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Armenia loses football match under an Azerbaijani referee – 0:19

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Russian ambassador to Azerbaijan: Caspian security cooperation a priority

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Russian foreign minister: Russia agrees to Iran nuclear deal

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Russia has agreed to a proposal by the UN nuclear watchdog to deliver processed nuclear fuel to a Tehran research reactor, Iranian news agency ILNA reports.

Georgia may export electricity to Russia this winter

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Russia rejects to ship systems S-300 to Iran

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Turkish PM discusses energy with Putin and Berlusconi

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Iran views Russia as main partner in nuclear deal

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Russian reports: Tbilisi, not Moscow, sends signals for talks

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Kremlin says Turkey approves South Stream work

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US won't improve ties with Russia at expense of its partners - security adviser

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President of Turkey has held a phone conversation with his Russian counterpart

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Turkish, Russian Presidents talk over phone.

Turkey - Italy - Russia to sign $1.5 billion Samsun-Ceyhan pipeline

20.10.2009 13:57 GMT

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Turkey, Italy and Russia are set to sign a MoU on Samsun-Ceyhan petroleum pipeline, Zaman daily informs October 19.

Russia ready to help Iran fight terror - Iranian TV

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Russian President Dmitriy Medvedev has expressed readiness to help Iran fight "terrorism" after Sunday's suicide bombing in south-eastern Iran.

Georgian FM keeps Russian citizenship

19.10.2009 16:21 GMT

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Georgian FM Grigol Vashadze confirmed he keeps a Russian citizenship despite there are no diplomatic relations between Russia and Georgia.

Georgian foreign minister: Moscow wants to start talks with us

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There are “signals” that Russia wants to start talks with Georgia, but this is impossible when Moscow continues to occupy 20% of the country’s territory, Georgian Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze said on 16 October.

Russian and Azeri analysts discuss bilateral relations

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Dr. Elkhan Nuriyev, director of the Centre for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, comments for News.Az on a round-table meeting held on Thursday in Moscow.

Russia keen to see Armenian-Turkish protocols implemented "as soon as possible"

16.10.2009 15:55 GMT

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The Russian Foreign Ministry is "really happy" with the Armenia-Turkey protocols, spokesman Andrey Nesterenko told a briefing in Moscow on Thursday.

Putin, Gazprom target Croatia

16.10.2009 14:12 GMT

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Azerbaijan-Russia gas agreement and its implications

16.10.2009 13:57 GMT

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Georgia not to hold talks with Russia unless lands are freed - Georgian Foreign Minister

15.10.2009 18:11 GMT

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Tbilisi is determined not to hold talks with Russia unless the latter quits the occupied lands in Abkhazia and South Ossetia, said Georgian Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze in his interview to BBC Russian service.

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