6 hrs ago
Silicon Alley Insider
Despite The New Sanctions, Putin's Position Within Russia Still Appears Secure
Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives at the Planalto Palace before a meeting with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff in Brasilia, July 14, 2014.
18 hrs ago
Arka News Agency
Ethnic Armenian nominated for post of Russian city mayor
YEREVAN, July 29. / ARKA /. Ethnic Armenian Ishkhan Zakaryan is nominated to run for the post of mayor of Sochi, a Black Sea resort city in southern Russia, by the local branch of Just Russia party, the local newspaper 'Yerkramas' reported.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
The Raw Story
Pussy Riot takes Kremlin to European court of human rights for 'punk prayer' imprisonment
Two members of the feminist group Pussy Riot are suing the Russian government in the European court of human rights over their imprisonment for a 2012 "punk prayer" protest at a Moscow cathedral.
The Bennington Banner
Russia ordered to pay $50 billion over Yukos
An international court on Monday ordered Russia to pay more than $50 billion to the former majority shareholders of now defunct oil company Yukos, ruling that the state engaged in a ruthless campaign to destroy what was once the country's biggest oil producer.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
A Russian police helicopter guards the Russia's booster rocket Soyuz-FG with the space capsule Soyuz TMA-11M that will carry new crew to the International Space Station as the rocket is transported from hangar to the launch pad at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013.
Suggests halt to Olympics spending
Even as the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, was winding down, the destruction of large tracts in Rio de Janeiro was already well under way in preparation for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Nick Clegg joins calls for Russia to be stripped of 2018 World Cup...
Mr Clegg has said allowing it to go ahead without a change of course by Putin would make the world look 'so weak and so insincere' in condemnation Nick Clegg has joined calls for Russia to face the axe as hosts of the 2018 World Cup as part of tougher sanctions over the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine Nick Clegg ... (more)
Great Bend Tribune
Former Great Bend resident Bryan Pinkall says his knowledge of world...
Dr. Bryan Pinkall, who grew up in Great Bend, recently drove home from Manhattan and broke the news to his parents, Michelle and Gary, with a short video that he had a special vacation planned in August.
International Business Times
Malaysian Airlines Flight 17: Putin's Daughter Flees The...
While the bodies of 51 Dutch citizens killed in the July 17 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 were being repatriated back to The Netherlands on Thursday, within the same week, Maria Putin fled the country when Dutch found that the daughter of Russian President Vladimir Putin strokes a Persian leopard during his visit to the Persian Leopard ... (more)
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Armenia to become full member of EEU in January: Armenian PM
Tengrinews, Kazakhstan July 24 2014 Armenia to become full member of EEU in January: Armenian PM Thursday, 24.07.2014, 17:30 Armenia will become a full member of the the Eurasian Economic Union on January 1, 2015, Tengrinews reports citing NEWS.am.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Ukraine air tragedy. Remember Siberia Air in 2001?
I have seen no mention in western media coverage of the Malaysian 17 air tragedy of a similar tragedy involving a Russian civilian aircraft on 4 October 2001 of Siberia Air Flight 1812, a Tu-154 en route from Tel Aviv to Novosibirsk that was downed by a Ukrainian Su-200 that hit the aircraft at 36,000 feet with a loss of 66 passengers & 12 crew.
Voice of America
Column: Russians Grapple with Conflicting MH17 Accounts
A pro-Russian fighter guards the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines jet near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine, July 19, 2014.
LMN 7-24-14 A water rant this time.
Welcome to the latest installment of Moveageddon. I'm headed home today to sit and wait for the Internet Guy who never called even though we had an appointment.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Amid international indignation at Russia over the crisis in Ukraine,...
Amid international indignation at Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, the English Football Association said that it would be premature to strip Russia of the right to host the 2018 World Cup.
Martin Schram: A world held hostage
We are not talking here about unfortunate captives who are held hostage by rogues, thugs and tyrants.
Criminal Report Daily
10 Signs We're in a Cold War
Putin versus Obama, missile shoot-downs, propaganda wars and sanctions: Relations between Russia and the United States have sunk to lows not seen since the Cold War period of the early 1960s to late 1980s.
F1 will respect Russia GP contract - Ecclestone
Jul.23 Bernie Ecclestone has moved to dismiss doubts about this year's inaugural Russian grand prix.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Wall Street Journal
End of the Putin Puzzle?
Perhaps what we've been actually watching since the start of 2014 has been the last chapter of Vladimir Putin's rule.
In a written reply to "Haykakan Zhamanak's" questions regarding Armenia's accession to the Eurasian Economic Union , in particular, to the question on whether there are any economic and political issues that obstruct the process, Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs says: "We highly evaluate the work done by experts in the matter of Armenia's ... (more)