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Putin prefers centuries-old traditions over liberalism

The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) members should treasure and uphold their centuries-old cultural forms of cooperation and traditions, Russian President Vladimir Putin told a meeting of the CIS Council of Heads of …

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Baby born with nevus arrives in Russia for treatment

A baby whose birthmark on her face makes her look like 'Batman' arrived in Russia for treatment, her mother Carol Fenner wrote on her Instagram page. Luna Fenner, from south Florida, was born with the skin condition …

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Pension Fund explains reasons for payments cut

The Pension Fund of Russia explained why pensions may be reduced,  Rossiyskaya Gazeta writes. In particular, the Pension Fund noted that one of the main factors may be moving to another city, since in this case, the regional …

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Crimea’s  isolation failed, Aksenov says

The participation of foreign guests in the international bike show near Sevastopol indicates the failure of attempts to contain Russia and isolate Crimea, head of the republic Sergey Aksenov expressed his opinion. According to him, the …

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'Mashuk-2019' opens in Pyatigorsk

The North Caucasian Youth Forum 'Mashuk' opens in Pyatigorsk today. Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a congratulatory telegram to the forum's participants. Its text is published on the Kremlin …

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New branch of law is being established in Russia

A draft Executive Code is being prepared in Russia, which should systematize the field of mandatory enforcement of law, Dmitry Aristov, head of the Federal Bailiff Service of Russia, said. “Further development of …

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Medvedev: Russia solves food security tasks

  The tasks of food security in Russia as a whole have been resolved, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said at a meeting on promoting the export of agricultural products. "In the whole …

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Putin: I always think about successor

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he has been thinking about his successor since 2000, according to his interview with Financial Times published by the Kremlin website. Putin stressed that it’s up to …

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 Kremlin assesses Putin’s Q&A session

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annual televised question-and-answer session was informative, relevant and concrete, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.  "It can …

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Medvedev knows how to 'warm up' Russian economy

National Projects will influence on domestic economy over time but measures should be taken to warm it up already this year, Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said. "Growing investments within the …

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Russia's shadow economy employs 15 million people

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova said that about 15 million Russian people are employed in the shadow economy. "According to the latest data, their number reached 15 million people," TASS cited …

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Russia's Central Bank on inflationary expectations

Russian households' expectations for inflation fell in May to 9.3% from 9.4% in April, the Russian Central Bank said. The inflationary expectations for the next 12 months fell to 9.3% in May as the influence of an increase of value …

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