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49 min ago | The Baltimore Sun

'Men in green' raise suspicions of east Ukrainian villagers

Unidentified, heavily-armed strangers with Russian accents have appeared in an eastern Ukrainian village, arousing residents' suspicions despite Moscow's denials that its troops have deliberately infiltrated the frontier.

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2 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

The November Man: We've seen this Cold War story before

Give Russian President Vladimir Putin credit for this much: A quarter-century after the end of the Cold War, he's brought Russians back into spy thrillers.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Forex - Australian dollar gains in Asia in quiet data day

Investing.com - The Australian dollar gained on Wednesday in Asia in a quiet data day with few immediate drivers for trade.

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DurhamRegion.com

PM raises Russian threat in speech to troops-Image1

An emboldened Russia is a threat to it neighbours in the Arctic and Canada must be ready to respond to any Russian incursions in the region, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Tuesday as he ended his yearly tour of Canada's North.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Stephen Harper

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Authorities investigating another suspicious fire in Autauga Co.

Ukraine is claiming that its forces have captured 10 Russian soldiers in an eastern region where the Ukrainian troops are fighting pro-Russia separatists.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

Putin and Poroshenko meet for bilateral talks

A new international draft report says global warming is here, human-caused and can already be considered dangerous.

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Russia Taday

India, Russia need to reboot their ties in double quick time

Rajeev Sharma is a New Delhi-based journalist, author and strategic analyst. He tweets @Kishkindha and can be reached at bhootnath004@yahoo.com.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Manmohan Singh, Travel, Asia Travel, Pakistan Travel, Opinion

Project Syndicate

Endgame for Putin in Ukraine?

Vladimir Putin may enjoy 80% public support in Russia for his Ukraine policy; but it has become increasingly clear that he has bitten off more than he can chew.

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National Public Radio

Have U.S., Russia Policies Helped The Rise Of Islamist Extremists?

David Greene talks to George Mason University Professor Mark Katz, who believes both Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Obama's policies have helped to advance the Islamic State.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 8-U.S. crude edges lower in light trading on weak economic data

Brent crude oil rose on Monday and U.S. crude fell in light trading, as support from geopolitical tensions in Ukraine and Libya countered ample supplies and anticipated weak demand after a slew of disappointing economic data from the United States and Europe.

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St.Petersburg Times

Ukraine Compromise on the Table in Minsk

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel greeting Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko in Kiev on August 23. Photo: President.gov.ua After months of a bloody struggle over the fate of Ukraine, all sides in the conflict will attempt to initiate a tangible diplomatic resolution to the crisis during high-profile talks in the Belarussian capital Minsk on ... (more)

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

The Washington Post

Why U.S. conservatives love Russiaa s Vladimir Putin

On Friday, I wrote a piece reevaluating the Russian position on the crisis in Syria, asking whether, in hindsight, Moscow's early attempts to preserve the regime of Bashar al-Assad ought to have been taken more seriously by the West.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, World News, Russia, Asia, Business News

Voice of America

NATO Plots Defense Against Russia

A freight car loaded with self-propelled howitzers is seen at a railway station in Kamensk-Shakhtinsky, Rostov region, near the border with Ukraine, August 24, 2014.

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

The Globe and Mail

Ukrainian forces clash with rebels near Russian border: military

Armed pro-Russian separatists force several dozen Ukrainian prisoners of war into a bus after they were paraded through the streets of Donetsk, Ukraine, Aug. 24, 2014.

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Iol.co.za

Russia gets cranky with Jack Daniel's imports

Russia's consumer agency says its has found traces of a chemical used in insect repellent in batches of Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey whiskey, which would be barred from sale.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Den Tandt: Harper's arctic strategy more than just a political gambit

Of all the sovereignty-boosting, patriotism-inducing, national myth-building projects this prime minister has taken on over the past eight years - and there have been a few of them now - Stephen Harper's quixotic quest to find the lost ships of the doomed 19th Century English explorer John Franklin may appear the most vainglorious.

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Related Topix: Stephen Harper, North America, Canada, World News

St.Petersburg Times

As Russia and U.S. Struggle, China Rejoices

President Vladimir Putin,standing, alongside Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, standing center-right, in Shanghai in May, when Russia and China signed a much-anticipated gas deal.

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Accuracy In Academia

Castro's Spy, the CIA, John Kerry and the AP

Editor's Note: When you're too far left to work in the government for a Democratic Administration, an academic berth probably awaits.

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Related Topix: Cuba, AL, Prison, Raul Castro

DNA India

Ukraine marks defiant national day, rebels parade captives

Ukraine marked its independence day on Sunday with a military march past in Kiev intended to send a message of defiance to Russia, but pro-Moscow rebels countered by parading captured Ukrainian troops through the streets in their stronghold.

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Channel3000

Stock market matchup: Yellen vs. Putin

One is a soft spoken economic policy wonk, the other an ex-KGB operative who poses for photos shirtless on horseback.

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