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European Union Commissioner for Justice, Citizenship and Fundamental Rights Viviane Reding announced on Tuesday that she will not attend the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia in February because of the country's anti-gay law, Reuters reports.
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President Vladimir Putin ordered Russia's military to increase its focus on the Arctic and finish plans by the end of the year to upgrade military bases in the resource-rich region where world powers jostle for control.
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Russia's supreme law should specify that marriage is "a union between a man and a woman," one of the authors of the Russian Constitution has said.
In January-October 2013, the amount of mortgage loans granted in Russia increased 1.3-fold to RUB 1.042 trillion, according to the Agency for Housing Mortgage Lending's research note.
Russian State Duma deputy Adam Delimkhanov prays next to Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov at Grozny's central A.H. Kadyrov Mosque in 2010.
America's "schizophrenic" approach to the Middle East could result in many key Arab states deciding to align themselves more closely with Russia, the rulers of Bahrain warned Sunday.
New Yorker editor David Remnick will contribute to NBC's coverage of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
RFE/RL correspondents in Kyiv report that security forces have begun dismantling protesters' barricades that have been blocking access to the government quarter in the Ukrainian capital.
Russia 's President Vladimir Putin has signed an order for the abolishment of RIA Novosti information agency.
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Der Spiegel reports that Gauck took the decision in protest against human rights violations and the harassment of Russian opposition political figures.
Tour: Russian tourist Elena Iurosova, left, walks with Russia Guam Tours' Ioulia Safer along the shoreline fronting the Hotel Santa Fe Guam in Tamuning in this Sept.
Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians rallied in the center of Kiev on Sunday in the biggest protest since 2004's pro-democracy Orange Revolution, denouncing President Viktor Yanukovych's decision to turn away from Europe and raising the stakes in a tense political standoff gripping this ex-Soviet republic.
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) The Gazprom headquarters hosted a working meeting among Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Alexey Mordashov, Director General of Severstal and Dmitry Pumpyansky, Chairman of the Pipe Metallurgical Company Board of Directors.
Elton John took the opportunity at his concert in Moscow this week to speak out against Russia's anti-gay discrimination.
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