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A deterrent for terrorism

...government practiced this "pigskin deterrent" when they controlled many areas of the Middle East in past history. The Russian government buried all 32 Muslim terrorists in pigskin that brought about the deaths of 334 Russian schoolchildren in 2004...
Seafood industry, delegation seek Russian import ban

...constituents' interests we believe it is necessary for the U.S. to respond quickly and emphatically. It was the Russian government that decided to use food, in addition to energy resources, as economic weapons, and inaction should not be an...
What others say: International Space Station a symbol of cooperation May that Russia was not interested in extending ISS participation beyond 2020. Roscosmos is in talks with the Russian government over the fate of ISS participation, but there are real concerns that politics will torpedo the otherwise bright...

...potentially painful sanctions from Western powers.The court, a body that rules on corporate disputes, said the Russian government owes the money - a huge sum, even for such an oil-rich nation- to the former majority shareholders in Yukos...

...leaders decided not to immediately impose new sanctions on Russia for destabilizing eastern Ukraine, but gave the Russian government and pro-Russian insurgents until Monday to take steps to improve the situation. The EU leaders said Russia and...
Meteor explodes over Russia; about 1,100 injured

...around it hosts nuclear and chemical weapons disposal facilities. Vladimir Chuprov of Greenpeace Russia said the Russian government has underestimated potential risks of the region. He noted that the meteor struck only 100 kilometers (60 miles...
Russian Far East oil fields: On the brink of a major boom?

...remained in limbo most of last year in a dispute between its development consortium, which includes Exxon, and the Russian government over environmental permits to dispose of drilling muds. Recent exploratory drilling found natural gas rather than...


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