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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 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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Russia jails neo-Nazi murderers

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 22:31
related places: Moscow

A court in Moscow jails nine neo-Nazi skinheads for up to 23 years for a series of racist attacks, including murder.
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Canada thrash Russia to make semi

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 2:48
related countries: Canada Canada

Canada power past Russia 7-3 in the quarter-finals of the men's ice hockey at the Winter Olympics, while Slovakia beat defending champions Sweden.
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Record snowfall blankets Moscow

Monday, February 22nd 2010, 23:07
related places: Moscow

Thousands of snow-clearing machines work to free Moscow from a record-breaking fall of 63cm.
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Explosion kills child in Beslan

Monday, February 22nd 2010, 16:13
related places: Beslan

An explosion kills one child and injures two others in Beslan, the Russian North Caucasus town bereaved by a 2004 school siege.
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Betting dens

Saturday, February 20th 2010, 4:38

Russia's illegal casinos flourish through corruption
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Police hit by Ingushetia blasts

Friday, February 19th 2010, 11:25

Explosions kill two people and injure 28 during a police search of a house in Russia's southern region of Ingushetia.
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Russia policeman guilty of murder

Friday, February 19th 2010, 10:45

A Russian ex-police officer who shot dead two people at random in a supermarket gets life in jail for murder.
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Moscow queries Sofia on US shield

Thursday, February 18th 2010, 20:31
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria, United States United States
related places: Sofia

Russia says it is asking Bulgaria to explain its plans to deploy US air defence missiles on its soil.
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Hiddink named new Turkey manager

Wednesday, February 17th 2010, 10:17
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Dutchman Guus Hiddink will become Turkey's new manager when his contract with Russia expires on 30 June.
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Moldova region in Russia missile offer

Monday, February 15th 2010, 22:15
related countries: Moldova Moldova, United States United States

Moldova's breakaway Trans-Dniester region reacts to US defence shield plans by offering to host new Russian missiles.
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Ingushetia shoot-out 'kills 20'

Friday, February 12th 2010, 11:20

At least 20 insurgents die in an operation by Russian security forces in the restive republic of Ingushetia, officials say.
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Get off my land! Farmer plants landmines to ward off thieves

Friday, February 12th 2010, 9:37

A Russian farmer is given a suspended sentence for planting landmines around his field to ward off trespassers.
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France and Russia in warship deal

Monday, February 8th 2010, 13:53
related countries: France France

France is to sell Russia an advanced helicopter assault ship, and is considering a request for three others, officials say.
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Foreign friends

Saturday, February 6th 2010, 6:34
related places: Moscow

Moscow's most cosmopolitan college turns 50
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Chechnya militants kill soldiers

Friday, February 5th 2010, 9:59

Militants kill five Russian soldiers in the troubled North Caucasus region of Chechnya, officials say.
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Russia 'dumped waste in Baltic'

Friday, February 5th 2010, 8:31
related countries: Sweden Sweden

The Russian military dumped nuclear waste into the Baltic Sea in the early 1990s, Swedish media reports say.
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'I will die Russian'

Wednesday, February 3rd 2010, 0:05

How Ukraine's election is playing out in Crimea
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Ukraine, Russia trade spy charges

Tuesday, February 2nd 2010, 22:26
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Kiev

Ukraine and Russia trade spying accusations as Kiev expels four Russians and detains another on suspicion of espionage.
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