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  1. Squaw's Julia Mancuso hopes injury time off will rejuvenate careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tahoe Daily Tribune

    The U.S. Ski Team caught up with Squaw Valley skier Julia Mancuso for a Q-and-A about her racing future after her season was cut short due to a hip injury. Draped in an American flag, Squaw Valley's Julia Mancuso was all smiles after winning bronze in the super-combined in Sochi, Russia, during the 2014 Winter Olympics.

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  2. Trio of musicians to help commemorate Armenian GenocideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Glendale News-Press

    ... sponsored by the two groups and is in its fifth season. He has been a master teacher in music festivals in Europe and Russia. He has held teaching positions at the Ippolitov-Ivanov State Institute of Music in Moscow, Russia; the Music Academy in ...

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  3. This is absolutely terrifying: People in Kazakhstan are falling...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Salon

    "He couldn't sit, he couldn't stand. I tried to put him on his feet, but he was falling" Hundreds of residents of Kalachi, a small town near a former Soviet Union uranium mine in Kazakhstan, have been suffering from a mysterious sleeping sickness that causes them to fall asleep for two to six days and wake up with significant memory loss.

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  4. From popular leader to enemy of the west: it is 15 years since Putin came to powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New Statesman

    ... signs of the destructive might of Moscow's power were all around. The centre of Grozny, the main city in Chechnya at Russia's southern edge, was so completely ruined that it seemed there was not a single undamaged building left standing. March 2000, ...

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  5. Europe's Loss of Trade With Iran May Spur U.S. Sanctions SplitRead the original story

    Thursday | Bloomberg

    ... partner, with more than $41 billion in economic links. Negotiators from the five world powers -- the U.S., the U.K., Russia, France and China -- plus Germany are seeking to negotiate the framework for an agreement to resolve the dispute and stop ...

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    Thursday | Weyburn This Week

    Canada's Marie-Philip Poulin waves the crowd after scoring the game winning goal to defeat the United States during sudden death overtime women's hockey final action at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia on Thursday, February 20, 2014. Poulin has been named captain of the Canadian women's hockey team for the world championship starting Saturday.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette Canada's Marie-Philip Poulin waves the crowd after scoring the game winning goal to defeat the United States during sudden death overtime women's hockey final action at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia on Thursday, February 20, 2014.

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  7. Soviet-Era 'Objective Truth' Bill Would Imperil Presumption of InnocenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The St. Petersburg Times

    A freshly introduced draft law proposing to redefine the roles of Russian judges has courted controversy among legal circles who fear that if adopted, the measure would endanger the presumption of innocence by blurring the lines between judges and prosecutors. State Duma Deputy Alexander Remezkov of the ruling United Russia submitted an updated version of a 2014 bill last week calling for the return of "objective truth," a Soviet-era legal concept that emboldened judges to play an active role in eliciting evidence and taking other measures deemed necessary to establish the "objective truth" in criminal cases.

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  8. American, Russian leaving Earth for year at space stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Albany Times Union

    Russia's Soyuz-FG booster rocket with the space capsule Soyuz TMA-16M that will carry a new crew to the International Space Station is photographed at the launch pad in Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. The new Soyuz mission is scheduled for Saturday, March 28. Russia's Soyuz-FG booster rocket with the space capsule Soyuz TMA-16M that will carry a new crew to the International Space Station is transported from a hangar to the launch pad in Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Wednesday, March 25, 2015.

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  9. Putin bullies across the BalticRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Post and Courier

    Russia issued a nuclear threat to NATO member Denmark this week and stepped up threatening military activities over the Baltic Sea, all without drawing a public rebuke from the Obama administration. Meanwhile, President Barack Obama found no time in his schedule to see visiting NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, though White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest denied that the decision was a “snub.” This is not the way to cement a critical alliance that is being tested daily by a newly aggressive Russia.

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  10. Tomgram: Frida Berrigan, Witness to War, American-StyleRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | TomDispatch

    ... fountains, and I sipped from most of them. A clock room had the right time for every place right down to Moscow, Russia. Grown-up men rode three-wheeled bikes with baskets, messengers with their bells blasting -- make way for secrets! In corners ...

