Yevgeny Primakov sacked as Russian Prime Minister
NYP96092405 - 12 MAY 1999 - NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA: Russian Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov, seen here as Minister for Foreign Affairs speaking before the 51st session of the United Nations General Assembly, was fired May 12 by President Boris Yeltsin. iw/ep/Ezio Petersen
Russia's defense industry housecleaning continued over the weekend when satellite navigation system designer Yury Urlichich was sacked from his job.
A former Russian prime minister warned Monday of "horrible and unpredictable consequences" if there is an attack on Iran's nuclear facilities.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev met Tuesday with former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in Moscow.
Iraq called on Damascus to examine the deaths in Anbar province of 13 police allegedly killed by foreign fighters entering the country from Syria.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger will work with a former Russian prime minister on improving U.S.-Russia relations.
Railway ministers of Russia, Iran, and Azerbaijan plan to meet in Baku, Azerbaijan, to discuss connecting the countries' railways, RIA Novosti reports.
Former Russian Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov has publicly slammed German Gref's economic reform plan, the Moscow Times reported this weekend.
Russia's former prime minister has eulogized Yasser Arafat as a man of peace, Interfax news agency said Thursday.
Russia wants to activate its role in the Middle East to help achieve a just and comprehensive peace settlement, an Egyptian official said.
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