All posts tagged Russia

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February 8, 2016, by The Warsaw Voice

Russia’s privately-owned fuel giant Lukoil agreed to sell more than 230 filling stations located in Poland, Lithuania and Latvia to Austrian group AMIC Energy Management and expects to close the […]


Turkey says Russian jet violated airspace

January 31, 2016, by VOANews

Tensions rose Saturday between Turkey and Russia when Turkey and NATO said a Russian warplane had violated Turkish airspace. Russia dismissed the Turk ...


US: Russian fighter flew within 15 feet of US plane

January 31, 2016, by VOANews

U.S. military officials say a Russian fighter jet came within 15 feet of a U.S. reconnaissance plane flying in international airspace Monday, calling ...

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Turkey’s economy sees fallout from terrorism, Russian sanctions

January 17, 2016, by VOANews

Terrorism and Russian sanctions have left Turkey’s already struggling economy bracing for the worst. Tourism seems sure to take hit, analysts say, a ...

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    Russian economy killers: Oil and sanctions
    January 7, 2016, by VOANews

    Russian President Vladimir Putin gets a bad report card, even a failing grade, for his handling of the economic crisis in his country, according to 27 percent of analysts who […]

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    New Russian strategy document calls NATO a ‘threat’
    January 6, 2016, by VOANews

    On December 31, President Vladimir Putin signed off on a new national security strategy for Russia that unequivocally identifies NATO as a threat.  The new strategy, observers say, reflects the […]