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» Putin’s Man Loses to Candidate of United Opposition in Russia’s Third Largest City
07/04/14 11:56 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
Staunton, April 7 In yet another indication that public support for Vladimir Putin is not as deep as many think and that he might not win re-election in a free and fair vote, his United Russia Party candidate for mayor of Novosibirsk los...
» Draghi’s euro declaration is vulnerable
07/04/14 11:55 from FT.com - World, Europe
The eurozone still faces significant political and economic problems that are beyond the control of the president of the ECB and his colleagues
» Moscow Must Recognize It Has Lost Baltic Countries At Least for Now, Regnum Editor Says
07/04/14 11:48 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
Staunton, April 7 In the wake of the Crimean crisis, a senior editor of Russia’s Regnum news agency says, the three Baltic countries have become even more geopolitically significant than they were for both Russia and the West, but becaus...
» Ballots Being Transported To Afghan Capital
07/04/14 11:44 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission said election ballot boxes from 20 provinces -- out of the country's 34 provinces -- have been transported to Kabul for the final vote count.
» Putin’s Only Option in Ukraine is to Use Force, Illarionov Says
07/04/14 11:37 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
Staunton, April 7 The only option Vladimir Putin has if he is to advance his policies in Ukraine is to use force because the majority of Ukrainians in every region of that country do not support him, do not believe what he says, and do n...
» Kiev says Russia provokes trouble in eastern Ukraine, just as in Crimea
07/04/14 11:30 from Europe News: News and Headlines from Europe - The Washington Post
KIEV, Ukraine — The Ukrainian government dispatched its highest-level police and security officials to the eastern part of the country Monday in an effort to put down separatist violence described as inspired by Russia and following a sc...
» Pro-Russia activists declare eastern Ukraine independent - USA TODAY
07/04/14 11:26 from Russia - Google News
USA TODAY Pro- Russia activists declare eastern Ukraine independent USA TODAY KIEV, Ukraine — The seizure of government buildings in eastern Ukraine by pro- Russian separatists is being orchestrated by Moscow to create an excuse for a mi...
» Ukraine: pro-Russia activists proclaim independent republic in Donetsk - The Guardian
07/04/14 11:09 from Russia - Google News
The Guardian Ukraine: pro- Russia activists proclaim independent republic in Donetsk The Guardian The announcement, which was posted on YouTube, was delivered by a protest spokesperson outside a building currently occupied by several tho...
» Ukraine Liveblog Day 49: Separatists Call For Moscow’s “Protection”
07/04/14 10:34 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
After a day of protests and clashes in eastern Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists have called on Moscow to intervene by sending troops across the border. Yesterday’s liveblog
» Встреча с Владимиром Лукиным
07/04/14 10:30 from Сайт Президента России: Все материалы
Владимир Лукин представил Президенту доклад о своей деятельности на посту Уполномоченного по правам человека в России за 2013 год.
» Подписан указ, регулирующий поступление на службу в органы по контролю за оборотом наркотиков
07/04/14 10:20 from Сайт Президента России: Все материалы
Владимир Путин подписал Указ «О некоторых вопросах поступления на службу в органы по контролю за оборотом наркотических средств и психотропных веществ граждан Российской Федерации, являющихся сотрудниками органов внутренних дел, органов ...
» Утверждено положение о Государственной фельдъегерской службе
07/04/14 10:10 from Сайт Президента России: Все материалы
Владимир Путин подписал Указ «Вопросы Государственной фельдъегерской службы Российской Федерации».
» На ратификацию в Госдуму внесён Договор между Россией и Арменией о развитии военно-технического сотрудничества
07/04/14 10:10 from Сайт Президента России: Все материалы
На основании пункта «г» статьи 84 Конституции и в соответствии с Федеральным законом «О международных договорах Российской Федерации» Президент внёс в Государственную Думу на ратификацию Договор между Российской Федерацией и Республикой ...
» Ukraine president blames Russia for unrest
07/04/14 10:08 from FT.com - World, Europe
Ukraine’s president accuses Moscow of launching a ‘second wave’ of an operation to destabilise the country by backing separatists in eastern cities.
» Srebrenica Relatives Sue Dutch Government
07/04/14 10:08 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Relatives of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre victims have opened a civil suit against the Dutch government, saying Dutch peacekeepers failed to prevent the killings.
» Russia hopes infrastructure projects will build bridges in Afghanistan
07/04/14 10:00 from World news: Russia | guardian.co.uk
Vladimir Putin hopes to promote Kremlin's interests as revival of Soviet-era development projects coincides with US withdrawal To the white-bearded Afghan machinists, it felt like the cold war era had returned. After 25 years of working ...
» Чего испугалась госпожа Власова?
07/04/14 09:50 from Новости дня
  Известная в кругах российских солдатских матерей, председатель Брянского отделения Комитета солдатских матерей Алла Власова не на шутку испугалась вроде бы благородного с ее Подробнее...
» Александр Горбань назначен Постоянным представителем России при Продовольственной и сельскохозяйственной организации Объединенных Наций и Всемирной продовольственной программе ООН
07/04/14 09:50 from Сайт Президента России: Все материалы
Владимир Путин подписал Указ «О назначении Горбаня А.В. Постоянным представителем Российской Федерации при Продовольственной и сельскохозяйственной организации Объединенных Наций (ФАО) и Всемирной продовольственной программе ООН (ВПП)».
