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3 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Home Gardening, Home, US News, Liberal Political News

5 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Vladimir Putin

9 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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

McClatchy

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

Independent.ie

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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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Terrorism,

Charter97

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

Washington Times

U.S. conducts spy flight over Russia

After a tit-for-tat series of delays, the United States conducted an Open Skies Treaty intelligence flight over Russian territory on Monday, a State Department official said.

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The Wichita Eagle

Russia's Navalny found guilty in libel case

Russian opposition activist and anti-corruption crusader Alexei Navalny, right, is escorted to a court by a policeman, left, from his home, where he is currently staying under house arrest in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Wichita, KS, Health

Los Angeles Times

Biden arrives in Kiev as Russia blames U.S. for Ukraine crisis

Peter Cook reports on Vice President Joe Biden's trip to Ukraine. Cook speaks on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop."

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden,

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Examiner.com

Captain America 2: Now playing in Russia

The world is ripe with irony -- some of it so ready to fall from the tree of truth that it's rotting on the branches of incongruity and contradiction.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Vladimir Putin

The Washington Post

Russiaa s new plan for Crimea: Vegas on the Black Sea?

Crimeans watch an April 17 television broadcast, as Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during his annual call-in live broadcast, on the seafront in Sevastopol, Crimea.

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Space.com

D j Vu: Bright Fireball Explodes Over Russia

A super-bright meteor exploded over the northern Russian city of Murmansk early Saturday morning , a little more than a year after another airburst lit up the skies above Chelyabinsk, about 1,300 miles to the southeast.

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Foreign Affairs

Russia's Latest Land Grab

JEFFREY MANKOFF is Deputy Director of and a Fellow in the Russia and Eurasia Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, Vladimir Putin

Russia Taday

a Arctic crude becomes new Russia's oil blend

Gazprom has unveiled the new Arctic crude blend called ARCO. It comes from the Arctic field in North-West Russia.

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Russia Taday

US lawmakers call on sanctions against Gazprom, Russian banks

Washington is inching closer to imposing a tighter financial grip on Russia. The next round of sanctions could target more banks and the heart of the Russian economy - the energy sector.

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Russia Taday

Armed man takes hostages in southwestern Russian bank

An armed man took three hostages at a Russian bank in the city of Belgorod. He may be a client of the bank wishing to withdraw his deposit despite the bank losing its license.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Vladimir Putin's terrific, triumphant, all good, totally awesome year

Admit it. You wish you were Vladimir Putin right now. Enemies fear him. Allies are grateful to him.

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

Switched

Russian Politician Bullies Female Journalists

Liberal Democratic Party leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky gestures as he speaks at a plenary session in the State Duma, parliament's lower chamber, Moscow, Russia, Friday, Jan. 27, 2012.

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Related Topix: Liberal Democratic Party (Japan), World News,

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