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11 min ago | Counterpunch

Kill Putin

On the Pushkin square in central Moscow, McDonald's, this symbol of Pax Americana, has been shut down this week.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Vladimir Putin

4 hrs ago | SooToday

Militarization of Arctic concerns PM

Russia's growing military presence in the Arctic is a concern and Canada should not get complacent about it, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Friday during the second leg of his annual northern tour.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Stephen Harper, Asia, Vladimir Putin

5 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

Missing Russian found dead in Grand Teton park

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Related Topix: World News, Jackson, WY

5 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Missing Russian found dead in Grand Teton park

The body of 20-year-old Aleksandr "Sasha" Sagiev was found in the park Friday. The student from Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, was reported missing Monday after going for a hike.

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Related Topix: World News, US National Parks, Grand Teton National Park

5 hrs ago | St.Petersburg Times

A Russian consumer protection watchdog has threatened stores still...

A Russian consumer protection watchdog has threatened stores still stocking Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey Whiskey with legal action after it claimed to have found benzyl benzoate in the U.S.-made liquor.

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8 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

Chess as a Metaphor for Putin's Sway

For all the attention to the battle underway in Ukraine , Vladimir Putin won a symbolic cultural skirmish in Norway this month that stands as yet another example of how he has confounded the West.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News,

12 hrs ago | Yahoo!

UEFA will not recognise results of Crimean clubs in Russia

European football's governing body UEFA on Friday said that it would not recognise the results of any matches played by clubs from Crimea in competitions organised by the Russian Football Union .

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Ukraine,

12 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

What Russia Just Did in Ukraine Has the U.S. 'Strongly Concerned'

Declaring it had lost patience with Ukraine's stalling tactics, Russia sent over 130 aid trucks rolling into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without the approval of the government in Kiev.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Ukraine, US Politics, US News

12 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

McDonald's in firing line as Russia retaliates

Russia widened investigations into McDonald's restaurants in what looks like a tit-for-tat retaliation against American interests after the West imposed sanctions over Ukraine.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Richard Branson

13 hrs ago | CNews

Ukraine accuses Russia of invasion after aid convoy crosses border

A Russian convoy of trucks carrying humanitarian aid for Ukraine drives in the direction of the Ukrainian border near Donetsk, Rostov Region, August 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

14 hrs ago | Switched

NATO: Alarming Buildup Of Russian Forces Near Ukrainian Border

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Friday the alliance had observed an alarming build-up of Russian ground and air forces in the vicinity of Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Asia, Vladimir Putin

16 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Serbia says it won't impose sanctions on Russia

Despite pressure from the European Union, Serbia will not impose sanctions against Russia or curb its food exports to that country, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said Friday.

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16 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Serbia says it won't impose sanctions on Russia

Despite pressure from the European Union, Serbia will not impose sanctions against Russia or curb its food exports to that country, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said Friday.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Agriculture, Science, Opinion

18 hrs ago | Canada.com

First trucks in Russian aid convoy driven across border into eastern Ukraine

Throngs of people, dressed completely, elegantly, blindingly, in white showed up to Yaletown's David Lam Park to partake in the biggest Diner en Blanc to hit Vancouver yet.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Travel, Ukraine Travel, Europe Travel, North America Travel, Canada Travel, Vancouver, Canada Travel

19 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

Interview: Economist Says Food Ban 'Certainly Against Russian Economic Interests'

When Russian economist Sergei Guriyev left Moscow in April 2013, he said: "I left because I don't want to sit in jail.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Agriculture, Science, Vladimir Putin

22 hrs ago | Suria

Russia holds Japan whaling research vessel

A Japanese whaling vessel and its crew were being held in Russia on Friday after the ship entered Russian territorial waters without permission, Tokyo said.

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Related Topix: World News, Vladimir Putin

22 hrs ago | Suria

Russian Communist park restored amid...

Sliding into shabbiness after the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, a giant Moscow complex extolling the days of the old planned economy has been restored amid a wave of nostalgia for Russia's past.

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Related Topix: Travel, Russia Travel, Europe Travel, Moscow, Russia Travel, World News, Science / Technology, Space, Vladimir Putin

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Suria

Tourism tanks in Crimea under the...

Restaurant owner Galina Anchukova looks out across the seaside promenade in sunny Feodosia, with its straggle of strolling tourists, and sees a wasted financial opportunity.

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

NHK World

Import ban pushes up Russian food prices

Food prices in Russia's Far East have been rising since the country imposed a ban on food imports from Western nations earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, World News, Asia

The Globe and Mail

The best images from the past 24 hours

A nurse holds the hand of a premature baby, who was born at five months of pregnancy, after feeding it with expressed breast milk on the first day of donation at a hospital in Medellin.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Chincoteague, VA, Chincoteague Island, VA

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