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British Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced he will leave 10 Downing Street

In a dramatic speech, the PM said he was quitting to pave the way for a Labour and Lib Dem pact that would wreck the Tory clamour for power.

11 May 2010 ,

Russia and Norway close to solve their maritime border disputes

Norway and Russia are pushing ahead in talks to end decades of dispute over their maritime border in the Barents Sea, a part of the Arctic rich with oil and gas, Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Store said today.

23 April 2010 , 08:55Upstream19520

Israel insists to see quick oil sanctions for Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday urged the United States and the world to impose "crippling sanctions" on Iran's imports of refined petroleum to prevent it from developing a nuclear weapon.

20 April 2010 , 08:58Reuters14400

The BRIC develop itself as a concrete and powerful cooperation instrument

The BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) group is gradually becoming a global force capable of making concrete decisions, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on Friday.

16 April 2010 , 08:42RIA Novosti12250

Ukraine has agree to eliminate its nuclear stockpile by 2012

Ukraine has agreed to eliminate its stockpile of weapons-grade nuclear material, the US said, as a nuclear security summit opened in Washington.

13 April 2010 , 08:28BBC News14470

Kyrgyz new government officially recognized by Moscow

The sudden revolution in Kyrgyzstan prompted some nasty speculation about posturing by Moscow and Washington, just as Presidents Dmitry Medvedev and Barack Obama signed a long-awaited nuclear reduction pact Thursday meant to bolster their military cooperation.

09 April 2010 , 08:47Nikolaus von TwickelThe Moscow Times38780

Russian President Medvedev and US President Obama signed in Prague new nuclear arms treaty

US President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart, Dmitry Medvedev, have signed a landmark nuclear arms treaty in the Czech capital, Prague.

09 April 2010 , 08:18BBC News14120

After two days of violence new government was formed in Kyrgyzstan

A government formed by opposition in Kyrgyzstan said it has taken full power in the country after two days of unrest that left at least 65 people killed, the opposition-nominated premier said.

08 April 2010 , 08:22RIA Novosti12780

Us President Obama and Dimitry Medvedev should sign arms control deal this week in Prague

U.S. President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev are expected to ink a landmark arms control deal on Thursday in Prague, capital of the Czech Republic.

07 April 2010 , 08:27Zhang WeiXinhua12830

Despite some complains customs unions between Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan should be soon effective

Russia's partners in a new customs union, Kazakhstan and Belarus, are getting cold feet about a pact designed to boost trade among the trio and add clout to their WTO accession talks.

06 April 2010 , 08:02Reuters17940

Fruitful Russian-Venezuelian cooperation with more than 30 agreements signed

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin oversaw the signing of 31 agreements in oil, nuclear power and trade on Friday during his first visit ever to Venezuela, while President Hugo Chavez said they even held talks on joint space exploration.

05 April 2010 , 07:58Alex AnishyukThe Moscow Times28880

Belarusian's complains against Russian oil exports fees

Belarus has filed a lawsuit against Russia over oil export fees, the Belarussian Justice Ministry said today.

26 March 2010 , 08:16Reuters33890

State Duma speaker Boris Gryzlov confident about Medvedev-Putin tandem continuity after 2012

President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin will continue ruling Russia in a tandem after 2012, when Medvedev's first presidential term expires, State Duma Speaker Boris Gryzlov said Friday.

22 March 2010 , 09:48Nabi AbdullaevThe Moscow Times15100

Ukrainian president Yanukovych has formed new coalition and named prime minister

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has secured a coalition in parliament and one of his loyalists has been named as the new prime minister.

12 March 2010 , 08:50BBC News10440

Putin's Indian visit will focus on arms and energy contracts

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is due in India for talks expected to focus on arms and energy contracts.

11 March 2010 , 10:48BBC News16900

Obama supports Greek government against financial speculators

President Barack Obama has "responded positively" to calls to clamp down on market speculators, the Greek PM said after talks in Washington.

10 March 2010 , 09:02BBC News10590

Uncertain results in the irakian legislative elections

Even before the votes were tallied, Iraq’s candidates and coalitions began positioning themselves in an evolving political landscape on Monday.

09 March 2010 , 11:23Steven Lee Myers, Marc SantoraThe New York Times10070

Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko dismissed by parliament: new coalition needed

The Parliament in Ukraine passed a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Yulia V. Tymoshenko on Wednesday, ousting the last of the Orange Revolution leaders from power but almost certainly not from politics.

04 March 2010 , 11:52Andrew E. KramerThe New York Times10640

NATO should improve its cooperation with Russia

Closer cooperation with Russia should become a major foreign policy priority for NATO.

04 March 2010 , 09:27RIA Novosti9980

Gas transit discussions between Ukrainian prime minister and the EU

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich is expected to discuss the transit of Russian gas with European Union leaders on Monday on a visit signalling a desire for more balanced ties with Russia and Europe.

01 March 2010 , 12:40Kyiv Post10060

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