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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......

Global factors spell trouble for the stock market

The market could be influenced by events elsewhere in the world and regardless of what happens to India's economy, says Devangshu Datta. One of the issues about managing an open globalised......

Weak global cues, poll outcome jitters trip Sensex, Nifty

Markets slipped on Wednesday, tracking weak global cues amid uncertainty ahead of election results on May 16. Investors worldwide remained wary of US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's......

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,......

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......

Sports Shorts: Vela gets Mexico call-up despite years of refusals

Carlos Vela Garrido of Real Sociedad. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images Real Sociedad midfielder Carlos Vela was called up by Mexico for November tour friendlies on Tuesday after turning his......

Formula One teams rule out Russian race boycott

Formula One teams say they will race in Russia, despite the crisis in Ukraine and downing of a Malaysian airliner, unless the country's debut Grand Prix in October is called off or they are ordered......

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......

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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
Lithuania protests after Russia blocks its cars and trucks

VILNIUS (Reuters) - The ex-Soviet republic of Lithuania accused Moscow on Monday of blocking its vehicles and goods at the Russian border, and... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/lithuania-protests-russia-blocks-cars-trucks-171609019.html
Putin strengthens ties with Georgia breakaway region; Tbilisi protests

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with Abkhazia's President Raul … Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) shakes hands with... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/putin-strengthens-ties-georgia-breakaway-region-tbilisi-protests-163705060.html
UPDATE 2-Russia sends mixed signals on oil output ahead of OPEC meeting

10:02pm IST * Russia helps markets by not raising oil output - Energy Minister Moscow may make oil output cuts of 15 mln t in 2015 - paper... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/11/24/opec-meeting-russia-idINL6N0TE1AF20141124
General

Washington:US troops will remain in Poland and the Baltic states through 2015 "to deter Russian aggression", a senior US commander for Europe said... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/us-troops-to-stay-in-poland-baltics-through-2015-general_1504217.html
Modi-Obama chat to let both nations flee past hypocrisies

It is to state the obvious that Narendra Modi is now emerging as a significant global leader in his own right and that the prestige of India has... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/current-affairs/modi-obama-chat-to-let-both-nations-flee-past-hypocrisies_1236240.html

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