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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon holds joint press conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Sochi.
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Russia sold advanced Yakhont antiship cruise missiles to Syrian President Bashar Assad, outfitted with an advanced guidance system that makes them more effective than the older version of the missile Russia sold to Syria, The New York Times cited two American officials as saying on Thursday.
NBC made it official Friday, announcing that original Voice coaches Christina Aguilera and CeeLo Green will return for the fall cycle.
To compensate the losses caused by the severe hail-fall on May 12 in Armavir region, government allowed the Minister of Economy to acquire seeds of various cultured plants from "Skifagro" company and give them to the regional administration of Armavir region for granting it to those villagers of the region who mostly suffered loss of harvest as a ... (more)
The 17-year contract on the transit of Azerbaijani oil through Russian territory has been ceased.
Rosneft signed an agreement with the Volkswagen Group Rus signed an agreement aimed at the development of the compressed natural gas market in Russia, as well as the CNG-powered vehicles market.
Justice Minister Tzipi Livni on Friday criticized Russia for sending arms to the Syrian regime, stating that "the transfer of arms to Syria is clearly not positive and does not contribute to the stability of the region," according to AFP.
Highlights of the year-round schedule - which will be bolstered in February on the heels of the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia - include "Believe," a new drama from J.J. Abrams and Alfonso Cuaron; the return of three-time Emmy winner James Spader in action thriller "The Blacklist"; and a comedy lineup that includes new series from "Friday Night ... (more)
Senior Israeli official tells the 'New York Times' Israel will continue action to prevent transfer of weapons from Syria; Putin, Netanyahu agree to continue contacts on Syria; IDF intelligence head joins PM in meeting.
Russia estimates that about 200 of its citizens are fighting alongside Syrian rebels and fears that they could carry out militant attacks once they return, the head of its main security agency said on Wednesday.
Anatol Liabedzka , the chairman of the United Civil Party , spoke to charter97.org about the Belarusian dictator's cancelled visit to Sochi.
Georgia is doing everything to reset relations with Russia, Prime Minister of Georgia Bidzina Ivanishvili said in an interview with the Euronews reporter Natalia Richardson-Vikulina. "Georgia has lost 20 per cent of its territory and we will do everything to regain it.
PRETORIA: President Jacob Zuma will visit Russia later this week for talks with counterpart Vladimir Putin, South African officials said yesterday, the latest sign of rapidly deepening ties between the two countries.
Heydar Aliyev preferred Armenian cognac 13:52, 13 May, 2013 YEREVAN, MAY 13, ARMENPRESS: After the Russian President presented the Prime Minister of Great Britain with an Armenian cognac in Sochi, a video appeared in the Internet proving that the former Azerbaijani president Heydar Aliyev preferred Armenian cognac.
Armenian Brandy State The Armenian society focused on the surprise meeting of the Russian president Putin and the prime minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron in Sochi because Putin gave Cameron a bottle of Armenian brandy.