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Georgia a bone of contention between Russia and NATO

19.11.2009 19:08 GMT

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Georgia remains a subject of disagreement between Russia and NATO, NATO-Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Wednesday.

Georgian FM: I have rejected Russian citizenship with no regret

19.11.2009 14:45 GMT

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Georgia’s FM Grigol Vashadze started settling procedural issues needed to reject the Russian citizenship, VZGLYAD reports.

Russia-Slovenia WC-2010 qualifiers - PHOTOS

19.11.2009 14:30 GMT

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World Cup misery for Russia in Slovenia

19.11.2009 14:19 GMT

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Guus Hiddink's Russia lost 1-0 away to Slovenia on Wednesday evening and will miss out on the 2010 World Cup finals.

Progress in Nagorno-Karabakh peace process example of Russia-EU cooperation - Medvedev

19.11.2009 13:55 GMT

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Russia and the European Union (EU) have to look for ways of stabilizing the most complicated situation in the South Caucasus, RF President Dmitry Medvedev stated at a news conference on the results of the Russia-EU Summit in Stockholm.

Decline in gas sales to EU will harm Gazprom

19.11.2009 13:45 GMT

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The decrease in Russian natural gas sales to Europe this year is will cause problems for energy giant Gazprom, the country's largest company, an energy analyst said on Wednesday.

EU backs Russia's WTO accession bid

19.11.2009 13:43 GMT

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The European Union backs Russia's plans to join the World Trade Organization, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said on Wednesday.

Russia continues to modernize its nuclear triad

19.11.2009 13:41 GMT

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Russia's Strategic Missile Forces (SMF), the land-based component of the nuclear triad, will put on combat duty a second regiment equipped with Topol-M mobile missile systems by the end of 2009.

Tymoshenko says gas not on agenda for Putin meeting

19.11.2009 13:37 GMT

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Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko said natural gas supplies would not be on the agenda of her meeting with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin later this week.

Moscow to agree on pact with EU soon

19.11.2009 13:36 GMT

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Russia hopes a new cooperation agreement with the European Union will be finalized soon, President Dmitry Medvedev said on Wednesday.

Russia dismisses NATO concerns over military drills with Belarus

19.11.2009 13:35 GMT

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There is no reason for NATO to be concerned over recent Russian-Belarusian large-scale military drills near Poland, Russia's envoy to the alliance said on Wednesday.

Russia pledges 25% greenhouse gas emissions cut by 2020

19.11.2009 13:35 GMT

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Russia aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to 25% below the 1990 level by 2020, President Dmitry Medvedev told an EU-Russia summit on Thursday.

Armenian FM: Russian Foreign Ministry is not safeguarded against mistakes

19.11.2009 13:17 GMT

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«Russian Foreign Ministry's official representative Andrey Nesterenko is a great professional but, like all other professionals. He is not safeguarded against mistakes.

Russian president to fly to Slovenia for World Cup qualification playoff

18.11.2009 16:28 GMT

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President Dmitry Medvedev will attend Russia's decisive World Cup qualification playoff against Slovenia in Moribor on Wednesday evening, the Kremlin announced.

Visa-free travel stymied by politics: Russia's EU envoy

18.11.2009 16:26 GMT

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The introduction of visa-free travel between Russia and the European Union is being hampered by a "considerable political component" in the talks, Russia's EU envoy said on Wednesday.

Gazprom and Srbijagas form joint venture for South Stream project

18.11.2009 16:23 GMT

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Gazprom and Srbijagas have signed constitutional documents, including the Articles of Association, for the joint engineering company (JEC) South Stream Serbia AG in Bern, Switzerland.

“Azerbaijan. Between West and East” book presented in Moscow

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An event on the National Revival Day was held in Azerbaijani embassy in Russia.

Azeri diaspora in Russia to hold congress

18.11.2009 13:59 GMT

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News.Az interviews Eldar Guliyev, chief executive of the All-Russian Congress of Azerbaijanis.

Nord Stream pipe operator to obtain $5.8 bln bank loan

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The Nord Stream pipeline operator building a gas pipe to Europe along the Baltic Sea will obtain 3.9 billion euros ($5.8 bln) in bank loans by late 2009, managing director Matthias Warnig said Tuesday.

U.S. to continue using Russian spacecraft after 2010

18.11.2009 13:32 GMT

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The U.S. ambassador to Moscow confirmed on Tuesday that the United States will continue to use Russian Soyuz spacecraft after space shuttles retire from service in 2010.

NATO offering carrot to ex-Soviet states

18.11.2009 13:30 GMT

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The creation of a Ukrainian-Polish-Lithuanian peacekeeping brigade is an attempt by the West to woo former post-Soviet countries while not formally admitting them to NATO, a Russian analyst said Tuesday.

Dmitry Medvedev arrives in Stockholm

18.11.2009 13:29 GMT

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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev arrived in Stockholm on Tuesday and met with Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt.

Over 200 enterprises to take part in Moscow military exhibition

18.11.2009 13:23 GMT

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Over 200 enterprises will take part in an all-Russian exhibition, Russian Producers and Armed Forces Logistics, opening Wednesday, the Armed Forces said in a statement.

Turkey, Armenia discuss Karabakh - Russian Foreign Ministry

18.11.2009 13:07 GMT

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Moscow thinks that the Karabakh conflict has come up in talks between Ankara and Yerevan on normalizing bilateral relations, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Andrey Nesterenko said on Tuesday.

Russia seeks end to Karabakh conflict - Foreign Ministry

18.11.2009 13:04 GMT

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Russia is doing its utmost to bring about a settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Foreign Ministry spokesman Andrey Nesterenko said on Tuesday.

Moscow says diplomacy over Iran's nuclear programme isn't over

17.11.2009 21:08 GMT

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It is too soon to say that diplomatic efforts to resolve the tension over Iran's nuclear programme have failed, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said.

Russian FM: There is some progress in work on Caspian legal status

17.11.2009 19:21 GMT

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Moscow does not see any crisis in the resolution of the Caspian status, according to Russian FM Sergey Lavrov.

Russian ministers visit unrecognized South Ossetia

17.11.2009 19:04 GMT

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Russian governmental delegation is visiting Georgia`s occupied region of Tskhinvali.

Serzh Sargsyan met with representatives of a number of Russian television companies

17.11.2009 18:37 GMT

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President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan met with representatives of a number of Russian television companies currently in Yerevan within the framework of Days of Russia's television.

Mark Loucas: "Washington and Moscow are looking forward to reduce tensions in the region"

17.11.2009 16:48 GMT

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"Azerbaijan can benefit from pursuing strong relations with both Russia and the US", - told Mark Loucas, analyst at the Fund for Peace in Washington DC.

Russian and U.S. officials agreed on joint anti-drug efforts in Afghanistan

17.11.2009 13:12 GMT

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Russian and U.S. officials agreed at talks in Moscow on Monday to carry out joint work in Afghanistan to prevent drug trafficking.

Medvedev reiterates Russian stance on interpretation of World War II

17.11.2009 13:11 GMT

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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev spoke out strongly and repeatedly on Monday against attempts to rewrite the results of World War II and the Soviet Union's contribution to the victory over Nazi Germany.

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