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11 hrs ago | US News & World Report

U.S. Sends 600 Airborne Infantry Troops to Poland, Baltics

Members of the 173rd Airborne Brigade perform a training jump in Germany in 2011.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Italy, Russia

18 hrs ago | WMDT

Navalny's conviction in Russia a chilling message

A Moscow justice of the peace did not just fine Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny $8,400 on Tuesday for slandering a lawmaker, she left the door open to locking up the Kremlin's most vocal critic in prison for years.

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Related Topix: Prison, World News, Russia

22 hrs ago | Fight Aging!

An Interview With Mikhail Batin

Do you want to live a longer life in good health? Simple practices can make some difference, such as exercise or calorie restriction.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Russia, World News

Mon Apr 21, 2014

PittsburghLive.com

First pitch: Pirates-Reds

Here's TribLIVE's Pirates page . And here's our Bucco Blog with all the pitching matchups, lineups, etc.

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Related Topix: Russia, World News

The Huffington Post

A Radiant Light From Across the Pond

"Russia needs to understand that there are millions of people worldwide who are offended by the Russian government's treatment of the LGBT community at the moment," stated Babsi Pusca.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Gay/Lesbian

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Vladimir Putin's terrific, triumphant, all good, totally awesome year

Admit it. You wish you were Vladimir Putin right now. Enemies fear him. Allies are grateful to him.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News, Russia, Opinion

Sat Apr 19, 2014

PittsburghLive.com

First pitch: Pirates-Brewers

Here's TribLIVE's Pirates page . And here's our Bucco Blog with all the pitching matchups, lineups, etc.

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Related Topix: Russia, World News

Fri Apr 18, 2014

EurasiaNet

Russia: The Changing Islamic Insurgency

With the Kremlin's attention fixated on Ukraine, the Caucasus Emirate, a terrorist group fighting to establish an independent Islamic state in the North Caucasus, threatens to undermine Russian domestic security in new ways.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Terrorism,

Channelnewsasia.com

Turkey to seek price reduction for Russian gas

Energy-dependent Turkey will ask for a discount on the price of the gas it buys from Russia, its energy minister said, with tension over Ukraine a background factor.

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Related Topix: Turkey, Middle East, World News, Russia

Bloomberg

Shell Plans Russian Expansion With Putin Support for Sakhalin-2

Royal Dutch Shell Plc plans to expand the Sakhalin-2 oil and gas project in Russia's Far East , the country's only producer of liquefied natural gas, as it seeks to boost its presence in the Asian energy market.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin,

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

First rescued Sochi dog finds a home in Ormond-by-the-Sea DAYTONA...

"It's one of those bittersweet moments," said Mike Erthal, business manager for Daytona's ARNI Foundation, as the 5-month-old mixed breed plopped down for one last belly rub.

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Related Topix: Russia, World News, Florida

Free Republic

Is Vladimir Putin Another Adolf Hitler?

As Mein Kampf makes clear, Hitler sought to unite all the people of German speech and culture into one state, or Reich, preferably by peaceful negotiation, otherwise by war and conquest... Today's drift toward war with Russia seems like a replay of the past.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Russia, Ukraine, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

Hot Air

American super-patriot to Putin: Russia doesn't conduct mass...

Ed flagged this earlier but I want to make sure people see the clip. Apparently not even Snowden journalist/spokesman Glenn Greenwald knew this was coming, since here's the best he could do this morning by way of spin: Snowden should storm the Kremlin, take their surveillance docs & demand to be sent to the US: just like his brave patriotic critics ... (more)

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Related Topix: Journalism, World News, Russia, Vladimir Putin, US News

Foreign Policy

Snowden Called in to Putin's Telethon. Does That Really Make Him a Kremlin Pawn?

One of the pleasures in writing about Edward Snowden is his predilection for the absurd.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Vladimir Putin,

Just-food.com

RUSSIA: Retailer Lenta posts 14% rise in Q1 LFL sales

Russian retailer Lenta has announced a 13.6% increase in like-for-like sales for the first quarter of the year.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia

The Daily Advance

Temps fail to chill spirits at Special Olympics

Roughly 300 volunteers, 149 athletes and hundreds more braved chilly wind Wednesday morning for the annual five-county Special Olympics at Northeastern High School.

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Related Topix: Elizabeth City, NC, World News, Russia

Wed Apr 16, 2014

PittsburghLive.com

Podcast: Calls, calls, calls

Today's TribLIVE Radio podcast began with a wonderful string of your calls on Penguins-Jackets, the Pirates' speed bumps, the Steelers' draft and more.

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Related Topix: Russia, World News

EDGE

Co-Creator of Russia's 'Homosexual Propaganda' Law Wants to Ban Gay Bars

One of Russia's lawmakers who helped create the infamous "homosexual propaganda" bill, which was signed into law by President Vladimir Putin last summer, is now urging for all gay clubs and LGBT social media pages to be banned, Gay Star News reports.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, World News, Russia, Vladimir Putin, Asia,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Hot Spot Gets Cold Shoulder

In the early 1990s, when the German spa town of Baden-Baden was aging and fading, an inflow of Russian money that followed the collapse of the Soviet Union boosted tourism and drove up real-estate prices.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Germany,

EurasiaNet

Crimea: Putin's Pyrrhic Victory?

It seems that Russians want to have their cake, eat it too and get someone else to pay for it.

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Related Topix: Russia, World News

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