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​US, Canada military report Russian military planes at border
American and Canadian military reported intercepting Russian military aircraft near Alaska and Canada this week. Neither country’s airspace was violated.

20.09.2014 05:27

‘Sanctions war’ has nothing to do with Ukraine; it’s just a pretext – Rusal CEO
The Ukrainian conflict was just a trigger for the sanctions, which demonstrated the failure of all previous efforts to set up healthy relations between Russia and the West, Russian tycoon and head of Rusal, Oleg Deripaska, told RT in Sochi.

19.09.2014 11:55

‘Economic blackmail’ won’t bring West desired results – Russian PM
It’s impossible to isolate Russia from the rest of the world, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, said at a plenary session at the Sochi International Investment Forum, adding that sanctions against Moscow won’t see the West achieving the desired results.

19.09.2014 14:51

Conflicting reports over release of Russian tycoon Yevtushenkov
There are conflicting reports over the release of Russian tycoon Vladimir Yevtushenkov from house arrest. Press secretary of "AFK Sistema" co-owned by him confirmed the release, while Yevtushenkov himself and Russia's Investigative Committee deny it.

19.09.2014 13:39

​Japan puts on hold Russian sanctions in view of possible FM talks
The Japanese government has pushed back imposing new sanctions on Russia, which it planned to impose on Friday, in expectation of a possible meeting of foreign ministers next week.

19.09.2014 10:46

Russia pledges support to ISIS opponents, no plans to join US-led coalition
Russia will not “buy tickets” to the international coalition that is being created by the US to fight the Islamic State, but will continue its aid to Iraq, Syria and other nations that are fighting terrorists on the spot.

19.09.2014 10:32

Govt approves doubling of state support to popular parties
The Russian government has given the go-ahead to a bill that, if passed, would allow parliamentary parties to receive about $3 of state support for every vote they secure at the elections.

19.09.2014 07:28

Russia won’t disconnect from global internet, works on cyber security – Kremlin
Media reports that Russia is considering disconnecting from the global internet are false, Dmitry Peskov, presidential press-secretary, said. But the country is working to improve cyber security due to the unpredictable behavior of the West, he added.

19.09.2014 07:16

‘Historic high’: Afghan drug crime to further deteriorate after US withdrawal, says Russia
The drug production in Afghanistan is already at a “historic high,” but the situation is likely to deteriorate even more when international troops leave the country, Russia’s chief anti-narcotics official said.

18.09.2014 19:21

Dragon-cat and bee-dog: Russian groomers turn ordinary animals into futuristic creatures
An emerald green cat with a dragon tail and a yellow-black dog which looks like a bee… It’s not a scene from a futuristic movie, but an animal salon in southern Russia, where groomers turned a cat into a scary dragon and a dog into a buzzing bee.

18.09.2014 10:50

Obama declines to give Ukraine 'lethal aid' despite Poroshenko's plea
President Barack Obama has declined to supply Ukraine with “lethal aide” despite the passionate plea for more military equipment that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko made to Congress earlier on Thursday.

18.09.2014 14:42

10 million views: Elusive biker throws trash back into litterbugs’ cars (VIRAL VIDEO)
A mysterious female motorcyclist is taking care of keeping Russian streets clean. Angered by littering drivers, she teaches them a lesson by tossing trash back in their cars. The YouTube video of the litter avenger hit 10 million views in just 3 days.

18.09.2014 13:23

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