» Александр Горбань назначен Постоянным представителем России при Продовольственной и сельскохозяйственной организации Объединённых Наций и Всемирной продовольственной программе ООН
07/04/14 09:50 from Сайт Президента России: Все материалы
Владимир Путин подписал Указ «О назначении Горбаня А.В. Постоянным представителем Российской Федерации при Продовольственной и сельскохозяйственной организации Объединенных Наций (ФАО) и Всемирной продовольственной программе ООН (ВПП)».
» Внесены изменения в перечень направлений для оценки эффективности деятельности руководителей федеральных органов исполнительной власти по созданию благоприятных условий ведения предпринимательской деятельности
07/04/14 09:45 from Сайт Президента России: Все материалы
Владимир Путин подписал Указ «О внесении изменений в перечень направлений для оценки эффективности деятельности руководителей федеральных органов исполнительной власти по созданию благоприятных условий ведения предпринимательской деятель...
» News Analysis: What Lessons Have Been Learned From Afghanistan's Elections?
07/04/14 09:43 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Afghans voted in presidential and provincial elections on April 5 that ended with a high turnout, no major Taliban attacks, and nothing but praise for the resilience of the country's security forces. RFE/RL looks at three lessons learned...
» Ukraine: pro-Russia activists proclaim independent republic in Donetsk
07/04/14 09:42 from World news: Russia | guardian.co.uk
Protesters occupying government building in eastern city vow to follow Crimea in holding referendum on joining Russia Pro-Russian activists occupying a government building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk have proclaimed the crea...
» Подписан Указ о праздновании 100-летия образования Якутской АССР
07/04/14 09:40 from Сайт Президента России: Все материалы
Владимир Путин подписал Указ «О праздновании 100-летия образования Якутской АССР».
» Rwanda Commemorates 20th Anniversary Of Genocide
07/04/14 09:33 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Rwanda has begun a week of official mourning Monday to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the country's genocide.
» Protesters in Ukraine’s East Call On Putin to Send Troops
07/04/14 09:19 from NYT > Europe
Pro-Russian demonstrators occupying a government building in Donetsk also demanded a referendum on seceding from Ukraine, hours after a Ukrainian officer was killed in Crimea.
» Five Tips For Cleaning Up Corruption
07/04/14 09:03 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Financial aid is sometimes delayed when donors are concerned about corruption. Here are five tips from antigraft watchdogs on how recipient countries can clean up their act.
» Ukraine PM blames Russia for unrest
07/04/14 09:02 from FT.com - World, Europe
Ukrainian pro-western prime minister says ‘a radical circle of people – with a specific Russian accent’ are trying to destabilise the country
» Russia Isn't Alone: All Of Eastern Europe Has A Demographic Problem - Forbes
07/04/14 09:01 from Russia - Google News
Russia Isn't Alone: All Of Eastern Europe Has A Demographic Problem Forbes I've been writing a lot lately about Russian demographic trends, but I haven't gotten much of an opportunity to write about Eastern Europe as a whole....
» Eastern Ukraine protesters push for Russian rule
07/04/14 08:56 from Russian news, all the latest and breaking Russia news
Russia faces accusations of destablising Ukraine as protesters announce a separatist referendum in Donetsk and a Ukrainian soldier is shot in Crimea
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» Spain industrial output outpaces forecasts
07/04/14 08:50 from FT.com - World, Europe
Industrial production in Spain in February outpaces expectations, feeding hopes that the economic recovery is gathering pace
» Spain industrial production outpaces expectations
07/04/14 08:50 from FT.com - World, Europe
Activity rises at fastest pace in three-and-a-half years during February feeding hopes that the economic recovery is gathering pace
» Putin Tells Security Service To Be On Alert, Warns On NGOs
07/04/14 08:45 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
President Vladimir Putin has told Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) to be on the alert against militant attacks and said the country must not let nongovernmental organizations be used for "destructive" purposes "as in Ukraine."
» Putin Stirs Azeri Angst That Russia Is Set to Extend Sway - Bloomberg
07/04/14 08:23 from Russia - Google News
Putin Stirs Azeri Angst That Russia Is Set to Extend Sway Bloomberg As Vladimir Putin completes Russia's annexation of Crimea, Azerbaijain is feeling pressure to join a Moscow-led customs union, raising concern that his next move wil...
» A Virtual Iron Curtain Closes In on Russia's Intelligentsia - Daily Beast
07/04/14 08:22 from Russia - Google News
Daily Beast A Virtual Iron Curtain Closes In on Russia's Intelligentsia Daily Beast Were Russian hipsters—designers, photographers, architects, stylish business managers, planning to make radical changes in the country in a fashion o...
» Viktor Orban Wins a Second Term in Hungary
07/04/14 08:12 from NYT > Europe
The conservative prime minister received a strong endorsement from voters, but the radical right-wing Jobbik party also gained strength.
» Ukraine crisis: Politicians in eastern city of Donetsk ‘proclaim independence from Kiev’ and set date for referendum on joining Russia
07/04/14 08:10 from - Europe RSS Feed 
The eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk has reportedly declared itself independent from the central government in Kiev and set a date for a referendum on joining Russia, according to local media reports.
» Ukraine crisis: Officials in eastern city of Donetsk ‘proclaim independence from Kiev’ and set date for referendum on joining Russia
07/04/14 08:10 from - Europe RSS Feed 
The eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk has reportedly declared itself independent from the central government in Kiev and set a date for a referendum on joining Russia, according to local media reports.
