Russia in the World / The Economist magazine reconciles with Russian billionaire over libel charges The Economist magazine reconciles with Russian billionaire over libel charges

30 Jul, 11:26 PM 357 comments

The Economist magazine has settled a libel action brought by Russian billionaire Gennady Timchenko and the oil company he co-owns, Gunvor.

Money / Russia extends $150m loan as it signs oil exploration deal with Cuba Russia extends $150m loan as it signs oil exploration deal with Cuba

30 Jul, 10:45 PM 307 comments

Russia and Cuba have signed agreements to search for oil in the Gulf of Mexico. Moscow has also extended the island $150 million in credit for construction materials and farm machinery.

Russia in the World / 6 foreign satellites launched from Baikonur on Russian rocket 6 foreign satellites launched from Baikonur on Russian rocket

30 Jul, 10:39 PM 270 comments

Russia has fired six foreign satellites into orbit from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan.

Russia in the World / Progress cargo ship docks at Space Station Progress cargo ship docks at Space Station

30 Jul, 10:30 PM 284 comments

A Russian 'Progress' cargo ship, launched Friday from the Baikonur space station in Kazakhstan, has docked at the International Space Station.

Politics / Russia ready to soften stance on anti-missile shield - US official Russia ready to soften stance on anti-missile shield - US official

30 Jul, 10:27 PM 275 comments

Iran’s demonstrated progress in developing and testing a long-range missile has moved Russia closer to the US view that the Islamist state may soon field a viable weapon, US Missile Defense Agency director says.

Russia in the World / Russian businessman hopes for Georgian citizenship so he can run for president Russian businessman hopes for Georgian citizenship so he can run for president

29 Jul, 06:23 PM 244 comments

Georgian-Russian businessman Alexander Yebralidze wants to be the next president of Georgia. His chances of being elected will improve if he becomes a citizen of that country.

Military / Russia and Iran hold joint military exercises - report Russia and Iran hold joint military exercises - report

29 Jul, 05:26 PM 273 comments

Russia is joining up with Iran for joint naval exercises for the first time ever, according to Israeli media.



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