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4 hrs ago | The St. Petersburg Times

How and Why Russia Forgot The Great War

The Great War barely features in mass culture, having contributed neither myths nor heroes to Russian folk culture, and barely having made a dent in nation's wealth of arts and literature.

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8 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Why Is 'Europe's Last Dictator' Hosting The Russia-Ukraine Peace Talks?

Alexander Lukashenko, the authoritarian president of Belarus often referred to as Europe's last dictator, announced Wednesday that he would host upcoming peace talks between Russia and Ukraine after being chosen by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe .

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12 hrs ago | CNN

Inside Europe's arms trade with Russia

Russian sailors are training aboard a French Mistral ship in the port of Saint-Nazaire in France.

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16 hrs ago | India Gazette

Russia seeks more Indian students to promote its culture in India

New Delhi July 31 Russia is seeking to promote its education and culture in India and strengthen people-to-people ties ahead of President Vladimir Putin's expected visit here later this year.

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20 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Nato told to boost presence in Baltic to deter Russia attack

NATO needs to move missile launchers, ammunition, trucks and other mobile military equipment to the Baltic states to help deter an attack from Russia in light of the continuing Ukraine crisis, MPs have warned.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Deseret News

3 Putin allies among 8 hit with new EU sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin heads the Cabinet meeting in the Novo-Ogaryovo residence, outside Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

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The St. Petersburg Times

Eighty-two percent of Russians believe the Ukrainian army is to blame ...

People wait in line to sign a memorial book, lay flowers and light candles in memory of the victims of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 passengers at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam.

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The Age

MH17: Russia wants new UN resolution before investigators are allowed to access crash site

Paul McGeough reports from Shakhtersk in eastern war-ravaged Ukraine, where fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels have blocked international access to the Malaysia Airlines crash site.

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Reuters

An embargo on Russia's Norilsk Nickel would hurt West -French rival

An embargo against Norilsk Nickel as part of Western sanctions against Russia would hurt nickel users in Europe and the United States rather than Norilsk itself, the head of French mining group Eramet said.

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Russia Taday

Kiev declares cease-fire at MH17 crash site amid Russia's numerous calls

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko said Kiev is finally ready for a cease-fire at the MH17 crash site after Russia's numerous calls.

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Weekday Magazine

Russian Lawmakers Draft Bill On 'Aggressor Countries'

Yevgeny Fyodorov, a member of Russia's State Duma, says the far-reaching proposals would allow the Russian government to restrict auditing and consulting companies registered in "aggressor countries" in their operations in Russia.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Big News Network.com

Japan Strong Concern About France-Russia Navy Deal

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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GPB.org

France Presses On With Deal To Sell Two Warships To Russia

People holding Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar flags demonstrate in front of the French-built Vladivostok warship in St. Nazaire, western France, on June 1. The protesters are opposed to the to the sale of the Vladivostok and Sevastopol warships to Russia.

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Townhall

a Gop Ultimatum to Vlad

With the party united, the odds are now at least even that the GOP will not only hold the House but also capture the Senate in November.

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Townhall

Good News: Russia Accused of Violating Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Reagan Put in Place

"The 1980s are now calling to ask for their foreign policy back because the Cold War has been over for 20 years."

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The Baltimore Sun

Where Ukraine's separatists get their weapons

On the last day of May, a surface-to-air rocket was signed out of a military base near Moscow where it had been stored for more than 20 years.

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TheBlaze.com

Russian Man Plans to Set Himself on Fire, Firefighters Fight Him Instead

A video posted to LiveLeak Sunday purports to show a man in Magadan, Russia, who was going to set himself on fire but was thwarted by a swift kick to the hands.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

U.S.: Russia violated missile treaty

The United States accused Russia on Monday of violating the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, citing cruise missile tests that date to 2008, senior State Department and White House officials said.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Not lovin' it in Russia: McDonald's, Wendy's in Kremlin's cross hairs

Two of the United States' biggest burger chains have become the latest targets of Kremlin wrath, with McDonald's fast-food offerings under the political microscope for alleged impurities and Wendy's driven out of Russia altogether by deteriorating collaboration with the host country.

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Reuters

Wall Street struggles to comply with new US sanctions on Russia

Major U.S. banks and securities firms are struggling to comply with new U.S. sanctions on key parts of the Russian energy and financial industries, with some on Wall Street complaining that the directives are too vaguely worded and leave room for error.

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