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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
Germany Denies Entry to Russian Bikers On Victory Day Motocross
UN Urges Indonesia to Impose Moratorium on Death Penalty
Jeff Bezos Made $5B on Friday
Russian Sanctions to Be Extended Unless Minsk Deal Fulfilled – Estonian PM
Live: Protest Gathers to Shut City Down Over Death of Freddie Gray (Video)
Did NASA Mistakenly Create a Warp Field?
Russia and Argentina Sign Energy Deals Worth Billions
Russia to Showcase Top-Notch Armored Vehicles at V-Day Parade
Liberland Set to Become New Hong Kong: Prosperous and Wealthy
Pentagon’s New Pipe Dream: An Affordable Next Generation Bomber
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How do you think the Mediterranean migrant crisis should be handled?
Send Navy patrols to intercept migrants and escort them back home
Carry out search-and-rescue operations and fund refugee camps in Europe
Support their home countries to stop migrants from leaving
Arrest them when they arrive, and send them back home immediately