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Proposed legislation that would give native Russian speakers abroad a fast track to Russian citizenship appears designed to lure highly qualified specialists and successful entrepreneurs.
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Russian MPs who have been calling for Crimea to be transferred to the Russian Federation should be included in any sanctions imposed by the EU over the crisis in Ukraine, David Cameron has said.
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I guess I've always been a little bit cynical -- not much, mind you, but enough to cause me to look at the current happenings between Russia and Ukraine with a slightly jaundiced eye.
Emilio Kosterlitzky was born on November 16, 1853 in Moscow, Russia. The son of a Cossack, Kosterlitzky dreamed of growing up to be a cavalry officer but for some reason his parents enlisted him in the Tsar's navy.
Western nations pressed ahead Tuesday with plans to impose sanctions on Russia, with European leaders saying the measures could kick in within days unless Moscow accepts a U.S. proposal for discussions to end the crisis in Ukraine.
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Conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer blasted Edward Snowden's digital appearance at the South by Southwest festival, snarling that he doesn't "want to be lectured by a traitor who speaks from a land that doesn't have a constitution."
Members of the Ukrainian navy watch as a Russian ship enters the port at Sevastopol on March 8. Photo by Baz Ratner/Reuters Unidentified armed men fired in the air as they moved into a Ukrainian naval post in Crimea on Monday in the latest confrontation since Russian military groups seized control of the Black Sea peninsula.
International powers are to meet in London tomorrow to work on drawing up a list of Russian figures who could face asset freezes and travel bans if Moscow fails to de-escalate the current crisis over Ukraine, Prime Minister David Cameron has told MPs.
I recently posted this article: Why Russia No Longer Fears the West . The author, one Ben Judah, made the point that the West lately projects an image of weakness, and Putin has been emboldened by it.
Tonight on ABC's hit drama REVENGE continues after an almost two-month hiatus with a new episode called, "Payback."
Pro-Russian activists attacked a pro-Kiev rally in Crimea with clubs and whips on Sunday as thousands took to the streets across Ukraine in rival demonstrations, escalating separatist tensions in the troubled ex-Soviet state.
'I am very interested in this idea of something becoming nothing, and conversely, nothing becoming something.