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  1. 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 ... eastern enlargement, but effectively gave a reluctant green light when on May 27, 1997, it signed the Founding Act, a treaty with Nato countries recognising post-cold war borders. On March 12, ...

  2. News - World - RUSSIA

    Putin touts Russian weapons build-up with ICBM submarine launch

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:16pm by AP

    ... War. Addressing a Kremlin meeting on weapons modernisation, Putin ominously warned the West against getting "hysterical" about Moscow's rearming efforts, in view of US missile ...

  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    Putin visits to Crimea on war anniversary to hail its vote to join Russia

    Posted May 09th 2014, 07:05pm by Reuters

    ... Vladimir Putin flew into Crimea yesterday for parades marking the Soviet victory in the second world war, his first visit since annexing the peninsula from Ukraine, which Russia says has been taken ... all difficulties... we are together VLADIMIR PUTIN The head of Nato, locked in its gravest confrontation with Russia since the cold war, condemned Putin's visit to Crimea, whose ...

  4. News - World - RUSSIA

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

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

    ... once again arguably the world's most fascinating leader, but his thinking is becoming as opaque as Moscow was during the time of Leonid Brezhnev and the cold war. One anecdote about ...

  5. News - World - RUSSIA

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

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

    ... for offshore oil production to Russia after its relations with Europe and the US deteriorated to the lowest point since the cold war over the Ukraine conflict. That has not stopped Exxon because ...

  6. News - World - RUSSIA

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

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

    ... since the cold war. The internet in Russia had long been uncensored even as the nation's television stations and newspapers toed an ever-stricter Kremlin line. However, bloggers ...

  7. Business - Economy - RUSSIA

    Russia digs in its heels

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

    ... and Russia- which have risen to cold war-era levels- are likely to escalate. Yet investors continue to shrug off these concerns and are far more sensitive to the conduct of United States monetary ...

  8. News - World - RUSSIA

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

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

    ... of second world war patriotism over eastern Ukraine. When asked by a Soviet veteran during D-day commemorations in Normandy on Friday, Putin promised to help the city's residents vote ... spokesman Dmitry Peskov both turned down the idea. However, the Volgograd city council voted to use the name Stalingrad on holidays connected with the second world war. Apart from veterans ...

  9. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia holds biggest war games in decades

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 09:27pm by AP

    ... war. They are surrounded by rich fishing grounds and are believed to have offshore oil and natural gas reserves and other mineral resources. Antonov said that Russia had warned its neighbours ... the 4,300-kilometre border. The two cold war-era rivals have forged what they described as a “strategic partnership” after the 1991 Soviet collapse, developing close political, economic and military ties ...

  10. News - World - RUSSIA

    Biden calls on Europe to stand firm on sanctions against Russia

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

    ... Associated Press in Moscow Moscow must pay for Crimea actions, he says, while Medvedev warns of new cold war Biden calls on Europe to hold to sanctions US Vice President Joe Biden ... and Black seas and sent US Army troops to Poland, Romania and the Baltic states. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev hit out at the sanctions, saying Russia was being pulled into a new cold war ...




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