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3 hrs ago | The Age

Ukraine crisis: new Russia sanctions threats as stalemate goes on

Slaviansk: A day after an international deal in Geneva to defuse the East-West crisis in Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists vowed not to end their occupation of public buildings and Washington threatened further sanctions on Moscow if the stalemate continued.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Turkey to seek price reduction for Russian gas

Energy-dependent Turkey will ask for a discount on the price of the gas it buys from Russia, its energy minister said, with tension over Ukraine a background factor.

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Related Topix: Turkey, Middle East, World News,

Silicon Alley Insider

Charlemagne: Russia's Friends In Black

If Europe's far-right parties do as well as many expect in May's European election, no world leader will be happier than Vladimir Putin.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, Vladimir Putin

Romsey Advertiser

Russia launches Arctic oil shipment

The first ever shipment of oil from offshore Arctic waters to Europe has been launched, in a "defining moment" for the region, according to Greenpeace.

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Russia Taday

Asia eyes Russian investment as Western ties deteriorate

"It's [the interest of Asian investors in Russia -RT] quite substantial and some of the key players in Asia have a lot of money that they need to invest," Ivanov explained.

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AlertNet

Pro-Russian separatist leader says not bound by Geneva deal

The self-declared leader of pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, Denis Pushilin, on Friday said that he did not consider his men to be bound by an agreement between Russia and Ukraine to disarm and vacate occupied buildings.

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Washington Blade

Russian professor pressured to resign after U.S. trip

Oleg Kluenkov and Lyudmila Romodina of the Russian LGBT advocacy group Rakurs in D.C. on Nov. 8, 2013.

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Related Topix: Asia, US Politics, Patty Murray, Democrat, Activism, Portland, ME

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Putin in Passover greeting: Russian Jews make huge contribution

Russian Jews are making an enormous contribution to strengthening Russian society's cohesion, President Vladimir Putin wrote in a holiday greeting to the Jewish community.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Russian state media claim AP skews Putin coverage

A Maryland teenage convicted with two American women in a Jihadist terror plot has been sentenced in Philadelphia to five years in prison.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Suicide, Astronomy, Science, Northwestern University, Vladimir Putin

Sky News

Ukraine Crisis: 'Putin's Moves Bad For Russia'

Officials from Ukraine, Russia, the US and the EU hold talks later but sources are not hopeful of a diplomatic breakthrough.

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Fibre2Fashion

Knitwear factory to come up in Russia's Ingushetia

A new knitwear factory is planned to be constructed in Ali-Yurt village of Russian province of Ingushetia, according to a press release from the Ministry of Construction of the Republic of Ingushetia.

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Russia Taday

Mega oil field discovered in southern Russia

A new oil field with roughly 300 million tons of oil and 90 billion cubic meters of gas has been discovered in the Astrakhan region of Russia.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Flyers call for Jews to register with pro-Russians in Ukrainian city

Separatists in Donetsk deny involvement in circulation of documents calling for Jews 16 and up to register at occupied government building.

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Reuters

Russia woos French business elite as sanctions loom

Russia sought to woo the French business elite on Wednesday as the threat of tougher sanctions over the Ukraine crisis loom with a Franco-Russian association warning of job cuts in France as a result of restrictions.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, France, Europe, Travel, Russia Travel, Vladimir Putin

Townhall

Russian Provocateurs Prepare The Ukrainian Battlefield

For the past month, the Russian government, with Vladimir Putin its spotlight propagandist, has repeatedly declared that brutal anti-Russian ethnic violence as a prelude to ethnic-based civil war is imminent in Eastern Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Canada, Opinion

EDGE

Co-Creator of Russia's 'Homosexual Propaganda' Law Wants to Ban Gay Bars

One of Russia's lawmakers who helped create the infamous "homosexual propaganda" bill, which was signed into law by President Vladimir Putin last summer, is now urging for all gay clubs and LGBT social media pages to be banned, Gay Star News reports.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, World News, Vladimir Putin, Asia,

The Baltimore Sun

Russia mulls lawsuit against United States in WTO over sanctions

Russia is looking at the possibility of filing a lawsuit against the United States in the World Trade Organisation over sanctions hitting Russian banks, Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said on Wednesday, according to Russian news agencies.

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Ghanamma.com

South Sudan rebels 'seize' oil hub

More than one million people have been displaced in the conflict, which broke out about a month earlier after South Sudan's President Salva Kiir accused his sacked deputy Riek Machar of plotting a coup.

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Related Topix: World News, Sudan, Africa, South Sudan, Salva Kiir

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Scotsman.com

Gunbattles erupt as Ukraine 'repels attack'

IN THE first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces yesterday said they clashed with about 30 armed gunmen at a small airport.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Asia, Oleksandr Turchynov,

Weekday Magazine

Russia Says Four Militants Killed In Daghestan

Russian forces have killed four suspected militants in Daghestan during a security operation.

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