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8 min ago | Gawker
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.
4 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
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.
8 hrs ago | Congleton Guardian
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 .
10 hrs ago | Counterpunch
On the Pushkin square in central Moscow, McDonald's, this symbol of Pax Americana, has been shut down this week.
14 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal
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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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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 08:50 pm
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