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I expect 2010 to be a turbulent year, financially and economically, both for Russia and the world, Dmitry Medvedev

14.11.2009 15:05 GMT

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Article of Russian president Dmitry Medvedev “Russia’s role in turbulent times” published in The Economist.

Some 20 militants killed in Chechnya - Kadyrov

14.11.2009 13:39 GMT

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Some 20 militants were killed in a special operation on Friday, the president of the volatile North Caucasus republic of Chechnya said.

Russia to end talks on WTO accession in 2010

14.11.2009 13:38 GMT

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Russia intends to complete all talks on its accession to the World Trade Organization in 2010, the Russian president said.

Gazprom to build gas storage facilities in Slovakia

14.11.2009 13:18 GMT

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Gazprom is looking into the possibility of building underground natural gas storage facilities in Slovakia, Slovak Economy Minister Lubomir Jahnatek announced yesterday.

Yukos hearing in Strasbourg court postponed

14.11.2009 13:14 GMT

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The hearing on the case of former Russian oil giant Yukos that demands $98 billion from Russia in the European Court of Human Rights has been postponed until January 14, the court said Friday.

Medvedev urges coordination of national economic policies

14.11.2009 13:12 GMT

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Nations should coordinate their macroeconomic policies, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev told the APEC business forum on Saturday.

$35 bn needed to transform Vnesheconombank into joint-stock company

14.11.2009 13:11 GMT

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One trillion rubles ($35 billion) were needed to transform Russia's national development bank Vnesheconombank from a state corporation into a joint-stock company, the bank's chief said on Saturday.

Russian ambassador Dorokhin awards Azeri veterans of Afghanistan

14.11.2009 12:51 GMT

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Russian ambassador Vladimir Dorokhin has awarded a group of Azerbaijani veterans of Afghanistan war with medals.

Iranian commander criticizes Russia

13.11.2009 21:36 GMT

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A top Iranian commander has criticized Russia for its procrastination over delivery to Iran of the sophisticated anti-aircraft system known as S-300.

Baku's frustrations with Ankara may give Russia new opening in Azerbaijan

13.11.2009 21:06 GMT

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News.Az interviews Sabina Freizer, director of the Brussels-based International Crisis Group's Europe programme.

Russia, U.S. arms talks run into problems: Army Gen. Nikolai Makarov

13.11.2009 15:39 GMT

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Ongoing arms cuts talks between Russia and the U.S. have seen differences on inspection and verification procedures, the chief of the General Staff said on Thursday.

Russian football fans to get flu masks ahead of Slovenia playoff in Moscow

13.11.2009 15:37 GMT

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Andrey Arshavin and teammates could face an 80,000-strong crowd of masked supporters when Russia take on Slovenia in a World Cup play-off in Moscow on Saturday.

Russia will deliver the last of six contracted Su fighter jets to Indonesia in 2010

13.11.2009 15:36 GMT

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Russia will deliver the last of six contracted Su fighter jets to Indonesia in 2010, a Russian Federal Service for Military and Technical Co-Operation deputy director said on Friday.

Russia posts 13.9% GDP growth in third quarter: Rosstat

13.11.2009 14:47 GMT

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Russia's gross domestic product grew an estimated 13.9% quarter-on-quarter in July-September 2009, the country's top statistics body Rosstat said on Thursday.

Medvedev accuses Georgia of aggression

13.11.2009 14:26 GMT

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Dmitry Medvedev delivered the Annual Presidential Address to the Federal Assembly on Thursday.

Russia's economy to recover fully in 2012

13.11.2009 13:15 GMT

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The Russian economy is expected to reach its 2008 pre-crisis level in 2012, Kremlin economic aide Arkady Dvorkovich said on Thursday.

No need to politicize Black Sea fleet issue - Yanukovych

13.11.2009 13:12 GMT

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Ukrainian presidential candidate and former prime minister Viktor Yanukovych has said the issue of Russia's Black Sea Fleet, based in Ukraine's Crimea, should not be politicized.

Belarusian Government asks Gazprom to reduce gas prices for 2010

13.11.2009 13:10 GMT

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Belarus has handed over to Russian energy giant Gazprom a package of proposals concerning reduction of gas prices for 2010, the Belarusian prime minister said.

Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov will visit Abkhazia

13.11.2009 13:05 GMT

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Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov will visit Abkhazia on Friday in order to hand over humanitarian aid and sign an agreement on food supplies to the former Georgian republic, an Abkhaz presidential spokesman said.

Russia is to export steel to Iran

12.11.2009 20:03 GMT

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Russia is to enhance steel export to Iran as the country seems a good market for Russian products.

Russia needs to modernize economy to survive - Medvedev

12.11.2009 18:36 GMT

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Modernization of the Russian economy is an issue for the country's survival in today's conditions, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday.

Russia to be modernized using democratic values - Medvedev

12.11.2009 18:35 GMT

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Modernization of Russia in the 21st century will be based on values and institutions of democracy, the Russian president said on Thursday.

Dmitry Medvedev to set out economic reforms in speech

12.11.2009 17:22 GMT

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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev was expected to ramp up his drive for economic reform Thursday when he delivers an annual state of the nation speech with industry still reeling from the economic crisis, AFP reported.

Talks on Russia-Georgia conflict end in Geneva

12.11.2009 16:03 GMT

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The eighth round of international consultations on the Georgia-Russia conflict ended without result in Geneva yesterday.

Russia has made armed aggression and intervention, the Georgian Foreign Ministry says

12.11.2009 14:02 GMT

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“Russia has made armed aggression and intervention, occupation of lands of sovereign states and ethnic cleansing the main priority in its foreign policy.

Moscow will cut supplies if Kiev taps natural gas - Putin

12.11.2009 13:40 GMT

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Putin, Faymann urge states to expedite South Stream deal

12.11.2009 13:38 GMT

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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann urged both their governments to expedite work on an agreement to build the Austrian section of a gas pipeline to southeast Europe.

Russia contests stability statements in Georgian conflict zone

12.11.2009 13:36 GMT

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Russia has refuted statements by partners in Geneva in regard to the stabilization of the situation in the Georgian-South Ossetian conflict zones, a Russian deputy minister said on Wednesday.

S-300 missile deliveries to Iran under review — Russian official

12.11.2009 13:34 GMT

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Russia is still considering the possible deliveries of advance air defense systems to Iran and will not freeze the contract as a concession to the United States, a government official said.

Russia has to fulfill S-300 missiles contract - Iranian Defence Minister

11.11.2009 21:21 GMT

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Iranian Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi said on Wednesday Russia must ignore pressure from Zionist regime and delivers S-300 missiles to Iran.

Some countries continue to arm Georgia: Russian FM

11.11.2009 20:40 GMT

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Some countries continue to arm Georgia via different complicated schemes, said Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov reports RIA Novosti.

Sberbank may sue General Motors for its refusal to sell Opel: CEO

11.11.2009 18:42 GMT

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Russia's largest retail savings bank Sberbank may sue General Motors for its refusal to sell German automaker Opel despite earlier-reached accords, Sberbank CEO German Gref said on Tuesday.

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