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Assange should leave Ecuador's embassy, says his lawyer


The lawyer of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has said the latter should not remain inside Ecuador's embassy any longer as his health condition might begin worsening.

Assange, 41, has been shelterin

Five die in Moscow shooting

Five people died after a Moscow lawyer, spurned by a colleague, went on a drunken shooting rampage at a warehouse here on Wednesday morning.

"Six people were shot at a warehouse on Chermanskaya Stree

Russian divers find missing gold ship

Russian divers have located the sunken cargo ship Amurskaya which was carrying a 700-tonne cargo of gold ore, rescuers from the Yuzhsakhalinsk centre said Wednesday.

The ship had sunk near the Shanta

Kremlin Cup: Ivanovic thumps qualifier to reach quarters


Serbia's Ana Ivanovic thrashed Russian qualifier Valeria Solovieva to reach the quarterfinals of the Kremlin Cup tennis Thursday.

Ivanovic beat world No.216 Solovieva 6-1, 6-4 in the second round for

Kremlin Cup: Kirilenko ousts Vesnina

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Russia's Maria Kirilenko defeated her compatriot and wild card Elena Vesnina in the first round of the Kremlin Cup tennis Wednesday.

Seventh seed Kirilenko had to survive a set point in the first set

Djokovic cruises into Shanghai Masters quarters


Novak Djokovic reached the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters here Thursday after beating Spain's Feliciano Lopez in straight sets.

The players spent a little over an hour on the court before the

Russia to salvage sunken n-submarines

The Russian defence ministry is planning to raise and scrap two sunken nuclear submarines in the northern Barents and Kara seas in order to prevent potential radioactive pollution of the area.

The Iz

Russia may blacklist air passengers, pilots

Pilots who violate work rules and unruly passengers could be blacklisted in Russia under a bill now in parliament, an MP said.

Andrei Andreev, chairman of the Duma Air Transport Committee, said this

World's tallest log cabin destroyed in fire

Once the world's tallest wooden skyscraper, the 13-storey Sutyagin House in Russia has been destroyed in a fire, officials said.

The 144-foot-tall Sutyagin House was situated in Arkhangelsk region, t

Russia to launch commercial-free public TV

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree to establish a commercial-free, public television broadcast service that will be launched on January 1 next year.

Medvedev had called for the cre

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