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Accused government whistleblower Edward Snowden is seen on a screen as he speaks via video conference with members of the Committee on legal Affairs and Human Rights of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe during an hearing on "mass surveillance" at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, April 8, 2014.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Giancarlo Stanton calls for time after belting a three-run double in the second inning of Saturday's victory over the Astros.
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.
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.
In this Wednesday, July 3, 2013, file photo, Russian Federal Security Service Chief Alexander Bortnikov attends a meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow.
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)
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.
Marina V will be coming to Brush on this coming Sunday to perform a free concert - thanks to local residents.
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.
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.
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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