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8 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.


Related Topix: World News, Armenia, Russia

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.


Related Topix: Prison, Riot, World News, Russia

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, World News, Russia, Vladimir Putin

Bellingham Herald

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.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, South America, Brazil

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily Mail

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)


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Russia, Conservatives (UK)

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.


Related Topix: Great Bend, KS, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, World News, Russia, University of Missouri Kansas City

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)


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Russia, Malaysia, Air Accidents, Netherlands,

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


Related Topix: Russia

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.


Related Topix: Russia, World News,

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.

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

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.


Related Topix: Russia, World News

Wed Jul 23, 2014


World's Longest Suspension Bridge and Bungee Jump Heaven Opens in Sochi, Russia

The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge just opened in Sochi National Park, Russia.


Related Topix: Russia, World News

St.Petersburg Times

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.


Related Topix: World News, Russia

Merced Sun-Star

Martin Schram: A world held hostage

We are not talking here about unfortunate captives who are held hostage by rogues, thugs and tyrants.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Vladimir Putin, Russia,

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.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Science / Technology, NASA, Space, World News, Russia


F1 will respect Russia GP contract - Ecclestone

Jul.23 Bernie Ecclestone has moved to dismiss doubts about this year's inaugural Russian grand prix.


Related Topix: Russia, World News, Vladimir Putin

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.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Russia, World News

Armenian Liberty

Press Review

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)


Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Russia


Sochi airport will operate in open skies mode over the next three years

Over the next three years non-residents of Russia will have better access to Sochi airport, Komsomolskaya Pravda reports with reference to press-service of Sochi administration.


Related Topix: Russia, World News, Asia, Russia Travel, Travel, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Tupolev Tu-204, Tupolev Aircraft