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Swissinfo
U.N. envoy hopes Geneva meeting will pave way for Syria peace talksNations is due to take place in Geneva next week to discuss the Syrian crisis,
U.N. envoy hopes Geneva meeting will pave way for Syria peace talks
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
Nations is due to take place in Geneva next week to discuss the Syrian crisis, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday, Interfax reported. (Reporting by Stephanie Nebehay; Editing by Catherine Evans) reuters_... Read more
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Reuters
U.N. envoy hopes Geneva meeting will pave way for Syria peace talksand the United Nations is due to take place in Geneva next week to discuss the
U.N. envoy hopes Geneva meeting will pave way for Syria peace talks
Reuters / Posted yesterday
and the United Nations is due to take place in Geneva next week to discuss the Syrian crisis, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday, Interfax reported. (Reporting by Stephanie Nebehay; Editing by Catheri... Read more
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The Age
Court of Arbitration for Sport rejects Russian appeal against ban of 68 athletestake the CAS ruling into account. Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said on
Court of Arbitration for Sport rejects Russian appeal against ban of 68 athletes
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
take the CAS ruling into account. Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said on Thursday he regretted the CAS decision, Interfax news agency reported. "I regret this decision," the agency quoted Mutko as saying. "Unfortunately, a certain... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Car bomb kills prominent journalist in Ukraine's capitalare three preliminary scenarios for Sheremet's murder, his professional activit
Car bomb kills prominent journalist in Ukraine's capital
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
are three preliminary scenarios for Sheremet's murder, his professional activity being the main one, the Interfax news service reported, citing an adviser to the interior minister. Other possible motives include a personal dispute... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Russian Olympic ban upheld by CASathletes with no record of doping. “The principle of collective responsibility
Russian Olympic ban upheld by CAS
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
athletes with no record of doping. “The principle of collective responsibility is hardly acceptable,” Peskov said. Interfax news agency quoted Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko as saying Russian officials would consider what steps to... Read more
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The Telegraph
Tribunal rejects Russia's appeal against doping ban for entire athletics teamathletes with no record of doping. “The principle of collective responsibility
Tribunal rejects Russia's appeal against doping ban for entire athletics team
The Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
athletes with no record of doping. “The principle of collective responsibility is hardly acceptable,” Peskov said. Interfax news agency quoted Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko as saying Russian officials would consider what steps to... Read more
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The Hindu
Russia loses appeal against Olympic ban on its track and field athletesthat the Court of Arbitration in Sport rejected the legal challenge by a group
Russia loses appeal against Olympic ban on its track and field athletes
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
that the Court of Arbitration in Sport rejected the legal challenge by a group of Russian athletes against the ban, Interfax news agency reported. “I regret this decision,” the agency quoted Mr. Mutko as saying. “Unfortunately, a certain... Read more
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Super Sport
Russia now faces blanket Olympic banathletes with no record of doping. "The principle of collective responsibility
Russia now faces blanket Olympic ban
Super Sport / Posted 2 days ago
athletes with no record of doping. "The principle of collective responsibility is hardly acceptable," Peskov said. Interfax news agency quoted Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko as saying Russian officials would consider what steps to... Read more
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SportsFan
CAS rejects Russia ban appealthat CAS rejected a legal challenge by a group of Russian athletes against a ba
CAS rejects Russia ban appeal
SportsFan / Posted 2 days ago
that CAS rejected a legal challenge by a group of Russian athletes against a ban on them competing in the Rio Olympics, Interfax news agency reported. "Unfortunately, a certain precedent has been established for collective responsibility,"... Read more
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Daily Mail
Russia loses appeal against Olympic ban for track and field athletesSports Minister Vitaly Mutko said he regretted that the Court of Arbitration fo
Russia loses appeal against Olympic ban for track and field athletes
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said he regretted that the Court of Arbitration for Sport rejected the legal challenge, Interfax news agency reported. 'I regret this decision,' the agency quoted Mutko as saying. 'Unfortunately, a certain... Read more
