Politics / President Medvedev says world must respect Russian bear President Medvedev says world must respect Russian bear

27 Jul, 02:04 PM 129 comments

The Russian bear needs to be attractive to be respected by the rest of the world and it cannot become stronger without good foreign relations, President Dmitry Medvedev says.

Politics / Clinton soothes Russia's feelings after Biden's criticism Clinton soothes Russia's feelings after Biden's criticism

27 Jul, 01:48 PM 100 comments

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is seeking to temper the harsh remarks made about Russia by Vice President Joe Biden.

Politics / 6 killed, 10 wounded in suicide bomb attack in Chechnya 6 killed, 10 wounded in suicide bomb attack in Chechnya

27 Jul, 01:30 PM 131 comments

A suicide bomber killed six people and himself, wounding at least 10 others Sunday in the capital of violence-plagued Chechnya, officials said.

Society / Russia's anti-corruption fight makes headway Russia's anti-corruption fight makes headway

26 Jul, 01:37 PM 107 comments

President Medvedev’s anti-corruption campaign appears to be gaining momentum. Russia's Investigative Committee head Alexander Bastrykin has made an announcement aimed at showing that the campaign is bearing fruit

Military / Russian Navy boss acknowledges breaching Russian-Ukrainian Black Sea agreement Russian Navy boss acknowledges breaching Russian-Ukrainian Black Sea agreement

26 Jul, 10:26 PM 125 comments

Russia admitted to having violated Ukrainian law by trying to transport cruise missiles outside its Black Sea naval base of Sevastopol, Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported. Those responsible will be severely punished, Russian naval command promised

Russia in the World / Kamchatka volcanoes to erupt online soon - Russian seismologists Kamchatka volcanoes to erupt online soon - Russian seismologists

26 Jul, 08:11 PM 112 comments

Observing Russia's Far Eastern volcanoes in action will be available online to volcano experts and nature lovers alike from September, local seismologists claim

Russia in the World / Russian beauty queen heads for world record Russian beauty queen heads for world record

26 Jul, 07:03 PM 125 comments

Only half way through her world charity fundraising tour, and having collected 25 million dollars, Ksenia Sukhinova, the winner of the 2008 Miss World beauty pageant, is set to break a world record



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