Russian News From Russia: August 14th, 2009!

Dmitry Medvedev and Vladimir Putin support Russian Football in a Sochi bar:
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin drop into a local bar to watch the Russian soccer team in action.

Medvedev, Merkel to focus on energy, investment at Sochi talks:
Energy cooperation and investment projects are set to dominate talks between Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in south Russia’s Sochi on Friday.

Attackers on police post in Russia’s Dagestan identified:
Police have identified some of the militants who killed 11 people during an attack on a police post and nearby health center in Russia’s North Caucasus republic of Dagestan last night.

Yushchenko “disappointed by Medvedev’s ‘unfriendly’ letter”:
Following Dmitry Medvedev’s open letter on Tuesday, President Yushchenko said he finds it strange that Russia has totally ruled out its share of responsibility for the worsening of Russia-Ukraine relations.

GM decision time enters home straight on Opel bids:
Canadian car parts group Magna, along with Russia’s Sberbank, have come up with a revised offer to buy General Motors German subsidiary, Opel, which will now go to GM’s board.

Prosecutors don’t let accused Russian arms dealer go, will file appeal:
Thai prosecutors plan to appeal a court ruling rejecting a US request to extradite Viktor Bout, a Russian accused of illegal arms dealing.