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A Japanese whaling vessel and its crew were being held in Russia on Friday after the ship entered Russian territorial waters without permission, Tokyo said.
Restaurant owner Galina Anchukova looks out across the seaside promenade in sunny Feodosia, with its straggle of strolling tourists, and sees a wasted financial opportunity.
Food prices in Russia's Far East have been rising since the country imposed a ban on food imports from Western nations earlier this month.
A nurse holds the hand of a premature baby, who was born at five months of pregnancy, after feeding it with expressed breast milk on the first day of donation at a hospital in Medellin.
Nine Russian nationals used a Gold Coast ANZ bank to wire large sums of money from companies in Asia.
A team of Russian virologists, epidemiologists and bacteriologists is leaving for Africa to organize laboratory diagnosis of the Ebola virus in Guinea, where the outbreak of the deadly fever is spreading fast.
Trucks of a Russian convoy carrying humanitarian aid for Ukraine are parked at a Russia-Ukraine border crossing point "Donetsk" in Rostov Region, August 21, 2014 Trucks with Russian humanitarian aid to war-torn eastern Ukraine are going through customs at the border.
Roman Bezsmertnyi , a former Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Belarus , Maidan's supervisor during the Orange Revolution, deputy PM in Yuliya Timoshenko's government and chairman of the Third Ukrainian Republic party, said it to Radio Svaboda.
Thermometers are set to plummet as a stubborn band of low pressure drags air in from the north, with two weeks of wet and windy weather ahead Large parts of the country will be hit by showers putting paid to plans for barbecues and spending the time relaxing in the garden.
A BODY believed to be that of a missing father-of-two from the district has been recovered from remote high ground in the Russian Caucausus Mountains.
A Georgia aquarium went to court on Wednesday seeking federal permission to bring 18 captured beluga whales to the United States from Russia.
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A column of Ukrainian paratroopers stops for a rest in Druzhkivka, Donetsk region: Ukrainian officials claim fighters have crossed the border from Russia Muddled security officials in Ukraine were last night forced to deny a huge Russian military convoy had been deployed in the eastern rebel-run city of Lugansk.
A long line of vehicles waits to use the Kerch ferry line to Crimea at the port of Kavkaz, Russia, on August 18. Since annexing Crimea from Ukraine in March, the Kremlin has said it is Russians' patriotic duty to spend their summer holidays at the peninsula's resorts.
Muslims on a street near the Cathedral Mosque before a prayer on Uraza Bayram, a major Muslim holiday 28 July 2014 Over a quarter of Russians see the colonization of their country by foreigners as the greatest threat to the nation, and the fears over a possible war with neighbors have doubled over the past year.
The Russian Parliament is considering proposals to introduce a state monopoly on the production of wine in Russia.
Her mother Galina only realised her daughter was missing when she went to collect her at the end of the day.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 01:00 am
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