Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Moscow, Russia News

Local news for Moscow, Russia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

Putin presents law to make Crimea a gambling zone in Russia

MOSCOW, Russia - President Vladimir Putin on Monday presented a draft law in parliament that will make Crimea a possible gambling zone in Russia.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin,

7 hrs ago | AlertNet

Ukraine haggles with Slovakia for bigger gas shipments

Ukraine could sign a deal on Monday allowing the shipment of up to 10 billion cubic metres of gas a year from Slovakia, ministers from the two countries said, although Ukraine says its neighbour could pump three times that much.

Comment?

Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Asia, Russia,

11 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Business news you need to know today

UPDATE: Labor is angered the Abbott government appears likely to make changes to the pension, while still pushing ahead with its Paid Parental Leave Scheme.

Comment?

Related Topix: Russia,

15 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Moscow court extends Navalny's house arrest

A Moscow court has decided to keep Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny under house arrest rather than send him to jail pending trial.

Comment?

Related Topix: Russia, World News,

20 hrs ago | Time

Further Sanctions on Russia Are 'Teed Up' Obama Says

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a news conference in the Akasaka Palace in Tokyo April 24, 2014.

Comment?

Related Topix: Russia, Asia, World News,

Wed Apr 23, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Flash: First Look at Vakhtangov State Academic Theatre of...

The U.S. Premiere of Eugene Onegin by Vakhtangov State Academic Theatre of Russia , an original play with music based on Alexander Pushkin's "novel in verse", will play 4 performances at New York City Center : May 29th at 8 PM, May 30th at 8pm, May 31st at 8pm and June 1st at 3pm.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Arts, Literature, Theater

Norwalk Citizen News

Amid Russia warning, Ukraine is in a security bind

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks during a news conference after the meeting of foreign ministers from Caspian countries, in Moscow, Russia, on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

Comment?

Related Topix: Russia, World News, Ukraine,

The Campbell Reporter

The Wire: Obama's sushi diplomacy; Russian threats; grim ferry search; S.F. shipwreck; tattoo regrets

President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe depart Sukiyabashi Jiro sushi restaurant in Tokyo on Wednesday.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia,

Russia Taday

Putin advocates single cultural space within Russian borders

Visitors before Alexander Ivanov's "The Appearance of Christ to the People" at the State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin,

Lincoln Daily News

Ukraine's Leaders Say Have U.S. Backing To Take On 'Aggressors'

Ukraine's government relaunched a security operation to crack down on pro-Russian armed groups after an Easter pause on Wednesday and said it had the backing of the United States.

Comment?

Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Russia, Asia, Terrorism, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

South China Morning Post

Risk of - city-killing' asteroid striking Earth higher than thought, experts warn

A meteorite contrail over the Ural Mountains' city of Chelyabinsk, about 1,500 kilometres east of Moscow, Russia pictured in February 2013.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Russia, Non-Profit

Tue Apr 22, 2014

International Business Times

Ukraine President Calls for New Anti-rebel Offensive as Crisis Deal Falters

In an appeal that may complicate European efforts to mediate the crisis, Turchinov said two "brutally tortured" bodies had been found near Slaviansk, the objective of the failed Ukrainian army offensive.

Comment?

Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Russia, Asia, Terrorism, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Russia Taday

US sends 600 troops to Eastern Europe, warship USS Taylor enters Black Sea

U.S. Navy frigate USS Taylor sets sail in the Bosphorus, on its way to the Black Sea in Istanbul April 22, 2014 US frigate USS Taylor has entered the Black Sea, according to the US Navy, as the Pentagon announces plans to dispatch some 600 troops to Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia for military exercises.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Russia, Asia, Europe, Ukraine,

Jerusalem Post

If Putin really wants to help Jews and Russia...

The Kremlin's questionable claim of widespread anti-Semitism as partial justification for threatening and even occupying parts of Ukraine should not obscure the fact that Russian President Vladimir Putin has genuinely championed the cause of Russian Jewry.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin, Israel, Middle East, Opinion

Washington Times

U.S. conducts spy flight over Russia

After a tit-for-tat series of delays, the United States conducted an Open Skies Treaty intelligence flight over Russian territory on Monday, a State Department official said.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Weather,

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Biden to Ukraine: We'll support you

As the crisis in Ukraine shows no signs of easing, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden promised support for Ukraine and stressed that the United States won't recognize Russia's annexation of Crimea.

Comment?

Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Russia, Asia, Oleksandr Turchynov,

The Wichita Eagle

Russia's Navalny found guilty in libel case

Russian opposition activist and anti-corruption crusader Alexei Navalny, right, is escorted to a court by a policeman, left, from his home, where he is currently staying under house arrest in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Russia, Wichita, KS, Health

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Biden promises more U.S. support for Ukraine

As the crisis in Ukraine shows no signs of easing, Vice President Joe Biden promised support for Ukraine and stressed that the United States won't recognize Russia's annexation of Crimea.

Comment?

Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Oleksandr Turchynov, Russia, Asia,

The Daily Beast

Germany Helped Prep Russia for WarBy Josh Rogin

Over the past few years, NATO countries have helped Russia revolutionize its armed forces.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization),

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Finance News Update, what you need to know

At 0630 AEST on Tuesday, the local unit was trading at 93.27 US cents, down from 93.57 cents on Thursday before the four-day Easter long weekend.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Russia,

•••
•••
•••
•••
 
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••