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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago |

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.


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8 hrs ago | 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.


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12 hrs ago | Avia.Ru

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

16 hrs ago |

Canadian Air Force fighter jets poised to launch missions near Russian airspace

Six CF-18 Hornets from 425 Tactical Fighter Squadron take off from Bagotville, Que., on April 29, 2014 to fly to Romania as part of Canada's contribution to NATO?'s reassurance measures in order to promote security and stability in Eastern and Central Europe.

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19 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Russia test launch first new space rocket since Soviet era

Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev inspects the test carcass of the new generation Angara rocket, which is under construction, with Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu and Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin standing nearby, at Plesetsk cosmodrome in Arkhangelsk region February 19, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Science / Technology, Space, Vladimir Putin, NASA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Ukraine accuses Russia of abducting female military pilot

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, center, and Minister of Defense Valery Heletey, 2nd right, inspect weapons captured from rebels in Devhenke village, Kharkiv region, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, July 8, 2014.


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Snowden asks to extend Russia asylum

National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden poses with German Green party parliamentarian Hans-Christian Stroebele in Moscow on October 31. Stroebele returned from the meeting with a letter from Snowden to German authorities, which was distributed to the media.


Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Military Prisons, Vladimir Putin, World News

Russia Taday

a 'iPhone on rails': Badass new Russian streetcars revealed

Russian cities that want to develop their public transit systems will soon have a stellar option to buy.


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Russia Taday

Fair Russia leader advises severing contact with US officials

Russian center-left politician Sergey Mironov has called for the party's MPs in the State Duma to be extremely cautious when dealing with US officials and politicians, or even refrain from any contact.


Related Topix: Asia, World News, Vladimir Putin

Russia Taday

Southern Russia ex-mayor jailed for 10 years for planning terror attack

The arrested mayor of Makhachkala Said Amirov, accused of ordering the murder of an investigator, in Moscow' Basmanny Court during hearings on his dismissal from the post.


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BBC News

Russia's Angara rocket 'makes debut'

There was no live TV coverage, but local wire agencies suggest the vehicle left the pad at about 12:00 GMT.


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The Age

Smallpox found in Washington DC storage room

Washington: A US government scientist cleaning out a storage room at a laboratory of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, has found decades-old vials of smallpox, the second incident involving the mishandling of a highly dangerous pathogen by a US health agency in a month.


Related Topix: World News, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Russia Taday

100,000 lives annually: Drug death toll on the rise in Russia

Around 100,000 people die from drug overdoses in Russia every year, worrying statistics from the country's Federal Drug Control Service have revealed.


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The St. Petersburg Times

Russia's new low-cost airline, Dobrolyot, has delayed the start of...

Pulkovo Airport serviced 215,000 passengers traveling between Moscow and St. Petersburg in the first four months of 2014.


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Dairy Reporter

Russia blocks more Ukrainian dairy products

Dairy producer Milkiland said Rospotrebnadzor, , has suspended imports to Russia of milk and dairy from seven subsidiaries of Milkiland-Ukraine.


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Kremlin silent as pro-Russian rebels retreat in Ukraine

As a Ukrainian government offensive sends separatists retreating from their strongholds in the country's restive east, there are signs that Moscow is seeking to distance itself from the pro-Russian rebels.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin,

The Baltimore Sun

IMF package for Ukraine 'not enough', minister says

Ukraine's deputy prime minister told international donors on Tuesday that a $17 billion International Monetary Fund bailout was "not enough" because of "unprecedented Russian-inspired aggression".


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KHOU-TV Houston

Russia to allow gambling in Sochi

Russia will allow gambling in Sochi in a bid to make continued use of the facilities that were built in the Black Sea resort for the 2014 Winter Olympics.


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Russia says US 'kidnapped' hacker

Washington/Moscow - Russia accused the United States on Tuesday of violating a bilateral treaty and "kidnapping" a Russian accused of hacking into US retailers' computer systems to steal credit card data.


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