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Blog Post Archive

Russia’s GDP Shows Zero Growth, Outlook Grim – Minister

Russia’s GDP in the first eight months of the year grew 1.5 percent year-on-year, but seasonally adjusted month-to-month growth was zero, Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said Saturday.

New Chemical Attack Probe in Syria ‘Possible’ – Chief Inspector

The UN chemical weapons inspection team in Syria may not be able to visit all possible sites of the alleged chemical weapons use in the country before its mission ends Monday, the team’s leader told RIA Novosti on Saturday, adding that a new inspection was possible.

Russia to Use WTO to Protect Domestic Producers

Russia will actively use World Trade Organization mechanisms to uphold the interests of domestic producers who have suffered as a result of restrictions against them, Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said Saturday.

UN Security Council Passes Syria Resolution

The UN Security Council passed the draft resolution on Syria on Saturday, Moscow time, imposing binding obligations on the Syrian government for the first time since the unrest began in March 2011.

UN Aims to Hold Syria Conference in Mid-November

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said on Saturday Moscow time the international community aims to hold an international peace conference on Syria in mid-November, the UN News Centre said.

OPCW Makes Key Decision on Syria Chemical Weapons

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) had approved its “historic” timetable for the elimination of Syria’s chemical stockpile on Saturday Moscow time, paving the way for a UN Security Council vote.

Shipyard Chief to Be Sacked After Submarine Fire

The director of a Far Eastern shipyard, where a nuclear submarine recently caught fire during maintenance operations, will lose his post next week.

Tehran to Prepare Nuclear Plan by Mid-October

Iran will prepare a plan to break the deadlock in nuclear talks before its next meeting with the Iran Six group of mediators, due in mid-October, the Iranian leader said.

Chemical Weapons Watchdog Plan: Syria Arsenal Checks by Oct. 1

The global chemical weapons watchdog is calling for inspections of Syria's chemical arsenal to begin by Tuesday.

Divers Retrieve Biggest Section of Russian Meteorite So Far

Divers have lifted from a Urals lake what they believe to be the biggest fragment so far of the meteorite that exploded over Russia in February, local officials said Friday.

Moscow’s Libraries Get a Makeover, 1st Stop – Dostoevsky

The Russian capital’s libraries are undergoing a transformation – from uninviting places with Soviet-era rules to airy, open spaces with multimedia gadgets.

Russian Priests to Train at Moscow Military University

A group of Russian Orthodox priests will undergo military training at the Defense Ministry university in Moscow, the Russian army said Friday.

How Soviet Officer Averted 3rd World War 30 Years Ago

Thirty years ago, a Soviet officer prevented a nuclear war from being triggered by trusting his judgment and ignoring his direct responsibilities.

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