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18 hrs ago | PittsburghLive.com

Vacation thread: Thursday, July 10

I'm on vacation until July 21 but, because the blog never rests, one of these threads will go up every morning to provide a discussion forum.

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Related Topix: Russia, World News

22 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

Nairit chemical plant employees stage rally, promised solution

Before the start of the regular Cabinet meeting Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan came down to meet the protesters.

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Yesterday | Towleroad

Gay Olympian Documentary To Air On EPIX, Shot In Secret During Sochi

The presence of gays and gay athletes in Sochi, Russia during the Winter Olympics was a source of a never-ending stream of news stories , both the tragic and the triumphant .

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Yesterday | Avia.Ru

S7 Airlines celebrates the 10th anniversary of the entry into service of its first Airbus aircraft

S7 Airlines, member of oneworld global alliance, celebrates the 10th anniversary of the entry into service of its first Airbus aircraft.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Commercial Aircraft, Russia, World News, Asia,

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Art Daily

Exhibition of stamps of the Principality of Liechtenstein on view at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art

The exhibition comprises 28 series of postage stamps of Liechtenstein issued at different periods in the past .

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Liechtenstein, Russia, Asia,

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Russia to allow gambling in Sochi

Russia spent $51 billion on the Winter Olympics, leaving many companies that invested in the city wondering how they were going to recoup their money.

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Pravda

NATO ships will sink in ten minutes should they attack Russia

The number of NATO ships in the waters of the Black Sea today is larger than it was during the days of the Soviet Union.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Military, US Navy,

Current in Carmel

July Gallery Walk to feature new artist exhibits

This July's Gallery Walk through the Carmel Arts & Design District will feature prizes, free caricature drawing and new art exhibits.

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Related Topix: Russia, World News, Indiana

PittsburghLive.com

Vacation thread: Tuesday, July 8

I'm on vacation until July 21 but, because the blog never rests, one of these threads will go up every morning to provide a discussion forum.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

'Corrections Class' ('Class Correktsi'): Kinotavr Review

Russian director Ivan Tverdovsky's drama, winner of the prize for Best Debut at Sochi's Kinotavr festival, explores the dynamics amongst a group of disabled teenagers Offering further evidence that - in the wake of 2012's Anton's Right Here and the recent Cannes Critics' Week winner The Tribe - the former Soviet Union is a lousy place to raise ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Family, Teenagers, Kids,

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Sunday Herald

'Why Glasgow must not be seen to be following Putin's lead at Games'

Ahead of the event, the Russian government enacted tough anti-homosexual laws, amid reports of rising violence against the country's LGBTI community.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Prison, Opinion

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The St. Petersburg Times

Sochi and Crimea Pegged as Future Gambling Zones

Analysts suggest Crimea's budget could get a 25 billion ruble boost annually by establishing a gambling zone.

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PittsburghLive.com

First pitch: Pirates-Phillies

Here's TribLIVE's Pirates page and our Bucco Blog . Rob Biertempfel and Travis Sawchik are on the scene for the Trib.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Arka News Agency

Armenian, Russian premiers to meet in Sochi soon

YEREVAN, July 3. / ARKA /. Armenian and Russian prime ministers, Hovik Abrahamyan and Dmitry Medvedev, will meet on July 11 in Sochi, Russia.

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Russia Taday

Midas touch: Golden 'Putinphones' (at $4,350 each) sell out in just 1 day

A limited series of 44 golden iPhones featuring the portrait of Russian leader Vladimir Putin has been sold in just one day.

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

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Washington Blade

Anti-LGBT crackdown continues under Russia propaganda law

Russian LGBT rights advocates say rates of harassment and violence have increased over the last year since a law banning so-called gay propaganda to minors took effect.

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Related Topix: Russia, Asia, Gay/Lesbian, Vladimir Putin, Transgender

Knoxville News Sentinel

Knoxville.com's fun things to do

Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center in Townsend will recognize the service men and women of the community from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, July 3. Guests from the Townsend Police Department, Volunteer Fire Department, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Rangers will visit and talk to families about their efforts in the area.

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Related Topix: Townsend, TN, US National Parks, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg, TN, World News, Russia, Sports

Tue Jul 01, 2014

PittsburghLive.com

Kickoff: Riverhounds-Dutch Lions

Dejan Kovacevic, a lifelong Pittsburgher, is an award-winning sports columnist for Trib Total Media covering the Steelers, Penguins, Pirates, Pitt and, recently, his fourth Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

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The St. Petersburg Times

Yakunin Says Answer to Ukraine Lies in Past

Vladimir Yakunin is convinced that Ukraine's forced amputation from Russia is a triumph for Otto von Bismarck, who plotted the whole thing in the 19th century.

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Related Topix: Ukraine Travel, Europe Travel, Russia Travel, Vladimir Putin, World News, Russia

Chattanoogan.com

Earl Brackin Band Plays At River City Sessions July 11

The River City Sessions will feature the Earl Brackin Band on Friday, July 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the Camp House.

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