12 hrs ago
Putin and Poroshenko meet for bilateral talks
The presidents of Russia and Ukraine met late Tuesday for their first bilateral talks at a much-anticipated summit in Minsk, which many voiced hopes may help bring an end to fighting between Kiev's forces and pro-Russian separatists in east Ukraine.
16 hrs ago
a Canada to Russia: 'We will defend our sovereignty in the Arctic'
Canada is ready for a confrontation with Russia if it expands its ambitions in the Arctic region, Foreign Minister John Baird told a Danish newspaper.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
RFE/RL Armenia Report - 08/21/2014
Thursday, August 21, 2014 Russia Encourages More Food Imports From Armenia Russia - A food supermarket in Novosibirsk, 7Aug2014.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Let them eat reindeer! Kremlin replaces banned US meat imports...
Schools and hospitals in Chukota - a far-flung region close to Alaska where football tycoon Roman Abramovich was once governor - are to be supplied from local herds to replace American imports.
Russian scientists to set up lab in Guinea to fight Ebola
A team of Russian virologists, epidemiologists and bacteriologists is leaving for Africa to organize laboratory diagnosis of the Ebola virus in Guinea, where the outbreak of the deadly fever is spreading fast.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
UPDATE 1-Russia's MD Medical expands with $46 mln Avicenna acquisition
Russian private healthcare company MD Medical Group plans to expand into the country's third-largest city Novosibirsk via a $45.5 million acquisition, its biggest so far.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Russian sanctions hit region's apples, pears - Sat, 09 Aug 2014 PST
The Russian ban on U.S. farm products affects some pears and apples grown in Washington just as the harvest is beginning.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Silver City Sun-News
Russia retaliates on West's sanctions over Ukraine
Russia retaliated Thursday for sanctions over the crisis in Ukraine by banning most food imports from the West, dealing a blow to Europe that also takes aim at hurting the U.S., Canada and Australia.
Russia retaliates on West's sanctions...
Shelves with imported fruit and vegetables the Lenta hypermarket in Novosibirsk, about 2,800 kilometers east of Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Aug 7, 2014.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Russia threatens to restrict access to BBC website over interview
Russia is threatening to restrict access to the BBC's Russian language website after the British broadcaster refused to remove an interview with an activist branded by Moscow as an extremist.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
East Air leased three Airbus A320 aircraft
East Air leased three Airbus A320 aircraft. The carrier signed a long-term dry lease agreement with one of its Turkish partners, the airline's press-service reports.
Siberian Republic campaign taken down
Campaigners who want more autonomy for resources-rich Siberia have had their pages blocked on Russia's most-popular social network.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Russian Office Threatens to Shut Down News Site for Article About Siberian Self-Determination
On Friday evening, the editors of Slon.ru, an independent internet news portal, received notice from the Russian state prosecutor's office that it had 24 hours to remove an article about a Novosibirsk performance artist hosting a demonstration demanding Siberian self-determination and federalization.
SF Classical Voice
This Piano Festival Has It All, Even Ballet
What is a duo piano festival? Does it feature one piano/four hands, or two pianos/two pianists, or a pianist with two pianos? The 5th Milton and Peggy Salkind International Piano Duo Festival, in several locations, Aug. 7-9 , will have all combinations and even ballet.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Thu Jul 31, 2014
The St. Petersburg Times
Rising thermometers have pushed ice cream sales up around most of the ...
Rising thermometers have pushed ice cream sales up around most of the country this month, and Petersburgers are eating up to 150 tons of the frozen treat on particularly hot days, a news report said.
UKRAINE: Russia is attempting transfer of weapons from Crimea to mainland of Ukraine
As reported by the National Security Council, there is the additional deployment of Task Force, which has 31 tanks, 152 mm howitzer battery unit installations Castle.
Russian ex-police chief leads Donetsk rebels
A veteran of the pro-Russian separatist rebellion in Moldova, Vladimir Antyufeyev, now claims to be in command of rebel-held Donetsk in eastern Ukraine.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Sanctions against Russia imposed by USA and EU have not affected the...
CEO of Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aviation Plant , Alexander Pekarsh, stated that the enterprise, which manufactures components for Sukhoi SuperJet 100 aircraft, does not have any problems caused by sanctions against Russia imposed by USA and EU in connection with the situation in Ukraine, Kommersant-Khabarovsk reports.