Saturday, August 9, 2014

8:24 AM 8/9/2014: Associated Press: Donetsk rebels surrounded, commander says | » Bloomberg: Ukraine halts Russian convoy as Kyiv barriers dismantled | Kyiv sees no de-escalation of situation on border despite information on completion of exercises in Russia | Стрелков: Донецк в полном окружении, казаки традиционно бежали - Strelkov: Donetsk is fully encircled, the kazaks have habitually fled

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Стрелков: Донецк в полном окружении, казаки традиционно бежали - Московский комсомолец

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Командующий ополчением ДНР Игорь Стрелков заявил в субботу о том, что украинским силовикам удалось взять в Луганской области город Красный Луч. Таким образом, говорит Стрелков, донецко-горловская группировка ополченцев оказалась в полном окружении, как и сам город ...
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» Associated Press: Donetsk rebels surrounded, commander says
09/08/14 08:42 from 
A top commander of the pro-Russia insurgency in eastern Ukraine said Saturday that Ukrainian forces have seized a key town, leaving the rebel region's largest city of Donetsk surrounded.
» Россия продолжает стягивать войска и технику к границе с Украиной
09/08/14 07:45 from Новости Украины 24 часа в сутки : ЛІГАБізнесІнформ
По данным СНБО, в Воронежскую область передислоцированы подразделения Псковской воздушно-десантной дивизии ВС РФ и танковый полк
» За сутки беспилотники РФ 4 раза нарушали воздушное пространство Украины 
09/08/14 07:43 from Информационное агентство УНИАН
В течение суток российские беспилотники четыре раза нарушали воздушное пространство Украины.
» Террористы сообщают военным России координаты украинских силовиков для обстрелов 
09/08/14 08:37 from ПОДРОБНОСТИ: Все новости
Террористы передают информацию российским военным с координатами украинских военных. Информация передается, для того чтобы военные России могли обстреливать украинских силовиков. Соответствующие перехваченные разговоры россиян с террорис...
» Авиация близ Горловки и Антрацита уничтожила колонны бронетехники террористов 
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Украинская авиация уничтожила колонну военной техники террористов около Антрацита, а также 10 единиц бронированной техники с экипажами вблизи Горловки. Об этом заявил спикер информцентра СНБО Андрей Лысенко. Действия сил АТО сопровождали...
» Bloomberg: Ukraine halts Russian convoy as Kyiv barriers dismantled 
09/08/14 08:17 from 
Ukrainian authorities said they succeeded in halting a Russian military convoy heading toward its border as Kiev swept away the last of blockades first erected by anti-government protesters eight months ago. 
» Kyiv sees no de-escalation of situation on border despite information on completion of exercises in Russia
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The completion of exercises in Russia has not led to the de-escalation of the situation on the Ukrainian-Russian border, the speaker of the information-analytical center of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC), And...

Pistorius must wait to learn his fate as murder trial concludes - Herald Scotland

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Pistorius must wait to learn his fate as murder trial concludes
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Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius will find out next month if he is has been found guilty of murdering his model girlfriend, after the lead prosecutor in the case urged him to "face the consequences". Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius ...

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ООН готова предоставить Украине гуманитарную поддержку - Подробности

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ООН готова рассмотреть меры по оказанию помощи востоку Украины, если усилий, предпринимаемых на этом направлении Киевом, будет недостаточно. Об этом говорится в заявлении генерального секретаря ООН. "Генеральный секретарь ООН продолжит активно и пристально ...

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Украина обвинила Россию в провокации на границе - Lenta.ru

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Украина обвинила Россию в провокации на границе
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Заместитель главы администрации президента Украины Валерий Чалый заявил в эфире Первого национального телеканала о том, что Россия в ночь на субботу, 9 августа, якобы готовила провокацию на границе. По его словам, это могло привести «к непредсказуемым событиям и ...
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Virginia Ex-Governor's Trial Keeps Focus on Key Donor's Character - New York Times

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Virginia Ex-Governor's Trial Keeps Focus on Key Donor's Character
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Paul Perito, center, was flanked by his lawyers outside a courthouse in Richmond, Va., where he testified Friday in the corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell. Credit Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch, via Associated Press. Continue reading the ...

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US Drops Food and Water to Trapped Iraqis for Second Day - NBCNews.com

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US Drops Food and Water to Trapped Iraqis for Second Day
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U.S. military aircraft dropped a second air drop of humanitarian aid to Iraqis under threat from hardline militants in northern Iraq for the second straight night, the Pentagon said on Friday. Three planes dropped 72 bundles of supplies for the refugees, ...
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New York City police looking for pair of suspects in thefts of $18000 worth of ... - The Republic

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NEW YORK — Police say they're looking for two men who stole more than $18,000 in over-the-counter medication from New York City pharmacies over a seven-month span. They say all 10 thefts happened in Manhattan and all but one targeted Duane ...

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Украинские военные гибнут из-за некачественных бронежилетов, купленных Минобороны - РИА ФедералПресс

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УКРАИНА, 9 августа, РИА ФедералПресс. Украинское Министерство обороны закупило более 17 тысяч ненадежных бронежилетов. На них ведомство потратило порядка 5,6 миллиона долларов. В результате 67 военнослужащих страны получили ранения, в том числе смертельные, ...
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'Secure the border': From Tea Party shout to GOP marketing slogan - Fort Worth Star Telegram

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'Secure the border': From Tea Party shout to GOP marketing slogan
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kennedy Once, a president spoke from his heart about the illegal immigrants working and serving America. “We must remember that the vast majority of illegal immigrants are decent people who work hard, support their families, practice their faith and lead ...

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Сына российского депутата судят в США - Дни.Ру

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Гражданина России Романа Селезне, без уведомления российского консульства, перевели из тюрьмы острова Гуам в штат Вашингтон. Там сын российского депутата впервые предстал перед судом. Американские власти не поставили в известность российских дипломатов о переводе ...
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ISIL threat must be confronted forcefully: US lawmakers - Economic Times

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ISIL threat must be confronted forcefully: US lawmakers
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WASHINGTON: Top American lawmakers have supported the Obama Administration's decision to carry out limited and targeted air strikes against Islamic State (ISIL) militants in northern Iraq and asked the US government to forcefully confront the challenges ...

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Стрелков: Донецк в полном окружении, казаки традиционно бежали - Московский комсомолец

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Командующий ополчением ДНР Игорь Стрелков заявил в субботу о том, что украинским силовикам удалось взять в Луганской области город Красный Луч. Таким образом, говорит Стрелков, донецко-горловская группировка ополченцев оказалась в полном окружении, как и сам город ...
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Anti-Semitism flares in Europe amid Gaza war - USA TODAY

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CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court on Saturday dissolved the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), the political wing of the banned Muslim Brotherhood, dealing a crippling blow in the campaign to crush Egypt's oldest Islamist movement. A court banned the ...
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Militants Advance on Iraqi Kurds

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Sunni insurgents expanded their push along the borders of Iraqi Kurdistan, as thousands of people besieged by the militants on a mountainside received fresh aid supplies.

Iraq's Yazidis Recount Harrowing Flight

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A minority religious sect in northern Iraq flees the approach of militants known as the Islamic State.

The FBI is entrapping Americans and charging them as terrorists, according to a new report

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Human Rights Watch and the Human Rights Institute at Columbia Law School have just released a damning report in which they accuse the US government of repeated abuses in the investigation and prosecution of terrorism cases.
Duh, right?
Well, you might still be surprised by the report's most troubling allegation: that US government agents, by employing methods of investigation that border on entrapment, have actively encouraged ordinaryAmericans to become terrorists.
The HRW and HRI focused their investigation on 27 post-9/11 terrorism cases involving 77 defendants. They based their report on information from court documents, publicly available documents, Freedom of Information Act requests, and more than 215 interviews with people involved in terrorism cases, including defendants, lawyers, family members, academics, and government officials.
They found a pattern of encouragement, facilitation, and grooming of targets that's worrying if not illegal.
“Indeed, in some cases,” the report claims, “the Federal Bureau of Investigation may have created terrorists out of law-abiding individuals by conducting sting operations that facilitated or invented the target’s willingness to act... All the high-profile domestic terrorism plots of the last decade, with four exceptions, were actually sting operations, splots conducted with the direct involvement of law enforcement informants or agents, including plots that were proposed or led by informants.”
A former FBI agent, Michael German, explained it to HRW and the HRI this way:
Today’s terrorism sting operations reflect a significant departure from past practice. When the FBI undercover agent or informant is the only purported link to a real terrorist group, supplies the motive, designs the plot and provides all the weapons, one has to question whether they are combatting terrorism or creating it. Aggrandizing the terrorist threat with these theatrical productions only spreads public fear and divides communities, which doesn’t make anyone safer."
Take the case of Hosam Smadi. The FBI began investigating Smadi in Jan. 2009 because he'd been posting to jihadist discussion boards. FBI agents intiated contact with him online, and during these early conversations, Smadi insisted that he didn’t want to hurt innocent people and was unsure about violent jihad. The FBI placed him in the “first stage of the radicalization process known as pre-radicalization,” but rather than discourage further radicalization, the agents actively pushed him toward violence.
After months of encouragement and conversation, Smadi agreed to participate in a terrorist act. He'd plant a bomb in the parking garage below a large Dallas building. When the day arrived, he deposited the explosive, which the FBI agents had made, and then met an undercover agent in a car. There he dialed a number into his cell phone, believing that it would detonate the device. He was charged with attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction and sentences to 24 years in prison.
What would have happened to Smadi if the FBI had just left him alone?
The HRW and HRI report finds lots of other reasons to be concerned about the handling of terrorism investigations and prosecutions. Check out the report and you'll find plenty of information about the use of "material support" charges, the admission of various types of inappropriate evidence, and the reliance on pre-trial solitary confinement.
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Putin is much more cynical than you think

