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Sakhalinskaya Oblast', Russia News

Local news for Sakhalinskaya Oblast', Russia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

9 hrs ago | The Age

MH17: Julie Bishop concerned Russia may be actively undermining process to access crash site

Paul McGeough reports from Shakhtersk in eastern war-ravaged Ukraine, where fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels have blocked international access to the Malaysia Airlines crash site.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Donetsk in firing line as MH17 crash site becomes battlefield goal

Paul McGeough reports from Shakhtersk in eastern war-ravaged Ukraine, where fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels have blocked international access to the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash site.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Europe, Ukraine

City Pages

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike presents a Chekhovian world

There's a high probability that your enjoyment of the Guthrie's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will be directly related to how familiar you are with the works of Anton Chekhov.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Scoop

Orchestra Wellington presents The Song of the Nightingale

Haydn: Symphony No. 83 in G minor, The Hen Ravel: Piano Concerto in G Stravinsky: Song of the Nightingale Rimsky-Korsakov: The Golden Cockerel On Saturday, August 9, pianist Jian Liu joins Orchestra Wellington for Ravel's Piano Concerto in G , a work combining Gallic sass and sparkle with moments of bluesy reflection.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, World News, Russia, Opera

ABC News

AFP officers turn back from MH17 crash site after 'explosions' heard

A team of unarmed federal police officers has again abandoned attempts to reach the crash site of Malaysia Airlines MH17 amid fierce fighting in the area.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Wilson's Almanac

Russia's Crimean redevelopment quagmire

While international attention is focused on eastern Ukraine, Crimea remains both a gaping wound for many Ukrainian citizens and a political nightmare for the Kyiv administration.

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

Thu Jul 24, 2014

City Pages

Guthrie presents modern take on Chekhov in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Director Joel Sass gets a chance to direct one of his favorite playwrights with the Guthrie Theater's production of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike .

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Theater, Arts, Christopher Durang

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Russia Taday

Ukraine air force strikes 30km from plane crash site despite ban - reports

Ukrainian State Emergency Service employees search for bodies amongst the wreckage at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of Grabove, in the region of Donetsk on July 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: Europe, Train Disaster, World News, Ukraine, Air Accidents, US Military, US Air Force, Russia,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Shakespeare & Company's 'VANYA & SONIA' to Begin 8/6

With a healthy dose of hilarity, heart and humility Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike joins the Bernstein repertory with director Matthew Penn at the helm.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The St. Petersburg Times

Ordinary Russians Will Suffer in Putin's New Cold War

More than a century ago the writer Anton Chekhov said, "If in the first act you have hung a pistol on the wall, then in the following act it should be fired."

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

The St. Petersburg Times

More than a century ago the writer Anton Chekhov said, "If in the...

More than a century ago the writer Anton Chekhov said, "If in the first act you have hung a pistol on the wall, then in the following act it should be fired."

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

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Crisis In Ukraine: Path To Peace Or Disastrous Economic Confrontation...

Before the Malaysian flight tragedy, I argued that a mutually destructive economic confrontation between the West and Russia is not likely to happen.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

USA Today

Voices: Downed plane brings sense of deja vu

Voices: Downed plane brings sense of deja vu A writer covered an incident in 1983 in which the Soviet Union shot down a Korean jet.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, South Korea, Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft

Thu Jul 17, 2014

In-depth Africa

Concerns over why ill-fated aircraft flew over war zone

Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 appeared to have been flying through ordinary and open airspace before it was 'shot down', according to an airline industry group.

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PanArmenian Network

Malaysian plane shot down over eastern Ukraine, 295 dead

PanARMENIAN.Net - A Malaysian airliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, Jujly 17, killing all 295 people aboard, a Ukrainian interior ministry official was quoted as saying by Interfax-Ukraine news agency.

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The Daily Beast

MH17 Black Box - Sent To Moscow'By Anna Nemtsova

A Malaysian Boeing 777 airliner carrying 295 people on board was shot down by a surface to air missile outside the mining town of Shakhtersk in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, an area controlled by rebels.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Airliners that have been shot down

A funeral procession is held for six Pakistani and Indian nationals who were killed aboard Iran Air Flight 655, July 12, 1988, in Iran.

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Related Topix: Iran, World News, Middle East, South Korea, Asia, US Military, US Navy, Russia

Examiner.com

Churchill Archive Centre Opens Mitrokhin Archive, KGB Secrets Exposed

More than 20 years later, Cambridge University has released a trove of KGB documented handed over by a Soviet defector.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England, Russia, Asia, Essex County, England, Greater London County, England,

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Free Republic

UKRAINE Operation on counter-terrorism: the latest developments in the Donbass

After the annexation of Crimea by Russia, the Kremlin stimulated separatist crisis spread to the east of Ukraine.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The St. Petersburg Times

Ukraine's move Friday toward attempting to sell nearly 50 percent in...

If the South Stream pipeline project is completed, then by 2015 Ukrainian pipelines will no longer be needed for Russian gas exports.

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