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3 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Russian troops put advanced anti-aircraft systems to the test

Russian aerospace defense forces have test-fired S-300 and S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems at a large military drill in the country's southern Astrakhan Region.

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Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

5 hrs ago | New Yorker

Putin's Sanctions Against Russia

After the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine, Western governments put in place sanctions against Russia.

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8 hrs ago | Pravda

Russian troops enter China for military drills

On August 19, Russian troops arrived to the area of "Peace Mission 2014" military drills of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization .

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12 hrs ago | St.Petersburg Times

Speaking at the opening of a World War I memorial in Moscow earlier...

Speaking at the opening of a World War I memorial in Moscow earlier this month, President Vladimir Putin noted that victory in that war had been stolen from Russia.

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17 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Russia resists demands to cut number of stadiums

"The conception, under which 12 stadiums in 11 cities will host World Cup matches, is not being changed," Mutko said, according to the ITAR-Tass agency.

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17 hrs ago | SPACE.com

Russia Reignites Its Rocket Industry with New Angara Booster

A Russian-built Angara medium-lift rocket launches on its maiden test flight from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome on July 9. 2014.

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19 hrs ago | Charter97

Photo fact: Belarusian shrimp area already sold in Russia

After the introduction of a ban on imported foodstuff in Russia, Russians started making jokes that Belarusian mussels and other exotic products would soon appear in stores.

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20 hrs ago | Groong

Russia Is The Guarantor Of Peace In Nagorno-Karabakh

KARABAKH Vestnik Kavkaza, Russia Aug 18 2014 18 August 2014 - 11:59am By Vestnik Kavkaza Tomorrow a meeting between the Defense Ministers of Azerbaijan, Turkey, and Georgia takes place in Nakhichevan.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Groong

Microbus En Route From Yerevan To Volgograd Crashes In Russia

MICROBUS EN ROUTE FROM YEREVAN TO VOLGOGRAD CRASHES IN RUSSIA Monday, August 18 A microbus heading for Volgograd, Russia from Yerevan overturned near the city of Budyonovsk in still unclear circumstances on Sunday.

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Forbes.com

Following Food Ban, Russia Moving On From Europe

Like a scorned lover who can't wait to find a new romance to replace the old, Russia is quickly moving on from Europe.

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The Age

Ukraine: Refugees attacked by rebels, says Kiev

People displaced by fighting in Ukraine wait before boarding a bus, ahead of their journey by train to the Russian Siberian city of Irkutsk where they are being relocated.

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Weekday Magazine

Russian Rocker Called a 'Traitor' For Performing for IDPs in Ukraine

Some Russian lawmakers are supporting a campaign against rock musician Andrei Makarevich, threatening to strip him of state awards after he performed for Internally Displaced Persons in the eastern Ukraine last week.

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City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Sales of Zemaitijos Pienas to Russia made 18%

Prior to the embargo of import of agricultural production introduced by the Russian Federation on 6 August, sales of Lithuania-based dairy company Zemaitijos Pienas to Russian market constituted about 18% of all sales of the company, informs LETA/ELTA.... Read more...

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DefenceTalk News

Russian Navy Launches First Submarine for Black Sea Fleet

The first in the series of six Varshavyanka-class diesel-electric submarines, built for Crimea-based Black Sea Fleet , will be put in service with the Russian Navy on August 22, a Navy spokesman said on Tuesday.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The St. Petersburg Times

The European Union's united front on Russia sanctions seems to be...

Finland's biggest dairy producer, Valio, had shipped almost half of all its exports to Russia before the ban.

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The Peninsula

Sanctions trouble

A McDonnell-Douglas MD-11 jet of Lufthansa Cargo AG taxis along the tarmac of Yemelyanovo airport, on its way to Frankfurt from Shanghai, outside Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk.

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The Independent

Ukraine crisis: Kiev moves on last rebel stronghold

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Anchorage Daily News

The Russian Far East, the Arctic and foreign trade

I wrote earlier about the diamond mine located in Mirny, a city in the Sakha Republic in the Russian Far East .

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Reuters

Belarussian oysters anyone? EU food trade looks to sidestep Russian ban

People from Britain who go to Cyprus in August are usually after sun, sea and sand but one Lincolnshire man, a trader in fruit and vegetables, is heading there this week for the potatoes.

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The Columbian

Russian aid convoy waiting for security guarantees

A driver stands near trucks forming part of an aid convoy parked in a field Saturday about 17 miles from the Ukrainian border, near Kamensk-Shakhtinsky, Rostov-on-Don region, Russia.

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