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Russia says IMF’s decision on Ukraine debt changes nothing

Published 17/12/2015

BEIJING The International Monetary Fund's decision on Ukraine's debt to Russia did not change anything to Moscow, Russian Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak told reporters [more…]

Russia to consider Afghanistan’s request for arms supply ‘carefully’

Published 07/12/2015

MOSCOW Russia will consider Afghanistan's request for arms supply in a careful manner, but that task belongs first of all to the United States, RIA [more…]

Russia’s Yandex says complained to EU over Google’s Android

Published 13/11/2015

MOSCOW Russia's biggest search site Yandex said on Friday it had asked the European Commission to investigate Google's practices in relation to its Android mobile [more…]

Russia, Iran have signed contract for missile system delivery: RIA

Published 09/11/2015

MOSCOWRussia and Iran have signed a contract for Moscow to supply Tehran with S-300 surface-to-air missile systems, Sergei Chemezov, the chief executive of Russian state-owned [more…]

Dollar sits pretty, bond yields rise as Fed bets firm

Published 09/11/2015

LONDONThe dollar took a breather on Monday having surged to a seven-month high, while emerging, commodity and bond markets had a nervy feel after strong [more…]

First bodies delivered to Russia after Egypt plane crash

Published 02/11/2015

ST PETERSBURG The first bodies from a plane crash in Egypt in which all 224 passengers, most of them Russians, died over the weekend arrived [more…]

Russia’s Lavrov to meet U.N.’s de Mistura on Syria on Tuesday: RIA

Published 12/10/2015

MOSCOW Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet the United Nations' special envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, on Tuesday, RIA news agency quoted the [more…]

Russia summons Polish ambassador to protest removal of Soviet era statue

Published 17/09/2015

MOSCOW/WARSAW Russia summoned Poland's ambassador on Thursday to protest at the removal of a Soviet-era statue in a Polish town on the 76th anniversary of [more…]

Three-man international crew safely reaches space station

Published 04/09/2015

ALMATY A Russian Soyuz spaceship safely delivered a three-man international crew, including Denmark's first astronaut, to the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, a day [more…]

Iran negotiator says hopes for deal, can’t promise one by Tuesday

Published 13/07/2015

VIENNA A senior Iranian negotiator voiced hope on Monday that a nuclear deal with six major powers would be completed but cautioned that there was [more…]