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News agency PenzaNews is Russian independent information project, which supplies a steady stream of news. The website is constantly updated to bring the top stories from the city of Penza and the Penza region. The Analysis center of the agency covers important political, economic, cultural and other significant events in Russia and abroad.

EU’s commitment to independent space research should not exclude cooperation

February 26, 2014 10:00 am0 comments
EU’s commitment to independent space research should not exclude cooperation

Asteroid impact prevention and space debris problem will be the main areas of space research in 2014. The efforts undertaken by the international community to address these issues are currently not integrated into the joint activity, which significantly reduces the efficiency of the work. According to available information, only two […]

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Ukraine should find way out of crisis without external interference

February 25, 2014 8:27 am0 comments
Ukraine should find way out of crisis without external interference

The international community continues to discuss the Ukrainian political crisis that started in November 2013. Protests in response to a government decision to suspend the integration process with the European Union escalated into violent clashes between radical opposition members and law enforcement officials in January, when the Verkhovna Rada adopted […]

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Experts differ on Australian court decision to abolish gay marriage

February 22, 2014 10:02 am0 comments
Experts differ on Australian court decision to abolish gay marriage

Late last month, the High Court of Australia overturned legislation allowing same-sex marriages in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) adopted by a regional parliament in October 2013. The Court ruled that a recent local law legalizing same-sex marriage was inconsistent with federal laws which specified in 2004 that marriage was […]

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Russia–EU Summit provided opportunity for honest and open dialogue

February 21, 2014 11:28 am0 comments
Russia–EU Summit provided opportunity for honest and open dialogue

Another EU–Russia summit, which was shortened to just one day, took place on 28 January in Brussels. A new basic agreement between the EU and Russia was one of the main topics on the agenda. The event that was attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey […]

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Information on US bioweapons tests in Japan met with ambivalent reaction

February 19, 2014 6:33 pm0 comments
Information on US bioweapons tests in Japan met with ambivalent reaction

Information about the US conducting field experiments of biological weapons in the Japanese island of Okinawa in early 1960s has once again attracted the attention of international politicians and experts to the problem of bioterrorism, and provoked mixed reactions across the world. According to Japan’s leading news network Kyodo News, who […]

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Sochi Olympics to raise Russia’s credibility in international arena

February 6, 2014 1:02 pm0 comments
Sochi Olympics to raise Russia’s credibility in international arena

The first ever Russian Winter Olympic Games will start in Sochi on 7 February 2014. Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed confidence that this sporting event will serve to bring nations together and to promote friendship, trust and the spirit of partnership the world over. At the ceremony of presentation by foreign […]

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Experts: Change of power in Georgia to positively affect domestic and foreign policy

December 16, 2013 6:00 pm0 comments
Experts: Change of power in Georgia to positively affect domestic and foreign policy

Inauguration of Giorgi Margvelashvili, the new president of Georgia who gained 62.12 % of votes, was held in Tbilisi on 17 November 2013. Irakli Garibashvili, who previously served as interior minister of the country, was approved for the post of the prime minister, the most powerful political office in the […]

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Removal of visa barriers would allow Russia and EU to develop humanitarian and economic ties

December 3, 2013 3:58 pm0 comments
Removal of visa barriers would allow Russia and EU to develop humanitarian and economic ties

Presidents of the Republic of Korea and Russia signed the bilateral agreement on the mutual abolition of visa requirements on 13 November 2013 in the framework of the official visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Seoul. This agreement applies to people traveling for business, tourist and private purposes, as […]

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