» Ukraine crisis: Donetsk officials ‘proclaim independence from Kiev’ and set date for referendum on joining Russia
07/04/14 08:10 from - Europe RSS Feed 
The eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk has reportedly declared itself independent from the central government in Kiev and set a date for a referendum on joining Russia, according to local media reports.
» Ukrainian Officer Is Killed Near Base in Crimea
07/04/14 08:02 from NYT > Europe
The shooting, in an altercation with Russian troops, came as pro-Russian protesters occupied government buildings in cities in eastern Ukraine.
» 8 апреля Владимир Путин проведёт заседание наблюдательного совета Агентства стратегических инициатив
07/04/14 08:00 from Сайт Президента России: Все материалы
Во вторник, 8 апреля, под председательством Владимира Путина состоится заседание наблюдательного совета Агентства стратегических инициатив (АСИ).
» Alleged Members Of Banned Islamic Group Arrested In Kyrgyzstan
07/04/14 07:44 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Six alleged members of the banned Hizb ut-Tahrir Islamic group have been arrested in Kyrgyzstan's southern province of Jalal-Abad.
» 04-07.04.2014
07/04/14 07:39 from Новости дня
  4 апреля 2014 г.   Полицейский в Самарской области будет уволен из МВД за взятку 50 тыс рублей   Оперативник в Самарской области будет уволен Подробнее...
» Russia will not import GMO products - PM Medvedev - RT
07/04/14 07:39 from Russia - Google News
RT Russia will not import GMO products - PM Medvedev RT Russia will not import GMO products, the country's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said, adding that the nation has enough space and resources to produce organic food. Moscow has...
» Kiev blames Russia for east-Ukraine protests - KPRC Houston
07/04/14 07:39 from Russia - Google News
KPRC Houston Kiev blames Russia for east-Ukraine protests KPRC Houston Pro- Russian protesters have seized state buildings in several east Ukrainian cities, prompting accusations from Kiev that Moscow is trying to "dismember" t...
» Russian Marine Kills Ukraine Navy Officer in Crimea, Says Ministry
07/04/14 07:27 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
A Russian soldier shot dead a Ukrainian naval officer in eastern Crimea, Ukraine’s Defence Ministry said on Monday, the second Ukrainian death reported since Russia took control of the Black Sea peninsula
» Ukraine crisis: Dynamo Kiev refuse to play Spartak Moscow friendly
07/04/14 07:24 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
Ukrainian side Dynamo Kiev have backed out of a friendly against Russian team Spartak Moscow because of the political dispute between their two nations.
» EU energy strategy must counter Putin's fossil fuel-fed autocracy | Stephen Stec and Alexios Antypas
07/04/14 07:17 from World news: Russia | guardian.co.uk
The role of climate and energy policy in the 'long game' that will play out between Russia and the west has been overlooked Vladimir Putin's land grab in Crimea has shocked the west into rethinking security strategy on the continent. Mic...
» Dmitry Kiselyov
07/04/14 07:13 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
“Russia is the only country in the world which is really capable of turning the USA into radioactive ash.”
» Mustafa Dzhemilev
07/04/14 07:08 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
“Amongst them there are extremely high levels of anxiety and worries about their future and even their lives, given that the there are paramilitary groups, organised by the authorities, patrolling who call themselves “self-defence”...
» Заседание коллегии Федеральной службы безопасности
07/04/14 07:00 from Сайт Президента России: Все материалы
Владимир Путин принял участие в заседании коллегии Федеральной службы безопасности.
» Sergei Ryabkov
07/04/14 06:58 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
“What can we advise our American colleagues? To spend more time in the fresh air, take up yoga, a food separation diet, perhaps watch some sit-coms on television. That would be better than to “wind up” oneself and others, knowing in fact...
» Aleksandr Dugin
07/04/14 06:44 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
“An important aspect of the Eurasian worldview is an absolute denial of Western civilization. In the opinion of the Eurasians, the West with its ideology of liberalism is an absolute evil.”
» Weapons Seized By Pro-Russian Protestors in Eastern Ukraine
07/04/14 06:39 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
Pro-Russian protesters who broke into state security headquarters in the eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk have seized weapons, and highway police have closed down entrances into the city, local police said Monday.
» Nato chief tells allies: spend more on defence to deter Russia
07/04/14 06:39 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
Britain and its Nato allies must respond to Russia’s “illegal aggression” against Ukraine by spending more on defence, the alliance’s secretary general has said.
» Gazprom Neft CEO says Russian oil company could look eastward if sanctions hit
07/04/14 06:38 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
Gazprom Neft has not been affected by Western sanctions over Russia’s annexation of Crimea but is ready to move away from dollars in its contracts and to redirect oil flows to Asia if needed, the CEO of Gazprom’s oil arm said.
» Communist Party Deputy Elected Mayor of Novosibirsk
07/04/14 06:38 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
A Communist party candidate has won the mayoral election in Russia’s third-largest city, Novosibirsk, in a setback for the party at the center of President Vladimir Putin’s tightly controlled political system.
» Protests in eastern Ukraine aimed at bringing in Russian troops, warns PM
07/04/14 06:37 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
Protests in eastern Ukraine in which pro-Russian activists seized public buildings in three cities are part of a plan to destabilize Ukraine and bring in Russian troops, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Monday.
