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Azerbaijan supports the EU’s attempts to diversify its sources and transit routes, German expert

11.11.2009 14:26 GMT

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News.Az interviews Marcel Viëtor, Head of Program Foreign Energy Policy, The German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP).

Medvedev pledges to continue fight against corruption

11.11.2009 13:23 GMT

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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on Tuesday that the government will continue measures to overcome corruption, and pledged to improve existing legislation.

Putin to discuss Europe's energy security with Austrian chancellor

11.11.2009 13:22 GMT

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Russia interested in getting share from second phase of Shahdeniz project

10.11.2009 21:58 GMT

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Georgia urges Russia to comply with international obligations

10.11.2009 21:52 GMT

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Georgia's Foreign Ministry has issued a statement calling on Russia to honour its obligations on the eve of international talks in Geneva on the Georgian-Russian conflicts over Abkhazia and South Ossetia.

Gazprom may ask Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan to reduce prices on gas supplies

10.11.2009 20:16 GMT

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US senator slams Russia for occupying Georgian land

10.11.2009 19:48 GMT

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US Senator John McCain has accused Russia of becoming more aggressive and invading its neighbour Georgia.

Georgian Patriarchate denies Russian church leader to visit

10.11.2009 18:08 GMT

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The Georgian Patriarchate has dismissed reports that Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia is to visit Georgia.

US and Russia work together on everything - Hillary Clinton

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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said she is very pleased with Russian-American relations over the last few months.

Father of the AK-47 turns 90

10.11.2009 16:31 GMT

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Mikhail Kalashnikov, the Russian inventor of the AK-47 assault rifle, turned 90 on Tuesday.

Moscow recognizes Iran's positive diplomacy

10.11.2009 15:16 GMT

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Russia's deputy foreign minister has praised Iran's positive approach during its Vienna negotiations with world powers.

President Medvedev signs bill on using army abroad

10.11.2009 14:30 GMT

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The Russian president on Monday signed into law a bill expanding the use of the Russian Armed Forces abroad in certain situations.

Russian official: Georgia may use force in South Ossetia, Abkhazia

10.11.2009 14:18 GMT

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Russia will urge the adoption of an agreement on the non-use of force at forthcoming talks in Geneva on South Ossetia and Abkhazia.

Medvedev visits Berlin for 'fall of wall' ceremony

10.11.2009 13:17 GMT

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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visited Berlin on Monday for events to mark the fall of the Berlin Wall that led to Germany's unification 20 years ago.

Gazprom may fine EU buyers for not taking contracted volumes

10.11.2009 13:16 GMT

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Gazprom could fine European consumers for falling short of contracted purchase volumes by 8-9 billion cubic meters of gas, an executive at the Russian gas monopoly said on Monday.

Obama, Medvedev to discuss START, N.Korea, Iran in Singapore

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Medvedev, Austrian chancellor to discuss gas supplies to Europe

10.11.2009 13:09 GMT

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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann will discuss energy cooperation, in particular Russian gas supplies to Europe, on Tuesday, the Kremlin said.

Famous Russian journalist moves to Tbilisi

09.11.2009 20:49 GMT

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Georgian Foreign Ministry addresses international organizations

09.11.2009 19:58 GMT

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Georgian FM calls upon international organizations to intensify their activities for the release of four underaged Georgians.

New Berlin wall exists in Georgia - Saakashvili

09.11.2009 19:33 GMT

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New Berlin wall exists in Georgia and till it exists, Europe will not remain quiet, - Mikhail Saakashvili said this while being in Shida Qartli.

Armed conflict in South Caucasus unlikely in short term - US military expert

09.11.2009 18:07 GMT

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News.Az interviews Jon Chicky, member of faculty of the National War College, National Defense University.

Russia proposes early warning mechanism to prevent energy supply stoppage

09.11.2009 18:05 GMT

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Russian deputy energy minister Anatoly Yanovsky said that the Russian party was awaiting a reply reaction from European counterparts.

Georgian president reacts to kidnapping case

09.11.2009 14:53 GMT

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During the visit to Gori, the Georgian president touched upon the fact of kidnapping four Georgian teenagers by Ossetian-Russian gangs from the Georgian village of Tirdznisi.

Dmitri Medvedev talked about the Georgian-Russian war

09.11.2009 14:38 GMT

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Russian president Dmitri Medvedev talked about the Georgian-Russian war in his interview with the German news magazine Der Spiegel.

Russian patriarch to visit Tbilisi

09.11.2009 14:30 GMT

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Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia will visit Tbilisi by invitation of Catholicos Patriarch of All Georgia.

Russia will once use Turkey’s example – Saakashvili

09.11.2009 14:02 GMT

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Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili considers that Russia should use an example of Turkey that supported construction of 100 residential houses for refugees, who suffered during the August conflict in the Caucasus.

Ukraine could be made to pay $7.8 bln in gas fines - Yushchenko

09.11.2009 13:21 GMT

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Russian energy giant Gazprom could charge Ukraine nearly $8 billion in fines for failing to consume the contract-stipulated amounts of natural gas, President Viktor Yushchenko said Sunday.

Medvedev to arrive in Berlin to attend "fall of wall" celebrations

09.11.2009 13:19 GMT

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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is arriving in Berlin on Monday to take part in events marking the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Russian policeman who asked Putin for corruption probe fired

09.11.2009 10:20 GMT

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A police officer from the southern Russian city of Novorossiisk has been fired after posting a video on the web asking Putin to launch a nationwide corruption probe, an Interior Ministry spokesman said Sunday.

Iran warns Russia over S-300 missile delay

09.11.2009 06:11 GMT

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A senior Iranian lawmaker warned Russia that its delay in delivering an anti-aircraft missile defence system to Tehran could harm relations between the two countries, state television reported Sunday.

Russia might back sanctions against Iran - Medvedev

09.11.2009 03:10 GMT

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President Dmitri Medvedev said Russia might back sanctions against Iran if the Iranians did not take a "constructive position" on an international plan to limit their stockpile of enriched uranium.

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