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Russia holds Japan whaling research vessel

A Japanese whaling vessel and its crew were being held in Russia on Friday after the ship entered Russian territorial waters without permission, Tokyo said.

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Russian Communist park restored amid...

Sliding into shabbiness after the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, a giant Moscow complex extolling the days of the old planned economy has been restored amid a wave of nostalgia for Russia's past.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Suria

Tourism tanks in Crimea under the...

Restaurant owner Galina Anchukova looks out across the seaside promenade in sunny Feodosia, with its straggle of strolling tourists, and sees a wasted financial opportunity.

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NHK World

Import ban pushes up Russian food prices

Food prices in Russia's Far East have been rising since the country imposed a ban on food imports from Western nations earlier this month.

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The Globe and Mail

The best images from the past 24 hours

A nurse holds the hand of a premature baby, who was born at five months of pregnancy, after feeding it with expressed breast milk on the first day of donation at a hospital in Medellin.

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The Age

Russian visitors and a $29m riddle

Nine Russian nationals used a Gold Coast ANZ bank to wire large sums of money from companies in Asia.

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Russia Taday

Russian scientists to set up lab in Guinea to fight Ebola

A team of Russian virologists, epidemiologists and bacteriologists is leaving for Africa to organize laboratory diagnosis of the Ebola virus in Guinea, where the outbreak of the deadly fever is spreading fast.

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Russia Taday

Humanitarian convoy: First trucks with Russian aid may enter Ukraine on Friday

Trucks of a Russian convoy carrying humanitarian aid for Ukraine are parked at a Russia-Ukraine border crossing point "Donetsk" in Rostov Region, August 21, 2014 Trucks with Russian humanitarian aid to war-torn eastern Ukraine are going through customs at the border.

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Charter97

Roman Bezsmertnyi: Lukashenka is not president but sitz-chairman of Russia's part

Roman Bezsmertnyi , a former Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Belarus , Maidan's supervisor during the Orange Revolution, deputy PM in Yuliya Timoshenko's government and chairman of the Third Ukrainian Republic party, said it to Radio Svaboda.

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Mirror.co.uk

Siberian summer: UK colder than Russian wasteland and Bank Holiday set to be a washout

Thermometers are set to plummet as a stubborn band of low pressure drags air in from the north, with two weeks of wet and windy weather ahead Large parts of the country will be hit by showers putting paid to plans for barbecues and spending the time relaxing in the garden.

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Times of Oman

Russia conducts checks at McDonald's restaurants in Urals region

A man walks past a closed McDonald's restaurant, one of four temporarily closed by the state food safety watchdog, in Moscow August 21, 2014.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

Body found in Russian mountains thought to be that of Ilkley hiker

A BODY believed to be that of a missing father-of-two from the district has been recovered from remote high ground in the Russian Caucausus Mountains.

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The Raw Story

Georgia aquarium sues federal officials in bid to import 18 beluga whales from Russia

A Georgia aquarium went to court on Wednesday seeking federal permission to bring 18 captured beluga whales to the United States from Russia.

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The Harbor Times Soup

VVStv is moving another step closer to its launch. VStv will provide...

VStv will provide high-quality commercial television programming, including daily news, weather, sports, and other locally produced programming, all with a primary focus on the greater Midcoast region.

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Daily Mail

Tanks, artillery and 1,200 fighters 'march into east Ukraine from Russia'

A column of Ukrainian paratroopers stops for a rest in Druzhkivka, Donetsk region: Ukrainian officials claim fighters have crossed the border from Russia Muddled security officials in Ukraine were last night forced to deny a huge Russian military convoy had been deployed in the eastern rebel-run city of Lugansk.

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Weekday Magazine

Chaos In Kerch: Russia Struggles Ferry Tourists To Crimea

A long line of vehicles waits to use the Kerch ferry line to Crimea at the port of Kavkaz, Russia, on August 18. Since annexing Crimea from Ukraine in March, the Kremlin has said it is Russians' patriotic duty to spend their summer holidays at the peninsula's resorts.

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Russia Taday

Russians fear war with neighbors, colonization by foreigners

Muslims on a street near the Cathedral Mosque before a prayer on Uraza Bayram, a major Muslim holiday 28 July 2014 Over a quarter of Russians see the colonization of their country by foreigners as the greatest threat to the nation, and the fears over a possible war with neighbors have doubled over the past year.

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Decanter Magazine

Russia considers state monopoly on wine production

The Russian Parliament is considering proposals to introduce a state monopoly on the production of wine in Russia.

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Daily Mail

Russian Viktoria Vylegzhanina found murdered after she was abducted from kindergarten

Her mother Galina only realised her daughter was missing when she went to collect her at the end of the day.

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SFGate

Protesters plant Ukraine flag on Moscow skyscraper

An alpinist paints yellow over the blue at one of Moscow's Stalin-era skyscrapers with a star on top, which was painted in colors of the Ukrainian national flag, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

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