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Sanctions-hit GAZ Wants Government Bail-Out – Kommersant
Deripaska’s van maker is struggling to survive.
Russia Bans Oil, Coal Exports to Ukraine
Ukraine's relations with Russia are a key campaign topic ahead of its presidential election on Sunday.
Trump Adviser Visits Moscow for Kremlin Talks
Ties between Washington and Moscow are at post-Cold War lows.
Russia Drops to 149th out of 180 Countries in World Press Freedom Index
Russia now ranks below countries like Venezuela and the Central African Republic.
Far from home
‘Drained and Weak’ Polar Bear Appears 700km South of Habitat in Russia’s Far East
The animal has no chance of survival in the region where it washed up on an ice floe.
Baltic Leader Set to End Decade-Long Silence by Meeting Putin
Since the collapse of the USSR, relations between former Soviet states and Russia have been uneasy.
Russian Billionaire Brothers Crush It With Gaming Powerhouse Playrix
Today, each brother is worth about $1.4 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Russia Explores $164Bln Worth of Arctic Projects – Reports
Moscow sees the Northern Sea Route as a bridge between Asia and Europe for its energy exports.
Russia Says It Will Help Venezuela, Cuba to Weather U.S. Sanctions
A new series of sanctions against Cuba and Venezuela was announced by the U.S. on Wednesday.
11 LGBT Activists Detained at St. Petersburg Protest
Around 50 activists had gathered to raise awareness of LGBT problems in Russia.
Ukraine Investigates Presidential Front-runner Zelenskiy’s Alleged Russian Financing – Reports
Claims surfaced online that Russian secret services and eastern Ukrainian rebels are financing Zelenskiy’s campaign.
As Russians Raise Funds for Notre Dame, Critics Point to Russia’s Destroyed Historical Churches
Several culturally significant churches in Russia have been destroyed by fire in recent years.
Russian Scientists Are Developing ‘Lasso’ to Round Up Space Debris – Reports
Other ideas include equipping the International Space Station with lasers to pulverize the debris.
Ukraine Says It Captured Russian Military Intelligence Hit Squad
The group had planted a bomb beneath a car which had gone off prematurely, badly injuring one of the accused.
Russia Completes Delivery of Su-35 Fighter Jets to China for $2.5Bln
The United States imposed sanctions on the Chinese military last September for buying arms from Russia.
Russia’s Fast-Growing ‘Youth Army’ Aims to Breed Loyalty to the Fatherland
The military-patriotic youth movement has almost half a million members.
Russian Scientists Find Liquid Blood in Extinct Siberian Foal Dating Back 42K Years
The blood could be used to clone a species of horse which went extinct 4,000 years ago.
Russia’s Dagestan, Chechnya Halt Border Talks Amid Ingushetia Unrest
The acting head of Dagestan has vowed to avoid a repeat of “the Ingush scenario” in resolving disputed territories with Chechnya.
Deripaska to Award Journalists Who Investigate U.S. Sanctions Against Him – FT
“There are no facts, no grounds, just filthy lies,” Deripaska said of the sanctions.
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