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Projecting power

Thursday, September 18th 2008, 9:51
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine's headache over Russia's fleet in Crimea
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Australian uranium blow for Russia

Thursday, September 18th 2008, 4:56
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian parliamentary committee opposes the sale of uranium to Russia over concerns about its use.
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Russia in Georgia separatist pact

Wednesday, September 17th 2008, 19:12
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russia signs treaties with the breakaway Georgian regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, pledging military support.
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Moscow diary

Wednesday, September 17th 2008, 15:01
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Seeds of Georgia conflict were sown long ago
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Plan for Sahara gas pipeline

Wednesday, September 17th 2008, 14:43
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

The EU offers to help Nigeria develop a trans-Saharan gas pipeline, to reduce reliance on Russian supplies.
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Orange bloc 'must rule Ukraine'

Wednesday, September 17th 2008, 10:37
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Moscow

An aide to Ukraine's PM rules out forming a coalition with a pro-Moscow opposition party amid a political crisis.
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Trading in Russian shares halted

Wednesday, September 17th 2008, 9:48

Trading on Russia's main stock exchanges has been suspended following steep falls in share prices.
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Phone taps 'prove Georgia's case'

Tuesday, September 16th 2008, 15:40
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Georgia releases what it says is phone tap evidence that proves its assault on South Ossetia was provoked by Russia.
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IMF approves loan to help Georgia

Tuesday, September 16th 2008, 0:19
related countries: Georgia Georgia

The International Monetary Fund approves funds for Georgia, aimed at boosting confidence following the war with Russia.
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Nato restates backing for Georgia

Monday, September 15th 2008, 16:02
related countries: Georgia Georgia
related places: Tbilisi

Nato's chief says he hopes for Georgia's "accelerated" integration with the alliance after its conflict with Russia.
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Who runs Russia?

Monday, September 15th 2008, 11:44
related places: Moscow

Bridget Kendall on who is really driving Moscow policy
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Russian crash pilot 'flew oddly'

Monday, September 15th 2008, 9:11

A Russian airliner took a strange path before it crashed in the Urals, killing 88 people, a controller says.
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Georgian echoes

Sunday, September 14th 2008, 23:42
related countries: Georgia Georgia

How resurgent Russia affects Trans-Dniester
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Russia stands by Georgia actions

Sunday, September 14th 2008, 18:55
related countries: Georgia Georgia
related places: Moscow

Russia's foreign minister says on a visit to Abkhazia that Moscow's actions in the region were the only way to guarantee security.
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Russia air crash blamed on engine

Sunday, September 14th 2008, 16:57

Investigators believe an engine fault probably caused the crash of a Russian airliner in which 88 people died.
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Scores die in Russian plane crash

Sunday, September 14th 2008, 15:04
related places: Perm'

A Russian airliner that crashed in the Urals with the loss of 88 lives caught fire in mid-air, reports say.
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Russians pull out of Georgia port

Saturday, September 13th 2008, 16:15
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russian troops are seen leaving the Georgian port of Poti, days after striking a deal with the EU to pull out of the country.
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Georgia attack is 'Russia's 9/11'

Friday, September 12th 2008, 15:16
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev likens the Georgian conflict to the 9/11 attacks in the US.
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Putin defends Georgia offensive

Thursday, September 11th 2008, 21:26
related countries: Georgia Georgia
related places: Moscow

Russia's prime minister defends Moscow's military intervention in South Ossetia, saying "an aggressor needs to punished".
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Russia tells US to rethink allies

Thursday, September 11th 2008, 18:43
related countries: United States United States

President Medvedev says Russia will co-operate with the US on terrorism, but tells it to reconsider its ties with "rotten regimes".
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Warsaw hosts tense Russian talks

Thursday, September 11th 2008, 9:26
related countries: Poland Poland, United States United States
related places: Warsaw

Russia's foreign minister arrives in Poland amid tension over the war in Georgia and the US missile defence system.
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Russian bombers land in Venezuela

Thursday, September 11th 2008, 1:59
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Two Russian bombers arrive in Venezuela for training flights, days after a joint naval exercise was announced.
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US 'provoked Russia-Georgia war'

