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Russian Admiral Faces Trial for $840,000 Scam

Investigators have compiled and sent to court a 27 million ruble ($840,000) fraud and abuse of office case against a senior military official, a spokesman for Russia’s Investigative Committee said Thursday.

Unique Fighting Vehicles Displayed at Russia Arms Expo 2013

The Russia Arms Expo-2013 exhibition, which has opened in Nizhny Tagil, features an upgraded T-72 tank for urban warfare, a Rakushka-M armored personnel carrier and a 30-ton Atom infantry fighting vehicle.

Putin, Lukashenko Arrive for Last Stage of Military Exercise

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Belarusian counterpart, Alexander Lukashenko, arrived on Thursday at a testing range in western Russia for the final stage of an extensive exercise conducted by the two countries’ militaries.

Russia Threatens Japanese Officials With Travel Restrictions

Moscow warned Tokyo on Thursday that it would restrict Japanese officials from traveling to the disputed Kuril Islands if such officials call for those islands to be returned to Russia.

Russia Touts Its Military Hardware at International Arms Exhibition

The 9th Russian Arms Expo 2013 international exhibition opened on Sept. 25 and runs through Sept. 28 in the Urals city of Nizhny Tagil. Organizers say the event features over 400 exhibitors from 50 countries. Russia hopes the exhibition will boost global interest in the country’s arms production – a key export.

Pussy Riot Rocker's Appeal for Early Release Postponed

A Russian court on Thursday postponed until October 18 a hearing to settle whether Pussy Riot shock rocker Maria Alyokhina should be released early.

IOC 'Fully Satisfied' Over Russia's Anti-Gay Law

The International Olympic Committee says it is "fully satisfied" that Russia's law banning the promotion of “non-traditional relationships” to minors does not violate the anti-discrimination guarantees of the Olympic charter.

Around 60 RIA employees give blood to help cancer-struck children

Around 60 RIA Novosti employees have given blood to help young patients at the Dmitry Rogachev Centre for Children's Hematology. Donor Day, which took place on September 23, was organized by RIA Novosti in cooperation with the Podari Zhizn (Gift of Life) charity foundation and the Blood Centre of the Federal Medical and Biological Agency (FMBA).

Sochi Passes Final IOC Inspection for Winter Olympics

The Russian city of Sochi has passed its final inspection ahead of February’s Winter Olympics with flying colors, despite serious flooding overshadowing the visit of the International Olympic Committee’s coordination commission.

Russia’s Soyuz TMA-10M Spacecraft Docks with Space Station

Russia’s Soyuz TMA-10M spacecraft with a Russian-US crew has successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS), Federal Space Agency Roscosmos reported Thursday.

Nigerian FM Vows to Help Russian Sailors Return Home – Moscow

Nigeria’s foreign minister pledged to help Russian sailors arrested near the West African country’s coast on arms smuggling charges last year to return home, the Russian Foreign Ministry reported.

Russia Concerned with Syria’s Integrity, FM Lavrov Tells WP

Russia is rather concerned with Syria’s integrity than with supporting the Middle Eastern country’s leadership, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in a recent interview with The Washington Post.

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