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3 hrs ago | Forward

Rabbis Lauded by Vladimir Putin for Fight Against Neo-Nazis

Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked senior rabbis from Israel and Europe for what he called their help in Russia's fight against the revival of Nazism.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Ukraine,

5 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Ukraine rejects truce talks with rebels

Ukraine on Tuesday brushed off strong European pressure and rejected talks with pro-Russian rebels on a truce to halt a bloody insurgency shaking the ex-Soviet nation until they lay down their arms.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Angela Merkel, Germany

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Russia Taday

Fair Russia leader advises severing contact with US officials

Russian center-left politician Sergey Mironov has called for the party's MPs in the State Duma to be extremely cautious when dealing with US officials and politicians, or even refrain from any contact.

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Related Topix: Russia, Asia, World News

Mother Jones

Vladimir Putin Abandons His Erstwhile Allies

As the Ukrainian army chases separatists from the strongholds they've held for months, Moscow has barely said anything - despite its springtime rants about protecting Russians wherever they may be in the world....As I wrote back in May, now that he's sown chaos in Ukraine - but uneager to participate in someone else's civil war - President Vladimir ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine

People

Zac Efron Jumps on the Shirtless Horseback Riding Trend Started by Vladimir Putin and Justin Bieber

What do Zac Efron , Justin Bieber and Vladimir Putin have in common? Two words: Shirtless horsemanship.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Michelle Rodriguez

Washington Examiner

Senators press for more sanctions on Russia

Democratic and Republican senators exasperated with the Obama administration's response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine threatened on Wednesday that Congress will act unilaterally on new sanctions.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Bob Menendez, Republican, Bob Corker

The Baltimore Sun

Dagestan ex-mayor jailed for plotting 'terrorist' attack on rival

A man long relied on by President Vladimir Putin to rule one of Russia's most violent cities was sentenced to 10 years in jail on Wednesday on charges of plotting a "terrorist" attack to kill a political rival.

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Related Topix: Prison, World News, Russia, Asia

Brandon Sun

Lawyer: NSA leaker Edward Snowden asks to extend his asylum in Russia; permit ends this month

Anatoly Kucherena told The Associated Press that Snowden applied to Russia's migration authorities "a long time ago" since his one-year permit is expiring at the end of July.

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Reuters

Fugitive Snowden asks to extend stay in Russia: lawyer

Former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden has asked Moscow to extend his asylum in Russia, his lawyer said on Wednesday.

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Hindustan Times

Russia launches first new space rocket since Soviet era

Russia launched its first new design of space rocket since the Soviet era from the northern military space port of Plesetsk on Wednesday, aiming to break its reliance on foreign suppliers as well as the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia,

CNN

Russian President Putin Blasts Alcoveritas CIO Earl Reginald Stevenson's Remarks

July 8, 2014 - Moscow, Russia - Russian President Putin is expressing dismay at recent statements by Australia's Alcoveritas CIO Earl Reginald Stevenson's recent statements regarding Russia's continued involvement in the Ukraine issue.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Russia,

Tue Jul 08, 2014

News24

.com | Putin to meet with Fidel Castro

Japan's government has approved a reinterpretation of the war-renouncing constitution to allow greater use of military force to defend other countries.

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Related Topix: Fidel Castro, South America, World News, Brazil, Travel, Brazil Travel, Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel, Bolivia Travel, Argentina, Bolivia Travel

St.Petersburg Times

Central Bank to Pick Platform for National Payment System by Mid-July

Central Bank head Elvira Nabiullina. The bank is yet to choose a company to create the new national payment system.

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Foreign Policy

My Missing Mongolia

Beijing has very cautiously supported Russia's annexation of the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine.

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Reuters

No more naked Apollos on Russian banknotes, lawmaker says

Naked images of the Greek God Apollo have graced buildings and paintings for centuries, but his disrobed body has so shocked one Russian lawmaker that he wants to change the country's 100-rouble banknote.

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Related Topix: New-Wave, The Bolshoi

Star-Telegram.com

Slovyansk struggles back after rebels are routed

For the first time in three months, Alla Grebenkova says she can go out on the streets of this city in eastern Ukraine without fear of being recognized as Ukrainian.

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Star-Telegram.com

EU's united front on Russia falling amid gas needs

A clutch of countries is breaking ranks with the EU's efforts to put economic and diplomatic pressure on Russia over Ukraine and building a pipeline meant to carry huge amounts of Russian gas to their doorstep.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Austria, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

The Winnipeg Free Press

Countries' defiance of EU ban on gas pipeline highlights Russia's energy clout in Europe

A clutch of countries is breaking ranks with the EU's efforts to put economic and diplomatic pressure on Russia over Ukraine and building a pipeline meant to carry huge amounts of Russian gas to their doorstep.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Austria, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

National Public Radio

EU's United Front On Russia Falling Amid Gas Needs

A clutch of countries is breaking ranks with the EU's efforts to put economic and diplomatic pressure on Russia over Ukraine and building a pipeline meant to carry huge amounts of Russian gas to their doorstep.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Austria, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

The Indian Express

Barack Obama, Francois Hollande call on Putin to pressure Ukraine rebels

France and the United States have urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to pressure pro-Moscow rebels in eastern Ukraine to agree a dialogue on reaching a ceasefire with Kiev.

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Related Topix: Francois Hollande, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

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