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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia bans food imports from West, but says it has nothing to do with sanctions

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 03:48am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... style. And because it may be too domestically costly for Russia to respond to measures restricting guns, oil exploration and banks in kind, they have settled for sticking it to fruit, cheese ...

  2. News - World - RUSSIA

    Yukos shareholders awarded US$51 billion from Russia by Hague arbitration court

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 10:33pm by Reuters

    ... they lost when the Kremlin seized Yukos, once controlled by Mikhail Khodorkovsky (pictured). "The award is a slam dunk. It is for US$50 billion, and that cannot be disputed," said Tim ... Menatep, a company through which Khodorkovsky, once Russia's richest man, controlled Yukos. Group Menatep now exists as holding company GML, and Khodorkovsky is no longer a shareholder in GML ...

  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    Edward Snowden applies to extend Russia stay as asylum status nears expiry

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 09:56pm by AFP

    ... in its transit zone for weeks before Moscow granted him a one-year refugee status. Although he gradually increased his media visibility by giving several tightly-controlled interviews, his life ...

  4. News - World - RUSSIA

    Vladimir Putin adds weight to push to restore city’s name to Stalingrad

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 10:22pm by GDN

    ... surrendered Leningrad to save lives. Russian state television coverage of eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian rebels have been fighting for control with Kiev's forces, has portrayed the conflict ...

  5. News - World - RUSSIA

    Biden calls on Europe to stand firm on sanctions against Russia

    Posted May 20th 2014, 09:12pm by AP

    ... "Europe's borders should never again be changed at the point of a gun, which is why we continue to condemn- condemn- Russia's illegal occupation of Crimea," Biden said as he met American ...

  6. News - World - RUSSIA

    Company hired to cull stray dogs roaming Winter Olympics sites in Sochi

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 09:34pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Sochi Head of pest control firm says it would be a national disgrace if dogs appeared during the Games; activists say killing is not the solution The hired guns culling ... event. Alexei Sorokin, director general of pest control firm Basya Services, said his company had a contract to exterminate the animals throughout the Olympics, which open on Friday. Sorokin ...

  7. News - World - RUSSIA

    US sanctions raise concerns for foreign investors in Russia's oil sector

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 10:21am by Associated Press in London

    ... is controlled by the Kremlin, need each other. These companies are in a constant struggle to find more oil and gas to replace what they produce and sell every day. Russia is one of the few countries ...

  8. News - World - RUSSIA

    Gunman kills two in church off Russia’s eastern coast

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 03:47pm by Reuters

    ... 3 shooting at a Moscow school, in which a student used his father's rifles, has led to calls for stiffer punishment for gun owners whose weapons are used in attacks. ...

  9. News - World - RUSSIA

    Ban on lacy underwear leads to panty protests in Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 09:47pm by AP

    ... seeing it as yet another attempt to add regulations and controls to an already byzantine bureaucracy in the three countries. "I think [the girls]... will still have the opportunity to wear ...

  10. News - World - RUSSIA

    Sochi residents living in squalor despite huge investment in Olympics

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 05:36am by AP

    ... in a statement that it has declared more than 100 apartment buildings and private homes uninhabitable. Sochi for many residents bears little resemblance to the city they see on Kremlin-controlled ...




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