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1 hr ago | The St. Petersburg Times

Gazprom on Friday shipped the first oil from the country's only...

Gazprom on Friday shipped the first oil from the country's only offshore Arctic field in operation to Europe, marking the latest step in the development of the environmentally fragile and ice-cold site.


Related Topix: Environment, Science

6 hrs ago | International Business Times

Deadly Gun Attack in Eastern Ukraine Shakes Fragile Geneva Accord

At least three people were killed in a gunfight in the early hours of Sunday near a Ukrainian city controlled by pro- 's Western-backed government, with each questioning the other's compliance with the agreement, brokered last week in Geneva, to end a crisis that has made 's Right Sector nationalist group had attacked them.


Related Topix: Europe, Ukraine

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The News Tribune

Vladimir Putin’s terrific, triumphant, all good, totally awesome year

Admit it. You wish you were Vladimir Putin right now. Enemies fear him. Allies are grateful to him.


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

St.Petersburg Times

A favorable comment made by President Vladimir Putin during his...

A favorable comment made by President Vladimir Putin during his annual call-in show on Thursday seems to have triggered a change of fortune for embattled independent television channel Dozhd, which is threatened with closure after being dropped by numerous major television operators.


Free Republic

Ukraine PM: Putin 'Has a Dream to Restore the Soviet Union'

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk believes Russian President Vladimir Putin "has a dream to restore the Soviet Union" - and Putin realizing that dream would be disastrous for the rest of the world.


ABC News

Ukraine, Russia Trade Blame for Eastern Shootout

Ukraine and Russia traded blame Sunday for a shootout at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine that left at least three people dead and others with gunshot wounds.



Maybe Russians Should Apologize for the 20th Century First

Jim Kress Wrote: There are so many grammatical mistakes in this leaflet [about Jews in Ukraine] that it could fool only non-Russian speaking people about its authenticity.


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

St.Petersburg Times

Russia's Federation Council on Wednesday gave its blessing to legal...

Russia's Federation Council on Wednesday gave its blessing to legal changes that would require foreign citizens to prove their ability to speak Russian.


Sat Apr 19, 2014


Why Not Arm the Jews In Ukraine?

As finger-pointing and accusations tumble out about whether Russian nationalists or Ukrainian nationalist are responsible for flyers in eastern Ukraine demanding that Jews register with local municipalities, the most important thing is being lost in the shuffle.


Related Topix: Opinion

Bellingham Herald

Official: U.S. preparing to deploy U.S. ground forces to Poland

Poland and the United States are preparing to announce the deployment of U.S. ground forces to Poland as part of an expansion of NATO's presence in Central and Eastern Europe in response to events in Ukraine.


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

Silicon Alley Insider

Charlemagne: Russia's Friends In Black

If Europe's far-right parties do as well as many expect in May's European election, no world leader will be happier than Vladimir Putin.


Related Topix: Russia, Asia, World News

News Times

Ukraine crisis: turning points

Denis Pushilin, foreground center, spokesman of the self-appointed Donetsk People's Republic, speaks to reporters inside the regional administration building seized earlier in Donetsk, Ukraine, Friday, April 18, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine,

Asbury Park Press

PARKER: She sees Russia from here

This isn't to say it's not a good "prospect" for ending tensions in Ukraine, as President Obama has said.


Sky News

Ex Ukraine PM Urges EU To Step Up Sanctions

The former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has urged EU leaders to impose more sanctions if Russia disregards the agreements signed in Geneva.


Related Topix: Asia, Russia

Fri Apr 18, 2014


On upcoming trip, Obama will try to pivot to Asia - again

Yet even as Obama attempts to boost his effort to emphasize U.S. interest in Asia, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s intervention in Ukraine is complicating efforts to reassure Asian nations _ which share the region with an increasingly assertive China - that the U.S. is committed to their security.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton

The Age

Edward Snowden defends question to Vladimir Putin on spying, calls response a evasivea

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden calls Russian Vladimir Putin during the leader's televised question and answer session with the nation to ask about mass surveillance.


Romsey Advertiser

Russia launches Arctic oil shipment

The first ever shipment of oil from offshore Arctic waters to Europe has been launched, in a "defining moment" for the region, according to Greenpeace.

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Albany Times Union

BREMMER: Russia Wants This Deal To 'Weaken The Ukrainian Government To The Point Of Collapse'

Russia is aiming to weaken the interim Ukrainian government - "perhaps to the point of collapse" - with a new de-escalation deal that has already run into major problems , said Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer.


Ottawa Citizen

Canada to send fighter jets to Eastern Europe as worries about Russia mount

By Lee Berthiaume Ottawa Citizen OTTAWA - Canada is a step closer to a new Cold War with Prime Minister Stephen Harper announcing Thursday the deployment of six fighter jets and 20 military officers to Eastern and Central Europe to counter Russian "expansionism and militarism."


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Stephen Harper, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Vladimir Putin: - What would you need Alaska for?'

President Vladimir Putin controls just about everything - politics, media, billionaire cronies - in the Russian Federation.


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