Wednesday, September 19, 2012

FP Passport: Russia may block YouTube over Mohammed video - Foreign Policy (blog)


Christian Science Monitor

FP Passport: Russia may block YouTube over Mohammed video
Foreign Policy (blog)
When Russia passed a new internet law billed as a crackdown on online child pornography back in July, critics worried that the law was vague enough that it could be used as a pretext to block political speech. It looks like the first test case for the ...
Russia may block YouTube over anti-Islam filmFox News
YouTube under threat in Russia over Prophet filmReuters
Pussy Riot redux? Russia moves to block anti-Islam film.Christian Science Monitor

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Russia accuses US aid agency of trying to influence elections, in explaining ... - Washington Post


CBC.ca

Russia accuses US aid agency of trying to influence elections, in explaining ...
Washington Post
... government agency was using its money to influence elections. The U.S. State Department announced Tuesday that Russia has demanded USAID leave the country, a culmination of years of resentment over what Moscow sees as American interference aimed at ...
Russia says US aid mission sought to sway electionsReuters
Russia Accuses US Aid Agency of Attempting to Influence PoliticsVoice of America (blog)
Russia accuses USAID of trying to sway electionsBusinessweek

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Russia Overtakes Saudi Arabia as Top Crude Producer, JODI Says - Bloomberg


Russia Overtakes Saudi Arabia as Top Crude Producer, JODI Says
Bloomberg
Russia pumped 9.92 million barrels a day of crude in July, up by 20,000 barrels from June, according to JODI, whose calculations are based on figures in metric tons submitted by the nation's government to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum.

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Maria Kirilenko of Russia withdraws from Korea Open with back injury - Washington Post


TSN

Maria Kirilenko of Russia withdraws from Korea Open with back injury
Washington Post
SEOUL, South Korea â€" A back injury forced former champion Maria Kirilenko of Russia to withdraw from a first-round match of the Korea Open on Wednesday. The 14th-ranked Kirilenko said she hurt her back in practice and aggravated it in in the two games ...
Maria Kirilenko of Russia withdraws from Korea Open due to back injuryMinneapolis Star Tribune

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Lockout forcing top NHL players to Russia for work - Chicago Tribune


New York Times

Lockout forcing top NHL players to Russia for work
Chicago Tribune
The ambitious KHL, formed three years ago with the help of Russian President Vladimir Putin, has jumped at the chance to recruit some of the world's best players, hoping it would help the fast-growing league emerge from the shadows of the NHL ...
Yakupov's return to Russia stalled by paperworkHamilton Spectator
Ilya Kovalchuk to play in RussiaESPN

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BP's Putin Meeting Signals Exploration Deal With Rosneft - Businessweek


AFP

BP's Putin Meeting Signals Exploration Deal With Rosneft
Businessweek
BP Plc (BP/) talks with President Vladimir Putin indicate that the U.K. oil company may gain access to Russia's Arctic fields as part of a deal to sell half of its TNK-BP venture to OAO Rosneft. (ROSN). BP Chief Executive Officer Bob Dudley yesterday ...
Russia's Putin meets with top Rosneft, BP executivesReuters
Russia's dividend payment push â€" where will it end?Financial Times (blog)
Vladimir Putin helds meeting with BP chiefs on expanding presence in Russian ...Economic Times

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TEXT-Fitch rates Russia's Smolensk Region at 'B+';outlook stable - Reuters


TEXT-Fitch rates Russia's Smolensk Region at 'B+';outlook stable
Reuters
(The following statement was released by the rating agency). Sept 19 - Fitch Ratings has assigned Russia's Smolensk Region Long-term foreign and local currency ratings of 'B+', a Short-term foreign currency rating of 'B' and a National Long-term rating ...

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Russia says US aid mission sought to sway elections - Reuters


New York Times

Russia says US aid mission sought to sway elections
Reuters
... (Reuters) - Russia accused the United States on Wednesday of using its aid mission in Moscow to influence Russian elections, a charge likely to push relations between the former Cold War foes to a new low after Vladimir Putin's return to the Kremlin.
Russia Demands US End Support of Democracy GroupsNew York Times
Russia Accuses US Aid Agency of Attempting to Influence PoliticsVoice of America (blog)
Russia Accuses USAID of Trying to Sway ElectionsABC News
Wall Street Journal
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Russia Maintains Grain Export Outlook of 10-14 Million Tons - Bloomberg


Russia Maintains Grain Export Outlook of 10-14 Million Tons
Bloomberg
Russia, the world's third-biggest wheat exporter last year, is keeping its grain export forecast for this season at 10 million to 14 million metric tons, Agriculture Minister Nikolai Fedorov said. Total production is estimated at 72 million to 73 ...

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BP's Putin Meeting Signals Arctic Exploration Deal With Rosneft - Businessweek


AFP

BP's Putin Meeting Signals Arctic Exploration Deal With Rosneft
Businessweek
BP Plc (BP/) talks with President Vladimir Putin indicate that the U.K. oil company may gain access to Russia's Arctic fields as part of a deal to sell half of its TNK-BP venture to OAO Rosneft. (ROSN). BP Chief Executive Officer Bob Dudley yesterday ...
Russia's Putin meets with top Rosneft, BP executivesReuters
Russia's dividend payment push â€" where will it end?Financial Times (blog)
Vladimir Putin helds meeting with BP chiefs on expanding presence in Russian ...Economic Times

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