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  1. Putin warns he will not be defanged by the WestRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures during his annual news conference in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. The Russian economy will rebound and the ruble will stabilize, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday at his annual press conference, he also said Ukraine must remain one political entity, voicing hope that the crisis could be solved through peace talks.

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  2. Crows are smarter than you think: Crows join humans, apes and monkeys ...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Crows have the brain power to solve higher-order, relational-matching tasks, and they can do so spontaneously, according to new research. That means crows join humans, apes and monkeys in exhibiting advanced relational thinking, according to the research.

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  3. S. Sudan says Russia against imposition of sanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese foreign affairs minister, Barnaba Marial Benjamin said Russia was vowed to opposed the looming United Nations Security Council sanctions against the conflict-hit country. Speaking to reporters upon his arrival from Moscow on Thursday, Marial described as "ill advise" the European Union calls for the expansion of an arms embargo on the young nation.

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  4. Putin cites 'external factors' for Russia's economic woes, tries to reassure publicRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday blamed "external factors" for the plunge in his country's economy, but said it would bounce back within two years even "under the most unfavorable circumstances." Speaking at his annual news conference, Mr. Putin was typically defiant, defending the annexation of Crimea, downplaying Russia's role in the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine and blaming the West for the deterioration of relations between Russia and NATO countries.

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  5. Is Chechnya facing wave of jihadist violence?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Newsday

    Fears are growing that violence could be returning to the turbulent Russian republic of Chechnya after a period of relative calm and stability. On the night of 4 December, police in the capital Grozny reportedly tried to stop a car or cars carrying alleged armed militants.

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

    13 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, speaks during his annual news conference in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. Putin says Russia has sufficient currency reserves and the ruble will recover.

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  7. Moscow warns to respond to EU sanctions against CrimeaRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Russian Foreign Ministry warned on Thursday that Moscow would adequately respond to "discriminatory" EU sanctions imposed on Crimea if necessary. "We would like to remind the EU about our lawful right to adequately respond to its so-called restrictive measures against all Russian individuals and legal entities without exception," the ministry said in a statement.

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  8. Fact Check: Putin on the ruble collapse, UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures during his annual news conference in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. The Russian economy will rebound and the ruble will stabilize, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday at his annual press conference, he also said Putin says Ukraine must remain one political entity, voicing hope that the crisis could be solved through peace talks.

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  9. Obama Signs Into Law Bill Authorizing More Russia SanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Voice of America

    In this Dec. 16, 2014 file photo, a man walks by a sign advertising currencies of an exchange office in Moscow, Russia. U.S. President Barack Obama has signed into law legislation passed by the U.S. Congress authorizing more sanctions on Russia for its role in the Ukraine crisis.

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  10. Russia's sinking economy becoming a global threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Newsday

    People wait to exchange their currency as signs advertise the exchange rates at a currency exchange office in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. The Russian ruble came under intense selling pressure Tuesday, 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.

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  11. Russia's rich flee crisis to buy up propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    A neon sign displays the latest Russian ruble euro dollar exchange rate outside a currency exchange bureau in Moscow, Russia. Photo / Getty Images The financial crisis in Russia has wiped billions off the fortunes of some of Britain's wealthiest tycoons and has led to a spate of property panic buying across London.

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  12. "Children of the State" Documentary ...Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Financial Mirror

    Parents United For Russian Orphans is having to mark the two-year anniversary of the ban on Russian adoptions by U.S. citizens this week. Nine-year-old Natasha has lost two mothers in her short life.

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  13. Morocco Is A Positive Example Of Democratization EffortsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I am a fellow at the European Foundation for Democracy. My previous experience includes positions in D.C. think-tanks: Peterson Institute for International Economics and the Atlantic Council.

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  14. Crows join rank of species that exhibit advanced relational thinkingRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Environmental News Network

    Next to humans, other species in the animal kingdom such as apes and monkeys have exhibited advanced relational thinking. But are there others? The newest species to join this list of highly intelligible animals? Crows have long been known for their high intelligence.

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  15. Thursday Dec. 18: Our World In PicturesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    A man dressed as Santa Claus zip lines away from Sugar Loaf mountain after riding on top of a cable car in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Thursday. The cable car company surprised tourists with a visit from Santa to celebrate Christmas.

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  16. Putin: Sanctions, Falling Oil Prices Causing Ruble's TumbleRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KWBU-TV Waco

    Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures during his annual news conference in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, where he blamed Western sanctions and falling oil prices on his country's economic troubles. Russian President Vladimir Putin lashed out at the West in a year-end news conference today, blaming international sanctions and a steep plunge in oil prices for the precipitous drop in the value of the ruble.

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  17. Groups Demand Congress Really Oversee Intelligence AgenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Accused government whistleblower Edward Snowden is seen on a screen as he speaks via video conference with members of the Committee on legal Affairs and Human Rights of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe during an hearing on "mass surveillance" at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, April 8, 2014. The video feed linked Snowden, who officials said was somewhere in Moscow, Russia, with the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.

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  18. No more Ikea 'Billy' bookcases in this nationRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | CNN

    IKEA halted sales of kitchen furniture and appliances due to the large number of orders it is facing, the company said in a statement. It said it will resume sales on December 20. The currency turmoil prompted many Russians to go on a spending spree, hoarding valuable goods, such as jewelry, furniture and electronics.

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  19. Crows Are Smarter Than You ThinkRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Newswise

    Crows have long been heralded for their high intelligence - they can remember faces, use tools and communicate in sophisticated ways. But a newly published study finds crows also have the brain power to solve higher-order, relational-matching tasks, and they can do so spontaneously.

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  20. Most Russians back Putin despite sinking ruble, economic woes: pollRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | CTV

    Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Russia's chief rabbi Berel Lazar and Chairman of Federation of Russia's Jewish Organizations Alexander Boroda in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. MOSCOW -- From a Western perspective, Vladimir Putin's days as president of Russia should be numbered: The ruble has lost about half its value, the economy is in crisis and his aggression in Ukraine has turned the country into an international pariah.

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