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SportsFan
CAS rejects Russia Rio Olympics ban appealthat CAS rejected a legal challenge by a group of Russian athletes against a ba
CAS rejects Russia Rio Olympics ban appeal
SportsFan / Posted 2 days ago
that CAS rejected a legal challenge by a group of Russian athletes against a ban on them competing in the Rio Olympics, Interfax news agency reported. "Unfortunately, a certain precedent has been established for collective responsibility,"... Read more
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NBC News
Russian Track Athletes Won't Compete at Rio Olympics, Court Confirmsdoping, would be unfair. Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said Thursday he
Russian Track Athletes Won't Compete at Rio Olympics, Court Confirms
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
doping, would be unfair. Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said Thursday he regretted the CAS ruling, according to the Interfax news agency. "Unfortunately, a certain precedent has been established for collective responsibility," he... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Court of Arbitration for Sport rejects Russian appeal against ban of 68 athletestake the CAS ruling into account. Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said on
Court of Arbitration for Sport rejects Russian appeal against ban of 68 athletes
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
take the CAS ruling into account. Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said on Thursday he regretted the CAS decision, Interfax news agency reported. "I regret this decision," the agency quoted Mutko as saying. "Unfortunately, a certain... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Russia loses appeal against Olympic banthat CAS rejected a legal challenge by a group of Russian athletes against a ba
Russia loses appeal against Olympic ban
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
that CAS rejected a legal challenge by a group of Russian athletes against a ban on them competing in the Rio Olympics, Interfax news agency reported. 'Unfortunately, a certain precedent has been established for collective responsibility,'... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Court of Arbitration for Sport rejects Russian appeal against ban of 68 athletestake the CAS ruling into account. Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said on
Court of Arbitration for Sport rejects Russian appeal against ban of 68 athletes
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
take the CAS ruling into account. Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said on Thursday he regretted the CAS decision, Interfax news agency reported. "I regret this decision," the agency quoted Mutko as saying. "Unfortunately, a certain... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sanctions hinder Russian efforts to build power plantdeclined to comment. E.ON's Russian unit Unipro referred Reuters to comments ma
Sanctions hinder Russian efforts to build power plant
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
declined to comment. E.ON's Russian unit Unipro referred Reuters to comments made by its Chief Executive Maxim Shirokov to Interfax news agency this month, when he said the timescale for the plant was not realistic. A spokeswoman for Fortum in... Read more
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ABC News
Prominent Journalist Killed by Car Bomb in Ukraine's Capitalof a “Russian trace” in the bombing. “It seems to me that this was done with o
Prominent Journalist Killed by Car Bomb in Ukraine's Capital
ABC News / Posted 3 days ago
of a “Russian trace” in the bombing. “It seems to me that this was done with one goal -- to destabilize the country,” the Interfax news agency quoted Poroshenko as saying. The political atmosphere in Ukraine is fraught more than two years since... Read more
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The Moscow Times
FBI to Aid Sheremet Murder Probelaw-enforcement agencies to ensure the protection of Sheremet’s colleague, Ukra
FBI to Aid Sheremet Murder Probe
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
law-enforcement agencies to ensure the protection of Sheremet’s colleague, Ukrainska Pravda editor Olena Prytula, the Interfax-Ukraine news agency reported. The car in which Sheremet was killed belonged to Prytula, and both journalists... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Consumer Watchdog Calls for Psychologist Opinions on Pokemon Gohas been ordered to investigate the “possible harmful psychological effects” of
Consumer Watchdog Calls for Psychologist Opinions on Pokemon Go
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
has been ordered to investigate the “possible harmful psychological effects” of the viral mobile game Pokemon Go, the Interfax news agency reported Wednesday. Growing mobs of Muscovites prowling the parks, thoroughfares and back alleys of... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Moscow Investigative Committee Head Resigned Before Arrestsby its effects on the department. “It is a shame, and I am sad for what happen
Moscow Investigative Committee Head Resigned Before Arrests
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
