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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: news

Isinbayeva breaks pole vault mark

Wednesday, July 30th 2008, 7:18
related countries: Monaco Monaco

Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva breaks her own pole vault world record as she clears 5.04m at the Super Grand Prix meeting in Monaco.
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Russians in landmark Baikal dive

Tuesday, July 29th 2008, 14:33

Russian scientists reach the bottom of the world's deepest body of fresh water - Lake Baikal in Siberia.
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Russia says BP treatment is fair

Sunday, July 27th 2008, 16:05

A Russian diplomat dismisses claims that BP has been harassed, saying it has been treated like any other firm.
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Boss of BP Russia venture leaves

Thursday, July 24th 2008, 19:00

BP says the chief executive of its Russian venture TNK-BP has temporarily left Russia because of "sustained harassment".
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Arctic 'has 90bn barrels of oil'

Thursday, July 24th 2008, 15:18
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arctic

The Arctic is estimated to hold some 90bn barrels of oil, according to data from the US Geological Survey.
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Cold cash: Moscow tops list of world's priciest cities

Thursday, July 24th 2008, 8:06
related countries: Japan Japan, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London, Moscow, Tokyo

Moscow tops the league of the most expensive cities to live in for expatriates, followed by Tokyo and London.
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Chavez calls for Russia alliance

Tuesday, July 22nd 2008, 22:20
related countries: United States United States, Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez calls for a strategic alliance with Russia to protect Venezuela from the US.
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Manned spaceship design unveiled

Tuesday, July 22nd 2008, 21:56

The first official image of a proposed joint Russian and European manned spacecraft has been unveiled.
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BP says 60 staff leaving Russia

Tuesday, July 22nd 2008, 13:44

BP says the remaining 60 of its staff seconded to joint venture TNK-BP are being recalled from Russia.
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China and Russia sign border deal

Monday, July 21st 2008, 11:40
related countries: China China

China and Russia have signed a treaty settling a long-running territorial dispute along their eastern border.
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Fury as Zimbabwe sanctions vetoed

Saturday, July 12th 2008, 11:38
related countries: China China, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

The US and UK condemn China and Russia for vetoing a UN resolution to impose sanctions on Zimbabwe's leaders.
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Russian ice camp in rapid shrink

Friday, July 11th 2008, 23:21

Twenty Russian scientists are to be taken off their ice camp in the Arctic because the melt has set in sooner than expected.
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Tests show US shield 'not needed'

Friday, July 11th 2008, 16:43
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Russia's foreign minister says Iran's missile tests show the planned US defence shield in Europe is not necessary.
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Georgia recalls Moscow ambassador

Thursday, July 10th 2008, 20:26
related places: Moscow

Tbilisi says it is recalling its ambassador from Moscow after Russian fighter jets flew over a breakaway region.
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Russia admits Georgia overflights

Thursday, July 10th 2008, 17:47
related countries: Georgia Georgia
related places: Moscow

Russian military jets have flown over the breakaway Georgian province of South Ossetia this week, Moscow says.
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US warns Russia over Georgia row

Thursday, July 10th 2008, 10:04
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says Russia must help resolve tensions in Georgia, not contribute to them.
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Georgia row spirals as Rice lands

Wednesday, July 9th 2008, 15:52
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States
related places: Rice

Russia, Georgia and the US are engulfed in an escalating row as the US secretary of state visits Georgia.
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Russia may veto Mugabe sanctions

Wednesday, July 9th 2008, 14:45
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Russia says it may refuse to back UN Security Council sanctions against Zimbabwe's president and his allies.
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Russia 'upset' by US shield plans

Wednesday, July 9th 2008, 12:29
related countries: United States United States

Russia's president says it is considering retaliatory steps after the Czechs agree to host part of a US missile shield.
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Russia warns over US-Czech shield

Tuesday, July 8th 2008, 21:19
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic, United States United States

Russia says it will be forced to react with military means if US-Czech missile defence shield plans go ahead.
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Litvinenko widow backs UK pressure

Tuesday, July 8th 2008, 11:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The widow of murdered Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko backs UK calls for the extradition of a man over his death.
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Russia 'backed Litvinenko murder'

Tuesday, July 8th 2008, 9:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alexander Litvinenko's murder was carried out with the backing of the Russian state, UK government sources tell the BBC.
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Jail sentence for Beslan 'healer'

