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Russia improves its position in FIFA’s rating

The International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) published new monthly rating list, according to which, Russia climbed to the 62th position with 534 points. Germany (1602), Brazil (1483), Portugal (1358), …

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Russia improves its position in FIFA’s rankings

Russia climbed to the 64th position with 534 points on the ranking list of the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA). Iran - the 32nd position (798 points), Turkey - the 42th (735 points), Armenia - the 90th (383 …

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President Trump's approval rating hits new low

US President Donald Trump's approval rating sits at 32%, according to a new poll released by the Pew Research Center, matching the lowest level in any poll on his approval since he took office on January 20. The …

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Russia improves its position in Doing Business rating

Russia has moved up to 35th place from the 40th in the Doing Business-2018 rating, which is annually prepared by one of the World Bank's divisions, the country's Economic Development Minister Maxim Oreshkin said at a …

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Jeff Bezos is once again richest man on earth

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is now the richest person on the planet after a bounce in company stock value floated his net worth to a massive $93.8 billion by the end of business on Friday. Bezos ended the day $5.1 …

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Putin’s approval rating still high

Over 82% of Russians approve of Vladimir Putin’s work as the nation’s president, according to the poll conducted by the state-run VTSIOM agency in late September. “The approval rate of the …

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US sanctions may deter upgrade of Russia's rating

Russia's sovereign rating may be raised, however the possible expansion of US sanctions may deter the upgrade, the director in Fitch Ratings' Sovereigns group Erich Arispe said. "Of course, the decision …

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Russia's Gazprom ranks first in global power rating

Russia's Gazprom snagged the number 1 spot in the 2017 S&P Global Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings, ending U.S. oil and gas giant ExxonMobil's 12-year reign at the top of the list  Germany's E.ON …

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Russian companies pulling in less money

Russia's largest companies increased their incomes last year three times slower than a year earlier, according to the RBC 500 rating. The rating's participants increased their revenues by 4.2% in 2016, although a year …

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Russian army named world's second power again

Russia was placed second among 133 other nations in the worldwide ranking for military strength, which was based upon the number of weapons the country possesses as well as its weapons diversity, Global Firepower military ranking organization …

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Azerbaijan named country with easiest visa procedure

Wanderlust travel magazine named Azerbaijan as a country with easiest visa procedure. The whole process of getting a visa to Azerbaijan was hugely simplified as the republic's  authorities introduced an electronic visa. …

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Is Russia worst country to be elderly?

Russia is No. 40 among 43 countries in the 2017 Global Retirement Index, published today by Natixis Global Asset Management, just above India, Greece and Brazil. According to data compiled by Natixis, several factors affected the …

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