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The conventional wisdom about Vladimir Putin is that he sees the West as a threat to Russian security. NATO expansion into Eastern Europe in the 1990s took advantage of Moscow’s weakness following the debilitating Soviet collapse, the Russians say. Now the United States is leading the West in backing color revolutions and other means of toppling old administrations in Ukraine and other countries in Moscow’s backyard. Some say the Russian president even believes his own propaganda that Washington’s ultimate goal is to depose him and steal his country’s vast energy resources.
In fact, Putin isn’t trying to stoke a new Cold War with the West because he takes his own fantasies seriously. He only wants Russians to believe he’s turning back the clock because it’s driving up his popularity by making him appear strong. It’s difficult to conceive that he actually buys his own propaganda: He invented the Western threat in order to play on the fears of the majority of Russians, who are nostalgic for the USSR’s lost superpower status.
Putin’s main aim is to do whatever it takes to dominate international headlines. Nothing shows him to be restoring Russian influence more than for his image to be seen on CNN next to Barack Obama’s, as if the two were equal in power. Russia may be corrupt, autocratic and backward, but just as deprivation under communism made pride in Soviet achievements more important for salving popular anger, Putin’s antics are helping Russians submit to his increasingly draconian rule by living in denial about the true damage it’s wreaking on their country.
However, with the Gaza conflict, Ebola and now Iraq pushing Ukraine’s civil war out of the leading international headlines, that’s becoming increasingly harder to do. Which is the main logic behind Putin’s inexorable ratcheting up of his standoff with the West. That’s why far from prompting moderation, the outrage caused by the downing of flight MH17 only added fuel to the fire: Controversy is exactly what Putin wants.
Of course that's not sustainable in the long term. The USSR may have nursed its opposition to the West for 70 years, but there’s no more American anti-communist hysteria to help provide justification for the Kremlin’s accusations today. Far more important, however, is that Russia is no Soviet Union.
Despite Russian nostalgia for life in the past — which supposedly provided cradle-to-grave security regardless of the strictures and deprivation — life wasn’t as stable as it would appear. How cozy was the general practice of carrying string bags in case hours-long lines materialized for food or basic goods that were unavailable in most stores? How pleasant to pay bribes to ensure medical care that was supposedly free? Providing food, shelter and products many in the West took for granted presented daily stresses not usually experienced in Europe and the US.
Which leads to the crucial difference Russians see between communism and what came after. It’s no accident that Moscow plays host to a consumer-culture orgy, with sushi restaurants seemingly on every corner and Bentleys common on traffic-choked streets. Goods and services may be expensive, but for those who can afford it, freedom to purchase what they want has been enough to help swallow the end of democratic elections and free speech and to witness the systematic enrichment of Putin’s cronies in ways that make the reviled oligarchs of the 1990s look reasonable.
Imports make up around 30 percent of Russia’s food consumption — far more for the urban elite that shops in the many supermarkets stocking imported products almost exclusively. With the enactment of a near-total ban on food from the US, EU and other counties that set up sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine, Putin has begun openly dictating what Russians can do in the one hallowed sphere of life in which freedom of choice has remained all-important. Some Russians believe that’s meant as a patriotism-inducing, us-versus-them prelude to invading Ukraine.
Whatever the case, whether and how long such Soviet-style manipulation of people’s consumer choices is popular remains to be seen. Twitter has already exploded with anguish. But what's clear is that after a decade and a half of clamping down on freedoms with relative impunity, Putin has just opened a very risky new chapter for himself.
Gregory Feifer is Europe editor at GlobalPost. His new book is "Russians."
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Islamist militants vow to blow up embassies after Obama launches airstrikes

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WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Militants who support the terror group ISIS tweeted threats to America on Friday after Barack Obama began attacking them with targeted airstrikes in northern Iraq. About 2,000 tweets per hour have been sent including many warning of a US body count if the president continues his aggressive military posture.

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Russia may negotiate price limits with domestic food producers

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia may negotiate a price control agreement with domestic food producers to prevent speculative price hikes that would affect inflation after it banned half its agricultural imports from the West, the agriculture ministry said late on Friday.







  

Australia to impose tougher sanctions on Russia

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Australia says it is planning to impose tougher sanctions on Russia after Moscow announced food bans that will affect Australian food makers.
“We are working towards stronger sanctions” against Russia, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Friday.
Abbott also warned Russia’s President Vladimir Putin to pull back Russian troops from the country’s border with Ukraine.
“I say to President Putin…: Hold your forces back. Stay behind the border….”
Also on Friday, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop criticized Moscow and called the food bans “disappointing”.
Bishop also noted that the government will do all it can to minimize the impact of the sanctions.
Australia’s food exports to Russia were worth nearly $370 million (€276 million) last year.
On Thursday, Russia imposed year-long food bans on the United States, the European Union, Australia, Canada and Norway in retaliation for their embargoes on Moscow.
The economic tit-for-tat followed a recent decision by the EU and US to tighten sanctions on Russia, with Brussels extending them from individuals to sectors of the Russian economy.
The sanctions also include an arms embargo and restricting sales of sensitive technology, as well as the export of equipment for Russia’s oil industry.
The Western powers accuse Moscow of playing a role in the crisis in eastern Ukraine, which broke out when Kiev launched military operations in April to silence pro-Russia protests, but the Kremlin denies the accusation.
Threats of sanctions intensified further after Malaysian flight MH17, heading from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was reportedly shot down over Ukraine’s volatile Donetsk region on July 17.
The Western powers also accuse pro-Russia forces of downing the civilian airliner. The pro-Russians deny any involvement in the tragedy.
        
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Airstrikes, rocket launches continue after Gaza truce crumbles

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GAZA CITY — Israel continued its air campaign Saturday and militants in the Gaza Strip kept launching rockets into Israel, as hostilities entered their second month with no permanent truce and more than 1,800 dead.
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U.S. military releases video of first airstrikes against ISIS targets in northern Iraq.
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Alabama Congressman speaks out against “war on whites”

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The Republican congressman for Alabama, Mo Brooks, said in a radio interview last week that there is a war on White people, which is being waged by the Democratic party, reportedHuffingtonpost.com.
“This is a part of the war on whites that’s being launched by the Democratic Party. And the way in which they’re launching this war is by claiming that whites hate everybody else.”
“It’s part of the strategy that Barack Obama implemented in 2008, continued in 2012, where he divides us all on race, on sex, greed, envy, class warfare, all those kinds of things. Well that’s not true.”
Brooks was responding to an audio clip which warned that the GOP could not survive as the “party of white people.”
In a separate interview with AL.com, Brooks spoke more about his comments.
“It’s much like the congressmen during the [immigration] debate on Friday: Democrat after Democrat was talking racism and race,”
“It’s high time folks started calling out the Democrats for their racial appeals. Certainly if you were to flip the coin and a white person were to say vote for me because I’m white, it would be an uproar and deservedly so. So why do we allow blacks to say vote for me because I’m black or Hispanics vote for me because I’m Hispanic?”
The Congressman is right, there is a war on Whites, but one political party is not to blame.
Because of the opened borders policy in the US, the country is becoming increasingly non-White, and all these non-Whites are going to vote for the parties which can bring more of their own people into the country.
The larger issue here is that immigration and integration is forced on White countries by law. Integration is the polar opposite of segregation, because instead of races being legally required to separate, they are legally required to mix. This is more popularly known as “diversity”. As this immigration and “diversity” is being forced on White countries, it amounts to a policy of genocide.

        
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Sarah Ferguson to cut short Balmoral break with Prince Andrew and the Queen before Prince Philip arrives because he 'won't have her in the house'

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Sarah Ferguson arrived at the Scottish estate for a summer break with former husband Prince Andrew and their daughters Beatrice and Eugenie on Thursday.

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Putin's Campaign Continues—So Does Ukraine's - Wall Street Journal

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Putin's Campaign Continues—So Does Ukraine's
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Vladimir Putin's announcement Wednesday that Russia will retaliate by banning some foodstuff imports from the U.S. and EU means that the Russian people will suffer doubly from the consequences of their government's illegal behavior toward Ukraine.

