- Rising Stars Try to Jolt Russian Men’s Game Back to Life
Marat who? Hope for a future No. 1 from the country is stirring again thanks to Karen Khachanov, Andrey Rublev and others.
Ben Rothenberg. New York Times. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:34:55 GMT.
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- European Court Orders Russia to Pay U.S. Families Whose Adoptions It Blocked
Russia said it would appeal the ruling of the European Court of Human Rights within the next three months, but it could ignore the decision outright.
Ivan Nechepurenko. New York Times. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:06:21 GMT.
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- U.S. Ambassador To UN Says Russia 'Tearing Down' World Order
The outgoing U.S. ambassador to the United Nations has accused Russia of engaging in aggressive and destabilizing actions that she says are threatening the rules-based international order.
Radio Liberty. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:03:56 +0000.
- Russia's Putin calls leaked Trump memos 'utter nonsense'
The Russian president said those behind the allegations were "worse than prostitutes".
BBC News. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:42:42 GMT.
- Bioventus Selects MEDSERVICE to Distribute DUROLANE® in Russia
HOOFDDORP, The Netherlands - Bioventus has selected MEDSERVICE to distribute DUROLANE® in Russia.
Business Wire. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:45:00 UTC.
- Palestinian parties agree to form unity government
The main Palestinian parties on Tuesday announced a deal to form a national unity government prior to the holding of elections, after three days of reconciliation talks in Moscow. ...
Yahoo. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:49:18 -0500.
- Russian region debates Nutcracker 'occult' row
Officials in Siberian region are to debate a religious row over The Nutcracker ballet.
BBC News. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:12:47 GMT.
- Russia invites Trump officials to Syria talks, Lavrov says
Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Jan. 17 that Moscow had invited representatives of the incoming U.S. administration to attend upcoming Syria talks in Kazakhstan
Hurriyet. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:03:00 +0200.
- European Court Says Russia Wrongly Banned US Adoptions
Europe's human rights court ruled on Tuesday that Russia must pay damages and legal costs to Americans who were barred from adopting Russian children. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:13:52 -0500.
- Moscow willing to cooperate with Trump in addressing common challenges: Russian FM
Moscow is willing to cooperate with the new U.S. administration under Donald Trump in seeking solutions to their shared problems and fighting common threats, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday.
Facts About Russia
The Russian Federation is a republic which occupies much of eastern
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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