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1 hr ago | 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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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Vladimir Putin, US News, Liberal Political News

5 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Vladimir Putin, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

8 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin

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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Related Topix: Heavy, Entertainment, Television, World News, Ukraine, Belarus,

Examiner.com

Russians might be planning to stop fuel to EU

Losing patience with Ukraine. The warning from Russia's President Putin He's threatening to cut natural gas supplies to Kiev if it doesn't pay its bills, and says that could lead to a reduction of onward deliveries to Europe.

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Russia Taday

NATO plans more bases, equipment in E. Europe to confront Russia - Rasmussen

Under the pretext of an 'overt' Russian threat, NATO is pushing for a 'readiness action plan' that will bring the Cold War military bloc closer to Russian borders than ever - even despite objections from other NATO members.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Asia, Poland, Europe, Germany

Charter97

Militants and Russians launch attack on southern Donetsk region

A column of up to 100 military vehicles is moving from Starobesheve to Telmanove in the south of the Donetsk region, the press service of the anti-terrorist operation writes on Facebook.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Cavalier Daily

University Center for Politics hosts Russian ambassador

The Center for Politics hosted a public lecture Tuesday featuring Sergey Ivanovich Kislyak, current ambassador to the United States from the Russian Federation.

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Global Voices Online

With Body Bags Returning from Ukraine, 'the War' Comes Home to Russians

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Russia Taday

Russian fireworks show tops Cannes intl pyrotechnics competition

Fireworks light the sky over the Croisette during the Pyrotechnic Art Festival in Cannes, southeastern France, on August 24, 2014 With their unique and breathtaking pyro-music performance a Russian fireworks company from Kaliningrad has won the "Olympic prize in pyrotechnics" at an international fireworks festival in Cannes.

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