» Russia to Solidify Claim of Resource Rich Zone in Sea of Okhotsk
07/04/14 06:37 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
Russia will begin judicial procedures to solidify its exclusive rights to a large area in the Sea of Okhotsk, part of the western Pacific Ocean that was recognized by the UN last month as an extension of the Russian continental shelf, a ...
» Russia Bans 6 Ukrainian Dairy Companies
07/04/14 06:36 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
Imports from six Ukrainian dairy producers have been suspended, Russia’s consumer protection agency said, in the latest sign of worsening trade relations between the two countries since the annexation of Crimea.
» АНТИВОЕННЫЙ МИТИНГ СОЛИДАРНОСТИ С НАРОДОМ УКРАИНЫ В АРХАНГЕЛЬСКЕ 6 АПРЕЛЯ 2014 года
07/04/14 06:36 from Новости дня
В воскресенье, 6 апреля в Архангельске прошел антивоенный митинг солидарности с украинским народом, за совместное вхождение России и Украины в Европейский Союз ради Подробнее...
» Council of Europe’s Parliament to Reconsider Russian Delegation’s Credentials Over Crimea
07/04/14 06:36 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) will debate a resolution on the Russian delegation’s credentials on Thursday, according to Alexei Pushkov, the delegation’s head.
» Ukraine: Naval officer shot dead by Russian solider in Crimea
07/04/14 06:32 from - Europe RSS Feed 
A Russian solider shot and killed a Ukrainian naval officer in eastern Crimea over the weekend, Ukrainian officials confirmed on Monday, following a cabinet meeting in which interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk accused Moscow of atte...
» Ex-adviser slams Commission on austerity
07/04/14 06:28 from FT.com - World, Europe
A former adviser to the European Commission has accused Brussels of embracing austerity in a ‘strategic’ bid to increase its powers
» Understanding Russia - Aljazeera.com
07/04/14 06:14 from Russia - Google News
Aljazeera.com Understanding Russia Aljazeera.com A similar attempt was made after the end of the Cold War with the effort to integrate Russia into the international system. During Boris Yeltsin's weak Russia years, it appeared to hav...
» Yatseniuk blames Russia for unrest
07/04/14 06:13 from FT.com - World, Europe
Ukraine’s pro-western prime minister said ‘a radical circle of people – with a specific Russian accent’ are trying to destabilise the country
» Yatseniuk blames Russia for Ukraine unrest
07/04/14 06:13 from FT.com - World, Europe
Ukraine’s pro-western prime minister said ‘a radical circle of people – with a specific Russian accent’ are trying to destabilise the country
» Ukraine claims Russia fomenting unrest in country's east - Fox News
07/04/14 06:11 from Russia - Google News
Yahoo News Ukraine claims Russia fomenting unrest in country's east Fox News Ukrainian authorities say that pro- Russian gunman have seized government buildings in two major cities the eastern part of that country in the latest case ...
» Activists In Donetsk Proclaim 'Sovereignty,' Call For Russian 'Peacekeepers'
07/04/14 06:05 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Pro-Russian activists occupying the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk's regional administration building have proclaimed a sovereign "People's Republic of Donetsk" and called for Russian President Vladimir Putin to send a "temporary peac...
» Yatsenyuk Says Moscow Behind Seizures In Eastern Ukraine
07/04/14 06:05 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has accused Russia of being behind several seizures by protesters of regional government buildings in eastern Ukraine.
» Sanctions Against Kremlin To Affect Kazakhstan's Oil Sector
07/04/14 06:04 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Kazakhstan is considering alternative routes for its oil exports fearing that Western sanctions against Russia over the situation in Ukraine might affect the country's energy sector.
» Protests in eastern Ukraine aimed at bringing in Russian troops, warns PM - Chicago Tribune
07/04/14 05:58 from Russia - Google News
Wall Street Journal Protests in eastern Ukraine aimed at bringing in Russian troops, warns PM Chicago Tribune Pro- Russian protesters in the east seized official buildings in three cities - Kharkiv, Luhansk and Donetsk - on Sunday night,...
» Ukraine officer shot dead by Russian soldier in Crimea
07/04/14 05:54 from World news: Russia | guardian.co.uk
Naval officer dies after altercation in Novofyodorovka as prime minister accuses Russia of trying to destabilise eastern Ukraine A Russian soldier has shot dead a Ukrainian naval officer in eastern Crimea, Ukraine's defence ministry has ...
» Two Kyrgyz Security Officers Arrested In Connection With Journalist's Murder
07/04/14 05:44 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Two officers of Kyrgyzstan's State Committee for National Security have been arrested in connection with the murder of a journalist.
» Russia This Week: Communist Wins Mayoral Elections in Novosibirsk
07/04/14 05:38 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
Update Daily. The liberal opposition in Moscow — such as it is — failed to put anti-corruption blogger Alexey Navalny into office in the mayoral elections last fall, although he took 30% of the vote. But in the Siberian town ...
» Nato chief tells allies: spend more on defence to deter Russia - Telegraph.co.uk
07/04/14 05:14 from Russia - Google News
Telegraph.co.uk Nato chief tells allies: spend more on defence to deter Russia Telegraph.co.uk Britain and its Nato allies must respond to Russia's “illegal aggression” against Ukraine by spending more on defence, the alliance's ...
» Putin's Party Loses Mayoral Race In 'Capital Of Siberia'
07/04/14 04:59 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
The Communist Party has won a surprise victory against President Vladimir Putin's ruling party in a mayoral race in Russia's third largest city of Novosibirsk.
