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2 hrs ago | The Independent

Ukraine crisis: Part of 'illegal' Russian aid convoy seen...

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

ABC News

Havana Retro-Soviet Restaurant a Nod to Nostalgia

There's no rice, beans or fried plantains at Havana's newest private restaurant.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Life, Dining

Daily Reporter

Havana retro-Soviet restaurant a nod to nostalgia

There's no rice, beans or fried plantains at Havana's newest private restaurant.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Cuba, World News, Central America, Recipes

American Reporter

On Native GroundTHE Real Victor in the 2012 Election? Math

COCOA BEACH, Fla., Nov. 6, 2012, 12:37am ET -- Today is Obama Day. In the distant future, when the history books present their record of this time, this nation may be judged by the decision we make at the polls today .

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Related Topix: Cocoa Beach, FL, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Gawker

Millionaire "Alien Abductee" Wins World Chess Federation Presidency

In a 110-to-61 landslide, chess Grandmaster Garry Kasparov has lost his bid for the World Chess Federation presidency to a man who says that he was abducted by aliens.

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Brandon Sun

Russia's growing military presence in the Arctic a concern to Harper

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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Congleton Guardian

Vladimir Putin defended sending an aid convoy to Ukraine

More than 100 vehicles have made their way into rebel-held areas of eastern Ukraine without approval from Kiev or involvement of the international committee of the Red Cross .

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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, Russia, Asia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

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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National Public Radio

Sanctions Could Weaken Vladimir Putin's Renewed Popularity In Russia

The standoff between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine has raised the specter of a new Cold War.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Forbes.com

Tensions Between Russia and the West Could Surface in Moldova

We feature articles from the analysts at Stratfor, a geopolitical intelligence firm that provides strategic analysis and forecasting to individuals and organizations around the globe.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Moldova, Travel, Moldova Travel, Europe Travel, Business News

The St. Petersburg Times

A vice president of the European parliament has proposed restricting...

Ryszard Czarnecki, speaking at Poland's Sejm parliament, argued that Western sanctions against Russia have so far been a "reactive" response to Moscow's actions Photo: Ryszard Czarnecki / Twitter A vice president of the European parliament has proposed restricting the convertibility of the Russian ruble as part of a package of measures to prevent ... (more)

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Wall Street Journal

NATO Holding Back as Georgia Bids to Join Western Club

As much of the world's attention is focused on Ukraine, the West is approaching a crossroads with another country central to the struggle between Europe and Russia: the small but strategic nation of Georgia.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Georgia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Russia, Mikheil Saakashvili

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

As Ukraine forces gain in east, focus of German di...

File photo of Ukrainian President-elect Petro Poroshenko German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin talking during 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings at Benouville Castle, June 6, 2014.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Germany, Angela Merkel,

Real Clear Politics

Putin's Public Opinion Problem

Russian public opinion is far more likely in the near term to shape the behavior of the Kremlin than the new, tough sanctions against Russia - but not in ways that most would expect.

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EKathimerini

Eurozone business growth slows in July, prices fall: PMI

Eurozone private business growth slowed more than expected this month, despite widespread price cutting, as manufacturing and service industry activity both dwindled, a survey showed on Thursday.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Weyburn Review

Canada justified in acting vs Russia

Recently the federal government took "a principled stand" when Russia made some aggressive, warlike moves against Ukraine, including shooting down an unarmed passenger airliner, and amassing their forces on the Russia-Ukraine border.

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CNews

No Big Macs for Russia, four McDonald's closed amid Ukraine tensions

Russia ordered the temporary closure of four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow on Wednesday, a decision it said was over sanitary violations but which comes against a backdrop of worsening U.S.-Russian ties over Ukraine.

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The Washington Post

Ukraine Fighting With Rebels Intensifies as Deaths Mount

Ukraine's armed forces said they continue to push back separatists in fighting in the country's east, as the death toll from the conflict, already more than 2,000, mounted further.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Russia, Asia, Europe, Germany, Sukhoi Su-25, Sukhoi Aircraft, Aircraft, Military Aircraft, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Edmonton Journal

Den Tandt: Stephen Harper's annual trek north fraught with opportunity and peril

In this file photo,, Prime Minister Stephen Harper wears the Canadian Ranger sweater after he was bestowed honorary Canadian Ranger status in Gjoa Haven, Nunavut.

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