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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

    ... to upgrade its arsenals to replace Soviet-designed weapons approaching the end of their designated lifetimes. Putin's comments came as the European Union was mulling a new wave of sanctions ... until 2020 and cost the equivalent of US$540 billion. Russia inherited most of its arsenal from the Soviet Union and has struggled to develop new weapons systems after the post-Soviet industrial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1590289/putin-touts-russian-weapons-build-icbm-submarine-launch
  2. News - World - RUSSIA

    History of Nato-Russia relations

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Brussels Relations between Nato and its former cold war foe Russia have been difficult and often strained since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the dissolution of its equivalent Warsaw Pact military alliance in 1991. Below are some key bones of contention: EASTERN ENLARGEMENT (1999 and 2004): Russia described as "an historic error" Nato's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583997/history-nato-russia-relations
  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    A glimpse into the opaque world of Vladimir Putin's Kremlin

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 06:02am by GDN

    ... Putin himself may not know. Putin, say Kremlin watchers, has not been acting according to a long-gestating atavistic plan to bring the Soviet Union back to life in recent months. "Putin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1582030/glimpse-opaque-world-vladimir-putins-kremlin
  4. News - World - RUSSIA

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

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 07:24pm

    ... is the busiest in its global network of restaurants. For a generation of Russians who saw the first McDonald’s open in the dying days of the Soviet Union in 1990, the restaurants were a symbol ...

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

    Exxon, Rosneft in joint Arctic oil project despite sanctions on Russia

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 06:44am by Reuters

    ... is subject to US sanctions, and Glenn Waller, Exxon Mobil's lead manager in Russia. The European Union imposed a third round of sanctions last month, restricting the export of equipment used ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1570090/exxon-rosneft-joint-arctic-oil-project-despite-sanctions-russia
  6. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia bans food imports from West, but says it has nothing to do with sanctions

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 03:48am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... formally curtailed in late July. Fruits and vegetables from Moldova, which, like Ukraine, agreed this summer to formally affiliate itself with the European Union, were the next to hit the chopping ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1565645/russia-bans-food-imports-west-says-it-has-nothing-do-sanctions
  7. Business - Economy - RUSSIA

    Russia digs in its heels

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 11:44am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... tough and meaningful sanctions on Russia for fear of inflaming East-West tensions further and inflicting pain on its own weak economies, the European Union approved far-reaching sector-wide ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1563306/russia-digs-its-heels
  8. News - World - RUSSIA

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

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

    ... grows, state reserves shrink,” he said. Ulyukayev’s comments come on the heels of Ukraine’s signing of the Association Agreement with the European Union on Friday, and a decision by Ukrainian ...

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

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

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

    ... several politicians called for a referendum on the name Stalingrad on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the battle there, which stopped the Nazi advance into the Soviet Union and stands as one of the bloodiest battles of all time, with an estimated two million casualties. The Russian Citizens' Union collected 50,000 signatures for renaming the city, but city politicians and Putin's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1528819/vladimir-putin-adds-weight-push-restore-citys-name-stalingrad
  10. News - World - RUSSIA

    Biden calls on Europe to stand firm on sanctions against Russia

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

    ... and Romanian forces involved in joint military exercises. The US and the European Union have imposed travel bans and asset freezes on President Vladimir Putin's inner circle over Russia's ... with the US and its allies, who are were using economic warfare reminiscent of the Soviet Union under Leonid Brezhnev. Russia had prepared a raft of retaliatory steps in response to potentially wider ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1516288/biden-calls-europe-stand-firm-sanctions-against-russia

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