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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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World Cup: Algeria 1-1 Russia

Thursday, June 26th 2014, 22:37
related countries: Algeria Algeria

Algeria come from behind to draw with Russia and earn a place in the last 16 of the Fifa World Cup for the first time.
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VIDEO: Maliki: Russian jets purchased by Iraq

Thursday, June 26th 2014, 21:49
related countries: Belarus Belarus, Iraq Iraq

Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri Maliki has told the BBC that he hopes jets from Russia and Belarus will turn the tide against rebels in the coming days.
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Maliki: Russian jets will turn tide

Thursday, June 26th 2014, 21:22
related countries: Belarus Belarus, Iraq Iraq

Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri Maliki tells the BBC that he hopes jets from Russia and Belarus will turn the tide against rebels in the coming days.
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US demands Russian action on Ukraine

Thursday, June 26th 2014, 15:11
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, United States United States

US Secretary of State John Kerry calls on Russia to show "within hours" it is working to disarm separatist militants in eastern Ukraine.
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Thailand arrests 'Russian gang boss'

Wednesday, June 25th 2014, 15:17
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Alexander Matusov, wanted in connection with dozens of murders and kidnappings in his native Russia, is arrested in Thailand.
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VIDEO: Tension over Ukraine ceasefire

Wednesday, June 25th 2014, 5:49
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The ceasefire agreement in Ukraine is under pressure after the military claimed one of its helicopters was shot down by pro-Russian activists.
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The Ukrainians escaping to Russia

Tuesday, June 24th 2014, 23:33
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The families fleeing eastern Ukraine for Russia
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Ukraine army helicopter shot down

Tuesday, June 24th 2014, 21:27
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine says one of its army helicopters has been shot down by pro-Russian rebels in the east, killing all nine on board - one day into a truce.
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Putin 'scraps Ukraine military move'

Tuesday, June 24th 2014, 11:51
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Russia's President Putin asks parliament to revoke the right of military intervention in Ukraine, where rebels have been fighting government troops.
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Obama presses Russia on Ukraine arms

Tuesday, June 24th 2014, 3:57
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, United States United States

US President Barack Obama urges his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to stop weapons entering Ukraine, after rebels there agree to observe a truce.
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How the CIA secretly published Dr Zhivago

Tuesday, June 24th 2014, 0:04
related places: Moscow

How the CIA published Dr Zhivago and got it to Moscow
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EU urges Russia to rein in militants

Monday, June 23rd 2014, 12:42
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The EU says it could impose new sanctions if Russia does not act quickly to stop arms and militants flowing into eastern Ukraine.
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VIDEO: 'Why we recruit fighters from Russia'

Monday, June 23rd 2014, 6:49
related places: Rostov

The BBC's Steve Rosenberg has been speaking to a man in the Russian city of Rostov, who said he has been recruiting Russian volunteer fighters via the internet.
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World Cup: Belgium 1-0 Russia

Sunday, June 22nd 2014, 18:24
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Divock Origi scores in the 88th minute as Belgium snatch a 1-0 win over Russia to reach the last 16 of the Fifa World Cup.
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Putin 'supports' Ukraine peace plan

Saturday, June 21st 2014, 20:44
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Kiev

Russia's President Putin gives conditional backing to Ukraine's peace plan, calling for Kiev to compromise with pro-Russian rebels.
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Ukraine fighting rages despite truce

Saturday, June 21st 2014, 17:47
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Kiev

Pro-Russian separatists carry out several attacks on Ukrainian troops despite a unilateral ceasefire declared by Kiev, Ukrainian officials say.
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Police step up security at Maracana

Saturday, June 21st 2014, 16:26
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Extra security is planned for the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro for the World Cup game between Russia and Belgium.
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US steps up sanctions over Ukraine

Saturday, June 21st 2014, 8:28
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, United States United States
related places: Western

The US imposes sanctions against pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine, as Western leaders threaten new moves against Russia for its role in the crisis.
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Ukraine leader declares ceasefire

Friday, June 20th 2014, 21:17
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine's President Poroshenko declares a week-long unilateral ceasefire with pro-Russian militants, as he visits the restive east of the country.
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Ukraine peace plan is revealed

Friday, June 20th 2014, 12:10
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Details of a 14-point peace plan to be unveiled by Ukraine's President Poroshenko emerge, as heavy fighting continues in the east of the country.
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VIDEO: Ukraine: At scene of unreported battle

Friday, June 20th 2014, 8:08
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The fighting between Pro-Russian militias and Ukrainian troops in the east of the country has left a scarred landscape with damaged infrastructure.
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VIDEO: Crimea sings for Russia

Thursday, June 19th 2014, 15:16
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine-Russia crisis sparks rival World Cup songs
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Ukraine leader 'to order ceasefire'

