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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Putin touts Russian weapons build-up with ICBM submarine launch

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:16pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Moscow With the launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile from a nuclear submarine, Russia will expand its arsenals to counter Nato and US Putin touts Russian weapons build-up Russia will counter military moves by the US and Nato with an array of new nuclear and conventional weapons, President Vladimir Putin said as the military successfully test-fired ...

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    Divers scour Russian lake after meteor strike injures 1,200

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 07:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... asteroid that left some Russian officials calling for the creation of a global system of space object defence. The unpredicted meteor strike brought traffic to a halt in the industrial city ... times greater than the force of the nuclear bomb dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima during World War II. “We would expect an event of this magnitude to occur once every 100 years ...

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    History of Nato-Russia relations

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:09pm by AFP

    ... strikes, Russia froze military cooperation. Tensions resurfaced on Kosovo's February 17, 2008, declaration of independence, with Moscow denouncing a "precedent" encouraged ...

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    Pussy Riot members suing Moscow in European Court of Human Rights

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

    ... was given a suspended sentence in October 2012, while Alyokhina and Tolokonnikova served time in far-flung prison colonies, where they went on hunger strike in protest at the harsh conditions. ...

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    Hunger strike Pussy Riot member taken to new jail

    Posted Oct 19th 2013, 04:09am by AFP

    ... Agence-France Presse in Moscow Hunger strike Pussy Riot member taken to new jail Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova will be transferred to another penal colony after she went on hunger strike complaining of slave-labour conditions and threats. Tolokonnikova, 23, is serving a two-year sentence in a penal colony in the Mordovia region of central Russia for the band's ...

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    Putin says he wants to boost Russia’s Arctic presence after first oil shipment

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 09:20pm by Reuters

    ... the reopening of a Soviet-era Arctic military base in the Novosibirsk Islands, two decades after abandoning it, and Moscow has sent 10 warships and four nuclear-powered ice breakers ...

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    Russia seeking nuclear talks with Iran

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 09:50am

    ... powers and Iran over Tehran’s nuclear programme, which the West suspects is aimed at developing a nuclear weapons capability. Iranian news agency ISNA said on Wednesday that Iran and six world ... on the venue, and added that Russia was open to any venue. Senior U.N. nuclear inspectors were in Iran for a second day of talks on Thursday, seeking to unblock a long-stalled investigation ...

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin takes command of nuclear missile test

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by The New York Times in Moscow

    ... The New York Times in Moscow President pushes the buttons for largest nuclear command exercise in Russia's recent history Putin takes the helm for missile test President Vladimir Putin took the helm of what the Kremlin described as the largest nuclear command exercise in Russia's recent history, launching unarmed strategic and cruise missiles from the air, sea ...

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    Russia to end cold war disarmament programme with the US

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by The New York Times in Moscow

    ... effort The Russian government said it would not renew a hugely successful 20-year partnership with the United States to safeguard and dismantle nuclear and chemical weapons in the former Soviet ... Co-operative Threat Reduction Programme would end a multibillion-dollar effort, financed largely by US taxpayers, that is widely credited with removing all nuclear weapons from the former Soviet ...

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    Pussy Riot hit back after horsewhip attack with video blasting Putin

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 09:57pm by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post in Sochi Cossacks strike as they perform protest song against Putin in public plaza Pussy Riot horsewhipped in Sochi Russian punk group Pussy Riot showed a new video filmed in the centre of Sochi attacking President Vladimir Putin over the hosting of the Games and the rights climate in Russia. The video, titled Putin will teach you how to love the motherland, ...




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