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Nord Stream 2 to press on with Europe gas pipe, despite U.S. sanctions

21 Dec 2019

MOSCOW The group behind Nord Stream 2 said on Saturday it aimed to complete a pipeline to boost Russian gas supplies to Europe as soon as possible, after U.S. sanctions prompted a major contractor to suspend pipe-laying activities.

Russia, Ukraine outline terms for five-year gas transit deal to end row

21 Dec 2019

MOSCOW/KIEV Russia and Ukraine announced terms of a new gas transit deal on Saturday, under which Moscow will supply Europe for at least another five years via its former Soviet neighbour and pay a $2.9 billion settlement to Kiev to end a legal dispute.

Russia says it will return captured naval ships to Ukraine on Monday

17 Nov 2019

MOSCOW Russia will return three captured naval ships to Ukraine on Monday and is moving them to a handover location agreed with Kiev, Crimea's border guard service was cited as saying by Russian news agencies on Sunday. | Video

SPD verärgert über AKK-Vorschlag zu Sicherheitszone in Syrien

22 Oct 2019

Berlin/Moskau Die SPD hat verärgert auf den Vorstoß von Verteidigungsministerin Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer reagiert, in Nordsyrien eine international kontrollierte Sicherheitszone einzurichten.

Russland will AKK-Vorschlag zu Sicherheitszone in Syrien prüfen

22 Oct 2019

Berlin/Moskau Russland will den Vorschlag von Verteidigungsministerin Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer für eine international kontrollierte Sicherheitszone im Norden Syriens prüfen.

Putin, after three days, says fire-hit Russian submarine was nuclear-powered

04 Jul 2019

MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin disclosed on Thursday for the first time that a secret military submarine hit by a fatal fire three days ago was nuclear-powered, prompting the defence minister to assure him its reactor had been safely contained. | Video

Russian court frees director who poked fun at authorities on bail

08 Apr 2019

MOSCOW A Russian court on Monday said it had freed on bail a prominent theatre and film director who had been under house arrest since 2017 on suspicion of embezzling state funds in a case critics said looked politically-motivated.

Russia says new U.S. missile strategy will unleash arms race in space

18 Jan 2019

MOSCOW Russia said on Friday the new U.S. missile defense strategy would unleash a dangerous arms race in space and amounts to a relaunch of the Cold War-era "Star Wars" program.

UPDATE 2-Russia says new U.S. missile strategy will unleash arms race in space

18 Jan 2019

* Russia urges United States to negotiate (Edits, adds background and quotes)

Russia's Abramovich and partner to buy TransContainer stake from VTB - sources

08 Nov 2018

MOSCOW, Nov 8 Roman Abramovich and a business partner will buy a 24.84 percent stake in Russia's largest freight container operator TransContainer from VTB bank, two industry sources told Reuters on Thursday.

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