by its effects on the department. “It is a shame, and I am sad for what happened to our so-called colleagues. This incident will of course cast a shadow over all we do, but work to improve ourselves will continue,” Markin said, Interfax re... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Jury Rules 'Not Guilty' In Primorsky Partizany Retrialthe five defendants — brothers Alexander and Vadim Kovtun, Vladimir Ilyutikov,
Jury Rules 'Not Guilty' In Primorsky Partizany Retrial
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
the five defendants — brothers Alexander and Vadim Kovtun, Vladimir Ilyutikov, Maxim Kirillov and Alexei Nikitin, the Interfax news agency reported. The group, known as the Primorsky Partisans gained fame in 2010 after going on a violent... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Journalist Kashin Names His Attackersmean that they have been forgotten,” President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitr
Russian Journalist Kashin Names His Attackers
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
mean that they have been forgotten,” President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov was cited as saying by news agency Interfax on Monday. Kashin earlier accused the then-head of the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs, Vasily Yakemenko, of being... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
IOC delays Russia ban decision for CAS rulingthe (McLaren) report." That includes Mutko, who has denied that the government
IOC delays Russia ban decision for CAS ruling
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
the (McLaren) report." That includes Mutko, who has denied that the government directed the doping programme. He told the Interfax news agency he was hoping for a "reasonable" decision from the IOC on Russia's participation in Rio. Mutko said he... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Foreign Detergent Producers Ask Russian Watchdog to Explain Claimshave been eliminated, Rospotrebnadzor's head Anna Popova told the Rossiya 24 st
Foreign Detergent Producers Ask Russian Watchdog to Explain Claims
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
have been eliminated, Rospotrebnadzor's head Anna Popova told the Rossiya 24 state-run television channel, according to Interfax news agency. The checks on foreign household chemicals became the latest incident in a series of inspections of... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
IOC considering strong actions against Russia over dopingworld," he said. Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said on Tuesday there was
IOC considering strong actions against Russia over doping
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 4 days ago
world," he said. Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said on Tuesday there was no state-backed doping scheme in Russia, Interfax news agency reported. The independent report on Russian doping, commissioned by WADA and compiled by Canadian lawyer... Read more
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ABC News
IOC Calls for Block on Russia Hosting Sports EventsRussian authorities have largely dismissed the report as baseless, with Preside
IOC Calls for Block on Russia Hosting Sports Events
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
Russian authorities have largely dismissed the report as baseless, with President Vladimir Putin suggesting it was part of a U.S. conspiracy. Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko told the Interfax news service, “there are no state doping programs in Russ... Read more
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Aljazeera
IOC to study legal options on Russia ban from Olympicsfor the Games of the XXXI Olympiad Rio 2016," said the IOC statement. Mutko sa
IOC to study legal options on Russia ban from Olympics
Aljazeera / Posted 4 days ago
for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad Rio 2016," said the IOC statement. Mutko said on Tuesday that he hoped the IOC would make a rational decision about the participation of Russian athletes at the Rio Olympic Games, Interfax news agency... Read more
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The Moscow Times
FSB Arrest Deputy Head of Moscow's Investigative Committeeof the Moscow department of the Russian Investigative Committee, including depu
FSB Arrest Deputy Head of Moscow's Investigative Committee
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
of the Moscow department of the Russian Investigative Committee, including deputy head Denis Nikandrov, news agency Interfax reported, citing a message from the agency. The FSB began a search of the committee's Moscow offices in connection... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Soviet-born Putin Ally Becomes Israeli Defense MinisterSoviet-born politician Avigdor Lieberman has officially taken his post as Israe
Soviet-born Putin Ally Becomes Israeli Defense Minister
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
Soviet-born politician Avigdor Lieberman has officially taken his post as Israeli Defense Minister, the Interfax news agency reported Tuesday. He is the first Russian-speaking Israeli to hold the role. Lieberman previously served as Deputy Prime... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Online Hate Crime Rises 86 Percent in MoscowMoscow Police have recorded an 86 percent rise in online extremism for the firs
Online Hate Crime Rises 86 Percent in Moscow
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
Moscow Police have recorded an 86 percent rise in online extremism for the first half of 2016, the Interfax news agency has reported. Anatoly Yakunin, head of the Russia’s Interior Ministry for Moscow, announced that all forms of extremist crimes... Read more
