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Georgia Sues Russia in Strasbourg Court Over Deportations

MOScow News - Tue, 2007-03-27 02:29
Georgia's Ministry of Justice has announced it is suing Russia in the European Court of Human Rights for illegal deportations of Georgian citizens. The lawsuit is based on thousands of instances of serious violations of human rights of Georgian citizens and ethnic Georgians during their deportation from Russia, the statement says.
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Russian Company Says Iran Resumed Payments for Bushehr Nuclear Plant

MOScow News - Tue, 2007-03-27 02:11
Iran has resumed paying for construction of the Bushehr nuclear power plant but has still to catch up after recent shortfalls, Russia's atomic energy agency said on Monday.
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Russia Holds First Auction to Sell Off Bankrupt Yukos Oil Company

MOScow News - Tue, 2007-03-27 01:24
Russian authorities will hold a first auction for the remains of bankrupt Yukos Oil Company on Tuesday, March 27. The auction, first of several, will give Russia's mighty state-controlled energy companies a chance to tighten their grip on the world's biggest hydrocarbons industry.
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Russia to Export $500M Worth of Machinery to China

MOScow News - Tue, 2007-03-27 01:11
Chinese enterprises will sign four contracts worth over $500 million to buy machinery and electric products from their Russian counterparts during a Chinese national exhibition, a top Chinese trade official said on Monday, March 26. The exhibition is taking place in Moscow on March 26-29.
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2 Dead as Blast Hits School in Latvian Capital

MOScow News - Mon, 2007-03-26 09:04
A gas explosion in a cafe in a school building in the Latvian capital Riga killed two people and injured one on Monday, rescue officials confirmed.
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Russia Allocates $380 Million for Global Navigation System in 2007

MOScow News - Mon, 2007-03-26 08:12
Russia has earmarked a total of $938 million for the federal space program in 2007, and $380 million for Glonass, the Russian space agency said.
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Australian Court Charges Russian Coach With Assault

MOScow News - Mon, 2007-03-26 08:08
An Australian court in Melbourne has charged a coach with the Russian diving team with indecent assaulting an employee at the hotel where he is staying.
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EBRD President Tells Western Investors They Face New Rules in Russia

MOScow News - Mon, 2007-03-26 02:57
Western investors in Russia's energy sector need to be aware that the rules of engagement have changed, the president of Europe's top development bank has warned in an interview with British newspaper Telegraph.
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Russia Will Not Seek EU Membership - Putin

MOScow News - Mon, 2007-03-26 02:24
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that Russia would not be seeking membership of the European Union, but hoped to develop ties with the group.
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Armenian PM Margarian Dies of Heart Failure

MOScow News - Mon, 2007-03-26 02:23
Prime Minister Andranik Margarian died Sunday of heart failure, government spokeswoman Meri Arutunian said. He was 55.
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Germany's Wintershall Defends Russia, Pledges $4.7Bln Investments to Gazprom

MOScow News - Mon, 2007-03-26 01:16
Defending Russia as a reliable and essential energy partner for Europe, the German energy company Wintershall said on Friday, March 23, that it would invest more than €3.5 billion ($4.7 billion) over the next three years, most of it earmarked for its joint venture deals with Gazprom, the state-owned Russian gas giant.
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Kazakhstan Ready to Boost Oil Transit Through Russia

MOScow News - Mon, 2007-03-26 00:22
The energy-rich Central Asian republic of Kazakhstan is prepared to boost export oil transit via Russia, if its neighbor has necessary capacities, the Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev said on Sunday, March 25.
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Islamist Fighters Downed Belarus Plane in Somalia

MOScow News - Sun, 2007-03-25 23:05
Belarus officials say a missile fired by Islamist fighters was responsible for the plane crash that left 11 people dead in Somalia on Friday.
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Police Dissolve Anti-government Rally in Belarus Capital

MOScow News - Sun, 2007-03-25 23:01
Thousands of opposition protesters gathered this weekend in Minsk, Belarus, to mark the anniversary of the short-lived Belarussian republic in 1918. Police had to use water cannons to dissolve the demonstration.
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Russian Police Detain Opposition Activists to Prevent Protest Rally

MOScow News - Sun, 2007-03-25 02:34
Riot police wielding truncheons broke up an opposition rally in a central Russian city on Saturday, detaining dozens of activists and beating some of them in the third major crackdown on a demonstration in recent months.
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Fire in Moscow Nightclub Kills 10 People

MOScow News - Sun, 2007-03-25 02:30
At least ten people were killed and four others suffered injuries in a blaze at a nightclub in Moscow.
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Russia's Oldest Opposition Party Liquidated Over Low Numbers

MOScow News - Sat, 2007-03-24 02:00
The Supreme Court has ordered the liquidation of one of Russia’s oldest opposition parties after registration authorities said it had too few members to qualify.
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Senior Russian MP Says Relations With U.S. May Aggravate

MOScow News - Fri, 2007-03-23 07:35
US-Russian relations are heading for a potential crisis unless Washington drops its unilateral approach to foreign policy, a senior Russian lawmaker has warned.
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Attackers Kidnap Uncle of Ingushetia President

MOScow News - Fri, 2007-03-23 05:57
An uncle of Murat Zyazikov, the president of the South Russian internal republic of Ingushetia, was kidnapped by unidentified attackers on Friday.
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Russian Minister Says Row Over Soviet-era Monument Will Harm Relations Between Russia and Estonia

MOScow News - Fri, 2007-03-23 05:46
Relations between Russia and Estonia could be seriously damaged by the removal of a monument to Soviet soldiers in Tallinn, the Russian foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov, said.
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