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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Putin orders military forces in the Urals on combat alert

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 06:13pm by Associated Press in Moscow

    ... ceasefire on border Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday ordered military forces in central Russia on combat alert as well as a drill of airborne troops, a day after Ukraine ordered ... forces for weeks in a conflict that has left about 300 people dead and displaced over 34,000. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ordered his forces to cease fire on Friday and halt military ...

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    Russia passes law to force websites to store data on servers inside the country

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 04:32pm by Reuters

    ... requiring blogs attracting more than 3,000 daily visits to register with a communications watchdog, and a regulation allowing websites to be shut without a court order, critics say the law is part ... power to block websites deemed either extremist or a threat to public order without a court ruling. ...

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    Mikhail Gorbachev the whipping boy of disciples of lost Soviet empire

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 11:08pm by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post in Moscow Gorbachev whipping boy of disciples of lost empire Still radiant over their annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, some members of Russia's ... the appetite for restoration of empire among the well-educated and informed, and even making the concept respectable. Yevgeny Fyodorov, a Duma deputy who belongs to the dominant United Russia party, ...

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    Russians fear mafia war for top gangster's empire after his death

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Sochi Rival organised crime gangs are circling to take control of top gangster’s vast empire which included Sochi, site of the 2014 Winter Olympics War fear after mob boss death Fears of a brewing mafia war have begun to grip Russia three weeks after a top mobster was killed and rival clans seek control over his vast empire, including prime property in the Olympic ...

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    Moscow court gives long jail terms to journalist Anna Politkovskaya’s killers

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 05:20pm by AFP

    ... to justice. Still, almost eight years after the crime, investigators have yet to identify the person who ordered the apparent contract killing and Politkovskaya's family have said they were ... until those behind the murder also were held accountable. "There is one fundamental question. Who ordered it? Until that is resolved the case has to remain open," Lyudmila Alexeyeva ...

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    Nasa gives order to suspend Russian co-operation following Ukraine crisis

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 09:01pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington Nasa to suspend Russia ties amid Ukraine crisis In a sign that the stand-off over Ukraine continues to escalate, Nasa has moved to suspend nearly every tie it has with its Russian counterpart Roscosmos- with the key excepti ...

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    Russia on cusp of forcing its people to declare holding of foreign citizenship

    Posted May 21st 2014, 09:08pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Moscow In a move seen as stoking nationalist fervour, the parliament strongly backs tough legislation Citizens ordered to admit holding second passport Russia's lower house ... the authorities. "It will prompt people to hide their second citizenship in order to minimise their relations with the state," she said. There are no figures on the number of Russian citizens who ...

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    US sanctions raise concerns for foreign investors in Russia's oil sector

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 10:21am by Associated Press in London

    ... more heft, said Philip Hanson, associate fellow in the Russia and Eurasia programme at the British international affairs think tank Chatham House. “Sanctions are a message,” he said. “They ...

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    Putin says he wants to boost Russia’s Arctic presence after first oil shipment

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 09:20pm by Reuters

    ... are in the middle of their worst stand-off since the cold war. The row centres on Russia's annexation of Crimea and its support for pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine. Last year, Putin ordered ...

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    Jews in Sochi, Russia remember 1972 attack at Munich Summer Olympics

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 12:32am by WASHPOST

    ... the official anti-Semitism that kept them out of universities, turned them away from good jobs and insisted on their impoverishment. When freed by the collapse of the empire in 1991, they left in great ...




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