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 13:51
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine's president sets out proposals for a peace plan for eastern Ukraine involving a unilateral ceasefire by government forces.
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Russia 1-1 South Korea

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 0:48
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Fabio Capello's Russia come from behind to earn a draw with South Korea in Group H thanks to an Aleksandr Kerzhakov goal.
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VIDEO: 'The most beautiful metro in the world'

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 23:12
related countries: Sweden Sweden
related places: Stockholm

Russian photographer Alexander Dragunov's photos of Stockholm's metro have become an internet hit, and turned the train system into a tourist attraction.
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Blast hits key Ukraine gas pipeline

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 16:31
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

A major pipeline in Ukraine carrying gas from Russia to the rest of Europe is hit by an explosion, with Ukraine calling it a possible "terrorist attack".
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Deadly attack on Russian TV crew

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 15:20
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

A Russian journalist is killed in a mortar attack in east Ukraine, reports say, while a blast hits a major pipeline carrying gas to Europe.
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N Korea 'develops cruise missile'

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 14:00
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A North Korean propaganda film posted on the internet reveals footage of a newly developed cruise missile based on a Russian design, experts say.
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Ballet dancers boycott Russia trip

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 12:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Moscow

The UK's Royal Ballet begins a series of performances in Moscow without two dancers who have boycotted the trip in protest at Russia's anti-gay laws.
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Russia halts gas supply to Ukraine

Monday, June 16th 2014, 18:49
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine says Russia has cut off all gas supplies after talks fail to resolve a dispute over debts amid high tension in Ukraine's eastern regions.
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Russia condemns Kiev embassy attack

Saturday, June 14th 2014, 21:36
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Kiev

Russia reacts angrily to a violent protest outside its embassy in Ukraine, which saw windows smashed, the Russian flag torn down and cars overturned.
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Ukraine vows downed plane response

Saturday, June 14th 2014, 19:22
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko vows to retaliate after pro-Russia separatists shoot down a military plane in the east, killing 49 people.
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EU invites Moscow to Kiev talks

Saturday, June 14th 2014, 4:00
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Kiev, Moscow

EU offers Moscow a role in discussions over its planned accord with Ukraine, in a move officials say reflects a "new climate" in the talks.
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VIDEO: Ukraine angry at 'Russian tanks'

Friday, June 13th 2014, 2:23
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Authorities in Ukraine have accused separatist rebels of using Russian tanks and other armour in fighting in the east of the country.
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Ukrainian anger at 'Russia tanks'

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 21:06
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko tells President Putin that reports of three Russian tanks moving into Ukrainian territory are unacceptable.
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Latvia's Russian speakers find voice

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 4:16
related countries: Latvia Latvia

Can Latvia heal divisions between Latvian and Russian speakers?
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Putin says gas deal good for Ukraine

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 18:13
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine rejects Russia's gas discount deal as a "trap", but President Vladimir Putin says the offer was designed to help the Ukrainian economy.
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Ukraine rejects Russian gas 'trap'

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 9:41
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine says it will not "fall into same trap twice" over Russian gas prices, rejecting a deal to decrease the price it will pay on a disputed debt.
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'No deal' in Ukraine gas row talks

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 21:34
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Resolving the disagreement between Ukraine and Russia over gas prices could take days, the European Commission has said.
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EU-Moscow row over gas pipeline

Monday, June 9th 2014, 15:28
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

Russia accuses the EU of imposing sanctions, after Bulgaria halted work on the major South Stream gas pipeline project.
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Russia journalist's killers get life

Monday, June 9th 2014, 11:01
related places: Moscow

Two men are given life sentences for the 2006 murder of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya, with three others getting long jail terms.
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Ukraine clashes 'must end this week'

Monday, June 9th 2014, 1:26
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Deadly fighting in eastern Ukraine with pro-Russian gunmen must end "this week", Ukraine's newly-elected President Poroshenko pledges.
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Bulgaria halts pipeline after US talks

Sunday, June 8th 2014, 16:30
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria, United States United States

Bulgaria is to halt work on its Russian-backed South Stream gas pipeline after criticism from the EU and US.
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VIDEO: Russian smoking ban hits businesses

Sunday, June 8th 2014, 1:14

Restaurants in Russia have reported a drop in customers, since a smoking ban was put in place last week.
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Ukraine hails Russia 'talks move'

Friday, June 6th 2014, 21:04
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine's new leader says his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin was tense, but marked the start of dialogue over the crisis in the east.
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Russian agent jailed for Bible theft

Friday, June 6th 2014, 18:31
related countries: Germany Germany

Russia sentences three Federal Security Service agents over the theft of a rare 15th-Century Bible produced by German printer Johannes Gutenberg.
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Ukraine, Russia seek to end fighting

