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2 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Reflections of a special envoy

In my long diplomatic career I have been appointed as a special envoy on three occasions: once by the United Nations secretary-general, Dr Boutros Boutros-Ghali, and twice by the second prime minister of Singapore, Mr Goh Chok Tong.

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3 hrs ago | West Australian

Hague court to order Russia to pay $50 billion in Yukos case - paper

Shareholders in defunct oil giant Yukos won a court battle against Russia in one of the largest-ever commercial legal cases, in which Moscow must pay $50 billion for expropriating the assets, Kommersant daily said, citing unnamed sources.

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5 hrs ago | China Daily

US-Russia relations frosty

Russia relations are at a low point not seen for more than a decade, but chilled ties between the two are unlikely to plunge the world headlong into another Cold War, experts here said.

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14 hrs ago | Canada.com

Rise of the nation, fall of the world?

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.

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19 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Horsey tops McGrane to win Russian Open

Giancarlo Stanton calls for time after belting a three-run double in the second inning of Saturday's victory over the Astros.

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Yesterday | Erie Times News

In Brief: Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk

Ukrainian officials said their forces advanced to the outskirts of a key town north of Donetsk on Saturday as they try to retake the stronghold held for months by pro-Russia rebels.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sunday Herald

Putin in meltdown

The move came at the end of a week that has seen slow progress in removing the remains of the 298 victims to the Netherlands for identification, and mounting pressure on Vladimir Putin as the United States and the European Union toughened their sanctions aimed at forcing him to accept responsibility for the crisis.

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Examiner.com

Time for cub Obama to stop playing and help Ukraine rein in the Russian bear

President Barack Obama has never felt more liberated as his presidency winds down and likens himself to a bear who has finally been let out of his cage.

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GlobalNews

EU sanctions will weaken fight against international terrorism: Russia

In this Wednesday, July 3, 2013, file photo, Russian Federal Security Service Chief Alexander Bortnikov attends a meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow.

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Russia Taday

EU adds Russia's intelligence director, Chechnya leader to its sanctions list

This combo of photos shows Aleksandr Bortnikov, Nikolay Patrushev, Mikhail Fradkov and Ramzan Kadirov.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Groong

Is the Grass Greener in Pro-EU Georgia?

Is the Grass Greener in Pro-EU Georgia? Thursday, July 24th, 2014 http://asbarez.com/125286/is-the-grass-greener-in-pro-eu-georgia/ A border corssing between Armenia and Georgia BY MARIANNA GRIGORYAN >From EurasiaNet It only requires a glance at the dance-floor showdown in the Soviet cult-comedy "Mimino" to see that competition between the tiny ... (more)

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Free Republic

UKRAINE: Brothers and sisters, a summary of July 25: the Bad News...

As for the fact that Russia is killing our boys not only the hands of their mercenaries in the Donbas, but also the hands of soldiers and officers of his army, we had no doubt.

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Fort Morgan Times

Marina V concert Sunday

Marina V will be coming to Brush on this coming Sunday to perform a free concert - thanks to local residents.

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The Washington Post

Russiaa s war on McDonalda s takes aim at the Filet-o-Fish

Russia said earlier this week that it had no intention of answering Western sanctions by making it harder for Western companies to conduct business in Russia.

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WireNews+Co

Washington Is Escalating The Orchestrated Ukrainian "Crisis" To War

Despite the conclusion by US intelligence that there is no evidence of Russian involvement in the destruction of the Malaysian airliner and all lives onboard, Washington is escalating the crisis and shepherding it toward war.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash

In this file photo taken on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and CEO of state-controlled Russian oil company Rosneft Igor Sechin speak during a signing ceremony of cooperation agreements with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Ballet San Jose Kicks Off International Tour of CARMEN with Natalia...

Ballet San Jose Artistic Director Jos Manuel Carreo has announced that the Company has been invited to tour with celebrated former Bolshoi Ballet stars Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev in performances in Southern California, Moscow and London this summer.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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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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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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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