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2 hrs ago | Townhall

a Gop Ultimatum to Vlad

With the party united, the odds are now at least even that the GOP will not only hold the House but also capture the Senate in November.

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6 hrs ago | Townhall

Good News: Russia Accused of Violating Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Reagan Put in Place

"The 1980s are now calling to ask for their foreign policy back because the Cold War has been over for 20 years."

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10 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Where Ukraine's separatists get their weapons

On the last day of May, a surface-to-air rocket was signed out of a military base near Moscow where it had been stored for more than 20 years.

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15 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

Russian Man Plans to Set Himself on Fire, Firefighters Fight Him Instead

A video posted to LiveLeak Sunday purports to show a man in Magadan, Russia, who was going to set himself on fire but was thwarted by a swift kick to the hands.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

U.S.: Russia violated missile treaty

The United States accused Russia on Monday of violating the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, citing cruise missile tests that date to 2008, senior State Department and White House officials said.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Not lovin' it in Russia: McDonald's, Wendy's in Kremlin's cross hairs

Two of the United States' biggest burger chains have become the latest targets of Kremlin wrath, with McDonald's fast-food offerings under the political microscope for alleged impurities and Wendy's driven out of Russia altogether by deteriorating collaboration with the host country.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Life, Food, Fast Food, Hamburger, Vladimir Putin, Agriculture, Science

Reuters

Wall Street struggles to comply with new US sanctions on Russia

Major U.S. banks and securities firms are struggling to comply with new U.S. sanctions on key parts of the Russian energy and financial industries, with some on Wall Street complaining that the directives are too vaguely worded and leave room for error.

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The Washington Post

Poland, Britain call for more sanctions on Russia

The foreign ministers of Poland and Britain have called for more economic sanctions on Russia, saying it is responsible for the downing of the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over eastern Ukraine this month.

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Free Republic

Ukraine: Russian Federation fired more than 250 shells on the...

Russia had attacked the checkpoint "Dolzhansky"/dpsu.gov.ua with the Rosjsko Federation was attacked the checkpoint "Dolzhansky" in Lugansk region, killing four guards, two injured.

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KAUZ

Russia ordered to pay $50B over Yukos

After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records... After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health ... (more)

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

West Australian

Hague court to order Russia to pay $50 billion in Yukos case - paper

Shareholders in defunct oil giant Yukos won a court battle against Russia in one of the largest-ever commercial legal cases, in which Moscow must pay $50 billion for expropriating the assets, Kommersant daily said, citing unnamed sources.

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The St. Petersburg Times

Referencing Gogol, Russia Slams EU for 'Playing Into Hands of Terrorists'

Federal Security Service director Alexander Bortnikov, left, and Mikhail Fradkov, the head of the foreign intelligence service, were among those added to the EU's sanctions list released Friday.

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CBS News

Hillary Clinton: Despite Russia "reset," I was "skeptical" of Putin

In this file photo, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the arrival ceremony for the Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Vladivostok, Russia, September 8, 2012.

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Canada.com

A Russian police helicopter guards the Russia's booster rocket Soyuz-FG with the space capsule Soyuz TMA-11M that will carry new crew to the International Space Station as the rocket is transported from hangar to the launch pad at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013.

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CBC News

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: Dutch police head to crash scene

Wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 lies near the village of Hrabove in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine.

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The Baltimore Sun

Pushing locals aside, Russians take top rebel posts in east Ukraine

As Ukrainian troops gained ground in eastern Ukraine in early July, separatist leader, Aleksander Borodai, a Russian national, left for Moscow for political consultations.

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Free Republic

'[Person] Eating' Piranha Relative Found in Russian Pond

The Baltic Sea is not known for its flesh-stripping tropical fish, but this season, a close relative of the piranha reputed to have a fondness for nibbling on men's testicles has appeared in the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad on the Baltic.

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The Age

Vladimir Putin's circle of fear

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the Stalingrad Battle, in the Russian city of Volgograd, formerly Stalingrad, on February 2 last year.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Russia Taday

'Refusing to kill their own': Over 40 Ukrainian soldiers flee to Russia

More than 40 Ukrainian soldiers have abandoned their military posts and crossed into Russian territory, stating that they refuse to fight against their own people, a Russian Federal Security Service spokesperson said.

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Examiner.com

Weapons Trade and Lawa . How the Russia's new Submarine system alters the game

The New Nuclear Russian Combat Submarine could find its way to the Pacific or worse the the Persian Gulf....something be done The New Nuclear Russian Combat Submarine could find its way to the Pacific or worse the the Persian Gulf....something be done Can the International Legal system must alter the sale of WMD's and destructive technologies? The ... (more)

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