Russia-Ukraine talks on nuclear fuel supplies near completion

Discussions on Russian nuclear fuel supplies to Ukrainian nuclear power plants in 2009 are nearing completion, Ukraine's deputy fuel and energy minister said on Thursday.

// Jan. 23, 2009 - 00:11 GMT

Natural disasters claim over 235,000 lives worldwide - UN

// Jan. 23, 2009 - 00:20 GMT

Three more Russians advance to 3rd round of Australian Open

// Jan. 23, 2009 - 00:34 GMT

Ukraine paying fair price for Russian gas - Tymoshenko

The gas price of $450 per 1,000 cubic meters with a 20% discount agreed between Moscow and Kiev for 2009 is fair, Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko said on Thursday.

// Jan. 23, 2009 - 00:58 GMT

Barack Obama dissociating himself from Bush

// Jan. 23, 2009 - 01:05 GMT

Politkovskaya murder trial adjourned until Feb. 2

A Moscow military court adjourned on Thursday the trial of suspects in the murder of Russian investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya until February 2.

// Jan. 23, 2009 - 01:16 GMT

Georgia says all its arms purchases legal

Georgia has breached no international laws in buying weapons abroad, the country's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday in response to a Russian ban on arms sales to its South Caucasus neighbor.

// Jan. 23, 2009 - 01:17 GMT

Italian leader Berlusconi pledges aid for Gaza Strip

Italy's Prime Minister said on Thursday that his country is prepared to send troops into the Gaza Strip devastated by Israel's three-week offensive to help tackle arms smuggling in the enclave.

// Jan. 23, 2009 - 02:16 GMT

Russian Navy to receive two new stealth warships in 2010-11

The Russian Navy is to receive two corvettes equipped with stealth technology in 2010 and 2011, a spokesman for the United Shipbuilding Corporation said on Thursday.

// Jan. 23, 2009 - 02:31 GMT

Russian gas deliveries to Greece, Italy resumed

Russian gas supplies to Greece via Bulgaria have resumed, the Greek state-run gas company DEPA said on Thursday.

// Jan. 23, 2009 - 02:42 GMT