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Russia's state nuclear energy monopoly Rosatom will open a nuclear power media complex in Turkey in 2014, a spokesman for the company said on Friday, ITAR-TASS reported.
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Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev hinted Friday that members of the punk band Pussy Riot, former tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky and others widely referred to as political prisoners will not be freed in Russia's upcoming amnesty.
Greenpeace activist Paul Ruzycki of Canada, one of the 30 people who were arrested over a Greenpeace protest at the Prirazlomnaya oil rig, is pictured as he is released on bail from prison in St. Petersburg in this November 22, 2013 handout photo by Greenpeace.
Thirteen people, including the creator of Blackhole, a popular exploit tool used to infect computers with malware, were arrested and charged in Russia with creating and participating in a criminal organization.
Dozens of current and former Russian diplomats and their spouses were charged with participating in a nine-year fraud scheme that allegedly bilked the U.S. government of more than $1.5 million in Medicaid benefits, according to a federal complaint unsealed Thursday.
In this Nov. 17, 2013, file photo provided by Russian Emergency Situations Ministry, firefighters and rescuers work at the crash site of a Russian passenger airliner near Kazan, the capital of the Tatarstan republic, about 720 kilometers east of Moscow.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich is stopping off in Russia to have talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on his way back home from an official visit to China, Ukraine's UNIAN news agency said on Friday.
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US power in the Middle East is in decline, and American allies in the region are beginning to think of new alternatives to Washington.
In Russia, all kidnapping stories almost always sound alike: Someone went to Moscow, disappeared, and then showed up in a few months later.
Russia's highest court ruled this week that the country's highly controversial "homosexual propaganda" law is constitutional, according to Russia & India Report.
U.S. prosecutors have charged 49 current and former Russian diplomats and their family members with participating in a scheme to get health benefits intended for the poor by lying about their income.
A unit of Russian security forces is training to fight Islamist militants battling in Syria on fears they may migrate from the Middle East conflict to join an insurgency in the North Caucasus, Chechnya's Kremlin-backed leader said.
The singer is backing the Human Rights Campaign's "Love Conquers Hate" initiative ahead of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
Between diplomatic headaches in Afghanistan and the Mideast, John Kerry spent happy hour Wednesday praising a wine-producing but poor Eastern European nation for resisting Russia's grasp.
"The #Arctic30 are here together in St Petersburg, happy but still only on bail for now," tweeted Greenpeace following the release of the demonstrators.