What the Ruskies can't live without - NEWS.com.au

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KATTER: Who does Putin think he is? It comes as Prime Minister Tony Abbott warns he may move towards stronger sanctions against Russia – adding to the penalties which sparked the retaliatory embargo. The Courier-Mail can reveal internal Government ...
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Iraq Strikes Seen as Giving Putin Pretext in Ukraine - New York Times

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WASHINGTON — The president orders his military into action in a war-torn country to protect a vulnerable population, authorizing strikes in service of a humanitarian mission. That was President Obama on Thursday. But it could be President Vladimir V ...

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Obama on the World - New York Times

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15 лет назад Владимир Путин был назначен и.о. председателя правительства РФ — Евгений Минченко — Российская газета

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9 августа 1999 года, ровно 15 лет назад Владимир Путин был назначен исполняющим обязанности председателя правительства. За эти годы он сталкивался и успешно справлялся с разными типами вызовов. Интересно, насколько в разных амплуа он при этом выступал - военный лидер и защитник территориальной целостности страны (в 1999-2000 гг.), экономический реформатор (в начале 2000-хх), борец с олигархической угрозой (2003-2004), лидер стабильного развития (2004-2009), антикризисный менеджер (2010), защитник большинства от агрессивного меньшинства и одновременно политический реформатор (2011-2013).
Но, несмотря на разные образы, политическая стратегия Путина все это время строилась на нескольких доминантах. Во-первых, это удержание территориальной целостности РФ, что воспринимается Путиным как его персональная миссия. Во-вторых, это - обеспечение внутри российской элиты такого баланса сил, который не ставил бы под сомнение лидерство Путина. В третьих, это сохранение высокого уровня личной популярности у населения. Всегда оставалось приоритетом снижение возможностей внешнего воздействия на поведение российской элиты. И, наконец, все эти годы велась борьба за сохранение места в клубе ведущих мировых лидеров и геополитического влияния России через контроль энергопотоков и усиление зоны влияния на постсоветском пространстве.
И мы видим, что за эти 15 лет все эти приоритеты работали, а страна приросла двумя новыми субъектами федерации. Оппонентов Путину внутри элиты не было и нет. И санкции (вкупе с заблаговременно принятыми мерами по снижению зависимости российских политиков от Запада) скорее лишь сплотили элиту вокруг президента.
Однако сегодня перед Путиным одновременно стоит несколько вызовов - противодействие давлению со стороны коллективного Запада (я думаю, что будет практически невозможно вывести ЕС из-под влияния США) и удержание достигнутого за время его правления самого высокого за историю России уровня жизни населения.
Стоит заметить, что при всех мифах о непредсказуемости политической стратегии Путина, он использует несколько устойчивых паттернов (подробно описаны в докладе "Политбюро 2.0 накануне перезагрузки элитных групп"):
1. "Заблаговременная победа", когда исход решающего политического сражения решается еще до его начала (как это было практически перед каждыми президентскими выборами и как это было в ситуации с Крымом). Поэтому можно предположить, что политически исход следующих президентских выборов также будет решен заблаговременно, в том числе и для того, чтобы не допустить попыток внешнего влияния на их результат;
2. "Выравнивание элит", когда не допускается чрезмерное усиление ни одной из элитных групп. Мы видим это на примере постоянной кадровой ротации, особенно в силовом блоке;
3. "Оттеснение попутчиков и вовлечение новых союзников". Сегодня это наиболее актуальная технология, поскольку изменившаяся конъюнктура требует обновления пула союзников во внешней политике и привлечения новых кадров, вплоть до конструирования новых элитных групп внутри страны;
4. "Конкуренция преемников", которая ставит своей целью тестирование разных типов персонифицированных подходов к решению актуальных задач;
5. "Внутренняя консолидация" перед внешней угрозой.
Личностные ресурсы для решения этих задач у Путина есть. Это и огромный опыт, сопоставимого с которым сегодня не имеет ни один из мировых лидеров. И наличие устойчивой системы ценностей. И редкая в наше время способность открыто озвучивать свои мотивы и интересы. Это также прагматизм и умение делать своими союзниками даже вчерашних оппонентов. Напомню, что Путин начинал как прозападный политик. И даже после того, как президент США Джордж Буш-младший отверг протянутую ему в сентябре 2001 года руку, инициировав расширение НАТО, Путин сделал вторую попытку союза с Западом, запустив политику "перезагрузки". Не исключено, что, несмотря на очевидный сегодня азиатско-латиноамериканский тренд российской внешней политики, мы увидим и третий раунд потепления отношений с США и ЕС.
Далее, это здоровый ("органический") консерватизм, который исходит из принципа "не навреди" и выражается, в том числе, в кадровой стабильности. То, что "Путин своих не сдает", известно, и это дает ему определенное преимущество перед западными политиками, которые за последние несколько лет продемонстрировали несколько ярких примеров сдачи своих союзников. В то же время мы видим, что, аккуратно тестируя, президент вовлекает в свою орбиту все новых людей.
И, наконец, в условиях клипового характера современных масс-медиа незаменимым является яркий личностный стиль и брутальный имидж президента.
Как результат, при всей критичности по отношению к президенту России со стороны внешних игроков, мы можем фиксировать беспрецедентные рейтинги одобрения со стороны населения - сейчас это 88%. Сопоставимые 90-процентные рейтинги старшего и младшего Бушей в США были зафиксированы в ситуации военного времени, и эти пики были ситуативными.
И сегодня есть все основания полагать, что мы живем в век одной из ярчайших иллюстраций на тему "роль личности в истории".

