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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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Putin seeks to ease economic fears

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 12:32

President Vladimir Putin seeks to ease fears over Russia's economy, insisting that the dramatic fall in the rouble will stabilise.
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VIDEO: Russians splash out to beat rouble fall

Wednesday, December 17th 2014, 22:28

As the Russian rouble falls in value - and prices for imported goods looks set to rise - Russians have been flocking to the stores, to spend their cash on durable goods.
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Russia plans new action over rouble

Wednesday, December 17th 2014, 16:32

Russia says it is planning new measures to stabilise the rouble after its slump against the dollar.
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Russian media note panic over rouble

Wednesday, December 17th 2014, 15:42

Bleak predictions in Russian media as currency plunges
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Apple halts Russian online sales

Wednesday, December 17th 2014, 12:27

Technology giant Apple says it cannot currently sell products online in Russia because the rouble's value is too volatile for it to set prices.
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VIDEO: Simpson: What's behind rouble's fall?

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 23:58

Russia raises its key interest rate from 10.5% to 17% in an effort to ease the rouble's recent fall in value.
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Obama will sign new Russia sanctions

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 21:39

President Obama will sign a bill imposing new Russian sanctions despite reservations, the White House says.
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Rouble in free-fall despite rate rise

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 15:20

The rouble crashes to new record lows in Tuesday trading, hitting 79 roubles to the dollar, despite a dramatic rise in Russian interest rates.
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Russia in shock 17% rate rise move

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 9:04

The Russian central bank announces a huge rise in its key interest rate - from 10.5% to 17% - to try to stem the rouble's rapid fall in value.
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Gay Russians in fear as attacks increase

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 1:49

Gay Russians see big rise in homophobia
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VIDEO: Russia gay community scared by new law

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 0:01

Gay rights groups in Russia say that there has been a marked increase in homophobic harassment and attacks, since a new law made it a crime to spread "gay propaganda".
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Russian rouble falls to new low

Monday, December 15th 2014, 15:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Western

The Russian rouble drops to a new low against the US dollar, as falling oil prices and Western sanctions continue to weigh on the country.
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Russia 'ignoring' anti-gay attacks

Monday, December 15th 2014, 13:12

Russia's authorities are failing to prevent an increase in homophobic attacks, Human Rights Watch warns.
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Russia and US discuss Middle East

Sunday, December 14th 2014, 22:41
related countries: Israel Israel, Italy Italy, United States United States
related places: Rome

US Secretary of State John Kerry meets his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, in Rome on the eve of talks with the Israeli prime minister.
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Chechnya human rights office burnt

Sunday, December 14th 2014, 15:31

Attackers set alight the office of one of the few human rights groups active in Russia's Chechen Republic, after it criticises President Kadyrov.
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VIDEO: Russia's Christmas tree diplomacy

Sunday, December 14th 2014, 11:38
related countries: France France
related places: Notre-Dame

Russia donates a Christmas tree to the Notre Dame cathedral in France, following an appeal for help.
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Ukraine 'must double' defence budget

Friday, December 12th 2014, 20:33
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine must double its military budget next year to $3bn to fund the fight against pro-Russian rebels, the defence minister says.
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Stray cat enjoys $1,000 fish feast

Friday, December 12th 2014, 11:03

Moggie gets its paws on marine delicacies after breaking into a Russian airport's fish counter.
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Bulgaria ponders lost pipeline chance

Friday, December 12th 2014, 2:16

How Bulgaria sees the scuppered Russian gas deal
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Russia and India agree nuclear deal

Thursday, December 11th 2014, 13:48
related countries: India India

Russia has agreed to build India at least 10 more nuclear reactors, says Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi after energy talks in Delhi.
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Russian Baltic moves 'unprecedented'

Thursday, December 11th 2014, 10:59
related countries: Poland Poland

Poland complains of "unprecedented" Russian military activity in the Baltic Sea region, saying Nato is being tested but is not at risk of attack.
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Moscow won't see 'Eye of Sauron'

Wednesday, December 10th 2014, 12:12
related places: Moscow

An creative art group scraps plans to erect a giant glowing globe in Moscow's business district after complaints.
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Moldova arrests 'uranium smugglers'

Tuesday, December 9th 2014, 17:18
related countries: Moldova Moldova

Seven people are arrested in Moldova on suspicion of smuggling uranium worth $2.1m (£1.3m; €1.7m) from Russia.
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Russia admits action to buoy rouble

Tuesday, December 9th 2014, 11:15

Russia's central bank admits it intervened to support the rouble last week spending a total of $4.53bn in the currency markets.
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Russian soprano reaches out to rebels

Monday, December 8th 2014, 19:09
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Russian opera singer and international star Anna Netrebko gives 1m roubles (£12,000) to a theatre in rebel-held Ukraine and poses with a rebel flag.
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Doping claims damaging - Lord Coe

