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Iran Successfully Tests Copy of US Drone Downed in 2011: Revolutionary Guard

Iran has successfully tested an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) based on the American RQ-170 drone downed on Iranian territory in 2011, the aerospace division head of the country's Revolutionary Guard Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh was quoted as saying by IRNA news agency Monday.

Putin: Ukrainian Forces Constantly Shelling MH17 Crash Site Hampering Full Volume of Work

The constant shelling by Ukrainian forces of the crash site of the fatal Malaysian MH17 Boeing plane in eastern Ukraine is hampering investigations into the crash, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday.

25 Years of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum in Facts

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum commemorates 25 years of work during the annual summit in Beijing, China.

Putin: Russia, Malaysia Insist on Objective, Full Investigation of MH17 Crash

Russia and Malaysia insist on an objective and full investigation into the fatal Malaysian Boeing MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine in line with the UN Security Council’s resolution, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday.

TEPCO Removes Second Roof Panel Covering Fukushima Reactor: Reports

Japanese nuclear plant operator TEPCO has removed another panel of the Fukushima nuclear reactor's protective cover, the Asahi Shimbun reported Monday.

11 Injured in Kharkiv Explosion

An explosion in the Stena rock-pub in Kharkiv, in eastern Ukraine, has left 11 people injured, according to a statement released by the Ukraine’s State Emergency Service.

Removal of Remaining MH17 Wreckage in Ukraine to Start in Next Two Weeks: DPR Official

The removal of the remaining wreckage of the fatal Malaysian MH17 Boeing that crashed in eastern Ukraine in July may start within the next two weeks, the deputy prime minister of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic said Monday.

Pristine Comet’s Flyby Altered Martian Atmosphere: NASA

The “Siding Spring” comet that approached Mars last month, has had an unexpectedly heavy impact of the Red Planet’s atmosphere, NASA says.

Soyuz Spacecraft With Three Astronauts Aboard Lands in Kazakhstan

A Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft carrying a crew of three astronauts from the International Space Station (ISS) has successfully landed in Kazakhstan. Watch how it happened.

Russia's VTB Bank May Drop London Exchange, Possibly List on Chinese Market: Bank Head

VTB, Russia's second largest bank, may leave the London stock exchange and instead list on Chinese market exchange.

Putin: Russia to Create Industrial Development Fund to Finance Long-Term Projects

Russia will create an industrial development fund in 2015 to support businesses with large long-term projects, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday.

World Orphans Day in History and Facts

World Orphans Day is observed every second Monday of November, and was established following an initiative by the US charity The Stars Foundation.

Love Without Borders, Letting Politics Not Get in the Way

Estelle Winters is joined on Anytime by Russian Management Consultant Anna Volina. This is the story of someone who was born during Soviet times who never dreamt that she would fall in love with an American with Ukrainian roots. Anna also never realized when she fell in love that relations between Russia and the United States would be so strained.

Russia's VEB Bank Expects Positive ECJ Ruling on Sanctions Appeal: Chairman

Vneshkombank head Vladimir Dmitriev thinks VEB has a good likelihood of winning the appeal against western sanctions.

Sanctions Remain Only Unresolved Issue at Iran Talks: Reports

Iran wants the sanctions to be lifted immediately, if the world wants to resolve the issue of the Iranian nuclear program. In November 2013, during talks held in Geneva, the P5+1 group agreed to reach a deal with the Tehran delegation guaranteeing the peaceful nature of the Iranian nuclear program by July 2014.

Egypt's Deadliest Militant Group Pledges Allegiance to Islamic State

Sinai-based Ansar Beit al-Maqdis (ABM), the most active Islamist group in Egypt, has pledged loyalty to the Islamic State (IS), AFP reports, citing an audio message ABM posted on its Twitter account.

Russian Central Bank Sets Economic Scenario With Oil Prices at $80 Per Bbl to End of 2017

The Russian Central Bank does not believe the oil prices prices will drop below $80 per barrel up to 2017; the Russian economy will be stable even if the oil prices in 2015-2017 remain at $80 per barrel.

North Korea Approves UN Child Protection Protocol: Reports

North Korea ratified the UN protocol on the protection of children. The protocol calls for the prohibition of child trafficking, prostitution and pornography.

Putin: Accounting in Rubles, Yuan Likely, Influence of Dollar Decreasing

Accounting in the Russian ruble and Chinese yuan will most likely weaken the dollar’s influence on global energy sectors, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday.

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