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48 min ago | The Otago Daily Times

Ukraine forces kill up to five rebels

Ukrainian forces killed up to five pro-Moscow rebels as they closed in on the separatists' military stronghold in the east, and Russia launched army drills near the border in response, raising fears its troops would invade.


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

5 hrs ago | Townhall

Crony Capitalism Keeps the US Dependent on Vladimir Putin

The latest news to come out of Ukraine doesn't involve Vice President Joe Biden, European natural gas supplies, or Vladimir Putin's insatiable appetite for the resurrection of the Soviet Union.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Opinion

9 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

Putin calls the Internet a 'CIA project'

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a media meeting organized by the Russian People's Front in St. Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, April 24, 2014.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Internet

10 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Senate's newest class speaks out on foreign policy

Sens. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire and Rand Paul of Kentucky stand on either side of the growing divide in the GOP, pitting those who favor more robust U.S. engagement overseas against an isolationist's deficit-driven concerns about the cost of foreign entanglements.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Marco Rubio

11 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Moscow court extends Navalny's house arrest

The ruling came as a surprise to many of Navalny's supporters, who had predicted that President Vladimir Putin - riding on 80 percent approval ratings after annexing the Ukrainian Black Sea region of Crimea in March - would have no qualms about putting Russia's top opposition figure behind bars.


15 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Schalke chairman draws criticism over Kremlin trip

Schalke's Clemens Toennies told business newspaper Handelsblatt Wednesday the Bundesliga team "would like to see the Kremlin and is interested in Moscow, and the Russian president is interested in Schalke and has invited us."


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

19 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Obama: New sanctions against Russia are 'teed up'

President Barack Obama speaks as he participates in a joint news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Akasaka Palace state guest house in Tokyo Thursday, April 24, 2014.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News, Russia,

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Hillary Clinton calls for more sanctions on Russia

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday she believes the outcome of the standoff in Ukraine will be a bad one for Russia.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, University of Connecticut

The Beaumont Enterprise

Russian social media CEO quits, flees country

A user of Russia's leading social network internet site VKontakte, poses holding an iPhone showing the account page of Pavel Durov, the former CEO and founder of VKontakte, in Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, April 23, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Mark Zuckerberg, Startups, Facebook, Social Software

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Russian foreign minister vows firm response if interests in Ukraine are attacked

Russia's foreign minister on Wednesday promised a firm response if its citizens or interests come under attack in Ukraine -- a vow that came after Ukraine announced a renewal of its "anti-terror" campaign against those occupying buildings in its troubled east.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Terrorism

Fox 23

Spy plane outlasts Cold War, but not defense cuts

But defense cuts now threaten to knock the high-flying reconnaissance aircraft from the sky.


Related Topix: Kim Jong Un

The Globe and Mail

Dead Ukraine politician faced hostile mob, video shows

Armed pro-Russian men get ready to fire shots into the air during a burial ceremony for Pavel Pavlenko, one of three men killed in a shootout days earlier, in Aleksandrovka, Ukraine, April 22, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine,

National Public Radio

Putin's Chess Moves In Ukraine: Brilliant Tactics, But Bad Strategy?

Some would say that Russian President Putin is playing geopolitical chess when it comes to Ukraine.


Related Topix: Games, Chess

Country Weekly

Columnist: Taylor Swift Is More Powerful Than Vladimir Putin

We know Taylor Swift has fans everywhere in the world, and that apparently includes Ukraine.


Tue Apr 22, 2014

Daily Kos

LA-Sen: Bill Cassidy (R) Warns Vladimir Putin Is Closely Watching His Race

Louisiana's Senate race could determine which party controls the upper chamber. But Rep. Bill Cassidy , who is running to unseat Sen. Mary Landrieu , thinks that more is at stake.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bill Cassidy, Bobby Jindal, Louisiana, Louisiana Government

Andover Advertiser

Blair to warn West on radical Islam

Tony Blair will describe a wider crisis with its roots in 'a radicalised and politicised view of Islam, an ideology that distorts and warps Islam's true message' The West must put aside differences with Russia over Ukraine to focus on tackling the threat from radical Islam, Tony Blair will warn tomorrow.


WKXW-FM Trenton

In Ukraine's East, Mayor Held Hostage

When armed men seized the police station in this eastern Ukrainian city, mayor Nelya Shtepa declared she was on their side.



Russia May Fingerprint HIV-Positive Citizens

After cracking down on its LGBT citizenry last where, when President Vladimir Putin signed the controversial "homosexual propaganda" law, it looks like some Russian lawmakers are taking aim at HIV-positive individuals.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian


Russia's Putin wants beefed-up presence in Arctic

President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russia should step up its presence in the Arctic and challenge other nations in exploring the world's largest untapped natural reserves, days after it started shipping its first oil from the region.


Related Topix: Russia, World News

Air Force Times

Spy vs. Spy: Former SecDef Gates talks Putin

If you're on the hunt for employment but you've been going about it mainly by sitting in your house... Former SecDef Robert Gates on Russia, Putin and Uk...: Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates discusses Russia, President Vadimir Putin and the ongoing situation in Ukraine.


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