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» Greek MEP Files Lawsuit Against Greek Chief Of Police
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mikenova shared this story from The European Union Times - World News, Breaking News. The Samaras regime takes corruption a step further today… MEP for the Golden Dawn, Giorgos Epitideios filed a lawsuit against the Chief of E.L.A.S. (Gr...
» Iraqi forces keep control of airbase surrounded by insurgents
08/08/14 21:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by AFP news agency. Iraqi forces keep control of airbase surrounded by insurgents Speicher airbase is still controled by the Iraqi government but it is surrounded by Islamic State militants. Durati...
» At War Blog: A Letter to the President, and a Well-Timed Response
08/08/14 21:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. In June, a Marine Corps veteran who was a judge advocate during the Vietnam War wrote to President Obama, expressing concern that militants’ advances in northern Iraq might prompt the Unite...
» White House Explains Reasoning for Iraq Air Strikes
08/08/14 21:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. White House officials said reports of the dire and deteriorating situation of Iraqi Christians and Kurds, along with the gains made by militants in the past week, triggered President Bara...
» US fighter jets strike ISIS artillery in Iraq’s Kurdistan
08/08/14 21:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The European Union Times - World News, Breaking News. US military aircraft have conducted an airstrike on artillery used by the forces of the Islamic State (formerly ISIS). Rear Admiral John Kirby said the...
» Death of former White House press secretary James Brady ruled a homicide by ... - New York Daily News
08/08/14 21:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. New York Daily News Death of former White House press secretary James Brady ruled a homicide by ... New York Daily News The death of former White House press secretary James Brad...
» US airdrops in Iraq hit their target 63 of 72 times, Pentagon says - Washington Post
08/08/14 21:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. NDTV US airdrops in Iraq hit their target 63 of 72 times, Pentagon says Washington Post Initial reports suggest that about 80 percent of the food and water the U.S. military deli...
» Look Up: Meteor Shower And Supermoon This Sunday - SFist
08/08/14 21:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Look Up: Meteor Shower And Supermoon This Sunday SFist If you're sick of the supermoon hype, well, how about a supermoon and meteor shower combo? This Sunday, August 10, the seco...
» Iraq War Soldier 10 Years Later: What Was It All For?
08/08/14 21:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. The Iraq War, what was it good for? Absolutely nothing? That’s yet to be seen. As an Operation Iraqi Freedom combat veteran who spent most of his 2003-04 deployment on the gro...
» Who are the Yazidis?
08/08/14 21:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Who are the Yazidis? One of the minority groups ISIS has been persecuting are the Yazidis. Just who are these persecuted people? From: CNNInternational Views: 0 0 ratings Time:...
» WH official: ISIS is not a threat to U.S.
08/08/14 21:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. WH official: ISIS is not a threat to U.S. White House Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken talks about the end game in Iraq, and the ISIS threat. From: CNNInternationa...
» Religious Minorities Find Sanctuary in Kurdistan
08/08/14 21:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Religious minorities are fleeing their homes in northern Iraq to escape Islamic State militants, who are singling them out. Tens of thousands of Christians and members of the Yazidi sect ...
» Boston's Supermarket Family Feud - Wall Street Journal
08/08/14 21:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Wall Street Journal Boston Globe Boston's Supermarket Family Feud Wall Street Journal Market Basket workers may be more worried about their profit-sharing nest eggs than their jo...
» Reagan Aide Brady's Death Ruled a Homicide
08/08/14 21:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. A medical examiner in the U.S. state of Virginia has ruled the death of former White House press secretary James Brady a homicide. Brady died Monday at the age of 73 from what his family ...
» Girl swept away by tsunami found on remote island 10 years later
08/08/14 21:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. Raudhatul Jannah was just 4 years old when the catastrophic Indian Ocean tsunami swept into her Indonesian town and swept out...
» How much will U.S. be pulled into Iraq?
08/08/14 21:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. How much will U.S. be pulled into Iraq? CNN's Jim Sciutto breaks down the current U.S. mission in Iraq. From: CNNInternational Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 02:50 More in News &...
» Iraq's Yazidis hiding from ISIS in mountains
08/08/14 21:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Iraq's Yazidis hiding from ISIS in mountains Iraq's Yazidis and Christians trapped, hiding from ISIS in the mountains. From: CNNInternational Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 03:39 Mor...
» 'The world's most ruthless terrorists'
08/08/14 21:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. 'The world's most ruthless terrorists' The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, is using brutal tactics to gain control of large areas of Iraq and Syria. From: CNNInternat...
» Former Mossad chief on cease-fire
08/08/14 21:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Former Mossad chief on cease-fire There should be no preconditions to cease-fire negotiations, says the former chief of Israel's intelligence service. From: CNNInternational Vi...
» Hamas to Gazans: Prepare for long fight
08/08/14 21:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Hamas to Gazans: Prepare for long fight Israel carries out strikes on Gaza after the cease-fire collapsed. CNN's John Vause reports. From: CNNInternational Views: 0 0 ratings T...
» Путин уволил высших силовиков, не обеспечивших «успех на Донбассе»
08/08/14 15:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Горячие Новости Мнение автора мож&...
» Путин уволил высших силовиков, не обеспечивших «успех на Донбассе» - Биржевой лидер
08/08/14 15:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from путин – Новости Google. Биржевой лидер Путин уволил высших силовиков, не обеспечивших «успех на Донбассе» Биржевой лидер Вчерашний день в Кремле оказался явно неспокойным, ибо, как стало известно, Путин по...
» Safe in Putin's Arms - Wall Street Journal
08/08/14 15:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Putin - Google News. Wall Street Journal Safe in Putin's Arms Wall Street Journal Vladimir Putin kept Moscow's most famous American expat waiting to hear his fate. But there was little chance that today's ...
» Путин явит миру Крым - Газета.Ru
08/08/14 15:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from путин – Новости Google. Газета.Ru Путин явит миру Крым Газета.Ru На встрече с депутатами Госдумы 14 августа в Крыму Владимир Путин не только ответит на вопросы парламентариев, но и заслушает выступления ли...
» Путин обсудил с членами СБ гуманитарную катастрофу на Украине и экономическую безопасность - Московский комсомолец
08/08/14 15:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from путин – Новости Google. Ura.ru Путин обсудил с членами СБ гуманитарную катастрофу на Украине и экономическую безопасность Московский комсомолец Президент РФ Владимир Путин провел оперативное совещание с по...
» Почему Путин выбрал именно еду для мести Западу - Slon.ru - Редакция деловых новостей
08/08/14 15:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from путин – Новости Google. Slon.ru - Редакция деловых новостей Почему Путин выбрал именно еду для мести Западу Slon.ru - Редакция деловых новостей Вот мы и дождались первого серьезного ответа российского режи...
» Путин на оперативном совещании Совбеза обсудил ситуацию на Украине и экономическую безопасность РФ - NEWSru.com
08/08/14 15:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from путин – Новости Google. РИА Новости Путин на оперативном совещании Совбеза обсудил ситуацию на Украине и экономическую безопасность РФ NEWSru.com Президент России Владимир Путин после введения продовольств...
» The Man Who Won $50B From Russian President Vladimir Putin -- And Now ... - Forbes
08/08/14 15:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Putin - Google News. The Man Who Won $50B From Russian President Vladimir Putin -- And Now ... Forbes Yet in July he joined an exclusive club of people who have taken on Russian president Vladimir Putin an...
» Владимир Путин провел оперативное совещание Совбеза РФ - Первый канал
08/08/14 15:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from путин – Новости Google. РИА Новости СЕГОДНЯ Владимир Путин провел оперативное совещание Совбеза РФ Первый канал Об этом было заявлено сегодня на оперативном совещании Совета безопасности России, которое пр...
» Vladimir Putin pretends that he can make Russia self-sufficient and strong - The Economist
08/08/14 15:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Putin - Google News. The Economist Vladimir Putin pretends that he can make Russia self-sufficient and strong The Economist Mr Putin may be tempted to salvage his credibility by sending in Russian troops o...
» Putin Holds Peace Talks With Eurasian Leaders, As New Conflict Looms - Newsweek
08/08/14 15:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Putin - Google News. Newsweek Putin Holds Peace Talks With Eurasian Leaders, As New Conflict Looms Newsweek Vladimir Putin will mediate talks between leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan over the reigniting h...
» Op-Ed Contributor: Talk to Russia About Ukraine
08/08/14 15:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Opinion. Six months into the crisis, Western leaders don't know how far the Russian leader will go in Ukraine.
» The Zoo That's a Little Like 'Jurassic Park' - YouTube
08/08/14 12:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Published on Aug 8, 2014 A zoo in Denmark is ditching the cages and creating an open park, without animal enclosures. Niki Blasina explains where we might have seen this happen before. Subscribe to the WSJ ch...
» Who owns the rights to a monkey's selfie? - YouTube
08/08/14 12:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Published on Aug 8, 2014 If a monkey takes a selfie, who owns the copyright? According to Wikimedia, the organization behind Wikipedia -- no one. This picture is the result of some serious monkey business whe...
» Ukraine crisis: At least 3 killed by shelling in rebel-held city of Donetsk - CTV News
08/08/14 11:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. CTV News Ukraine crisis: At least 3 killed by shelling in rebel-held city of Donetsk CTV News DONETSK, Ukraine -- At least three civilians were killed and 10 others were wounded ...
» US Strikes ISIS Artillery In Northern Iraq
08/08/14 11:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. The US has carried out airstrikes against artillery used by Islamist militants in northern Iraq, the Pentagon says.
» US begins air strikes against Isis targets in Iraq, Pentagon says
08/08/14 11:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Barack Obama authorised targeted air strikes against militant jihadists on Thursday to assist in protection of civiliansAmerican warplanes began bombing The US air force has b...
» U.S. Begins Strikes in Iraq, Pentagon Says
08/08/14 11:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. American warplanes struck Sunni militant positions in northern Iraq on Friday, the Pentagon said, confirming the first significant American military operation in Iraq since ground troops le...
» U.S. Planes Start Airstrike on Iraq Militants
