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33 min ago | 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.


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

3 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Netherlands, Vladimir Putin

7 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Russia, World News,

11 hrs ago |

Russian Federation: Business/general English teacher

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia,

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)


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

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.


Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Russia, Asia, Israel,

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.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Ethiopia, Asia, Russia,

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."


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


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.


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.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Mafia,

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.


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


40th COSPAR: Media registration now open

COSPAR Scientific Assemblies belong to the most important meetings in space research, usually involving thousands of scientists and students and covering virtually every aspect of space science and exploration, from near Earth environment to the most deep space, brought to the audience by immediate participants and leaders of space projects.


Related Topix: Russia, World News,

Daily Mail

Russian billionaires 'horror' at sanctions threat but they're too...

Russia's billionaires 'horrified' at sanctions threat that could push economy into recession threat but too terrified of Putin to speak out Russian businessmen dare not speak out about the threat of sanctions because they are so terrified of Vladimir Putin, it has been claimed Russia's billionaire businessmen are 'horrified' at the prospect of ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin,


Irkut Corporation was named the Russia's best exporter in the "Aircraft industry" category

Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russian Federation has summed up the results of "Best Russian exporter 2013" competition.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Tupolev Tu-204, Tupolev Aircraft

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Russia's top 10 lies about downed Malaysia airliner

The tragic downing of a Malaysian passenger plane sent Putin's elaborate propaganda machine into overdrive, ultimately causing it to unravel.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Terrorism, Vladimir Putin

Big News

Big three European powers want fresh sanctions on Russia

MOSCOW, Russia -Following a telephone call with French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel Sunday, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron called for fresh sanctions on Russia over its involvement in the Ukraine crisis.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Europe, Germany, Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin

Washington Times

Moscow: Continue U.S. cooperation in space

Moscow wants to work with Washington to further space exploration despite a recent NASA memo noting the crisis in Ukraine has nearly severed prospects for partnership, Russian officials say.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, World News, Russia, Asia, Travel, Russia Travel, Europe Travel, Moscow, Russia Travel, NASA

Cicero's Songs

Dishonourable, Disgraceful and Despicable: Putin the Blunderer must...

For the last few months the government of the Russian Federation has been on the offensive on multiple fronts.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel

Sat Jul 19, 2014


Meeting With Members Of The Holy Synod And Representatives Of Local Orthodox Churches

Vladimir Putin met with members of the Holy Synod and heads of delegations from local Orthodox Churches on the 700thanniversary of the birth of St Sergius of Radonezh.


Related Topix: Religion, Orthodox Church, Vladimir Putin, World News, Russia, Asia,

Next 25 Articles

Hundreds of protests are taking place across United States this weekend in opposition to the surge of immigrants illegally crossing the country's southern border and proposed immigration reform that organizers say gives amnesty to those already living illegal in the United States.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Daytona Beach, FL, Russia, World News, US News, James Moran, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics