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Wednesday | Switched

Was David Duchovny's Family from Ukraine or Russia?

There's been quite a fuss about a nationalistic, Russian beer commercial David Duchovny made not long ago - especially given that he recently discovered that his roots are actually in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, World News, Russia, Ukraine

Fri Jul 25, 2014

TIME.com

Experts: MH17 Victims Could Have Remained Conscious During Fall

A firefighter and an armed man look at the remains and the corpses of passengers aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that was shot down over eastern Ukraine, July 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Europe, World News, Poland, Russia

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Telegraph

The accidental writer who travelled far

In the Footsteps of Afanasii Nikitin: Travels through Eurasia and India in the Twenty First Century By Hari Vasudevan, Manohar, Rs 1,195 This book is a record of a mainly overland, 47-day expedition in 2006-7 from north Russia to present-day Karnataka of three vehicles and a motley complement of passengers including the author.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, India, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Foreign Policy

How the Polish Right Is Making Political Hay Out of MH17

"This Is How Putin Kills." That was the headline emblazoned Monday across the cover of the right-wing Polish magazine wSieci .

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Poland, Russia, Asia, Lech Kaczynski, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Georgia

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Switched

Malaysian Airlines Massacre: Vladimir Putin and Katyn Forest Version 2.0

The horrific destruction of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 is one of those rare events that shocks the conscience of the entire world.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Russia, Asia, The Federation, Alternative, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777,

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Malaysia Airlines Crash: 'Dangerous' British student with...

Beness Aijo, 29, was under house arrest in Latvia on Saturday night where security sources say he is "a dangerous and influential individual".

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Malaysia, Terrorism, Russia

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Sweden Defeated at the Battle of Poltava

It is widely believed to have been the beginning of Sweden's decline as a Great Power; as Russia took their place as the leading nation of north-eastern Europe.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Ukraine, Poland, Belarus,

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Atlantic

The Graffiti That Made Germany Better

One Thursday in March, Angela Merkel, the chancellor of Germany, strode the light-bathed halls of the Reichstag building in Berlin on her way to its plenary hall, to address Germany's parliament on Russian aggression in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Travel, Germany Travel, Europe Travel, Angela Merkel, World News, Russia, Asia, Suicide, Asia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel

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