Monday, July 7th 2008, 20:50
related places: Beslan

A "faith healer" who promised to resurrect children killed in the 2004 Beslan siege is sentenced to 11 years for fraud in Russia.
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Russia military 'deeply corrupt'

Thursday, July 3rd 2008, 16:59

A third of all money spent by the Russian government on its armed forces is lost to corruption, according to a senior Russian official.
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Russia gang 'faces murder charge'

Monday, June 30th 2008, 18:50

Russian prosecutors say they will charge nine youths with more than 20 racially-motivated murders and 12 attempted murders.
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Russia's new faith... in itself

Saturday, June 28th 2008, 11:17

James Rodgers says Russia is experiencing a new patriotism, reflected in its economic and sporting successes.
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Russians and EU to seek new pact

Friday, June 27th 2008, 13:03

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and EU leaders agree to start new talks on a strategic partnership.
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Tennis: Sharapova stunned

Thursday, June 26th 2008, 16:55

Russian Alla Kudryavtseva claims a massive Wimbledon upset by knocking out number three seed and 2004 champion Maria Sharapova.
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Excitement grows

Thursday, June 26th 2008, 14:02
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish and Russian fans set for semi-final clash
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Medvedev: Graft is security risk

Wednesday, June 25th 2008, 16:20

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev describes corruption in his country as a threat to national security.
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Premier League impresses Arshavin

Tuesday, June 24th 2008, 16:44
related countries: Spain Spain, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Russia playmaker Andrei Arshavin hails the Premier League as the best football club competition in the world.
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Euro 2008: Spain v Italy

Sunday, June 22nd 2008, 21:57
related countries: Italy Italy, Spain Spain

Spain beat Italy 4-2 on penalties to set up a Euro 2008 semi-final with Russia as Spanish keeper Iker Casillas saves two spot-kicks.
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Euro 2008: Spain v Italy

Sunday, June 22nd 2008, 21:28
related countries: Austria Austria, Italy Italy
related places: Vienna

Cesc Fabregas scores the winning spot-kick as Spain beat Italy on penalties to book a semi-final with Russia at Euro 2008.
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Euro 2008: Hiddink pride in Russia 'miracle'

Saturday, June 21st 2008, 22:31
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Russia boss Guus Hiddink pays tribute to his side's "huge achievement" in reaching the Euro 2008 semi-finals after their win over Netherlands.
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Euro 2008: Hiddink pride in Russia 'miracle'

Saturday, June 21st 2008, 22:31

Russia boss Guus Hiddink pays tribute to his side's "huge achievement" in reaching the Euro 2008 semi-finals after their win over Netherlands.
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Sublime Russia break Dutch hearts

Saturday, June 21st 2008, 21:14
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

An Andrei Arshavin-inspired Russia beat the Netherlands 3-1 after extra time to reach the Euro 2008 semi-finals.
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Politkovskaya murder charges laid

Wednesday, June 18th 2008, 10:13

Russian officials charge three men over the killing of journalist and Kremlin critic Anna Politkovskaya in 2006.
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Russians knock out holders Greece

Saturday, June 14th 2008, 20:37
related countries: Greece Greece

European champions Greece crash out of Euro 2008 after a 1-0 defeat by Russia.
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Spain raids 'major Russian gang'

Friday, June 13th 2008, 20:56
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish police arrest 20 people in raids against suspected members of a major Russian mafia gang.
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UN to transfer powers in Kosovo

Thursday, June 12th 2008, 16:01
related places: Kosovo

The UN chief sets out plans to cede UN functions in Kosovo to the EU, despite Russian opposition.
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UN to transfer powers in Kosovo

Thursday, June 12th 2008, 15:14
related places: Kosovo

The UN chief sets out plans to cede UN functions in Kosovo to the EU, despite Russian opposition.
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Moscow Diary

Thursday, June 12th 2008, 10:54

Euro 2008 raises Russian patriotism to fever pitch
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Euro 2008: Spain thrash Russia

Tuesday, June 10th 2008, 18:42
related countries: Spain Spain

Much-fancied Spain beat Russia 4-1 in their Euro 2008 opener at the Stadion Tivoli Neu in Innsbruck.
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Russian corruption skims billions

