Putin Proposes Foundation of Intellectual Center in Russian Far East

1 Moscow, Sep 10.- Russian President Vladimir Putin, proposed this Monday the foundation of a powerful intellectual center in the Far Eastern Federal University, venue of the recent summit of the Forum of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). When meeting with municipal and provincial authorities of the Russian Primorie region, he said they hope that the Russian executive of the area

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Cuba Reaches Two Million Visitors Figure in Record Time

0 Havana, Cuba, Aug 28.- The Cuban Ministry of Tourism (MINTUR) reported that the country had arrived to the two million foreign visitors mark in record time, 20 days earlier than in 2011. MINTUR spokespeople said in a press release that the figure represents an increase of 5.3 percent compared to the same period last year, thereby they are maintaining

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Russia Denounces Western Diplomatic Cover for Syria

0 Moscow, Jul 20.- The chairman of Duma (Russian Lower chamber) International Affairs Commitee, Alexander Pushkov, today denounced the covering-up of the western diplomatic corps for encouraging actions of armed groups in the Syrian conflict. Puskkov said that Russia and China's veto to a resolution over Syria, presented by the United Kingdom at the UN Security Council, shows Moscow's stance

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China, Russia Veto Resolution against Syria

2 United Nations, Jul 19.- China and Russia have vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution against the Syrian government, requesting a new mandate for unarmed military observers in the Arab country. The two permanent UN Security Council members on Thursday blocked the resolution calling for new sanctions against Syrian government authorities and accusing the Assad administration of using excessive

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Latest Results at Olympic Women’s Volleyball Qualifying Tourney

2 Tokyo, May 23. – On Wednesday, Russia remained undefeated in the Women's Volleyball Tournament, which is the final qualifying event for the Olympic Games, while Japan was defeated by South Korea and Cuba added its third defeat with just one victory, the same result of Peru. The hosts were overcome (3-1) in the closing match by the South Koreans,

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