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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 - World - RUSSIA

    Russia extends scrutiny of McDonald’s after closing four branches in Moscow

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 07:24pm

    ... Reuters in Moscow Food safety watchdog to check outlets across Russia citing complaints about quality and safety Russia ramped up its scrutiny of McDonald’s restaurants on Thursday, ... were politically motivated. “There are complaints about the quality and safety of the products in fast food restaurant chain McDonald’s,” said the regulatory agency, known in Russian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1578589/russia-extends-scrutiny-mcdonalds-restaurants
  6. News - World - URKAINE

    EU has ‘shot itself in foot’ with Russia sanctions, says Hungarian PM Viktor Orban

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 09:22pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Budapest The European Union has harmed itself economically with the sanctions it has imposed on Russia over Ukraine, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said, calling ... bloc. "The sanctions policy pursued by the West, that is, ourselves, a necessary consequence of which has been what the Russians are doing, causes more harm to us than to Russia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1574323/eu-has-shot-itself-foot-russia-sanctions-says-hungarian-pm-viktor-orban
  7. 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
  8. News - World

    Russia retaliates against sanctions with ban on Western food imports

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:23am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Moscow Russia retaliates with ban on Western food imports Russia banned most food imports from the West yesterday in retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine, ... accused Russia, which annexed Ukraine's Crimean peninsula in March, of supplying the insurgency in eastern Ukraine, and have sanctioned individuals and companies in Russia in retaliation. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1568730/russia-retaliates-against-sanctions-ban-western-food-imports
  9. 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
  10. News - World - INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

    Obama dismisses Russia and says West must be firm with China

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 09:18pm by Reuters

    ... downplayed Moscow's global role, dismissing President Vladimir Putin as a leader causing short-term trouble for political gain that would hurt Russia in the long term. "It's important ... Reuters in Washington Obama prods Putin, 'firm' on China US President Barack Obama in an interview with The Economist magazine dismissed Russia as a nation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1566369/obama-dismisses-russia-and-says-west-must-be-firm-china

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