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3 hrs ago | MarketWatch

The Wall Street Journal: Russia shuts 12 McDonald's restaurants as tensions rise

"We are studying the essence of claims laid to us to determine the actions necessary to open the restaurants for our customers as soon as possible," McDonald's said.

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4 hrs ago | Reuters

North Korean leader's money manager defects in Russia: South Korea newspaper

A senior North Korean banking official who managed money for leader Kim Jong Un has defected in Russia and was seeking asylum in a third country, a South Korean newspaper reported on Friday, citing an unidentified source.

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6 hrs ago | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Russia salutes Arctic Convoy stalwarts in Trowbridge ceremony

Veterans from across the south west who braved sub-zero temperatures during the Second World War were being honoured by Russia at a presentation ceremony in Trowbridge today to recognise their bravery during the conflict.

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9 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

Ground teams planned to resume searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia, according to a Virginia State Police spokeswoman.

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9 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

Pumping an extra $3.4 billion into Texas public schools didn't convince a judge that the state is adequately funding classrooms.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Yahoo!

Army wives urge Russia to come clean on soldiers in Ukraine

Several dozen women gathered outside a military base in central Russia on Thursday to demand that commanders come clean about the whereabouts of their husbands after reports of secret funerals for soldiers covertly sent to Ukraine.

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Daily Kos

Understanding The Russians

Russia has been forced to fight off invaders and plunderers for millennia. The West has attacked her directly , or by proxy almost every 50 years.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Un Ambassador Samantha Power Warns Russia: 'the Mask is Coming Off'

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power lashed out at Russia on Thursday, a day that saw Ukraine's president accused Russia of sending troops across the Ukrainian border to fight with pro-Russian separatist rebels.

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Globe and Mail

Russia's actions amount to 'invasion,' Canadian foreign minister says

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, meets with South African President Jacob Zuma in the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, South Africa, Africa, Vladimir Putin, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Stephen Harper

Coast Reporter

Ukraine: 2 columns of Russian tanks, military vehicles fire on border, enter key Ukraine town

Two columns of Russian tanks and military vehicles fired Grad missiles at a border post in southeastern Ukraine, then rolled into the country Thursday as Ukraine's overmatched border guards fled, a top Ukrainian official said.

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Charter97

Belarusian paratroopers have departed for military practice in Russia

About two dozen servicemen of the 38th separate guardian mobile brigade have left for Krasnodar region from the Machulishchy aerodrome today.

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St.Petersburg Times

Relatively affordable Western financing alongside London's role as...

Although Asian countries are unlikely to replace the EU in the short- and mid-term future, there are many signs that they will do so in the long term.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

BBC News

Russian soldiers 'buried in secret'

Russian journalists say they have been attacked while investigating reports that soldiers were secretly buried after being killed in Ukraine.

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The St. Petersburg Times

a U.S. citizen who worked for NGOs in Russia and is the wife of a...

A U.S. citizen who worked for NGOs in Russia and is the wife of a prominent St. Petersburg human rights lawyer, has left the country after a court upheld an order to deport her as a threat to national security.

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Townhall

America Needs a Grand Bargain with Russia to Fight Terrorism

It should have been a no-brainer for the U.S. and Russia to cooperate to fight Islamic radicals in the Middle East.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Fort Carson, CO, Colorado Springs, CO, World News, Opinion

Channelnewsasia.com

Russia closes three Moscow McDonald's branches for 90 days

Courts ordered three McDonald's restaurants in Moscow to be closed for the maximum term of 90 days on Wednesday on health grounds in a case widely seen as retaliation against Western sanctions.

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Charter97

Turchynov demands Poroshenko to convene military council on account of Russia's invasion

Verkhovna Rada's Speaker Oleksander Turchynov demands Ukraine's president and the Supreme Commander-in-Chief Petro Poroshenko to hold a session of the Military council immediately.

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Prince George Citizen

Govt-held town in southeast Ukraine hit by shelling, residents fear pro-Russian ...

Heavy shelling hit a town in southeastern Ukraine on Wednesday, the third day of an assault that has forced government troops to spread their ranks thinner along the Russian border.

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Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria's Imports from Russia Down 23% in H1, 2014

In the first six months of 2014, Bulgaria's exports to Russia dropped by 2.1%, while Russian imports fell by 23%, according to data presented at a business forum.

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The Washington Post

Ukraine says Russia stepping up military activity in Crimea

Ukraine accused Russia on Wednesday of stepping up military activity in the annexed territory of Crimea and sending in troops to help separatists near a key seaport in southeastern Ukraine.

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