesday, March 10th 2010, 18:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky wins his libel case over claims he was behind the murder of former agent Alexander Litvinenko.
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Russian drivers 'used as shield'

Wednesday, March 10th 2010, 17:34

Russia launches a criminal inquiry after claims that traffic police used civilian drivers as a "human shield" to stop criminals.
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Ingushetia rebel killed in raid

Saturday, March 6th 2010, 22:34

A leading Islamist rebel in Ingushetia has been killed during a raid by Russian troops, Russia's Federal Security Service says.
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Sumo wrestler 'makes off with cash machine'

Saturday, March 6th 2010, 11:44
related places: Moscow

Moscow police arrest two men after a suspect claiming to be a sumo wrestler rips out a cashpoint and makes off with it.
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Ukraine's Black Sea Fleet 'shift'

Friday, March 5th 2010, 17:17
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Moscow

New Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych suggests he would allow Russia's Black Sea Fleet to remain in Ukraine.
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Yukos demands $100bn from Russia

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 11:33

Disbanded Russian oil company Yukos takes Russia to the European Court, seeking nearly $100bn in damages.
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Russia Olympic boss 'steps down'

Wednesday, March 3rd 2010, 17:24

The head of Russia's Olympic Committee has reportedly resigned after the nation's worst performance at the Winter Games.
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Medvedev's fury over Olympic flop

Monday, March 1st 2010, 14:43

President Dmitry Medvedev calls on Russian Olympic officials to resign over the nation's poor performance in Vancouver.
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Russia-Georgia crossing reopens

Monday, March 1st 2010, 9:49
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russia and Georgia reopen a border crossing that has been closed since July 2006, officials say.
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Russia blames Nato for drug surge

Saturday, February 27th 2010, 17:47
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The head of Russia's drug control agency accuses Nato of not doing enough to curb Afghanistan's heroin production.
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