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4 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

Obama, Putin discuss Ukraine, missile treaty

The presidential flag is readied in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington on Friday after it was announced that President Barack Obama will deliver a statement.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Prison, Vladimir Putin, World News, Senator Marco Rubio, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican

8 hrs ago | Switched

The Zoo Of The Future Has No Cages -- And Looks AMAZING

Imagine a mirrored pod that takes you down a river, so you can see elephants who don't even realize they're in a zoo.

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Related Topix: World News, Morocco, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England

12 hrs ago | Daily Star

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Driver Eric Avdeyev had been drinking with friends to celebrate his 30th birthday before he turned up for work at a transport company and set off in his lorry.

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21 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Large police contingent heads to MH17 site

The Australian government is increasingly confident it will be only a matter of days before the remaining bodies of MH17 victims and their effects are transported from the crash site in eastern Ukraine.

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Related Topix: World News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

21 hrs ago | Charter97

West's sanctions against Russia to affect Belarus

The new sanctions imposed by the EU and the US on Moscow are coming into effect.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News,

Thu Jul 31, 2014

OpEdNews

The Belarus Free Theatre: Committing Dangerous Acts

For those existing in the cultural space, art and life are intrinsically entwined.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, World News, US News, Liberal Political News

Charter97

BelTA: "DNR" representatives took part in talks as well

According to information of the state news agency, representatives of the "Donetsk People's Republic" are taking part in talks held in "Zaslavl" now, as well.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine,

Forbes.com

As Sanctions Isolate Russia, Bigger Problems For Europe Await

The recent round of sanctions against Russia for its support of separatists inside Ukraine promises to overheat in the months ahead.

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Related Topix: Travel, Ukraine Travel, Europe Travel, Vladimir Putin, Netherlands, World News, Belarus Travel

BBC News

Russian ex-police chief leads Donetsk rebels

A veteran of the pro-Russian separatist rebellion in Moldova, Vladimir Antyufeyev, now claims to be in command of rebel-held Donetsk in eastern Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Russia Travel, World News, Russia, Latvia,

Charter97

Belavia delays flight to Saint Petersburg for 6 hours

"The flight B2941 is being delayed at the National Minsk airport, the departure has been postponed 3 times already for 2 hours.

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Related Topix: World News

AlertNet

Rebels to attend talks with Russia in Belarus - source

Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine intend to take part in talks with Moscow, Kiev and the OSCE security and rights organisation in Belarus, a source in the rebel leadership said on Thursday.

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Charter97

Stanislau Shushkievich: Putin's slave Lukashenka cannot play constructive role in negotiations

First leader of independent Belarus, former chairman of the Supreme Council Stanislau Shushkievich comments for Radio Svaboda on the prospects of today's three-party negotiations over the Ukrainian issue, which a scheduled to take place in Minsk.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Charter97

Haliyafy bookshop closed in Minsk

Haliyafy , a shop selling Belarusian books, and Minsk's first literary coffeehouse, which was opened only two weeks ago, have been closed.

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Related Topix: World News

Eastern Wake News

Mendelev to perform at Wakefield Central Baptist

Euorpean tenor Viktor Mendelev will perform at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, at Wakefield Central Baptist Church, 308 Proctor St., Zebulon.

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Related Topix: Zebulon, NC, Europe, World News, Arts, Opera

Salon

The most extreme litter deterrent we've ever heard of

Usually, disposing of your trash on the sidewalk will get you a slap on the wrist or, at worst, a minor fine.

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Charter97

Vintsuk Viachorka: Kyiv has illusions about Lukashenka

Vintsuk Viachorka , a member of the organising committee of the Belarusian Movement and former head of BPF party, said it in an interview with charter97.org .

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Related Topix: Oleksandr Turchynov, World News

Charter97

Lithuania refutes Makei's remarks

Lithuania does not confirm the remark by the Belarusian foreign minister, who said Vilnius had finally approved the construction of the nuclear power station in Astravets.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, World News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Star Online

MH17: Kiev wants Ukraine-Russia talks in Belarus on access to crash site

KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday asked Belarus to host talks between Russian and Ukrainian envoys to discuss access to the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine,

Charter97

New Russian military bases to open in Belarus?

It can be concluded from Decree No. 372 of July 20, 2014, which was published on the National Legal Internet Portal.

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Related Topix: New-Russia, NY, Europe, World News

Charter97

Belarusians demand to try propagandist Kiselev

Activists of the Belarusian Christian Democracy Party have sent an appeal to the authorities to stop broadcasting of pro-Kremlin channels.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News,

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