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Breaking News: Ukraine stays out of EU for $15 billion and lower gas prices from Russia
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Moscow :: Russia | updated 2013-12-20 07:33:59 -0800 | political-news

Ukraine abandoned the European Union on Tuesday by agreeing to take $15 billion and reduced natural gas prices from Russia. The deal, which rescues the cash-strapped former Soviet republic from a looming default, was being seen around the world as...
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Breaking News: Sochi Olympics:  Women ski jumpers compete for first time in history
Posted by: Dava Castillo

Sochi :: Russia | updated 2014-02-10 15:24:47 -0800 | sports-news

After decades of discrimination and battling the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for the right to enter ski jumping in the Winter Olympics, women will be debuting on Feb. 11 in the Ladies Normal Hill competition at Sochi, according to the...
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Breaking News: US, EU won't risk hurting the fragile global economy over Crimea

Moscow :: Russia | updated 2014-03-23 15:51:51 -0700 | political-news

In response to the lower house of the Russian parliament voting on Thursday to approve the incorporation of Crimea into the Russian Federation, US President Barack Obama has announced new sanctions targeting specific individuals in Russia, many of whom are...
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Breaking News: Newly released Pussy Riot members hurl new criticisms at Putin
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Krasnoyarsk :: Russia | updated 2013-12-27 14:09:20 -0800 | humanitarian-news

Two members of Russian punk protest band Pussy Riot freed from priso on Monday called their release "disgusting and cynical" and promised to continue their criticism of President Vladimir Putin. The band's leader, 24-year-old Nadya Tolokonnikova, said Putin's grant of...
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Breaking News: Russia plays 'you are glue' card in Ukraine diplomacy
Posted by: Nathan Salant SelectMedia

Moscow :: Russia | updated 2014-03-11 14:49:04 -0700 | odd-news

Russia hit a new low in diplomacy on Friday when its foreign minister said any US sanctions to penalize Moscow for invading Crimea would "boomerang" and hurt the United States. That's what Sergei Lavrov told US Secretary of State John...
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Breaking News: One regret too many – reflecting on one's life
Posted by: PJesep

Moscow :: Russia | updated 2014-04-12 09:02:06 -0700 | spirituality-religion-news

In “My Way,” Frank Sinatra crooned, “…regrets, I’ve had a few, but then again too few to mention.” In the end, even if the regrets are few in number, it only takes one to challenge your conscience, thus causing self-doubt...
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Breaking News: Obama, Biden stand up to Russia by standing up Olympics
Posted by: Mike Sarzo

Sochi :: Russia | updated 2013-12-21 14:21:09 -0800 | sports-news

The calls for boycotting the Sochi Olympics, set to begin in February, in response to Russia's virulently anti-gay "propaganda" laws have been intense as allies to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community have protested the laws and the brutality...
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Breaking News: Russian president backs Egypt army chief's run for presidency
Posted by: saleh1966

Moscow :: Russia | updated 2014-02-17 10:36:17 -0800 | political-news

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday provided support for Egyptian Defense Minister Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi to run in the presidential election in Egypt likely to be held before the end of April, AFP news reported. Putin told Field Marshal Sisi during...
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Breaking News: Man without a country: The Edward Snowden saga
Posted by: tjlarson SelectMedia

Moscow :: Russia | updated 2014-01-02 13:52:14 -0800 | political-news

The world watches as events unfold surrounding former National Security Agency contractor and self-proclaimed whistle-blower Edward Snowden and the disclosure of the US government's covert data-gathering operation codenamed PRISM. PRISM has purportedly been operating since 2007. It...
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Breaking News: Sanctions threat causes flight of Russian funds from West, speeds up new trade relations
Posted by: northsunm32

Moscow :: Russia | updated 2014-03-23 07:31:10 -0700 | business-news

Opinion Just the threat of sanctions, let alone the reality, has resulted in a flow of Russian funds out of the West. Threatening sanctions may hasten the decline of the dollar as well as changing trading patterns. Countries that freeze...
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Breaking News: The Kremlin calls the claims of United States sanctions against Putin's absurd "
Posted by: Jean54

Moscow :: Russia | updated 2014-04-21 05:57:56 -0700 | political-news

Kremlin spokesman on Sunday dismissed as "nonsense" claims that Washington could seek President Vladimir Putin directly imposes new sanctions against Russia. Citing unnamed sources, the times said in an article published Friday that the United States wants to impose sanctions...
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Breaking News: Lavrov accuses Ukraine of "breach" Geneva Accord
Posted by: Fury60

Moscow :: Russia | updated 2014-04-21 05:56:08 -0700 | political-news

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, today, Monday,accused the Ukrainian authorities in Kiev as "grossly violated" the Geneva Accord, which calls for the disarmament of illegal armed groups and the evacuation of government buildings in the cities of Evil. Russian Foreign...
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Source: Fox News

Asha :: Russia | updated 2014-04-21 05:08:05 -0700 | technology-news

Still think STDs are something that can't happen to someone like you? Here's a shocking reality check: Nearly 20 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases occur every year in the U.S., according to a recent report by the CDC...It...
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Source: International Business Times

Sochi :: Russia | updated 2014-04-21 04:50:24 -0700 | business-news

Share this article Comcast CEO Brian Roberts speaks at his keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada January 8, 2008.  Reuters/Rick Wilking Ever-growing appetites for two of  favorite American past times -- super-fast Internet and televised...
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Breaking News: Shoot Shoot mix strains to Ukraine's Cold War standoff
Posted by: Chantler411Enterprises

Moscow :: Russia | updated 2014-04-21 03:26:51 -0700 | political-news

Shoot Shoot mix strains to Ukraine's Cold War standoff Is the Icy War back? Since it sort of feels like it is. Professional Russian organizations are popping up all over eastern Ukraine, after master Russian nonconformists overran government structures and...
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