Russia withdraws diplomats from Yemen's Sanaa

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Russia's space industry output to grow 18% in 2009

01.12.2009 14:06 GMT

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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said on Monday that the output of the national space industry in 2009 will increase by about 18%.

Russian PM urges tighter security on rail network after terrorist attacks

01.12.2009 14:05 GMT

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Prime Minister Vladimir Putin called on Monday for improved security and preventive police measures on Russia's rail network to prevent further terrorist attacks.

Russian and U.S. presidents discussed new arms reduction pact

01.12.2009 13:56 GMT

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The Russian and U.S. presidents discussed a new bilateral arms reduction treaty in a phone conversation on Monday, the Kremlin said.

OSCE to discuss Russian President Dmitry Medvedev's European security pact

01.12.2009 13:54 GMT

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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev's European security pact draft will be discussed at the 17th OSCE Ministerial Council opening in the Greek capital Athens on Tuesday.

Russia successfully launches Intelsat-15 satellite into orbit

01.12.2009 13:53 GMT

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Russia's Zenit-3SLB carrier rocket has successfully put into orbit a U.S. telecommunications satellite, the Intelsat-15, a spokesman for Russia's space agency Roscosmos said.

Azerbaijani suffered in Nevsky Express explosion will be released home in a week

30.11.2009 16:21 GMT

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Novruz Babayev who suffered in the result of the Moscow-St.Petersburg train accident is satisfactory.

Armenian died in Nevsky Express derailment

30.11.2009 16:20 GMT

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Armenian Pavel Derdzakyan’s name has been found among those 25 died in Nevsky Express derailment.

Iran's FM, Russian Energy minister met in Tehran

30.11.2009 15:31 GMT

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Iran’s Foreign Minister, Manouchehr Mottaki, and Russia’s Energy Minister, Sergei Shmatko, met in Tehran and discussed the ways to expand cooperation in transportation, energy, trade, economy and banking.

Bomb blast hits Tyumen-Baku train in southern Russia

30.11.2009 15:29 GMT

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The railroad through which Tyumen-Baku passenger train №374 was exploded in this morning, Interfax quoted Makhachkala Office of Internal Affairs as saying.

Train crash in northwest Russia leaves 25 people dead

30.11.2009 14:46 GMT

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A train crash caused by a bomb attack in northwest Russia left 25 people dead and 26 are listed as missing, Emergencies Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Sunday, citing the latest data.

Gazprom to supply up to 6 bcm of gas annually to Electricite de France

30.11.2009 14:27 GMT

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Russia's Gazprom signed a deal on Friday to supply Electricite de France (EDF), the world's largest utility company, with up to 6 billion cubic meters of natural gas annually, a Russian deputy PM said.

Britain to begin piping in Russian gas in 2012

30.11.2009 14:13 GMT

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Britain will start piping in gas directly from Russia in late 2012, the chief executive of Nord Stream has said.

All done to complete Bushehr nuclear plant

30.11.2009 14:08 GMT

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Everything possible has been done to complete the construction of the Bushehr nuclear power plant in southern Iran, the Russian energy minister said Sunday.

US envoy, Russian deputy minister discuss Karabakh

30.11.2009 05:11 GMT

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Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin and the US ambassador to Russia, John Beyrle, discussed the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement in a meeting on 26 November.

Azerbaijan interested in practical cooperation with Russia in GLONASS sphere

26.11.2009 21:31 GMT

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Azerbaijan is interested in cooperation with Russia in the sphere of development of technologies using GLONASS, Russian navigation satellite system.

Russian President to meet with Pope in Vatican

26.11.2009 19:52 GMT

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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will pay a brief working visit to the Vatican on December 3 for talks with Pope Benedict XVI, a Kremlin spokesman said on Thursday.

Russia's international reserves up $2.1 bln to $443.8 bln in week

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Russia waits answer for confidence-building initiative

26.11.2009 14:42 GMT

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Russia has yet to receive a reply from NATO to its proposal to sign an agreement on the prevention of "dangerous" military activities in border areas, Russia's envoy to the alliance said on Wednesday.

Russian PM to discuss investment projects, energy in France

26.11.2009 14:41 GMT

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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin will start a two-day visit to France on Thursday, during which the two countries may finally agree on the purchase of a French Mistral-class amphibious assault ship.

Central Bank of Russia says cut rescue package

26.11.2009 14:39 GMT

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Russia's Central Bank has cut rescue measures to banks amid signs of economic recovery, the bank's first deputy chairman said on Wednesday.

2010 budget approved in Russia's Federation Council

26.11.2009 14:29 GMT

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The upper house of Russia's parliament adopted on Wednesday the federal budget for 2010 and basic budget parameters through 2012.

Ukraine to pay $280 per 1,000 cubic meters of Russian gas in 2010: Gazprom

26.11.2009 14:27 GMT

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Ukraine will have to pay about $280 per 1,000 cubic meters of Russian gas in 2010, a spokesman for Russia's energy giant Gazprom said on Wednesday.

600 people have died in Russia from flu: Health ministry

26.11.2009 13:35 GMT

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About 600 people have died in Russia from flu, including the H1N1 virus, since the start of the year, the health minister said on Wednesday.

160,000 foreigners to get temporary residence in Russia next year

26.11.2009 13:28 GMT

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The Russian government will issue 159,515 temporary residence permits to foreigners and persons without citizenship in 2010.

Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan to create Customs Union

25.11.2009 20:00 GMT

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The presidents of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan will sign a deal on a Customs Union between the three ex-Soviet republics in Minsk on November 27, the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday.

Moscow to reduce Kiev's gas supplies 35% in 2010

25.11.2009 18:31 GMT

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Russia's Gazprom and Ukraine's Naftogaz agreed on Tuesday to reduce Russian national gas deliveries by 35% in 2010, from the previously contracted 52 billion cubic meters to 33.75 bcm.

Astana moves to play down Baikonur spat with Moscow

25.11.2009 18:29 GMT

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Kazakhstan moved to play down a spat with Russia over a delay in a rocket launch from the Russian-leased space center in the Central Asian republic earlier this week, saying it was a result of a misunderstanding.

Georgian FM says xenophobia in Russia becomes common

25.11.2009 17:26 GMT

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According to Georgian Foreign Ministry, Eduard Gurtskaya’s murder by Russian law enforcement bodies is another proof that xenophobia has become common in Russia.

Georgia skeptical about Russian statement on Upper Lars

25.11.2009 16:48 GMT

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Georgia welcomes the statement by Russian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Grigory Karasin on opening of “Upper Lars” checkpoint, meanwhile being skeptical.

European official welcomes swift release of Russian civilians

25.11.2009 16:16 GMT

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The Deputy Head of the EU Monitoring Mission, General Gilles Janvier, has welcomed the swift release today of three Russian civilians detained by the Georgian authorities yesterday.

Russian leader welcomes progess in Karabakh talks

25.11.2009 15:01 GMT

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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has welcomed progress in the negotiations on Nagorno-Karabakh and said that Moscow will continue work to resolve the conflict.

Iran continues to press Russia for S-300 missile systems deliveries

25.11.2009 13:49 GMT

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Iran hopes that Russia will fulfill its contract for the supply of S-300 air defense missile systems, an Iranian foreign ministry spokesperson said on Tuesday.

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