Friday, June 6th 2008, 17:12

Corrupt officials are creaming off about $120bn a year - equivalent to a third of the national budget, a Russian prosecutor says.
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Medvedev on first visit to West

Thursday, June 5th 2008, 17:33
related countries: Germany Germany

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev says he is concerned about hardening attitudes to Russia in Western Europe.
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Russia 'to quiz BP Moscow chief'

Thursday, June 5th 2008, 7:17
related places: Moscow

The head of BP's oil venture in Russia is to be quizzed by Moscow as part of a tax evasion probe, reports say.
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Nato warns Russia over Abkhazia

Tuesday, June 3rd 2008, 19:11
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Nato demands that Russia pull out military railway workers it sent to breakaway Georgian province of Abkhazia.
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Russia army unit sent to Abkhazia

Saturday, May 31st 2008, 15:38

A unit from the Russian army's railway force is sent to the breakaway province of Abkhazia.
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Army suicides cause Russia alarm

Thursday, May 29th 2008, 13:49

A total of 341 Russian military suicides in 2007 is worrying, says the country's chief military prosecutor.
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Russian PM Putin to visit France

Thursday, May 29th 2008, 10:39
related countries: France France

Russia's former President Vladimir Putin is to travel to France on his maiden voyage as prime minister.
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Russian justice 'fails thousands'

Tuesday, May 27th 2008, 13:43

Russia's prosecutor-general admits that the country wrongly charges thousands of people each year.
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UN backs Georgia over drone claim

Monday, May 26th 2008, 12:36
related countries: Georgia Georgia

A Russian jet did shoot down a Georgian drone over breakaway Abkhazia last month, UN monitors say.
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EU to seek new pact with Russia

Monday, May 26th 2008, 9:56

The European Union approves long-delayed talks on a new partnership agreement with Russia.
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Blaze 'sets off Russian rockets'

Saturday, May 24th 2008, 20:28

A fire at an arms depot in north Russia reportedly sets off several missiles but causes no injuries.
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Indiana angers Russian Communists

Saturday, May 24th 2008, 16:45

Communist party members in Russia call for the new Indiana Jones film to be banned for "distorting history".
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Medvedev condemns US shield

Friday, May 23rd 2008, 14:36
related countries: China China, United States United States

Russia and China jointly condemn the planned US missile defence shield, saying it harms disarmament efforts.
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New Russian leader visits China

Friday, May 23rd 2008, 9:21
related countries: China China

Russia's President Medvedev arrives in China for talks with President Hu, on his first foreign tour.
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Medvedev holds Kazakhstan talks

Thursday, May 22nd 2008, 17:01
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan

Russia's president holds talks his counterpart in Kazakhstan, on his maiden foreign trip, before he heads to China.
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UK peers urge strong Russia ties

Thursday, May 22nd 2008, 12:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The EU should keep strong ties with Russia despite "serious questions" about its commitment to democracy, say peers.
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Live - Champions League final

Wednesday, May 21st 2008, 21:21
related places: Moscow

Manchester United beat Chelsea 6-5 in a dramatic penalty shoot-out to win the Champions League.
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Georgians vote for parliament

Wednesday, May 21st 2008, 11:15

Georgians vote for a new parliament, amid fears of political unrest and rising tension with Russia.
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Football: Moscow showdown

Wednesday, May 21st 2008, 6:39
related places: Moscow

Chelsea and Manchester United prepare to meet in the first all-English Champions League final.
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Police raid BP's Moscow office

Tuesday, May 20th 2008, 13:37

Russian security services search the Moscow HQ of oil giant BP - the second time the firm has been targeted.
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Ice hockey: Russia win gold

Sunday, May 18th 2008, 23:20
related countries: Canada Canada

Russia win the ice hockey world championship, dethroning the host Canada 5-4 in the dramatic final.
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Georgia condemns Russian actions

Sunday, May 18th 2008, 0:30
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Georgia says it has evidence that Russia is deploying heavy military hardware in the breakaway region of Abkhazia.
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Russian doomsday cult siege ends

Friday, May 16th 2008, 9:15

The last remaining members of a Russian cult barricaded in a cave come out, reportedly overcome by corpse fumes.
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Group jailed for Moscow bombing

Thursday, May 15th 2008, 17:22
related places: Moscow

A Moscow court jails eight men for a bomb attack on a market that killed 14 people in 2006.
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