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2 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Shell Plans Russian Expansion With Putin Support for Sakhalin-2

Royal Dutch Shell Plc plans to expand the Sakhalin-2 oil and gas project in Russia's Far East , the country's only producer of liquefied natural gas, as it seeks to boost its presence in the Asian energy market.

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8 hrs ago | CNN

Pro-Russian protesters defy international deal

Thrashed out Thursday in Geneva, Switzerland, by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Ukrainian, U.S. and European Union counterparts, it is intended to be the first step toward easing the crisis in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Europe, Ukraine,

10 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Russian Spy Planes in U.S. SkiesBy Eli Lake

Russian surveillance planes already fly over America, thanks to a long-standing treaty.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, US News, US Politics, Mike Rogers, Republican, US House of Representatives,

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Free Republic

Immigrants Will Form Half of Russian Federation’s Population in 2050, Experts Say

If current trends continue, half of the population of the Russian Federation in its current borders will consist of immigrants, according to a new Moscow study, a conclusion clearly intended to feed anti-immigrant feelings and, more speculatively, designed to promote a discussion of what can and should be done, including the changing of those ... (more)

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The Huffington Post

The 26 Best Cities In The World To See Street Art

The street art world has undergone a massive shift in the past few years, with famous figures like Banksy and Shepard Fairey elevating the medium to mainstream consciousness.

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Newsday

Vladimir Putin says he hopes no need to send troops into Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin listens to the CEO of Siemens AG Joe Kaeser during their meeting in the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, March 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Russia, Ukraine, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Charter97

Head of Japan's MFA cancels visit to Russia

The visit of Japan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Fumio Kishida to Russia, scheduled to late April, has been postponed.

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Related Topix: Russia, Asia, World News,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Fairfield Ledger

Ukrainian delegation visits Fairfield

A group of six Ukrainians visited Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment Thursday to learn about the school and to share information about their native country.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, IA, Education Etc., World News, Russia, Asia, Jefferson County, IA

EDGE

Co-Creator of Russia's 'Homosexual Propaganda' Law Wants to Ban Gay Bars

One of Russia's lawmakers who helped create the infamous "homosexual propaganda" bill, which was signed into law by President Vladimir Putin last summer, is now urging for all gay clubs and LGBT social media pages to be banned, Gay Star News reports.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, World News, Russia, Vladimir Putin, Asia,

PR-inside.com

Just Released: "TMK (TRMK) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review"

The company classifies its products into two major divisions namely, seamless products and welded products.

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CNN

Can 'odd couple' Kerry and Lavrov take the edge off crisis?

Russian ties may be at their frostiest since the height of the Cold War, but at least there's some warmth to the relationship between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, World News, Russia, Condoleezza Rice, George Bush,

Big News Network.com

Russia calls UN Security Council meeting on Ukraine

In a note to members, which supposedly stemmed from a Russian request, council members were originally invited to informal consultations on Monday evening.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

Weekday Magazine

Czech Hotel Owner Stages One-Man Protest Against Russia

As far as hotels go, the Brioni Boutique is pretty nondescript. Except, of course, for the neatly printed note on its door with the following message: "As of March 24, 2014 we refuse accommodation to citizens of the Russian Federation because of the annexation of Crimea.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

DGAP-Regulatory: Sberbank: STATEMENT of Material Fact 'On specific...

Regulatory: Sberbank: STATEMENT of Material Fact 'On specific resolutions adopted by the Board of Directors of the issuer' Sberbank / Miscellaneous 16.04.2014 10:34 Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EquityStory.RS, LLC - a company of EQS Group AG.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Hot Spot Gets Cold Shoulder

In the early 1990s, when the German spa town of Baden-Baden was aging and fading, an inflow of Russian money that followed the collapse of the Soviet Union boosted tourism and drove up real-estate prices.

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Daily Mail

Frank Herfort captures post-Soviet projects constructed since the fall of Communism

A photographer spent four years travelling across the former Soviet Union, taking pictures of the grand new buildings constructed since the fall of Communism.

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BroadwayWorld.com

U.S. Premiere of Eugene Onegin Set for Ny City Center, 5/29-6/1

Beginning in May, The Cherry Orchard Festival Foundation will hold its 2nd annual International Arts Festival in New York City.

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Washington Post

Monkey Cage: What Putin gets about soft power

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with All-Russia People's Front activists in his Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, 10 April 2014.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Russia, US News, Liberal Political News

AlertNet

Ukraine crackdown on pro-Moscow separatists gets off to slow start

Russia declared Ukraine on the brink of civil war on Tuesday as Kiev said an "anti-terrorist operation" against pro-Moscow separatists was underway, though the crackdown got off to a slow start, if at all.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Europe, Ukraine, Terrorism

The China Post

Little sign of progress as Obama, Putin speak

Speaking for the first time in more than two weeks, President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin showed little sign of agreement on Monday, with the U.S. leader urging pro-Russian forces to de-escalate the situation in eastern Ukraine and Putin denying that Moscow was interfering in the region.

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