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25.11.2009 13:47 GMT

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Russia is preparing an answer to an interstate claim brought by Georgia to the Strasbourg Court against Russia's actions in South Ossetia last August, the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday.

Russia's Foreign Ministry protests Japan's stance on Kuril Islands

25.11.2009 13:45 GMT

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Russia's Foreign Ministry sent on Tuesday a note of protest to Japan over a document describing the Southern Kuril islands as "territory occupied by Russia."

Russian President fires military officials after Ulyanovsk arms depot blasts

25.11.2009 13:44 GMT

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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev sacked on Tuesday a number of high-ranking officers after two explosions at an arms depot in the city of Ulyanovsk, in Russia's Volga region.

Greece to benefit from fuel deals with Russia

25.11.2009 13:42 GMT

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Greece and Bulgaria will benefit from joint energy projects with Russia, Greek President Karolos Papoulias said during an official dinner to mark the visit of his Bulgarian counterpart.

Over 1% of Russian population HIV-positive: UN

25.11.2009 13:41 GMT

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Over 1% of Russian residents are HIV-positive, according to a joint report by the UN Program on HIV/AIDS and the World Health Organization.

Ilham Aliyev visits Russia - PHOTOS

25.11.2009 13:30 GMT

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Russian FM comments on meeting of Azerbaijani and Armenian presidents

25.11.2009 12:55 GMT

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“We support the contacts between Azerbaijani and Armenian presidents”.

President Ilham Aliyev completes working visit to Russia

25.11.2009 12:53 GMT

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has ended his working visit to Ulyanovsk, and returned to Baku.

Azerbaijani president visits Russia

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Gazprom's investment to amount $27.8 bln in 2010

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Gazprom's Board of Directors approved on Tuesday the energy giant's investment program for 2010, stipulating 5.4% growth in investment from the current year to 802.4 billion rubles ($27.8 billion).

Japanese government has officially recognized Russia as an aggressor state

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Japan officially declares Russia aggressor state.

Russia thanks Malta for Arctic Sea vessel cooperation: Russian FM

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov expressed on Tuesday gratitude to Malta for its cooperation in resolving the case of the Arctic Sea ship, which went missing in the Atlantic this summer.

Georgia releases Russian citizens

24.11.2009 18:47 GMT

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Georgia handed over three Russian citizens arrested at the South Ossetian administrative border to the Russian side on November 24.

Turkish Energy Minister to visit Russia for nuclear power talks

24.11.2009 18:33 GMT

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Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz is expected to visit Russia in December for talks on nuclear power plant construction in Turkey, Turkish media reported on Tuesday.

Russia's GDP to grow 3-4% in 2010

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Russia expects its gross domestic product to decline less than projected in 2009 and grow 3-4% next year, Central Bank First Deputy Chairman Alexei Ulyukayev said on Tuesday.

Both USA and Russia are interested in adjusting the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh

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Russia could soon stop issuing biometric passports due to technical problems, a newspaper reported on Tuesday citing the head of the Federal Migration Service.

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Presidents of Azerbaijan and Russia to discuss Karabakh conflict settlement

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Russia denies pressuring Belarus to recognize ex-Georgian republics

24.11.2009 14:19 GMT

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Russian President calls EU's Eastern Partnership harmless but pointless

24.11.2009 13:58 GMT

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Russia does not regard the EU's Eastern Partnership program for closer ties with ex-Soviet states as useful, but will not seek to impede it, the Russian president said on Monday.

Russia's GDP decreased by 8.1% year-on-year in October

24.11.2009 13:56 GMT

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Russia's GDP decreased by 8.1% year-on-year in October, the Economics Ministry said on Monday.

Armenia has always felt Russia’s support and appreciates it - speaker

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Armenia has always felt Russia’s support and appreciates it, Speaker of the RA Parliament Hovik Abramyan stated at his meeting with his Russian counterpart Boris Gryzlov.

Russia is one of the key foreign trade partners of Azerbaijan

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Russia almost gets up to US on volume of trade with Azerbaijan.

Speaker of Azerbaijani parliament meets with Russian and Turkish counterparts

24.11.2009 13:23 GMT

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Azerbaijani delegation touched on Armenia’s aggression against Azerbaijan, occupied territories, problem of refugees and IDPs in every meeting of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC).

Azerbaijani president to visit Russia

23.11.2009 21:18 GMT

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Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev will pay a visit to Russia on November 24, I.Aliyev said during the meeting with chief of Russia’s presidential administration in Baku Monday.

Russian official presents medal to Azerbaijan's spiritual leader

23.11.2009 20:52 GMT

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The head of the Russian Presidential Administration, Sergey Naryshkin, presented a medal of honour to the chairman of the Caucasus Muslims Department, Haji Allahshukur Pashazade, in Baku on Monday.

Ukrainian President pledges to force Russian navy out of Crimea

23.11.2009 19:37 GMT

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Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko pledged on Monday in an election campaign statement to force Russia's Black Sea Fleet to leave Ukraine's Crimea by 2017.

Russian official stresses level of strategic partnership

23.11.2009 18:38 GMT

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The political and economic ties between Russia and Azerbaijan have really reached the level of strategic partnership, chief of Russia’s presidential administration Sergey Narishkin said.

Medvedev, Putin to receive miniature books from Azerbaijan as a present

23.11.2009 18:25 GMT

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Special presents have been made for Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin at the opening of the Russian Book House.

Advocaat could replace Hiddink as Russia national team coach

23.11.2009 17:49 GMT

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Dutch trainer Dick Advocaat, dismissed by Zenit St. Petersburg in August, could take over from Guus Hiddink as coach of the Russian national side, a Russian sports newspaper said.

Russian beauty crowned Mrs. World 2009

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