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No need to reinvent nuclear, experts tell newcomers

2016-05-31 06:38

Countries with experience in nuclear energy like France, Finland and Russia have the responsibility to help other countries just starting out on nuclear, say experts.

Russia to extend Western food ban to 2018

2016-05-28 08:15

Russia plans to extend its embargo on Western food products by a 18 months, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said, as the EU prepares to debate renewing sanctions against Moscow.

Russian riot police halt wrestling brawl over Rio spot

2016-05-27 21:27

Riot police had to be sent in when a scuffle erupted at the end of a Russian wrestling championship bout

Obama defends his nuclear record

2016-05-26 22:01

On the eve of his historic trip to Hiroshima,Japan, US President Barack Obama is defending the vigour of his efforts to rid the world of nuclear weapons.

Twin assaults in Syria, Iraq pile pressure on ISIS

2016-05-24 23:06

Kurdish-Arab forces have launched a major assault against ISIS in Syria's Raqa province and Iraqi forces advanced on it in Fallujah, piling pressure on the jihadists in two strongholds.

Russia ready to assist Kurds and US on Raqa offensive

2016-05-24 18:29

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Moscow iss ready to co-ordinate with a Kurdish-Arab alliance and the US-led coalition in an assault on the ISIS Syrian bastion of Raqa.

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US rejects Russian airstrikes proposal

2016-05-20 20:01

The Pentagon has rejected a Russian proposal to launch joint airstrikes against jihadists from next week in Syria, where they have been conducting separate bombing campaigns.

Man killed after taking hostages in Moscow

2016-05-18 23:09

Police in Moscow say a man who took hostages during an attempt to rob a bank has been killed.

Space station orbits Earth 100 000 times

2016-05-16 23:30

The International Space Station has orbited Earth for the 100 000th time, Russian mission control says.

 

Turkey hopes it can mend ties with Russia soon

2016-05-30 20:05

A top Turkish government official has expressed hope that Turkey and Russia can mend relations soon, adding that neither country is in a position to "sacrifice" ties.

EU extends sanctions on Syrian regime

2016-05-27 22:41

The EU has extended for another year sanctions against Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime over its "violent repression" of civilians, maintaining an oil embargo and a freeze on Syrian central bank assets.

Putin: EU needs Russia to stay on global stage

2016-05-26 22:01

Russian President Vladimir Putin has claimed in an article that the EU would not be a global player without his country's help, as he prepares for his first visit to the bloc this year.

Freed pilot arrives in Ukraine to hero's welcome

2016-05-25 18:05

Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko has returned home to a hero's welcome after nearly two years in a Russian prison.

Ukraine fighting escalates: 7 soldiers killed

2016-05-24 20:28

Ukrainian officials say seven soldiers have been killed over the past day in rebellious eastern Ukraine.

Russian base in Syria attacked by ISIS

2016-05-24 17:22

Satellite imagery appears to show extensive damage to an air base in Syria used by Russian forces following an attack by ISIS fighters.

MH17 victim families sue Putin, Russia in European rights court

2016-05-21 17:15

Families of victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 are suing President Vladimir Putin and Russia for Aus$10 million each in the European Court of Human Rights.

Nato finalises military build-up to counter Russia

2016-05-19 20:07

Nato foreign ministers are finalising the alliance's biggest military build-up since the end of the Cold War to counter what they see as a more aggressive and unpredictable Russia.

Russian opposition leader, 5 others hurt in Cossack attack

2016-05-17 22:00

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and five of his associates have been injured when a group of Cossacks attacked them outside an airport in southern Russia.

Three killed in mass brawl at Moscow cemetery

2016-05-14 21:10

At least three people have been killed when a mass brawl involving hundreds of men broke out at a Moscow cemetery.

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