Monday, December 8th 2014, 18:59

Lord Coe has admitted that allegations of systematic doping in Russian athletics are damaging the sport.
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Taxi firm Russifies drivers' names

Monday, December 8th 2014, 16:21

A Russian taxi company changes its drivers' non-Slav names, to see if it makes a difference to customer reviews.
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Russian liberal TV forced out

Monday, December 8th 2014, 12:39
related places: Moscow

The best-known liberal TV channel in Russia is told to quit its rented studios in Moscow while another private channel faces closure.
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Merkel condemns Russia 'interfering'

Sunday, December 7th 2014, 10:32
related countries: Germany Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel accuses Russia of interfering in countries seeking closer EU ties, in a newspaper interview.
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Putin 'has hope' for Ukraine truce

Saturday, December 6th 2014, 23:07
related countries: France France, Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Moscow

Russia's Vladimir Putin hopes a permanent ceasefire will soon be agreed in Ukraine, after Moscow talks with French counterpart Francois Hollande.
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Athletes 'suspect' Russian doping

Saturday, December 6th 2014, 13:46

Former hurdles world champion Dai Greene says Russia doping allegations are "disturbing", but do not come as a surprise.
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Russians may sue over doping claims

Friday, December 5th 2014, 22:50

The Russian Athletics Federation says it may take legal action following doping and corruption allegations.
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VIDEO: Elgin Marbles statue loaned to Russia

Friday, December 5th 2014, 19:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British Museum loans one of the Elgin Marbles for the first time, as Will Gompertz reports.
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Elgin loan 'affront to Greek people'

Friday, December 5th 2014, 14:30
related countries: Greece Greece, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Greek prime minister says the British Museum's decision to loan one of the Elgin Marbles to Russia is "an affront" to the Greek people.
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Elgin Marbles statue loaned to Russia

Friday, December 5th 2014, 12:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British Museum has lent one of the Elgin Marbles to the Hermitage Museum in Russia - the first time one of the disputed Greek relics has gone on loan.
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Is economic malaise Putin's biggest challenge yet?

Friday, December 5th 2014, 1:18
related places: Is

Is economic malaise a threat to Russia's president?
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New initiative on Ukraine ceasefire

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 20:24
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine's president announces a new initiative to try to shore up a ceasefire with pro-Russian rebels in the east of the country.
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Russia doping claims sicken Meadows

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 17:39

Jenny Meadows says claims of cheating among Russian athletes would be "biggest doping scandal of all time" if true.
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Putin warns Russians of hard times

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 15:58

President Putin warns Russians to brace for hard times, days after the rouble suffers its biggest fall since the late 1990s.
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'Majority of Russian athletes dope'

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 13:02
related countries: Germany Germany

The World Anti-Doping Agency says it will "fully investigate" claims of systematic Russian doping made on German TV.
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Rebel attack rocks Chechen capital

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 11:22
related places: Chechen

Rebel gunmen shoot their way into the heavily fortified Chechen capital, Grozny, in a night-time attack which has left as many as 16 people dead.
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Rouble hits new low against dollar

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 17:49

The rouble hits fresh lows against the dollar and the euro amid reports that Russia central bank is intervening to support the currency.
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Remembering Russia's unknown soldiers

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 12:42

Russia remembers its unknown World War Two soldiers
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Kalashnikov rifle gets makeover

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 2:38
related places: Moscow

The Russian manufacturer of the AK-47 assault rifle unveils a new look for its guns, as well as a new logo, at a glitzy event in Moscow.
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Ukraine shelling dashes truce hopes

Tuesday, December 2nd 2014, 18:34
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The Ukrainian military says pro-Russian rebels have attacked its forces again at Donetsk airport despite earlier ceasefire talks.
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Russia warns of recession in 2015

Tuesday, December 2nd 2014, 14:59
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The Russian government warns the economy will fall into recession next year as Western sanctions over Ukraine and falling oil prices begin to bite.
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Hope fades for missing S Korea ship

Tuesday, December 2nd 2014, 10:23
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Hopes fade of finding 52 sailors missing from a South Korean trawler off Russia after at least one empty lifeboat is found.
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Russia drops gas pipeline plan

Monday, December 1st 2014, 19:03

Russian President Vladimir Putin says the proposed South Stream gas pipeline will not go ahead, blaming opposition from the EU.
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Pro-EU parties edge Moldova poll

Monday, December 1st 2014, 18:10
related countries: Moldova Moldova

Latest results from Moldova's parliamentary elections show that pro-EU parties have a narrow lead over those backing closer ties with Russia.
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New battle rages at Donetsk airport

Monday, December 1st 2014, 15:08
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Donetsk

