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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

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

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

    ... state reserves shrink” Alexei Ulyukayev The signing of the agreement – a 1,200-page document defining the political and trade terms under which Kiev will slip from the Kremlin’s embrace – drew ... citing a “geo-political event risk” for Moscow, including from tougher sanctions, and said that it would further downgrade “if the domestic growth outlook were to deteriorate further”. Moscow ...

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    Vladimir Putin adds weight to push to restore city’s name to Stalingrad

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 10:22pm by GDN

    ... politicians. Earlier this year, the liberal television station Dozhd was dropped by most major carriers under political pressure after it conducted an on-air poll asking if the Soviets should have ...

  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    Vladimir Putin describes Hillary Clinton as weak over Hitler comment

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 10:51pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Sarcastic Putin describes Hillary Clinton as 'weak' Russian President Vladimir Putin has waded into US politics, describing former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, a possible 2016 presidential candidate, as "weak" in some sarcastic comments about women. In an interview on French television on Wednesday, Putin was asked ...

  4. News - World - RUSSIA

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

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

    ... and business and political leaders loyal to him over Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. [The gas deal] is probably the most important economic event of the last decade GENNADY TIMCHENKO ...

  5. News - World - RUSSIA

    Biden calls on Europe to stand firm on sanctions against Russia

    Posted May 20th 2014, 09:12pm by AP

    ... for a lack of "political tact". Additional reporting by Bloomberg ...

  6. News - World - RUSSIA

    IOC president tells world leaders to stop using Games as political platform

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 03:39am by AP

    ... leaders told The president of the International Olympic Committee has accused world leaders of using the Sochi Games as a political platform “on the backs of the athletes”, and of snubbing ... “propaganda”. The Olympics, Bach said, should not be “used as a stage for political dissent or for trying to score points in internal or external political contests”. “Have the courage to address your ...

  7. News - World - RUSSIA

    Freed Khodorkovsky vows to stay out of Russian politics

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 06:54pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Berlin Freed Khodorkovsky tells journalists in Berlin that he has no intention to return to business or politics, and he fears going back to Russia I had to leave ... that other "political prisoners" remained in Russian jails. "I had no choice at the stage of my release," he said at his first open news conference in Berlin, saying he only ...

  8. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia may build tourist camps on former gulag sites

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 12:26am by GDN

    ... But the human rights group Memorial, which works to preserve records of political repression including the gulag labour camp system, has questioned the tourist camp proposal. Memorial activist Yan ...

  9. News - World - RUSSIA

    Putin holds back on retaliatory sanctions against US over Crimea

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

    ... of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s closest long-time political and business allies with personal sanctions. The extension of visa bans and asset freezes into Putin’s inner circle came as Moscow ...

  10. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian court places Putin foe Alexei Navalny under house arrest

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 06:43pm by Reuters

    ... grounds in order to restrict my political activities,” Navalny, 37, said in court. I believe the new measures are based on trumped up grounds in order to restrict my political activities Kremlin ... firmly to prevent any repeat of the Ukraine events in Russia. Putin denies he uses the courts as a political tool and has shrugged off criticism over what Western governments see as measures ...




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