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3 hrs ago | GlobalNews

Hail pelts beachgoers in Russia

Beachgoers in Novosibirsk, Russia got a nasty surprise Saturday when they were pelted by golf ball size hail after a freak storm suddenly moved in.


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7 hrs ago | Hot Air

Uh oh: Moscow claims Ukraine attack inside Russian territory killed civilians

Following a ceasefire between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian militants in eastern and southern Ukraine, it briefly seemed as though some of the intensity of this dangerous European conflict had been depleted.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, US News

8 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

Russian Beachgoers Caught In Surprise Hailstorm

Bathers at a beach in Novosibirsk, central Russia, went from a stifling 105F to 71F in a matter of seconds as a cold front swept over them, dropping what is described as golf-ball sized hail.


Related Topix: World News, Weather, Natural Disasters, Hailstorm

10 hrs ago |

Ukraine clashes kill 12 civilians, Putin talks nixed

Escalating clashes between pro-Kremlin separatists and Ukrainian forces on Sunday killed 12 civilians and forced the new Western-backed leader to cancel a pivotal meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the World Cup in Brazil.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Asia, Vladimir Putin, South America, Brazil

14 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

CFK nurtures - strategic' ties with Putin's Russia

Buenos Aires and Moscow play up cooperation in domestic and international spheres Both the political messaging and the agreements signed as part of Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to Buenos Aires underlined the "strategic" nature of the relationship linking Russia and Argentina.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Vladimir Putin

19 hrs ago |

Russia's top 80 lies about Ukraine

Russia 's aggressive disinformation campaign about recent events in Ukraine reached epic proportions.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Terrorism

Sat Jul 12, 2014

St.Petersburg Times

Russia's global image has soured significantly over the past year...

Among Russians polled in the survey, 92 percent displayed a positive attitude toward their own country - up from 83 percent in 2013.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News,

Hispanic Business

Russian National Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Smuggle Night Vision Technology To Russia

The military technology listed in the conspiracy offense was designated on the United States Munition List as defense articles and was prohibited from export outside pursuant to the Arms Export Control Act and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations.


Related Topix: World News

The Washington Post

Russian minister: 2018 cup unaffected by Ukraine

Vitaly Mutko, the local organizing committee chairman and a FIFA board member, on Saturday said he did not foresee "any major issues."


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, South America, World News, Brazil, Dilma Rousseff,

Seattle Times

Crimea’s farmers still waiting for Russia’s promised help

Sergei V. Tur, a significant landowner, scowled beneath his desert-camouflage cap as he watched a hulking combine chew through one of his golden barley fields, reaping part of what he predicts will be the best harvest in Crimea in three years.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, World News, Ukraine,

West Australian

Britain bars Russian delegation from Farnborough air show

Britain said Saturday it had barred a Russian delegation from attending the Farnborough air show because of the Ukraine crisis, sparking an angry reaction from Russia.


Related Topix: Asia, World News,


Armenia, Russia Sign Agreement On Residence Status

Official Armenia and Russia have signed an agreement regulating the stay of Armenian citizens in the territory of Russia and Russian citizens in Armenia.


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Russia absorbs 90 percent of Cuba's debt to the USSR

Russian president Vladimir Putin strengthened his nation's ties with Cuba by absorbing 90 percent of its estimated $35 billion debt to the former U.S.S.R. The Russian Federation Council approved the deal on Wednesday , relieving the communist Caribbean island of an American trade embargo which has lasted over 50 years.


Related Topix: Asia, Vladimir Putin, Fidel Castro

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Transitions Online

Russia Says U.S. 'Kidnapped' Accused Hacker, Chechen Activist Jailed on Drug Charges

Plus, bed-shy Prague hospitals turn away emergency patients, and Russia and Georgia could resume regular air traffic after eight years.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Prison,

The St. Petersburg Times

Persecuted by the Soviets, Russia's Hare Krishnas Continue Their Fight for Acceptance

Russia's Krishna population is estimated to be as high as as 250,000, said Jha of the Association of Indians of Russia.


Related Topix: Asia, World News, Religion, International Society for Krishna Consciousness

KRVN-AM Lexington

Thousands of Ukrainians Flee to Russia as Army Attacks

Last week, Natasha decided she had seen enough. Her hometown of Kramatorsk, in east Ukraine, was pocked by airstrikes.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Asia, Activism


Indicted Russian's family say he's innocent

Anna Otisko, the girlfriend of Roman Seleznev, a Russian man who was arrested on bank fraud and other charges earlier this week in the United States, cries as she listens to a question during a news conference in Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 11, 2014.


Related Topix: Prison, World News, Computers

The Nation

How Unrest in Ukraine Is Sending a Wave of Refugees to Russia

Tens of thousands have fled in the wake of ongoing fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Asia, US News, Liberal Political News

Russia Taday

Relatives abroad might thwart Russians' careers in public service

A ruling party MP claims to be preparing a bill that, once approved, would bar all Russians with relatives living in foreign nations from taking any official posts, or even being employed by state agencies.


Related Topix: World News, Asia


Russia closes 3 border crossings with Ukraine

Twice last year, Alix Tichelman found herself alone with a man suffering from a drug overdose.


Related Topix: World News, Asia