08/08/14 11:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The Pentagon said that U.S. planes began an airstrike on Islamic State artillery positions in Northern Iraq.
» U.S. Aircraft Bomb Militants in Iraq After Obama Opens Door for Strikes
08/08/14 11:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. More Joe Klein: Back to Iraq More Why Obama Intervened in Iraq Obama Authorizes Air Strikes, Humanitarian Aid in Iraq Updated 10:20 a.m. ET Friday August 8 U.S. military aircr...
» Perfect way to brush your teeth is with a 'simple, gentle scrub'
08/08/14 11:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. A new report has found that advice on how we should brush from dental associations and toothpaste companies is 'unacceptably inconsistent 'and advises people to brush their teeth (pictu...
» Kerry: ISIS showing signs of 'genocide'
08/08/14 11:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - World. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says ISIS "campaign of terror shows all the warning signs of genocide."
» Borodai: 'I Came To Donetsk As Crisis Manager'
08/08/14 11:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. As he announced his resignation from the post of the self-styled prime minister of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic, Aleksandr Borodai reminded journalists o...
» Ukraine may block all transit from Russia in sanctions row -PM - RT
08/08/14 11:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. RT Ukraine may block all transit from Russia in sanctions row -PM RT Kiev has also prepared a list of 172 Russian citizens and 65 companies predominantly Russian to put under sanction...
» Carnage in Iraq as Islamic State extends reach
08/08/14 11:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. Violence flares across Iraq as Islamic State fighters extend their reach in the North despite government forces efforts to detroy them. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. rpeorts.
» Russia, Iraq push Dow to three-month low
08/08/14 11:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. Stocks ended a choppy session lower, with the Dow's lowest close since April 25, on fear tied to escalating tensions between Russia and the West and talk of possible U.S. military ...
» U.S. Army ends questioning of ex-POW Bergdahl on capture by Taliban
08/08/14 11:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: U.S.. SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - The military completed its questioning of freed U.S. prisoner of war Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl on Thursday and a U.S. Army general must now recommend whether he should f...
» Married Oklahoma police officers accused of killing daughter's boyfriend
08/08/14 11:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: U.S.. (Reuters) - Two married Tulsa police officers are being held in jail in connection with the alleged murder of their daughter's boyfriend, officials said on Thursday.
» Teens hijack Baltimore school bus, hit driver with fire extinguisher
08/08/14 11:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: U.S.. BALTIMORE (Reuters) - Three teenagers were arrested on Thursday after assaulting a Baltimore school bus driver with a fire extinguisher and trash can, then hijacking the bus for a joy ride, ...
» Moscow bans Western food imports; Russian quits as Ukraine rebel chief
08/08/14 11:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Top News. MOSCOW/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Moscow banned imports of most food from the West on Thursday in retaliation against sanctions over Ukraine, a stronger than expected measure that isola...
» Ukraine troops break out of encirclement, 15 troops killed
08/08/14 11:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Top News. KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian army units which had been trapped by separatists on the border with Russia broke out of the blockade on Friday and rejoined government forces, but 15 soldiers ...
» Obama Signs Bill Aimed at Fixing V.A. Shortfalls
08/08/14 11:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Politics. At an Army base outside Washington, the president promises the bill will allow for a major change in the “way the V.A. does business.”
» U.S. Charges Brooklyn Man, Name Unknown, With Impersonating Lawyer
08/08/14 10:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > N.Y. / Region. The suspect, who was held without bail, represented clients in at least 12 federal lawsuits, but not even his fiancée is sure who he really is, officials said.
» Editorial: Russia Sanctions Itself
08/08/14 10:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Opinion. The Russian people will be getting another hefty bill for President Vladimir Putin’s arrogant efforts to batter Ukraine.
» Combat Stress Among Veterans Is Found to Persist Since Vietnam
08/08/14 10:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Health. Research on post-traumatic stress disorder among members of the armed forces beginning a generation ago has implications for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
» Editorial: Preventing a Slaughter in Iraq
08/08/14 10:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Opinion. Having shaped the issue in terms of a humanitarian crisis, President Obama made it clear that It has become impossible for the United States won’t and other civilized nations to ignore th...
» Jim Frederick, Foreign Correspondent Who Wrote Book About Iraq War Crime, Dies at 42
08/08/14 10:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Books. Mr. Fredrick spent most of his career at Time Inc., and was the author of a book exploring the rape and murder of an Iraqi girl by four American soldiers.
» Speaking Thursday night from the White House, President Obama said that he had...
08/08/14 10:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The New York Times's Facebook Wall. Speaking Thursday night from the White House, President Obama said that he had directed the U.S. military forces to conduct targeted airstrikes on the militants if t...
» Islamic State persecution of Yazidi minority amounts to genocide, UN says (+video)
08/08/14 10:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Christian Science Monitor | World. Tens of thousands of Yazidis have taken refuge on a mountain in Sinjar province after Islamic State fighters overran their town and other areas, pushing out Kurdish param...
» Russia Sanctions Itself
08/08/14 10:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Editorials. The Russian people will be getting another hefty bill for President Vladimir Putin’s arrogant efforts to batter Ukraine.
» Controlling the Ebola Epidemic
08/08/14 10:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Editorials. Because of poor preparation, the world has little to offer to the victims of a disease that is often a death sentence.
» Украинский премьер стал жертвой компьютерных злоумышленников - Левый берег
08/08/14 10:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. Левый берег Украинский премьер стал жертвой компьютерных злоумышленников Левый берег Десятки компьютеров в офисе премьера Украины Арсения Яценюка, а также в посольствах Украины ока...
» Pfizer confronts surge of lawsuits over Lipitor - Yahoo News
08/08/14 10:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Health - Google News. Yahoo News Pfizer confronts surge of lawsuits over Lipitor Yahoo News The Pfizer logo is seen at their world headquarters in New York April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly. By Jessica ...
» Владимип Путин встретится 9 августа с президентами Армении и Азербайджана - Коммерсантъ
08/08/14 10:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. Владимип Путин встретится 9 августа с президентами Армении и Азербайджана Коммерсантъ Президент России Владимир Путин 9 августа проведет двусторонние встречи с президентами Азербай...
» 35 years later, remains of Jonestown victims found - Fox News
08/08/14 10:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Nation - Google News. Fox News 35 years later, remains of Jonestown victims found Fox News This Jan. 1976 photo shows the Rev. Jim Jones, pastor of peoples Temple in San Francisco.AP. DOVER, Del. – Thirty-...
» Brain-inspired chip could open area of vast neural networks - Nanowerk
08/08/14 10:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Sci/Tech - Google News. Brain-inspired chip could open area of vast neural networks Nanowerk (Nanowerk News) Scientists from IBM unveiled the first neurosynaptic computer chip to achieve an unprecedented s...
» Объекты культурного наследия Крыма признаны национальным достоянием России - Коммерсантъ
08/08/14 10:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. Российская Газета Объекты культурного наследия Крыма признаны национальным достоянием России Коммерсантъ Объекты культурного наследия Крыма получили статус национального достояния ...
» Лукашенко планирует организовать встречу Путина и Порошенко - РБК Украина
08/08/14 10:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. РБК Украина Лукашенко планирует организовать встречу Путина и Порошенко РБК Украина Президент Беларуси Александр Лукашенко (на фото) планирует организовать встречу глав государств ...
» Dutch premier halts search for Ukraine victims
08/08/14 10:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 8:39 a.m. EDT. AMSTERDAM (AP) -- The Netherlands' prime minister has called a halt to the search for remains of victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster in Ukraine, saying it...
» How does Ebola virus spread and can it be stopped?
08/08/14 10:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Health News At 7:06 a.m. EDT. LONDON (AP) -- As a deadly Ebola outbreak continues in West Africa, health officials are working to calm fears about how the virus spreads, while encouraging those with...
» CDC director: Scale of Ebola crisis unprecedented
08/08/14 10:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 8:39 a.m. EDT. WASHINGTON (AP) -- The current Ebola crisis in West Africa is on pace to sicken more people than all other previous outbreaks of the disease combined, the health official...
» Flow of child immigrants slows along Texas border
08/08/14 10:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 8:39 a.m. EDT. McALLEN, Texas (AP) -- Far fewer unaccompanied immigrant children are crossing the Texas-Mexico border, allowing the federal government to close the temporary shelters th...
» WHO: Ebola outbreak is a public health emergency
08/08/14 10:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Health News At 7:06 a.m. EDT. LONDON (AP) -- The World Health Organization on Friday declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to be an international public health emergency that requires an extrao...
» AP Analysis: Obama puts US on brink of Iraq return
08/08/14 10:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 8:39 a.m. EDT. WASHINGTON (AP) -- After years of resisting the pull of more Mideast conflicts, President Barack Obama is ready to return the United States to military action in Iraq, th...
» France's legendary police HQ reels from mystery of the missing cocaine
08/08/14 10:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Officer from drugs squad held over theft of 2m-worth of cocaine from high security storage, but evidence is far from conclusive The word most often used to describe the imposi...
» Rival Afghan presidential candidates sign deal to cooperate: candidate
08/08/14 09:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates have signed a deal to cooperate on the formation of a government of national unity, one of the candidates told a news conf...
» Obama authorizes airstrikes in Iraq
08/08/14 09:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - World. President Obama has authorized U.S. airstrikes and humanitarian aid in Iraq. CNN's Barbara Starr has more.
» Obama authorizes airstrikes in Iraq to stop genocide
08/08/14 08:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . David Jackson and Jim Michaels, USA TODAY 7:57 a.m. EDT August 8, 2014 President Obama addresses the nation from the State Dining Room of the White House on Thursday night. (Photo: Pool photo) WASHINGTON R...
