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The clean-up at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington costs U.S. taxpayers $2 billion every year.
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Regional authorities in Russia on Wednesday fired a prominent art museum director and opposition activist after he organised an exhibition poking fun at Russia's hosting of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
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MOSCOW, June 19 The Defense Ministry is setting up a field camp and preparing to send a firefighting "tank" into a central Russian military facility where a large fire erupted Tuesday evening amid multiple explosions that tore through the site and sent shrapnel flying over a kilometer.
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Boris Nemtsov has occupied many roles in post-Soviet Russia, both in government and in the parallel polis that is oppositional politics.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday will renew his call to reduce the world's nuclear stockpiles, including a proposed one-third reduction in U.S. and Russian arsenals, a senior administration official said.
Officially, it has been the greatest diplomatic shindig in the world. Unofficially? A stewpot of bubbling tensions, rivalries and downright loathing.
BERLIN a?? Russia's refusal to back a plan by leaders attending the G-8 summit to end the violence in Syria may have doomed any hope of a joint proposal on the two-year civil war in which more than 90,000 civilians have died.
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron poses for a group photograph with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso; Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe; German Chancellor Angela Merkel; Russia's President Vladimir Putin; Cameron; US President Barack Obama; France's President Francois Hollande; Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper; Italy's ... (more)
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Tuesday that authorities will shut down a paper mill on the shores of Lake Baikal, which environmentalists say is a major pollutant threatening one of the world's largest fresh water lakes.
The U.S. State Department said Monday it wasn't surprised that Iran's newly elected president, Hassan Rouhani, said that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad should stay in power until 2014.
This moment happened during the G8 summit in North Ireland today. We have no idea what Vladimir Putin is saying, but we're happy to wildly speculate: Да ты заткнёшься наконец или нет? ... (more)
In this June 25, 2005 photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin holds a diamond-encrusted 2005 Super Bowl ring belonging to New England Patriots NFL football team owner Robert Kraft during a meeting of American business executives at the 18th century Konstantin Palace outside St. Petersburg, Russia.
Russia plans to delay its privatisation programme and hold on to stakes in state companies such as Rosneft for longer, a report said on Monday, compounding disappointment for investors who have been pulling money from the country.
Russia, like all leading industrial governments, has a responsibility to push opposed factions in Syria's civil war to the negotiating table as rapidly as possible and not to back a government that slaughters its citizens, Britain's prime minister said Monday.
Summoning young people to take responsibility for their country's future, Obama warned there is "more to lose now than there's ever been."