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  1. AFP/GettyRussia Preps Its North Pole InvasionWith fighter jets,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | The Daily Beast

    With fighter jets, bombers, and nuclear-powered icebreakers, the Vladimir Putin regime is staking its claim in the Arctic. Dosveydanya , Santa Claus.


  2. A rare chance to go behind the scenes at RAF CosfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Black Country Bugle

    VISITORS will able to have behind the scenes access to aircraft conservation projects and the chance to speak with the team who make them happen at RAF Museum Cosford this weekend. The Sir Michael Beetham Conservation Centre will once again be opening its doors from Sunday until Saturday from 10.15am-1pm and organisers are expecting thousands of people to attend.


  3. On the Road with "Little Failure," Part IIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | New Yorker

    I'm more than halfway through my monthlong book tour, and the cracks are starting to show. For two weeks, I've been living off a diet of very dark chocolate, various barbecued meats, and Tylenol.


  4. IRIGC-TEC reviews progress in India, Russia bilateral issuesRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 |

    The India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific, Technological and Cultural Cooperation on Wednesday reviewed the progress in bilateral issues between the two nations. New Delhi was represented by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, while Moscow was represented by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.


  5. India, Russia agree to boost economic and trade tiesRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 |

    Ahead of the bilateral summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin in December, both countries Wednesday held the 20th India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission Meeting here during which the entire gamut of bilateral ties, especially cooperation in areas including hydrocarbons, civil aviation and infrastructure, was discussed. The meeting of the Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific, Technological and Cultural Cooperation was co-chaired by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.


  6. Usahov bravery medal for Arctic veteran JohnnyRead the original story

    May 11, 2014 | Galloway Today

    Ninety-two year old Arctic Convoy veteran Johnny McBryde from Port William will be presented with the prestigious Ushakov medal for bravery by the Russian Consulate General in Glasgow on Friday. Johnny has been specially invited by the Russian government to the City Chambers to receive his medal at noon as a thank you for his time serving on HMS Obedient during World War Two in the freezing waters of the North Atlantic taking vital supplies to Murmansk to help keep the then USSR in the war on the side of the Allies against Nazi Germany.


  7. WWII veteran receives Russian bravery awardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2014 | Londonderry Today

    On Friday Arthur Beales, a 90-year-old veteran of WWII, found himself in Belfast at the harbour Office, where he was one of just 17 ex-servicemen from Northern Ireland to receive Russia's highest award for bravery - the Ushakov Medal. He and the other veterans received their awards from the Russian Ambassador, who told them that the Arctic Convoys were "a brilliant and one of the toughest operations in the Allied effort to bring about the Victory".


  8. Pink October Raises Cancer AwarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | St.Petersburg Times

    On average, only 40 percent of women in Russia regularly have a breast examination, often because they are not aware of the threat. Photo: for SPT Up to 94 percent of women suffering from breast cancer can be saved if the illness is diagnosed in the early stages, doctors say.


  9. Iceland conference draws on hopes, concerns for changing ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... through all of the economies in one of the least inhabited regions of the globe. Short on human capital -- Murmansk, Russia, population 311,000, is the Arctic's largest city -- the region largely lacks a base upon which to build a knowledge-based ...


  10. Konchalovsky's Stoic Ode to IsolationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The St. Petersburg Times

    A still from Andrei Konchalovsky's 'The Postman's White Nights.' Photo: KINO Festival des Films de Russie et d'ailleurs Andrei Konchalovsky's latest film, which earned him a Silver Lion at the Venice film festival last month, is one of three notable films made recently set in the Russian north.


  11. Arctic convoy veteran awarded Russian medalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Hereford Times

    Thomas Chandler has been given a medal by the Russian embassy in London for his efforts in the Arctic convoys during world war two. 1444_7001 Thomas Chandler has been given a medal by the Russian embassy in London for his efforts in the Arctic convoys during world war two.


  12. Putin's play in jeopardyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Globe and Mail

    Standing in the middle of a historic district of Moscow, the offices of Shtokman Development AG look massive, modern-and completely abandoned. What was supposed to be the largest and most expensive gas project in the world-with enough reserves to supply the planet for a year-today employs just 30 people.


  13. Rhetorical or real, is Russian expansionism threatening the Arctic?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    In October 1987, Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev declared, "The Soviet Union is in favor of a radical lowering of the level of military confrontation in the region. Let the North of the globe, the Arctic, become a zone of peace."


  14. Norway: Sami voices not heard in Finnmark liberation ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    On the day where messages of thanks and remembrance are flying fast between the Norwegian and Russian peoples gathered in Kirkenes, the Sami felt excluded. There was a large delegation from Russia, there was Norwegian royalty and there was a full brass band, but there were no indigenous representatives in the 70th anniversary liberation ceremony for Finnmark. 1 comment

  15. Six signs you might like the extreme sport of winter 'ice' swimmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 |

    ... Russian Winter Swimming Championships in Siberia Dec. 10-14 and the World Championships of Ice Swimming in Murmansk, Russia in March 2015. These U.S. citizens have already embraced the sport of winter 'ice' swimming and are promoting it through the ...


  16. Arctic Ice Melt Doubles Risk of Frigid Eurasian Winters, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Mashable

    ... sea ice in one particular slice of the Arctic. Located to the east-northeast of Norway and off the coast of Murmansk, Russia, sea ice in the Barents and Kara Seas has declined precipitously since the late 1970s, with the biggest departures from ...


  17. War veteran: 'I was lucky to make it back in one piece'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Watford Observer

    Stan Parker, of Rudolph Road, has received the Uskakov medal for his service in protecting aid convoys to northern Russia. The medal symoblises the brave journey taken by soldiers to deliver essential supplies such as food, clothing, fuel and ammunition to Russia.


  18. Chester C. PhilbrickRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Observer

    ... As a gunner on Liberty ship, the USS Francis Scott Key, he was a survivor of the "Forgotten Convoy" to Murmansk, Russia in 1943, where the supply convoys braved Arctic temperatures, ice floes, and constant German bombardment to reach the Russian ...


  19. Ukrainian Refugees Flee To Russian ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | LBC 97.3

    More than 800,000 refugees have crossed the border into Russia since the start of the year, according to the UN's refugee agency . With the country heading to the polls today for parliamentary elections, the situation in the east remains dangerously unstable, despite the ceasefire supposedly in place. 1 comment

  20. Russia is Creating Underwater Combat Robots to Protect its Arctic TerritoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | International Business Times

    Eureka Sound on Ellesmere Island in the Canadian Arctic is seen in a NASA Operation IceBridge survey picture taken March 25, 2014. IceBridge is a six-year NASA airborne mission which will provide a yearly, multi-instrument look at the behavior of the Greenland and Antarctic ice, according to NASA.