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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......

Meldonium tests reignite doping scandal in Russian athletics

- The Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF) said on Monday four athletes had tested positive at the Russian Winter Indoor Athletics Championships in February. - 'Meldonium has a half-life of between......

Sharapova's intent questioned - Why was she taking banned heart drug?

'Sharapova has been a US resident since early in her career, which does bring in a question of how or why she is using a drug that is not licensed there' IMAGE: Maria Sharapova speaks to the media......

Russia's athletes keep sights on Rio despite doping ban

IMAGE: A general view show the stage where five cities are applying for their candidature for the 2016 Olympic Games to International Olympic Committee (IOC) members during the 121st IOC session......
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Bollywood seen as part of Russian strategy to woo Indian tourists

Dmitry Medvedev Moscow, May 5 Bollywood could emerge as a colourful catalyst for promoting Russia as a tourism destination for travelling... ...

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World Championship host Russia looks to boost flagging team

As Russia gears up to host ice hockey's World Championship starting this Friday, the country is struggling to revive its once feared team.... ...

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City where Soviet workers rose up stays calm in Russian crisis

* Novocherkassk was scene of worker revolt in 1962 * Economic downturn is causing hardship * Support for President Putin still strong among... ...

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Terrorists planning V-Day attacks detained in Moscow

Few Sec ago 0 0 Moscow: A group of citizens from Central Asian countries was detained by Russia's security agency, FSB, on suspicion that... ...

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Russia warns of retaliation as NATO plans more deployments in E. Europe

By Dmitry Solovyov and Lidia Kelly MOSCOW/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Russia will reinforce its western and southern flanks with three new divisions by... ...

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