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4 hrs ago | The St. Petersburg Times

Russians 3D-Printing Underwear After Lace Ban

Earlier this summer, Russia's parliament took the controversial step of banning all underwear made from synthetic lace, preventing its manufacture and sale within the country.

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8 hrs ago | Switched

Russian Politician Attacked After Investigating If Soldiers Killed In Ukraine

A Ukrainian soldier reads a newspaper at a checkpoint in the eastern city of Debaltseve on August 6, 2014.

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8 hrs ago | The Independent

Ukraine crisis: Russian mothers of killed and captured soldiers ask...

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12 hrs ago | Autoblog

There are ways to sneak Tesla Model S into Russia for just 6.5M rubles

Tesla Fever has extended far and wide, winning over critics and everyday enthusiasts alike.

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15 hrs ago | The London Free Press

Russia demands publication of recordings from downed flight MH17

Emergencies Ministry members work at the site of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 plane crash in the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region, July 17, 2014.

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19 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Kiev Calls For Response To Russia As Town Falls To Rebels

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso during a news conference after a meeting at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels on Saturday to discuss the crisis in eastern Ukraine.

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23 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Russian-backed rebels aim to push west along coast

A plan for a luxury skyscraper with a so-called "poor door" is changing to extend more of a welcome to residents of its cluster of affordable apartments, officials and the developers said Friday.

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Yesterday | Sofia News Agency

EU Commissioner: Russia Must Guarantee Gas Supplies, Ukraine Secure Transit

Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak and Gazprom President and CEO Alexei Miller attend talks with EU Commissioner Guenter Oettinger to discuss gas supplies to Europe and problems of Ukrainian transit in Moscow Russia, 29 August 2014 Russia, EU and Ukraine will renew gas talks soon and the concrete date will be set next week, according to EU ... (more)

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

St.Petersburg Times

Russia's First MC-21 Airliners to Be Powered by Foreign Engines

Russia's next-generation civilian airliner will initially have to rely on foreign engines, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin lamented on Friday, but said that the country is on the verge of making a breakthrough in engine technology.

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St.Petersburg Times

Russia's next-generation civilian airliner will initially have to...

Russia's next-generation civilian airliner will initially have to rely on foreign engines, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin lamented on Friday, but said that the country is on the verge of making a breakthrough in engine technology.

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Channelnewsasia.com

EU moves towards tougher sanctions on Russia

EU foreign ministers on Friday cleared the way for tougher sanctions against Russia over what many of them described as its invasion of neighbour Ukraine.

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Cool Hunting

Fair Enough at Venice Architecture Biennale: The Russian Federation...

For the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale , the exhibition's curator Rem Koolhaas selected the arguably ambiguous theme of "Absorbing Modernity: 1914-2014" as a guide for all participating nations.

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Cybercast News Service

Pro-Russia separatists in control of coastal town

Pro-Russia separatists, relaxed and well-equipped, held firm control on Friday of the strategic coastal town of Novoazovsk, a day after Ukraine claimed tanks and armored vehicles had invaded from Russia.

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Stars and Stripes

Pro-Russia separatists in control of coastal town

Pro-Russia separatists, relaxed and well-equipped, held firm control on Friday of the strategic coastal town of Novoazovsk, a day after Ukraine claimed tanks and armored vehicles had invaded from Russia.

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MarketWatch

The Wall Street Journal: Russia shuts 12 McDonald's restaurants as tensions rise

"We are studying the essence of claims laid to us to determine the actions necessary to open the restaurants for our customers as soon as possible," McDonald's said.

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Reuters

North Korean leader's money manager defects in Russia: South Korea newspaper

A senior North Korean banking official who managed money for leader Kim Jong Un has defected in Russia and was seeking asylum in a third country, a South Korean newspaper reported on Friday, citing an unidentified source.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Russia salutes Arctic Convoy stalwarts in Trowbridge ceremony

Veterans from across the south west who braved sub-zero temperatures during the Second World War were being honoured by Russia at a presentation ceremony in Trowbridge today to recognise their bravery during the conflict.

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

Ground teams planned to resume searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia, according to a Virginia State Police spokeswoman.

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KTRE-TV Lufkin

Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

Pumping an extra $3.4 billion into Texas public schools didn't convince a judge that the state is adequately funding classrooms.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Yahoo!

Army wives urge Russia to come clean on soldiers in Ukraine

Several dozen women gathered outside a military base in central Russia on Thursday to demand that commanders come clean about the whereabouts of their husbands after reports of secret funerals for soldiers covertly sent to Ukraine.

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