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Thursday | Daily Herald

Aeroflot to revive low-cost plans blocked by Ukraine sanctions

Aeroflot is reviving plans to build a low-cost arm after discount unit Dobrolet was grounded by European Union sanctions tied to the Ukraine crisis just two months after flights began.

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Related Topix: Ukraine, Europe, World News, Russia, Asia, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 737, Vladimir Putin

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Russia Taday

a Red alert: NATO mission creep advancing to Russian border

Robert Bridge has worked as a journalist in Russia since 1998. Formerly the editor-in-chief of The Moscow News, Bridge is the author of the book, "Midnight in the American Empire."

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Russia Taday

a Red alert: NATO mission creep advancing to Russian border

Robert Bridge has worked as a journalist in Russia since 1998. Formerly the editor-in-chief of The Moscow News, Bridge is the author of the book, "Midnight in the American Empire."

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Russia Taday

Russian fireworks show tops Cannes intl pyrotechnics competition

Fireworks light the sky over the Croisette during the Pyrotechnic Art Festival in Cannes, southeastern France, on August 24, 2014 With their unique and breathtaking pyro-music performance a Russian fireworks company from Kaliningrad has won the "Olympic prize in pyrotechnics" at an international fireworks festival in Cannes.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Reuters

Russia denies its aircraft violated Finland's airspace - reports

Russia's defence ministry has denied that a Russian aircraft entered Finnish airspace, local media quoted the ministry as saying on Sunday.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Charter97

Belarusian MFA explains how "Belarusian shrimps" are made

'Belarus has the right and opportunities to charter vessels for fishing. Such products can be brought into the Customs Union.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Transitions Online

Muslim Leader Assassinated in North Ossetia, Sanctions Draw Kaliningrad Shoppers to Poland

One of the leaders of North Ossetia's Muslims has been assassinated, less than two years after his predecessor suffered the same fate, The Moscow Times reports .

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Pravda

Russians to fly domestic aircraft to Crimea

After Russia's low-cost airline Dobrolet was forced to suspend its activities because of sanctions, almost immediately after the company entered the market, Russian authorities consider a possibility for creating a new airline to carry out regular flights to the Crimean Peninsula.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Baltic Times

Baltics brush off Russia food import ban - The Baltic Times

The Baltic states, faced with a ban on food products ranging from beef to cottage cheese by Russia, say their dairy and transport sectors are most vulnerable but brushed off any major economic hit, saying they had long grown used to such embargoes.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Star Online

Russian embargos? Old hat for us, say the Baltic states

The Baltic states, faced with a ban on food products ranging from beef to cottage cheese by Russia, say their dairy and transport sectors are most vulnerable but brushed off any major economic hit, saying they had long grown used to such embargos.

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Counterpunch

Cold War II

Jeffrey St. Clair on Hillary Clinton's miraculous rags-to-riches method of financial success; LA CONFIDENTIAL: Lee Ballinger on race, violence and inequality in Los Angeles; PAPER DRAGON: Peter Lee on China's military; THE BATTLE OVER PAT TILLMAN: David Hoelscher provides a 10 year retrospective on the changing legacy of Pat Tillman; MY BROTHER AND ... (more)

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Related Topix: Russia, World News, Asia, US Military, US Air Force, United Kingdom, Sweden, Europe,

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Project Syndicate

What I Learned From Vladimir Putin

Is Russian President Vladimir Putin, like most political leaders, predisposed to spinning the truth for his own benefit? Or does he go far beyond that, governing Russia and dealing with his neighbors and the rest of the world with reckless mendacity, abetted by a supine national media? Sometimes, in answering questions like this, we can draw not ... (more)

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

US spy plane crosses into Sweden to evade Russians

Washington: In an encounter reminiscent of the Cold War, an American reconnaissance plane crossed into Swedish air space last month as it sought to avoid being intercepted by Russian fighters, US military officials said on Sunday.

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Times of Oman

West cannot keep poking the bear

A recent book, The Sleepwalkers, describes how in 1914 Europe launched itself into four years of slaughter.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Free Republic

RUSSIA: Synchronization process of protest has begun rallies in Russia: Kremlin is in a panic

In Internet networks began the process of synchronization of protests in Russia's regions.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Spectator

The Tories must commit to defence spending in the next parliament

Nato is 65 years old this year; but there's little cause for celebration. The Defence Select Committee's latest report suggests that the populations of western Europe and North America are lukewarm about Nato's collective defence guarantee - the principle that an attack on one Nato member is an attack on all.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

St.Petersburg Times

Russia lost 3 million people in World War I. But it also provided...

The Great War barely features in mass culture, having contributed neither myths nor heroes to Russian folk culture, and barely having made a dent in nation's wealth of arts and literature.

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