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34 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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Chicago Tribune

Russia slams US, EU sanctions

Russia reacted angrily on Saturday to additional sanctions imposed by the European Union over Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis, saying they would hamper cooperation on security issues and undermine the fight against terrorism and organized crime.

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Examiner.com

Time for cub Obama to stop playing and help Ukraine rein in the Russian bear

President Barack Obama has never felt more liberated as his presidency winds down and likens himself to a bear who has finally been let out of his cage.

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Russia Taday

EU adds Russia's intelligence director, Chechnya leader to its sanctions list

This combo of photos shows Aleksandr Bortnikov, Nikolay Patrushev, Mikhail Fradkov and Ramzan Kadirov.

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In-depth Africa

Giant crater in Russia's far north sparks mystery

A vast crater discovered in a remote region of Siberia known to locals as "the end of the world" is causing a sensation in Russia, with a group of scientists being sent to investigate.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Factbox: EU targets Russian officials in sanctions list

The European Union on Saturday added 15 Russians and Ukrainians and 18 organizations to its sanctions list over the crisis in Ukraine.

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The Daily Caller

Saving Two American Astronauts From Russian Blackmail

Recently, relations between Russia and the United States have worsened dramatically due to the annexation of Crimea , the quasi-conflict between Russia and Ukraine, and the probable destruction of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 by Russian-funded separatists.

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