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CHINA: ' CHINESE GOVERNMENT WILL NOT JOIN ECONOMIC SANCTIONS AGAINST RUSSIA '

#AceWorldNews – CHINA – October 24 – The Chinese government will not join economic sanctions against Russia, TASS quoted Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying as saying on Friday. 89 more words

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MOSCOW: ' PUTIN VOICES OPINION OF THE WEST'S TREATMENT OF RUSSIA '

#AceNewsServices – MOSCOW – October 24 – Vladimir Putin has voiced his disagreement with the West’s position on Russia, which he likened to the Latin proverb… 174 more words

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MOSCOW: ' COURT ORDERS ARREST OF AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER IN CONNECTION WITH RECENT PLANE CRASH '

#AceWorldNews – MOSCOW – October 25 – The Basmanny District Court in Moscow on Friday ordered the arrest of air-traffic controller Aleksandr Kruglov of Vnukovo airport over his role in the crash of a Falcon… 44 more words

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Estonia summoned Russia’s ambassador over an airspace violation by a Russian military aircraft. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Mari-Liis Valter said Estonia considers the violation serious. She said the Baltic country “demands an explanation” as to why a Russian Ilyushin-20 surveillance aircraft crossed into its airspace Tuesday afternoon. 73 more words

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MOSCOW: ' CEO OF FRENCH OIL CORPORATION KILLED WHEN HIS PRIVATE JET HIT A SNOW PLOUGH ON TAKE-OFF'

#AceWorldNews – MOSCOW – October 21 – The chief executive of French oil major Total, Christophe de Margerie, was killed when his private jet collided with a snow plough as it was taking off from Moscow’s Vnukovo airport on Monday night. 127 more words

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Ulan U-days

If you’re a Russian Buddhist, or Buryat, then Ulan Ude is the town best suited to your demographic. We are none of the above, but we thought we’d have a look anyway because we’re mental like that. 770 more words

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The Folds of Character

Alexander Razuvayev

October 17, 2014

The impact of sanctions on the Russian economy was quite weak.

It has been eased by import substitution, exemption of Ukrainian and European companies from the  Russian market and by the weakening of the ruble. 303 more words

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