Tag Archives: Russian

Syria rebels spurn Russian help offer

Syria conflict: FSA rebels reject Russia military help 25 October 2015 From the section Europe Image copyright Reuters Image caption Free Syrian Army fighters have been put on the defensive by Russian airstrikes Western-backed rebels of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) have rejected an offer of military support from Russia. An FSA spokesman told the BBC that Moscow could not ...

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Russian currency crashes

Daniel J. GraeberMOSCOW, Oct. 24 (UPI) — Moscow trading data for Friday show the Russian currency hit an all-time low against the U.S. dollar as the economy struggles under energy-related sanctions. Top News – UPI.com

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Back-to-back Russian suicide bombings kill over 30

Published: December 30, 2013 5:54 AMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Photo credit: AP | An ambulance leaves the site of a trolleybus explosion in Volgograd, Russia. The explosion left 10 people dead Monday, a day after a suicide bombing that killed at least 17 at the city’s main railway. (Dec. 30, 2013) MOSCOW – A blast that tore through an electric ...

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Khodorkovsky, A Free Man After A Decade In Russian Prison

Audio for this story from Weekend Edition Saturday is not available. i i hide captionMikhail Khodorkovsky, left, shakes hands with former German Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher at the airport in Berlin on Friday. AP Mikhail Khodorkovsky, left, shakes hands with former German Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher at the airport in Berlin on Friday. AP Russia’s best-known prisoner has been freed, ...

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