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Bill on monuments not targeted against Russia-Polish minister
65 OSCE, 35 PACE observers to monitor Armenian elections - 1
Russian embassy in Iraq confirms Russian journalist's death - 1
Russia's embassy in Iraq has confirmed earlier reports that a Russian national died in the country Sunday.
Putin signs law to retain Red Army banner for parades
65 OSCE, 35 PACE observers to monitor Armenian elections
Late June, mid-July best for early polls-Ukraine's president
Ukraine's president said Monday late June or mid-July would be the most appropriate time for early parliamentary elections.
Gas supplies to Europe unaffected by blast in Ukraine - Gazprom
A blast, which earlier hit a Ukrainian stretch of Europe-bound natural gas pipeline owned by Russian energy giant Gazprom [RTS: GAZP] has not affected supplies to Europe, the company's press service said Monday.
Russia hopes for democratic resolution to Turkey crisis
Russia is closely following the developments in Turkey and hopes the political crisis will be resolved in accordance with constitutional norms and democratic principles, the Foreign Ministry spokesman said Monday.
Kazakh president urges space tech army overhaul
Russian MPs to refer war memorial concerns to PACE
Lawmakers will refer Russia's unease about the removal of a Soviet-era war memorial in Estonia and similar plans by other European states to PACE, the speaker of the lower house of parliament said Monday.
Researchers find meteorite fragments in Altai
Fitch downgrades Promsvyazbank's outlook to stable
Russian analysts warily optimistic over Sarkozy win
Nicolas Sarkozy's victory in France's presidential polls Sunday is unlikely to influence the country's traditionally amicable relations with Russia, but they may lack warmth, Russian analysts said in post-election comments.
Nigeria abductors demand $1.2 mln for release of Belarus woman
Abductors of a Belarusian woman in Nigeria have demanded $1.2 million for her release, a Russian embassy official in the oil-rich African state said Monday.
Russia forces development plan unaffected by U.S. missile shield
Russia's mid-tem military development program will not be reviewed despite U.S. plans to deploy a missile defense system in Central Europe, a Russian senior military official said Monday.
Evraz Group ups stake in South Africa's Highveld Steel to 54%
Belarus demands Nigeria ensure release of captured national
Coalition, opposition in Ukraine disagree on early election date
Ukraine's ruling coalition in parliament and the pro-presidential opposition party are debating a date for early elections, which the president and the premier agreed upon last week.
Soldier dies in St. Petersburg in apparent hazing attack
Russia's gold, forex reserves up 8.9% in April to $369 bln - CBR
Has Santa Forgotten Astronauts?
Pakistani Police Arrest Four Suspects of Peshawar School Attack
Sale of US Warships to Taiwan Violates China-US Agreements: Beijing
UK, French, German Citizens Wish to See EU Policy More Independent From US
Plan for Russian Military Equipment Import Substitutions for 2014 Complete
Putin Discusses Donbas Situation With Merkel, Hollande, Poroshenko: Kremlin
Putin Will Meet With Journalists at Annual Press Conference on December 18
Highlights of Putin's Big Annual Press Conference 2014
Obama Signs Ukraine Freedom Support Act: Psaki
EU Foreign Policy Chief Agrees to Impose New Sanctions Against Russia
This Week in Pictures
Obama Congratulates Jews on Hanukkah and Says American Released From Cuban Prison
International Migrants Day: the Ins and Outs of Migration Explained