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  1. Unicef: 1.7 million Ukraine children at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    ... Poirier, Unicef regional director for Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Government forces and pro-Russia rebels have been battling for control of eastern Donetsk and Luhansk regions since April, after Russia annexed Ukraine's southeastern ...

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  2. Russia seeks 10 years in prison for Putin foeRussian opposition...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TheCourier.com

    ... throughout the trial that there never were any damages. The French executive who wrote the complaint also left Russia shortly afterward and never attended the hearings. The prosecutors, who demanded eight years in prison for Oleg Navalny, insisted ...

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  3. Gas prices drop below $2 at some Ohio filling stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Norwalk Reflector

    ... balances it out." Mr. Coffelt said he suspects part of what's driving oil prices down is a government effort to hurt Russia for its growing foreign-policy belligerence, and Mr. DeHaan said that could well be a factor. The United States and Saudi ...

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  4. Putin: West wants to defang, declaw Russian bearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Review

    ... crisis. He said Western sanctions accounted for at least 25 percent of the ruble's fall, but the main reason was Russia's failure to ease its overwhelming dependence on oil and gas exports. In his speech, the man who has led Russia for 15 years ...

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  5. GM halts deliveries to RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    General Motors has halted deliveries of cars to Russia, making it the latest Western company to pull out of the market in the wake of the ruble's plunge. The plunge in the value of the ruble means that Western companies don't get as much money when they convert the rubles they earn into their local currency.

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  6. Poll: 80 percent back Putin even as ruble fallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Ashland Times-Gazette

    From a Western perspective, Vladimir Putin's days as president of Russia should be numbered: The ruble has lost more than half its value, the economy is in crisis and his aggression in Ukraine has turned the country into an international pariah. The situation as seen from a Russian point of view is starkly different from that painted in the West, and it is driven largely by state television's carefully constructed version of reality and the Kremlin's methodical dismantling of every credible political alternative. 6 comments

  7. Putin denies Russian troops killed in UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has said Russia is ready to mediate in the Ukraine crisis and denied Russians killed there have been members of his country's military. Western powers accuse Russia of sending troops and equipment to help separatists in eastern Ukraine in their fight against Ukrainian government forces.

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  8. Putin promo: 'The bear never asks permission'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    ... and plenty of Putin. Putin, who has held power for 15 years, is expected to address the economic problems vexing Russia as falling oil prices, a diving ruble and Western sanctions have crippled the country's economy. Moscow is trying to prevent a ...

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  9. Russia to sell foreign currencies to support rubleRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Central Ohio

    The plunging ruble saw some respite Wednesday, but remained under pressure in volatile trading, as Russia's deputy finance minister pledged to do "as much as necessary" to support the currency. The ruble strengthened for the first time in over a week - to about 60 per dollar.

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  10. Russians flock to stores to pre-empt price risesPeople wait in a line ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | TheCourier.com

    ... even suspended operations, unsure of how far down the ruble will sink. Apple, for one, has halted all online sales in Russia. "This is a very dangerous situation, we are just a few days away from a full-blown run on the banks," Russia's leading ...

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  11. Ruble volatile as Russians rush to storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    ... involvement in Ukraine's crisis. It has shed 15 percent of its value this week despite Tuesday's surprise move by Russia's Central Bank to raise its benchmark interest rate to 17 percent from 10.5 percent, which was intended to make it more ...

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  12. Gas drops below $2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Toledo Blade

    ... balances it out." Mr. Coffelt said he suspects part of what's driving oil prices down is a government effort to hurt Russia for its growing foreign-policy belligerence, and Mr. DeHaan said that could well be a factor. The United States and Saudi ...

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  13. Russians unloading currencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Toledo Blade

    ... next year. The White House said Tuesday that President Obama will sign legislation imposing new economic sanctions on Russia as a protest against Russia's aggression in Ukraine. The measure sponsored by Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Ohio), also provides ...

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  14. Ruble collapse shakes Russian economy, consumersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Times Bulletin

    ... oil prices and Western sanctions, is denting that pillar of his power. The Kremlin has tried to shift blame for Russia's economic woes, accusing the West of inflicting economic pain on Russia in an attempt to force a regime change. The ruble hit a ...

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  15. Ruble collapse shakes Russian economy, consumersSigns advertising...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | TheCourier.com

    Signs advertising currencies light next to the exchange office in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014.

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  16. Russia's ruble in free fall amid panicRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Central Ohio

    Russia's ruble resumed its freefall Tuesday as oil prices--the country's main source of revenue--continued to slide and an extraordinary move by the Russian Central Bank failed to halt the currency's steady fall. "The situation is critical," Central Bank Deputy Chairman Sergei Shvetsov said, as Russia faced its worst financial crisis since a debt default in 1998.

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  17. Russian ruble down sharply despite rate hikeRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Toledo Blade

    The Russian ruble came under intense selling pressure today, falling at one point by a catastrophic 20 percent to a new historic low despite a massive pre-dawn interest rate hike from Russia's Central Bank. Russian officials were clearly rattled even though state television urged citizens not to panic.

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  18. Russia heading for crash as ruble plummetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    The ruble plunged by about 12 percent Monday, meaning it's lost nearly 50 percent against the dollar this year. Early Tuesday in Russia, the central bank hiked its key interest rate for a sixth time this year to 17 percent from 10.5 percent.

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  19. Dems, GOP press Obama to back Russian sanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2011 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    Republicans and Democrats spoke with one voice on Monday in pressing President Barack Obama to sign legislation that would slap new sanctions on Russia while providing weapons and other assistance to Ukraine. The widely popular legislation cleared Congress late Saturday, but the White House has remained non-committal about whether Obama will sign it into law.

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  20. Ukraine: 1st casualty-free day since cease-fireRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Central Ohio

    ... against a Ukrainian military poised to retake the separatist-held areas of Donetsk and Luhansk in the nation's east. Russia denied a role in the fighting, but Western governments and reporters provided photos and other evidence that Russian units ...

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