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9 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Ukraine truce under threat as heavy...

Heavy fighting erupted around the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, piling further pressure on a precarious nine-day-old truce between the government and separatist fighters. A Ukrainian soldier moves along a trench on the outskirts of the eastern city of Pervomaysk, on September 13, 2014 Large clouds of thick black smoke billowed over the industrial city as the boom of sustained shelling and the rattle of automatic gunfire rang out, AFP reporters witnessed.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Los Angeles Times

U.S., European Union target Russian energy sector with new sanctions

A Ukrainian fighter jumps from a tank in a military camp near the eastern Ukrainian city of Pervomaysk. In a marked escalation of their sanctions campaign against Russia, the United States and the European Union hit the Kremlin on Friday with new penalties for its actions in Ukraine, targeting favored financial, energy and defense businesses.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Hispanic Business

ATC opens season with Christopher Durang Tony winner

So he has said in interview after interview when talking about his Tony-winning play "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," which opens in previews Saturday. Durang has mixed up Chekhovian characters with his own absurdist tendencies to create the Tony-winning play.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Pravda

Russia makes largest breakthrough in global competitiveness rating

Russia climbed up to the 53rd place in the ranking of global competitiveness. The consequences of the crisis in Ukraine may worsen the country's position in the future.

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The Nation

Is Ukraine on the Brink of Tragedy?

A member of Ukrainian self-defense battalion "Donbass" stands at the positions near the town of Pervomaysk As the military conflict in Ukraine's Donbas continues, the ultimate outcome remains far from certain.

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CBS Local

'Your Throne Is Being Threatened By Us': ISIS Sends Warning To Russia, Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with Russian and local figures of culture at the Chekhov museum in Yalta, on Aug. 14, 2014.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Ukraine says Russia plans to block gas flows to Europe

Europe faces the increasing threat of a disruption to gas supplies from its main provider Russia this winter due to the crisis in Ukraine, through which almost half of supplies flow.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

TheBlaze.com

What Russia Just Did in Ukraine Has the U.S. 'Strongly Concerned'

Declaring it had lost patience with Ukraine's stalling tactics, Russia sent over 130 aid trucks rolling into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without the approval of the government in Kiev.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

SFGate

Ship hit by protest unloads, leaves Oakland

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Daily Mail

Russia's 'Star City' where cosmonauts have trained for 50 years

Few outsiders have ever seen it with their own eyes - but one photographer has now gained rare access to the heart of the Russian space programme.

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Weekday Magazine

Italian Architect Of 'Putin's Palace' Granted Russian Passport

Ukraine -- Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with Russian and local Crimean figures of culture at Chekhov museum in Yalta, Crimea, August 14, 2014 Ukraine -- Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with Russian and local Crimean figures of culture at Chekhov museum in Yalta, Crimea, August 14, 2014 The Kremlin has ... (more)

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Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Russian Convoy Set to Enter Ukraine

An agreement to allow Russia to deliver humanitarian aid to eastern Ukraine seems near after Kiev dropped its objections to the fleet of trucks entering its territory.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Age

Heartfelt: Eddie Bronson and Anatoli Torjinki at Camelot Lounge moved and uplifted the audience.

The Russians are the tsars of musical melancholy. From Tchaikovsky to Shostakovich they create sadness so deep as to drown you; so lush as to be sentimental were it not underpinned by an expression of raw suffering.

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