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Russian News From Russia: June 19th, 2009!

Russia News Source – RIA: June 19th, 2009!Windows to Russia!

Police officer injured in blast in Russia’s Caucasus:
A police officer was injured in Russia’s North Caucasus republic of Kabardino Balkaria when an illegal arms cache he discovered exploded, local police said on Friday.

Russian monetary base up 2.4% in week to $127.1 billion:
Russia’s Central Bank said Friday the country’s narrowly defined money supply (M1) was 3 trillion 975.8 million rubles ($127.1 billion at the current exchange rate) as of June 15, up 2.4% in the week since June 8.

Russian Pacific Fleet warships dock at Vietnam port:
A naval task force from Russia’s Pacific Fleet docked in Vietnam on Friday on an official visit, a spokesman for the fleet said.

Russian president to visit Netherlands:
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will arrive in the Netherlands on Friday on a two-day visit, on the invitation of Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende, a Kremlin official said.

EU expects stable, long-term deal between Gazprom and Naftogaz:
The European Union on Thursday called on Russian energy giant Gazprom and Ukraine’s Naftogaz to reach a long-term agreement on secure natural gas supplies.

Georgian ex-army officer asks for political asylum in Russia:
A Georgian military officer who crossed into Abkhazia in May has asked Russia for political asylum, the Federal Migration Service said Thursday.

Russian students’ deportation from Egypt delayed by missed flight:
Four Russian students were deported from Egypt on Thursday, but two others had some extra time in the country after missing the flight, a Russian Embassy official said.

Ukrainian population falls below 46 million:
The population of Ukraine is steadily declining, losing another 229,000 in 2008 to fall below the psychological figure of 46 million, official statisticians said.

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do.
You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward. - Amelia Earhart