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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Putin foe Mikhail Khodorkovsky says he is willing to lead Russia

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:12am by AFP

    ... Russia in times of crisis. By publicly voicing his readiness to take on the country's top job, the man who was once Russia's richest appears to have broken a promise to steer clear of politics which he made after being pardoned by President Vladimir Putin in December. "I would not be interested in the idea of becoming president of Russia at a time when the country would ...

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    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, ... leadership style painted by people with knowledge of the Kremlin, at a time when such things matter more than at any time since the collapse of communism. Putin's Ukraine actions have made him ...

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

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

    ... 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 ...

  4. News - World - RUSSIA

    At least 12 killed, scores more injured as Moscow subway train derails

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 03:31pm by Reuters

    ... between the Slaviansky Boulevard and Park Pobedy stations. “It braked very hard. The lights went off and there was lots of smoke,” a man, his nose bloodied, told Rossiya-24 television. “We were ...

  5. News - World - RUSSIA

    Kremlin's point man for China trade Gennady Timchenko sees more big deals

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 11:40pm by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in St Petersburg, Russia Russian tycoon Gennady Timchenko, Moscow's 'point man' for business with Beijing, says he expects more contracts to follow major gas deal ... following his appointment as Moscow's "point man" for business relations with China. The sanctions are part of a broader drive by the West to put pressure on President Vladimir Putin ...

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    Moscow court gives long jail terms to journalist Anna Politkovskaya’s killers

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 05:20pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moscow Life terms for two of Politkovskaya's killers A Russian court yesterday sentenced two men found guilty of the murder of prominent journalist Anna Politkovskaya to life in prison, and handed lengthy jail terms to three others involved in the killing. Moscow city court jailed Rustam Makhmudov, the Chechen man convicted of firing the fatal shots, ...

  7. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia's Mark Zuckerberg, Pavel Durov, flees as pressure grows

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 09:56pm by AP

    ... the country as cronies of President Vladimir Putin have made steady inroads into the company's ownership. The slow-motion removal of Pavel Durov from the network known as VKontakte, or "In ... by Russia's richest man and Putin crony Alisher Usmanov. That move was followed by a large sell-off by Durov's old allies in April last year to UCP, a company reportedly owned by Igor Sechin, ...

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

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

    ... are an instrument that are somewhere between pure diplomacy – talking – and warfare.” At the same time, Western governments also would prefer to avoid sacrificing important investments made by their own ...

  9. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian fighter jet flies low near US navy ship in Black Sea

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:56pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington A Russian fighter jet made multiple passes close to an American warship in the Black Sea for more than 90 minutes as tensions escalated in Ukraine, a US official has disclosed. In the first public account of the incident, the official said that the Russian Fencer jet flew within 900 metres of the USS Donald Cook, a navy destroyer, at about 150 ...

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    Crash of Tatarstan Airlines flight puts Russian civil aviation under spotlight

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moscow Disaster involving 23-year-old plane is latest to hit poorly regulated airlines Crash puts Russian flight safety in question Russia yesterday sought reasons ... 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 ...




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