Russia still wary of US defense plans for Poland - American Vice President Joe Biden makes his way to Russia on Wednesday. It is expected that a fair amount of attention will be focused on US plans for Polish air defense and for an anti-missile shield, Gazeta Wyborcza reports.
Business welcomes Biden visit - American businessmen welcome the visit of U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden to Russia and the U.S. administration's intention to deepen economic cooperation between the two countries.
U.S. Vice President Begins Trip To Finland, Russia, And 'Model' Moldova - Biden's Moscow itinerary begins with lunch on March 9 at the U.S. Embassy with American business leaders. The group then travels to Skolkovo, Russia's version of America's Silicon Valley, for a roundtable discussion with Russian business leaders. A dinner with President Dmitry Medvedev is also planned.
Georgia Poses Hurdle for U.S.-Russia Ties - American policy makers will keep their distance from the process, despite a pressing interest in seeing Russia join the trade group. Michael McFaul, a senior adviser to President Obama, called the talks “a bilateral issue, not a trilateral issue.”
Russian Missiles Only "Temporarily" in South Ossetia - Karasin, however, did not specify when the rockets would be withdrawn.
What Happened to the Reset? - The "Reset" Rings Hollow Two Years On. By Russia Profile
Seperate missile defense unaccepatable – Rogozin: Mr. Rogozin underlined the fact that the alliance proposes the creation of two independent systems of missile defense, one European the other Russian. This option does not suit Moscow, Rogozin stressed.
Bushehr plant marks the start of nuclear energy use: Russian ambassador
Failure at Iran Nuclear Power Plant Raises Concerns About Safety - The pump failure raises questions about the decisions the Russians made to move forward with emergency coolant system that’s 30 years old
COMMENT: Rosatom plans dangerous thermal capacity increases at Russia’s RBMK reactors of Chernobyl infamy
Russian firms 'interested in Jordan mega-projects' - The 10th Annual Russian Industrial Exhibition started on Monday with the participation of nearly 37 companies.
Russia delivers humanitarian aid for Libyan refugees in Tunisia - A Russian emergency situations ministry's aircraft with humanitarian aid for Libyan refugees landed in Tunisia on early Tuesday, a spokesman for the ministry said.
Moscow Under Pressure to Make Decisive Moves in the Northwest Caucasus - By: Valery Dzutsev
A Fear of Three Letters - Traveling through Ingushetia, a republic where people are more frightened of Russia's shadowy security forces than the Islamist militants. BY TOM PARFITT
Church of Scientology Opens New Church in the Heart of Moscow - The building stands in the city’s central Garden Ring, just a mile from Red Square.
Russia Faces 3-Year Race to Secure Site of Olympics - By CLIFFORD J. LEVY
One Russian national killed, another wounded near France's Nice
WikiLeaks publishes new 'gas war' cables - The WikiLeaks whistleblower site on March 6 released six new classified U.S. State Department cables authored during the January 2009 gas crisis, when Russia then shut off gas supplies to Ukraine and Europe. Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko and her counterpart Vladimir Putin on Jan. 19, 2009 reached a deal in Moscow to end the crisis.
Cablegate: France bullied Poland over Georgia war - France threatened to harm a flagship EU policy for post-Soviet countries shortly after the Russia-Georgia war unless the Union forgave Russia for its invasion, a freshly leaked US cable says.