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  1. Britain urges US, Europe to - go further' in countering RussiaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Daily Times

    New British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Tuesday will urge the US and European countries to do more to call out Russia's "malign behavior" and keep Vladimir Putin in check, notably by implementing tough sanctions. "The established rules of international conduct are repeatedly being flouted by major countries like Russia," Hunt was to say in Washington, in his first major policy speech since succeeding Boris Johnson in July.

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  2. U.S. lawmakers seek to impose more sanctions on 'menace' RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    U.S. lawmakers pushed for more aggressive steps to counteract the Russian "menace" on Tuesday, despite Trump administration officials insisting current sanctions were having an effect and vowing to impose more economic pain if Moscow does not change its behavior. FILE PHOTO: National flags of Russia and the U.S. fly at Vnukovo International Airport in Moscow, Russia April 11, 2017.

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  3. UPDATE 1-Russian firms, vessels hit with U.S. sanctions over N. Korea oil transfersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... Bogatyr, Neptun, Partizan, Patriot and Sevastopol. "Ship-to-ship transfers with North Korea-flagged vessels from Russia or elsewhere of any goods being supplied, sold, or transferred to or from (North Korea) are prohibited under the U.N. Security ...

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  4. US adds to growing list of sanctions on RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KGWN

    The Trump administration added to its growing list of sanctions against Russia on Tuesday as U.S. lawmakers urged tighter economic restrictions on Moscow and Britain's top diplomat accused Russia's leader of pursuing policies that are making the world more dangerous. The Treasury Department announced two new actions against Russian targets: blacklisting two companies and two individuals suspected of trying to circumvent U.S. sanctions imposed in June in response to cyberattacks; and against two Russian shipping companies suspected of transferring petroleum products to North Korean vessels in violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions. 4 comments

  5. Nokia's new general director in Russia revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Today.Az

    Former Deputy Minister of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation, Rashid Ismailov, will become General Director of Nokia corporation in Russia, ComNews reported. It is noted that he has already headed the service division of the Nokia corporation in Eastern Europe.

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  6. Microsoft alleges new Russian attacks ahead of midterm electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    ... Jan Surotchak, Europe regional director for the International Republican Institute, blamed the Russian Federation. Russia has repeatedly denied such accusations. "Moscow is actively trying to sway public opinion throughout Europe as a way to expand ...

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  7. The Latest: Envoy: Sanctions based on malicious insinuations Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

    ... Tuesday that the move reflects a "hardheaded, narrow-minded and aggressive approach by the U.S." He added that Russia will respond without hurting its own interests and continue a "calm and methodical work on a constructive agenda." He noted that ...

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  8. Parts of the Arctic are no longer freezing, even in winter, scientists findRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... dioxide and methane. Russian scientist Dr Nikita Zimov sent a team to drill into the top layer of soil at Cherskiy, Russia, in April. The small town in Northern Siberia is one of the coldest places on Earth, with average winter temperatures as low ...

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  9. Russians Targeted Senate and Conservative Think Tanks, Microsoft SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WMAL-AM Washington

    Parts of an operation linked to Russian military intelligence targeting the US Senate and conservative think tanks that advocated for tougher policies against Russia were thwarted last week, Microsoft announced early Tuesday. The disclosure, coming less than three months ahead of the 2018 midterms, demonstrates new ways in which Russia is attempting to destabilize US institutions.

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  10. 2018 CBJ Top 25 Under 25: #11 Vitaly AbramovRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Cannon

    ... August, we'll reveal a new player each weekday based on your ranking. Birthdate: May 8, 1998 Birthplace: Chelyabinsk, Russia Height: 5'9" Weight: 172 lbs Position: Right Wing Acquired: Drafted by Columbus, 2016, Round 3, #65 overall We've heard ...

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  11. Armenia To Manufacture Advanced Kalashnikov RiflesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

    Russia -- A participant fires a Kalashnikov AK-12 assault rifle at the Army-2015 international military-technical forum in Kubinka, outside Moscow, June 17, 2015 An Armenian company plans to manufacture the latest models of Russia's world-famous Kalashnikov assault rifles, the Defense Ministry in Yerevan announced on Tuesday. The ministry spokesman, Artsrun Hovannisian, said the head of the little-known company, Royalsys Engineering, signed in Moscow a manufacturing license contract with a senior executive of Kalashnikov Concern, the state-owned small arms manufacturer.

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  12. VTB Bank ups stake in Novorossiysk Grain PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | World-Grain

    The Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service on Aug. 21 gave preliminary approval to VTB Bank to acquire a 10.93% stake in Novorossiysk Grain Plant, one of the largest grain terminals in Russia. Following the transaction, VTB Bank will have a 33.18% stake in Novorossiysk.

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  13. U.S. Sanctions Russian Ships for North Korea TradeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... fully verified denuclearization of North Korea," Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement. Tensions with Russia also remain high amid the investigation into its interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and whether it colluded ...

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  14. Serbia's Vucic Says Russian Support Is Necessary for Kosovo DealRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic is planning to meet Russia's Vladimir Putin at least twice in the coming months as he Putin has been invited to visit Belgrade this year. The Serbian and Russian leaders are also working to arrange another meeting, possibly in Moscow, Vucic told reporters at an airfield near Belgrade where the Air Force received two refurbished MiG-29 jets from Russia.

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  15. Green Space's 2018-2019 Season Kicks Off Next MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... festivals such as The Illuminated Festival (Newburgh, NY), the International Dance Festival on the Volga (Yaroslavl, Russia) & several festivals in New Orleans including the Infringe Fest, New Orleans Jazz Dance Festival, Zeitgeist, & in March, ...

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  16. Russia says Taliban plan to attend Afghan talks in Moscow - Tue, 21 Aug 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... Ashraf Ghani was giving his holiday message for the Muslim celebrations of Eid al-Adha. (Rahmat Gul / AP) MOSCOW - Russia said Tuesday that the Taliban have accepted an invitation for talks next month, in what promises to be one of the insurgent ...

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  17. Pushing Further into Africa, Russia Signs a New Military AccordRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The New York Times

    ... three, Orkhan Dzhemal, Aleksandr Rastorguev and Kirill Radchenko, died in mysterious circumstances on July 31 in what Russia and the Central African Republic insist was a roadside ambush by unidentified robbers near the town of Sibut. Mikhail ...

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  18. New U.S. Sanctions Target Russia for Defying Rules on North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The New York Times

    The Trump administration announced a series of sanctions on Tuesday targeting Russia, including ships that are delivering Russian oil to North Korea despite ongoing sanctions and marine companies that are supplying Russia's military. The ships, based in Vladivostok and operating for Primorye Maritime Logistics Co.

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  19. Arctic Legends RI0B Roving IOTA DXpedition Set for August 25 - 26Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | QST

    The Arctic Legends RI0B IOTA DXpedition from Arkhangelsk, Russia, to the islands of the Kara Sea is planned for August 25 - 26, but dates are subject to change due to the long route and complex weather conditions. The RI0B call sign was last used for the 2001 Lost Islands expedition led by Victoria Koryukina, RA0BM, which was organized to activate rare islands in the Kara Sea.

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  20. Turkmenistan: Digging your way out of troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | EurasiaNet

    ... pipeline, a project that would presage a possible cash bonanza for Turkmenistan. But a Q&A statement from Russia's Foreign Ministry published on August 17 may have somewhat curbed the ebullience. Moscow's equivocation focused on a Protocol signed by ...

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