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45 min ago | War Is A Crime

'Pilots' Drive "Russian Military Vehicles Painted to Look Like Trucks' Into Ukraine ... and Back

Before dawn broke in Washington on Saturday, "Ukrainian pro-Russian separatists" - more accurately described as federalists of southeast Ukraine who oppose last February's coup in Kiev - unloaded desperately needed provisions from some 280 Russian trucks in Luhansk, Ukraine.

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1 hr ago | Lancaster Guardian

To and from Russia with love

Being followed and questioned by the Soviet Union's military service, the KGB, is among Dr Alan Wood's numerous memorable moments of his many visits to Russia.

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5 hrs ago | Gawker

Millionaire "Alien Abductee" Wins World Chess Federation Presidency

In a 110-to-61 landslide, chess Grandmaster Garry Kasparov has lost his bid for the World Chess Federation presidency to a man who says that he was abducted by aliens.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Counterpunch

Kill Putin

On the Pushkin square in central Moscow, McDonald's, this symbol of Pax Americana, has been shut down this week.

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SooToday

Militarization of Arctic concerns PM

Russia's growing military presence in the Arctic is a concern and Canada should not get complacent about it, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Friday during the second leg of his annual northern tour.

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KNUS-AM Aurora

Missing Russian found dead in Grand Teton park

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Star-Telegram.com

Missing Russian found dead in Grand Teton park

The body of 20-year-old Aleksandr "Sasha" Sagiev was found in the park Friday. The student from Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, was reported missing Monday after going for a hike.

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St.Petersburg Times

A Russian consumer protection watchdog has threatened stores still...

A Russian consumer protection watchdog has threatened stores still stocking Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey Whiskey with legal action after it claimed to have found benzyl benzoate in the U.S.-made liquor.

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The Wall Street Journal

Chess as a Metaphor for Putin's Sway

For all the attention to the battle underway in Ukraine , Vladimir Putin won a symbolic cultural skirmish in Norway this month that stands as yet another example of how he has confounded the West.

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Yahoo!

UEFA will not recognise results of Crimean clubs in Russia

European football's governing body UEFA on Friday said that it would not recognise the results of any matches played by clubs from Crimea in competitions organised by the Russian Football Union .

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TheBlaze.com

What Russia Just Did in Ukraine Has the U.S. 'Strongly Concerned'

Declaring it had lost patience with Ukraine's stalling tactics, Russia sent over 130 aid trucks rolling into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without the approval of the government in Kiev.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Ukraine, US Politics, US News

The New Zealand Herald

McDonald's in firing line as Russia retaliates

Russia widened investigations into McDonald's restaurants in what looks like a tit-for-tat retaliation against American interests after the West imposed sanctions over Ukraine.

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CNews

Ukraine accuses Russia of invasion after aid convoy crosses border

A Russian convoy of trucks carrying humanitarian aid for Ukraine drives in the direction of the Ukrainian border near Donetsk, Rostov Region, August 22, 2014.

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NATO: Alarming Buildup Of Russian Forces Near Ukrainian Border

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Friday the alliance had observed an alarming build-up of Russian ground and air forces in the vicinity of Ukraine.

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Star-Telegram.com

Serbia says it won't impose sanctions on Russia

Despite pressure from the European Union, Serbia will not impose sanctions against Russia or curb its food exports to that country, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said Friday.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Serbia says it won't impose sanctions on Russia

Despite pressure from the European Union, Serbia will not impose sanctions against Russia or curb its food exports to that country, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said Friday.

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Canada.com

First trucks in Russian aid convoy driven across border into eastern Ukraine

Throngs of people, dressed completely, elegantly, blindingly, in white showed up to Yaletown's David Lam Park to partake in the biggest Diner en Blanc to hit Vancouver yet.

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Weekday Magazine

Interview: Economist Says Food Ban 'Certainly Against Russian Economic Interests'

When Russian economist Sergei Guriyev left Moscow in April 2013, he said: "I left because I don't want to sit in jail.

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Suria

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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Suria

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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