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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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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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Air war

Tuesday, February 2nd 2010, 0:06
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Troubled launch for Georgia's Russian-language TV
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Georgian TV 'blocked by Russia'

Monday, February 1st 2010, 14:24
related countries: France France, Georgia Georgia

Georgia accuses Russia of forcing a French satellite operator to drop its new news channel - a claim denied by the French.
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Russia announces Libya arms deal

Saturday, January 30th 2010, 19:36
related countries: Libya Libya

Russia is to supply Libya with weapons to the value of $1.8bn, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin announces.
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Second Goa assault suspect held

Saturday, January 30th 2010, 8:34
related countries: India India
related places: Goa, Mumbai

Mumbai police arrest a second man over an alleged sexual assault on a Russian girl of nine in the Indian resort region of Goa.
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Russia tests stealth fighter jet

Friday, January 29th 2010, 17:37

Russia unveils its new stealth fighter, meant to rival the radar-evading US F-22, in a test flight over the country's far east.
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One held in Goa over child 'rape'

Friday, January 29th 2010, 5:48
related countries: India India
related places: Goa

A man is arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a nine-year-old Russian girl in Goa, India, a senior police official says.
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Homes crushed

Wednesday, January 27th 2010, 11:43
related places: Moscow

Growing anger as Moscow village demolished
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Romania 'tops EU sex worker list'

Tuesday, January 26th 2010, 16:24
related countries: Romania Romania

Romania has overtaken Russia as the top country of origin of migrant sex workers in the EU, a new survey finds.
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Live - Murray v Nadal

Monday, January 25th 2010, 23:56
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Andy Murray reaches the semi-finals of the Australian Open after Rafael Nadal retires hurt in the third set of their quarter-final, while Marin Cilic beats Andy Roddick and there are wins for Justine Henin and Jie Zheng.
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Russia's 'YouTube policeman' held

Friday, January 22nd 2010, 15:50

A Russian police officer who posted a video on the internet alleging the police force in his home town was corrupt is arrested on fraud charges.
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Iran nuclear plant 'open in 2010'

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 15:22
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's first nuclear power plant will be operating by mid-2010, Iranian and Russian officials say.
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Russia names new Caucasus supremo

Wednesday, January 20th 2010, 14:25

Russia's president names a new special envoy to the North Caucasus, where Islamist and separatist violence are rife.
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Russia sees population increase

Tuesday, January 19th 2010, 15:05

Russia bucks a long-term trend by recording its first population increase in 15 years.
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Sharapova slumps to shock defeat

Monday, January 18th 2010, 13:10
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Maria Sharapova is sent crashing out of the Australian Open at the first hurdle, losing 7-6 (7-4) 3-6 6-4 to fellow Russian Maria Kirilenko.
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Russia MPs support rights reform

Friday, January 15th 2010, 15:43

Russia's lower house of parliament backs a long-delayed reform to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.
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Bomb cuts Dagestan gas supplies

Wednesday, January 13th 2010, 10:44

More than 200,000 people in Russia's North Caucasus are left without gas after a bomb attack on a gas pipeline.
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Voronin seals Dinamo Moscow move

Sunday, January 10th 2010, 15:59
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine striker Andriy Voronin joins Dinamo Moscow on a three-year deal to end his disappointing spell with Liverpool.
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Five killed in Caucasus avalanche

Saturday, January 9th 2010, 15:17

Four climbers and their instructor are killed by an avalanche in the Russian Caucasus region of Kabardino-Balkaria.
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Dagestan suicide bomb kills six

Wednesday, January 6th 2010, 16:25

A suicide bomber in Russia's restive North Caucasus republic of Dagestan kills six policemen and wounded 14, officials say.
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Wednesday, January 6th 2010, 12:46
related countries: Iran Iran, Turkmenistan Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan has opened a second gas pipeline to Iran, further eroding Russia's historical domination of its energy sector.
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Cartoon pokes fun at Putin and Medvedev

Friday, January 1st 2010, 15:29
related places: Medvedev

Moscow's leading men are gently lampooned in a New Year's special cartoon broadcast on Russian television.
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Pavlyuchenko can go for right fee

Friday, January 1st 2010, 11:24

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp is willing to sell disenchanted striker Roman Pavlyuchenko if the club receive a suitable offer for the Russian.
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Russian resolution

Friday, January 1st 2010, 8:33
related places: Moscow

Moscow raises vodka prices in bid to cut alcoholism
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Russia sets minimum vodka price

Friday, January 1st 2010, 5:11

Russia imposes a minimum price for the sale of vodka as part of a national campaign to reduce alcoholism.
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Russia 'plans to stop asteroid'

Thursday, December 31st 2009, 9:18

The Russian space agency has said it will hammer out plans to divert an asteroid that will pass near the Earth in 20 years' time.
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Russian firm to list in Hong Kong

Thursday, December 31st 2009, 6:58
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

The Russian aluminium maker, Rusal, moves closer to becoming first Russian firm to list in Hong Kong.
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Power play

Thursday, December 31st 2009, 0:16

Ten years since Vladimir Putin took the reins in Russia
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Russian population 'rising again'

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 15:53

The Russian prime minister, Vladimir Putin, says statistics to be released shortly will show Russia's population rising.
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US rejects Russia shield concerns

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 20:57
related countries: United States United States

The US rejects fresh concerns raised by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin about its planned missile defence system.
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Putin attacks US missile defence

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 14:42
related countries: United States United States

US plans for a missile defence shield are holding up a new nuclear disarmament treaty, Russian PM Vladimir Putin says.
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Russia and Ukraine sign oil deal

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 13:06
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Russia signs a deal with Ukraine over the supply of oil, apparently ending a threat to cut supplies to EU countries.
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