Russian Press at a Glance, Monday, March 28, 2011


President Dmitry Medvedev has urged U.S. President Barack Obama to help prevent civilian deaths in Libya, as Russia’s NATO envoy warned that the U.S.-led military alliance could be dragged into a full-scale war.

(Moscow Times)

Officials from the Kremlin and Russia’s White House have long split into those who support Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and President Dmitry Medvedev. Are there real contradictions between Putin and Medvedev?


The European Commission will tightly control nuclear reactors even beyond its territory, for example in Russia, Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said last week.

(Nezavisimaya Gazeta)


Cracks have begun to appear in a $16-billion tie-up between Rosneft and BP following a court decision blocking the deal.

(Moscow Times)

Moscow City Hall is establishing its own land operator.


The Audit Chamber disliked the Bank of Moscow’s credit policy.


Japan’s disaster could cut the world car production by 30%.



Hazing in the military rose more than 16% last year, with ethnic tensions increasing, the chief military prosecutor said.

(Moscow Times)

Efforts to overcome the earthquake and tsunami in Japan could become an impetus for the country’s residents for a powerful economic breakthrough.

(Rossiiskaya Gazeta)


Israel and Russia have agreed to increase cooperation on space research and exploration.

(Moscow Times)


Small amounts of radioactive material from Japan’s crippled Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant have reached North America. Russian experts say there are no reasons for panic for the United States or Europe.


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