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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......

Food Bill: Lessons India should have learnt from Soviet Union

By throwing food at poverty that is result of faulty economics and lack of jobs, one is only trying to suicidal path says Colonel (retd) Anil Athale. Right at the outset the author wishes to......

From Washington to Rome, technocrats are rescuing economies

Privatisation in Russia was endorsed by technocrats. It led to the rise of Vladimir Putin. We are living in the age of the technocrats. In business, Big Data, and the Big Brains who can parse it,......

COLUMN: Obsessing about GDP growth

True sustainable growth can come only through an increase in productivity, and such increases can happen only through innovations, technical and organisational, in all sectors of the economy -......

COLUMN: Obsessing about GDP growth

True sustainable growth can come only through an increase in productivity, and such increases can happen only through innovations, technical and organisational, in all sectors of the economy -......

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......

Sochi closing ceremony paints hosts Russia in softer colours

Sunday's closing ceremony at Russia's first Winter Olympics will aim to paint the host nation in softer colours than the muscular spectacle that kicked off the Games, organisers said. The show at......

Pussy Riot protest members detained by Sochi police

Pussy Riot protest band members Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova said they were detained on suspicion of theft in the Winter Olympics host city of Sochi on Tuesday, less than two months......

Mixed day for America at Sochi Winter Games

The United States edged out host nation Russia in a thrilling men's ice hockey game at the Winter Olympics on Saturday, but a last-minute switch of high-tech suits failed to propel American speed......

Tretyak, Rodnina light flame at Sochi opening ceremony

The honour of lighting the Sochi Olympic flame was given to two triple Olympics champions on Friday as Vladislav Tretyak and Irina Rodnina jointly lit the cauldron at Russia's first Winter Games on......

  People speak for soviet russia

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Kiran
Q. Who Monitors and Controls President of India? stopping him taking wrong decisions?
Kiran:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-monitors-and-controls-president-of-india-stopping-him-ta/27248718/answers/

sanjay
Q. Which country in the world has a maximum numbers of political parties?
Sanjay:  A. Tanzimat: an attempt by the Ottoman Empire to modernise into an industrial power, one thousand, eight hundred and thirty-nine-one thousand, eight...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-country-in-the-world-has-a-maximum-numbers-of-politica/27076063/answers/27248736

vijay shukla
Q. How many nuclear explosions have there been?
Vijay Shukla:  A. It wasn't the economic situation in the USSR remember, that Russia was not the only part of the country, it was the political situation. The...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-many-nuclear-explosions-have-there-been/24941565/answers/27076067

  Web results for Soviet Russia
Biden heads to Ukraine after fragile truce shattered

Slavyansk: US Vice President Joe Biden will begin a two-day visit to Ukraine on Monday, hours after a fragile Easter truce was shattered and... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/biden-heads-to-ukraine-after-fragile-truce-shattered_926050.html
Deadly Gun Attack in Eastern Ukraine Shakes Fragile Geneva Accord

At least three people were killed in a gunfight in the early hours of Sunday near a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russia The incident... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/articles/548810/20140421/deadly-gun-attack-eastern-ukraine-shakes-accord.htm
In Cold War rerun, Obama plans to isolate Russia

Washington, April 20: Even as the crisis in Ukraine continues to defy easy resolution, President Barack Obama and his national security team are... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140421/jsp/foreign/story_18261854.jsp
Positive opening for Sensex, Nifty

The election developments will be closely tracked especially in terms of the turnout at various constituencies. Welcome to yet another truncated... ...

http://www.indiainfoline.com/Markets/News/Positive-opening-for-Sensex-Nifty/5908357994
Asian stocks subdued on caution over Ukraine

Asian stock markets started the week on a subdued note on Monday, as tensions in Ukraine kept investors cautious amid an absence of catalysts as... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/international/asian-stocks-subdued-on-caution-over-ukraine-114042100087_1.html

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