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Russian President Vladimir Putin warns he'll retaliate against NATO missiles
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(CNN) Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia will retaliate against the placement of U.S. missiles in nearby countries such as Romania, according to Russia&#...

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Russian athletes test positive in Olympic doping retests
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The International Association of Athletics Federations is set to decide on June 17 whether to maintain or lift its suspension of Russia's track and field athletes ...

The Guardian


Russia derides Ukraine's hiring of ex-Nato chief
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Petro Poroshenko announced the appointment of Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the former prime minister of Denmark who was Nato secretary general from 2009 to 2014, on Fri...

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Russia's emerging naval presence in the Mediterranean
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Under this, the UK and France agreed to give Russia control of the Turkish Straits as well as Constantinople, then capital of the Ottoman Empire, in the ...

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Russia is Trying to Bring Back a Leopard Species It Last Saw 100 Years Ago
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SOCHI, Russia — The Russian resort of Sochi is best known for hosting the 2014 Winter Olympics. But now it's about to welcome a different kind of visitor — ...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin warns he'll retaliate against NATO missiles
CNN
The NATO run system is housed at a U.S. naval support facility in Deveselu, Romania, the site of a Romanian military base. An additional anti-missile platform is planned in P...

Daily Mail


Criticism of Putin is censored by Corbyn aide: Seumas Milne blocks anti-Russia briefing note to Labour MPs
Daily Mail
Jeremy Corbyn's hard-Left spin chief censored a Labour document on the EU referendum to remove all references to Russian aggression. The Mail on Sunday ...

AOL News


Putin warns Romania, Poland: you may now be in Russia's cross-hairs
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ATHENS (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday warned Romania and Poland they could find themselves in the sights of Russian rockets because they are hosting elements of a U.S. missile shield that Moscow considers a threat to its security.


CNBC


Putin courts Athens ahead of vote on sanctions extension
CNBC
Russian President Vladimir Putin is heading to Greece on Friday as part of a charm offensive that experts say is aimed at gathering allies ahead of upcoming...

Reuters


Putin visits Greek monastic community
Reuters
Putin visits Greek monastic community. 3:30pm EDT - 00:44. Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in Greece's monastic community of Mount Athos to celebrate the 1,000th anniversary of the founding of a Russian monastery. △ Hide Transcript.

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Russia's richest men:

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Russian Ranking World ranking Name Sources of wealth Net worth
(USD billions)
1 28 Alisher Usmanov steel, telecom, investments 18.1
2 41 Vladimir Lisin steel, investments 15.9
3 45 Alexei Mordashov investments 15.3
4 46 Vladimir Potanin metals 14.5
5 56 Vagit Alekperov LUKoil 13.5
6 57 Mikhail Fridman oil, banking, telecom 13.4
7 58 Mikhail Prokhorov investments 13.2
8 64 Viktor Vekselberg oil, metals 12.4
9 68 Roman Abramovich steel, investments 12.1
10 72 Leonid Mikhelson gas, chemicals 11.9
11 81 Andrey Melnichenko coal, fertilizers 10.8
12 99 Gennady Timchenko oil & gas 9.1
13 100 Dmitry Rybolovlev fertilizer 9
14 104 Oleg Deripaska aluminum, utilities 8.8
15 105 German Khan oil, banking, telecom 8.5
16 110 Iskander Makhmudov mining, metals, machinery 8.2
17 141 Mikhail Gutseriev oil, real estate 6.7
18 141 Alexei Kuzmichev oil, banking, telecom 6.7
19 146 Leonid Fedun Lukoil 6.5
20 146 Suleiman Kerimov investments 6.5
The above is a Forbes list of Russian billionaires. It is based on an annual assessment of wealth and assets compiled and published by Forbes magazine on March 10, 2012. Russia had 95 billionaires in 2012.


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