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The Moscow Times
FIFA to Investigate Mutko's role in Russian DopingRussia’s sports minister and member of FIFA’s executive committee, Vitaly Mutko
FIFA to Investigate Mutko's role in Russian Doping
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
Russia’s sports minister and member of FIFA’s executive committee, Vitaly Mutko played in Russia’s doping programme, the Interfax news agency reported Tuesday. On Monday, the findings of a report by a WADA independent commission into Russian... Read more
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The Moscow Times
'Showman' Accused of Cocaine TraffickingThe drug handoffs were done without any contact so that the courier and the rec
'Showman' Accused of Cocaine Trafficking
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
The drug handoffs were done without any contact so that the courier and the recipient never ran into each other," he said, Interfax reported. The man was arrested with three accomplices on Thursday shortly after receiving a test shipment of 10... Read more
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The Moscow Times
No Charges Over Parasailing Donkeya letter Friday to Prosecutor General Yury Chaika, asking him to punish the peo
No Charges Over Parasailing Donkey
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
a letter Friday to Prosecutor General Yury Chaika, asking him to punish the people responsible for the donkey's flight, Interfax reported. It was unclear how Bardot, 75, had reacted to the Krasnodar region police's refusal to press charges... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Officials Slam Anti-Corruption Drive as Attempt to Overthrow Governmentbut anti-corruption activities," Mikhail Fedotov, head of the Kremlin's human r
Russian Officials Slam Anti-Corruption Drive as Attempt to Overthrow Government
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
but anti-corruption activities," Mikhail Fedotov, head of the Kremlin's human rights council, was cited as saying by the Interfax news agency. Fedotov was referring to the worst year of the Great Purges under Josef Stalin, which saw mass... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia Accuses NATO of Making Ukraine 'Front Line of Confrontation'into a front line of confrontation with Russia," Deputy Defense Minister Anatol
Russia Accuses NATO of Making Ukraine 'Front Line of Confrontation'
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
into a front line of confrontation with Russia," Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov told the Russian news agency Interfax. "If this decision in the future takes on a military character [accession to NATO], then we will respond... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Chichvarkin Seeks Investigation Into Mother's Deathentire apartment was covered in blood. A trail of blood led to the kitchen," Zh
Chichvarkin Seeks Investigation Into Mother's Death
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
entire apartment was covered in blood. A trail of blood led to the kitchen," Zherebyonkov said in a separate interview with Interfax. He said the fingerprints and DNA samples of an unknown man had been found at the scene and had been ignored by the... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Moscow Police Storm Office of Khodorkovsky's Pro-Democracy Group— who said that seven senior detectives accompanied by masked special forces of
Moscow Police Storm Office of Khodorkovsky's Pro-Democracy Group
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
— who said that seven senior detectives accompanied by masked special forces officers had conducted the search — told the Interfax news agency that the only protest-related materials at the organization's offices had been prepared for an... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Girl, 9, Mauled to Death by Stray Dogsvillage of Tiksi, in the Sakhi republic, have started patrolling school yards a
Girl, 9, Mauled to Death by Stray Dogs
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
village of Tiksi, in the Sakhi republic, have started patrolling school yards and other lots where stray dogs may gather, Interfax reported Tuesday. Parents in Tiksi have also been told not to leave their children unattended on the street and to... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia Resigned to Losing Space Probeto accomplish the mission are very slim,” Federal Space Agency deputy chief Vit
Russia Resigned to Losing Space Probe
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
to accomplish the mission are very slim,” Federal Space Agency deputy chief Vitaly Davydov said in remarks carried by Interfax. Davydov said engineers can keep trying until the month’s end to fix the probe’s engines to steer it onto its... Read more
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DW
State-run Russian doping at Sochi identified, WADA calls for outright Rio ban |hear facts and names confirmed with proof," Dmitry Svishchev, head of the Russi
State-run Russian doping at Sochi identified, WADA calls for outright Rio ban |
DW / Posted 5 days ago
hear facts and names confirmed with proof," Dmitry Svishchev, head of the Russian parliament's sports committee, told the Interfax news agency. Whistleblower Julia Stepanova is one of two Russian athletes with special dispensation to compete,... Read more
