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  1. Official: 1,500 North Caucasus people fight in Iraq, SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    A senior Russian official says about 1,500 residents of Russia's North Caucasus are fighting alongside Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq. Sergei Melikov, President Vladimir Putin's envoy to the North Caucasus, says at least five militants who came back after fighting in Syria were killed in security sweeps last year.

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  2. Official: 1,500 North Caucasus people fight in Iraq, SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | The York Daily Record

    A senior Russian official says about 1,500 residents of Russia's North Caucasus are fighting alongside Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq. Sergei Melikov, President Vladimir Putin's envoy to the North Caucasus, says at least five militants who came back after fighting in Syria were killed in security sweeps last year.

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  3. Putin's military award, Ukraine involvementRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | The Peninsula

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has awarded several military units a hugely prestigious title that was given to troops for heroism during WWII, sparking new questions about the Kremlin's involvement in Ukraine. Putin this week bestowed the honorary "guards" title on two air assault brigades and a communications regiment, with the award being seen by some analysts as a tacit acknowledgement that Russian troops have been fighting in east Ukraine.

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  4. a Russia leads Europe in internet users - PutinRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | Russia Taday

    Russia has the highest number of internet users in Europe and e-commerce makes up about 10 percent of the country's GDP, said President Vladimir Putin at a meeting with Russian internet startups. "As to the number of Internet users, Russia surely ranks first in Europe, with 60 million using the service," Putin said at Friday's presentation.

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  5. Crimea will support nuclear weapons placement on its territory - AksyonovRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | Russia Taday

    ... Aksyonov became the head of the Crimean Republic in October 2014. The appointment was made by President Vladimir Putin after Aksyonov's candidacy was put forward by regional legislature. In mid-March this year, Russia's public opinion research ...

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  6. Russian Orthodox Church Suspends Priest for Blessing Ukraine-Bound FightersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The St. Petersburg Times

    ... more than 100 million, including many Ukrainians. It has cooperated closely with the Kremlin under President Vladimir Putin, whose 15 years leading Russia were once described by Kirill as "a miracle of God." Dear reader, Due to the increasing number ...

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  7. Russia is digging in its heels on its $3 billion loan to UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to the media with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban at Parliament on February 17, 2015 in Budapest, Hungary. Russia will not negotiate delaying repayment over it's $3 billion loan to Ukraine that is due in December.

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  8. Russia to expand arms export despite unfavorable environment: officialRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Xinhuanet

    ... 30 sectors of the global arms market because of the low competitiveness in particular products. President Vladimir Putin vowed in late January to continue the expansion of Russian presence on the markets of arms in the Asia-Pacific region, Africa, ...

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  9. Objective Reality In RussiaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Impudent Observer

    The Western world has worked for over a thousand years to arrive at a point in time when those who are brought before a court of law are presumed to be innocent. But, of course, in the world of Vladimir Putin, how can one be presumed innocent without his OK? A growing complaint among those who obey the dictates of their pseudo dictator is there is something wrong with a Criminal Code based on western ideas that presume innocence of the accused.

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  10. How to Hedge Your Portfolio Against Today's Market RisksRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... threat of an escalation that can cause a full-blown convulsion stemming from the nuclear threat and President Vladimir Putin's expansionist policies. In December 2014, Putin compared Russia to a bear content to eat berries and honey in peace but ...

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  11. How Jeremy Paxman took Ed Miliband and David Cameron to taskRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... strong' with Mr Miliband, calling him a 'North London geek' who would be torn to shreds by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Paxman mocked the Labour leader's habit of dodging questions by asking himself a different one before giving a non-answer. ...

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  12. Russia's Current Ukraine Aggression Was Predicted More Than 20 Years AgoRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    ... not all have come to pass. However, they predicted Russia's current aggression in Ukraine and the style of Vladimir Putin's third presidential term with an eerie prescience. Both stem from Russia's insular, insecure view of its near abroad that was ...

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  13. Russian Government Struggles to Check Surging Cost of MedicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The St. Petersburg Times

    ... on authorities to keep the price of medicine under control. Catching the industry by surprise, President Vladimir Putin in late February ordered the government to look into the possibility of creating a chain of government pharmacies to provide ...

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  14. Russian Tycoon's Gas Deal in Limbo Until After British ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The St. Petersburg Times

    ... the West imposed sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis. Many Russian companies and allies of President Vladimir Putin have been hit by sanctions over the past year and many politicians in Europe have voiced concerns about Russian investments ...

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  15. Draft dodgers to be banned from top posts in govt, courtsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    ... told reporters that the average under-manning in the forces was about 10 percent. This week President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on new military draft according to which conscription offices throughout the country must summon about 150,000 ...

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  16. Putin still in fashion 15 years onRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Newsday

    Fifteen years ago, Vladimir Putin was elected promising to make Russia strong again: a country its citizens could be proud of and that the world would respect. While opinion polls do not tell the full story in a country where much of the media is under state control, Mr Putin's enduring popularity is undeniable.

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  17. Hell yes I'm tough enough: Ed Miliband 'shrugged off' ambush by ...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... enough," Mr Miliband declared when Mr Paxman challenged him over whether he would stand up to the likes of Vladimir Putin on the world stage . Rachel Penn, a 42-year-old Labour party activist, told the Mirror: "He was pretty shaken up. It was quite ...

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  18. Stoli belongs to Russian state in Benelux, court rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Drinks Business

    SPI Group has lost control of its Stolichnaya brand in the Benelux region after a Dutch court ruled it belonged to the Russian State. Rotterdam's District Court ruled on Wednesday that Spirits International, whose parent company is SPI Group, must hand the brand over to Russia's state-owned Soyuzplodoimport within three months or face fines of 50,000 euros per day.

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  19. Russian money may be reason behind Le PenA s trip to Prague- pressRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Czech Happenings

    ... voters. Nevertheless, it may have helped Janecek gain the favour of Le Pen, Europe s number one populist and Vladimir Putin s admirer, who accepted Janecek s invitation to Prague, Leschtina writes. Le Pen is to attend a Prague conference on Europe s ...

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  20. Rouhani writes to world leaders ahead of talks deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    ... for success at the new round of talks in Lausanne," the Kremlin said after Rouhani spoke to President Vladimir Putin, while noting with "satisfaction" the progress made. Francois Hollande, "insisting on Iran's legitimate right to use peaceful ...

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