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Swedish sub hunt eased

2014-10-22 18:58

A six-day long search for a suspected submarine in Swedish territorial waters near the capital of Stockholm has entered a new phase.

Ukraine, Russia meet to finalise gas deal

2014-10-21 20:35

Russia and Ukraine aim to resolve an impasse over natural gas supplies as their energy ministers meet in Brussels for talks brokered by the European Union's energy commissioner.

Sweden ready to force submarine to surface

2014-10-21 17:25

Sweden's armed forces chief has warned it could use force to bring to the surface a suspected Russian mini-submarine.

Russia bans fruit, vegetables from Ukraine

2014-10-21 15:30

Russia will impose a temporary ban on fruit and vegetable imports from Ukraine because of a lack of labelling, says Russia's agricultural watchdog.

Total president killed in plane crash

2014-10-21 08:26

The president of Formula 1 sponsor Total, Christophe de Margerie, along with three crew members were killed in a plane crash at the Vnukovo airport in Moscow. De Margerie's Paris-bound jet crashed into a snow machine on the runway.

Russia to ban European imports

2014-10-20 19:15

Russia will suspend animal fat and meat byproduct imports from the European Union, the country's veterinary and phytosanitary service Rosselkhoznadzor says.

Russia and Ukraine seek gas deal

2014-10-20 15:56

A tentative agreement between the Ukrainian and Russian presidents has raised hopes of ending a dispute in which Moscow has halted natural gas supplies to Kiev.

Oil price no tragedy for Russia, says Putin

2014-10-17 19:41

Russian President Vladimir Putin says the low price of oil is not a tragedy for Russia's budget, which is highly dependent on energy revenues.

Ukraine, Russia make progresson gas deal

2014-10-17 17:00

Progress has been made during talks aimed at resolving a dispute over gas supplies from Russia, says Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

Putin meets Poroshenko, EU leaders in Milan

2014-10-17 10:48

Russian President Vladimir Putin has met his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Milan in the lasts attempt to ease tensions over the simmering conflict in eastern Ukraine.

New Ferrari boss: 'Time to kick some ass'

2014-10-17 09:38

Ferrari's new president, Sergio Marchionne, insists the struggling team must "kick some ass and we've got to do it quickly".

Rouble's dip shows Russia's reliance on West

2014-10-16 14:15

A steep plunge in the rouble, caused by sanctions and falling oil prices, has underlined Russia's heavy dependence on Western finance.

Putin accuses Obama of hostility

2014-10-16 08:53

President Vladimir Putin has accused US counterpart Barack Obama of a hostile attitude towards Russia, warning against "attempts to blackmail" Moscow.

Putin's tiger attacked henhouse – China media

2014-10-15 12:03

Chinese media say a rare Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin has attacked a henhouse in northeastern China, raising concerns that farmers may hunt it down.

Kerry: US, Russia to step up intel sharing on ISIS

2014-10-14 22:08

US Secretary of State John Kerry says he and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, have agreed to step up intelligence sharing over the Islamic State group.

Abbott vows to 'shirtfront' Putin at G20 over MH17

2014-10-13 14:00

PM Tony Abbott has vowed to confront, Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit next month over the loss of Australian lives in the MH17 crash over Ukraine.

Sochi GP: Nico has only himself to blame

2014-10-13 08:56

Nico Rosberg had only himself to blame for a first-lap error at the 2014 Russian GP that allowed Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton to grab a fourth win in a row. Rosberg was second.

Rosberg: 'I need 3 wins to take title'

2014-10-13 08:19

Mercedes' formula 1 driver Nico Rosberg has his work cut out if want to have a chance of winning the 2014 Driver's title. Like three wins in a row...

Alonso drops hint: 'It's so obvious'

2014-10-12 21:30

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso has dropped a big hint about his future after Sunday's Russian Grand Prix in Sochi, saying once it's revealed it would have been "obvious".

Sochi: Lewis cruises, Merc's first title

2014-10-12 17:29

Mercedes celebrated its first Constructors' title during the inaugural Russian Grand Prix when Lewis Hamilton took an easy win at the Sochi circuit.

Brazil beef exports up on China, Russia demand

2014-10-12 15:15

Brazil beef exports have jumped, in part due to rising Russian demand as Moscow turns away from US and European sources in retaliation against sanctions.

UPDATE: Hamilton wins first Russian GP

2014-10-12 14:40

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton has won the first Russian GP in Sochi and his fourth race in a row. Team mate Nico Rosberg was second meaning the team has secured its first ever Constructor's title.

Rivals push Merc for engine 'unfreeze'

2014-10-12 09:19

Formula 1 rivals are piling pressure on Mercedes to agree to "unfreeze" engine development in the sport for 2015.

F1: Alonso to take a break in 2015?

2014-10-12 08:47

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso has played down speculation that he could take a year out of Formula One next season.

New F1 track brings some joy to drivers

2014-10-11 18:53

Six days after suffering the shock of Jules Bianchi's life-threatening accident in Japan, Formula 1's drivers welcomed the high-speed challenge of the new Sochi Autodrom, venue for this weekend's inaugural Russian Grand Prix.