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The Moscow Times
65,000 Attend Rally in Central Moscow to Support Crimeain attendance are waving the flags of Russia, the ruling United Russia party, a
65,000 Attend Rally in Central Moscow to Support Crimea
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
in attendance are waving the flags of Russia, the ruling United Russia party, and the Officers of Russia organization, Interfax reported. People have been spotted holding signs that read "We Believe Putin," "Crimea is Russian Soil" and "We... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Sports Minister Says Russian Football Fans Could Clash Again 'If Provoked'disqualification. I am very glad. Disqualification is the best way to fight wit
Sports Minister Says Russian Football Fans Could Clash Again 'If Provoked'
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
disqualification. I am very glad. Disqualification is the best way to fight with hooligans,” Kanner wrote on Twitter, the Interfax news agency reported Wednesday. The behavior of fans in France has sparked mixed reactions in Russia. While the... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Putin: FIFA World Cup Infrastructure Delays Must Be Eliminateda list of instructions to eliminate delays regarding the construction of infras
Putin: FIFA World Cup Infrastructure Delays Must Be Eliminated
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
a list of instructions to eliminate delays regarding the construction of infrastructures for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the Interfax news agency reported Monday, citing a Kremlin statement from July 13. “The Russian Federation, in conjunction with... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia Conducts Military Drillsfar from the borders with Ukraine and Western European countries the exercises
Russia Conducts Military Drills
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
far from the borders with Ukraine and Western European countries the exercises in the western region were. Separately, the Interfax news agency cited the military as saying artillery and helicopter exercises were taking place in the Pskov and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Attack on police station in Almaty, Kazakhstan, kills fourafter 20 people were killed in the Kazakh city of Aktobe when groups of gunmen
Attack on police station in Almaty, Kazakhstan, kills four
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
after 20 people were killed in the Kazakh city of Aktobe when groups of gunmen attacked a military base and a gun shop The Interfax news agency, quoting a police source, said 'a religious radical and probably a follower of non-traditional Islam'... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Putin Plans to Attend UN General Assembly For First Time in 10 YearsAmbassador Vitaly Churkin. Putin last attended the UN General Assembly in 2005
Putin Plans to Attend UN General Assembly For First Time in 10 Years
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
Ambassador Vitaly Churkin. Putin last attended the UN General Assembly in 2005. Before that, he attended in 2003 and 2000, Interfax news agency reported Friday. In 2009, then-President Dmitry Medvedev spoke before the General Assembly. Lavrov has... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Wine Prices to Rise in Russia Over Ruble Crisiswill have no sparkling wine to celebrate the New Year with, business ombudsman
Wine Prices to Rise in Russia Over Ruble Crisis
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
will have no sparkling wine to celebrate the New Year with, business ombudsman Boris Titov said Monday, according to Interfax. Russia currently has 86,500 hectares of vineyards, the RBC newspaper reported in May, citing state statistics... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Shootout at Georgian Justice MinistryTwo people have been wounded after exchanging fire at Georgia’s Justice Ministr
Shootout at Georgian Justice Ministry
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
Two people have been wounded after exchanging fire at Georgia’s Justice Ministry in the country's capital of Tbilisi, the Interfax news agency reported Monday. Authorities currently claim that two people shot each other in an incident which was a... Read more
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Aljazeera
Two policemen killed in Kazakhstan shootingsdead in Kazakhstan's financial capital, Almaty, as authorities said they had la
Two policemen killed in Kazakhstan shootings
Aljazeera / Posted 5 days ago
dead in Kazakhstan's financial capital, Almaty, as authorities said they had launched an "anti-terrorist operation". The Interfax news agency, quoting a police source, said that "a religious radical and probably a follower of non-traditional... Read more
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International Business Times
2 policemen killed by unidentified gunmen in Almaty in Kazakhstan security service said in a statement that unidentified gunmen attacked their of
2 policemen killed by unidentified gunmen in Almaty in Kazakhstan
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
security service said in a statement that unidentified gunmen attacked their office and a police station in the area. The Interfax news agency quoted a police source as saying that the attacker who opened fire in central Almaty appeared to be "a... Read more
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