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3 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

Ukraine political gridlock on view as government falls

The Ukrainian government collapsed and the popular prime minister resigned Thursday, highlighting the political gridlock gripping the country struggling with a pro-Russia insurgency, a hostile neighbor and one of the weakest economies in Europe.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Russia, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin

5 hrs ago | Alaska Journal of Commerce

Charter operators report bigger halibut in Southcentral

Oleg Gozobohenno, right, from Moscow, Russia, poses June 30 with his 312.2-pound halibut that won the Seward Halibut Derby on the final day of the contest.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Gustavus, AK, Homer, AK

9 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Putin...not on my links

I like golf...I watch it every week whether it is the PGA, the European Tour, Web.com, the Champions tour or the LPGA.

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13 hrs ago | Vanguard

RUSSIA to re-open trade mission in Nigeria

The Russian Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Nikolay Udovincheko, says Russian Trade Mission to Nigeria will be reopened to promote trade and economic ties between the two countries.

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18 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

Russian activists convicted of organizing riots

Russian opposition activist Leonid Razvozzhayev, in handcuffs, shows V-signs from a defendant's cage in a court room prior to a hearing in the Bolotnaya square protest trial in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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18 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Leftist activists convicted of masterminding anti-government riots

Opposition leader Sergei Udaltsov, left, charged with organizing mass riots at the Moscow City Court hearing on the merits of Udaltsov and Razvozzhayev's criminal case July 24, 2014 The Moscow City Court has convicted two key figures from the fringe leftist opposition of organizing mass unrest at the 2012 state-sanctioned rally against alleged ... (more)

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22 hrs ago | Avia.Ru

Vladimir Putin instructed the government to estimate the cost of a...

President of Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, instructed the government to estimate the cost of a project for launching serial production of Il-114 regional aircraft, ITAR-TASS reports.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily Mail

COMMENT: An unthinkable game with Putin's cronies

Though the Mail is loath to say so, it is hard not to sympathise with the French foreign minister's charge that Britain is guilty of hypocrisy over sanctions against Vladimir Putin.

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Related Topix: Conservatives (UK), Vladimir Putin, World News, Russia, Asia,

Washington Times

CANNON: With Russia, different airline crash, same results

Investigators seeking to get to the bottom of just who used what to shoot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine are having a difficult time getting any cooperation from Russia.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin, Air Accidents, Europe, Poland

The Washington Post

American fast-food chains received mixed feelings over the recent food safety scandal in China

An employee holds a burger baton at the cash desk of a Burger King fast food restaurant in Moscow, Russia in this 2013 file photo.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, World News, Russia, Business News

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Ruling in Yukos shareholders' $100-bln suit against Russia expected Monday

A group of shareholders in Yukos expect a ruling on Monday in a $100-billion claim against Moscow for expropriating the defunct Russian oil company that was controlled by Mikhail Khodorkovsky, once Russia's richest man.

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Weekday Magazine

Leading Russian NGOs Muzzled By 'Foreign Agents' Label

The offices of Russia's Memorial rights group in Moscow was vandalized with graffiti reading "foreign agent [heart] USA" in March 2013.

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TEFL.com

Russian Federation: Business/general English teacher

I/We have read and accept the Terms and Conditions of TEFL Professional Network Ltd. and confirm this acceptance by entering my/our user name and password above and accessing the service.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Russia Taday

'Kiev will have to answer many questions' as UN urges intl MH17 crash probe - Moscow

Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin pauses before voting for a United Nations Security Council draft resolution demanding full access for investigators at the Malaysia Airlines jet crash site in eastern Ukraine during a meeting of the Council to discuss the shooting down of jet on July 21, 2014 in New York City The UN Security ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Air Accidents, Life, Self Defense, New York

Channelnewsasia.com

Oil prices drop despite Ukraine, Gaza worries

Oil prices fell modestly on Tuesday despite geopolitical tensions over war-torn Ukraine and a raging battle in the Gaza Strip.

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Walta Information Centre

Ethiopians in Russia raise funds for the GERD - Tuesday, 22 July 2014 14:34

Ethiopians and Ethiopian-born foreign citizens living in the Russia Federation and Belarus raised funds for the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam last week.

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Daily Herald

Russians fed conspiracy theories on Ukraine crash

A combination of images of Russian nationwide weekend dailies' front pages on downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Moscow Russia, some of them reading "298 Victims of Someone Else's War," and "Kick From Behind."

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, World News, Russia, Vladimir Putin

Pravda

Ukraine: A western-backed Russophobic tragedy

For those who wish me to mince words, for those easily offended, for those who want journalists to pussy-foot around mumbling pleasantries, for those who believe blindly in their mass media, for those who think the west can speak or think no evil, then it is better not to read this piece.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin, Opinion

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Cicero's Songs

Russia as a failed state

I make no apology for maintaining a string of posts on the subject of Russia. The fact is that Putin's mafia state, nuclear armed as it is, poses an existential threat to the freedom and prosperity of the West and to the peace of the whole world.

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The Baltimore Sun

Romania's Basescu slams EU for soft Putin stance

Romania's President Traian Basescu on Monday accused the European Union of being weak and too slow in imposing sanctions on Russia to deter it from encroaching further into Europe after its annexation of Ukraine's Crimea.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Romania, Traian Basescu, Russia, Asia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

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