Politics / Russia set to continue talks with US on START, missile shield Russia set to continue talks with US on START, missile shield

21 Jul, 10:40 PM 96 comments

At a meeting with top army officials Russia's President Dmitry Medvedev vowed to continue talks with the United States on strategic armaments reductions and elements of a missile defense shield.

Military / Russia-China drill continues despite aircraft crash that kills 2 Russia-China drill continues despite aircraft crash that kills 2

21 Jul, 10:39 PM 94 comments

A Chinese military aircraft crashed Sunday during preparations for a joint exercise with Russia. Both pilots of China's FBC-1 Flying Leopard are believed to have died during the crash at a training base.

Society / Russia's Medvedev signs bill to ease pressure on NGOs Russia's Medvedev signs bill to ease pressure on NGOs

21 Jul, 10:21 PM 88 comments

The Kremlin says President Dmitry Medvedev has signed legislation easing restrictions on human rights groups and other non-governmental organizations

Politics / Georgian president admits NATO hopes are slim Georgian president admits NATO hopes are slim

20 Jul, 08:15 PM 89 comments

Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has stated that Georgia’s hopes of joining NATO are “almost dead” in an interview with the Wall Street Journal. He will receive US Vice President Joe Biden later today.

Society / Pro-Kremlin Chechen President sues leading Russian human rights activist over murder accusations Pro-Kremlin Chechen President sues leading Russian human rights activist over murder accusations

20 Jul, 05:32 PM 94 comments

The attorney of Ramzan Kadyrov, President of the Chechen Republic, is suing the head of Russia's major human rights group Memorial for libel, after a public statement which claimed that Kadyrov was behind last week's murder of Natalia Estemirova.

Politics / US Vice President arrives in Ukraine on counter-balance visit US Vice President arrives in Ukraine on counter-balance visit

20 Jul, 05:27 PM 79 comments

The Vice President of the United States has arrived in Ukraine, following President Barack Obama's friendly visit to Russia.

Sports / China’s striker Jiang Ning may move to Spartak Moscow or FC Moskva China’s striker Jiang Ning may move to Spartak Moscow or FC Moskva

20 Jul, 04:43 PM 95 comments

China’s striker Jiang Ning came to Russia on Monday in order to meet with Spartak Moscow and FC Moskva Moscow.



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