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  11. Why Ukraine's Viktor Yanukovych Spurned EU's Offer on 20 Nov. 2013Read the original story

    Nov 20, 2013 | Dissident Voice

    "Burying the lede" is a way that 'news' professionals hide or "bury" things while 'reporting' on them; and the biggest example of this in modern times occurred when Germany's Spiegel magazine headlined its cover story on 24 November 2014, "Summit of Failure: How the EU Lost Russia over Ukraine." On the magazine's front cover, it was instead bannered as " Kalte Krieger - Geschichte einer Machtprobe: Wie Merkel und Putin Europa an den Rand des Abgrunds brachten " which translates as: "Cold Warrior - History of a Showdown: How Merkel and Putin brought Europe to the Edge of the Abyss."

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  12. Tuktamysheva lands triple axel to lead at worlds; Wagner 11th after 'horrible day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Wave

    ... short program at the World Figure Skating Championships in Shanghai, China, on Thursday. Elizaveta Tuktamysheva of Russia competes during the ladies short program segment in World Figure Skating Championships. Tuktamysheva was in first place after ...

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  13. Nepinak goes shreddin' at DeaflympicsRead the original story

    Thursday | St. Albert Gazette

    St. Albert snowboarder Rob Nepinak will compete for Canada at the 18th Winter Deaflympics, starting next weekend in Khanty-Mansiysk and Magnitogorsk, Russia. Nepinak, 30, is going for the gold in slopestyle and snowboard cross.

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  14. A1 2ilina trade chamber demands end to sanctions against RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Slovak Spectator

    THE ZILINA Regional Chamber of the Slovak Trade and Industry Chamber has expressed its disapproval with sanctions against Russia and wants them scrapped, said ZRK SOPK Director Jan Misura, referring to a resolution approved by the delegates at an annual meeting, the TASR newswire reported on March 26. During the discussion businessmen declared that the impacts of sanctions against the Russian Federation are being downplayed in public. They pointed to their own firms as examples that show the consequences of sanctions and the Ukrainian crisis.

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  15. One Year in Space: A History of Ultra-Long Missions Off Planet EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Space.com

    ... Kornienko will lift off to the space station on Friday (March 27) to begin the yearlong expedition . Joining them on Russia's Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft for the 6-hour trip to the orbiting outpost is cosmonaut Gennady Padalka, who will stay on the ...

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  16. Film Festival Opening NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Opening night of the annual Sonoma International Film Festival started with, naturally, an opening night party in the Back Lot tent beside City Hall. Revelers then trotted over to the Sebastiani Theatre for the premiere of Alan Rickman's film "A Little Chaos".

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  17. 10 Things to See: A week of top AP photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Miami Herald

    Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week's collection includes people watching the total solar eclipse in Norway; a boy attending the Reindeer Herder's Day holiday in Russia; and a man leading the Sufi ceremony marking spring festival, Nowruz.

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  18. Regan Poole celebrates win with Wales under-17sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | South Wales Argus

    NEWPORT County AFC defender Regan Poole started his third match in a week for Wales in the UEFA Under-17 Championship Elite Round in Russia. After a 0-0 draw against the hosts in Krasnodar last Saturday and a 3-2 defeat to Austria on Thursday, the young Dragons ended the week with a 1-0 win over Iceland this afternoon.

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  19. Russia heads to 'America's backyard' to find salve for sanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Christian Science Monitor

    Russia took its global charm offensive to Latin America this week, as the Kremlin seeks to counter Western sanctions over its policies in eastern Ukraine and Crimea. Over the past few days, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov reassured Cuba of ongoing support, denounced US sanctions against Venezuela , and even suggested Russia might be willing to take part in building a Nicaraguan rival to the Panama Canal.

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  20. Canadian university hockey star Gavrilova leads Russia into women's worldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Brandon Sun

    Fresh off accepting the award as the top player in Canadian women's university hockey, Iya Gavrilova now wants to continue the post-Sochi love in her homeland for the Russian women's team. Russia and Canada meet Sunday at the women's world hockey championships in Malmo, Sweden, in what will be the second game in as many days for both countries.

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