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Gazprom net profit down due to higher costs

29 August 2016 | 0 comments

Russian gas giant Gazprom on Monday said net profits in the second quarter plunged 17 percent due to higher operating costs which offset a hike in revenues.The state-run behemoth posted a net profit of...

Lukoil sees Q2 profits dip on oil price slide

29 August 2016 | 0 comments

Russia's largest private oil firm Lukoil said Monday that a slide in oil prices had caused its profits to dip slightly in the second quarter. Net profit dropped to 62.6 billion rubles ($961 million, 860...

'Strong signal' stirs interest in hunt for alien life

29 August 2016 | 0 comments

A "strong signal" detected by a radio telescope in Russia that is scanning the heavens for signs of extraterrestrial life has stirred interest among the scientific community."No one is claiming that this...

Palestinians say ready for any 'fair' peace initiative

29 August 2016 | 0 comments

President Mahmud Abbas's office said Monday the Palestinians are ready to participate in any peace initiative aimed at a "comprehensive and fair solution", following speculation of a meeting organised...

Foreign experts in Egypt to probe Russian airliner crash

29 August 2016 | 0 comments

Russian and German experts arrived in Cairo Monday to inspect the wreckage of a Metrojet plane downed over Sinai, hoping to pinpoint how it came apart, the aviation ministry said.The Islamic State group...

Uzbek president in intensive care after brain haemorrhage: daughter

29 August 2016 | 0 comments

Strongman Uzbek President Islam Karimov, who has dominated the Central Asian nation for over 25 years, is in intensive care after suffering a brain haemorrhage, his younger daughter said Monday."My father...

Islam Karimov: Ex-Soviet strongman who dominates Uzbekistan

29 August 2016 | 0 comments

Long lambasted for brutally crushing dissent, Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov has kept a stranglehold on power for over 25 years -- even at the expense of his own daughter.The veteran leader, 78,...

Aeroflot flies back into black

29 August 2016 | 0 comments

Russia's flagship carrier Aeroflot said Monday it had piloted a return to profit after reining in its costs and enjoyed an ascent in passenger numbers among its company airlines.The majority state-controlled...

Uzbek president in intensive care after brain haemorrhage: daughter

29 August 2016 | 0 comments

Strongman Uzbek President Islam Karimov, who has dominated the Central Asian nation for over 25 year, is in intensive care after suffering a brain haemorrhage, his younger daughter said Monday."My father...

Uzbek president in intensive care after brain haemorrhage: daughter

29 August 2016 | 0 comments

Strongman Uzbek President Islam Karimov is in intensive care after suffering a brain haemorrhage, his younger daughter wrote on social media on Monday."My father was hospitalised after suffering a cerebral...

Two Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatist east

28 August 2016 | 0 comments

Two Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in fresh clashes between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in the country's war-torn east, the military said Sunday."Over the past 24 hours, as a result...

At least 16 dead in Moscow warehouse fire: ministry

27 August 2016 | 0 comments

At least 16 people died in a fire that broke out at a Moscow warehouse on Saturday morning, Russian authorities said."When the fire was being put out, a room that had been cut off by the flames was discovered,"...

US, Russia move closer to new Syria ceasefire after talks

27 August 2016 | 0 comments

Washington and Moscow have made key steps towards agreeing a new ceasefire in Syria, but a final deal has not been reached, US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart said after talks...

US, Russia move closer to new Syria ceasefire after talks

27 August 2016 | 0 comments

Washington and Moscow made key steps towards agreeing a new ceasefire in Syria, but a final deal has not been reached, US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart said after talks Friday....

US, Russia move closer to new Syria ceasefire after talks

26 August 2016 | 0 comments

Washington and Moscow made key steps towards agreeing a new ceasefire in Syria, but a final deal has not been reached, US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart said after talks Friday....

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