Friday, June 6th 2014, 17:13
related countries: Germany Germany, Ukraine Ukraine

The Russian president and new Ukrainian leader have urged a quick end to bloodshed in east Ukraine, in their first meeting since the latter's election, the Kremlin says.
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Russia 'releases Greenpeace ship'

Friday, June 6th 2014, 13:27

Russia has released the Greenpeace ship seized after a protest against oil drilling in the Arctic last year, the campaign group says.
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France defends Russia warship sale

Friday, June 6th 2014, 7:54
related countries: France France

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius confirms the controversial sale of two warships to Russia will go ahead, saying "they mean a lot of jobs".
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Russia's 'Stalinist' propaganda machine

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 23:25

The anti-Western mood sweeping across Russia
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Russia must engage with Kiev, says G7

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 19:47
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Leaders of the G7 industrial nations say Russia needs to begin talks with the new leadership in Kiev to end the crisis in eastern Ukraine.
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Obama warns France on Russian ships

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 18:35
related countries: France France, Ukraine Ukraine

President Barack Obama says France should have suspended the sale of two warships to Russia in the light of the crisis in Ukraine.
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Russian YBA exhibition cancelled

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 11:03
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A retrospective of the Young British Artists movement, set to be held in Russia, is called off because of a lack of funding - amid international tensions over Ukraine.
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Russian fighter intercepted US plane

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 14:05
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States

A Russian fighter jet flew within 100ft (30m) of a US Air Force plane over international waters near Japan in April, the Pentagon says.
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People 'more negative about Russia'

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014, 23:07

People's views of Russia have strongly deteriorated since last year, the latest 24-country poll conducted for the BBC World Service suggests.
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Nato to bolster Europe defences

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014, 20:06
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Nato pledges to bolster its defence capabilities in response to Russian actions in Ukraine, but says it will stick to a key deal with Moscow.
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'Heavy fighting' in east Ukraine

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014, 16:17
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Heavy fighting is taking place in and around the rebel-held city of Sloviansk in eastern Ukraine, Ukrainian and Russian media report.
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Russia to 'limit' US GPS satellites

Monday, June 2nd 2014, 11:56
related countries: United States United States

Russian authorities say they are restricting the use of bases in its territories which serve the US-owned GPS network.
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Russia extends Ukraine gas deadline

Monday, June 2nd 2014, 7:55
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Russia's Gazprom gives Ukraine another week to settle its gas bill after receiving a part payment of $786m.
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Taking the ghost train to Ukraine

Monday, June 2nd 2014, 5:02
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Correspondent's surreal trip from Russia to eastern Ukraine
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Ukraine pays Russia part of gas debt

Friday, May 30th 2014, 16:57
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine has paid part of its gas debt to Russia after talks between the two countries and the European Union, says the EU's Energy Commissioner.
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Is Russia driving east Ukraine violence?

Friday, May 30th 2014, 13:58
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

New evidence of Russian fighters in east Ukraine
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Ukraine leader vows to crush rebels

Friday, May 30th 2014, 6:34
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine's President-elect Petro Poroshenko vows to punish "bandits" after pro-Russian rebels shot down an army helicopter, killing 12 people.
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Ukraine helicopter downed - 12 dead

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 20:53
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine shoot down an army helicopter near the flashpoint town of Sloviansk, killing 12 people including a general.
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VIDEO: Are there Chechen fighters in Ukraine?

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 18:05
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Chechen

The Chechen leader has denied sending troops to eastern Ukraine to support pro-Russian militia, but says there could well be Chechen volunteers fighting against the Ukrainian army.
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Ex-Soviet economic union agreed

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 10:23
related countries: Belarus Belarus, Kazakhstan Kazakhstan

Russian President Vladimir Putin signs a deal with his counterparts from Kazakhstan and Belarus to create an economic union.
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VIDEO: Soyuz rocket sends crew to ISS

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 21:25
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan

A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying a three-man crew to the International Space Station has launched in Kazakhstan.
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Ukraine PM in Russia border demand

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 20:07
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Donetsk

Ukraine's prime minister calls on Russia to stop "terrorists" from crossing into his territory, as violence continues in Donetsk.
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Polish FM nominated for top EU role

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 19:00
related countries: Poland Poland

Poland has nominated its Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski, a fierce critic of Russia, for the role of EU foreign policy chief.
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Chechnya 'has no troops in Ukraine'

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 11:46
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Moscow

Chechnya's Moscow-backed leader denies sending troops to fight alongside pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.
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Beaver dam destroys Russian road

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 9:45

Urals highway caves in after beavers use it for a dam.
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