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Financial Times


Spurned by the West, Georgians look to Russia despite past quarrels
Washington Post
TBILISI, Georgia — In this fiercely pro-Western nation that fought a brief war with Russia in 2008, few thought the Kremlin could ever regain a toehold. Bu...

thenews.pl


Russia outraged by Poland's removal of Soviet war memorial
Yahoo! Maktoob News
MOSCOW/WARSAW (Reuters) - Russia said on Saturday it was outraged by Poland's destruction of a Soviet war monument, warning Warsaw of the "most negative ...

Ottawa Citizen


On Independence Day, ambassador addresses Russia and U.S.-Canada relations
Ottawa Citizen
Canada and the U.S. have condemned Russia's annexation of Crimea as well as the Kremlin's support for pro-separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine, where more than a year of fighting has killed at least 6,500 and forced more than a million from their homes.


Voice of America


Russia Bans Internet Database Archive
Voice of America
WASHINGTON—. Internet users in Russia will no longer be able to access a massive database of cached webpages, apparently due to one single website authorities in Moscow d...

Gizmodo


Check Out Russia's New Spaceport Being Built
Gizmodo
Preparing to abandon Baikonur, Roscosmos, Russia's Federal Space Agency is knee deep in building their new spaceport, called the Vostochny Cosmodrome (...
Top Putin News

Newsweek


Don't Think for a Minute Putin Is Winging It
Newsweek
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the presidential residence of Bocharov Ruchey in Sochi, Russia M...

Reuters


Hillary Clinton: no substitute for 'constant engagement' with Putin
Reuters
GLEN, N.H. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Saturday the United States has to be "much smarter" about how it deals with Russian President Vladimir Putin...

Newsweek


The Slow Mobilization Toward War With Putin
Newsweek
The Slow Mobilization Toward War With Putin. By Stephen Blank 7/3/15 at 1:54 PM. 0702_nato. Opinion. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg addres...

Christian Science Monitor


Goodbye Washington, hello Moscow? Saudi Arabia finds friendly face in Putin.
Christian Science Monitor
But all the smiles and deal-making last month between Vladimir Putin and Mohammed bin Salman, the youthful and ambitious Saudi deputy crown prince and d...

WND.com


Historian: Putin's Russia still repressive autocracy
WND.com
Putin might be trying to stem divorce, abortion, family breakup, the redefinition of marriage and other things that faithful Christians should indeed app...

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Latest Snowden News


Ghost Fleet: Welcome to the World of Post-Snowden Techno-Thrillers
The Intercept - First Look Media
In World War II, the United States mobilized its industrial base to fight on land, at sea and in the air. If World War III were fought in cyberspace, at least in part, what role would Silicon Valley play? This is just one of the questions explored in ...

 

Latest Alexei Navalny News

The Moscow Times


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Russia's richest men:

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Russian Ranking World ranking Name Sources of wealth Net worth
(USD billions)
1 28 Alisher Usmanov steel, telecom, investments 18.1
2 41 Vladimir Lisin steel, investments 15.9
3 45 Alexei Mordashov investments 15.3
4 46 Vladimir Potanin metals 14.5
5 56 Vagit Alekperov LUKoil 13.5
6 57 Mikhail Fridman oil, banking, telecom 13.4
7 58 Mikhail Prokhorov investments 13.2
8 64 Viktor Vekselberg oil, metals 12.4
9 68 Roman Abramovich steel, investments 12.1
10 72 Leonid Mikhelson gas, chemicals 11.9
11 81 Andrey Melnichenko coal, fertilizers 10.8
12 99 Gennady Timchenko oil & gas 9.1
13 100 Dmitry Rybolovlev fertilizer 9
14 104 Oleg Deripaska aluminum, utilities 8.8
15 105 German Khan oil, banking, telecom 8.5
16 110 Iskander Makhmudov mining, metals, machinery 8.2
17 141 Mikhail Gutseriev oil, real estate 6.7
18 141 Alexei Kuzmichev oil, banking, telecom 6.7
19 146 Leonid Fedun Lukoil 6.5
20 146 Suleiman Kerimov investments 6.5
The above is a Forbes list of Russian billionaires. It is based on an annual assessment of wealth and assets compiled and published by Forbes magazine on March 10, 2012. Russia had 95 billionaires in 2012.


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