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Russia announces plan to build new space station with NASA
Russia on Saturday announced initial plans to build a new orbital space station together with NASA to replace the International Space Station (ISS), which is set to operate until 2024. Russia and NASA recently agreed to keep operating and financing the ISS until 2024, but future joint space projects have remained in doubt, as relations between Russia and the US have plunged to post-Cold War lows ...(3/28/2015 9:38:18 AM)
Russia 'to join China-led development bank'
Russia is to sign up to the Chinese-led development bank AIIB, first deputy prime minister Igor Shuvalov said Saturday at an international forum in China, cited by Russian news agencies. "I'd like to inform you that Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken the decision that Russia will participate in the capital of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)," Shuvalov said at China's Boao ...(3/28/2015 7:16:25 AM)
Russia demands win after Montenegro qualifier called off
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has demanded to be awarded a victory after its European championship qualifier against Montenegro was abandoned due to attacks on Russian players.(3/28/2015 6:38:50 AM)
Montenegro-Russia qualifier abandoned after brawl
The European championship qualifying match between Montenegro and Russia was abandoned Friday after two Russian players were struck by objects thrown from the crowd, including its goalkeeper being hit in the head by a flare. The Group G game was called off with the score at 0-0 after Dmitry Kombarov became the second Russian player to be struck by an object, sparking a mass brawl between the ...(3/27/2015 7:44:10 PM)
Russia heads to 'America's backyard' to find salve for sanctions
Russia took its global charm offensive to Latin America this week, as the Kremlin seeks to counter Western sanctions over its policies in eastern Ukraine and Crimea. Over the past few days, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov reassured Cuba of ongoing support, denounced US sanctions against Venezuela, and even suggested Russia might be willing to take part in building a Nicaraguan rival to the Panama ...(3/26/2015 3:23:00 PM)
Russia denies it's in talks with Argentina on leasing jets
Russia hasn't held negotiations on leasing a dozen supersonic bombers to Argentina, but would be willing to consider such a deal, a senior government official said Friday. Alexander Fomin, the head of ...(3/27/2015 11:05:02 AM)
AP Interview: Ukraine PM: Russia could spark new offensive
Russia plans to eliminate Ukraine as an independent state and could spark a new offensive in the east to achieve that aim, Ukraine's prime minister told The Associated Press on Friday. Prime Minister Arseniy ...(3/27/2015 5:32:01 PM)
Grounded? Russia's answer to US next-gen fighter hits the skids.
The Kremlin is slamming the brakes on its "fifth generation" fighter program and cutting its initial rollout to a quarter of those originally planned. The decision seems a setback for Vladimir Putin's sweeping $800 billion rearmament program, a vital component of the wider effort to restore Russia to its Soviet-era status as a major global superpower.(3/27/2015 12:10:03 PM)
Russia to join China-backed development bank: official
MOSCOW -- Russia is to sign up to the Chinese-led development bank AIIB, first deputy prime minister Igor Shuvalov said Saturday at an international forum in China, cited by Russian news agencies.(3/28/2015 10:21:00 PM)
Russia qualifier abandoned after trouble
The Euro 2016 qualifier between Montenegro and Russia in Podgorica on Friday was abandoned with the score at 0-0 after trouble forced the German referee to stop play on two separate occasions. Referee Deniz Aytekin first stopped play for around half an hour after visiting goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev was struck by a flare and eventually abandoned the match altogether after more missiles were thrown ...(3/27/2015 7:15:18 PM)
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