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Russia's X5 retailer focuses on growing demand for convenience foods

Aug 15 2019

MOSCOW Russia's top food retailer X5 is gearing up to compete with burgeoning online players to meet growing demand for convenience foods from time- and price-conscious consumers, Chief Executive Officer Igor Shekhterman told Reuters.

Moscow acknowledges mysterious rocket explosion involved nuclear workers

Aug 10 2019

MOSCOW Russia's state nuclear agency acknowledged for the first time on Saturday that nuclear workers were involved in an explosion during a rocket engine test that caused a spike in radiation in a nearby city. | Video

Russians rush to buy iodine after blast causes radiation spike: reports

Aug 09 2019

MOSCOW Residents of two northern Russian cities are stocking up on iodine that is used to reduce the effects of radiation exposure after a mysterious accident on a nearby military testing site, regional media reported.

Two dead in Russian rocket engine explosion; radiation spikes, shipping shut

Aug 08 2019

MOSCOW Two people were killed and a nearby city reported a rise in radiation levels when a rocket engine blew up at a testing site in northern Russia on Thursday, forcing authorities to shut down part of a bay in the White Sea to shipping.

Russia, South Korea trade conflicting claims over alleged airspace intrusion

Jul 24 2019

MOSCOW/SEOUL Russia's embassy in Seoul on Wednesday said that Moscow had not apologized for an alleged airspace violation the previous day, after South Korea said that a Russian attache had expressed "deep regret" and blamed malfunctioning equipment.

Russia threatens more economic pain in standoff with Georgia

Jun 24 2019

TBILISI/MOSCOW Russia on Monday served notice to ex-Soviet Georgia it faces painful consequences if anti-Russian protests are not brought under control, saying it was tightening controls on wine imports that bring Georgia millions of dollars in revenue each year.

Putin: ready for Trump talks but U.S. elections could complicate ties

Jun 20 2019

MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he was ready to hold talks with Donald Trump if that was what his U.S. counterpart wanted, but added that Trump's re-election campaign could complicate U.S.-Russia relations.

Investigative journalist put under house arrest in Moscow

Jun 09 2019

MOSCOW Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov was placed under two months' house arrest in Moscow on Saturday while he is investigated for drug peddling, as a court rejected a request from investigators to hold him in custody.

Russia's Novatek to sell 20 percent in Arctic LNG 2 to China

Apr 25 2019

MOSCOW Two Chinese companies signed agreements with Russia's Novatek on Thursday to buy a combined 20 percent stake in its new liquefied natural gas project, Arctic LNG 2.

Putin will internationale Sicherheitsgarantien für Nordkorea

Apr 25 2019

Wladiwostok Russlands Präsident Wladimir Putin wirbt nach seinem ersten Gipfel mit dem nordkoreanischen Machthaber Kim Jong Un für internationale Sicherheitsgarantien für dessen Land.

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