Wednesday, September 10th 2008, 23:47
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States

Chechen President Kadyrov accuses the US of emboldening Georgia to start a war in the Caucasus to test Russian resolve.
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Russia 2-1 Wales

Wednesday, September 10th 2008, 19:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Moscow

Russia substitute Pavel Pogrebniak scores late on to give his side a 2-1 World Cup qualifying win over Wales in Moscow.
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EU accused of Georgia duplicity

Wednesday, September 10th 2008, 18:15
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russia accuses the EU of duplicity over an agreement with Georgia on where EU ceasefire monitors can be deployed.
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Georgia policeman shot and killed

Wednesday, September 10th 2008, 14:41
related countries: Georgia Georgia
related places: Moscow

Moscow is accused of a ceasefire violation after a Georgian policeman is shot dead near a Russian-controlled buffer zone.
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Live text - World Cup qualifiers

Wednesday, September 10th 2008, 14:22
related countries: Croatia Croatia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England lead Croatia 4-1, while Northern Ireland are level with Czech Republic after Scotland defeat Iceland and Wales lose 2-1 in Russia.
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Russia warning over missile sites

Wednesday, September 10th 2008, 11:56
related countries: United States United States

Russia will not rule out targeting its rockets at US missile defence shields based in central Europe, a senior commander warns.
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Georgia positive on Russia pledge

Tuesday, September 9th 2008, 2:43
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Georgia's president cautiously welcomes Russia's planned troop withdrawal from areas around South Ossetia and Abkhazia.
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Russians 'agree Georgia deadline'

Monday, September 8th 2008, 21:17
related countries: France France, Georgia Georgia

Russia will withdraw its forces from undisputed Georgian land within a month, French President Nicolas Sarkozy says.
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Sarkozy leads EU trio to Moscow

Monday, September 8th 2008, 14:03
related countries: France France, Georgia Georgia
related places: Eu, Moscow

French President Nicolas Sarkozy leads an EU mission to press Russia to honour the terms of a peace plan for Georgia.
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Russian navy to visit Venezuela

Monday, September 8th 2008, 11:45
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

The Russian navy says it will visit Venezuela in November and may hold joint exercises in its territorial waters.
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Ukraine 'must live without fear'

Friday, September 5th 2008, 15:37
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Ukraine Ukraine, United States United States

The US vice-president reassures Ukraine that the US has a "deep and abiding interest" in the country's security.
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Russian action spooks investors

Friday, September 5th 2008, 15:17
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russia's stock market loses more than 30% of its value as foreign investors pull out after the country's intervention in Georgia.
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US delivers aid to Georgian port

Friday, September 5th 2008, 10:36
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States

A US Navy warship carrying humanitarian aid arrives in the Georgian port of Poti, where Russian troops are still deployed.
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US condemns Russia over Georgia

Thursday, September 4th 2008, 14:57
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States
related places: Tbilisi

US Vice-President Dick Cheney visits Georgia and says Russia's actions there are an "illegitimate" attempt to alter borders.
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BP moves to settle Russia dispute

Thursday, September 4th 2008, 10:21

BP signs an agreement with its Russian partner aimed at solving a festering dispute at joint venture TNK-BP.
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US gives $1bn to rebuild Georgia

Wednesday, September 3rd 2008, 21:08
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States

Washington announces $1bn (£564m) to help Georgia's reconstruction after the conflict with Russia.
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Georgia negotiates $750m IMF loan

Wednesday, September 3rd 2008, 15:34
related countries: Georgia Georgia

The IMF is set to give Georgia a $750m loan to help tackle the economic damage from its conflict with Russia.
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Live text - Andreev v Federer

Tuesday, September 2nd 2008, 20:42
related countries: United States United States

Defending champion Roger Federer takes on Russia's Igor Andreev in the fourth round of the US Open.
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Saakashvili a 'political corpse'

Tuesday, September 2nd 2008, 20:04
related countries: Georgia Georgia

President Medvedev says Russia will no longer recognise Georgia's President Saakashvili, calling him a "political corpse".
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Police 'break up Ingush protest'

