- Saudis signal no push for oil cut as market to 'stabilize itself'
OPEC leader Saudi Arabia signaled on Wednesday it was unlikely to push for a major change in oil output at the producer group's meeting this week, a day after Russia refused to cooperate in any production ...
Yahoo. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:50:08 GMT.
- Independent Journalist Escapes Russia, Seeks Asylum In U.S.
The editor-in-chief of an independent Russian news website says he will seek political asylum in the United States.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:10:55 +0000.
- Consumers Switch to Subcompact Cars in Russia, finds Frost & Sullivan
LONDON, Nov. 26, 2014 -- Russia will emerge as a top automotive market in Europe as consumers in the country are beginning to place emphasis on driving dynamics and are willing to pay more for advanced driveline technology features. ...
PR Newswire. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:28:00 EST.
- US to deploy tanks in E.Europe to ’deter Russian aggression’ - The Baltic Times
The U.S. Army plans to deploy up to 150 tanks and armored vehicles to NATO countries next year, Lieutenant General Ben Hodges, Commander of U.S. Army Europe, said on Tuesday. The move is part ...
Baltic Times. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT.
- Square Feet: In Moscow, a Financial District in Name Only
Moscow City was envisioned as a hub of emerging market finance, but Russia’s recent sanctions and economic troubles have kept buildings largely empty.
By Andrew E. Kramer. International Herald Tribune. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:54:00 GMT.
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- French Far-right National Front Reveals Russian Financing
France’s far-right National Front has admitted taking a multimillion-dollar loan from a bank controlled by Russia, the latest evidence of growing links between the Kremlin and far-right groups across Europe. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:04:00 -0500.
- France Postpones Warship Sale to Russia, Citing Ukraine Conflict
France agreed in 2011 sell two ships in a deal worth $1.6 billion, but the deal became a source of concern after Russia annexed the Crimean Peninsula.
By MaÏa De La Baume. International Herald Tribune. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:22:08 GMT.
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- Turkey’s energy minister to negotiate gas discount with Russia ahead of Putin’s Ankara visit
Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yıldız is expected to meet Gazprom Deputy Chairman Alexander Medvedev to discuss a potential revision of gas prices from Russia to Turkey
Hurriyet. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:04:00 +0200.
- France puts Russian warship on hold
France suspends "until further notice" the delivery of a helicopter carrier to the Russian navy because of continuing violence in eastern Ukraine.
BBC News. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:20:13 GMT.
- Political Pressure Mounts on Ukraine's Poroshenko
Political pressure is mounting both at home and abroad on Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko, with critics arguing he lacks direction in combating a pro-Moscow insurgency in the east and not moving fast enough on reform. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:23:41 -0500.
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.
For detailed maps of Russia, visit this
Russia map website.
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