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Russia launches crackdown on government worker's offshore accounts
Many Russian businessmen and state officials’ offshore finances will be forced out of hiding after the government opted for more transparency, while the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists releases reports on offshore tax haven accounts.

04.04.2013 18:38

Endless summer: Russian court rules against resuming Daylight Savings Time
Russia’s Supreme Court has refused to cancel year-round 'summer time' in Russia, dismissing a petition by a number of public organizations to invalidate a government decree that had annulled the use of Daylight Savings Time in 2011.

26.03.2013 13:48

Sochi Paralympics countdown launched on Red Square
The Sochi Paralympics’ countdown has begun, with exactly 365 days remaining before the event’s opening ceremony. Organizers, speaking at an event next to the Kremlin, said the Paralympics will get its best ever media coverage.

07.03.2013 18:10

No grounds for new Cold War with US – Medvedev
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has denied the existence of any serious reasons for the possible start of a "cold war" between Russia and the United States.

February 26, 2013 07:34

Time running out for US missile shield deal – Medvedev
The window of opportunities to reach consent on the US missile shield in Europe is elapsing, PM Dmitry Medvedev told Cuban media, as Russia will have to retaliate to protect national strategic interests - no matter who is in charge in the Kremlin.

February 23, 2013 10:18

Medvedev demands more state transparency
The Russian PM says all levels of the state should provide more open data as public control over government tenders is a crucial part of a transparent government system.

15.02.2013 12:06

Russia will fulfill defense contracts with Syria
Anatoly Isaikin, the Director of Rosoboronexport, the state arms trader, said his company will continue to do business with Syria where a civil war has been raging for almost two years.

13.02.2013 13:57

Island dispute keeps Russia-Japan relations on rocks
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he wants to reach a mutually-acceptable solution with Russia over the South Kuril Islands, which were handed over to the Soviet Union following World War II.

07.02.2013 09:27

Russia braces for Japan ‘propaganda’ as territorial disputes flare
Tokyo is preparing to promote Japan’s position regarding its territorial dispute with Russia, as well as with other Pacific nations, by opening a new government agency.

05.02.2013 12:19

‘Russia is ending its dependency on the global superpower’ – Pushkov
Moscow announced that it has terminated an agreement with Washington to cooperate in law and drug enforcement, continuing the trend of deteriorating diplomatic relations.

30.01.2013 11:26

‘No flexibility yet’ in Russia-US relations – PM Medvedev
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says that despite earlier hopes and Barack Obama's promises, Washington’s position on the missile shield is still driving the two countries apart.

27.01.2013 15:14

Moscow regrets US pullout from bilateral commission on human rights
The United States has delivered the latest setback to Russia-US relations by announcing it will no longer participate in the Russian-American Bilateral Presidential Commission on Civil Society.

25.01.2013 14:20