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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian rocket carries international team to space station despite tensions

    Posted May 29th 2014, 09:51pm by Reuters

    ... Space Station. The station is overseen by the United States and Russia, which have seen ties strained over events in Ukraine. This month, Russia said it would not support a US proposal to keep the station operating beyond 2020. "It does not affect our working relationship," said US astronaut Steven Swanson, who is on the space station. "We get along very well. ...

  2. 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

    ... style. And because it may be too domestically costly for Russia to respond to measures restricting guns, oil exploration and banks in kind, they have settled for sticking it to fruit, cheese ...

  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian authorities tighten hold on opposition with ‘bloggers’ law’

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 09:55pm by WASHPOST

    ... grip on internet Russia's shrinking space for freedom of expression on the internet is set to constrict further, after tough regulations went into effect giving authorities powerful ... into effect, the space for online expression had been shrinking. Rules that require the data of Russian users to be stored on Russian soil, thus subjecting them to Russian law and monitoring, take ...

  4. News - World - RUSSIA

    US sanctions raise concerns for foreign investors in Russia's oil sector

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 10:21am by Associated Press in London

    ... of Rosneft, and not the company itself. That means BP, Exxon and others will be able to continue to work with Rosneft, one of the world’s biggest oil companies, to explore for and produce oil and gas. ... their partnerships and some very ambitious oil exploration plans. “[Sechin] perhaps may not be able to go shopping in Paris in the foreseeable future, but that is not the same thing as penalising the actual ...

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

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

    ... for energy. "Chinese officials clearly understood the distinction between deals in which there have been ongoing negotiations for some time and new deals that opportunistically fill the space ...

  6. News - World - RUSSIA

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

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

    ... Reuters in Moscow Greater scrutiny of Moscow's ambitions in the polar regionlikely after its annexation of Crimea Putin wants to boost Russia's Arctic presence President Vladimir Putin said Russia should step up its presence in the Arctic and challenge other nations in exploring the world's largest untapped natural reserves, days after it started shipping its first ...

  7. News - World - RUSSIA

    Nasa gives order to suspend Russian co-operation following Ukraine crisis

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 09:01pm by NYT

    ... it has with its Russian counterpart Roscosmos- with the key exception of communications dealing with the International Space Station. The move was revealed in an internal memo, dated Wednesday, ... rolled out its 2015 budget proposal. He said the agency had not taken steps- at that point- to find an alternate way to get its astronauts to the station. Since Nasa retired the space shuttle ...

  8. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian rocket crashes in flames after take-off

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 02:01pm by Reuters

    ... the reputation of Russia’s once-pioneering space programme, cause delays in launches and threaten its hold on some 40 per cent of the market for space launches. Russia’s space agency Roscosmos said ... Musabayev, head of Kazakhstan’s space agency Kazcosmos, said nitric oxide – a product of burning heptyl – was much less toxic for humans. He said it was raining in the area, so toxic clouds would ...

  9. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian Soyuz space capsule touches down in Kazakhstan

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 03:52pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Three-man crew return to earth after 123 days at the International Space Station An international three-man crew onboard a Russian-made Soyuz capsule touched down successfully on the cloudless central Kazakhstan steppe on Monday morning after 123 days at the International Space Station. A fleet of Russian Mi-8 helicopters deployed from towns near the landing site ahead ...

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    Russia says Greenpeace Arctic crew cannot leave country

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 09:17pm by Agence France-Presse in Saint Petersburg

    ... platform in the northern Barents Sea to protest oil exploration in the vulnerable area. Russian special forces boarded the ship shortly after the protest and towed it into Murmansk. After spending ...




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