Russian News From Russia: May 12th,2009!

Russia News Source: May 12th, 2009!Windows to Russia!

Russia’s Glonass system to get full state support – deputy PM:
Russia will not cut funding for its Glonass satellite navigation program despite the current economic crisis, a deputy prime minister said on Tuesday.

First Eurovision semifinal to be held in Moscow on Tuesday:
The first of two Eurovision semifinals will start on Tuesday at Moscow’s Olimpiisky Indoor Arena with ten places up for grabs in both, the competition organizers said.

Ukraine minister tenders resignation amid drunken fight reports:
Ukraine’s interior minister, Yuriy Lutsenko, has asked parliament to approve his resignation after reports that German police detained him over a drunken brawl at Frankfurt airport last week.

Thailand, Cuba report first swine flu infection:
Thailand and Cuba have joined the list of 30 countries that have reported cases of human A/H1N1 infection, local media said on Tuesday.

Maradona’s Argentina to play Russia in Moscow friendly:
It is “almost 100%” certain that the Argentinean national football side, managed by Diego Maradona, will play a friendly against Russia in Moscow in August.

Russian truck maker KamAZ resumes work after three-week halt:
Russia’s largest truck maker KamAZ has resumed production, after a lack of orders led to a three-week halt, a spokesman for the truck producer said on Tuesday.

Russia, Japan looking to resolve disputes through economic ties:
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday Moscow and Tokyo could resolve their existing territorial dispute by building mutual trust and developing strong economic ties.

U.S. president to visit Russia July 6-8 – Kremlin:
U.S. President Barack Obama will pay an official visit to Russia on an invitation from his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev on July 6-8, the Kremlin said Monday.


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