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Obama: New sanctions against Russia are 'teed up'

President Barack Obama speaks as he participates in a joint news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Akasaka Palace state guest house in Tokyo Thursday, April 24, 2014.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Russia Taday

Putin advocates single cultural space within Russian borders

Visitors before Alexander Ivanov's "The Appearance of Christ to the People" at the State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow.

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Canada.com

Canada wants Russia to notice its 500 observers to Ukraine election: Kenney

Canada is sending a message to Russia by deploying up to 500 people to monitor Ukraine's presidential election next month, a Harper government cabinet minister said Wednesday.

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WOI-TV West Des Moines

Amid Russia warning, Ukraine is in a security bind

Robert Heard, who reported on Texas state government, politics and sports for The Associated Press, has died.

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Mashable

Russian Foreign Minister Threatens Ukraine, Then Takes Selfie

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday said Kiev had failed to live up to its side of the peace bargain - and then smiled for Russia Today's Sophie Shevardnadze's camera.

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New Scientist

Armed Russian robocops to defend missile bases

THE West has always been a little squeamish about the idea of arming robots. Despite decades of development, no systems have ever been deployed and a vocal human rights campaign means it's unlikely to happen in the near future.

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Common Dreams

Russia's Indigenous Komi People Are Fed Up with Assault of Big Oil

The Republic of Komi is also a home for the Virgin Forests of Komi - one of the last areas of untouched boreal forests in the world, listed in UNESCO World Heritage.

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Russia Taday

Majority of Russians still support Lenin's burial - poll

Most Russians view Vladimir Lenin as a good person and value his positive input to the country's history and development.

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Kinston Free Press

Guest Column: Kicking sand in the face of a nuclear-armed Russia

The latest fiasco in attempting to expand the American Empire by the United States Government involves Ukraine, a state vital to the Russian Federation.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Russia Taday

Former Crimean Tatar leader's notice of 5-year entry ban to Russia 'just a piece of paper'

Russian authorities have denied reports that Ukrainian MP and former Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev had been slapped with a 5-year entrance ban to Crimea.

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McClatchy

U.S. responds to Russian aggression in Ukraine with military exercises in Eastern Europe

Adm. John Kirby, the Pentagon press secretary, said Tuesday that the dispatch of troops from U.S. bases in Italy and Germany for military maneuvers near Russia's western border is in response to its aggression in Ukraine.

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Independent.ie

Ukraine on brink after politician tortured and killed

A masked pro-Russia protester pelts supporters of Ukrainian presidential candidate Yulia Tymoshenko with eggs outside a regional government building in Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine April 22, 2014.

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Charter97

Lukashenka frightens Belarusians by Russian tanks on the border

In the beginning of his speech the leader called upon Belarusians to take a stand for their independence, Interfax reports.

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Russia Taday

Sanctions will make Russia stronger - Medvedev

Western-led sanctions will not deliver a fatal blow to Russia's economy and may actually bring benefits, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday, adding Russians won't be caught in the political crossfire in Ukraine.

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Washington Times

U.S. conducts spy flight over Russia

After a tit-for-tat series of delays, the United States conducted an Open Skies Treaty intelligence flight over Russian territory on Monday, a State Department official said.

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The Wichita Eagle

Russia's Navalny found guilty in libel case

Russian opposition activist and anti-corruption crusader Alexei Navalny, right, is escorted to a court by a policeman, left, from his home, where he is currently staying under house arrest in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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Los Angeles Times

Biden arrives in Kiev as Russia blames U.S. for Ukraine crisis

Peter Cook reports on Vice President Joe Biden's trip to Ukraine. Cook speaks on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop."

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden,

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Examiner.com

Captain America 2: Now playing in Russia

The world is ripe with irony -- some of it so ready to fall from the tree of truth that it's rotting on the branches of incongruity and contradiction.

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The Washington Post

Russiaa s new plan for Crimea: Vegas on the Black Sea?

Crimeans watch an April 17 television broadcast, as Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during his annual call-in live broadcast, on the seafront in Sevastopol, Crimea.

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Space.com

D j Vu: Bright Fireball Explodes Over Russia

A super-bright meteor exploded over the northern Russian city of Murmansk early Saturday morning , a little more than a year after another airburst lit up the skies above Chelyabinsk, about 1,300 miles to the southeast.

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