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2 hrs ago | Charter97

Turchynov demands Poroshenko to convene military council on account of Russia's invasion

Verkhovna Rada's Speaker Oleksander Turchynov demands Ukraine's president and the Supreme Commander-in-Chief Petro Poroshenko to hold a session of the Military council immediately.

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4 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Govt-held town in southeast Ukraine hit by shelling, residents fear pro-Russian ...

Heavy shelling hit a town in southeastern Ukraine on Wednesday, the third day of an assault that has forced government troops to spread their ranks thinner along the Russian border.

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4 hrs ago | Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria's Imports from Russia Down 23% in H1, 2014

In the first six months of 2014, Bulgaria's exports to Russia dropped by 2.1%, while Russian imports fell by 23%, according to data presented at a business forum.

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4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Ukraine says Russia stepping up military activity in Crimea

Ukraine accused Russia on Wednesday of stepping up military activity in the annexed territory of Crimea and sending in troops to help separatists near a key seaport in southeastern Ukraine.

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5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Russians might be planning to stop fuel to EU

Losing patience with Ukraine. The warning from Russia's President Putin He's threatening to cut natural gas supplies to Kiev if it doesn't pay its bills, and says that could lead to a reduction of onward deliveries to Europe.

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7 hrs ago | Russia Taday

NATO plans more bases, equipment in E. Europe to confront Russia - Rasmussen

Under the pretext of an 'overt' Russian threat, NATO is pushing for a 'readiness action plan' that will bring the Cold War military bloc closer to Russian borders than ever - even despite objections from other NATO members.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Asia, Poland, Europe, Germany

9 hrs ago | Charter97

Militants and Russians launch attack on southern Donetsk region

A column of up to 100 military vehicles is moving from Starobesheve to Telmanove in the south of the Donetsk region, the press service of the anti-terrorist operation writes on Facebook.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Cavalier Daily

University Center for Politics hosts Russian ambassador

The Center for Politics hosted a public lecture Tuesday featuring Sergey Ivanovich Kislyak, current ambassador to the United States from the Russian Federation.

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Global Voices Online

With Body Bags Returning from Ukraine, 'the War' Comes Home to Russians

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Russia Taday

Russian fireworks show tops Cannes intl pyrotechnics competition

Fireworks light the sky over the Croisette during the Pyrotechnic Art Festival in Cannes, southeastern France, on August 24, 2014 With their unique and breathtaking pyro-music performance a Russian fireworks company from Kaliningrad has won the "Olympic prize in pyrotechnics" at an international fireworks festival in Cannes.

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Russia Taday

a Canada to Russia: 'We will defend our sovereignty in the Arctic'

Canada is ready for a confrontation with Russia if it expands its ambitions in the Arctic region, Foreign Minister John Baird told a Danish newspaper.

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NBC29

Russian Ambassador to U.S. Addresses UVA Class

Russia relations topped talks during a class at the University of Virginia Tuesday night with a special guest.

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St.Petersburg Times

A rise of up to 7 percent in the price of aviation fuel at Russian...

According to Rosaviatsia, the last three months have seen an average rise in the cost of aviation fuel of 6 to 7 percent.

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The Daily Beast

Russians Boots On the Ground in UkraineBy Anna Nemtsova

Hours before Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko sat down for their first serious peace talks in Minsk on Tuesday, angry families of Russian paratroopers gathered outside a military base at Kastroma, deep in the Russian heartland.

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US Tech

Balver Zinn Group's Area Sales Manager to Present at IPC Standard Workshop in Russia

The Balver Zinn Group has announced that Han Raetsen, Area Sales & Support Manager, will present at the IPC Standard and Electronic Manufacturing workshop and seminar, scheduled to take place Sept.

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The Independent

Russian watchdog closes fifth McDonald's restaurant amid Ukraine tensions

Latest closure of a McDonald's restaurant in Russia comes as Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko sat down for talks on Tuesday Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Fox News

'Cannon Fodder' Ukraine captures Russian soldiers in war-torn east

The Russian government has claimed that a group of soldiers captured in eastern Ukraine had crossed the border by accident.

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Pravda

Little girl kidnapped from kindergarten and brutally murdered in Russia

Three-year-old girl Vika Vylegzhanina was kidnapped on August 14 from her kindergarten.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

International Business Times

Canada Concerned About Russia's Military Expansion in Arctic

The reaction of Canada came out, after Prime Minister Stephen Harper recently conducted his annual northern tour in the Northwest Territories with initiatives to promote fresh food production.

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Global Voices Online

Blogger Law Traps Russia's Activists in Limbo

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