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3 hrs ago | Science

Geopolitics disrupt scientific exchange with Russia

Tensions with Russia over the unrest in Ukraine are inflicting collateral damage on science.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Department of Energy, Physics, Science, Nuclear Energy

7 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Greenpeace protest ship released by Russia after 10 months

Murmansk: The Greenpeace protest ship Arctic Sunrise has been released after 10 months of detention by Russian authorities and the damaged icebreaker is now limping back home to Amsterdam, the environmental activist group said on Friday.


Related Topix: Asia, World News,

10 hrs ago |

Russian Deputy PM Mocks U.S. with Photo of Obama Holding a Puppy

"We have different values and allies," tweeted Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin yesterday of Russia and the United States.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Boyz II Men, R-N-B, George Bush

14 hrs ago |

NBC 'Nightly News' Exclusive: Russia Granting Edward Snowden Permanent Asylum

Edward Snowden's one-year grant of temporary asylum by the Russian Federation ran out today, and Vladimir Putin's administration came through for the American turncoat, granting him permission to stay in the country indefinitely.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, NBC Nightly News, Entertainment, Television, Vladimir Putin,

19 hrs ago | International Business Times

UK Asks NATO to Stand Up to Russia

A committee of UK lawmakers has warned that the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is not well prepared to face the new threat posed by An armed pro-Russian separatist guards a crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove , Donetsk region July 24, 2014.


Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News,

23 hrs ago | 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.


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

Thu Jul 31, 2014

ARMINFO news agency

Russian Embassy in Armenia gives a harsh response to the U.S. Embassy

In response to the statement of the United States Embassy in the Republic of Armenia, Russian Federation's Embassy in Armenia has expressed its official stance: "It does not become a diplomatic mission to dictate the host country's authorities with whom and how they should maintain ties, especially using suggestive threats against the sovereign ... (more)


Related Topix: Asia, Armenia, World News

The St. Petersburg Times

How and Why Russia Forgot The Great War

The Great War barely features in mass culture, having contributed neither myths nor heroes to Russian folk culture, and barely having made a dent in nation's wealth of arts and literature.


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Why Is 'Europe's Last Dictator' Hosting The Russia-Ukraine Peace Talks?

Alexander Lukashenko, the authoritarian president of Belarus often referred to as Europe's last dictator, announced Wednesday that he would host upcoming peace talks between Russia and Ukraine after being chosen by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe .


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


Inside Europe's arms trade with Russia

Russian sailors are training aboard a French Mistral ship in the port of Saint-Nazaire in France.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, France, Francois Hollande, Vladimir Putin

India Gazette

Russia seeks more Indian students to promote its culture in India

New Delhi July 31 Russia is seeking to promote its education and culture in India and strengthen people-to-people ties ahead of President Vladimir Putin's expected visit here later this year.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, India, Vladimir Putin,

Sunday Herald

Nato told to boost presence in Baltic to deter Russia attack

NATO needs to move missile launchers, ammunition, trucks and other mobile military equipment to the Baltic states to help deter an attack from Russia in light of the continuing Ukraine crisis, MPs have warned.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization),

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Deseret News

3 Putin allies among 8 hit with new EU sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin heads the Cabinet meeting in the Novo-Ogaryovo residence, outside Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News,

The St. Petersburg Times

Eighty-two percent of Russians believe the Ukrainian army is to blame ...

People wait in line to sign a memorial book, lay flowers and light candles in memory of the victims of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 passengers at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam.


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The Age

MH17: Russia wants new UN resolution before investigators are allowed to access crash site

Paul McGeough reports from Shakhtersk in eastern war-ravaged Ukraine, where fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels have blocked international access to the Malaysia Airlines crash site.


Related Topix: World News, Australia, Oceania, Vladimir Putin,


An embargo on Russia's Norilsk Nickel would hurt West -French rival

An embargo against Norilsk Nickel as part of Western sanctions against Russia would hurt nickel users in Europe and the United States rather than Norilsk itself, the head of French mining group Eramet said.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Ukraine,

Russia Taday

Kiev declares cease-fire at MH17 crash site amid Russia's numerous calls

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko said Kiev is finally ready for a cease-fire at the MH17 crash site after Russia's numerous calls.


Related Topix: Asia, World News

Weekday Magazine

Russian Lawmakers Draft Bill On 'Aggressor Countries'

Yevgeny Fyodorov, a member of Russia's State Duma, says the far-reaching proposals would allow the Russian government to restrict auditing and consulting companies registered in "aggressor countries" in their operations in Russia.


Related Topix: Asia, World News,

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Big News

Japan Strong Concern About France-Russia Navy Deal

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, US Military, US Navy, Japan, Francois Hollande, Nicolas Sarkozy, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

France Presses On With Deal To Sell Two Warships To Russia

People holding Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar flags demonstrate in front of the French-built Vladivostok warship in St. Nazaire, western France, on June 1. The protesters are opposed to the to the sale of the Vladivostok and Sevastopol warships to Russia.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin