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Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years

Police rounded up scores of people after the demonstration in Moscow and at another rally in St Petersburg and detained a leading opposition figure before it began.

Explosion injures 10 at Russian supermarket

The Investigative Committee, the nation's top investigative agency, said a device containing 200 grams (7 ounces) of explosives went off at a storage area for customers' bags.


VIDEO: At least 10 dead as blast rips through St Petersburg metro station in Russia

Russia blast: Pictures that appeared on social media showed a mangled train door and people lying on the floor, bleeding.

Maharashtra looking at St Petersburg for technology to make Mithi river navigable

A senior official said, “St Petersburg has extensive experience in river cleaning and making rivers navigable."

Boeing passenger plane requests emergency landing in Russia - source

The source said one engine on the plane had failed. No more details were immediately available.

‘G20 must find ways of cooperation on issues of emerging economies’

Finance minister P Chidambaram has made a strong case for encouraging growth in emerging economies at international forums such as the G20


India face Taiwan in Davis Cup

It will be a home tie for India as they had played Taipei in Kaohsiung in 2009.

2014 polls: Trinamool rules out tie-up with Cong

Petersburg Saturday said he did not rule out an alliance with the erstwhile ally in the future.

Amidst NSA spying row,Brazil halts preparations for Rouseff trip to US

The spokeswoman did not say why the trip was cancelled,or whether it might be rescheduled.

India to put $18 bn in BRICS reserve fund

Country gets little support on a plan of coordinated intervention in currency markets by emerging nations.