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Russian prime minister's Twitter account hacked -- no, he's not quit to become a photographer

Someone took control of the Twitter account of Dmitry Medvedev on Thursday morning, sending out a flurry of tweets suggesting that the Russian prime minister was fed up with President Putin and that he was quitting to become a freelance photographer. 130 more words


RT: Stocks in Russian food companies soar amid Western food ban

Published time: August 08, 2014 09:45

RIA Novosti/Alexey Kudenko

Shares in some of Russian food producers have added almost 40 percent by midday on Friday. The surge comes a day after Moscow imposed a one-year ban on imports of food products from the West. 192 more words


RT: Foreign booze, tobacco, soda in Communists’ sanction sights ‘to protect Russian genes’

Published time: August 07, 2014 12:57

Reuters / Maxim Shemetov

Communist Party lawmakers are asking Russian government to impose sanctions on tobacco, alcohol and carbonated drinks from all countries that support sanctions against Russia, saying that such move would be in the interests of national security. 385 more words


Ukraine Crisis: Russia bans food imports from Canada for one year

WATCH: The Canadian government is promising help for exporters who will be affected by a Russian ban on Canadian food products. As Jacques Bourbeau reports, the pork industry is expected to bear the brunt of the ban. 935 more words


BREAKING - RT: Putin bans agricultural imports from sanctioning countries for 1 year

Published time: August 06, 2014 15:01
Edited time: August 06, 2014 16:01

RIA Novosti/Sergey Pivovarov

A one-year ban has been imposed on certain agricultural produce, foods and raw materials from countries that have sanctioned Russia. 424 more words


RT: Medvedev: Russia to consider retaliation to EU sanctions

Published time: August 05, 2014 08:29
Edited time: August 05, 2014 14:00

Reuters / Marcus R Donner

Moscow will consider possible responses to the EU sanctions against Russian airlines, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said. 494 more words