Tuesday, September 2nd 2008, 12:14

Police in Russia's volatile Ingushetia region break up a protest at the funeral of a shot journalist, media reports say.
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Show of unity

Monday, September 1st 2008, 21:54

EU leaders overcome divisions to condemn Russia
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EU suspends talks on Russia pact

Monday, September 1st 2008, 21:02
related countries: Georgia Georgia

EU leaders agree to suspend talks on a new partnership agreement with Moscow until Russian troops withdraw from Georgia
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EU will send monitors to Georgia

Monday, September 1st 2008, 14:37
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Georgia Georgia
related places: Brussels

The EU's foreign policy chief says it plans to send hundreds of ceasefire monitors to Georgia, as an emergency summit opens.
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Russian rules

Monday, September 1st 2008, 11:57
related places: Moscow

Moscow's five new principles on foreign policy
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Anger at death of Kremlin critic

Monday, September 1st 2008, 9:51

Opposition leaders in Russia's Ingushetia region condemn the killing of an anti-Kremlin journalist shot in police custody.
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Spurs sign striker Pavlyuchenko

Monday, September 1st 2008, 6:43

Spurs sign Russia striker Roman Pavlyuchenko from Spartak Moscow for £14m.
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Kremlin critic shot in Ingushetia

Sunday, August 31st 2008, 19:37

The owner of an internet site critical of the Russian authorities is shot dead in police custody in the volatile region of Ingushetia.
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Russia stands by Georgia actions

Sunday, August 31st 2008, 18:32
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Russia upholds its decision to recognise the independence of Georgia's breakaway provinces as EU leaders prepare to meet.
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UK warns over 'Russia aggression'

Sunday, August 31st 2008, 13:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK PM Gordon Brown says Nato and the EU must reassess their relations with the Kremlin to prevent "Russian aggression".
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Russia moves to calm Georgia row

Saturday, August 30th 2008, 18:15
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russia takes a series of diplomatic steps in an apparent effort to ease tensions with the West over the conflict in Georgia.
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Sign of the times

Saturday, August 30th 2008, 10:41
related places: Moscow

Humphrey Hawksley visits one of Moscow's old nuclear bunkers, as Russia and the West accuse each other of risking a new Cold War.
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Georgia breaks ties with Russia

Friday, August 29th 2008, 23:10
related places: Moscow

Georgia is to cut diplomatic ties with Russia, days after Moscow recognised South Ossetia and Abkhazia as independent.
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Zenit overcome Man Utd to claim Super Cup

Friday, August 29th 2008, 20:40

Pavel Pogrebnyak and Danny score as Zenit St Petersburg beat Man Utd in the European Super Cup in Monaco.
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Super Cup live - Man Utd v Zenit

Friday, August 29th 2008, 18:15
related countries: Monaco Monaco

Man Utd face Russian side Zenit St Petersburg in the Uefa Super Cup in Monaco.
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Russia hits back at G7 criticism

Friday, August 29th 2008, 10:49
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Criticism of Russia's actions in Georgia by the G7 group of nations is biased and groundless, Russian officials say.
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US rejects 'false' Russia claim

Friday, August 29th 2008, 6:02
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States

The US dismisses accusations by Russia that it helped provoke the conflict in Georgia for domestic political reasons.
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Putin blames US for Georgia role

Thursday, August 28th 2008, 21:20
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin accuses the United States of provoking the conflict in Georgia.
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EU considers sanctions on Russia

Thursday, August 28th 2008, 14:41
related countries: France France, Georgia Georgia

EU leaders are considering imposing sanctions on Russia over the crisis in Georgia, the French foreign minister says.
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Russia faces fresh condemnation

Wednesday, August 27th 2008, 21:13
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Seven of the world's top industrialised nations deplore Russia's decision to recognise Georgia's breakaway regions.
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UK urges tough response to Russia

Wednesday, August 27th 2008, 19:17
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK foreign secretary calls for "hard-headed engagement" with Russia in response to its actions in Georgia.
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UK FM in Ukraine for Russia talks

