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Russia’s Ruble Falls as Oil Price Tumbles

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The ruble enervated neatly on Monday morning as the price of oil fell to new lows, worsening the outlook for Russia’s recession-hit economy. The Russian banking tumbled 1.3 percent to almost 78.6 rubles to the U.S. dollar in morning trading, tighten to record lows and less than half the value dual years ...

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Agents of Change: Promoting Tolerance and Acceptance in Russia

A operation is being hold in a vast gymnasium — light streaming in by floor-to-ceiling windows onto a performers. Some dance, some lay sprawled opposite a building examination their compatriots. “Kostik, mount up, you’re going to get cold,” a choreographer ...

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Putin’s Aide Surkov Meets Nuland in Kaliningrad

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President Vladimir Putin’s help Vladislav Surkov, famous in the 2010s as the “gray cardinal” of the Kremlin, met with U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland on Friday nearby the western city of Kalinigrad, Russian media reported on Friday. The meeting took place behind sealed doors ...

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Netflix’s Desire for World Domination Reaches Russia

China, the world’s many populous country, competence have slipped by a fingers, though with Russia Netflix in Jan pocketed the largest nation by landmass and the guarantee of tapping into a sepulchral online market. Netflix’s pierce into Russia, along with 129 other countries, was heralded by ...

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Top International Officials Knew About Russian Doping

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A news has minute “embedded” crime during a ruling physique of universe entertainment and suggested collusion between Russian and IAAF officials during a top levels in a coverup of mass doping in Russian sport. “It is not convincing that inaugurated ...

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China’s Economic Turmoil Ruins Russia’s New Year

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New fears over China’s economy and pointy falls in a cost of oil have worsened a opinion for Russia as it tries to emerge from recession. The cost of crude, a linchpin of Russia’s economy, fell roughly 20 percent in ...

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Adverse Weather Conditions Force Mass Flight Cancellations in Moscow

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More than 50 flights both vacating from and nearing to Domodedovo, Sheremetyevo and Vnukovo airports in Moscow were canceled Tuesday due to bad weather, a Meduza news website reported Tuesday, citing online moody information supposing by a airports. At slightest ...

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Russian Prosecutor General’s Office Won’t ‘Weaken Grip’ After Navalny’s Film

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Russia’s Prosecutor General Yury Chaika gave an talk to a state-run Rossiiskaya Gazeta journal Tuesday and pronounced his bureau wouldn’t “weaken a grip” since of “information attacks” on it, referring to a inquisitive film expelled by Alexei Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation ...

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Russian Ruble Crashes to 77 Per Dollar Amid Oil Price Slump

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The Russian ruble fell to 77 opposite a U.S. dollar on Tuesday for a initial time given Dec 2014 as tellurian prices for oil continue to slide, a RIA Novosti news group reported. As of Tuesday morning, a Russian banking ...

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U.S. Firm Blames Russian ‘Sandworm’ Hackers for Ukraine Power Outage

U.S. cyber intelligence firm iSight Partners said on Thursday it has determined that a Russian hacking group known as Sandworm caused last month’s unprecedented power outage in Ukraine. “We believe that Sandworm was responsible,” iSight’s director of espionage analysis, John Hultquist, said in an interview. ...

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