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7 hrs ago | Daily Camera

Boulder gets look at Russia's views on gays, controversial punk band

As part of Russian Culture Week, Russian-American journalist Masha Gessen will give two public talks Thursday at the University of Colorado.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Boulder, CO, Vladimir Putin, World News, Russia

10 hrs ago | Newsday

Snowden and Putin: Who is playing whom?

The debate over Mr Snowden's actions and motivations was once again joined on Thursday, after the NSA leaker appeared on a Russian television call-in show to ask President Vladimir Putin about his country's surveillance programmes.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Russia, World News, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, US Politics

14 hrs ago | Time

Pro-Russia Militants Defy Diplomatic Deal in Ukraine

Denis Pushilin, foreground center, spokesman of the self-appointed Donetsk People's Republic, speaks to reporters inside the regional administration building seized earlier in Donetsk, Ukraine, April 18, 2014.


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

18 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Russian Spy Planes in U.S. SkiesBy Eli Lake

Russian surveillance planes already fly over America, thanks to a long-standing treaty.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, US News, US Politics, Mike Rogers, Republican, US House of Representatives,

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Free Republic

Immigrants Will Form Half of Russian Federation’s Population in 2050, Experts Say

If current trends continue, half of the population of the Russian Federation in its current borders will consist of immigrants, according to a new Moscow study, a conclusion clearly intended to feed anti-immigrant feelings and, more speculatively, designed to promote a discussion of what can and should be done, including the changing of those ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Russia,

The Huffington Post

The 26 Best Cities In The World To See Street Art

The street art world has undergone a massive shift in the past few years, with famous figures like Banksy and Shepard Fairey elevating the medium to mainstream consciousness.


Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Russia, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

Jerusalem Post

Putin warns of 'abyss' on Ukraine, and in relations with US

The prospect of conflict in Eastern Ukraine prompted emergency talks in Geneva on Thursday, where the United States, Russian Federation, European Union and Ukraine itself ostensibly agreed on a political structure to de-escalate the crisis.


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

Wall Street Journal

Snowden Appears on Putin Call-In Show

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden asks Russian President Vladimir Putin a question about government surveillance on a call-in show.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin, Privacy


Vladimir Putin says he hopes no need to send troops into Ukraine

In Massapequa overturned vehicle. two lanes blocked on Seaford-Oyster Bay Expwy/Rt-135 SB between Boundary Ave/X6 and Rt-107/X5.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Oyster Bay, NY, Massapequa, NY, Hempstead, NY, Middle Island, NY, Plainview, NY


Head of Japan's MFA cancels visit to Russia

The visit of Japan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Fumio Kishida to Russia, scheduled to late April, has been postponed.


Related Topix: Russia, Asia, World News,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Just Released: "TMK (TRMK) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review"

The company classifies its products into two major divisions namely, seamless products and welded products.


Related Topix: Russia, World News

Customer Interaction Solutions

DGAP-Regulatory: Sberbank: STATEMENT of Material Fact 'On specific...

Regulatory: Sberbank: STATEMENT of Material Fact 'On specific resolutions adopted by the Board of Directors of the issuer' Sberbank / Miscellaneous 16.04.2014 10:34 Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EquityStory.RS, LLC - a company of EQS Group AG.


Related Topix: Russia, Asia, World News,

The Fairfield Ledger

Ukrainian delegation visits Fairfield

A group of six Ukrainians visited Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment Thursday to learn about the school and to share information about their native country.


Related Topix: Fairfield, IA, Education Etc., World News, Russia, Asia, Jefferson County, IA


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.


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


Can 'odd couple' Kerry and Lavrov take the edge off crisis?

Russian ties may be at their frostiest since the height of the Cold War, but at least there's some warmth to the relationship between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, World News, Russia, Condoleezza Rice, George Bush,

Big News

Russia calls UN Security Council meeting on Ukraine

In a note to members, which supposedly stemmed from a Russian request, council members were originally invited to informal consultations on Monday evening.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

Weekday Magazine

Czech Hotel Owner Stages One-Man Protest Against Russia

As far as hotels go, the Brioni Boutique is pretty nondescript. Except, of course, for the neatly printed note on its door with the following message: "As of March 24, 2014 we refuse accommodation to citizens of the Russian Federation because of the annexation of Crimea.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Russia,

Washington Post

Monkey Cage: What Putin gets about soft power

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with All-Russia People's Front activists in his Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, 10 April 2014.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Russia, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Hot Spot Gets Cold Shoulder

In the early 1990s, when the German spa town of Baden-Baden was aging and fading, an inflow of Russian money that followed the collapse of the Soviet Union boosted tourism and drove up real-estate prices.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Germany,

Germanya s Merkel calls Putin to discuss UkraineRussian President...

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting of a board of trustees of the Russian Geographical Society in a library of Moscow State University in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Russia, Europe, Germany