Russia recognizes Crimea after it secedes from Ukraine

Russia recognizes Crimea after it secedes from Ukraine

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine, March 17 (UPI) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree recognizing Crimea's independence from Ukraine as the EU and United States imposed sanctions against Moscow.
Obama expands Russian sanctions, says he, Biden going to Europe

Obama expands Russian sanctions, says he, Biden going to Europe

WASHINGTON, March 17 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama Monday expanded sanctions against Russia for its involvement in Ukraine and warned "further provocations will achieve nothing."
President Obama imposes sanctions against Russian officials

President Obama imposes sanctions against Russian officials

March 17 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order Monday to expand the scope of an earlier E.O. 13660 signed on March 6 in response to the crisis in Ukraine.
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Russian teens accused of stealing snacks at gunpoint

MOSCOW, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Two Russian teenagers were arrested and charged for allegedly carrying out an armed robbery -- stealing snacks at gunpoint from a Moscow cafe, police said.
State Department calls leaked diplomatic conversation 'a new low in Russian tradecraft'

State Department calls leaked diplomatic conversation 'a new low in Russian tradecraft'

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- The State Department says that a leaked phone call between two senior diplomatic officials is "a new low in Russian tradecraft."
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Russia warns U.S. on fast-strike weapons platform

MOSCOW, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- The United States could be risking nuclear war if it develops a fast-strike weapons platform, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Wednesday.

Russia defends care for national military troops

MOSCOW, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Russia's defense minister Friday sought to allay concerns the nation's military service personnel weren't adequately cared for or equipped.

Russia names new head of country's space program

MOSCOW, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Russia says it is replacing the head of its space program, Vladimir Popovkin, with a new space chief who was previously a deputy defense minister.

Russia announces plans to consolidate its space industry

MOSCOW, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Russia's government says it will radically centralize its space industry in a bid to combat major inefficiencies and cut down on the misuse of funds.

Commentary: Mixed signals from Moscow

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Will the U.S. federal shutdown affect the Syrian civil war? China fears that it might; some Russians hope that it will.

Russia vows to keep up with U.S. military's high-speed aircraft

MOSCOW, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- The Russian military is on pace to keep up with its U.S. military counterparts in the field of hypersonic aircraft, a defense official said Monday.

Shipyard director to lose job after fire on Russian nuclear submarine

MOSCOW, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- The director of a shipyard in far eastern Russia where a submarine caught fire during maintenance work will be fired next week, a government official says.

Russia readies for arms overhaul

MOSCOW, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Russia's Defense Ministry said Thursday its missile systems would be protected from external interference, a day after a directive on arms manufacturing.

Russia dismisses aerospace executives over rocket launch failure

MOSCOW, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Three senior managers at a Russian aerospace company have been dismissed over a Proton-M launch failure last month, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said.

China wants better strategic ties with Russia

BEIJING, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The Chinese government is eager to expand its military and nuclear relationship with its Russian counterparts, a Chinese official said Tuesday.
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Dmitry Olegovich Rogozin (Russian: Дми́трий Оле́гович Рого́зин; born 21 December 1963) is a well-known Russian diplomat and popular politician, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russia. In January, 2008, he became Russia's ambassador to NATO. He was a leader of the Rodina (Motherland) party until it merged with other similar Russian parties to form the Fair Russia party. He speaks 4 languages and holds a doctor's degree.

On 18 February 2011 Russian President Dmitry Medvedev appointed Dmitry Rogozin as a Special Representative on anti-missile defence and negotions with NATO countries on this issue.

Dmitry Rogozin was born in Moscow in a family of a famous Soviet military scientist. He graduated from Moscow State University in 1986 with a degree in journalism and in 1988 graduated with another degree in economics. In 1996 he also got a PhD in philosophy.

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