- Does the Nobel Peace Prize achieve anything?
An Australian-born movement to ban nuclear weapons is set to receive the world's most prestigious award this weekend — but Russia will be the only declared nuclear power with a top diplomat present.
James Glenday. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Sat, 09 Dec 2017 07:26:44 +1100.
- Alleged INF Treaty Violation: U.S. Demands NATO Action on Russian Missiles
The U.S. believes Russia is secretly developing nuclear-capable, medium-range missiles in violation of the INF Treaty. Washington has now upped the pressure on NATO to formulate a response - and a new arms race could be the result.
Spiegel Online. Fri, 08 Dec 2017 18:01:00 +0100.
- World Cup 2018: African fans in Russia downplay racism fears
Two African fans on living in Moscow and if they're worried about racism at the 2018 World Cup.
BBC News. Fri, 08 Dec 2017 17:17:43 GMT.
- Scientists make transparent materials absorb light
A group of physicists from Russia, Sweden, and the U.S. has demonstrated a highly unusual optical effect: They managed to "virtually" absorb light using a material that has no light-absorbing ...
- Mane, Salah strike in big Liverpool win
Philippe Coutinho scores a hat-trick as Liverpool thump Spartak Moscow to reach the knockout stage of the Champions League for the first time since 2009.
BBC News. Wed, 06 Dec 2017 23:52:39 GMT.
- Russia Hints at Involving US in Talks on Afghanistan
Russia has hinted at involving the United States in a newly-launched regional dialogue Moscow says is aimed at seeking a negotiated settlement to the conflict in Afghanistan. ...
Voice of America. Sat, 11 Mar 2017 12:15:02 -0500.
- Tax Commissioners unite to fight tax fraud
The Forum on Tax Administration - Tax Commissioners from 45 countries - has been meeting in Moscow for the past two days. And released this comuniqué.
OECD. Acquired Mon, 06 Mar 2017.
- Sessions Recuses Himself From Russia Probe, As Trump Continues To Take Heat For Moscow
Trump being made to pay hefty price for his version of a Russia reset.
By Kenneth Rapoza, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 2 Mar 2017 17:26:00 -0500.
Facts About Russia
The Russian Federation is a republic which occupies much of eastern
Europe and northern Asia. Russia is governed by a President, a
Premier, and a bicameral Federal Assembly. Its capital city is
Moscow, and its national currency is the Rouble. Russian is the
primary language used by Russians, and in 2007, Russia's estimated
population was 141,378,000.
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