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  1. Blockbuster Trailer for Putin Media Conference Tantalizes RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Bloomberg

    How are Russian citizens dealing with the collapse of the ruble and the resulting rate hike to boost the currency? Bloomberg's Henry Meyer reports on "Bloomberg Surveillance." Russian President Vladimir Putin is preparing to make blockbuster pronouncements on this year's most dramatic events, judging from the trailers running on state television for his annual media conference tomorrow.

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  2. Jennifer Jones's rink hopes to defend Olympic curling gold in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2014 | CBC News

    Canadian gold medallists Kirsten Wall , lead Dawn McEwen, second Jill Officer, third Kaitlyn Lawes and skip Jennifer Jones celebrate their Olympic victory in Sochi, Russia on Feb. 22. Jones announced that McEwen, Officer and Lawes would return in hopes of defending gold in South Korea in 2018. Coach Janet Arnott is leaving the team.

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  3. Terry Fox Award nomination deadline extendedRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Prince Albert Daily Herald

    ... Brittany Hudak, 20, who participated as a cross-country skier in the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Nomination application forms are available at the city's Community Services Department office at the third floor of City Hall, or on ...

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  4. Weakened Kremlin, plunging ruble create unpredictable PutinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Globe and Mail

    People wait to exchange their currency as signs advertise the exchange rates at a currency exchange office in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday. People wait to exchange their currency as signs advertise the exchange rates at a currency exchange office in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday.

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  5. a Those craving Ruble collapse aren't immune from aftershocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Russia Taday

    Bryan MacDonald is a Russia-based Irish journalist and media commentator who focuses on Russia and its hinterlands and international geo-politics. Russia is enduring a "textbook" emerging market crisis.

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  6. U.S. will bid to host 2024 Summer OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Globe and Mail

    A set of Olympic Rings are silhouetted against the setting sun over the Black Sea in Sochi, Russia A set of Olympic Rings are silhouetted against the setting sun over the Black Sea in Sochi, Russia The United States will bid for the 2024 Olympics, seeking to host the Summer Games for the first time since 1996, the country's Olympic committee said on Tuesday. Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston and Washington are under consideration as sites and the United States Olympic Committee said it expects to make a final decision in January.

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  7. Vladimir Putin's woes are about to get worseRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WICU12 Erie

    Russia's economic problems -- slowly incubating in recent months -- are about to get a lot worse. And that should make all of us nervous.

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  8. Has Vladimir Putin Just Overplayed His Hand?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KWBU-TV Waco

    Since his return to the Russian presidency in 2012, Vladimir Putin has been on a tear: He has annexed Crimea , crushed opposition at home and challenged the West at most every turn. With oil seemingly stable at more than $100 a barrel, the government coffers were full, and Putin received mostly cheers at home and few repercussions abroad for his consistently aggressive approach.

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  9. Things about to get worse for PutinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | CNN

    Editor's note: Frida Ghitis is a world affairs columnist for The Miami Herald and World Politics Review. A former CNN producer and correspondent, she is the author of "The End of Revolution: A Changing World in the Age of Live Television."

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  10. So long Alps, hello Sochi: ruble dive keeps Russians homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Yahoo!

    Like many Russians, Maria Pchelkina enjoys winter holidays abroad, but the ruble crash means this time she'll swap the cottage she'd been eying in Finland for a staycation in Saint-Petersburg. The 40-year-old English language teacher is just one of many forced to give up winter vacation plans amid the collapse of the Russian currency, which has lost around "We don't know what to expect from this crisis and would rather not spend our savings on travelling," she said.

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  11. Dick Pound to Lead WADA Probe Into Russia DopingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | ABC News

    Former World Anti-Doping Agency chairman Dick Pound vowed Tuesday to get to the bottom of allegations of systematic doping in Russia as he leads an investigation into a case that has shaken the sport of track and field. "We're not there to whitewash anything," Pound told The Associated Press.

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  12. Moments Of Resilience: How To Thrive In Challenging TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Forbes.com

    ... across an athletic (and political) divide. Justin Wadsworth , a Canadian cross-country ski coach at the Sochi, Russia, Olympics , had seen his athletes through a terrible afternoon in competition when Russian skier Anton Gafarov came struggling ...

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  13. The sad irony of Putina s a man of the yeara prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Washington Post

    Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the inauguration of World Diamond Conference in New Delhi on Dec. 11. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Putin on Thursday that Russia will remain India's top defence supplier, even though New Delhi's options had improved since the end of the Cold War. On Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin was named Russia's "man of the year," according to independent polling group Public Opinion Foundation .

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  14. We ought to give time to let Russia be RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Times of Oman

    In his famous "X" article, published in 1947, George F. Kennan argued that the Soviet Union's hostility toward the United States was virtually inexorable, given that it was rooted not in a classic conflict of interest between great powers, but in a deep-seated nationalism and insecurity. The same could be said of the current conflict between Vladimir Putin's Russia and the West: It is, at root, a collision between the West's supposedly universal values and Russia's quest for a distinct identity.

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  15. Justine Dufour-Lapointe's mogul empireRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | MacLeans

    After climbing onto the podium to accept her moguls gold in Sochi, Russia, last February, Justine Dufour-Lapointe grabbed hold of her 22-year-old sister, ChloA , the event's silver medallist. "I was in shock," the 19-year-old Montrealer explained.

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  16. What we searched for on Google in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | ABS-CBN News

    ... group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Disney hit "Frozen," and the Winter Olympics held in Sochi, Russia. In addition, Google also provided a microsite that gave deeper look into how people searched for the said terms and how it ...

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  17. LeBron James can't breathe: A sports superstar finds his voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Mashable

    ... an all-time blowout , leading to shock, awe and memes aplenty. Maybe we'll get a rematch this coming February? Sochi, Russia, was woefully unprepared to host flocks of journalists traveling there to cover the Winter Olympics in February. Reporters ...

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  18. Lavrov: U.S. Didn't Ask Us To Coordinate With Assad Over ISRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Weekday Magazine

    Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, give a joint press conference following their talks in Sochi on November 26. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said the United States did not ask Moscow to facilitate contacts with the Assad government in Damascus regarding air strikes against the Islamic State group in Syria.

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  19. Let Russia Be RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Project Syndicate

    In his famous "X" article , published in 1947, George F. Kennan argued that the Soviet Union's hostility toward the United States was virtually inexorable, given that it was rooted not in a classic conflict of interest between great powers, but in a deep-seated nationalism and insecurity. The same could be said of the current conflict between Vladimir Putin's Russia and the West: It is, at root, a collision between the West's supposedly universal values and Russia's quest for a distinct identity. 2 comments

  20. Armenia would become full member of EEU only after Abkhazian section...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, December 9. / ARKA /. Armenia would become a full-fledged member of the Eurasian Economic Union only after the Abkhazian section of the South-Caucasian railway resumed operation, according to Aram Safaryan, the head of Integration and Development research and analysis NGO in Yerevan, who presented today a paper titled "Russia and Armenia: Integration on the Background of the Global Crisis."

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