Russia expects economic growth in a year

Daniel J. GraeberSTUTTGART, Germany, June 1 (UPI) — It may be another year before the Russian economy recovers from deep recession and returns to growth, the country’s economic development minister said.

Summer cheap for U.S. drivers, AAA finds

Daniel J. GraeberWASHINGTON, June 1 (UPI) — Summer for U.S. commuters starts off with some of the lowest prices at the pump in a decade, though Midwest drivers are missing out, a retail survey finds.

New Russian submarine launched

Richard TomkinsST. PETERSBURG, Russia, May 31 (UPI) — A sixth diesel-electric submarine for Russia’s Black Sea fleet was launched Tuesday at a shipyard in St. Petersburg.