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Trump's son-in-law 'discussed secret line to Moscow'

Kushner is understood to be under scrutiny by the FBI Date : May 27, 2017 Reporter : BNN PanARMENIAN.Net - Donald Trump's son-in-law explored the possibility of setting up a secret line of communication with Moscow, BBC News said citing US media reports.   Jared Kushner is said to have discussed creating the channel during a meeting in December, reports in the Washington Post and New York Times said. The senior White House aide has not commented on the latest reports.   Kushner is understood to be under scrutiny by the FBI as part of ...Full Story

POLITICS

Trump's son-in-law 'discussed secret line to Moscow'

Date : May 27, 2017 Reporter : BNN Kushner is understood to be under scrutiny by the FBI PanARMENIAN.Net - Donald Trump's son-in-law explored the possibility of setting up a secret line of communication with Moscow, BBC News said citing US media reports.   Jared Kushner is said to have discussed creating ...Full Story

BUSINESS

Russia’s man of mystery has a new spy

Date : September 23, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network Worst standoff with the West since the Cold War MOSCOW, Russia - Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Thursday appointed former parliament speaker Sergei Naryshkin as the new chief of the country's foreign intelligence agency, amid growing stalemate with the West.> Big ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

Russia to increase oil export in 2017

Date : December 26, 2016 Reporter : Trend 558,000 barrels per day Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec.26 By Leman Zeynalova – Trend: Russia’s Energy Ministry expects a slight rise in the country’s oil export in 2017, Russia’s deputy energy minister Kirill Molodtsov told reporters Dec.26. ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

Blasts rock two St Petersburg Metro trains in the heart of Russia’s second biggest city

Date : April 3, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network 10 people have been killed ST PETERSBURG, Russia - A blast in the centre of Russia’s second biggest city, St Petersburg, on a day that the country’s President was supposed to visit the city has shocked authorities.  According to Russia's ...Full Story

HISTORY

Russia snubbed by West as World War Two military parade held in Moscow

Date : May 9, 2015 Reporter : BigNewsNet End of World War Two 70 years ago MOSCOW, Russia - Russia has staged a massive military parade, to mark the end of World War Two 70 years ago and its victory over Nazi Germany alongside its Western allies. However, heads of state from former allies, the United ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

Putin and Netanyahu discuss joint action to fight terrorism

Date : December 22, 2015 Reporter : BigNewsNet Fight terrorism in the Middle East MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke on the phone on Tuesday and agreed to coordinate their two countries' actions to fight terrorism in the Middle East. The phone call by ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

Russian and American prepare to spend a year in space aboard ISS

Date : March 29, 2015 Reporter : BigNewsNet The yearlong mission will be the longest continuous stay MOSCOW, Russia - American astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko have docked with the International Space Station for the start of a 12-month mission to study the effects of prolonged time in space on the body. ...Full Story

EDUCATION

Russian school's decision to ban Muslim girls from classes for wearing hijab sparks outrage

Date : October 17, 2012 Reporter : ANI Sudden change in school policies   Moscow, Oct 16 (ANI): Several Muslim families in Russia have expressed outrage after a school in the country's southern part said girls were not allowed to wear their hijabs. The Mufti of the southern Stavropol ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

Russia to launch regular manned moon missions as of 2025

Date : May 29, 2016 Reporter : Trend The spacecrafts initial testing will begin in 2021 Russia will commence regular manned missions to the moon between 2025 and 2040, says Russia's federal space agency, Press TV reported.> Trend A new type of manned spacecraft, dubbed Federatsiya, will be used to carry out ...Full Story

TRAVEL

Maersk Line says it will continue to serve Russian market despite economic factors

Date : December 22, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet Russian economy has been hit hard by the fall in oil prices MOSCOW, Russia - Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk, the largest shipping conglomerate in the world, said its four subsidiaries operating in Russia would continue to operate as planned despite the recent sharp drop in the oil price and ...Full Story

SPORTS

Adidas to open fewer stores in Russia over Ukraine crisis

Date : July 31, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet ADIDAS now expects net profit of about 650 million euros BERLIN - Sportswear maker Adidas issued a profit warning Thursday while scaling down plans of opening stores in Russia in the wake of Ukraine crisis. The German sports equipment maker saw its shares fall 16 percent on Thursday. ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

Russian space geckos found dead upon returning to Earth from weightless sex mission

Date : September 3, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet Russian scientists could observe the effect of weightlessness on sex MOSCOW -- Five geckos launched into space so Russian scientists could observe the effect of weightlessness on sex have paid the ultimate price for their place in scientific history. On Monday, the Russian Federal Space Agency ...Full Story

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