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2 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News

Ukraine's Leaders Say Have U.S. Backing To Take On 'Aggressors'

Ukraine's government relaunched a security operation to crack down on pro-Russian armed groups after an Easter pause on Wednesday and said it had the backing of the United States.

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

7 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Risk of - city-killing' asteroid striking Earth higher than thought, experts warn

A meteorite contrail over the Ural Mountains' city of Chelyabinsk, about 1,500 kilometres east of Moscow, Russia pictured in February 2013.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Non-Profit

Tue Apr 22, 2014

International Business Times

Ukraine President Calls for New Anti-rebel Offensive as Crisis Deal Falters

In an appeal that may complicate European efforts to mediate the crisis, Turchinov said two "brutally tortured" bodies had been found near Slaviansk, the objective of the failed Ukrainian army offensive.

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

Russia Taday

US sends 600 troops to Eastern Europe, warship USS Taylor enters Black Sea

U.S. Navy frigate USS Taylor sets sail in the Bosphorus, on its way to the Black Sea in Istanbul April 22, 2014 US frigate USS Taylor has entered the Black Sea, according to the US Navy, as the Pentagon announces plans to dispatch some 600 troops to Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia for military exercises.

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Jerusalem Post

If Putin really wants to help Jews and Russia...

The Kremlin's questionable claim of widespread anti-Semitism as partial justification for threatening and even occupying parts of Ukraine should not obscure the fact that Russian President Vladimir Putin has genuinely championed the cause of Russian Jewry.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin, Israel, Middle East, Opinion

Washington Times

U.S. conducts spy flight over Russia

After a tit-for-tat series of delays, the United States conducted an Open Skies Treaty intelligence flight over Russian territory on Monday, a State Department official said.

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KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Biden to Ukraine: We'll support you

As the crisis in Ukraine shows no signs of easing, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden promised support for Ukraine and stressed that the United States won't recognize Russia's annexation of Crimea.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Russia, Asia, Oleksandr Turchynov,

The Wichita Eagle

Russia's Navalny found guilty in libel case

Russian opposition activist and anti-corruption crusader Alexei Navalny, right, is escorted to a court by a policeman, left, from his home, where he is currently staying under house arrest in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Biden promises more U.S. support for Ukraine

As the crisis in Ukraine shows no signs of easing, Vice President Joe Biden promised support for Ukraine and stressed that the United States won't recognize Russia's annexation of Crimea.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Oleksandr Turchynov, Russia, Asia,

The Daily Beast

Germany Helped Prep Russia for WarBy Josh Rogin

Over the past few years, NATO countries have helped Russia revolutionize its armed forces.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Finance News Update, what you need to know

At 0630 AEST on Tuesday, the local unit was trading at 93.27 US cents, down from 93.57 cents on Thursday before the four-day Easter long weekend.

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Christian Science Monitor

Russia ships its first Arctic oil. Is a boom coming?

The Prirazlomnaya oil platform is towed from Severodvinsk to the Arctic seaport of Murmansk, 906 miles north of Moscow, Russia.

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Trend

Zarif in Moscow to attend Caspian Sea Conference

Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif arrived here in Russian capital city Monday night at the top of a delegation to attend the Moscow Caspian Sea Littoral States Foreign Ministers Conference, IRNA reported.

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Marine News

Russian Navy Take Over Crimea Combat Dolphins

The combat dolphin program in the Crimean city of Sevastopol will be preserved and redirected towards the interests of the Russian Navy, according to a report by official news agency RIA Novosti.

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Trend

Azerbaijani Muganbank starts selling shares

The placement of emission of JSC Muganbank's ordinary nominal undocumented shares worth five million manats will start at the Baku Stock Exchange on April 23. "The bank asked for the inclusion of its shares into the unquoted BSE list," according to a message from the stock exchange.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Switched

Russian Politician Bullies Female Journalists

Liberal Democratic Party leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky gestures as he speaks at a plenary session in the State Duma, parliament's lower chamber, Moscow, Russia, Friday, Jan. 27, 2012.

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Examiner.com

Ukraine's post-revolutionary leaders must go

A ppearing on NBC's "Meet the Press" with David Gregory, 39-year-old interim Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk appealed to what's left to the old McCarthy crowd [communist paranoics], asking the U.S. government to rebuild the Ukrainian military.

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The Heard Citizen

Pastoral Nuggets: Drifting

Andy Stanley said, "In life everybody winds up somewhere - a few people wind-up somewhere on purpose!" As Christians, we need to get our heads and hearts wrapped around this.

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Korea Herald

Shootout in east Ukraine shatters truce

Four people were reported killed Sunday in a gun battle in restive eastern Ukraine, shattering a fragile Easter truce in the crisis-hit former Soviet republic.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Transworld

Anton Evstifeev Experiences Bali

My dude Anton Evstifeev made the trek from Moscow, Russia, to Bali, Indonesia, to experience the land, the people, and ride some BMX, too.

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