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Tbilisi says Russia trying to annex Georgia's breakaway regions
Georgian Foreign Minister David Bakradze accused Russia on Wednesday of trying to annex the country's unrecognized republics.
Libya to pay $4.6 bln debt to Russia - finance minister
Russia and Libya have agreed that Tripoli will repay Moscow $4.6 billion in outstanding Soviet-era debt, Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin said on Wednesday.
Russia dismisses Ukraine's reports on fleet withdrawal talks
Reports by Kiev that consultations on the withdrawal of Russia's Black Sea Fleet from Ukraine are due to start this summer are untrue, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.
Russia, Iran will continue to observe Soviet-era Caspian treaty
Japan PM cancels European tour, but will visit Russia Apr. 25 - 2
Putin orders aid for population in Georgia's breakaway regions
Russia's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday the president has instructed that measures be drawn up to provide support for the population in Georgia's breakaway regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
Three killed, one injured in helicopter crash in Urals
Three people have been killed and one injured in a helicopter crash in the Perm Territory in Russia's Urals, the company that owns the helicopter, Gazpromavia, said on Wednesday.
Cosmetic chain Arbat Prestige to close outlets in St. Petersburg
Talks on Russian fleet withdrawal from Ukraine to start in June
Moscow and Kiev will start consultations on the withdrawal of the Russian Black Sea Fleet from Ukraine in June this year, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry's spokesman said on Wednesday.
Military denies shootout in Chechnya with president's convoy
Russian mobile operator MTS posts 90% rise in 2007 net profit
Russia to build nuclear plant in Baltic exclave with foreign help -2
Greek prime minister to visit Moscow late April
Russia to build nuclear plant in Baltic exclave
Russia plans to build a nuclear power plant in its Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad with the participation of European companies, the head of nuclear power agency Rosatom announced on Wednesday.
Second probe against Yukos co-founders extended until Aug. 2
France's Belvedere could purchase Russian distillery - paper
Russian works fetch $36 million at Sotherby's New York art sale
Russia could sign $2-4 bln arms contracts with Libya
Russia's potential arms contracts with Libya could be worth between $2 bln and $4 bln, a Russian defense analyst said on Wednesday.
Russia's Severstal-Avto posts 52% net profit growth in 2007
Sputnik Launches iOS, Android Mobile Apps
Mine Explosion in East Ukraine: Fate of 47 Miners Unknown
HRW Calls on Azerbaijan to Release Human Rights Activists
China’s Defense Budget to Grow by 10% in 2015
At Least 27 Houthis Dead in Suspected Al-Qaeda Attacks in Yemen
US to Deploy Six National Guard Companies to Ukraine This Week
Texas Town Sees 61% Drop in Crime After Kicking Out Cops
Some of the CCTV Cameras at Nemtsov Murder Site Were Shut Off – Media
Obama Threatened to Shoot Down Israeli Attack Jets - Report
Witness Describes Killer of Russian Politician Boris Nemtsov
Pedal to the Metal: Geneva International Motor Show 2015
How To Lose Friends And Alienate People
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