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  1. News - China - RUSSIA

    Russia’s top diplomat to discuss Ukraine with President Xi Jinping in China visit

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 08:36pm by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Moscow and Washington Xi to host Russian foreign minister for Ukraine talks Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing to discuss the situation in Ukraine, the Russian foreign ministry said yesterday. This came as Washington said Vice-President Joe Biden would travel to Kiev this month in support of the government there. Lavrov ...

  2. 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

    ... or Ashton. Maria Zakharova, deputy spokeswoman for the Russian foreign ministry, wrote on Facebook that she had no idea who was talking on the tape, but noted that the photograph appended ... between Russia and the US, when the then secretary of state, Hillary Rodham Clinton, presented the Russian foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, with a button that was meant to say "reset", ...

  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    Moscow threatens US with retaliation after JPMorgan blocks diplomat's fund transfer

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 03:54pm by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... a spokesman for the Russian foreign ministry. The move was carried out “under the pretext of anti-Russian sanctions introduced by the United States,” the spokesman added. Sogaz is linked to Russian ...

  4. News - World - RUSSIA

    Putin holds back on retaliatory sanctions against US over Crimea

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 06:04pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Moscow US Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov describes US sanctions as "unlawful" and would only serve to create artificial barriers with the West President ... agencies reported. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday international sanctions imposed on Russian officials and businessmen over the Crimea crisis were “absolutely unlawful” ...

  5. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia spent record US$11.3b in one day defending rouble

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 10:18pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moscow Russia spent US$11b in one day backing rouble Russia sold a record US$11.3 billion in foreign currency to support the rouble when it came under unprecedented ... on Monday. Russian news agencies said that the amount of foreign currency sold by the central bank was by far the most since records began, beating the previous record from September 2011 by some ...

  6. News - World - RUSSIA

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

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

    ... of underwear is sold in Russia annually, and 80 per cent of the goods sold are foreign-made. Analysts have estimated that 90 per cent of products would disappear from shelves if the ban goes ...

  7. News - China - RUSSIA

    Putin says he celebrated last birthday with Xi Jinping over vodka and sandwiches

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 11:59am by DARREN WEE

    ... with foreign press in Sochi, the Russian president jokingly said to a CCTV reporter, “Give us mao-tai please,” referring to the strong Chinese liquor. He then recalled how he spent his 61st birthday ... hockey club for the over-40s instead, after he was pictured three years ago displaying his skating skills at an ice hockey game with Russia’s national team. Watch: Putin recalls drinking vodka ...

  8. News - World - RUSSIA

    Vladimir Putin shrugs off Western leaders' snub of Winter Olympics

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 06:29pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... of athletes," Putin told foreign reporters in a televised interview yesterday, adding that mixing sport and politics was "absolutely inappropriate". US President Barack Obama, German ...

  9. News - World - RUSSIA

    Suspected 'black widow' seen in Winter Olympics city of Sochi

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 10:58pm by AGENCIES

    ... Ibragimova to American and other foreign security agencies last week. "According to our information, Ms Ibragimova may be used by the ringleaders of illegal armed groups for the organisation ...

  10. News - World - RUSSIA

    Seven militants killed in anti-terrorism raid in southern Russia: official

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 08:38pm by AFP

    ... Games participants and guests," Putin said in a fragment of a pre-recorded interview with foreign reporters aired on Russian state television on Friday. "If we betray weakness, betray ...




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