Ukraine says its troops still hold Donetsk airport despite what it describes as an intensive assault by rebels backed by Russian special forces.
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South Korea boat sinks off Russia

Monday, December 1st 2014, 10:55
related countries: North Korea North Korea

One person has died and at least 52 are missing after a South Korean fishing boat sank off Russia's far eastern Chukotka peninsula, officials say.
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Russian cinema's bleak new 'masterpiece' bucks backlash

Monday, December 1st 2014, 2:11

Bleak new Russian 'masterpiece' bucks backlash
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Russians protest against health cuts

Sunday, November 30th 2014, 16:32
related places: Moscow

Thousands of Russians hold marches in Moscow and other cities in protest against health reforms involving hospital closures and job losses.
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How buckwheat sheds light on Russia's soul

Friday, November 28th 2014, 21:17

The grain that tells you a lot about Russia's state of mind
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Mickey Rourke wins boxing match

Friday, November 28th 2014, 19:38
related places: Moscow

Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke wins an exhibition boxing match in Moscow after returning to the ring for the first time in 20 years.
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Russia scraps foreign film cap

Friday, November 28th 2014, 15:43

Proposed plans to cut the number of foreign films shown in Russian cinemas by 50% are shelved by Russia's parliament.
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Russia warships pass through Channel

Friday, November 28th 2014, 13:48
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A flotilla of Russian warships passes through the English Channel in what British and French officials describe as an annual visit.
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VIDEO: Anti-gay Russian gangs film wins award

Friday, November 28th 2014, 12:38

As part of the Rory Peck Awards, the 2014 special Sony Impact Prize went to Ben Steele for his documentary which investigates the Russian vigilantes intimidating the country's gay community.
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VIDEO: Putin's tiger 'raids Chinese farms'

Friday, November 28th 2014, 3:33
related countries: China China

A Siberian tiger, released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin, has apparently been killing animals on a Chinese farm.
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Russian oil industry facing deep freeze

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 1:56

Oil production in Russia is hard and getting harder
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Nato fears Russian Black Sea control

Wednesday, November 26th 2014, 15:14

Nato's top commander warns that Russia's increased military presence in the annexed region of Crimea could be used to control the Black Sea.
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Passengers 'push frozen plane'

Wednesday, November 26th 2014, 11:32

People on board a flight in Russia get out and push the aircraft after its braking system freezes.
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France puts Russian warship on hold

Tuesday, November 25th 2014, 15:20
related countries: France France, Ukraine Ukraine

France suspends "until further notice" the delivery of a helicopter carrier to the Russian navy because of continuing violence in eastern Ukraine.
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VIDEO: Rapping for Putin

Tuesday, November 25th 2014, 0:26

Two Moscow Africans and their love of Russia's president
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Ukraine 'will hold Nato referendum'

Monday, November 24th 2014, 15:54
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine's president says he intends to hold a referendum on joining Nato, in a move likely to anger Russia.
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Falling oil price costs Russia $100bn

Monday, November 24th 2014, 13:38

The falling oil price is costing Russia up to $100bn a year, while Western sanctions have hit the country by a further $40bn, its finance minister says.
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'Miracle on ice' coach Tikhonov dies

Monday, November 24th 2014, 10:46
related places: Tikhonov

Russian ice hockey coach Viktor Tikhonov - in charge of the Soviet team for the 'miracle on ice' defeat - has passed away.
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West 'seeks Russia regime change'

Saturday, November 22nd 2014, 18:09
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Moscow

Western sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine are aimed at forcing regime change in Moscow, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says.
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Biden warns Russia faces 'isolation'

Friday, November 21st 2014, 21:11
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, United States United States
related places: Kiev

US Vice-President Joe Biden, on a visit to Kiev, warns Russia of "greater isolation" as Ukraine marks a year since the start of its revolution.
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VIDEO: Can Russia and the West reconcile?

Friday, November 21st 2014, 6:11
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Moscow

One year on from the Ukrainian protests which toppled Viktor Yanukovych, John Simpson visits Moscow's Red Square to consider how serious the divide between Moscow and the West has become.
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Russian site lists breached webcams

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 9:04

Privacy watchdogs are warning the public about a Russian website that provides links to breached baby monitors, webcams and CCTV feeds.
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Culture war divides Russia's music stars

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 0:54
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Culture war over Ukraine splits Russia's music stars
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VIDEO: Putin spokesman: We have 'red lines'

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 11:06

President Putin's chief spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, has told the BBC that Russia has red lines in Europe that it will not allow to be crossed
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Merkel toughens tone with Putin

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 2:43
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Moscow

Is German leader's patience with Moscow running out?
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'Police reindeer' option for Arctic

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 12:09

Police in Russia's far north could patrol with reindeer, considered more reliable than snowmobiles.
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