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31 min ago | 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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Related Topix: Ukraine, Europe, World News, Asia, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, US Politics, Vladimir Putin,

4 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Vladimir Putin

8 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: World News

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

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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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Science / Technology, NASA, Space, US News, Conservative Political News

West Australian

McDonald's under fire in Russia over 'quality' concerns

Russia's consumer watchdog announced Friday that it was suing American food chain McDonald's for quality violations and improper labelling of its food items.

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Reuters

Russian drunk driver kills American cyclist on peace ride -Itar-Tass

A 61-year old American man who was cycling in Russia carrying "messages of peace" was killed by a Russian drunk driver in a hit and run accident, news agency Itar-Tass reported local police as saying on Friday.

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Voice of America

Column: Russians Grapple with Conflicting MH17 Accounts

A pro-Russian fighter guards the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines jet near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine, July 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Vladimir Putin

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash

In this file photo taken on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and CEO of state-controlled Russian oil company Rosneft Igor Sechin speak during a signing ceremony of cooperation agreements with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News,

Mirror.co.uk

Miraculous escape for driver after Russian tankers collide in huge explosion

The video was taken from a passenger car that was driving behind a freight lorry in rainy conditions.

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Yahoo!

Russia claims AIDS conference exclusion

The International AIDS Society says it wants Russian involvement in the fight against the epidemic following claims from the country that it has been excluded from an international conference in Melbourne.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bloomberg

EU Floats Russian Bank Finance Ban as Ukraine Vote Nears

Bloomberg View Columnist Leonid Bershidsky discusses the world's impression of Russia and what Putin can do to reverse the negative public opinion.

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St.Petersburg Times

Russia and Ukraine, derogatory slang Here at The Moscow Times...

Here at The Moscow Times language desk, I've been trawling the interwebs, looking for new Russian words and phrases.

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U.S. Naval Institute

Ukraine - Very Disappointed' France Proceeding With Russian Mistral Deal

Ukrainian president has joined the U.S. in opposing France sale of two amphibious warships to the Russian Navy in remarks to European legislators on Thursday.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, US Military, US Navy, US News, Francois Hollande

Christian Science Monitor

Aarne Saluveer helps meld an alienated Russian minority into Estonia's culture

Conductor Aarne Saluveer conducts children's choral concerts in Estonia that help draw the country's Russian minority closer to the rest of the society.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Estonia, Asia,

Albany Times Union

Planes with Malaysia Airlines bodies leave Ukraine

In this framegrab made from a video provided by press service of the rebel Donetsk People's Republic and icorpus.ru, pro-Russians collect parts of the burning debris of a Ukrainian military fighter jet, shot down at Savur Mogila, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Netherlands, Train Disaster, Malaysia,

News Times

Russian activists convicted of organizing riots

Russian opposition activist Leonid Razvozzhayev, in handcuffs, shows V-signs from a defendant's cage in a court room prior to a hearing in the Bolotnaya square protest trial in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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Deseret News

5 stories the Russian media is telling about the MH17 disaster that you won't hear at home

Russian President Vladimir Putin listens during a meeting in Samara, Russia, Monday, July 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Vladimir Putin

Wed Jul 23, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Now Spain provides great bustards for Wiltshire release

Great bustards being reintroduced to Britain on Salisbury Plain are now reared from eggs brought here from Spain instead of Russia.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, World News

St.Petersburg Times

As Crisis Deepens, EBRD Freezes New Investment in Russia

The EBRD's decision shows that the doors have only shut tighter since the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 last week.

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