» Pro-Russia protesters in east Ukraine seize weapons: Interior Ministry - Chicago Tribune
07/04/14 04:29 from Russia - Google News
Wall Street Journal Pro- Russia protesters in east Ukraine seize weapons: Interior Ministry Chicago Tribune KIEV (Reuters) - Pro- Russian protesters who broke into state security headquarters in the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk have...
» Stand-off over $2.2bn Ukraine gas bill
07/04/14 04:02 from FT.com - World, Europe
Deadline for payment to Russia’s Gazprom looms, intensifying fears that the energy giant will cut off supplies
» Orbán re-elected in Hungarian landslide
07/04/14 04:02 from FT.com - World, Europe
Fidesz, the party the prime minister helped found in 1988 as a student dissident, was on course to win 134 seats in the new, slimmed down 199-seat parliament
» Pro-Russia protesters seize Ukraine buildings, Kiev blames Putin - Reuters
07/04/14 03:42 from Russia - Google News
Pro- Russia protesters seize Ukraine buildings, Kiev blames Putin Reuters The protesters stormed regional government buildings in the industrial hub of Donetsk and security service offices in nearby Luhansk, waving Russian flags and dema...
» The Rundown -- April 7
07/04/14 03:02 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
RFE/RL in the Media # Bloomberg cites RFE/RL Azeri interview with former U.S. ambassador in story on angst in Azerbaijan over Russia moves  # Yahoo News uses RFE/RL video of storming of security agency building in Luhansk # Eurasianet ci...
» Ukraine: Pro-Russians storm offices in Donetsk, Luhansk, Kharkiv - BBC News
07/04/14 02:19 from Russia - Google News
Ukraine: Pro- Russians storm offices in Donetsk, Luhansk, Kharkiv BBC News In Donetsk, Luhansk and Kharkiv they clashed with police, hung Russian flags from the buildings and called for a referendum on independence. Ukraine's acting ...
» Pro-Russians seize state buildings in eastern Ukraine - Yahoo News
07/04/14 01:21 from Russia - Google News
Yahoo News Pro- Russians seize state buildings in eastern Ukraine Yahoo News The unrest comes with Ukraine's borders surrounded by Russian troops who had earlier seized the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea and the economy in tatters aft...
» Roger Fessaguet, a Wizard of Haute Cuisine in New York, Dies at 82
07/04/14 01:05 from NYT > Europe
Mr. Fessaguet, a chef whose influence extended beyond La Caravelle in Manhattan, was known for attracting A-list celebrities and presidents with his approach to classic French cuisine.        
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07/04/14 00:28 from SEARCH RESULTS - WSJ.com
Results 1-15 of 231 04/06/14 Crimean Separatist Dodges Western Sanctions Alexei Chaly, leader of the new pro-Russian government in Sevastopol and a target of sanctions, is also CEO of a manufacturing company still selling in Europe, the ...
» Pro-Russia Protesters Seize State Buildings in Eastern Ukraine - Wall Street Journal
06/04/14 23:53 from Russia - Google News
Wall Street Journal Pro- Russia Protesters Seize State Buildings in Eastern Ukraine Wall Street Journal Around 200 pro- Russian demonstrators broke into the government building in the industrial city of Donetsk, raising a Russian flag an...
» Facing His Torturer as Spain Confronts Its Past
06/04/14 23:11 from NYT > Europe
A legal case taking shape in Argentina is reopening Spain’s painful Francoist past and threatening the political pact that helped the country transition from dictatorship to democracy.        
» France to Shun Genocide Services After Rwanda Leader Fixes Share of Blame
06/04/14 22:28 from NYT > Europe
French officials said they would not attend the commemoration of the 1994 massacres after Rwandan President Paul Kagame accused France of “political preparation” in the killings.        
» France Curtails Role at Genocide Services After Rwanda Leader Casts Blame
06/04/14 22:28 from NYT > Europe
French officials said they would not attend the commemoration of the 1994 massacres after Rwandan President Paul Kagame accused France of “political preparation” in the killings.        
» Business Moguls in Public Service Seek to Ease Fears in East Ukraine
06/04/14 21:53 from NYT > Europe
Kiev is hoping that naming wealthy businessmen to positions of power will help allay the fears of Russian speakers in the east of the country.        
» Business Titans Too Rich to Bribe Seek to Ease Fears in East Ukraine
06/04/14 21:53 from NYT > Europe
Kiev is hoping that naming wealthy businessmen to positions of power will help allay the fears of Russian speakers in the east of the country.        
» Paris Journal: Fashion District Robberies Turn Heads, and Some Can’t Help Smirking
06/04/14 21:36 from NYT > Europe
A series of brazen smash-and-grab thefts at expensive shops in the Vendôme district has been cause for both alarm and satire.        
» A Victory for Russia's Special Forces - The Moscow Times
06/04/14 21:31 from Russia - Google News
The Moscow Times A Victory for Russia's Special Forces The Moscow Times Russia's absorption of Crimea is still underway, but there have been already a number of attempts in the Western press to analyze the Russian military's ...
» Sources of Russia’s ‘Eternal Return’ to Past Patterns Examined by Moscow Sociologists
06/04/14 21:25 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
Staunton, April 6 – Ten days ago, the Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences hosted a symposium on “Russia’s Paths: The New Old Order – an Eternal Return,” a subject this institution has examined before but one that, according to ...
