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3 hrs ago | Trend

Russian Gazprom discusses extension of gas supplies from Kazakhstan

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 23 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: Russian energy company Gazprom discussed the extension of the agreement on gas supplies from Kazakh Karachaganak field until 2038, the company reported on July 23. The issue was discussed within the meeting of Gazprom's Deputy Chairman Alexander Medvedev and Kazakh Minister of Oil and Gas ... (more)

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7 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Death of 193 Dutch strains Russian relations for Shell, Heineken

A message of sympathy for the victims of the flight MH17 disaster, is written on a wooden klomp, a traditional Dutch footwear for farmers, placed together with bouquet of flowers in front of the Netherlands Embassy in Washington, Monday, July 21, 2014.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

TheBlaze.com

U.S. Officials: Intelligence Suggests MH17 Shot Down by Rebels, No Link to Russia Found

Senior U.S. intelligence officials say they have no evidence of direct Russian government involvement in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. They say the passenger jet was likely felled by an SA-11 surface-to-air missile fired by Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine and that Russia "created the conditions" for the downing by ... (more)

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

U.S. officials: We still dona t know who shot down Malaysian airliner

"Two things we don't know is who exactly pulled the trigger: we don't know a name, we don't know a rank and we're not even 100 percent sure of a nationality," said one senior U.S. intelligence official.

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The St. Petersburg Times

Russia Needs Dissidents Like Novodvorskaya

Valeria Novodvorskaya is dead. Novodvorskaya was not only an opposition politician, human rights activist and Soviet dissident who endured prison and Soviet punitive psychiatry, but also was a talented writer and publicist.

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The Fresno Bee

Amid sanctions, France in warship sale to Russia

In this March 5, 2014 file photo, French-built warship BPC Vladivostock, designed to strengthen Russia's ability to deploy troops, tanks and helicopter gunships, leaves the Saint Nazaire's harbor, western France, for its test run on the open sea off coast of France.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Amid sanctions, France in warship sale to Russia

France says it will go ahead with the sale of a warship to Russia despite calls for an arms embargo against the country, highlighting how Europe's strong business ties are hindering its ability to punish Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine.

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Bradenton.com

Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit

In this Feb. 22, 2014 file photo, president of the Pyeongchang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics Kim Jin-sun attends a press conference during the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Asia shares rise as Ukraine plane tensions ease

Russian President Vladimir Putin steps down upon his arrival at the airport of Samara, Russia, Monday, July 21, 2014.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Newsday

Britain to urge new Russia sanctions

The Malaysian Airlines crash in east Ukraine, which killed 298 people, is a "defining moment" for Moscow, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday.

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The New Zealand Herald

MH17: Russians claim Ukrainian jet flew close to plane

A senior Russian officer has claimed that a Ukrainian military jet was flying just a few kilometres from the Malaysian Airlines plane minutes before it was downed, while also refuting allegations that it had provided separatists with BUK missile launchers.

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The Washington Post

Why the MH-17 tragedy wona t moderate the Russia-Ukraine conflict

A part of the wreckage of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 plane is seen after it crashed near the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region, July 17, 2014.

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St.Petersburg Times

Ordinary Russians Will Suffer in Putin's New Cold War

More than a century ago the writer Anton Chekhov said, "If in the first act you have hung a pistol on the wall, then in the following act it should be fired."

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Sunday Herald

European leaders in call for tighter sanctions on Russia

DAVID CAMERON has warned Vladimir Putin "the world is watching" in a phone call urging the Russian leader to ensure investigators get access to the wreckage from the Malaysia Airlines disaster.

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Thanh Nein News

U.S. presses case against Russia on downed jet as horror deepens

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry laid out what he called overwhelming evidence of Russian complicity in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 as international horror deepened over the fate of the victims' remains.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Global Voices Online

The Russian Government's 7,000 Wikipedia Edits

When it comes to Wikipedia, the Russian government's computers are busy bees. Over the past ten years, IP addresses belonging to various Russian state agencies are responsible for almost 7,000 anonymous edits to articles on Wikipedia's Russian-language website.

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Courier News

Liability issues unanswered in Malaysia Flight 17 crash

Investigators have been met with challenging circumstances at the scene of last week's downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Unraveling and determining liability in the incident - let alone achieving Liability issues unanswered in Malaysia Flight 17 crash Investigators have been met with challenging circumstances at the scene of last week's ... (more)

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Silicon Alley Insider

The Rebels Who Shot Down MH17 Are Tightly Controlled By Russia's Security Services

A pro-Russian separatist stands near a body at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region July 19, 2014.

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Mediaite.com

Russia Bans Congressman and Soldiers; Cites Human Rights Abuses at Abu Ghraib

In retaliation for the US banning a member of their parliament, Russia today announced the banning of one Congressman due to alleged financial impropriety, and 12 Americans related in some way to Guantanamo Bay and Abu Ghraib, due to alleged human rights violations.

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Swissinfo

Swiss-Russia bicentenary marked despite Ukraine

Note that you can only reproduce articles signed "[journalist], swissinfo.ch" If you wish to use more articles per week, please feel free to contact us Swiss-Russia bicentenary marked despite UkraineIsabelle Eichenberger 20.00.2014 In 1814 Russia helped Switzerland towards unity, the first diplomatic step in relations which have more or less ... (more)

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