» 'America is coming to help': Obama to bomb Iraq to save thousands of non-Muslims trapped on mountains and forced to choose between starving to death and slaughter by ISIS fanatics
08/08/14 08:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Contains images some may find disturbing 'Today America is coming to help', he told Iraqis in address on U.S. TV Tens of thousands of Iraqi religious minorities...
» Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu 'approached US to help avoid war crimes charges' over Palestinian civilian deaths
07/08/14 14:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Israel has consistently maintained that its military strikes on Gaza, some of which have resulted in civilian deaths, have been in self-defence against rocket attacks from terrorist gro...
» Russia responds to sanctions by banning western food imports - The Guardian
07/08/14 14:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from world - Google News. The Guardian Russia responds to sanctions by banning western food imports The Guardian Dmitry Medvedev confirmed Russia's ban on food imports from countries that had imposed economic s...
» Edward Snowden 'spotted at Bolshoi Theatre watching opera'
07/08/14 14:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. US fugitive Edward Snowden has been spotted watching opera in Moscow as his lawyer confirms his residency has been extended three years.
» Obama to sign veterans' health care overhaul - Businessweek
07/08/14 14:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Boston Globe Obama to sign veterans' health care overhaul Businessweek WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans are expected to have an easier time getting government-paid health care from loc...
» Snowden gets three-year Russian residence permit - Times of India
07/08/14 14:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Times of India Snowden gets three-year Russian residence permit Times of India MOSCOW: Former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, wanted by the United States for leaking e...
» Edward Snowden given permission to stay in Russia - video
07/08/14 14:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. Edward Snowden has been granted permission to remain in Russia for the next three years, his lawyer says on Thursday. The NSA contractor turned whistleblower now has a th...
» No American Military Solutions in Iraq, White House Says
07/08/14 14:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. White House spokesman Josh Earnest declined to confirm a report published by The New York Times Thursday, that said U.S. President Barack Obama is considering airstrikes and emergency rel...
» WorldViews: The most shocking events during the month-long conflict in Gaza
07/08/14 14:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. Among the most controversial moments during the month-long conflict in the Gaza Strip were the shellings of U.N. schools...
» Brother in the Land told me (at 10) why I wouldnt survive nuclear war
07/08/14 14:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. The horror of Gaza has made me reflect again on Robert Swindells despairing fiction and the terrifying truth of all modern warfare As a 10-year-old growing up in Stockport, it...
» Azerbaijan's president threatens war with Armenia via Twitter
07/08/14 14:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. President Ilham Aliyev issues social media tirade after bloody clashes in disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, which both sides claim as their own Azerbaijans president has threa...
» Khmer Rouge victim still seeks justice
07/08/14 14:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Khmer Rouge victim still seeks justice The conviction of two top leaders brings little consolation to a survivor whose entire family was killed by the Khmer Rouge. From: CNNInt...
» Experts: Terrorists recruit women online
07/08/14 14:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Experts: Terrorists recruit women online Experts say terrorist groups are recruiting western women through social media. CNN's Stephanie Elam reports. From: CNNInternational Vi...
» Russia is at their borders but Ukrainians bring bloody clashes to Kiev streets
07/08/14 14:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Armed riot police moved in as tyre fires burned in Independence Square, the scene of protests which ousted Viktor Yanukovych in February.
» Ukraine: Militants shoot down military plane
07/08/14 14:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - World. [Breaking news update, posted at 1:21 p.m. ET]
» ISIS overruns another Iraqi city
07/08/14 13:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - World. Iraq's largest Christian town has been overrun by the same militant Islamists who have gained a foothold in parts of eastern Syria and western and northern Iraq.
» Поделись! Выпуск 208 - YouTube
07/08/14 13:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Published on Aug 7, 2014 О возобновлении в Лондоне отк ...
» Bear that 'walks like a human' caught on camera - YouTube
07/08/14 13:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Published on Aug 7, 2014 New video footage shows a bear walking like a human on its hind legs through a suburban neighbourhood in New Jersey.
» Al Jazeera Investigates - Informants - YouTube
07/08/14 13:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Published on Jul 20, 2014 Al Jazeera's Investigative Unit takes you inside the shadowy world of FBI informants and counterterrorism sting operations. Following the 9/11 attacks, the FBI set about to recruit a...
» Iraqi Christians Flee As Militants Move In
07/08/14 12:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. The leader of the Chaldean Catholic Iraqi Christians calls the purge by extremists as a "humanitarian disaster".
» Colombia's president to start new term, faces fierce opposition
07/08/14 12:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos will be sworn in for his second term on Thursday to face the formidable task of clinching peace with Marxist FARC rebels as a...
» Russia bans Western food imports in Ukraine sanctions retaliation
07/08/14 12:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - Moscow imposed a total ban on imports of many Western foods on Thursday in retaliation against sanctions over Ukraine, a stronger than expected measure that iso...
» LA porn production plummets in wake of mandatory condom law
07/08/14 12:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Number of permits issued for adult films plunges as industry says producers have moved to Las Vegas and eastern Europe Pornography production in Los Angeles appears to have pl...
» The truth about Ebola: battle starts with accurate information
07/08/14 12:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. There have been discrepancies in reports of the number of lives lost to Ebola in Nigeria. How does one expect a government that cant properly manage information to convincingl...
» This Is How TIME Explained the Atomic Bomb in 1945
07/08/14 12:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. This week marks the 69th anniversary of the atomic bombings that ended World War II: the Aug. 6, 1945 bombing of Hiroshima and the one of Nagasaki three days later. The two at...
» Russia detains Ukrainian military officers who fled attacks by pro-Moscow rebels
07/08/14 12:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. KIEV, Ukraine — Five Ukrainian military officers have been arrested in Russia on accusations of directing artillery attacks i...
» Richard III to be reburied at Leicester cathedral in March
07/08/14 12:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Monarch's remains, which were discovered under a council car park in Leicester, to be reinterred following a week of events Richard III will be reburied at Leicester cathedral...
» Russia Bans Wide Array of Food Imports From the U.S., EU
07/08/14 12:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. More Putin Orders Import Limits Over Sanctions Putin’s Popularity Soars to 87% in the Face of Adversity Obama, Putin Discuss Ukraine, Missile Treaty Russia banned a wide array...
» Former Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty
07/08/14 12:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Former Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty Two former top leaders in Cambodia's notorious Khmer Rouge were found guilty of crimes against humanity. From: CNNInternational Views: 0...
» Christians forced to flee ISIS in Iraq
07/08/14 12:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - World. ISIS fighters seized Qaraqosh, Iraq's largest Christian town, forcing thousands of Christians to flee for their lives.
» Special Report: How scams and shakedowns brought down Ukraine to its knees
07/08/14 12:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. KIEV (Reuters) - Late last year, Ukraine’s consumer protection agency began filing lawsuits against Foxtrot, the country’s largest electronics retailer. By early March, Foxtrot faced a...
» How often should you replace your pillow? Every SIX MONTHS: Old bedding can cause acne and allergies, sleep expert warns
07/08/14 12:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Pillows that are more than six months old harbour dirt, oil, dead skin cells and dust mites, which could cause acne and even trigger allergic reactions,sleep experts claim
» DJ had part of his skull removed and is unable to listen to music after he was hit by a thug in vicious attack on a night out
07/08/14 12:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Father Wayne Urwin, pictured, was struck by Aaron Robson outside a pub in Morpeth, Northumberland, in March. His family were told he was unlikely to survive.
» Monkey owns selfie, claims Wikimedia - video
07/08/14 12:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. Wikimedia, the company that owns Wikipedia, has refused to delete a photo that a monkey took of itself, claiming there is no copyright. British nature photographer David ...
» Russia Grants Snowden Residency Permit
07/08/14 12:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Russia has granted Edward Snowden a three-year residency permit that allows him to travel in and out of the country and eventually receive Russian citizenship, according to his Russian...
» Too many prisoners reoffend. The coalition is determined to break this cycle
07/08/14 11:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. In ground-breaking changes to the probation service, prisoners are being given targeted support on release Breaking the cycle of crime in our society is the driving ambition b...
» ISIS Forces Appear to Capture Iraq’s Largest Dam
07/08/14 11:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Advances by Sunni extremists in the country’s north created an onslaught of refugees and set off fearful rumors in Erbil, the Kurdish regional capital.
» Isis seizes Iraq's largest Christian town - The Guardian
07/08/14 11:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from world - Google News. The Guardian Isis seizes Iraq's largest Christian town The Guardian A Kurdish peshmerga soldier in northern Iraq. Thousands of residents are fleeing for Kurdistan ahead of the Isis adv...
» Bowe Bergdahl questioned by army investigators over disappearance
07/08/14 11:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Former prisoner of the Tablian meets major general leading inquiry as Berghdal transitions to normal status as soldier The US army has begun questioning Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl...
» Americans Give Up Passports as Asset-Disclosure Rules Start
07/08/14 11:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Photographer: Gianluca Colla/Bloomberg Swiss national flags in Zurich. By Dylan Griffiths August 07, 2014 6:48 AM EDT The number of Americans renouncing U.S. citizenship stayed near an all-time high in the fi...
» Putin Hits Tipping Point as Ukraine Tightens Rebel Noose
