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1 hr ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: World News, Microbiology, Biology, Science, Epidemic, Natural Disasters,

4 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Asia

4 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Belarus, World News, Asia

7 hrs ago |

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.


Related Topix: Asia, World News

11 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Programming Languages, Science / Technology, Rockport, ME, Belfast, ME, Cameras, World News, Bangor, ME

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.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Europe, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, Terrorism, Belarus

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.


Related Topix: Asia, World News, Vladimir Putin

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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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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13:39 Russian citizen detained in Kazakhstan over attempt to smuggle 19 tons of ferrous metal

Border guards of Kazakhstan foiled an attempt to smuggle 19 tons of ferrous steel scrap across the Kazakh-Russian border, the press service of the Frontier Service of the Kazakh National Security Committee said.


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Russia - Suspended prison terms and fines and criminal records for meeting for worship

FORUM 18 NEWS SERVICE, Oslo, Norway The right to believe, to worship and witness The right to change one's belief or religion The right to join together and express one's belief =============================================== Tuesday 19 August 2014 RUSSIA: SUSPENDED PRISON TERMS AND FINES AND CRIMINAL RECORDS FOR MEETING FOR ... (more)


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Tue Aug 19, 2014


Russia Expands International Military Tournaments To Sea



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Russia Taday

Russian troops put advanced anti-aircraft systems to the test

Russian aerospace defense forces have test-fired S-300 and S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems at a large military drill in the country's southern Astrakhan Region.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, US Military, US Air Force, Europe, Ukraine

New Yorker

Putin's Sanctions Against Russia

After the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine, Western governments put in place sanctions against Russia.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Vladimir Putin,