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Putin's 'sexy' weapon to silence critics

This one is straight out of James Bond film From Russia with Love, in which the Soviet lay 'honey trap' on the super spy, using a sexy seductress.A woman known as 'Katya' has been luring Russian......

Medvedev seeks democratic modernisation of Russia

As the Soviet achievements keeping the Russian economy afloat are waning, President Dmitry Medvedev,on Thursday,sought an urgent modernisation of the country, insisting that it should happen......

Russia-led Soviet bloc creates joint force

A Russia-led security bloc of seven former Soviet republics approved the creation of a joint Rapid Action Force on Wednesday,for anti-terror operations and countering aggression on any......

Top Russian priest dies,Prez cuts short India trip

Alexy-II, the head of the Orthodox Church and Russian Patriarch who was instrumental in the post-Soviet spiritual revival of the country, died in Moscow on Friday. The Moscow and All-Russia......

Revitalise Indo-Russian ties faster: Indologist

Admitting that Russia's relations with India have not "developed properly" after the breakup of the Soviet Union, a Russian indologist has called for a proactive approach with focus on cooperation......

Russia bids to become a tech tiger

It has been fifty years since the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, proving to an astonished world that the Russians could beat the West at its own scientific game. Now a vastly different Russia is......

Oil dips to 11-year low as supply balloons

While consumers have enjoyed lower fuel prices, producers have cut spending and thousands of jobs Brent crude prices hit their lowest in over 11 years on Monday, hounded by a relentless rise in......

What will it take for India to be a superpower

'There is an insistence that the government bring about reforms if India is to succeed. The fact is that many nations have done reforms, but are not Great Powers,' says Aakar Patel. What does......

StanChart shakeup turns screws on India's tycoons

Among India's capital-starved local banks, Essar is viewed as too big to fail, notes Una Galani. A shake-up at Standard Chartered could finally turn the screws on India's tycoons. The......

Cong should not feel apologetic about the 1991 reforms: Jairam Ramesh

Former minister in the United Progressive Alliance government Jairam Ramesh believes the reforms of 1991 were possible because of a strong team in place and the role of jugalbandis . On the......

Nina! The 'spy' with designs on India

Annet Mahendru -- the half-Indian making waves in the hit American show The Americans -- tells Archana Masih/Rediff.com about her love for Bollywood, dal-chawal and playing a Russian spy. Image:......

Kremlin terms doping allegations against Russian athletes 'groundless'

IMAGE: A monument of the Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin is seen in front of the Luzhniki stadium, which hosted the IAAF World Athletics Championships 2013 and is now under reconstruction, in......

Sochi Olympics: Criticism of Games reflects 'Cold War' mentality, says Putin

Western criticism of Russia's Winter Olympics was reminiscent of Cold War ambitions to hold the Soviet Union back, President Vladimir Putin said on Monday, despite signs that the world was warming......

World Chess Championship officials sue to stop pirating of match

Organizers of the World Chess Championship sued on Monday to block a trio of website operators from broadcasting chess moves at the November 11-30 match in New York, which is expected to draw......

Virtual Reality: Chess organisers tap smartphone generation

IMAGE: Magnus Carlsen (right) and Viswanathan Anand compete at the 2014 World Chess Championship. Photograph: FIDE World Chess Championship Fans tuning in to the 2016 World Chess Championship from......

With only one Russian athlete in the fray, Americans eye bumper medals haul

IMAGE: Darya Klishina of Russia warms up before the long jump. Photograph: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images. The United States is expected to run away with the athletics competition in Rio, taking......
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Hong Kong Catholics welcome Our Lady of Fatima statue

Hong Kong: A statue of Our Lady of Fatima blessed by Pope Francis started its Asian pilgrimage with Hong Kong as its first stop to celebrate the... ...

http://www.ucanindia.in/news/hong-kong-catholics-welcome-our-lady-of-fatima-statue/33875/daily
Trump shakes postwar order, in blow to Europe

BRUSSELS: Europe must pull together or risk being sidelined as Donald Trump signals the end of a postwar transatlantic partnership credited with... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/us/trump-shakes-postwar-order-in-blow-to-europe/articleshow/56645537.cms
Ukraine slaps Russia with terrorism charge, files case in international court

The Hague : Ukraine has urged the UN's top court to order Russia to pay damages for attacks on civilians during its bloody conflict with separatist... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/world/europe/180117/ukraine-slaps-russia-with-terrorism-charge-files-case-in-un-court.html
A top NATO general echoes Trump, calling aspects of alliance 'obsolete'

Brussels, Jan 18 A top NATO general has echoed US President-elect Donald Trump 's remark on the group and said that aspects of the alliance were... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a710688.html
Oil steady as weak dollar offsets U.S., Russia output forecasts

By | NEW YORK NEW YORK Oil prices were little changed on Tuesday as a decline in the U.S. dollar and comments by Saudi Arabia that it would adhere... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil-idINKBN151028?il=0

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