07/08/14 11:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . As the military endgame in Ukraine approaches, President Vladimir Putin must decide just how far he’s prepared to go to defend the pro-Russian insurgency. 3:48 5:14 His options range from an invasion un...
» In Retaliation, Russia Bans Some Food Imports From U.S., Europe : The Two-Way : NPR
07/08/14 09:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News. Russian Premier Dmitry Medvedev, right, heads the Cabinet meeting in Moscow on Thursday. Dmitry Astakhov/AP hide caption i toggle caption Dmitry Astakhov/AP Russian Premier Dmitry Medvedev, right, he...
» Russia's Politicized Patron Saint | The New York Times - YouTube
07/08/14 09:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Published on Aug 6, 2014 Some historians and church figures are crying foul over what they say are the Kremlin’s efforts to reshape the legacy of St. Sergius to enhance political goals. Produced by: Nat...
» Khmer Rouge Leaders Get Life Sentence in Cambodia - YouTube
07/08/14 09:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Published on Aug 7, 2014 A United Nations-backed war-crimes tribunal on Thursday convicted two former Khmer Rouge leaders of crimes against humanity. Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan were given life sentences.
» Россия: эмбарго в ответ на санкции Запада - YouTube
07/08/14 09:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Published on Aug 7, 2014 Российское правительство про...
» PBS NewsHour | Full Episode | August 6, 2014 - YouTube
07/08/14 09:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Published on Aug 6, 2014 Wednesday on the NewsHour, the death toll from the Ebola outbreak rose as the U.N. declared the outbreak of serious global concern. Also: Hackers score a massive cyber security breach...
» Monkey's 'selfie' sparks copyright row with Wikimedia - YouTube
07/08/14 08:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Published on Aug 7, 2014 Subscribe here: http://bit.ly/ODNsubs A photographer is stuck in a dispute with Wikimedia after it refused to remove his photo of a 'monkey selfie', claiming he does not own the copyr...
» Raw: Demonstrators Confront City Workers in Kiev - YouTube
07/08/14 08:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Published on Aug 7, 2014 Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress
» Iraqi Yazidis trapped and surrounded by IS militants on mountain - YouTube
07/08/14 08:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Published on Aug 7, 2014 Tens of thousands of Yazidi Iraqis fled their towns and villages from IS militants, who have now surrounded them on a mountain in Sinjar. Report by Claire Lomas.
» To Beat Putin, Support Ukraine
07/08/14 08:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . PALO ALTO, Calif. — IN response to Russian support for Ukrainian rebels, and in coordination with European leaders, President Obama has instituted the most comprehensive set of economic sanctions ever a...
» Sunni and Kurdish Forces Battle for Control of Northern Iraqi Towns
07/08/14 08:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Kurdish forces battled with ISIS for control of towns west of Erbil, where people made futile attempts to get tickets to Baghdad.
» Islamic State fighters extend gains in north Iraq
07/08/14 08:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. ARBIL Iraq (Reuters) - Islamic State militants extended their gains in northern Iraq on Thursday, seizing more towns and strengthening a foothold near the Kurdish region, witnesses sai...
» Boris Johnson: attention-seeking rascal seeks career change in silly season
07/08/14 08:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. It is entirely appropriate that the mayor should choose an August Wednesday to announce his next move but is he serious? As a journalist, Boris Johnson knows as well as anyone...
» Snowden receives three-year Russian residence permit: lawyer
07/08/14 08:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - Former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden has received a three-year residence permit from Russia, his Russian lawyer told reporters on Thursday.
» Russia Responds to Western Sanctions With Its Own
07/08/14 08:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Moscow announced a ban on all beef, pork, fruit, vegetables and dairy products from the European Union, the United States, Canada, Australia and Norway.
» Lawyer for Edward Snowden says Russia letting NSA leaker stay for three more ... - Fox News
07/08/14 08:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Fox News Lawyer for Edward Snowden says Russia letting NSA leaker stay for three more ... Fox News National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden will be allowed to stay in Russi...
» The CIA is getting away with keeping every important secret about torture
07/08/14 08:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. A definitive Senate report about one of Americas darkest periods continues to be withheld precisely because the agency behind it refuses to come clean At this point, is there ...
» Whose truth is Wikipedia guarding?
07/08/14 08:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. This vast tree of knowledge is nurtured predominantly by young white western males with a slight personality defect It is geek week: the annual festival Wikimania is being hel...
» Drone Crashes Into Famous Yellowstone Spring
07/08/14 07:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. Park officials are investigating whether the iconic Grand Prismatic spring has been damaged following a drone crash.
» British medical students' murder in Borneo 'solved'
07/08/14 07:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Local police chief says four local men arrested after stabbing of Neil Dalton and Aidan Brunger have admitted the crime Four men arrested over the brutal murder of two British...
» Isis seizes Iraq's largest Christian town
07/08/14 07:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Qaraqosh, Tal Kayf, Bartella and Karamlesh emptied of original populations and now under the control of Jihadi militants Jihadists has taken over Iraq's largest Christian town...
» Russia bans fruit, veg, meat, fish, dairy imports from U.S., EU
07/08/14 07:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will ban fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, milk and dairy imports from the United States, the European Union, Australia, Canada and Norway, Prime Minister Dmitry...
» Monkey's 'selfie' sparks copyright row with Wikimedia
07/08/14 07:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by ITN. Monkey's 'selfie' sparks copyright row with Wikimedia A photographer is stuck in a dispute with Wikimedia after it refused to remove his photo of a 'monkey selfie', claiming he does not own...
» 40000 Iraqis stranded on mountain as Isis jihadists threaten death - The Guardian
07/08/14 07:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from world - Google News. The Guardian 40000 Iraqis stranded on mountain as Isis jihadists threaten death The Guardian Tens of thousands of members of one of Iraq's oldest minorities have been stranded on a mou...
» Crowdfunding bid to acquire Rupert Murdoch's Times and Sunday Times
07/08/14 07:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Idealists of the world unite! An organisation calling itself Let's Own The News has launched a crowdfunding campaign with the aim of acquiring the Times and Sunday Times. It b...
» Russia retaliates against western sanctions with ban on food imports
07/08/14 07:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Dmitry Medvedev tells ministers import ban on meat, fish and agricultural items from EU, US and Australia is effective immediately Russia has banned fruit, vegetables, meat, f...
» Islamic Militants Seize More Territory in Northern Iraq
07/08/14 07:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Islamic extremists seized more territory in northern Iraq on Thursday, forcing thousands of residents to flee. Witnesses said the militants took over at least three towns overnight, inclu...
» Man bitten three times by adder left in serious but stable condition
07/08/14 07:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Doncaster man, 44, was visiting Dalby forest when he was bitten by the adder, Britain's only venomous snake A man has been left seriously ill after being bitten three times by...
» Russia blocks agricultural imports from Western countries in response to sanctions - Fox News
07/08/14 07:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Fox News Russia blocks agricultural imports from Western countries in response to sanctions Fox News Aug. 5, 2014: Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with local o...
» Russia Bans Food Imports
07/08/14 07:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Russia banned imports of a wide range of food from countries that imposed sanctions against Moscow, and is considering wider retaliatory measures against European and U.S. air carriers.
» Russia bans food imports from U.S., E.U.
07/08/14 07:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. MOSCOW — Russia on Thursday banned all imports of meat, fruit, vegetables and milk products from the United States, the Europ...
» If Russia Closes Siberian Skies, European Airlines Will Suffer - Businessweek
07/08/14 07:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Businessweek If Russia Closes Siberian Skies, European Airlines Will Suffer Businessweek If Russia decides to restrict its airspace in retaliation for economic sanctions, Europea...
» Ukraine: Russia Troop Build-Up Invasion Fear
07/08/14 07:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. Nato is concerned that Russia may use intensified fighting in eastern Ukraine as a pretext for crossing the border.
» Financial Picture Very Bleak in Commonwealth, "Painful Correction Coming"
06/08/14 21:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Staying Safe Abroad. According to The Latin American Tribune , the US Department of Justice has allocated $5.4 million for services needed by crime victims in Puerto Rico. The island’s representative...
» AVV demands Federal government shoulder PR debt load
06/08/14 20:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . &amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;iframe src="http://api.solvemedia.com/papi/challenge.noscript?k=vwZBj1Q181o36C4rCXWyWqAwdr0BPFP4" height="300" width="500" frameborder="0"&amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;l...
» Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Options Would Be Good For Puerto Rico – Fitch - Income Investing
06/08/14 20:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Income Investing. By Michael Aneiro Fitch Ratings likes the idea of Puerto Rico being allowed to use Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy options, which currently aren’t available to the commonwealth, to r...
» Caribbean Business - More Local News - Page2RSS
06/08/14 20:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Caribbean Business - More Local News. Fed: PR should seek reforms — now Issued: August 4, 2014 The Federal Reserve Bank of New York issued a report on Puerto Rico on Thursday urging changes to a numbe...
» Press Releases | Res. Comm. Pedro Pierluisi
06/08/14 20:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Res. Comm. Pedro Pierluisi - Representing the At Large District of PUERTO RICO. Washington, DC —Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi announced today that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminis...
» GOP Congressman Says His Party's Targeting Of Hispanic Voters Would Be 'Race-Baiting'
06/08/14 20:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Latino Voices - The Huffington Post. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) said in a Wednesday radio interview that he has no regrets about his comments that Democrats are waging a "war on whites," and he suggested that...
» Do you think there are larger forces at work to depopulate Vieques ?
