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Russian parliament approves ‘foreign agents’ media law

Added: 23.11.2017 1:19 | 0 views | 0 comments

Russia’s lower house of parliament gave preliminary approval on Wednesday to a law giving Moscow the power to designate foreign media operating in Russia as “foreign agents” required to disclose where they get their funding and how they spend it.

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Goncharenko delighted for clean sheet star Akinfeev

Added: 22.11.2017 23:15 | 5 views | 0 comments

CSKA Moscow coach Viktor Goncharenko was delighted after goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev finally kept a clean sheet in the Champions League. Although the Russia international had collected a shutout in qualifying, his clean sheet in a 2-0 victory over Benfica on Wednesday was his first in 44 appearances in the Champions League proper. Akinfeev was scarcely tested ...]


CSKA Moscow 2 Benfica 0: Goncharenko´s men boost progression hopes

Added: 22.11.2017 19:59 | 5 views | 0 comments

Georgy Schennikov's first-half strike and a Jardel own goal earned CSKA Moscow a 2-0 win over Benfica on Wednesday, keeping the Russian side's hopes of Champions League progression alive. With nine points on the board, CSKA travel to Old Trafford next month to take on Group A leaders Manchester United knowing their fate is in ...]


Akinfeev keeps first Champions League clean sheet since November 2006

Added: 22.11.2017 19:26 | 5 views | 0 comments

Igor Akinfeev kept his first clean sheet in the Champions League in over a decade as CSKA Moscow beat Benfica 2-0 in Russia. Akinfeev's last main-draw clean sheet came back on November 1 2006 against Arsenal and he had failed to record a shut-out in his following 43 appearances, before Wednesday's game. The 31-year-old enjoyed ...]


Putin Wins Over Iran and Turkey To Support New Syria Peace Effort

Added: 22.11.2017 19:17 | 16 views | 0 comments

Russia's Vladimir Putin was able to win the support of Turkey and Iran on Wednesday to host a Syrian peace congress, continuing his push for a diplomatic end to the civil war that's been led by Moscow's ally, President Bashar al-Assad, according to Reuters. Syrian opposition groups have remained firm in their demand that Assad is removed from power, according to Al Arabiya television who said the leaders did not soften their response during a recent meeting in Saudi Arabia. Two days after meeting with Assad in the Black Sea city of Sochi, Putin hosted his counterparts Tayyip Recep Erdogan and Hassan Rouhani who released a joint statement that called on the Syrian government and moderate...

Russia's Putin hosts Assad in fresh drive for Syria peace deal

Added: 21.11.2017 21:08 | 12 views | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad for three hours of talks to lay the groundwork for a new push by Moscow to end Syria's conflict now that Islamic State's territorial caliphate is overrun.


Spartak Moscow 1 Maribor 1: Stoppage-time equaliser gives Russians everything to do at Anfield

Added: 21.11.2017 19:00 | 5 views | 0 comments

A late goal from Jasmin Mesanovic cancelled out Ze Luis' 82nd-minute effort to secure Maribor a 1-1 draw at Spartak Moscow, leaving the Russians with it all to do in their final Champions League Group E match against Liverpool at Anfield. Spartak had seemingly claimed a vital victory when Ze Luis found the net, but ...]


Russia, in Reversal, Confirms Radiation Spike

Added: 21.11.2017 18:47 | 33 views | 0 comments

The state weather service in Moscow acknowledged “extremely high pollution” in a region close to a sprawling Soviet-era nuclear plant.

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Russia moves to shelter banks funding arms makers from sanctions

Added: 21.11.2017 17:36 | 1 views | 0 comments

Russia has proposed ending the publication of the names of banks which finance Russian state-controlled arms producers, in a possible sign that Moscow is preparing for new U.S. sanctions.

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On surprise Russia trip, Assad and Putin talk post-war Syria

Added: 21.11.2017 16:46 | 11 views | 0 comments

On a surprise trip to Russia, Syria's Bashar Assad discussed potential new peace initiatives for post-war Syria with Russian President Vladimir Putin who declared that Russia's two-year military campaign in Syria is wrapping up, the Kremlin said Tuesday.
Moscow released footage of Assad warmly...


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