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Russia signs $3bn arms deals with India
Monday, 24 December 2012 14:36

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) shakes hands with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ahead of a meeting at Singh's residence in New Delhi on December 24, 2012 (AFP Photo / Mustafa Quraishi)

Russia will sell India military helicopters and military equipment worth about $3bn under a new agreement as bilateral trade might double to $20 by 2015.


Russian military presence in Syria poses challenge to US-led intervention
Sunday, 23 December 2012 22:30

Advisers deployed with surface-to-air systems bolster President Assad's defences and complicate outcome of any future strikes

Russian military advisers are manning some of Syria's more sophisticated air defences – something that would complicate any future US-led intervention, the Guardian has learned.

The advisers have been deployed with new...

Russia's Saint Petersburg: city of wonders
Friday, 21 December 2012 23:52
All tourists know the famous "White Nights" in May, June and July, when magical twilight lasts all night due to Saint Petersburg's position below the Arctic Circle. During the "White Nights," the drawbridges spanning the Neva are drawn between two and four a.m., to let ships pass up and down the river....
Russia builds strong defense against foreign interference
Friday, 21 December 2012 09:36
The State Duma on Wednesday endorsed strong amendments to the "Law of Dima Yakovlev". In addition to the ban on adoptions of Russian children by American families that evoked strong emotions, more significant amendments were adopted, including suspension of the activities of "political" NGOs receiving funds from U.S. citizens...
Russian authorities consider ending Gazprom export monopoly
Thursday, 20 December 2012 14:07

RIA Novosti / Aleksey Nikolskyi

Russian gas major Gazprom could lose its status of an export monopoly as Russian authorities have reportedly backed the idea to allow independent energy firms to sell LNG abroad.

The country’s Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Natural Resources and the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service (FAS) approved t...

Daily Mail celebrates a double campaigning victory
Thursday, 20 December 2012 11:59

It might have been expected that the Daily Mail would splash today on the Pollard report into the BBC's Jimmy Savile embarrassment. But newspapers love nothing better than winning campaigns.

And to obtain success in two of them on the same today was too good an opportunity for the Mail to overlook. So its front page carried a single-word headline,...

Putin: 'USA's get-out attitude to Russia unacceptable'
Thursday, 20 December 2012 11:33

Russian President Vladimir Putin started his large press conference at midday, December 20. The conference brought together more than 1,200 Russian and foreign journalists. The first question that was asked to Vladimir Putin was the question about the infamous Magnitsky Act and Russia's new law to ban the adoptions of Russian children by Americans...

Russia’s Kamaz to spend $2bn on new models
Thursday, 20 December 2012 10:18

Published: 20 December, 2012, 13:18


RIA Novosti / Ramil Sitdikov

Dakar rally winning truck maker Kamaz has announced plans to invest more than $2bn over five years in modernizing its vehicle product range to make them more comfortable and energy efficient.

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Russia’s leading truck maker is going t...

Market Buzz: Balancing on the edge of the US ‘fiscal cliff’
Thursday, 20 December 2012 06:47

A trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.(AFP Photo / Andrew Burton)

The US ‘fiscal cliff’ issue maintains its grip on world stocks. Fitch warned it may strip the US of its top AAA rating if it fails to pass a budget deal, adding to investor concerns that the world’s biggest economy could fall back into recession.

A US failure to avert...

Gérard Depardieu's tax exile could take him to Chechnya
Wednesday, 19 December 2012 18:36

Actor who says he is quitting France because of tax increases has ties to ruthless Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov

After spending more than 60 years feasting on the rich food and culture of Paris and its majestic boulevards and nightlife, where is Gérard Depardieu to go? Chechnya, maybe.

The actor said this week that he was handing in his French...

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