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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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Study reveals Russia's near misses in Europe

Monday, November 10th 2014, 1:08

Russian military steps up risky manoeuvres in Europe
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Call to annul Russian 'LGBT wedding'

Sunday, November 9th 2014, 15:50

A lawmaker in the Russian city of St Petersburg seeks to annul a marriage between two women, one of whom was born male.
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Hopkins beaten on points by Kovalev

Sunday, November 9th 2014, 6:48
related places: Kovalev

Bernard Hopkins, 49, is beaten on points by Russia's Sergey Kovalev in their light-heavyweight unification bout.
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VIDEO: Are Kazakhstan and Russia in step?

Sunday, November 9th 2014, 5:11
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan

The BBC's Abdujalil Abdurasulov reports from northern Kazakhstan on the country's relationship with Russia.
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Nervous Kazakhstan 'sensitive' about Ukraine question

Sunday, November 9th 2014, 1:23
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan, Ukraine Ukraine

Russia-Ukraine crisis jangles nerves in Kazakhstan
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The American who turned Ugly Betty into a Russian

Sunday, November 9th 2014, 1:04
related countries: United States United States

The American who turned Ugly Betty into a Russian
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Ukraine says tanks cross from Russia

Friday, November 7th 2014, 22:58

An armoured column including 32 tanks and 30 trucks has crossed the border into Ukraine from Russia, security officials in Kiev say.
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Rouble rises on talk of urgent action

Friday, November 7th 2014, 15:34

The rouble recovers lost ground as Russia's central bank says it could take action "at any moment" to prop up the currency.
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Russia rejects claim over Putin ally

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 18:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Kremlin, President

The Kremlin dismisses US allegations of money laundering against a close associate of President Putin as another attack on the Russian president.
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Russia opens oil price-fixing probe

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 11:11

Russian state inspectors open an inquiry into major Russian oil firms suspected of market rigging to push up petrol prices nationally.
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Pellegrini admits Man City 'crisis'

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 23:23

Manager Manuel Pellegrini admits Manchester City are suffering "a crisis of confidence" after losing to CSKA Moscow.
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Manchester City 1-2 CSKA Moscow

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 22:06

Manchester City are in danger of Champions League elimination as they lose to CSKA Moscow and have two men sent off.
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Children dead in new Ukraine violence

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 18:24
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Two teenagers were killed and four hurt while playing football at a school in eastern Ukraine, amid fears that a fragile ceasefire is falling apart.
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Portugal escorts Russian ship away

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 18:09
related countries: Portugal Portugal

A Portuguese navy ship escorts a Russian oceanic research vessel away from Portugal's coastal economic zone amid new East-West tensions.
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'Russian Taliban' in US court trial

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 2:52
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

A former Russian army officer who is alleged to have fought for the Taliban in Afghanistan appears in a US court on terrorism charges.
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Russia under fire over rebel vote

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 21:52
related countries: Germany Germany, Ukraine Ukraine

Germany says Russian backing for the outcome of elections held by rebels in Ukraine's two eastern regions is "incomprehensible".
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Calls to sack coach over 'racism'

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 17:57

African players at Russian club FC Rostov are demanding the dismissal of coach Igor Gamula over alleged racist comments.
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Russian iPhone statue dismantled

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 16:14

A Russian company that put up a giant iPhone statue in memory of Steve Jobs takes it down again, after the new head of Apple came out as gay.
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VIDEO: Separatist wins vote in east Ukraine

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 14:23
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

A pro-Russian separatist wins a leadership vote in eastern Ukraine, in an election which has been widely condemned.
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EU condemns Ukraine rebel poll

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 1:50
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Elections held by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine are "a new obstacle on the path towards peace", the European Union says.
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Ukraine separatists hold elections

Sunday, November 2nd 2014, 22:32
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine hold elections denounced by the West as "illegitimate", with rebel leaders tipped to win the polls.
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VIDEO: Ukraine separatists to hold polls

Sunday, November 2nd 2014, 7:11
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine are holding elections denounced by the West as as "illegitimate".
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Why are Ukraine separatist elections controversial?

