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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Edward Snowden slips out of Moscow airport into hiding

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 08:22pm by Reuters

    ... Sheremetyevo airport on Thursday after Russia granted him temporary asylum, ending more than a month in limbo in the transit area. A Russian lawyer who has been assisting Snowden said the American, who ... a representative of the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, which confirmed he had left the airport. “We would like to thank the Russian people and all those others who have helped to protect Mr Snowden. We have ...

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    Snowden still stuck at Moscow airport after permit mix-up

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 08:00pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moscow Lawyer denies Russian reports saying fugitive was given permit to leave airport terminal Fugitive whistle-blower Edward Snowden's hopes of leaving Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport for the first time in a month yesterday were dashed when he failed to secure permission from Russia to leave. An airport source said the former security agency ...

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    Crash of Tatarstan Airlines flight puts Russian civil aviation under spotlight

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 03:19am by Reuters

    ... cause for the disaster which killed 50 people. The Tatarstan Airlines Boeing 737-500 crashed on landing at the airport in the Volga city of Kazan after a flight from Moscow's Domodedovo airport on Sunday night, killing all 44 passengers and six crew on board, the emergencies ministry said. "The main versions of what happened are an error in piloting and technical factors, ...

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    Russian President Putin pledges to pardon tycoon foe Khodorkovsky

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 02:13am by AP

    ... mother is ill. A decree to pardon him will be signed in the nearest time." In October 2003, masked commandos stormed into Khodorkovsky's jet on the tarmac of a Siberian airport ...

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    Security stepped up after trolleybus suicide bombing in Volgograd, Russia

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 01:14pm by Reuters

    ... after Sunday’s attack when a bomber detonated explosives in front of a metal detector at Volgograd station. Police said additional officers were being deployed to railway stations and airports ... of a busy Moscow airport. Investigators initially said a woman set off the bomb that filled the front of the railway station building with a massive orange fireball on Sunday, but later said ...

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    Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky denies admitting guilt to get pardon

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 04:40pm by undefined

    ... cycle ANALYST MASHA LIPMAN Germany's Foreign Ministry confirmed that Khodorkovsky arrived at Berlin's Schoenefeld Airport in the afternoon. Chancellor Angela Merkel hailed a role ...

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    Russia's Putin visits victims of Volgograd bombings

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 11:16pm by Reuters

    ... Caucasus killed 37 people at a busy Moscow airport. The rail bombing in Volgograd was the deadliest attack outside the North Caucasus since then, killing 18 people. The later blast on a trolleybus ...

  8. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia buries dead and tightens security as bombings toll hits 34

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 05:50pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... assailant has now claimed 16 lives. The blasts are Russia’s deadliest since a suicide bombing at Moscow’s Domodedovo airport that was claimed by Islamic insurgents from the North Caucasus killed 37 ...

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    Members of Pussy Riot defiant after their release from prison in Russia

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 02:36pm by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... touched down at a Berlin airport on Friday afternoon. She was whisked away from the prison without speaking with the media after the highly-anticipated release, her lawyer said. Her lawyer Irina ...

  10. News - World - RUSSIA

    Snowden applies for temporary asylum in Russia

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 07:52pm by AFP

    ... Sheremetyevo airport without crossing the Russian border. “The application has been filed with the Russian authorities” through the Federal Migration Service (FMS), prominent lawyer Anatoly Kucherena, ... for the first time since he arrived, Snowden, who is essentially stateless after Washington revoked his passport, held the closed-door meeting at the airport on Friday. At the meeting, he said he would ...




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