U.S.-Russian adoption treaty nearly ready

MOSCOW, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Moscow and Washington are likely to sign a child-adoption agreement within three months, a Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman said Thursday.

Russia sending APCs to West Bank

MOSCOW, July 7 (UPI) -- Russia has announced plans to send 50 armored personnel carriers to the Palestinians, a move that has been blocked in the past by Israel.
Iran enriching uranium, Russia says

Iran enriching uranium, Russia says

MOSCOW, June 4 (UPI) -- Iran is moving forward with its uranium enrichment activities despite a renewed threat of sanctions, a spokesman for the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

Russia denies Georgian uranium charges

TBILISI, Georgia, April 28 (UPI) -- Russia denied Georgian charges that highly enriched uranium is being smuggled into the Caucasus from Russia.

Russian navy tests supersonic missiles

MOSCOW, April 22 (UPI) -- Russian warships in the Sea of Japan tested supersonic missiles Thursday during joint maneuvers, the Russian navy announced.

Russia frets over Gitmo inmates to Georgia

MOSCOW, March 27 (UPI) -- A Russian official says the United States, which is transferring three Guantanamo prisoners to Georgia, should make sure there are no problems.

Russia slams U.S. on extradition

MOSCOW, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Arm-twisting by the United States to convince Thailand to extradite a Russian arms dealer is "unacceptable," the Foreign Ministry said Thursday.

Russia condemns Iran's Holocaust denier

MOSCOW, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Russia has denounced as "completely inadmissible" Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's latest Holocaust denial.

Russia: Georgia must sign no-violence pact

MOSCOW, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Georgia must sign a non-violence treaty with its former republics if it expects to gain the trust of is neighbors, Russia's Foreign Ministry said Thursday.

Russia accuses Georgia of provocations

MOSCOW, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- The Russian Foreign Ministry accused Georgia of "provocations" Tuesday and said Russian troops in the Georgian breakaway region of South Ossetia were on alert.

Russia urges N. Korea to resume nuke talks

MOSCOW, July 6 (UPI) -- The Russian Foreign Ministry said it laments North Korea's latest missile launches and urged the Communist country's leaders to resume negotiations.

Russia hopeful of U.S. agreement

MOSCOW, March 20 (UPI) -- Russia and the United States have a good chance of negotiating an agreement on a missile defense shield, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Thursday.
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