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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama says Putin’s Cold War stance is damaging relations

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 06:56pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington President Barack Obama complained on Friday that Russia had adopted a frostier stance towards the United States since Vladimir Putin’s return ... that Obama this week canceled a planned summit meeting with Putin next month. On Friday, as Russia’s defence and foreign ministers met in Washington with their US counterparts, Obama said Putin’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1295786/obama-says-putins-cold-war-stance-damaging-relations
  2. News - World - MILITARY

    Russia plans nuclear submarines for southern oceans

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... would be phased in over several years. The first of eight Borei-class submarines that Russia hopes to launch by 2020, entered service this year. Putin has focused on a strong and agile military since returning to the presidency last May. In 13 years in power, he has often cited external threats when talking of the need for a reliable armed forces and political unity. Fears of a nuclear ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1252154/russia-plans-nuclear-submarines-southern-oceans
  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    Putin holds first nationwide phone-in of new Kremlin term

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 02:09pm by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... the background of protests and a crackdown that critics compare to Soviet repression. The phone-in has become a traditional event during Putin’s 13-year domination over Russia, usually lasting a marathon ... closely watched as the first edition since Putin on May 7, last year returned to the Kremlin for a third term after his four-year stint as prime minister. Russia is currently going through ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1222811/putin-holds-first-nationwide-phone-new-kremlin-term
  4. News - World - RUSSIA

    Trial for Russian opposition leader adjourned

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 05:50pm by Associated Press in Kirov

    ... that erupted in 2011, the lawyer was a persistent thorn in the establishment’s side with his extensive blogging on Russia’s staggering high-level corruption. Authorities admit the trial is connected to his prominent activities, although they deny overt political motivations. Navalny insists the charges are intended to silence him on the orders of President Vladimir Putin, who has cracked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1216796/trial-russian-opposition-leader-adjourned
  5. News - China - DEFENCE

    China, Russia to hold joint naval drill in politically sensitive East China Sea

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 11:29pm by Minnie Chan

    ... "Choosing the East China Sea as the drill's location is obviously a political gesture to protest against US sanctions toward Russia, as well as Washington's intervention in China's ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Decision to stage exercise in East China Sea may be a way of showing displeasure at US policies China, Russia tohold naval drill in sensitive area China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1501217/china-russia-hold-joint-naval-drill-politically-sensitive-east-china-sea
  6. News - World - ENERGY

    Russia-China pipeline gas deal more likely after Ukraine political crisis

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Moscow Ukraine crisis likely gives impetus for a 30-year pipeline supply agreement Russia spurred to sign China gas deal Russian President Vladimir Putin is more likely to sign a 30-year deal to supply pipeline gas to China after more than a decade of false starts because the crisis in Ukraine is forcing Russia to look for markets outside Europe. While Putin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1474607/russia-china-pipeline-gas-deal-more-likely-after-ukraine-political-crisis
  7. News - World - DIPLOMACY: ANALYSIS

    BRICS summit defies West's bid to isolate Russia over Ukraine crisis

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 11:12pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Fortaleza, Brazil BRICS summit defies West's bid to isolate Russia The summit of the BRICS group of emerging economies in Brazil this week defies the Western push to isolate Russia, a sign of the increasingly multipolar world order the bloc demands. The meetings yesterday and today's of leaders of the group's member countries- Brazil, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1554992/brics-summit-defies-wests-bid-isolate-russia-over-ukraine-crisis
  8. Business - Economy

    BRICS eye political capital with US$150b deal on new reserve fund and bank

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:31am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Brasilia Five largest emerging markets hope US$150b deal at Brazil summit will boost growth and cohesion, but analysts say measures are not enough BRICS eye political capital ... to revive the group's waning clout. Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, known as the BRICS, will approve the creation of the US$100 billion reserve fund and US$50 billion bank ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1554337/brics-eye-political-capital-us150b-deal-new-reserve-fund-and-bank
  9. News - World - RUSSIA

    New sanctions on Russia could ‘seriously’ impact growth: minister

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 08:25pm by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moscow Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev tells TV channel further sanctions by the West over Ukraine could cause Russia's 'economic growth rates go seriously into the negative' A new round of Western sanctions on Russia over the crisis in Ukraine could seriously impact its already stalled economy, Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1542500/new-sanctions-russia-could-seriously-impact-growth-minister
  10. News - World - UKRAINE

    Russia threatens retaliation over newly signed Ukraine-EU pact

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 05:51pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Brussels Putin threatens retaliation over Ukraine's political and trade agreement with West as Poroshenko extends ceasefire for three days Kiev signs EU pact, riling Moscow Ukraine's new leader signed a landmark EU pact yesterday that drew immediate threats of retaliation by Russia in its standoff over the former Soviet country's future ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1541792/russia-warns-ukraines-eu-deal-will-have-serious-consequences

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