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Russia conducts first ship-based hypersonic missile test - TASS

27 Feb 2020

MOSCOW Russia successfully test-launched its Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic cruise missile from a military vessel for the first time early last month, the TASS news agency said on Thursday, citing two military sources.

Russian stocks to reach new highs in 2020 despite uncertain backdrop: Reuters poll

26 Feb 2020

MOSCOW Russia's stock market is forecast to surpass record levels reached in January by the end of this year, a Reuters poll of market experts showed, but concerns over the effects of China's coronavirus epidemic are causing uncertainty.

UPDATE 1-Baring Vostok sells EMC stake to cancer care group

14 Feb 2020

* Baring Vostok say sale corresponded to 'planning horizon' (Updates with detail, context, possible IPO)

Yandex races ahead with driverless car plans

14 Feb 2020

MOSCOW Internet company Yandex , which reported lower growth in fourth-quarter profit on Friday, is poised to test its driverless cars outside Russia this year.

Coronavirus drives Alrosa to shift diamond sales from Hong Kong

05 Feb 2020

* Hard to judge impact of changed venue for March sales-analysts

Russia says alarmed by U.S. deployment of low-yield nuclear missiles

05 Feb 2020

MOSCOW Russia is alarmed by the U.S. Navy's decision to deploy low-yield nuclear missiles on submarines since they heighten the risk of a limited nuclear war, a Russian official said on Wednesday.

Moscow court case challenges city's facial recognition use after launch

31 Jan 2020

MOSCOW A Russian court on Friday heard a legal challenge to Moscow's rollout of facial recognition technology over privacy fears, after the final piece of its video surveillance jigsaw fell into place with the awarding of a software contract last month.

Moscow court case challenges city's facial recognition use after launch

31 Jan 2020

MOSCOW A court on Friday will hear a legal challenge to Moscow's rollout of facial recognition technology over privacy fears, after the final piece of its video surveillance jigsaw fell into place with the awarding of a software contract last month.

New U.S. envoy tells Russia to 'end nightmare' for jailed ex-Marine

30 Jan 2020

MOSCOW The United States' new ambassador to Russia urged Moscow on Thursday to release a former U.S. Marine accused of spying, and said Russian investigators had failed to present credible evidence to back up their case.

Five die in Russian hotel after boiling water floods basement

20 Jan 2020

MOSCOW Five people, including one child, were killed in the Russian city of Perm on Monday when a hot water pipe exploded in the night and flooded a basement hotel room with boiling water.

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