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9 Apr 2017
The cancellation "once again confirms doubts about the added value of dialogue with the British, who don't have their own position on the majority of current issues," the foreign ministry said in a statement.
2 Apr 2017
Police said they detained 29 opposition protesters in Moscow on Sunday, a week after hundreds were arrested during a rally organised by leading Putin critic Alexei Navalny.
1 Dec 2016
The periodic table got larger Wednesday after four new elements were officially named and added to the chart, including 'nihonium' -- the first ever to be discovered by Japanese scientists.
8 Jul 2016
Due to safety regulations, everyone was forced to exit the plane, too, and have their luggage security-screened again, which prompted the long delay, according to Russian news agency RIA Novosti.
2 Sep 2015
The EU will extend sanctions for another six months against Ukrainian and Russian figures accused of backing pro-Moscow rebels fighting for independence from Kiev, EU sources said Wednesday. "There is a political agreement; (officials) agreed to extend the sanctions for six months to March next year," one source told AFP after a meeting of diplomats…
23 Apr 2015
Twenty-one foreign students were on Thursday in a critical condition in hospital after fire ripped through a student residence in Moscow
14 Apr 2015
The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday predicted more pain for the Russian economy and gloom around the ex-Soviet region despite positive noises from Moscow that the worst of the crisis might be over.
6 Apr 2015
The Czech president and the US ambassador to Prague have clashed over the former's plan to travel to Moscow for the World War II victory anniversary, an event largely snubbed by western leaders.


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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered his government to take over operations at Europe's largest nuclear power station in the Russia-annexed region of Zaporizhzhia in southern Ukraine. "The government will ensure that the nuclear facilities at the plant... are integrated as federal property," the executive order said. The power station has been occupied by…
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Qatar on Wednesday announced that the number of government workers attending offices would be slashed and school hours reduced in a bid to ease congestion before and during the World Cup. With more than one million visitors expected during the November 20 to December 18 tournament, the government is anxious to keep traffic off the…
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President Joe Biden is "disappointed" with the OPEC+ cartel's decision to slash oil production output and believes it will hurt the world economy, the White House said Wednesday. "The president is disappointed by the shortsighted decision by OPEC+," National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and top economic advisor Brian Deese said in a statement. The supply…
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A Wuse Zone Six Chief Magistrates’ Court, in Abuja on Wednesday granted bail to Prof. Zainab Abiola and her domestic staff, Rebecca Enechido. Magistrate Elizabeth Wonu, having listened to the arguments of both counsel in regard to the bail application, granted them bail with certain terms and conditions. Wonu in the ruling said the court…
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The National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) on Wednesday released results of the 2022 In-School National Business Certificate (NBC) and the National Technical Certificate (NTC) examinations. Prof. Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe, Registrar and Chief Executive of the board at a press conference in Benin, announced that a total of 87,668 candidates registered for the examinations in…