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Russia

Russia, also officially known as the Russian Federation is a country in northern Eurasia. It is a federal semi-presidential republic, comprising 83 federal subjects. Russia shares borders with the following countries (from northwest to southeast): Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (both via Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, and North Korea. It also has maritime borders with Japan (by the Sea of Okhotsk) and the United States (by the Bering Strait).

Articles About Russia

Vigil for Victims of MH 17
Malaysian Airlines Flight 17: Air Carrier Losing $1.6 Million/Day; Crisis Management Experts Suggest Hiring Risk Expert as CEO

By IBTimes AU

The consensus in the global aviation industry is that embattled Malaysian Airlines is teetering on the brink of bankruptcy. With two major air mishaps that could create a minimum $80 million hole in the Kuala Lumpur-based company's shaky finance... (6:26 pm)

MORE TOPICS: ADVERTISING, UKRAINE, MANAGEMENT

Maria Sharapova of Russia blows a kiss after defeating Samantha Murray of Britain in their women's singles tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London June 24, 2014.           REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
Maria Sharapova Poised To Surpass Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer on Facebook

By IBTimes AU

Sports diva Maria Sharapova is in position to overtake Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal as the most popular tennis player on Facebook after reaching the 14 million like barrier few days ago. (5:54 pm)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, MEXICO, NEW YORK, ALGERIA, CRICKET

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron with EU leaders in Brussels
British PM Cameron Urges Tough Sanctions Against Russia

By IBTimes AU

British Prime Minister David Cameron has called for a hard line approach against Russia if it is not mending its ways in patronising the Ukraine rebels. According to a report in the Guardian, Cameron wanted the EU to blacklist the coterie and oligarchs around the Russian President Vladimir Putin. (1:28 pm)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, UKRAINE

Russian President Putin takes part in a state awards ceremony in Moscow's Kremlin
Malaysia Airlines MH17: EU Feared Won't Ever Enforce Sanctions on Russia; All Talk, No Force

By IBTimes AU

Five days after the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 over eastern Ukraine, leaders of the European Union finally met on Tuesday to deliberate sanctions against Russia. They agreed imposing travel bans against high-ranking Russian government officials as well as mounting a new round of asset freezes. (1:14 pm)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS, EUROPEAN UNION, UKRAINE, THE NEW YORK TIMES, NEW YORK

A Malaysian air crash investigator (R) inspects the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of Rozsypne, Donetsk region, July 22, 2014. A train carrying the remains of many of the 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Conspiracy Theory: CIA and Ukraine Together ‘Orchestrated’ Boeing 777’s Shot Down; Russian Media Accuses the U.S.- Report

By IBTimes AU

Soon after mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, another tragedy occurred that will haunt people around the world forever. Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 believed to have been shot down in the Ukrainian skies on July 17, 2014 kil... (12:57 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, INDIA, UKRAINE, INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND, CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

The Apple logo is pictured at a retail store in the Marina neighborhood in San Francisco, California
Apple Inc. Posts Record Q3 FY2014 Earnings with Highest EPS Growth Rate; Tim Cook Excited About New Products

By IBTimes AU

Apple Inc has released its official Q3 earnings report after the end of market trading on July 22. The company posted profits of $7.7 billion from a $37.4 billion in revenues. Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote in the earnings release that the company's r... (12:28 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, APPLE INC., INDIA

Malaysian Airlines Fligjt 17 Crash Investigation
Malaysian Airlines Flight 17: Russia Floats Another Ridiculous Conspiracy Theory that MH 370 & 17 Is One Jet Which U.S. Military Arranged to Be Blown Up Over Ukraine

By IBTimes AU

More than four months after the ill-fated Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 mysteriously disappeared on March 8 after it left Kuala Lumpur for Beijing, until today, various theories regarding the incident continue to swirl, with not one proven to be correct or dispelled. (8:53 am)

MORE TOPICS: UKRAINE

Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 Memorial Outside the Dutch Embassy in Moscow
Flight MH17 Attack: Russians Claim 'Putin A Terrorist,' Memorial at Dutch Embassy Overflows [PHOTOS]

By IBTimes AU

While Russian President Vladimir Putin has yet to admit any responsibility for the downing of the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, Russian citizens in Moscow have step up to ask for forgiveness through a memorial. (8:40 am)

MORE TOPICS: UKRAINE

Divock Origi
Liverpool FC Transfer News: Reds Set to Sign Southampton Defender and Lille Striker

By IBTimes AU

Liverpool are reportedly set to sign Southampton defender Dejan Lovren and Lille striker Divock Origi. (Jul 22)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER

Russia's President Vladimir Putin talks to reporters during a meeting in Brasilia July 16, 2014
Malaysia Airlines MH17: Russian Govt Found Tinkering Wikipedia Crash Info

By IBTimes AU

A Twitter bot had caught a Russian media outlet allegedly tinkering and rewriting the information on a Wikipedia page dedicated for the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. (Jul 22)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK