Abramovich pays Amy Winehouse $2 mln to sing for his girlfriend

Russian tycoon Roman Abramovich reportedly paid troubled British singer Amy Winehouse, a recovering crack addict, around $2 million to perform at the opening of his girlfriend's art gallery.

// Jun. 14, 2008 - 00:13 GMT


Ruble could be regional reserve currency within 5 years - Kudrin

// Jun. 14, 2008 - 00:30 GMT


Main news of June 13

// Jun. 14, 2008 - 01:00 GMT


Police discover arms cache in Chechnya

An arms cache has been discovered and destroyed in the North Caucasus Republic of Chechnya, a law enforcement source told RIA Novosti on Saturday.

// Jun. 14, 2008 - 17:33 GMT


EU chief makes Iran new offer to halt nuclear program

EU's foreign policy chief handed Iran's foreign minister a new “packet of incentives” Saturday from the world's six nations to try and persuade Tehran to halt its controversial uranium enrichment program.

// Jun. 14, 2008 - 18:03 GMT


Three men die in fire in central Russia

// Jun. 14, 2008 - 18:25 GMT


Che Guevara’s image as painted by his comrades in arms

// Jun. 14, 2008 - 18:27 GMT


Police arrest man suspected of explosion in central Russia

// Jun. 14, 2008 - 18:50 GMT


Iran rules out suspension of uranium enrichment program

Iran's government spokesman said on Saturday it would not accept any new incentives, proposed by the EU and world powers, in exchange for halting its uranium enrichment program.

// Jun. 14, 2008 - 19:31 GMT


Police arrest 20 suspects in Russian mafia operation in Spain

Spanish police arrested 20 Russians suspected of being involved in organized crime and money laundering in a joint operation involving Russian, U.S., German and Swiss law enforcement bodies, Spanish media said.

// Jun. 14, 2008 - 20:06 GMT