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Two dead as Russian carrier fire extinguished

Two dead as Russian carrier fire extinguished

Emergency workers and sailors have extinguished a blaze on the Russian navy's only aircraft carrier that has killed two people, the navy said Friday.

Russia banned from Olympic Games over doping scandal

Russia banned from Olympic Games over doping scandal

Russia was banned from the Olympics and world championships in a range of sports for four years on Monday after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) ruled to punish it ...

Putin says Russia ready for cooperation with NATO

Putin says Russia ready for cooperation with NATO

President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said Russia is open to cooperation with NATO as a two-day summit of the Western alliance was to open outside London.

Abused Russian sisters who killed father face murder charge

Abused Russian sisters who killed father face murder charge

Investigators said Tuesday that two sisters who killed their father after years of abuse should face murder charges in a case highlighting Russia's dire record on domestic violence.

Russian probe blames pilot for May plane crash that killed 41

Russian probe blames pilot for May plane crash that killed 41

Russia has completed an investigation into a plane crash at a Moscow airport in May that killed 41 people, and plans to formally charge the pilot with causing death by negligence

Russia and China deepen ties with River Amur bridge

Russia and China deepen ties with River Amur bridge

Russia and China have finished building the first road bridge linking their two countries, Russian officials said on Friday, in the latest sign of warming relations.

SPIEF 'visiting session' in Doha next month to boost Qatar-Russia business ties

SPIEF 'visiting session' in Doha next month to boost Qatar-Russia business ties

The St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) will hold a visiting session in Doha on December 14 and 15.

Call for four-year sports ban over doping shocks Russia

Call for four-year sports ban over doping shocks Russia

Russia's anti-doping chief said Tuesday he expected the country to be barred from all sporting competition for four years

MIA to host talk by Russia's Hermitage Museum

MIA to host talk by Russia's Hermitage Museum

The Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) is set to host a talk titled 'The Hermitage Days' at 6pm on November 27 in the museum's auditorium.

Qatar, Russia in talks to identify new and promising mutually beneficial projects, says al-Kuwari

Qatar, Russia in talks to identify new and promising mutually beneficial projects, says al-Kuwari

Qatar seeks to diversify its investments into strategic sectors in Russia as the country attaches great importance to supporting the economies of its strategic partners around the world ...

Russia begins moving captured Ukrainian ships before possible handover

Russia begins moving captured Ukrainian ships before possible handover

Russia began moving three captured Ukrainian navy ships on Sunday after a Russian newspaper reported Moscow would return them to Ukraine

Russia releases last of captured whales into the wild

Russia releases last of captured whales into the wild

Russian authorities said on Sunday they had completed the release of dozens of captured beluga whales whose plight sparked an appeal by Hollywood celebrities and the intervention of President Vladimir Putin.