Wednesday, August 27th 2008, 8:50
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British Foreign Secretary David Miliban is visiting Ukraine in an effort to build a "coalition against Russian aggression".
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Pavlyuchenko heads for Tottenham

Wednesday, August 27th 2008, 8:21

Spartak Moscow tell BBC Sport that striker Roman Pavlyuchenko is poised to join Tottenham.
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West condemns Russia over Georgia

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 22:35
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Western leaders condemn Russia's decision to recognise the independence of two breakaway Georgian regions.
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Ivanovic survives US Open scare

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 17:54
related countries: United States United States
related places: Top

Top seed Ana Ivanovic overcomes Vera Dushevina of Russia 6-1 4-6 6-4 in the first round of the US Open.
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Russia recognises Georgian rebels

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 17:07
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russia recognises the independence of Georgia's two breakaway regions, prompting international condemnation.
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Russia recognises Georgian rebels

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 13:31
related countries: Georgia Georgia

President Dmitry Medvedev says Russia recognises the independence of Georgia's breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.
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US anger at Russian Georgia vote

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 9:42
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States

President Bush urges Russia not to recognise Georgia's rebel enclaves as independent, as US ships head to Russian-held Poti.
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Russian MPs back Georgia's rebels

Monday, August 25th 2008, 22:05
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russia's parliament urges President Medvedev to recognise the independence of Georgia's breakaway regions.
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Russia urged to quit Georgia port

Saturday, August 23rd 2008, 22:45
related countries: France France, Georgia Georgia
related places: Moscow

France's president urges Moscow to remove its troops from a Georgian port as Russian troops settle in.
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Russia to keep forces at key port

Saturday, August 23rd 2008, 18:40
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russia insists its plans to keep forces in a key Georgian port do not break the terms of the ceasefire.
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Russia accused of abusing truce

Saturday, August 23rd 2008, 3:40
related countries: France France, Georgia Georgia, United States United States

The US and France accuse Russia of failing to comply with the terms of its ceasefire with Georgia by creating buffer zones.
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Russia says withdrawal complete

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 18:18
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russia says its withdrawal from Georgia is complete, but the US says Moscow is "not in compliance" with a ceasefire deal.
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Investors pulling out of Russia

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 15:44
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russia sees foreign investment fall as investors become more nervous following the recent conflict with Georgia.
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Russia claim surprise relay gold

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 13:33
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Russia claim a surprise gold in the women's 4x100m relay as Britain and Jamaica fail to pass on the baton.
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Yukos boss parole plea rejected

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 9:32

A Russian court rejects an appeal for parole from former Yukos boss Mikhail Khordokovsky.
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UN split over Georgia resolutions

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 9:09
related countries: Georgia Georgia

The UN Security Council splits over efforts to resolve the Georgia crisis hours before Russia is due to complete its pullback.
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Russians halt Nato co-operation

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 0:53
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russia tells Nato it is halting military co-operation over the continuing crisis in Georgia, the alliance says.
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Own interests

Thursday, August 21st 2008, 23:05
related places: Moscow

Why few ex-Soviet states are backing Moscow on Ossetia
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Russia eyes new Syria arms deal

Thursday, August 21st 2008, 22:34
related countries: Syria Syria

Moscow is ready to sell new weapons of "a defensive character" to Syria, Russia's foreign minister says.
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Russians halt Nato co-operation

Thursday, August 21st 2008, 20:05
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russia tells Nato it is halting military co-operation over the continuing crisis in Georgia, the alliance says.
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Cold front?

Thursday, August 21st 2008, 1:23
related countries: Poland Poland, United States United States

Polish missile deal heightens Russia and US tensions
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Russia tables own UN Georgia text

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 23:04
related countries: France France, Georgia Georgia

Russia introduces its own draft UN Security Council resolution on Georgia, a day after rejecting a rival French document.
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Russia condemns US missile deal

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 19:52
related countries: Poland Poland, United States United States

Russia says a US-Polish missile defence deal creates a new arms race, warning it will react beyond "diplomatic demarches".
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