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Gazprom on Friday shipped the first oil from the country's only offshore Arctic field in operation to Europe, marking the latest step in the development of the environmentally fragile and ice-cold site.
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Admit it. You wish you were Vladimir Putin right now. Enemies fear him. Allies are grateful to him.
A favorable comment made by President Vladimir Putin during his annual call-in show on Thursday seems to have triggered a change of fortune for embattled independent television channel Dozhd, which is threatened with closure after being dropped by numerous major television operators.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk believes Russian President Vladimir Putin "has a dream to restore the Soviet Union" - and Putin realizing that dream would be disastrous for the rest of the world.
Ukraine and Russia traded blame Sunday for a shootout at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine that left at least three people dead and others with gunshot wounds.
Jim Kress Wrote: There are so many grammatical mistakes in this leaflet [about Jews in Ukraine] that it could fool only non-Russian speaking people about its authenticity.
As finger-pointing and accusations tumble out about whether Russian nationalists or Ukrainian nationalist are responsible for flyers in eastern Ukraine demanding that Jews register with local municipalities, the most important thing is being lost in the shuffle.
Poland and the United States are preparing to announce the deployment of U.S. ground forces to Poland as part of an expansion of NATO's presence in Central and Eastern Europe in response to events in Ukraine.
If Europe's far-right parties do as well as many expect in May's European election, no world leader will be happier than Vladimir Putin.
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, Friday, April 18, 2014.
This isn't to say it's not a good "prospect" for ending tensions in Ukraine, as President Obama has said.
Yet even as Obama attempts to boost his effort to emphasize U.S. interest in Asia, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s intervention in Ukraine is complicating efforts to reassure Asian nations _ which share the region with an increasingly assertive China - that the U.S. is committed to their security.
Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden calls Russian Vladimir Putin during the leader's televised question and answer session with the nation to ask about mass surveillance.
The first ever shipment of oil from offshore Arctic waters to Europe has been launched, in a "defining moment" for the region, according to Greenpeace.
Russia is aiming to weaken the interim Ukrainian government - "perhaps to the point of collapse" - with a new de-escalation deal that has already run into major problems , said Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer.
By Lee Berthiaume Ottawa Citizen OTTAWA - Canada is a step closer to a new Cold War with Prime Minister Stephen Harper announcing Thursday the deployment of six fighter jets and 20 military officers to Eastern and Central Europe to counter Russian "expansionism and militarism."