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Russian government supports bill on blocking animal abuse content

Russia’s government has favored a bill envisaging pretrial blocking of online content containing scenes of cruelty to animals, the chief of the State Duma committee…

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Russia might ratify Paris Agreement by year end, Says Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Gordeyev

Russia might ratify the Paris Agreement within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) by the year’s end, Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Gordeyev…

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Denmark refuses to authorize Nord Stream 2

Denmark is threatening to make things difficult for the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project. Russia has already laid one third of the pipeline alongside…

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Russia worried about Norway’s decision to dump mining waste into Arctic fjord

Minister of Natural Resources and ecology of Russia, Mr Dmitry Kobylkin, has raised the question at Tuesday’s meeting with Norway’s Environmental Minister Mr Ola Elvestuen….

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Russia will free nearly 100 captive whales from “prison”

After months of public outrage, Russian authorities ordered the release of nearly 100 beluga and orca whales held captive in Russia Thursday, The Associated Press reports….

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Tourism infrastructure to be subsidized in 22 Russian regions

The Russian federal budget provides about 21 bln rubles ($320.1 mln) for development of the tourist infrastructure for this year and two coming years,” Prime…

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Vladimir Putin Awarded Young Scientists in Kremlin

Established in 2008, this year the annual prize is awarded to young scientists and professionals for contribution to advancing Russian science, for creating new equipment and technology that can boost the innovative development of the economy…

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Vladimir Putin Shares Insights on New Russian Hypersonic Weapon

Russian President Vladimir Putin oversaw a test Wednesday of a new hypersonic glide vehicle, declaring that the weapon is impossible to intercept and will ensure…

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