Topic: Interfax International Group
Russia wildfires have now pushed carbon monoxide levels in Moscow to 6.5 times the allowable level and the concentration of other unspecified toxins to 'up to 9 times' acceptable limits, according to Russia's health ministry.
08/08/2010 02:33 pm
China has not been invited to join the International Space Station project, despite a news report from Russia suggesting otherwise.
06/28/2010 03:57 pm
Russia may back tougher, US-sponsored Iran sanctions, but it still expects to finish building the Bushehr nuclear power plant and selling Iran advanced weapons systems.
05/21/2010 01:31 pm
Ten days after an interim government overthrew the president in Kyrgyzstan, riots have killed several people and mobs are seizing ethnic minorities’ land and businesses.
04/20/2010 09:56 am
A 40-year-old clip from Soviet TV of 'Mr. Trololo' man Eduard Khil has gone viral on YouTube. In an interview, the baritone singer says he doesn't understand why millions suddenly love him now.
03/12/2010 01:26 pm
Russia decided to delay the delivery of S-300 air defense missiles to Iran a day after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Moscow. The delay is expected to further strain relations between Moscow and Tehran.
02/17/2010 08:40 am
Alcoholism is a "national disaster," President Dmitry Medvedev said in a recent statement. But past efforts to curb abuse of vodka in Russia have proven politically unpopular.
09/16/2009 01:00 am
Speculation that the Arctic Sea cargo ship seized in the Baltic in July was carrying weapons or other illicit cargo continues to swirl.
09/09/2009 01:00 am
09/03/2009 01:00 am
Although both countries claim the military exercises are simply for practice, some wonder if the old dispute is again flaring.
06/30/2009 01:00 am