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Phobos-Grunt spirals closer to Earth
Phobos-Grunt spirals closer to Earth
Russia's doomed probe for Mars on Sunday spiralled ever closer to the Earth before it plunges back into the atmosphere in a fiery end which...
Russia announces 'spaceroach' grandchildren
Russia announces 'spaceroach' grandchildren
Russian space scientists announced on Thursday a new breakthrough in a long pedigree of firsts: the birth of 30 grandchildren of a "space cockroach" who spent 12 days in orbit....
Russia accuses Georgia of plans to invade Abkhazia
Russia accuses Georgia of plans to invade Abkhazia
Russia accused Georgia on Tuesday of planning to invade the breakaway republic of Abkhazia and said it was sending more troops to the region.
Gazprom: Ukraine preparing to divert gas
Gazprom: Ukraine preparing to divert gas
Russian gas monopoly Gazprom accused the Ukraine on Wednesday of planning to siphon off gas that Russia transits through Ukrainian territory to the...
Doubts cast over Medvedev's landslide triumph
Doubts cast over Medvedev's landslide triumph
The West cast doubt on Russia's presidential election on Monday after Dmitry Medvedev won a landslide victory and vowed to follow the course set by...
Putin deploys new weapon -- his judo master
Putin deploys new weapon -- his judo master
He has been accused of bullying the neighbours, turning off Europe's gas supply and -- as one outraged diplomat appalled by Russia's heavy-handed...
UK warns Russia after council staff summoned
UK warns Russia after council staff summoned
Britain warned Russia on Wednesday that any attempt to intimidate staff of its cultural arm was "completely unacceptable" after Russia's state...
Russia leads race to put man on Mars, says scientist
Russia leads race to put man on Mars, says scientist
Russia is leading the race to complete a manned mission to Mars and could land a Russian on the Red Planet by 2025, a leading scientist was quoted...
Russia will supply new anti-aircraft missiles for Iran
Russia will supply new anti-aircraft missiles for Iran
Russia is to supply Iran with a new and lethal anti-aircraft system capable of shooting down American or Israeli fighter jets in the event of any...
Russian envoy: 'Now we really have a crisis'
Russian envoy: 'Now we really have a crisis'
The diplomatic stand-off with Russia entered a dangerous new phase on Wednesday as British officials denounced "a pattern of intimidation" by...
Russia warns the West over Kosovo independence
Russia warns the West over Kosovo independence
Russia warned on Monday that Kosovo could slip into "uncontrollable crisis," ahead of a United Nations Security Council showdown over the Serbian...
Algeria in new talks on Russian warplanes
Algeria in new talks on Russian warplanes
Algeria has started negotiations with Russia on receiving SU-30 fighter jets in exchange for a consignment of faulty MiG-29 warplanes it returned...

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