» State Visit of Ireland’s President to Britain, a First, Underlines Evolution of Relations
06/04/14 21:17 from NYT > Europe
When Michael D. Higgins goes to Britain on Monday for a state visit, the first for an Irish president, the theme of reconciliation between two nations will be on display.        
» Pro-Russia protesters seize buildings in eastern Ukraine; Kiev blames Putin
06/04/14 20:56 from Europe News: News and Headlines from Europe - The Washington Post
DONETSK, Ukraine — Pro-Russia protesters seized state buildings Sunday in three cities in eastern Ukraine, triggering accusations from the pro-European government in Kiev that Russian President Vladimir Putin was orchestrating “separatis...
» Orban Declares Victory In Hungarian Elections
06/04/14 20:49 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has declared victory in elections in the central European country.
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06/04/14 20:17 from SEARCH RESULTS - WSJ.com
Results 1-15 of 232 04/06/14 Protesters Seize Buildings in Eastern Ukraine Antigovernment protesters calling for closer ties with Moscow seized regional government headquarters in two cities in Ukraine's east in the most serious unrest t...
» UK manufacturers call for EU red tape cut
06/04/14 20:03 from FT.com - World, Europe
One of the UK’s most pro-EU business groups, with 85 per cent of members saying in a recent survey they would vote to stay in, thinks reform is needed
» Nato chief calls for spirit of The Three Musketeers to counter Russia’s ‘illegal aggression’ 
06/04/14 19:53 from - Europe RSS Feed 
Nato countries must spend money bolstering their armed forces to counter the threat posed by Russia - and risk turning back the clock to the days of the Cold War, according to the alliance’s Secretary-General.
» Ukraine vs. Russia: inside the divisive myth of Stepan Bandera - Toronto Star
06/04/14 18:44 from Russia - Google News
Toronto Star Ukraine vs. Russia : inside the divisive myth of Stepan Bandera Toronto Star Russian President Vladimir Putin referenced Bandera twice — calling him “Hitler's accomplice” — during his speech to the Russian Parliament cal...
» Op-Ed Contributor: Putin's Czarist Folly
06/04/14 18:40 from NYT > Europe
This Crimean adventure may, like that of Nicholas I, end in humiliation for Russia.        
» Unrest in Eastern Ukraine
06/04/14 17:59 from NYT > Europe
In Donetsk and Lugansk, crowds bearing Russian flags clashed with the police and stormed government buildings on Sunday.
» Ukraine crisis: Pro-Russia protests spread in east as demonstrators storm government buildings
06/04/14 17:07 from - Europe RSS Feed 
Crowds of pro-Russian demonstrators stormed government buildings in major cities in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, where secessionist sentiment has sparked frequent protests since Ukraine’s former president was ousted in February.
» Ukraine crisis: Pro-Russia protests spread in east as crowds of demonstrators storm government buildings
06/04/14 17:07 from - Europe RSS Feed 
Crowds of pro-Russian demonstrators stormed government buildings in major cities in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, where secessionist sentiment has sparked frequent protests since Ukraine’s former president was ousted in February.
» How the West Helps Putin Fulfill His CIS Strategy
06/04/14 17:00 from The St. Petersburg Times
Western democracies fear Russia\'s power so much that the U.S. and the European Union are actively striving to prevent President Vladimir Putin from reintegrating the Commonwealth of Independent States countries into a Eurasian Union.
» Can Art Save Russia\'s Face?
06/04/14 17:00 from The St. Petersburg Times
What follows is similar to a column (they were called blogs back then) that I wrote just before the beginning of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. The pathos of that one was that times are tough for anyone who loves Russia for its deep, rich...
» Protesters Storm Buildings in Ukraine as West Ponders Next Move
06/04/14 17:00 from The St. Petersburg Times
A day after European Union leaders met to discuss taking a firmer line on Russia over its annexation of Ukraine\'s Crimea region, pro-Russian demonstrators stormed government buildings in two Ukrainian cities and demanded autonomy from t...
» Caliphate for an Hour
06/04/14 17:00 from The St. Petersburg Times
Columnists should make predictions about the future. The fall of the Soviet Union and 9/11 caught us by surprise because of failures of imagination. But besides publicly exercising imagination, columnists should also examine their own fa...
» Pro-Russia protesters seize Ukraine buildings as Kiev blames Putin - The Globe and Mail
06/04/14 16:59 from Russia - Google News
Pro- Russia protesters seize Ukraine buildings as Kiev blames Putin The Globe and Mail Pro- Russian protesters seized state buildings in three east Ukrainian cities on Sunday, triggering accusations from the pro-European government in Ki...
» Ukraine crisis: Pro-Russian movement creeps closer to Kiev - CBS News
06/04/14 16:52 from Russia - Google News
Ukraine crisis: Pro- Russian movement creeps closer to Kiev CBS News Pro- Russian supporters deploy a Russian flag and the flag of the so-called Donetsk Republica as they storm the regional administration building in the eastern Ukrainia...
» Pro-Russian protesters seize govt buildings in Ukraine's Donetsk, Lugansk and ... - RT
06/04/14 16:35 from Russia - Google News
Pro- Russian protesters seize govt buildings in Ukraine's Donetsk, Lugansk and ... RT The violence in Donetsk might've been provoked by a banner saying “Goodbye, Russia ,” which was placed on the administration, Life-News reports...
» Dozens Killed In Homs Blast
06/04/14 16:26 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
A Syrian monitoring group says at least 29 people were killed in Syria's eastern city of Homs in what appeared to be the premature explosion of a car bomb being prepared by rebels.
