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49 min ago | 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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Related Topix: Opinion

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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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds

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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Related Topix: Stephen Harper, North America, Canada

The Washington Post

Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition

Chancellor Angela Merkel's emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine's crisis - showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend - underlines Germany's increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Francois Hollande

Forbes.com

Memo to Putin: Read Adam Smith

Steve Forbes is Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media. Steve's new book: Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy - and What We Can Do About It , co-authored by Elizabeth Ames comes out next month.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bloomberg

China, Russia Fight Terror in Biggest Central Asian Army Drill

More than 7,000 troops from China , Russia and four central Asia countries have gathered in Inner Mongolia for their biggest joint drills to fight terrorists.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Terrorism

The Washington Post

Crafting a strategy for deterring Putin

At the public kickoff of a discussion here about U.S. policy toward Russia and Ukraine, former defense secretary Robert Gates joked that his favorite definition of diplomacy was "petting a dog and saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock."

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The Independent

Vin Diesel challenges Vladimir Putin to ice bucket challenge: His response was unenthusiastic

It is with a heavy heart that we can confirm that Vladimir Putin has still not agreed to do the ALS ice bucket challenge .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Als, Health, Michelle Obama

Advocate

Russian Neo-Nazi Sentenced to Five Years In Penal Colony, But Not For Antigay Attacks

A Russian nationalist whose viral videos showed him torturing, assaulting, and verbally abusing gay men has been convicted for "inciting and fomenting cases of extremism," and sentenced to five years in a penal colony, according to LGBTQ Nation and the Russian government news agency, Interfax .

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Social Software

KIII

Ukrainian troops inch closer to rebel city Donetsk

Ukrainian government troops were fighting pro-Russian rebels in the streets of Luhansk on Tuesday and captured most of a town near the eastern city of Donetsk, tightening the noose around that key rebel-held stronghold, Ukrainian officials said.

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Related Topix: Belarus, World News, Ukraine

Squamish Chief

Ukrainian govt troops inch closer to rebel-held city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine

Ukrainian government troops were fighting pro-Russian rebels in the streets of Luhansk on Tuesday and captured most of a town near the eastern city of Donetsk, tightening the noose around that key rebel-held stronghold, Ukrainian officials said.

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Related Topix: Belarus, World News, Ukraine

The Winnipeg Free Press

Killing for God: In the Great War, religion was both a crutch and a sword

This war memorial, located in front of Deer Lodge Centre, shows a soldier being carried into heaven by an angel, an example of the intersection of religion and war.

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Related Topix: Religion, Orthodox Church, Roman Catholic Church, Opinion

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