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1 hr ago | CBC News

Sanctions against Russia in phase 3, but is Vladimir Putin listening?

Russian President Vladimir Putin appears unfazed by sanctions. Experts say he has a different agenda - building a Russian sphere of influence.

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Washington Post

Senate confirms US ambassador to Russia

John Tefft of Va., arrives to testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, to be the new U.S. Ambassador to Russia.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Senator Bob Menendez, Harry Reid, Democrat

The Globe and Mail

Moscow fights back after sanctions; battle rages near MH17 crash site in Ukraine

A woman takes a photograph of wreckage at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove , Donetsk region July 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Russia, Air Accidents

Bloomberg

Cold Twitter War: Obama's Puppy, Putin's Big Cat

Yet in the crossfire of sanctions flying over Russia's incursion in Ukraine and the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner, Dmitry Rogozin, Russia's deputy prime minister, has raised the stakes on Twitter.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Florida, OH

The Washington Post

WTI Oil Set for Worst Month in Nine on Dollar Gain; Brent Falls

West Texas Intermediate dropped for a fourth day, slipping below $100 a barrel, as the dollar headed for its biggest monthly gain against the euro since last February, curbing the appeal of the commodity.

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CBC News

Inquiry into poisoning death of former Russian spy opens in U.K.

A man looks at a portrait of ex-spy Andrei Litvinenko by Russian artists Dmitry Vrubel and Viktoria Timofeyeva in the Marat Guelman gallery in Moscow.

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The Fresno Bee

Russia ordered to pay another $2.5 bln for Yukos

The decision follows a ruling Monday by an international court ordering Russian President Vladimir Putin's government to pay a colossal $50 billion to the former majority shareholder in Yukos.

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San Bernardino County Sun

California should thank Vladimir Putin: Joe Mathews

California, with its historic reliance on defense-related industries, never quite recovered from the end of the Cold War.

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Related Topix: California, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, Opinion

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Viking FM

Nato 'Unprepared' For Possible Russia Attack

An influential group of MPs says that the recent conflict in Ukraine has revealed "serious deficiencies" in Nato's preparedness to counter threats.

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Forbes.com

Is Putin's Non-Denial An Admission That Russia Shot Down MH17?

Vladimir Putin 's curious silence on the shooting down of the Malaysian Airliner is the equivalent of Sherlock Holmes' "dog that did not bark."

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News Max

Darrell Issa on Malaysian Jet Deaths: Blood Is on Putin's Hands

Russian President Vladimir Putin is responsible for the deaths of 298 people from the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine last month, Rep. Darrell Issa said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Barack Obama, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

The Daily Beast

Sasha Mordovets/GettyIs Putin About to Blink?As the Kremlin gets more ...

The Russian Ministry of Defense has been mocking claims by the United States that there's proof Moscow is giving military aid to the separatists in Ukraine.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Russia counts cost of new US, EU sanctions

An 8-year-old boy has died after a bullet fired from outside went through a home's wall and hit the child in bed early Wednesday, Detroit police said.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

The Age

Edward Snowden should cut deal and go home to US, German minister says

Los Angeles Times: NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is too young to spend his life dodging extradition in remote foreign locales, Germany's justice minister said on Tuesday in advising the fugitive to return to the United States and face the charges against him.

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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Salisbury Journal

Russia hit by new world sanctions

The European Union and US are to impose new economic sanctions against Russia following the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which has been blamed on Moscow-backed rebels in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, Russia, US News, Barack Obama, US Politics, Washington, DC

GPB.org

France Presses On With Deal To Sell Two Warships To Russia

People holding Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar flags demonstrate in front of the French-built Vladivostok warship in St. Nazaire, western France, on June 1. The protesters are opposed to the to the sale of the Vladivostok and Sevastopol warships to Russia.

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

The Miami Herald

a Gop ultimatum to Vlad

With the party united, the odds are now at least even that the GOP will not only hold the House but also capture the Senate in November.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization),

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson calls Vladimir Putin a 'megalomaniac'

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said Russian President Vladimir Putin was a "megalomaniac" who "doesn't care about the Russian economy" as he urged the U.S. and its western allies to show resolve in the crisis over Ukraine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican

Food Industry

Putin gets taster to check food for poison

Russian president Vladimir Putin employs a personal food taster to ensure his meals are not poisoned and the Queen hates shellfish, according to the chefs that prepare their food.

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Related Topix: Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

The Age

'I'd love to shoot you down'

Ivanovskoe, Russia: In eastern Ukraine, one text message can turn you into an enemy.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine,

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