» Russia, US tied by technology investments - SFGate
06/04/14 16:17 from Russia - Google News
SFGate Russia , US tied by technology investments SFGate Today, Akhanov is Russia's point man in Silicon Valley, a striking example of how investment, not ideology, governs the relationship between the two historic rivals. As preside...
» Fears of gas war as Ukraine refuses to pay increased prices set by Russian firm - The Guardian
06/04/14 16:12 from Russia - Google News
CTV News Fears of gas war as Ukraine refuses to pay increased prices set by Russian firm The Guardian The prospect of a new gas war between Russia and Ukraine drew closer at the weekend as the government in Kiev said it would refuse to p...
» Ukraine says Putin behind protesters' seizure of state buildings - Reuters
06/04/14 15:59 from Russia - Google News
Voice of America Ukraine says Putin behind protesters' seizure of state buildings Reuters The protesters seized the regional government building in the industrial hub of Donetsk and security service offices in nearby Luhansk, waving ...
» Orbán set for Hungarian victory
06/04/14 15:52 from FT.com - World, Europe
Fidesz, the party the prime minister helped found in 1988 as a student dissident, was expected to win 48 per cent of the vote
» Fears of gas war as Ukraine refuses to pay increased prices set by Russian firm
06/04/14 15:50 from World news: Russia | guardian.co.uk
Dispute comes as tensions in eastern Ukraine remain high, with pro-Russian protesters storming government buildings The prospect of a new gas war between Russia and Ukraine drew closer at the weekend as the government in Kiev said it wou...
» Crimea 'chill' in Russian-Western relations will be short-lived – Russia's UN ... - RT
06/04/14 15:10 from Russia - Google News
RT Crimea 'chill' in Russian -Western relations will be short-lived – Russia's UN ... RT The “chill in relations” between Russia and the West over the accession of Crimea will not last long, historically speaking, Russia'...
» Nato chief tells Britain: spend more on defence to deter Russian advances
06/04/14 15:04 from Russian news, all the latest and breaking Russia news
Secretary general says allies need to modernise armed forces as Russia 'carves up' Europe        
» Why it is more important than ever to invest in defence of democracy
06/04/14 14:58 from Russian news, all the latest and breaking Russia news
Ukraine crisis shows that defence matters as much as ever. Every ally needs to invest in its armed forces, Nato's secretary-general warns in the Telegraph        
» Pro-Russia Protesters Storm Government Building in East Ukraine - NBCNews.com
06/04/14 14:51 from Russia - Google News
Pro- Russia Protesters Storm Government Building in East Ukraine NBCNews.com DONETSK, Ukraine — Around 100 pro- Russian protesters stormed the regional government building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Sunday and hung up a ...
» Brussels to relax energy subsidy curbs
06/04/14 13:59 from FT.com - World, Europe
Brussels will this week bow to pressure from Berlin and relax planned curbs on clean energy subsidies, enabling Germany to pass a renewables law
» How CIA used copies of Dr Zhivago in battle to win Cold War
06/04/14 13:50 from Russian news, all the latest and breaking Russia news
After nearly six decades of secrecy, newly declassified documents reveal the CIA's clandestine programme to bring the great Russian novel to readers behind the Iron Curtain        
» Austerity test awaits Europe’s new boys
06/04/14 13:28 from FT.com - World, Europe
Just busting the budget is not a smart strategy. Renzi and Valls will need to go further and mount a broader challenge
» Pro-Russian protests in the East.
06/04/14 12:48 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
Pro-Russian protesters have stormed administrative buildings in Donetsk and Luhansk today, while other rallies have been held in Dnipropetrovsk. Yesterday, the Russian state news agency, ITAR-TASS reported that the Russian Foreign Minist...
» Ukraine Liveblog Day 49: Pro-Russian Protests in the East.
06/04/14 12:48 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
Pro-Russian protesters have stormed administrative buildings in Donetsk and Luhansk today, while other rallies have been held in Dnipropetrovsk. Yesterday, the Russian state news agency, ITAR-TASS reported that the Russian Foreign Minist...
» Thousands of pro-Russia protesters demonstrate in eastern Ukraine - video
06/04/14 12:41 from World news: Russia | guardian.co.uk
Thousands of pro-Russia protesters gathered in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Sunday for an anti-government rally. Many demonstrators are calling for a boycott of May's Ukrainian presidential elections. Vladimir Putin, the president of Ru...
» Eurozone warned not to rely solely on ECB
06/04/14 12:37 from FT.com - World, Europe
European companies demand structural reforms, labour market reform in particular, to sustain the recovery and improve competitiveness
» Russia's 'oil sickness' erodes urgency for reform, critics say - Los Angeles Times
06/04/14 12:01 from Russia - Google News
Guardian Liberty Voice Russia's 'oil sickness' erodes urgency for reform, critics say Los Angeles Times MOSCOW — It can take Moscow residents two hours in dense traffic to drive the first 10 miles on the highway to St. Peters...
» Pro-Russia Protesters Storm Government Buildings In Eastern Cities
06/04/14 11:38 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Pro-Russia Ukrainian protesters have stormed the main government building in the eastern city of Donetsk. Meanwhile in Luhansk, also in the east of the country, protesters broke into the headquarters of Ukraine's security agency, the SBU.
