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2009-05-12 07:45:00

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin urged Japanese business leaders in Tokyo Tuesday to invest more in Russia's energy resource development.

2008-09-29 09:00:49

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [By Yoo Cheong-mo] Moscow, Sept.

2008-09-17 21:00:23

MOSCOW. Sept 17 (Interfax) - Russia has been invited to attend an oil summit that will take place in London this December, British Ambassador to Russia Tony Brenton said.

2008-09-03 09:00:02

By Vladimir Isachenkov Associated Press MOSCOW -- Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that Russia will respond calmly to an increase in NATO ships in the Black Sea in the aftermath of the short war with Georgia but promised that "there will be an answer." Meanwhile, President Dmitry Medvedev sternly warned the West that it would lose more than Moscow would if it tried to punish Russia with sanctions over the war with Georgia.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.