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First Russian President Boris Yeltsin Dies

MOScow News - Mon, 2007-04-23 09:14
Boris Yeltsin, the first president of the Russian Federation died suddenly on Monday.
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U.S. Anti-Missile Systems Threaten European Security - Russian DM

MOScow News - Mon, 2007-04-23 05:40
U.S. anti-missile systems deployment in Europe is a destabilizing factor for regional and global security.
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Russian Economic Forum Opens in London Under Boycott from Top Moscow Officials

MOScow News - Mon, 2007-04-23 04:07
The 10th annual Russian Economic Forum opened in London on Sunday, April 22, under a cloud of boycott by top Moscow officials. The blow fell after a Russian press report suggested that the Kremlin ordered the no-show because of increasing strains between Moscow and London.
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Rights Activists Report New Detentions Over Moscow Street Protests

MOScow News - Mon, 2007-04-23 03:44
Moscow police on Sunday arrested five civil rights activists taking part in a public stroll in the same areas where a week earlier police had attacked and arrested demonstrators.
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Consolidation of Russian Defense Sector Fails to Yield Quick Results

MOScow News - Mon, 2007-04-23 03:19
Russia's ongoing consolidation of its defense industry enterprises into state-controlled holdings has yet to yield one of the main intended benefits: a streamlined execution of military orders.
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U.S. Space Tourist Symonyi Returns to Earth From ISS

MOScow News - Mon, 2007-04-23 02:36
U.S. space tourist Charles Simonyi has returned safely to Earth, touching down with a Russian-U.S. crew in the steppe of Central Asia after paying for a two-week round trip into space.
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Putin To Meet U.S. Defense Secretary Over U.S. Missile Systems in Europe

MOScow News - Mon, 2007-04-23 02:09
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates is to meet with Russian President Putin, Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov and other senior officials to discuss a new set of U.S. proposals designed to soften Russian objections.
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India Test Fires Supersonic Cruise Missile Developed Together With Russia

MOScow News - Mon, 2007-04-23 02:08
India successfully test-fired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, jointly developed with Russia, from a range in eastern Orissa state on Sunday.
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British Police See Russian Agents as Main Suspects in Litvinenko Poisoning Case - Report

MOScow News - Mon, 2007-04-23 01:37
British detectives are set to issue arrest warrants for three Russians they suspect killed former Russian agent Alexander V. Litvinenko, The Mail on Sunday newspaper said.
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Iran to Pay More for Russian Nuclear Reactor

MOScow News - Sun, 2007-04-22 22:07
Iran's payments to Russia for building its Bushehr nuclear power station are not sufficient to speed up work on the plant, the project contractor Atomstroyexport told the Iranian official IRNA news agency in Moscow on Saturday, April 21. The two sides signed a protocol on additional financing and guarantees on Sunday, April 22.
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Russia, EU Fail to Agree on Polish Meat Ban in Weekend Talks

MOScow News - Sun, 2007-04-22 21:51
Over the weekend the European Union and Russia failed to break an impasse over Moscow's ban on Polish meat imports. Poland's Deputy Prime Minister Roman Giertych said this was a bad signal. For him, this means that Russia and Poland have entered a period of "icy" rather than "cold" bilateral relations.
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Suspected Kidnapper of Russian Student Arrested in Spain

MOScow News - Fri, 2007-04-20 09:27
A man suspected in the kidnapping of a Russian student in Berlin last August has been arrested by Spanish police.
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Russian Officials, Businessmen Advised Against London Economic Forum - Paper

MOScow News - Fri, 2007-04-20 07:26
Russian business daily Vedomosti reported on Friday, April 20, that government officials and prominent businessmen were advised against going to the London Economic Forum due to open on Sunday, April 22, by the Kremlin.
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Putin's Critic Kasparov Questioned by Russian Security Over Street Protests

MOScow News - Fri, 2007-04-20 06:56
Investigators from Russia's security agency questioned opposition leader Garry Kasparov Friday about his calls for people to attend recent anti-government protests, Kasparov's aide has said.
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Putin's Last State of the Nation Address Scheduled for Next Week

MOScow News - Fri, 2007-04-20 03:38
Russian President Vladimir Putin, who steps down next year after eight years in power, will make his last annual state of the nation address next week, a Kremlin statement said on Thursday.
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Police Use Tear Gas to Stop Thousands of Protesters in Kyrgyz Capital

MOScow News - Fri, 2007-04-20 02:53
Police used tear gas and stun grenades Thursday to disperse thousands of opposition protesters who had marched to the president's office in the Kyrgyz capital to demand his resignation.
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Russian Police Raid U.S. Funded NGO

MOScow News - Fri, 2007-04-20 02:53
Russian police raided a U.S. funded non-governmental organization, seizing documents and equipment in a search. The organisation director thinks the raid was part of "the overall campaign of caution and suspicion toward non-governmental organizations that receive money from abroad."
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Russia Extends PwC License for 5 Years

MOScow News - Fri, 2007-04-20 01:53
Russian authorities have allowed auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers to operate in the country for another five years, Russia's Finance Ministry said on Thursday, April 19.
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No Reason for Russian-U.S. Missile Defense Cooperation - Top Russian Official

MOScow News - Fri, 2007-04-20 01:41
Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov said Moscow does not see any reason for Russian-U.S. cooperation in strategic anti-missile defense.
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Russian Father Says U.S. Doctors' PR Stunt Left His Son Brain Dead

MOScow News - Fri, 2007-04-20 01:41
A Russian man has lashed out at the Oklahoma hospital for a surgery that had left his son brain dead. The man claims the one condition on the free operation for his son was that it be filmed for a story by a television station.
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