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06 March 2015
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McDonald’s, Coca Cola Get 85% of Raw Materials in Russia – Former Finance Minister
Former Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin claims that McDonald's and Coca Cola get up to 85 percent of their raw materials from Russian enterprises so it is important that the two companies do not leave the country's market to save jobs.
Russia to Send Humanitarian Aid to Donetsk, Help Explosion Victims Families
Emergencies Ministry said that Russia is preparing another humanitarian aid convoy for Donetsk region, will help the families of the workers killed in the Wednesday explosion at the Zasyadko coal mine.
Crimea’s Reunification with Russia Saved Locals from Human Rights Abuses
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov claims that Crimea's reunification with Russia saved the people of the peninsula from human rights violations that are now commonplace in Ukraine.
Moscow Ranks 17th Most Popular City Among Rich
A report by the world's leading independent property adviser revealed that Moscow was ranked 17th among the world’s 40 most popular cities for financial tycoons.
YouTubers Rejoice: Dashcam Maker to Sell Russian Cops 200,000 Body Cameras
Russian dashcam maker ByteErg plans to supply 200,000 body cameras to Russian police departments after two year of tests proved successful.
Nine People Currently Held in Moscow Jails Suspected of Espionage, Treason
Since January 2014, the Lefortovo court in Moscow authorized the arrest of seven people charged with state treason and two people charged with espionage, according to a spokeswoman for the Moscow City Court.
Russia's Major Economic Forum to Focus on Cybersecurity
The upcoming St.Petersburg International Economic Forum will focus on problems of cybersecurity and attracting investment in terms of current geopolitical situation.
Russian Artillery Deploys Covertly, Launches Strikes in Baltic Exercise
The Baltic Sea Fleet's gunners began exercises on Thursday which will involve the covert deployment of Grad multiple rocket launchers and self-propelled artilery.
Gazprom Space Systems to Scrub Contracts with French Satellite Providers
French manufacturers of satellite equipment are beginning to lose business, as Russian satellite operator Gazprom has decided to evaluate its business relationships in light of changes in economic circumstances.
Survey Shows Putin Would Win Snap Presidential Elections
The survey conducted by Russia's Levada Center showed that 55 percent of those surveyed would cast their ballot for Putin, when given an open-ended question.
Moscow Invites All NATO Members to Russian Security Conference in April
Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov stated that Russian Defense Ministry has invited all NATO countries to an April conference on security in Moscow and some have accepted the invitation.
Over 2,000 Russian Anti-Air Defense Soldiers Begin Drills in Crimea
More than 2,000 Russian anti-air defense soldiers started exercises in the country’s south, the Russian Defense Ministry’s South Military Region’s press service announced Thursday.
Russian EMERCOM Ready to Assist Ukraine in Zasyadko Mine Rescue Work
Russian Emergencies Minister Vladimir Puchkov said that the Russian Emergencies Ministry is offering help to Ukraine in conducting search and rescue work at the Zasyadko coal mine.
Constitutional Reform Only Way to Establish Peace in Ukraine – Duma Speaker
State Duma Speaker Sergei Naryshkin said that a constitutional reform in Ukraine is the only chance to establish long-lasting peace in the country.
Moscow Court Authorizes Arrest of Sakhalin Governor on Suspicion of Bribery
Moscow’s Basmanny District Court authorized the arrest of Alexander Khoroshavin on suspicion of involvement in a bribery scheme.
Sakhalin Governor Denies Corruption Charges During Preliminary Hearings
Khoroshavin denied accusations of bribery during preliminary court hearings in Moscow.
Sakhalin Bribery Allegation Leads to Arrest Warrant for Governor's Aide
Judge Natalia Mushnikova ruled that Andrei Ikramov should be kept in pre-trial detention until April 27 and will face official charges in the next 10 days.
Russian Soldiers to Be Fingerprinted to Receive Meals - Reports
The fingerprint-based system will help soldiers avoid having to wait in long lines during meal breaks.
Commissioner Calls on Putin to Take Tougher Line on Pedophiles
Russian children's rights commissioner Pavel Astakhov called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to introduce stricter punishments for people who commit sexual offenses against children. Astakhov proposed to establish lifelong monitoring of persons convicted of such crimes.
New US Sanctions Won't Change Russia's Foreign Policy
New US sanctions not only harm the global economy, but also won't force Russia to change its stance on foreign policy issues, the Russian President's Press Secretary announced.
Police Check Lippert Attacker’s Ties to North Korea
Crude Oil Train Derails, Catches Fire in Illinois, Evacuation Announced
Former Panama Supreme Court Judge Sentenced to 5 Years for Corruption
US Continues Criminal Probe into WikiLeaks in Pursuit of Whistleblowers
UN Security Council Set to Vote on Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria
Russian Jets Penetrate NATO Ships' Air Defenses in Black Sea
Russian Military Unveils Revolutionary Electronic Warfare System
Killer Names: The Funny Side of Some of Russia's Most Lethal Weaponry
US Commander in Europe Panics, Goes on Bizarre Anti-Putin Rant
Best-Kept Nazi Secret Revealed? Man Claims He Knows Location of Amber Room
Pedal to the Metal: Geneva International Motor Show 2015
The Mistral-Class Helicopter Carrier
Do you agree with King Abdullah of Jordan who called the ISIL threat a ‘third world war’?
Yes, threats of terrorism have reached a point where everyone must unite in a firm military response
No, we are nowhere near a large-scale world war
I believe that the WWIII will be unleashed not by ISIL but by other forces