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 8:51
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Pro-Russian rebel elections seen as truce violation
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VIDEO: Russia and Ukraine agree gas deal

Friday, October 31st 2014, 3:21
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Russia has agreed to resume gas supplies to Ukraine over the winter in a deal brokered by the European Union.
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Russia-Ukraine deal secures EU gas

Friday, October 31st 2014, 1:08
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Russia will resume gas deliveries to Ukraine this winter in a deal brokered by the European Union, which will also safeguard supplies to EU countries.
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Russian planes test Nato defences

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 15:00

Why Russian planes are keeping Nato pilots busy
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RAF jets intercept cargo plane

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 21:30

Two RAF jets create a sonic boom as they intercept a Latvian cargo plane over Kent and accompany it to Stansted Airport.
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Russia 'steps up' military flights

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 20:33

Nato reports an "unusual" increase in Russian military aircraft conducting manoeuvres over European airspace over the last two days.
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France denies Russia warship move

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 18:05
related countries: France France

France denies reports that it is ready to go ahead with the controversial delivery of a helicopter carrier to the Russian navy.
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VIDEO: Russia's 39,000-year-old mammoth

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 15:05
related places: Moscow

A 39,000 year-old baby mammoth named Yuka has been put in display in central Moscow making it the best preserved mammoth in palaeontology.
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US warns Russia on Ukraine rebel vote

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 23:36
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, United States United States

US Secretary of State John Kerry warns Russia that it will violate international agreements if it recognises an election planned by rebels in eastern Ukraine.
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Dutch ask Russia for MH17 'evidence'

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 17:14
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Ukraine Ukraine

Dutch investigators ask Russia to surrender evidence it claims to have showing a Ukrainian fighter jet in the same area as flight MH17 when it was shot down.
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Russia supports Ukraine rebel vote

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 13:02
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Russia says it will recognise the results of controversial rebel elections in eastern Ukraine, planned for 2 November.
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BP profits hit by Russia problems

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 10:06

BP's quarterly profits fall 21% to $3bn as the falling value of the rouble and lower oil prices take their toll.
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Taking selfies 'spreads head lice'

Monday, October 27th 2014, 12:59

Getting too close to another person's hair is the 'main reason' for lice spreading, Russian health agency says.
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Pro-Western blocs 'win Ukraine poll'

Sunday, October 26th 2014, 22:04
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Pro-Western parties will dominate Ukraine's parliament after the first elections to the body since February's revolution, exit polls suggest.
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VIDEO: Russia turns back clocks for good

Saturday, October 25th 2014, 22:48

Russia prepares to turn back the clocks, moving the country on to "permanent winter time" - a move which has divided opinion
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Russian clocks go back for last time

Saturday, October 25th 2014, 17:36

After experimenting with permanent summer hours, Russia is adopting permanent winter hours due to fewer hours of daylight in the north.
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Russia 'helped Yanukovych to flee'

Friday, October 24th 2014, 21:01
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Vladimir Putin says for the first time that Russia helped Ukraine's ex-President Viktor Yanukovych to flee after he was ousted in February.
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Ukraine-Russia 'consensus' over gas

Friday, October 24th 2014, 18:29
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine and Russia find "consensus" on a deal to end their gas dispute, according to the boss of Ukraine's state gas firm.
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Air chiefs quit over Total boss death

Thursday, October 23rd 2014, 9:32
related countries: France France
related places: Vnukovo

The head of Russia's Vnukovo airport and his deputy resign after a plane crash that killed the head of France's Total, Christophe de Margerie.
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Nato jets 'intercept Russian plane'

Thursday, October 23rd 2014, 8:08

Nato warplanes have intercepted a Russian spy plane over the Baltic Sea, the alliance says, amid heightened tensions between the West and Russia.
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'No rules broken over fans ban'

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 18:49

Uefa says no rules were broken despite fans being at the game between CSKA Moscow and Manchester City.
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Total plane crash driver 'got lost'

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 11:57
related places: Moscow

A snowplough driver at a Moscow airport says he lost his bearings before a collision with a plane that killed Total oil boss Christophe de Margerie.
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Total names new heads after boss dies

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 11:51
related places: Moscow

Oil giant Total appoints a new chief executive and new chairman to replace Christophe de Margerie who died in a plane crash in Moscow on Monday.
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Kompany angered by away fans ban

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 6:44

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany says it was unfair to exclude away fans after a 2-2 Champions League draw at CSKA Moscow.
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VIDEO: 'Negligence' behind Total boss death

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 22:37
related places: Moscow

Russian investigators have said "criminal negligence" caused the crash at a Moscow airport that resulted in the death of Total's chief executive.
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CSKA Moscow 2-2 Man City

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 18:51

Manchester City surrender a two-goal lead to draw at CSKA Moscow, leaving their Champions League hopes in the balance.
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'Negligence' behind Total boss death

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 17:45

Russian investigators say "criminal negligence" caused the crash that killed the boss of oil firm Total and the three crew members of his private jet.
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Total boss dies in Moscow air crash

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 10:28
related countries: France France
related places: Moscow, Vnukovo

Christophe de Margerie, chief executive of French oil company Total since 2007, has died after his plane crashed during take-off in Moscow.
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VIDEO: 'The rebels beat me with guns'

Monday, October 20th 2014, 23:45
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

In the first part of his road trip across Ukraine ahead of parliamentary elections, Steve Rosenberg meets a candidate who was persecuted by pro-Russian rebels.
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VIDEO: Donetsk rocked by chemical plant blast

