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3 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

Russian PM's Trip To Armenia Cancelled

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has cancelled a planned visit to Yerevan that was expected to focus on Armenia's membership in the Eurasian Economic Union , Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamian said on Monday.


Related Topix: Armenia, World News, Kazakhstan, Asia, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Belarus, Vladimir Putin

7 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

Is Vladimir Putin Covering Up the Deaths of Russian Soldiers in Ukraine?

With Russian soldiers fighting in eastern Ukraine, Russian soldiers are also all but certainly dying there.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Vladimir Putin, Activism,

10 hrs ago | INAUTONEWS

Great Wall is building a Russian Plant

China's largest SUV maker, Great Wall Motor Co. has announced it has started construction of a $520.7 assembly plant in central Russia, Tula Oblast region.


Related Topix: Asia, World News

14 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

Thousands Gather 10 Years After Beslan School Attack In Russia

Thousands of people have gathered at the ruins of a school in the southern Russian town of Beslan to remember victims of an attack 10 years ago that killed 334 people, including 186 children.


Related Topix: Asia, World News,

18 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

Arctic convoy veteran gets Russian military honour

VETERANS of the "worst journey in the world" have been recognised by the Russian government for their efforts in the Arctic Convoys by being awarded the Ushakov Medal.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, United Kingdom,

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Weekday Magazine

Putin In Yakutsk As Work Starts On Russian-Chinese Gas Pipeline

Russian President Vladimir was in the Siberian city of Yakutsk on September 1, where he will take part in a ceremony starting construction of a gas pipeline to China.


Related Topix: Asia, World News

USA Today

Which country relies most heavily on Russian gas?

Which country relies most heavily on Russian gas? Germany relies on imports to supply more than 70% of its domestic energy demand.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Europe, Germany, Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin

BHEL looks at Russia, Kazakhstan, others for market diversification

Bharat Heavy Electrical Ltd , one of Asia's largest power equipment majors, is focussing on geographical diversification of its overseas markets which offers a market potential of around 165 GW, the company said.


Related Topix: World News,

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Putin Calls For Talks To Consider Statehood For Southeastern Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for "meaningful talks" to end the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine, reiterating that the Kremlin, which is said to have allowed thousands of its soldiers to join the rebels, views the situation as an internal dispute.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Asia, Vladimir Putin,

Nanaimo Daily News

Putin calls on Ukraine to begin talks on east's status immediately

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with participants in the youth educational forum at the Seliger youth camp near Lake Seliger, some 450 kilometres northwest of Moscow, in Tver region, Russia, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Vladimir Putin, Ukraine,


Moscow, Kiev swap troops as Ukraine port girds for pro-Russian assault

Ukraine and Russia swapped soldiers who had entered each other's territory near the battlefield in eastern Ukraine, where Kiev says Moscow's forces have come to the aid of pro-Russian insurgents advancing for an assault on a major port.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine,

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The St. Petersburg Times

Russians 3D-Printing Underwear After Lace Ban

Earlier this summer, Russia's parliament took the controversial step of banning all underwear made from synthetic lace, preventing its manufacture and sale within the country.


Related Topix: Asia, World News, Printers


Russian Politician Attacked After Investigating If Soldiers Killed In Ukraine

A Ukrainian soldier reads a newspaper at a checkpoint in the eastern city of Debaltseve on August 6, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Vladimir Putin, Agriculture, Science, Journalism,

The Independent

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Journalism


There are ways to sneak Tesla Model S into Russia for just 6.5M rubles

Tesla Fever has extended far and wide, winning over critics and everyday enthusiasts alike.


Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, Asia, World News, Autos

The London Free Press

Russia demands publication of recordings from downed flight MH17

Emergencies Ministry members work at the site of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 plane crash in the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region, July 17, 2014.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, World News, Malaysia,

National Public Radio

Kiev Calls For Response To Russia As Town Falls To Rebels

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso during a news conference after a meeting at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels on Saturday to discuss the crisis in eastern Ukraine.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Russian-backed rebels aim to push west along coast

A plan for a luxury skyscraper with a so-called "poor door" is changing to extend more of a welcome to residents of its cluster of affordable apartments, officials and the developers said Friday.


Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Vladimir Putin, Air Accidents, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

Sofia News Agency

EU Commissioner: Russia Must Guarantee Gas Supplies, Ukraine Secure Transit

Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak and Gazprom President and CEO Alexei Miller attend talks with EU Commissioner Guenter Oettinger to discuss gas supplies to Europe and problems of Ukrainian transit in Moscow Russia, 29 August 2014 Russia, EU and Ukraine will renew gas talks soon and the concrete date will be set next week, according to EU ... (more)


Related Topix: World News,

Fri Aug 29, 2014

St.Petersburg Times

Russia's First MC-21 Airliners to Be Powered by Foreign Engines

Russia's next-generation civilian airliner will initially have to rely on foreign engines, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin lamented on Friday, but said that the country is on the verge of making a breakthrough in engine technology.


Related Topix: World News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777,