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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Poland gets promise gas supplies from Russia will return to normal

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:04pm by GDN, Reuters

    ... The Guardian and Reuters Gazprom promises fuel contract will be met, after tensions over halving of supply Russia gas supply back to normal for Poland Poland said Russia's Gazprom had promised to deliver contracted gas supplies to its state-run gas importer PGNiG today, after a disruption to supplies stoked tensions between the two neighbours, which are at odds over the Ukraine ...

  2. News - World - RUSSIA

    A glimpse into the opaque world of Vladimir Putin's Kremlin

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 06:02am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Moscow Reports from Moscow paint a picture of a man whose actions in Ukraine are source of mystery A glimpse into the opaque world of Putin's Kremlin He is revered, even feared, to the point where no one will contradict him; broadly supported, but very narrowly advised by an ever-tighter group of confidantes. This is the picture of Vladimir Putin and his ...

  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    Pussy Riot members suing Moscow in European Court of Human Rights

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 09:35pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Moscow Pussy Riot members sue Moscow in European court Two members of the feminist group Pussy Riot are suing the Russian government in the European Court of Human Rights over their imprisonment for a 2012 "punk prayer" protest at a Moscow cathedral. Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, who were given an amnesty in December after serving 21 ...

  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

    ... The Guardian Campaign gains momentum from a wave of wartime nostalgia triggered by strife in Ukraine Putin backs bid to rename city Stalingrad again For more than 300 years, the city of Volgograd was known as Tsaritsyn. It was dubbed Stalingrad in honour of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin for 26 years, but then his successor Nikita Khrushchev dropped that name as part of his campaign ...

  5. News - World - RUSSIA

    Lower Russian house of parliament passes ban on swearing in public performances

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 09:10pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Moscow Vulgar tradition threatened by ban on swearing in public performances Red line put through blue language Russia's rich tradition of vulgar slang has long been a matter of pride for its authors and poets. Fyodor Dostoevsky once claimed a Russian could express his entire range of feelings with the swear word for the male sexual organ. But a new ban ...

  6. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia may build tourist camps on former gulag sites

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 12:26am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Moscow Siberia may build tourist camps on former gulags The ministry of entrepreneurship and tourism development of Russia's Sakha Republic, also known as Yakutia, has proposed creating "tourist camps" on the sites of former gulags in a remote region of eastern Siberia. During the 1940s and 1950s, thousands of prisoners worked at forced labour camps ...

  7. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian envoys outline plan to 'take over world' in unauthenticated tape of leaked conversation

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 01:34am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Moscow Crimea is just the start, warn ambassadors, in unauthenticated tape of leaked conversation Russian envoys outline plan 'to take over world' A recording has surfaced online purporting to be a leaked conversation between two Russian ambassadors discussing which parts of the world they would like to annex after Crimea. The five-minute recording, laden ...

  8. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia's only opposition television news channel faces closure

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 03:39am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian in Moscow Opposition TV channel faces closure in Russia Russia’s only opposition cable news channel faces the prospect of closure after the country’s main satellite television  provider said it would pull the plug on broadcasts from next week. TV Rain, one of the few surviving sources of independent news in a landscape dominated by state media, said ...

  9. News - World - RUSSIA

    Pussy Riot play the media and Russian authorities on visit to Sochi

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 06:09am by AP

    ... be known as the Pussy Riot Olympics in future. Additional reporting by The Guardian, The Washington Post ...

  10. News - World - RUSSIA

    Court review of fine hanging over Khodorkovsky could open way for his return to Russia

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 01:09am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Moscow Court review of huge fine hanging over freed former oil billionaire Mikhail Khodorkovsky could open door for him to go back to Russia Hopes rise for ex-oligarch's return Russia's supreme court has said it will review a ruling that imposed a US$549 million fine on Mikhail Khodorkovsky, opening the way for the recently freed former oligarch ...




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