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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: World News, Asia, US Military, US Navy, Japan, Francois Hollande, Nicolas Sarkozy, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

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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The Washington Post

Poland, Britain call for more sanctions on Russia

The foreign ministers of Poland and Britain have called for more economic sanctions on Russia, saying it is responsible for the downing of the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over eastern Ukraine this month.

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Free Republic

Ukraine: Russian Federation fired more than 250 shells on the...

Russia had attacked the checkpoint "Dolzhansky"/dpsu.gov.ua with the Rosjsko Federation was attacked the checkpoint "Dolzhansky" in Lugansk region, killing four guards, two injured.

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KAUZ

Russia ordered to pay $50B over Yukos

After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records... After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health ... (more)

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

West Australian

Hague court to order Russia to pay $50 billion in Yukos case - paper

Shareholders in defunct oil giant Yukos won a court battle against Russia in one of the largest-ever commercial legal cases, in which Moscow must pay $50 billion for expropriating the assets, Kommersant daily said, citing unnamed sources.

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The St. Petersburg Times

Referencing Gogol, Russia Slams EU for 'Playing Into Hands of Terrorists'

Federal Security Service director Alexander Bortnikov, left, and Mikhail Fradkov, the head of the foreign intelligence service, were among those added to the EU's sanctions list released Friday.

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CBS News

Hillary Clinton: Despite Russia "reset," I was "skeptical" of Putin

In this file photo, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the arrival ceremony for the Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Vladivostok, Russia, September 8, 2012.

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Canada.com

A Russian police helicopter guards the Russia's booster rocket Soyuz-FG with the space capsule Soyuz TMA-11M that will carry new crew to the International Space Station as the rocket is transported from hangar to the launch pad at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013.

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CBC News

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: Dutch police head to crash scene

Wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 lies near the village of Hrabove in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine.

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