Monday, October 20th 2014, 19:15
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Donetsk

A powerful explosion at a chemical plant in the rebel-held city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine has reverberated across the city.
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Sweden steps up 'mystery sub' hunt

Monday, October 20th 2014, 17:27
related countries: Sweden Sweden
related places: Stockholm

Sweden steps up its search in waters off Stockholm and tells some civilian vessels to leave the area amid suspicions of a Russian submarine.
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Kobayashi's Caterham safety 'scare'

Monday, October 20th 2014, 14:58

Kamui Kobayashi admitted to being "seriously troubled" about the safety of his Caterham during the Russian GP weekend.
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Amnesty deplores abuses in Ukraine

Monday, October 20th 2014, 14:12
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Amnesty International finds evidence of atrocities committed by both warring sides in eastern Ukraine, but not on the scale reported by Russia.
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VIDEO: Russian racism casts shadow on World Cup

Monday, October 20th 2014, 13:14

FIFA has said that Russia's preparations for hosting the World Cup in 2018 are "on track" so far.
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Russian rouble weakens on downgrade

Monday, October 20th 2014, 10:23

The Russian rouble weakens further against the dollar after Moody's downgrades its credit rating, blaming the economic damage caused by sanctions.
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Disabled ship tugged away from Canada

Sunday, October 19th 2014, 21:37

A Russian container ship drifting powerless with hundreds of tons of fuel on board is being pulled away from the Canadian coast after fears of an oil spill.
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Russia denies submarine incident

Sunday, October 19th 2014, 21:13
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Russia denies that one of its submarines got into trouble off Sweden, after reports of suspicious activity in the Baltic.
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Serena angered by 'sexist' slur

Sunday, October 19th 2014, 8:19

Serena Williams criticises Russian Tennis Federation president Shamil Tarpischev for making "sexist and racist" comments.
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VIDEO: 'Foreign activity' in Swedish waters?

Sunday, October 19th 2014, 7:31
related countries: Sweden Sweden, Ukraine Ukraine

Sweden has boosted its military presence in the Stockholm Archipelago, amid rising tension between Russia and Scandinavian countries over the Ukraine crisis.
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Drifting fuel ship towed from coast

Saturday, October 18th 2014, 9:04
related countries: Canada Canada, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A 135-metre Russian container ship drifting powerless with hundreds of tons of fuel on board is being towed away from the Canada coast.
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Russian boss fined for Williams jibe

Saturday, October 18th 2014, 7:32

Russian tennis boss Shamil Tarpischev is fined £15,500 for referring to Serena and Venus as "the Williams brothers".
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Rolls-Royce warns of falling revenue

Friday, October 17th 2014, 18:09

Shares in engineering firm Rolls-Royce fall 11.5% after the company warns of falling revenues as trade sanctions against Russia begin to bite.
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'No breakthrough' in Ukraine talks

Friday, October 17th 2014, 17:49
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The presidents of Russia and Ukraine hold talks with EU leaders, with no apparent breakthrough on how to resolve the crisis in Ukraine.
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Poland arrests two 'Russian spies'

Friday, October 17th 2014, 16:19
related countries: Poland Poland

The authorities in Poland arrest a Polish army officer and a lawyer on suspicion that they spied for Russia.
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'Buy Russian' campaign defies food embargo

Friday, October 17th 2014, 10:33

Russians replace Western brands to defy sanctions
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Putin drops in on Berlusconi

Friday, October 17th 2014, 9:30
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Milan

Russian President Vladimir Putin pays a late-night visit to disgraced Italian ex-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi in the middle of a summit in Milan.
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Serbia's balancing act between Russia and EU

Friday, October 17th 2014, 8:35

Serbia's balancing act between Russia and the EU
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VIDEO: The changing Russian menu

Thursday, October 16th 2014, 23:05

After President Putin banned fresh food imports from the West, Russian menus began to change. Now, many believe the sanctions will boost the local economy, as Sarah Rainsford reports.
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Is the oil crash a secret US war on Russia?

Thursday, October 16th 2014, 17:11
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

Is there a US-Saudi conspiracy behind the recent oil crash?
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Putin attends Serb military parade

Thursday, October 16th 2014, 15:59
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro, United States United States
related places: Belgrade

Vladimir Putin stresses Russia's support for Serbia at Belgrade's first military parade in decades, amid continuing friction between Russia and the West.
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Russia's gas fight with Ukraine

Thursday, October 16th 2014, 1:03
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Why did Russia cut off Ukraine's gas and will it turn it back on?
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VIDEO: The cyber tattoo that 'plays' music

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 23:36

BBC Click talks to Russian artist Dmitry Morozov about his tattoo that "plays" music
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