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Senior security official: Anti-terror operation suspended as Russian troops amass on border

Columns of armored personnel carriers, artillery weapons, tanks and trucks, presumably transporting Russian soldiers are seen driving in the city's main highway.


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Thu Apr 24, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Poland presses for shift from Russian energy as Ukraine standoff escalates

Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski, shown in 2008, says Poland's deployment of 150 U.S. paratroopers to his country is a necessary message to Russian President Vladimir Putin that 'NATO territory is sacrosanct.'


Related Topix: World News, Asia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Vladimir Putin, Ukraine

Los Angeles Times

Poll: Vast majority of Ukrainians oppose Russian intervention

The vast majority of Ukrainian voters oppose Russian military intervention in their country, even in the east and south where large Russian minorities live, a U.S.-funded poll by a Gallup affiliate showed Thursday.


Related Topix: Asia, World News, Europe, Ukraine,

Moscow court extends Navalny's house arrest

A Moscow court has decided to keep Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny under house arrest rather than send him to jail pending trial.


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Long term approach to Russia: Spectrum of options

Russia dictates its own future while the US and EU develop a cohesive strategy to address the "hostile power."


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Vladimir Putin,

The Washington Post

How Russia and China are trying to undermine the Internet, again

A bank of TV sets during a live broadcast by Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk on April 17. The last time the world got together to talk about how the Internet should work, China and Russia proposed making it easier for individual governments to control what their citizens can see on the Web.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Vladimir Putin, Education

Obama: New sanctions against Russia are 'teed up'

President Barack Obama speaks as he participates in a joint news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Akasaka Palace state guest house in Tokyo Thursday, April 24, 2014.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News, Vladimir Putin

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Russia Taday

Putin advocates single cultural space within Russian borders

Visitors before Alexander Ivanov's "The Appearance of Christ to the People" at the State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow.


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Canada wants Russia to notice its 500 observers to Ukraine election: Kenney

Canada is sending a message to Russia by deploying up to 500 people to monitor Ukraine's presidential election next month, a Harper government cabinet minister said Wednesday.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Asia, Travel, Russia Travel, Stephen Harper

WOI-TV West Des Moines

Amid Russia warning, Ukraine is in a security bind

Robert Heard, who reported on Texas state government, politics and sports for The Associated Press, has died.


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Russian Foreign Minister Threatens Ukraine, Then Takes Selfie

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday said Kiev had failed to live up to its side of the peace bargain - and then smiled for Russia Today's Sophie Shevardnadze's camera.

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New Scientist

Armed Russian robocops to defend missile bases

THE West has always been a little squeamish about the idea of arming robots. Despite decades of development, no systems have ever been deployed and a vocal human rights campaign means it's unlikely to happen in the near future.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, World News, Asia,

Common Dreams

Russia's Indigenous Komi People Are Fed Up with Assault of Big Oil

The Republic of Komi is also a home for the Virgin Forests of Komi - one of the last areas of untouched boreal forests in the world, listed in UNESCO World Heritage.

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Russia Taday

Majority of Russians still support Lenin's burial - poll

Most Russians view Vladimir Lenin as a good person and value his positive input to the country's history and development.


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Kinston Free Press

Guest Column: Kicking sand in the face of a nuclear-armed Russia

The latest fiasco in attempting to expand the American Empire by the United States Government involves Ukraine, a state vital to the Russian Federation.


Related Topix: Asia, World News, George Bush, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Russia Taday

Former Crimean Tatar leader's notice of 5-year entry ban to Russia 'just a piece of paper'

Russian authorities have denied reports that Ukrainian MP and former Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev had been slapped with a 5-year entrance ban to Crimea.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Travel, Ukraine Travel, Europe Travel


U.S. responds to Russian aggression in Ukraine with military exercises in Eastern Europe

Adm. John Kirby, the Pentagon press secretary, said Tuesday that the dispatch of troops from U.S. bases in Italy and Germany for military maneuvers near Russia's western border is in response to its aggression in Ukraine.


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Ukraine on brink after politician tortured and killed

A masked pro-Russia protester pelts supporters of Ukrainian presidential candidate Yulia Tymoshenko with eggs outside a regional government building in Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine April 22, 2014.


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Lukashenka frightens Belarusians by Russian tanks on the border

In the beginning of his speech the leader called upon Belarusians to take a stand for their independence, Interfax reports.

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Russia Taday

Sanctions will make Russia stronger - Medvedev

Western-led sanctions will not deliver a fatal blow to Russia's economy and may actually bring benefits, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday, adding Russians won't be caught in the political crossfire in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, Vladimir Putin