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1 hr ago | St.Petersburg Times

Russia's global image has soured significantly over the past year...

Among Russians polled in the survey, 92 percent displayed a positive attitude toward their own country - up from 83 percent in 2013.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News,

3 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Russian National Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Smuggle Night Vision Technology To Russia

The military technology listed in the conspiracy offense was designated on the United States Munition List as defense articles and was prohibited from export outside pursuant to the Arms Export Control Act and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations.


Related Topix: World News

7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Russian minister: 2018 cup unaffected by Ukraine

Vitaly Mutko, the local organizing committee chairman and a FIFA board member, on Saturday said he did not foresee "any major issues."


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, South America, World News, Brazil, Dilma Rousseff,

9 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Crimea’s farmers still waiting for Russia’s promised help

Sergei V. Tur, a significant landowner, scowled beneath his desert-camouflage cap as he watched a hulking combine chew through one of his golden barley fields, reaping part of what he predicts will be the best harvest in Crimea in three years.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, World News, Ukraine,

13 hrs ago | West Australian

Britain bars Russian delegation from Farnborough air show

Britain said Saturday it had barred a Russian delegation from attending the Farnborough air show because of the Ukraine crisis, sparking an angry reaction from Russia.


Related Topix: Asia, World News,

17 hrs ago | Groong

Armenia, Russia Sign Agreement On Residence Status

Official Armenia and Russia have signed an agreement regulating the stay of Armenian citizens in the territory of Russia and Russian citizens in Armenia.


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22 hrs ago |

Russia absorbs 90 percent of Cuba's debt to the USSR

Russian president Vladimir Putin strengthened his nation's ties with Cuba by absorbing 90 percent of its estimated $35 billion debt to the former U.S.S.R. The Russian Federation Council approved the deal on Wednesday , relieving the communist Caribbean island of an American trade embargo which has lasted over 50 years.


Related Topix: Asia, Vladimir Putin, Fidel Castro

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Transitions Online

Russia Says U.S. 'Kidnapped' Accused Hacker, Chechen Activist Jailed on Drug Charges

Plus, bed-shy Prague hospitals turn away emergency patients, and Russia and Georgia could resume regular air traffic after eight years.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Prison,

The St. Petersburg Times

Persecuted by the Soviets, Russia's Hare Krishnas Continue Their Fight for Acceptance

Russia's Krishna population is estimated to be as high as as 250,000, said Jha of the Association of Indians of Russia.


Related Topix: Asia, World News, Religion, International Society for Krishna Consciousness

KRVN-AM Lexington

Thousands of Ukrainians Flee to Russia as Army Attacks

Last week, Natasha decided she had seen enough. Her hometown of Kramatorsk, in east Ukraine, was pocked by airstrikes.


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


Indicted Russian's family say he's innocent

Anna Otisko, the girlfriend of Roman Seleznev, a Russian man who was arrested on bank fraud and other charges earlier this week in the United States, cries as she listens to a question during a news conference in Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 11, 2014.


Related Topix: Prison, World News, Computers

The Nation

How Unrest in Ukraine Is Sending a Wave of Refugees to Russia

Tens of thousands have fled in the wake of ongoing fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Asia, US News, Liberal Political News

Russia Taday

Relatives abroad might thwart Russians' careers in public service

A ruling party MP claims to be preparing a bill that, once approved, would bar all Russians with relatives living in foreign nations from taking any official posts, or even being employed by state agencies.


Related Topix: World News, Asia


Russia closes 3 border crossings with Ukraine

Twice last year, Alix Tichelman found herself alone with a man suffering from a drug overdose.


Related Topix: World News, Asia

WLNE-TV Providence

Russia closes 3 border crossings with Ukraine

A company official says the path of saltwater that spilled from a pipeline in western North Dakota extends for nearly 2 miles and has left behind a 200-yard-long stretch of dead vegetation.


Related Topix: World News, Asia

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Does Anyone Like Russia Anymore?

Russia's President Vladimir Putin isn't very popular on the world stage right now, according to PewResearch.


Related Topix: Asia, World News, Vladimir Putin

The St. Petersburg Times

A Russian state-owned company that distributes printed publications...

A Russian state-owned company that distributes printed publications has asked the federal media watchdog to investigate Marvel comic books.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Watches

Russian pleads guilty in technology export case

Prosecutors say between 2010 and 2013, Ustinov worked with a Virginia-based supplier to purchase and export night vision equipment from the United States to Russia without obtaining any export licenses from the U.S. Department of State.


Related Topix: Prison, World News

Christian Science Monitor

New Russian gas pipeline drives wedge through EU solidarity

Employees stand near a pipe made for the South Stream pipeline at the OMK metal works in Vyksa in the Nizhny Novgorod region of Russia.


Related Topix: New-Russia, NY, World News, Asia,


Russian citizens may be banned from access to online hotel and ticket booking services

A draft law stipulating that the personal data of Russian citizens must be stored and processed in Russia will ban the citizens from access to a number of global internet services, including the ones designed for online hotel and ticket booking, ITAR-TASS reports with reference to Russian Association for Electronic Communications .


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Tupolev Tu-204, Tupolev Aircraft