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Russian Engine to Power Chinese J-31 5th Generation Fighter: Rosoboronexport

RD-93 engines made in Russia will power the Chinese J-31 fifth generation fighters, Sergei Kornev said; he has also mentioned that there is a solution to the problem of China making copycat copies of Russian weapons.

Putin: Russia Ready to Expand Trade in Rubles, Yuan for Export of Energy Resources

Russia plans to expand trade in rubles and the Chinese yuan for exporting energy resources, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday.

Investigators Say No Criminal Case For Airliner Stowaway Death

Russian investigators will not open a criminal case into the death of a man found in the undercarriage bay of a plane at Moscow’s Vnukovo airport in June, an Investigative Committee spokesman said Friday.

Russian Woman Linked to Libya Embassy Attack Was Professional Powerlifter

The Russian woman whose alleged murder of a Libyan Air Force officer prompted an armed mob to attack the Russian embassy in Libya this week was a former professional powerlifter who studied in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk, regional officials said.

Russia Considering Offering India Airliner Assembly Deals

Russia could agree on a deal to start assembling Sukhoi Superjet 100 and Irkut MS-21 passenger jets in India, an official at the Russian Economic Development Ministry said Friday.

Teacher of Famous Russian Musicians Found Dead in Basement

Investigators in Russia said Wednesday that an elderly music teacher whose students included celebrated pianist and conductor Mikhail Pletnev has been found murdered in the basement of her country home outside Moscow.

Russia Plans to Use Glonass System to Operate Satellites

The Russian Defense Ministry is planning to use the country’s Glonass global positioning and navigation satellite network to operate other satellites in orbit, a military space official said Wednesday.

Russian Pilot Gets Jail Sentence Over Fatal Airliner Crash

A Russian court sentenced a former airline pilot to 4 ½ years in prison Wednesday over the crash of a regional airliner that killed 12 people in 2010.

Moscow Court Extends House Arrest for Opposition Leader

A court in Moscow extended the house arrest Wednesday for a leftist opposition leader accused of plotting violent unrest across Russia.

Russia Charges Greenpeace Activists With Piracy

Russian investigators started charging a group of environmental activists Wednesday who were detained aboard a Greenpeace icebreaker during a protest at an offshore oil rig in the Arctic last month, with at least two of them accused of piracy, Greenpeace said.

Suspected Militant Killed in Kabardino-Balkaria

Law enforcement officers have killed an unknown assailant in the Russian North Caucasus republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, the Interior Ministry's regional department reported Wednesday.

Police Detain Suspected Moscow Subway Motorcycle Rider

A young man who recently apparently rode his motorcycle inside the Moscow subway has been detained, the Russian Interior Ministry’s Moscow department said.

Morsi Supporters Rally in Cairo – Report

Supporters of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, ousted by the army in July after mass protests against his rule and arrested afterwards, have rallied on Cairo’s Tahrir Square, media reported.

Another Deputy Head of State Registration Service Fired – Ministry

Another senior Russian official in the management of the Federal Service for State Registration, Cadaster and Cartography (Rosreestr) has been fired, the Economic Development Ministry has reported.

Greenpeace Appeals for Support for Activists Jailed in Russia

Greenpeace has collected more than 700,000 signatures on a petition to release its activists who are currently behind bars in Russia after protesting at an Arctic oil rig, the environmental organization said on Twitter on Tuesday.

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