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23.11.2009 17:49 GMT

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Russian beauty crowned Mrs. World 2009

23.11.2009 17:46 GMT

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Russian Victoria Radochinskaya has won the Mrs World 2009 beauty pageant, which took place in the Vietnamese city of Vung Tau.

Russia's state defense orders will grow by 8.5% in 2010

23.11.2009 15:13 GMT

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Russia's state defense orders will grow by 8.5% to 1.175 trillion rubles ($40.5 billion) in 2010, the prime minister told the ruling party on Saturday.

Estonia to take measures in Baltic Sea if Russia will buy French warship

23.11.2009 14:49 GMT

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Commander-in-Chief of the Estonian Defence Forces Ants Laaneots said if Russia buys a French Mistral amphibious assault ship, measures should be taken to ensure Estonian national security.

Archil Gegeshidze: I do not foresee lasting Russian presence in our region

21.11.2009 15:56 GMT

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Russia, U.S. to cooperate in metallurgy, wood industry and chemistry

21.11.2009 14:35 GMT

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Foreign investment in Russia down 28%

21.11.2009 13:19 GMT

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Foreign investment in the Russian economy in the first nine months of the year fell 27.8% year-on-year to $54.738 billion, the state statistics service said on Friday.

Russian Prime Minister to travel to France next week

21.11.2009 13:16 GMT

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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin will visit France on November 26-27, when a decision could finally be made on the purchase of a French Mistral-class helicopter carrier, a government spokesman said on Friday.

Turkey cancels tender for first nuclear plant project

21.11.2009 13:15 GMT

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Turkey on Friday canceled a tender for the construction of its first nuclear power plant, Turkey's Electricity Trade Corp (TETAS) said.

CIS countries to scrap dollar in several years

21.11.2009 13:13 GMT

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CIS countries could drop the U.S. dollar in financial settlements and start using their national currencies within the next few years, the Russian finance minister said on Friday.

Work on Iran's first nuclear power plant continuing as scheduled

21.11.2009 13:11 GMT

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Russian and Iranian officials confirmed on Friday that work to launch Iran's first nuclear power plant is going as scheduled, Russia's state nuclear power equipment and service export monopoly said.

Medvedev hopes EU appointments will boost Russia ties

21.11.2009 13:07 GMT

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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Friday hoped the appointment of Herman Van Rompuy as president of the European Council would boost Russia-EU ties.

The tariff of gas for Armenia will be lowered

20.11.2009 20:23 GMT

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Armenia will pay $180 for 1000 cu m of gas from January 1, 2010.

No talk of new Iran sanctions at the UN Security Council - Russian FM

20.11.2009 20:07 GMT

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Whilst the US threatens Iran with consequences, Russia rules out the possibility of additional UN Security Council sanctions against Tehran at the present juncture.

Georgia had "small quantity" of Ukrainian arms - Saakashvili

20.11.2009 19:08 GMT

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Georgia "did have Ukrainian weapons" but not many, Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has said on Ukrainian TV.

Ukraine, Russia prepared new nuclear energy contract

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Ukraine and Russia have prepared a strategic cooperation contract in the nuclear energy sphere until 2020, Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko said.

Murdered Russian priest received death threats

20.11.2009 18:47 GMT

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A Russian Orthodox priest who carried out missionary work among immigrants from ex-Soviet republics received over a dozen death threats before his murder on Thursday, a Russian paper said.

Russian President calls for global efforts to improve road safety

20.11.2009 18:31 GMT

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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev called on Thursday for global measures to be taken to improve road safety.

Putin says no gas crisis with Ukraine

20.11.2009 16:48 GMT

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Russia and Ukraine will not face another gas crisis during New Year holidays as both countries pledged to fulfill their obligations on gas transit to Europe, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said.

Council of Europe welcomes extension of death penalty ban in Russia

20.11.2009 16:44 GMT

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The Council of Europe welcomed on Thursday a decision by Russia's Constitutional Court to extend a moratorium on capital punishment.

Georgian Foreign Ministry sends note to Russia

20.11.2009 15:24 GMT

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Georgian FM sends note to Russia regarding Russian delegation’s visit to Tskhinvali.

Russia does not bind Karabakh problem to Armenian-Turkish ties

20.11.2009 14:01 GMT

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Russia does not see any connection between the processes of the Karabakh settlement and the Armenian-Turkish rapprochement, Russia’s FM spokesman Andrey Nesterenko has said.

No link between Armenian-Turkish ties and Karabakh - Russian envoy

20.11.2009 13:20 GMT

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Relations between Armenia and Turkey are not connected with the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh, Russia’s ambassador to Armenia, Vyacheslav Kovalenko, has said.

Ilham Aliyev to leave for Russia next week

20.11.2009 02:22 GMT

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Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev will pay a working visit to Russia on 24 November, the Russian presidential web site reports.

"NATO doesn't want to compete with Russia in South Caucasus"

19.11.2009 21:44 GMT

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News.Az interviews Vladimir Socor, senior fellow on the Eurasia Programme at US thinktank the Jamestown Foundation.

Russian official to visit Baku

19.11.2009 21:42 GMT

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Viktor Yushchenko asks Dmitry Medvedev to alter gas deal

19.11.2009 21:14 GMT

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Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko has asked Russia to amend the existing natural gas supply contract as soon as possible, to avoid problems with gas transit to Europe.

Ankara, Moscow can pool South Caucasus peace efforts - commentator

19.11.2009 20:17 GMT

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Turkey and Russia could work together on tackling problems in the South Caucasus, Russian political scientist Alexey Vlasov said on Thursday.

Russia prolongs moratorium on death penalty

19.11.2009 19:45 GMT

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Russia's Constitutional Court prolonged on Thursday a moratorium on the death penalty, which was due to expire on January 1, until it is banned completely.

Russian FM meets with Afghan President in Kabul

19.11.2009 19:42 GMT

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has met with newly elected Afghan President Hammid Karzai ahead of his inauguration, which is to take place in Kabul on Thursday.

Russia to supply 116 bln cu m of gas to Europe via Ukraine in 2010

19.11.2009 19:41 GMT

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Russia is planning to supply 116 billion cubic meters of natural gas to Europe via Ukraine in 2010, the Russian government has said.

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