Politics / Obama's administration stands up for Biden after harsh Russia remarks Obama's administration stands up for Biden after harsh Russia remarks

28 Jul, 10:28 PM 126 comments

After Vice President Biden made a number of critical remarks about Russia, White House officials have defended him and downplayed his statements,

Society / Russian patriarch’s visit leads to street fighting in Ukraine Russian patriarch’s visit leads to street fighting in Ukraine

27 Jul, 04:37 PM 125 comments

The patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church began a ten-day visit to Ukraine today. His arrival was not greeted with universal delight in the religiously-divided country.

Military / Russia tests nuclear submarine 9 months after failed sea trial Russia tests nuclear submarine 9 months after failed sea trial

27 Jul, 04:14 PM 135 comments

Russia has successfully tested a nuclear submarine nine months after 20 sailors were killed during a failed sea trial.

Politics / Russia welcomes North Korea's readiness for nuclear talks Russia welcomes North Korea's readiness for nuclear talks

27 Jul, 03:08 PM 121 comments

Russia has welcomed an announcement made by North Korea that it was open to new nuclear arms talks as a "positive signal."

Weird news / Young lion found in a box in central Moscow Young lion found in a box in central Moscow

27 Jul, 03:08 PM 201 comments

Moscow police received a call saying that an adolescant lion was found sitting unattended in a wooden box in front of an apartment block in the city center.

Russia in the World / Russia releases crime boss wanted by US for alleged fraud and racketeering Russia releases crime boss wanted by US for alleged fraud and racketeering

27 Jul, 01:31 PM 163 comments

Russia has released a suspected organized crime boss who is wanted by the United States for alleged fraud and racketeering, the Financial Times reported on Monday.

Politics / Kyrgyzstan's President Bakiyev officially wins re-election Kyrgyzstan's President Bakiyev officially wins re-election

27 Jul, 01:31 PM 118 comments

Kyrgyzstan's Central State's Election commission has officially announced that President Kurmanbek Bakiyev has been re-elected with more than 76% of the vote.



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