Leningradskaya Oblast', Russia Newswire

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  1. Russian writer sparks war of words by joining Ukraine rebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Nation

    One of Russia's best known novelists, Zakhar Prilepin, has sparked a bitter row among top writers by revealing he is now fighting with pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine. Prilepin is acclaimed for novels drawing on his experiences of serving with Russian forces in Chechnya and as a member of a banned radical nationalist group, and has won some of Russia's top literary awards.

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  2. Wary of divided loyalties, a Baltic state reaches out to its RussiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    Estonian army conscript soldiers attend a tactical training in the military training field near Tapa, Estonia February 16, 2017. Picture taken February 16, 2017.

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  3. Newsmax Exclusive: The Looming Battle Between Trump and PutinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | News Max

    A company of unidentified armed men slips across the Narva River from Russia into Estonia. They quickly fan out across the Estonian city of Narva, where 82 percent of the residents are ethnic Russians.

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  4. How Russian Immigrants Taught Us What It Means To Be AmericanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Forward

    Almost 40 years ago, when my husband and I were newlyweds, I spotted a flier on a bulletin board asking about volunteers to assist Russian Jewish immigrants moving to the Twin Cities. "Let's do it," I told my husband.

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  5. The President and RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | National Review Online

    Just under a week ago, Germany's parliamentary assembly elected Frank-Walter Steinmeier as the country's new president. Steinmeier is a member of the Social Democratic Party , the left-hand side of Angela Merkel's governing coalition.

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  6. Elif Batuman and the Fiction of Everyday LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Publishers' Weekly

    In the summer of 2015, Elif Batuman was at the Santa Maddalena Foundation in Tuscany, trying to write a book. The foundation is a rural estate turned refuge for writers, a species forever in need of more time.

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  7. Severstal receives certificate for cryogenic steel productionRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | AK&M

    Severstal has been certified for the production of cold-resistant cryogenic steel, the company informed. Today, the company can produce cryogenic steel at its Mill 5000 in Kolpino and is mastering the production technology at Mill 2800 of Cherepovets Steel Mill .

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  8. Capturing the essence of Pushkin, the revered poet killed in a duel at 37Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Washington Post

    It's a sad fact that in a lot of 19th-century English-language fiction people of mixed race are regularly presented as double-crossing villains or diabolical sirens. So it's heartening to remember that two giants of world literature, Alexandre Dumas, author of " The Three Musketeers ," and Alexander Pushkin, Russia's most revered poet, were both rightly proud of their black heritage: Dumas' father, the son of a Haitian slave, rose to become one of Napoleon's generals, while Pushkin's great-grandfather, slightly fictionalized, is the romantic hero of "The Moor of Peter the Great."

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  9. Age of AngerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | OpEdNews

    Every once in a while a book comes out that rips the zeitgeist, shining on like a crazy diamond. Age of Anger , by Pankaj Mishra, author of the also-seminal From the Ruins of Empire, might as well be the latest avatar.

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  10. Advice from VladimirRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | HistoryNet

    For nearly eight years-since April/May 2009-the magazine has been running a short feature called "Reading List," which gives readers a glimpse of the bookshelves of eminent individuals with a passion for World War II. It's a revealing mix, ranging from former secretary of state Madeline Albright, whose family fled Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia in 1938, to rock musician Lemmy, late bassist of MotA rhead and an avid collector of Nazi memorabilia.

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  11. Faberge And His EggsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Weekday Magazine

    They are some of the most exquisite objects ever created and, a century after the last Faberge Egg was created, in 1917, the tiny treasures continue to fascinate for both their beauty and the tragic story that entangled them. A tradition was hatched in 1885 when Tsar Aleksandr III commissioned Peter Carl Faberge to create an Easter gift for his wife, the tsarina.

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  12. What keeps Putin awake at night?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | The Hill

    " N 2 ' 3 4 3 2 N N N N N N o 1 N 1 2N - N N 1 4N N 1 2 1 2N 1 N 3 4N< 1 2N 1! " -Alexander Pushkin, The Captain's Daughter Russian President Vladimir Putin presents himself as the champion of the Russian people worldwide, the embodiment of Russian nationalism, but this is a fraud. The nationalists believed his claims that he cared about Russian prestige, traditions, and religious values, and supported him; but now they believe he has betrayed them.

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  13. Severstal expands range of goods at Mill 5000 in KolpinoRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | AK&M

    Severstal has expanded the range of goods produced at its Mill 5000 in Kolpino, the company informed. In particular, the company started producing the 70 mm thick F500W high-strength steel following its certification by the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping.

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  14. Journalist: Russia's Interference Is An 'Assault On The Western Liberal Order'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | WNED

    Harding served as Moscow bureau chief for the British newspaper The Guardian from 2007 until 2011. During his tenure, Russian agents followed him, tapped his phone and repeatedly broke into his home.

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  15. Ford Sollers increased exports of cars 4 times in 2016Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 26 | AK&M

    In 2016, JV Ford Sollers increased exports more than 4 times supplying 880 Ford automobiles of the Russian manufacture, the company's press service informed. The highest demand was for the Ford Transit, Ford Focus and Ford Fiesta models which accounted for 26%, 25% and 24% of the total exports, respectively.

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  16. Andrei Piontkovskiy: Situation In Belarus Appears One Of Thrilling Plots In 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | Charter97

    The situation in Belarus remains very serious now. In the opinion of famous Russian political analyst Andrei Piontkovskiy , and attempt of a hybrid overturn and the divestment Aliaksandr Lukashenka off power is ongoing.

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  17. St. Petersburg Philharmonic to Perform Shostakovich and Brahms at Cherry Orchard FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The legendary St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Russia's oldest musical ensemble, returns to New York on Saturday, March 4 to celebrate its 135th anniversary with a concert at Carnegie Hall , led by its esteemed Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, Yuri Temirkanov. Maestro Temirkanov celebrates his 80th birthday in 2017, and has led the orchestra for nearly thirty years having made his debut with the ensemble 50 years ago.

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  18. Images of Russia then and nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | Anniston Star

    World War II memorials are seen in March near an ornate church in Yaroslavl, Russia. Photo: Kristin Shaulis/The Anniston Star World War II memorials are seen in March near an ornate church in Yaroslavl, Russia.

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  19. Russian Invasion Talk Poses Economic Risk for Tiny NeighborRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Bloomberg

    Estonian volunteers participate in a military training during Utria Assault, the NATO member's biggest annual military competition, on January 14, 2017 in Narva. Baseless reports of elevated security risks from Russia represent a threat to Estonia's business climate, the Baltic country's prime minister said.

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  20. What Russians do to know about their futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | The Times of India

    Russian women traditionally hold such fortune-telling rituals between Orthodox Christmas on January 7 and the Orthodox Epiphany on January 19, when believers plunge into icy water to commemorate the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist. MOSCOW: "A horse's head - that means a man," says Muscovite Yekaterina Kostrikina as she watches hot wax harden in a glass of cold water.

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