- Russia's Gazprom profits plunge 61%, hit by Ukraine row
Russia's gas giant Gazprom on Jan. 29 said its third quarter profits plunged 61 percent as supplies were suspended to Ukraine, one of its main customers
Hurriyet. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:14:00 +0200.
- Lukashenka Says Belarus Could Leave Eurasian Group If Agreements Not Kept
Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka says his country "does not rule out" quitting the Eurasian Economic Union, an instrument for Russian influence in the former Soviet Union, if agreements in it are not kept.
Radio Liberty. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:33:42 +0000.
- EU to debate fresh Russia sanctions
EU foreign ministers are due to meet in Brussels to discuss imposing further sanctions on Russia amid an upsurge in fighting in Ukraine.
BBC News. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 05:16:33 GMT.
- World Briefing: Russia: Court Rules for Rights Group
Russia’s Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a government effort to shut down Memorial, the country’s oldest human rights advocacy group.
By Andrew Roth. International Herald Tribune. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 03:53:40 GMT.
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- How Russia outfoxes its enemies
The art of 'maskirovka' - how Russia keeps enemies guessing.
BBC News. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 01:39:20 GMT.
- North Korean Leader to Visit Russia in May
Kim Jong-un will attend a ceremony celebrating the defeat of Nazi Germany, in his first trip abroad since taking power.
By Andrew Roth. International Herald Tribune. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:43:33 GMT.
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- Poroshenko and US press Putin on Ukraine violence
Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko appealed to Russia's Vladimir Putin while Washington threatened tougher measures should Moscow fail to rein in separatists mounting a new offensive in the east of the ex-Soviet republic. ...
Yahoo. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:22:30 -0500.
- Strains in US-Russia Relations Predate Current Crisis
There are signs of increased strains in U.S. relations with Russia. On Monday, the U.S. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:42:49 -0500.
- North Korean Leader Expected to Visit Russia in May
North Korea's reclusive leader Kim Jong Un looks set to travel to Russia in May for his first foreign visit since succeeding his late father in office in 2011. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 04:09:18 -0500.
- Elcomsoft iOS Forensic Toolkit Adds Acquisition Support for iOS 8 Devices, Extracts Apple ID and Password
MOSCOW, January 27, 2015 -- ElcomSoft Co. Ltd. updates iOS Forensic Toolkit, adding physical acquisition support for 32-bit iOS 8 devices. ...
PR Newswire. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:25:00 EST.
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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