06/08/14 20:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Or are other factors at work? Ferry service to la Isla nena is being disrupted once again. What else is new and just what is the end game?. http://elvocero.com/denuncian-que-vieques-se-... Or is this about ma...
» Chapter 9 extension a positive for Puerto Rico - Fitch
06/08/14 20:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Wed Aug 6, 2014 10:08am EDT Aug 6 (Reuters) - Puerto Rico and holders of debt of its public utilities will benefit from the introduction of Chapter 9 bankruptcy provisions governing the adjustment of municipa...
» Puerto Rico Muni Bankruptcy Plan Would Aid Investors, Fitch Says
06/08/14 20:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Businessweek.com -- Top News. Allowing Puerto Rico’s public corporations to file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection would benefit holders of the agencies’ debt as well as the commonwealth, acc...
» Police Abuses in New York City'
06/08/14 20:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Newsweek. A window-washer and his wife were having drinks at a Harlem bar. When they quaffed their fill, she went out to get a cab: an average evening ending as average evenings do. But on the street, acco...
» Pierluisi said Acevedo Vila looking for a ALS can defend
06/08/14 20:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . But, argues that the country is going in search of greater union with the United States Resident Commissioner in Washington, Pedro Pierluisi, thinks the former governor Anibal Acevedo Vila is looking for a la...
» Sistema TV Informa: Policía de Puerto Rico en Facebook - YouTube
06/08/14 20:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Published on Aug 6, 2014 La Policía de Puerto Rico cuenta con una nueva herramienta para que los ciudadanos se mantengan al tanto y denuncien situaciones que afectan la seguridad del país. El Direct...
» García Padilla to avoid a "wild" debate on the future of the Commonwealth
06/08/14 20:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Governor Alejandro García Padilla today refused to comment on the new proposal by former Governor Anibal Acevedo Vila on the future of the Commonwealth (ELA), and insisted that the discussion on the form...
» Dramatic story of When a friend of Sanchez Betances was arrested
06/08/14 20:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . The lawyer Jaime Sifre grieved lamenting the "suffering" of former Secretary of Justice By Gerardo E. Alvarado León / <a href="mailto:gerardo.alvarado@gfrmedia.com">gerardo.alvarado@gfrmedia.com<...
» FBI computer analyst on stand in Virginia ex-governor's corruption trial
06/08/14 20:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Politics. RICHMOND Va. (Reuters) - An FBI computer forensic analyst will be back on the witness stand for the prosecution on Wednesday in the federal corruption trial of former Virginia Governor R...
» Family of slain Palestinian teen confronts suspects
06/08/14 20:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. The family of slain Palestinian teen Mohammed Abu Khudair unleash their anger towards the suspected killers in a Jerusalem court, seeing them for the first time. Jillian Kitchener ...
» Putin orders agricultural import bans in sanction retaliation
06/08/14 20:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Top News. LONDON (Reuters) - Russia's President Vladimir Putin signed a decree banning or limiting imports of agricultural products from countries which have imposed sanctions on Russia, the Kreml...
» Clinton trumps Christie for president in New Jersey voter poll
06/08/14 20:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Top News. (Reuters) - New Jersey voters favor Democrat Hillary Clinton over their own Governor Chris Christie in the 2016 presidential race, according to a poll released on Wednesday.
» Ukraine restricts pig imports over disease fears
06/08/14 20:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Health News. GENEVA (Reuters) - Ukraine has introduced emergency restrictions on the import of pigs and pork products from nine countries including Poland, Russia, China and the United States, it ...
» Soldier who killed U.S. general spent three years in Afghan army
06/08/14 20:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Top News. KABUL (Reuters) - The Afghan who opened fire on a high-ranking delegation visiting a military complex in Kabul, killing U.S. Major General Harold Greene, had served in the army for three...
» Breakingviews: Murdoch's big blunder
06/08/14 20:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. The octogenarian media mogul miscalculated in his $80 bln bid for Time Warner, but could yet turn out to be crazy like a Fox. Jeffrey Goldfarb and Antony Currie explain.
» Grand jury indicts three New Mexico teens for murdering homeless men
06/08/14 20:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: U.S.. ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (Reuters) - A grand jury has indicted three Albuquerque teens for first degree murder in the beating deaths of two homeless American Indian men, which shocked New Mexico's b...
» New York City subway cars fumigated after bedbug sightings
06/08/14 20:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Health News. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three New York City subway trains had to be fumigated after riders and staff spotted bedbugs in the cars, a transit spokesman said on Wednesday.
» 50 killed in clashes between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants
06/08/14 20:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Top News. BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Fifty people were killed in fighting between Iraqi government forces and Islamic State insurgents in the northern city of Mosul on Wednesday, hospital officials said.
» U.S. marijuana industry group launches first food safety course
06/08/14 20:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: U.S.. DENVER (Reuters) - A national marijuana industry group launched the first food safety basics course in Colorado on Wednesday for producers and retailers of pot-infused edibles, and another f...
» Wife of man who filmed NYPD choke hold is charged with assault
06/08/14 20:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: U.S.. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Police have arrested the wife of a New York City man who filmed an officer using a choke hold on a suspect who later died, authorities said on Wednesday, charging her wi...
» Wanted by FBI: someone to rate news stories about the agency
06/08/14 20:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: U.S.. (Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation wants to hire a contractor to grade news reports about the agency and brief staff on whether press coverage is favorable, an FBI spokeswoman c...
» Poor condom use common among gay, bisexual black men
06/08/14 20:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Health News. NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Black men who have sex with men are more likely to report problems with broken or improperly used condoms, putting them at higher risk of contracting or tr...
» Ukraine readies for possible Russian invasion
06/08/14 20:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. Amid fresh air strikes on Donetsk, the Ukrainian military prepares for a possible Russian invasion. Jillian Kitchener reports.
» Maliki warns that new Iraq government could open "gates of hell"
06/08/14 19:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. Any unconstitutional attempt to form a new government would open "the gates of hell", Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki says in weekly address to the nation. Deborah Lutterbeck r...
» Jeweler Fabergé forces Brooklyn's Faberge restaurant to change name
06/08/14 19:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: U.S.. NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge has ordered Faberge, a Brooklyn restaurant and banquet hall, to come up with a new name by the end of August after Fabergé, the luxury jewelry company fa...
» Unaccompanied Migrant Children: The Tip of the Iceberg - The Expert Take
06/08/14 12:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Latest From the Wilson Center. By: Rafael Fernández de Castro* and Margarita Zavala** This article was translated from Spanish by the Mexico Institute. Also in Spanish (See below)    President Barack Obama...
» No Palace Coup in Sight for Russia
06/08/14 12:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from EU-RussiaCentre. President Vladimir Putin maintains strong support in Russia. Gennady Timchenko, whom the US Treasury Department has described as someone whose ‘activities in the energy sector have been cl...
» Crimean Tatars: Back to the Past
06/08/14 12:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Home. In 1944, on Stalin’s Stalin's orders, the Crimean Tatar people were was deported from Crimea to Central Asia in the space of within three days. According to analyst Alexander Podrabinek, seventy writ...
» Ukraine Rebels Conscript ‘Punishment Brigades’ for Support Work
06/08/14 12:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Europe. Glum-looking detainees, often stripped to their underwear, can be seen around Donetsk digging ditches, clearing brush and peeling potatoes.
» Buildup Makes Russia Battle-Ready for Ukraine - New York Times
06/08/14 12:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Reuters Buildup Makes Russia Battle-Ready for Ukraine New York Times WASHINGTON — Russia has roughly doubled the number of its battalions near the Ukrainian border, Western officials ...
» Ukrainian troops cross into Russia to avoid fighting - Sydney Morning Herald
06/08/14 12:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Sydney Morning Herald Ukrainian troops cross into Russia to avoid fighting Sydney Morning Herald Kiev: Ukraine said it was in talks with Moscow over the return of 311 Ukrainian soldie...
» Ancient Coins Returned to Greece, Ending U.S. Ordeal
06/08/14 12:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Europe. In a Manhattan case that sent chills through the numismatic world, rare Greek coins confiscated from Dr. Arnold-Peter Weiss in 2012 are finally returned to their homeland.
» Pro-Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine 'use ambulances to move fighters'
06/08/14 12:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. Human Rights Watch report says rebels expropriated emergency vehicles, and criticises both sides for using imprecise weaponry Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine have expropriated ...
» World Briefing: Azerbaijan and Armenia Trade Attacks
06/08/14 12:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Europe. Azerbaijan and Armenia on Monday both reported more losses in a sharp escalation of fighting over the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, with 18 soldiers now confirmed dead.
» Ignorance or deliberate disinformation? Obama's 'facts' about Russia all wrong - RT
06/08/14 12:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. RT Ignorance or deliberate disinformation? Obama's 'facts' about Russia all wrong RT Barack Obama has made light of Russia in his latest interview, coming up with four facts to illust...
» Japan Formally OKs Additional Russia Sanctions - ABC News
06/08/14 12:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Japan Formally OKs Additional Russia Sanctions ABC News Japan has formally approved additional sanctions against Russia over the unrest in Ukraine. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide S...
» Japan Sanctions 40 Russians, Two Companies
06/08/14 12:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The Japanese government has approved adding 40 individuals and two companies to its Russia sanctions list.
» Former Ukrainian President, Sons Protest EU Sanctions
06/08/14 12:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and his two sons have filed a petition with the European Court of Human Rights to have the EU sanctions against them cancelled.