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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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The cost of gas

Thursday, July 15th 2010, 12:19

Russia pipeline bringing gas to Europe could damage a nature reserve
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Russian deaths mount in heatwave

Thursday, July 15th 2010, 9:59

Scores of Russians have died in the past few weeks amid a heatwave - many drowning after drinking too much vodka.
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Russian spy loses UK citizenship

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 0:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Chapman

Anna Chapman, one of the Russian spies deported from the United States, is deprived of her British citizenship.
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Russian spy loses UK citizenship

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 17:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Anna Chapman, one of the Russian spies deported from the United States, is deprived of her British citizenship.
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Russians convicted over art show

Monday, July 12th 2010, 20:35
related places: Moscow

Two men who organised a controversial art exhibition in Moscow are found guilty of inciting hatred and fined.
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Russia says Iran 'nearing bombs'

Monday, July 12th 2010, 13:28
related countries: Iran Iran

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev says Iran is "moving close" to having the potential to create nuclear weapons.
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Russia says Iran 'nearing bombs'

Monday, July 12th 2010, 13:28
related countries: Iran Iran

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev says Iran is "moving close" to having the potential to create nuclear weapons.
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US mulled spy swap before arrests

Saturday, July 10th 2010, 16:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moscow

The US considered a spy swap with Moscow more than two weeks before it arrested 10 Russian agents, US officials say.
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US Vice-President Biden jokes about 'hot' woman spy

Saturday, July 10th 2010, 15:10
related countries: United States United States

US Vice-President Joe Biden tells a TV chat show that sending a glamorous spy back to Russia "was not my idea".
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Hero's welcome?

Saturday, July 10th 2010, 7:31

Russia's returning spies will find it difficult to adjust
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Child dilemma

Saturday, July 10th 2010, 7:30

What fate awaits deported Russian agents' children?
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Swapped spies reach Russia and US

Saturday, July 10th 2010, 4:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moscow

Fourteen people exchanged in Vienna, in the biggest spy swap since the Cold War, are flown to Russia and the US.
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Hero's welcome?

Friday, July 9th 2010, 19:07

Russia's returning spies will find it difficult to adjust
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Hero's welcome?

Friday, July 9th 2010, 19:07

Russia's returning spies will find it difficult to adjust
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US and Russia in airport spy swap

Friday, July 9th 2010, 15:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moscow

Washington announces the successful completion of its biggest spy swap with Russia since the Cold War.
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Is spying necessary?

Friday, July 9th 2010, 9:08
related countries: United States United States

The US has deported 10 Russian agents as part of a prisoner exchange with Russia. Does spying still have a purpose?
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Russia spies plead guilty in US

Thursday, July 8th 2010, 21:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

Ten people plead guilty in a US court to spying for Russia, as the judge orders their expulsion in an apparent swap with Moscow.
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US-Russia spy deal talk mounts

Thursday, July 8th 2010, 15:54
related countries: United States United States

Speculation mounts about a US-Russia Cold War-style prisoner swap as 10 suspected Russian spies face formal charges.
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US spy court move ahead of 'swap'

Thursday, July 8th 2010, 8:08

Ten people accused of spying for Russia are moved to New York to face charges of being unauthorised foreign agents.
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Russia and US 'planning spy swap'

Wednesday, July 7th 2010, 19:04
related countries: United States United States

Reports from Russia suggest a prisoner swap is being organised to bring 10 suspected Russian spies back from the US.
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Russian pianist charged with rape

Wednesday, July 7th 2010, 14:19
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Police in the Thai resort of Pattaya charge a Russian musician, Mikhail Pletnev, with rape of a teenage boy.
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Thai police quiz Russian pianist

Wednesday, July 7th 2010, 6:39
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Police in the Thai resort of Pattaya question Russian musician Mikhail Pletnev over allegations of sex with a boy.
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Selling the reset

Tuesday, July 6th 2010, 8:15

Clinton's balancing act between Russia and its neighbours
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Clinton oversees US-Poland deal

Saturday, July 3rd 2010, 13:15
related countries: Poland Poland, United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton oversees the signing in Poland of a key missile base agreement.
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Russian spy suspects denied bail

Saturday, July 3rd 2010, 10:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: Virginia

Suspected Russian spies being held by the US are denied bail by a Virginia court as new light is shed on their true identity.
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US suspects 'admit Russian names'

Saturday, July 3rd 2010, 4:16
related places: Moscow

Two of the 11 members of a suspected spy ring in the US confirm they are Russian citizens, prosecutors say.
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Russian spaceship 'under control'

Saturday, July 3rd 2010, 3:08

Russia says its Progress spaceship is under control after missing the International Space Station and will try to dock again on Sunday.
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Russian spaceship 'fails to dock'

Friday, July 2nd 2010, 22:21
related places: Progress

The Russian cargo ship Progress fails to dock with the International Space Station after an apparent electronics failure.
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American beauty

Friday, July 2nd 2010, 20:34
related countries: United States United States

How Russian 'spies' tried to blend into US society
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US spy suspects appear in court

Friday, July 2nd 2010, 13:51
related countries: United States United States

One of 10 suspects arrested in the US accused of spying for Russia is granted bail, but other bail hearings are delayed.
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'I married Russian spy suspect'

Friday, July 2nd 2010, 12:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man who claims he was married to alleged Russian spy Anna Chapman speaks about their relationship.
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Russia set for drink-driving ban

Friday, July 2nd 2010, 11:52

MPs approve a total drink-driving ban in Russia, said to have one of the world's highest rates of alcohol-related accidents.
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Spy suspect 'missing' in Cyprus

Thursday, July 1st 2010, 7:46
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus

Cyprus police are hunting one of 11 suspects accused by the US of spying for Russia after he went missing once freed on bail.
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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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