- Putin Announces Sino-Russian State Media Cooperation During Visit To Beijing
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said during a visit to Beijing that state-controlled Russian TV will soon begin broadcasts to audiences in China.
Radio Liberty. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 13:40:15 +0000.
- At least 45 People Killed in Syria by Russian and Government Planes
Russian and Syrian government airplanes killed at least 45 people, including children, Saturday in a town in eastern Syria, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. ...
Voice of America. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 12:34:07 -0400.
- Syria conflict: Russian air strikes target Aleppo rebels
Russian and Syrian planes pound Syria's second-city of Aleppo in a night of strikes on the besieged rebel-held areas.
BBC News. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:52:56 GMT.
- Russia, regime strikes 'kill 47 in east Syria'
Russian and regime air strikes killed 47 people, most of them civilians, and wounded dozens more on Saturday in a jihadist-held town in eastern Syria, a monitor said. ...
Yahoo. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:50:08 -0400.
- Africa: Reactions of World Cup Russia 2018 Draw
[CAF] Hector Cuper (Head Coach, Egypt)
All Africa. Sat, 25 Jun 2016 05:30:33 GMT.
- China, Russia pledge "unswerving" partnership
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin vowed to unswervingly deepen their strategic partnership of coordination during their talks Saturday afternoon in Beijing.
- Russia governor arrested over 'large bribe'
Russian investigators arrest a regional governor, saying they caught him red-handed taking a €400,000 (£325,000; $444,500) bribe in a Moscow restaurant.
BBC News. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:23:03 GMT.
- Participation And Ethics Of Russian Athletes Likely To Become Less Clear As Olympics Approach
That the International Olympic Committee is a multi-billion dollar business is not news. What is surprising is that it does not yet know who will be competing in Rio.
By Ron Katz. Forbes. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:29:00 GMT.
- Russia Moves to Tighten Counterterror Law; Rights Activists See Threat to Freedoms
Measures approved by the lower house of Parliament include a prison term for failing to report a planned terrorist act, as well as restrictions on religious activities.
Ivan Nechepurenko. International Herald Tribune. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:18:43 GMT.
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- Russia Sees Brexit Impact Widespread but Temporary
Russia reacted to Britain’s vote to exit the European Union with a mix of pleasure, understanding and concern. Some Russian politicians celebrated the Brexit, taking aim at the EU and its Western allies. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:00:33 -0400.
Facts About Russia
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Europe and northern Asia. Russia is governed by a President, a
Premier, and a bicameral Federal Assembly. Its capital city is
Moscow, and its national currency is the Rouble. Russian is the
primary language used by Russians, and in 2007, Russia's estimated
population was 141,378,000.
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