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.

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.

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.

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.

Medvedev lashes out at Russian IT industry for poor performance Medvedev lashes out at Russian IT industry for poor performance

29 Jul, 10:34 PM 185 comments

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has criticized the country's IT industry, almost to the point of sarcasm, for failing to develop supercomputing technology, and has urged a dramatic change in Russia's use of high-performance computing.

Iran moves to ban Russian planes after 184 die in two air crashes Iran moves to ban Russian planes after 184 die in two air crashes

28 Jul, 05:33 PM 164 comments

The Iranian parliament has asked the government to avoid purchasing timeworn Russian-made passenger planes, after two air crash incidents shocked the country in recent days.

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 172 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.

Adoptions from Russia losing popularity in the US – official Adoptions from Russia losing popularity in the US – official

27 Jul, 12:12 PM 156 comments

Americans are adopting fewer Russian orphans than they used to, a US official has said.



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