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Russia Successfully Test Fires Bulava Missile

Russia Successfully Test Fires Bulava Missile

Saturday, November 29, 2014 11:05

Russia's military on Friday successfully test-fired a Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile from one of its submarines in the Barents Sea, the defence ministry said. [caption id="attachment_40353" align="alignnone" width="600"] Bulava Missile[/caption] It marked the third successful test of the missile since ...

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US EU Slap Russia With Sanctions as Ukraine Violence Gushes

US EU Slap Russia With Sanctions as Ukraine Violence Gushes

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 11:35

The United States and Europe Monday hit Russia with fresh sanctions for failing to stop soaring tensions in Ukraine, where a pro-Moscow mayor was shot and badly wounded and rebels seized another town. [caption id="attachment_36945" align="alignright" width="384"] Vladimir ...

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Crimea votes to Join Russia by 93 Percent

Crimea votes to Join Russia by 93 Percent

Monday, March 17, 2014 10:25

An overwhelming 93 percent of Crimeans voted Sunday to become part of Russia in a referendum deemed illegal by the new authorities in Ukraine and most of the internatinal community, exit polls showed. [caption id="attachment_36056" align="alignnone" width="600"] Crimea votes[/caption] "Ninety-three ...

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US Based TV Anchor Quits Russian Station During Newscast

US Based TV Anchor Quits Russian Station During Newscast

Friday, March 7, 2014 11:01

A Washington-based news anchor for the Russia Today television network quit her job on air on Wednesday, telling viewers she could not be part of a Russian government-funded station "that whitewashes the actions of Putin." [caption id="attachment_36022" align="alignright" width="368"] ...

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How US and Europe can Punish Russia in Ukraine Conflict

How US and Europe can Punish Russia in Ukraine Conflict

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 11:38

The United States has a number of economic weapons to punish Russia for its military intervention in Ukraine, ranging from asset freezes to kicking Moscow out of the exclusive G8 group of countries, and President Barack Obama is focusing first on measures that would not require congressional action. [caption ...

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Snowden Denies he Got Help from Russia in Leaking US Secrets

Snowden Denies he Got Help from Russia in Leaking US Secrets

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 10:54

Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden said he acted alone in leaking U.S. government secrets and that suggestions by some U.S. lawmakers he might have had help from Russia were "absurd," the New Yorker magazine reported on Tuesday. [caption id="attachment_34926" align="alignright" width="372"]...

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US and Russia Agree on Syria UN Chemical Arms Measure

US and Russia Agree on Syria UN Chemical Arms Measure

Friday, September 27, 2013 10:42

Ending weeks of diplomatic deadlock, the United States and Russia reached an agreement on Thursday on a draft U.N. Security Council resolution aimed at ridding Syria of its chemical weapons arsenal. Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador ...

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Russia Offers 5000MW Electricity to Pakistan

Russia Offers 5000MW Electricity to Pakistan

Friday, September 20, 2013 12:01

Russia has offered to invest in energy sector in Pakistan including 5000 megawatts of electricity to Pakistan via Kyrgyzstan, media reported Friday. A high-level Russian delegation consisting of representatives from ...

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Barack Obama Vows to Explore Russian Offer on Syria

Barack Obama Vows to Explore Russian Offer on Syria

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 9:58

U.S. President Barack Obama vowed to pursue a diplomatic initiative from Russia over Syria's chemical weapons on Tuesday but voiced skepticism about it and urged Americans to support his threat to use military force. [caption id="attachment_32177" align="alignnone" width="450"] Barack Obama[/caption]...

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Russia Sending Spy Ship to Mediterranean

Russia Sending Spy Ship to Mediterranean

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 10:24

Russia is sending a reconnaissance ship to the eastern Mediterranean, Interfax news agency reported on Monday, as the United States prepares for a possible military strike in Syria. [caption id="attachment_32013" align="alignright" width="269"] Russia Spy Ship[/caption]...

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