 

Ukraine has one week to pay for gas - Russia

2014-10-22 14:15

Ukraine should be able to find ways of paying for Russian gas supplies within a week, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak says.

Ukraine, Russia, EU to finalise gas deal

2014-10-21 19:27

Russia and Ukraine aim to resolve an impasse over natural gas supplies as their energy ministers meet in Brussels for talks brokered by the European Union.

Drunk driver blamed for Total CEO's plane crash

2014-10-21 15:35

Authorities are investigating a plane crash which killed the CEO of oil giant Total, Christophe de Margerie, at a Moscow airport. His private jet struck a snowplough, allegedly driven by a drunk driver, on takeoff.

Ukraine, Russia, EU meet to finalise gas deal

2014-10-21 14:00

Russia and Ukraine aim to resolve an impasse over natural gas supplies as their energy ministers meet for talks brokered by the European Union.

Swedish navy widens search for mystery sub

2014-10-20 19:27

Sweden's navy has widened the search for a suspected foreign submarine as speculation mounted over the origin of the mystery vessel.

Moscow, Russia gas deal cutting it thin

2014-10-20 18:45

An interim deal by Moscow and Kiev could supply enough gas to get Ukraine through the winter as long as the weather does not become unusually cold, research shows.

Sweden: Hunt on for foreign submarine

2014-10-19 22:53

Sweden has released a grainy photo of a mysterious vessel in Stockholm's archipelago, as the military hunted for a foreign submarine or divers in the country's biggest such mobilisation since the Cold War.

Putin gets a helping hand from state TV

2014-10-17 18:00

As the head of Russia's biggest state bank and a favourite of President Vladimir Putin, German Gref has long been a loyal supporter of state economic policy.

Merkel: No breakthrough with Russia on Ukraine

2014-10-17 16:00

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit have not led to a breakthrough in the standoff over Ukraine.

Bianchi crash: Drivers want safer wet tyres

2014-10-17 09:38

Top F1 drivers are calling on Prirelli to improve its wet-weather tyres following Jules Bianchi's horror crash at the 2014 Japanese GP.

Putin warns of repeat of 2008 gas crisis

2014-10-16 18:30

Russia will reduce gas supplies to Europe if Ukraine steals from the transit pipeline to cover its own needs, says Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Putin: Western sanctions against Russia are absurd

2014-10-16 13:58
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Western sanctions against Moscow for its alleged involvement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine are 'absurd', Russian President Vladimir Putin says in remarks before a visit to Serbia.

Montezemolo: 'Alonso wants to win again'

2014-10-16 08:30

Fernando Alonso is leaving Ferrari at the end of 2014 because he needs to be winning again, says the Formula 1 team's ex-chairman Luca di Montezemolo.

Lavrov says deadline for Iran deal 'not sacred'

2014-10-15 07:08

Russia's foreign minister says the deadline to strike a nuclear deal with Iran is 'not sacred', in the strongest suggestion yet of a possible extension.

Russia, China sign energy, finance deals

2014-10-13 19:43

Russia and China have signed a host of economic agreements to boost trade and investment between both countries.

Hamilton: 'Jules is always on my mind'

2014-10-13 09:08

Mercedes had much to celebrate on Sunday after the inaugural Russian formula 1 GP but winner Lewis Hamilton made sure he never lost sight of the bigger picture...

Merc won't warm to 'unfreeze' pressure

2014-10-13 08:22

Mercedes is unlikely to back down under pressure from Formula 1 rivals to agree to relax the current engine 'freeze'. Teams are not allowed to tinker with V6 power units in 2014.

F1 to test speed limits in Austin

2014-10-12 20:54

F1 looks set to test new software and procedures, in two weeks out in Austin, US, that will automatically limit the speed of the cars through double-waved yellow flag zones.

Pre-race ceremony tribute for Bianchi

2014-10-12 16:35

Jules Bianchi was the focus of all thoughts on Sunday as Formula 1 broke with recent traditions and dedicated the build-up to the inaugural Russian Grand Prix to the 25-year-old Frenchman.

Hamilton wins Russian GP

2014-10-12 14:58

Lewis Hamilton has won the first Russian GP, his fourth race in a row as Mercedes secured its first ever constructor's title.

Ukraine, Russia central bankers shake hands

2014-10-12 12:15

Female central bankers from Ukraine and its bitter rival Russia took the stage together in Washington and described differing fallout in eastern Ukraine.

Putin orders troops back from Ukraine border

2014-10-12 09:03

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered Russian troops to withdraw to their permanent bases after military exercises in Rostov region near the border with Ukraine.

F1 drivers back speed limit proposals

2014-10-12 07:43

Formula 1 drivers have backed proposals to introduce a 'virtual pace car' or automatic speed limiter that would force the entire field to slow when yellow warning flags are waved.

Lewis pips Nico to pole in Russia

2014-10-11 15:18

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton put Mercedes on pole for the inaugural Russian Formula 1 Grand Prix on Saturday with team mate Nico Rosberg second. Will Hamilton win his fourth race in a row?

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