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52 min ago | CNN

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.

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5 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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.

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13 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | 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.

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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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Yahoo!

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.

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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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Iol.co.za

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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Examiner.com

Russia's top 60 lies about Ukraine

Russia's aggressive information war, waged through its vast propaganda machine, continues to produce disinformation to justify its involvement in Ukraine.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

National Public Radio

Shevardnadze: Fearless Life, Sad Political Ending

Eduard Shevardnadze was sitting in the front of the small Yak-40 jet that was screaming toward liftoff from Sukhumi.

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The St. Petersburg Times

Kremlin's Internet Walls Will Rival China's

How can you spot a pedophile? Just ask Russian Duma Deputy Yelena Mizulina. She knows: a pedophile always has an iPhone.

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Live Charts

London's immunity to Russian crime could be affected by sanctions

As the conflict in Ukraine continues some experts have warned that efforts must continue to be made so that London is not caught unawares by the possible security risks that might arise given the non-negligible presence of Russian criminal interests in the country.

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Russia Taday

Black Sea boiling: US missile cruiser enters waters as Russian Navy monitors NATO drills

A view of U.S. Navy cruiser Vella Gulf in the Black Sea port of Constanta June 5, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Asia, US Military, US Navy

Bloomberg

Top Russian Gold Miner Courts Chinese as Putin Looks East

Polyus Gold International Ltd. , Russia 's largest gold producer, held talks with Chinese companies and banks about loans and the possible sale of a stake in a Siberian project, according to three people with knowledge of the matter.

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Daily Times

Putin says Russia must boost arms exports : July 07, 2014,

MOSCOW Russia should boost its arms exports to help the industry upgrade and add more high-end jobs to the labour market, President Vladimir Putin, was quoted as saying on Monday.

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