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Ex-BP boss quits Russian joint venture

Tony Hayward, the former head of BP who stepped down after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill catastrophe, is leaving his post on the board of its Russian joint venture TNK-BP, the company said Monday. Hayward, who came under huge criticism for his role in the clean-up of the oil…

‘Medvedev Girls’ strip for Kremlin chief

Two young women stripped down to bikinis in central Moscow on Thursday to express support for Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, in the latest exposure of bare flesh ahead of 2012 polls. Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has already inspired an apparently rival group of women to similar acts of naked daring…

Putin: U.S. a ‘parasite’ on the world economy

SELIGER, Russia — Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Monday accused the United States of acting as a “parasite” on the world economy by accumulating massive debts that threaten the global financial system. “The country is living in debt. It is not living within its means, shifting the weight of…

Russia denies plans to ban Gmail, Skype

MOSCOW – The Russian security service denied Saturday it had plans to ban Skype and Gmail after one of its top officials said such services posed a serious security risk. The information and special communications director of the Federal Security Service (FSB) told a cabinet meeting Friday that he was…

Vladimir Putin races Formula One car in latest stunt

MOSCOW — In a helmet emblazoned with the emblem of Russia and reaching a speed of 150 miles an hour, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin Sunday burned rubber on a racing circuit in a Formula One car. The high-speed session — unthinkable for almost any other world leader — was the…

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