Russian News: March 26th, 2010!

Hitler’s book banned as extremist:
Adolf Hitler’s book “Mein Kampf” (My Struggle) has been recognized as extremist literature by a Russian court and will be banned in Russia, the Prosecutor General’s Office says.

Russia and IAEA to build first international nuclear reserve:
Russia and IAEA will create a first-of-its-kind international nuclear bank. Signing of the deal is scheduled on March 29 in Vienna. Atomic fuel will be available for countries willing to develop peaceful atomic energy.

Gas key issue as Ukraine, Russia look to restart relations:
Russia seems unlikely to significantly lower the price Ukraine has to pay for gas as the Ukrainian Prime Minister held talks with Gazprom and Vladimir Putin in Moscow.

“Putin cares more about what he is doing than about how and when”:
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s press attache, Dmitry Peskov, spoke with RT about the Premier’s attitude towards protocol, his team’s plans and Russia’s handling of the global economic crisis.

Olympic flags travel to next Winter Games venue, Sochi:
The Olympic and Paralympic flags have arrived from Vancouver to Russia’s southern city of Sochi, which is taking over the Olympic baton and preparing to host the winter games in 2014.

Russian officials may be involved in auto-giant bribe fiasco:
Russian government officials are accused of being involved in a multimillion-dollar bribery scandal with auto giant Daimler.

Russian military officers jailed for spying for Georgia:
Two Russian military officers and a Georgian citizen have been given lengthy prison sentences after being found guilty of spying for Georgia.

Russia plans to attract tourists to North Caucasus:
An ambitious $15-billion project to create a tourist industry in Russia’s volatile North Caucasus will be developed by June, a deputy prime minister and presidential envoy to the region told Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Friday.

Russia to ease immigration rules to draw in specialists, investment:
Russia is poised to ease immigration restrictions for highly-qualified foreign specialists in a bid to encourage the free flow of trade and investment in the country, a Russian business daily said on Friday.

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