» Pro-Russia Protesters Storm Government Buildings In Eastern Ukrainian Cities
06/04/14 11:38 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Ukraine's acting president, Oleksandr Turchynov, has cancelled a trip to Lithuania in order to deal with pro-Russia protests in the east of the country after demonstrators seized government buildings in a number of cities.
» British millionaire 'shot dead by ex lover' in luxury Spanish villa
06/04/14 11:35 from - Europe RSS Feed 
A British man shot dead in his luxury villa in Spain’s Costa del Sol is believed to have been murdered by his ex-lover.
» British millionaire Andrew Bush 'shot dead by ex lover' in luxury Spanish villa
06/04/14 11:35 from - Europe RSS Feed 
A British man shot dead in his luxury villa in Spain’s Costa del Sol is believed to have been murdered by his ex-lover.
» Spanish police hunt woman over the shooting of British millionaire
06/04/14 11:35 from - Europe RSS Feed 
A woman was last night being sought in connection with the death of a British millionaire who was found shot in the head at his home on the Costa del Sol in Spain.
» Pro-Russia protesters storm regional government building in east Ukraine - Reuters
06/04/14 11:21 from Russia - Google News
Christian Science Monitor Pro- Russia protesters storm regional government building in east Ukraine Reuters Pro- Russian demonstrators have held rallies in eastern Ukrainian cities in recent weeks, not far from the border with Russia whe...
» Poroshenko Vows 'Zero-Tolerance' For Corruption
06/04/14 10:57 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Ukrainian presidential candidate Petro Poroshenko says any new leadership of the country should have "zero-tolerance" of corruption.
» Mafia boss Domenico Rancadore fights fresh Italian extradition warrant request after arrest in west London
06/04/14 10:51 from - Europe RSS Feed 
The convicted Mafia boss Domenico Rancadore has appeared in court following his re-arrest in west London yesterday.
» Gunmen Strike In Town South Of Baghdad
06/04/14 10:42 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Iraqi officials say gunmen have killed six people south of Baghdad.
» Pro-Russia Protesters Storm Government Building In Donetsk
06/04/14 10:26 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Pro-Russia Ukrainian protesters have stormed the main government building in Donetsk.
» ‘Russianness’ is a ‘Synthetic Category,’ Moscow Ethnographer Says
06/04/14 10:16 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
Staunton, April 6 – “Russianness” is a “synthetic category,” one in which the father of a family can be Mordvin, the mother a German, and the children ethnic Russians, a reflection of the floating quality of identity in that country, gov...
» Orban Strong Favorite As Hungary Holds Elections
06/04/14 10:09 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Voters in Hungary are casting ballots in a parliamentary election that is expected to result in another term for Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his conservative Fidesz party.
» BP faces shareholder pressure over Russian stake amid Crimea standoff
06/04/14 10:07 from World news: Russia | guardian.co.uk
Stake in Russia's biggest oil firm is not only issue for annual meeting as BP faces legal threat over Gulf of Mexico BP will come under pressure at its annual meeting this week to explain how its decision to take a 20% stake in Russia's ...
» Dugin Says an Azerbaijan Hostile to Russia Will ‘Instantly Cease to Exist’
06/04/14 10:03 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
Staunton, April 6 – Aleksandr Dugin, who appears to be increasingly influential in Kremlin circles, says that Moscow views Baku’s UN vote on Ukraine a “an unfriendly act,” that “the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan is in Moscow’s hand...
» Russian Occupation Puts Crimea’s Environment at Risk, Bellona Says
06/04/14 09:38 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
Staunton, April 5 – Moscow’s occupation and annexation has already had many consequences, but one that is extremely important but that has not attracted much attention is the extent to which Crimea’s “transfer” from Ukraine to the Russia...
» Under Putin, ‘Russians Don’t Exist, Only “Sovs,”’ Shumyatsky Says
06/04/14 09:26 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
Staunton, April 5 – Given the nature of Vladimir Putin’s regime and reflecting the Kremlin leader’s own understanding, “Russians do not exist,” émigré writer Boris Shumyatsky says. Instead, “people from the former Soviet Union are united...
» Chuck Hagel says US will send two ballistic missile destroyers to Japan
06/04/14 09:22 from World news: Russia | guardian.co.uk
US defence secretary says destroyers are to counter the North Korean threat, and says China must respect its neighbours US defence secretary Chuck Hagel delivered a two-pronged warning to Asia Pacific nations on Sunday, announcing that t...
» Russian Nationalists Angry at What They View as Putin’s Tatarization of Crimea
06/04/14 09:12 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
Staunton, April 5 – Russian nationalists in Crimea and in Russia are expressing their outrage at and opposition to what they see as Vladimir Putin’s “Tatarization” of Crimea, a policy that they argue does not reflect the ethnic balance o...
» Renzi chooses long haul for labour reform
06/04/14 09:11 from FT.com - World, Europe
Italian prime minister has decided to let parliament deal with mapping out his Jobs Act, a process that could take a year before legislation is passed
» Renzi faces test over promise of change
06/04/14 08:54 from FT.com - World, Europe
The ‘nominations sweepstake’ in which the chiefs and boards of state companies are selected by the government will be Matteo Renzi’s first challenge
» EU Weighs New Approach to Russia - The Moscow Times
06/04/14 08:51 from Russia - Google News
CTV News EU Weighs New Approach to Russia The Moscow Times European Union foreign ministers tried to map out a new strategy towards Russia at talks in Athens on Saturday, pledging to keep a tough stance over its tensions with Ukraine, wh...