Posts Tagged ‘Russia’

Fatal plane crash casts shadow over Russia’s aerospace ambitions

By BLOOMBERG
MOSCOW • Russia’s aerospace ambitions took a hit when a domestically produced plane operated by national aircraft carrier Aeroflot PJSC ...

Kim asks Putin to play go-between as Trump talks stall

Hosting Kim gives Russia a chance to remain a player in a security dispute shaped mainly by the US and China
SEOUL • Kim Jong-un sought Vladimir ...

Kim is seeking Putin’s help

TOKYO • Kim Jong-un (picture) rumbled into Vladivostok yesterday aboard his armoured train, looking for a friend to help him through a rough patch with US ...

Malaysia wants to improve existing rail services, network

It is not worthwhile to have an HSR for short journeys, says PM
by AFIQ AZIZ / pic by BERNAMA Malaysia’s high-speed rail (HSR) ambition may take ...

Crimea looking just like Singapore

Now, in just 5 years, the country’s GDP doubled and is in the comfortable middle, on the 40th place among the 80 regions
By DMITRY KOSYREV / Pic By ...

Oil caps best quarter in decade as Siberia to shale cut drilling

NEW YORK • Oil closed above US$60 (RM244.80) for the first time since early November, capping its best quarter since 2009, amid signs of thinning supplies ...

Hyundai in JV with Russia’s Yandex for autonomous cars

MOSCOW • A Hyundai Motor Group unit and Russia’s biggest technology company Yandex NV will jointly develop autonomous vehicles based on the South Korean ...

Putin on your street

This year the Women’s Day in Russia has been marked by discussion on why the recent aggressive form of feminism has been rejected by the Russian public
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Putin wants what China’s Xi already has: His own Internet

Unlike China, where control of the Internet is uniquely centralised, Russia doesn’t yet have an easy way to quarantine negative news, so it had to force ...

A battle to free captured whales in Russia

This is the only country where orcas and belugas can be caught for the purpose of ‘education’
By AFP MOSCOW • Dozens of orcas and beluga ...

Putin says Russia to target US if it puts missiles in Europe

MOSCOW • President Vladimir Putin (picture) signalled Russia will aim new weapons at the US if it stations missiles in Europe after quitting a ...

After 30 years, Russia seeks to vindicate Afghan war

MOSCOW • Soviet authorities themselves condemned the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics’ (USSR) bloody occupation of Afghanistan, but 30 years later some ...