Thursday, 23 November 2017
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A Radiation Cloud, and a Mystery, From Russia

Added: 23.11.2017 11:36 | 9 views | 0 comments

The release of a nuclear isotope traced to an area in the Ural Mountains was harmless, but Moscow’s reticence to release data has spurred fears of future cover-ups.

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Wilders says Russia is 'no enemy' ahead of Moscow visit

Added: 23.11.2017 8:23 | 5 views | 0 comments

Dutch anti-EU politician says that he is a 'big fan of Nato', but adds Russia 'is on our side'.

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Polar bears crowd on Russian island in sign of Arctic change

Added: 23.11.2017 7:35 | 0 views | 0 comments

November 23, 2017 3:35 PM
MOSCOW (AFP) - A boatload of tourists in the far eastern Russian Arctic thought they were seeing clumps of ice on the shore, before the jaw-dropping realisation that some 200 polar bears were roaming on the mountain slope.


Russia Joins 'Critical' Efforts For Finding Missing Argentine Submarine

Added: 23.11.2017 4:35 | 21 views | 0 comments

Argentina accepted help from Russia on Wednesday for the ongoing search for the military submarine that went missing with 44 crew while traveling in the southern Atlantic a week ago, according to Reuters. President Mauricio Macri and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke on the phone when Moscow offered to deploy a survey vessel with a crew who had experience running similar operations. More than a dozen other countries are taking part in the search efforts, including Britain, Chile, Brazil, and the United States. The ARA San Juan initially reported an electric breakdown but vanished after that report when it last made contact with naval officers on last Wednesday. Navy spokesman Captain...

Russian parliament approves ‘foreign agents’ media law

Added: 23.11.2017 1:19 | 3 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 | 11 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 | 21 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 | 13 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.


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