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Syria poses challenges for Putin
Октябрь 26, 2015
News of war

Syria poses challenges for Putin

In the mountains above Sochi in southern Russia, the marble halls and panoramic terraces of the Krasnaya Polyana hotel were almost empty. Built for a G8 summit in 2014 that was called off because of the Ukraine crisis, and still weeks away from this winter's ski season, the resort had the look of an extravagant white...

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Russian-backed militants expel Médecins sans Frontières from region
Октябрь 26, 2015
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Russian-backed militants expel Médecins sans Frontières from region

Self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic blacklists international medical aid charity without giving reasons Rebels in Ukraine have ousted an international task force of doctors in the country's wartorn east, denying thousands of civilians urgent medical care. The self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic has...

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Mutual ban on flight between Russia and Ukraine takes effect
Октябрь 26, 2015
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Mutual ban on flight between Russia and Ukraine takes effect

  Airline ban, effecting Aeroflot and Transaero, is part of sanctions against 105 Russian companies Today a mutual ban on direct flight between Russia and Ukraine comes into force. Kyiv earlier decided to close its airspace to 25 Russian airlines, including the flagship carriers Aeroflot and Transaero. The airline ban is...

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Russia and Ukraine suspend direct flights between countries
Октябрь 25, 2015
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Russia and Ukraine suspend direct flights between countries

Talks aimed at ending trade war fail with thousands of travellers visiting family and on business now facing arduous journeys.   Direct flights between Ukraine and Russia were grounded on Sunday, as mistrust between the two countries boiled over into a new trade war that could affect hundreds of thousands of...

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Russian stars who are over 40 and don’t age (Photo)
Октябрь 25, 2015
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Russian stars who are over 40 and don’t age (Photo)

Celebrities may have access to the best skin and hair pros—not to mention just about every pricey winkle cream, injectable filler, and skin-tightening surgery—but none of these guarantee they will age gracefully. In fact, many celebs who've searched for the fountain of youth at their plastic surgeon's office...

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Al-Qaeda leader killed in Syria — Daily Mail
Октябрь 25, 2015
News of war

Al-Qaeda leader killed in Syria — Daily Mail

One of al-Qaeda's senior commanders in Syria has been killed in a gun battle with Syrian Arab Army forces in Aleppo, according to The Daily Mail. The al-Nusra Front, the Sunni Islamic jihadist militia fighting against Syrian Government forces in the civil war, confirmed Sheikh Abu Sulaiman al-Masri's death this morning,...

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Donbas militants attack Ukrainian troops near Pisky at night
Октябрь 25, 2015
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Donbas militants attack Ukrainian troops near Pisky at night

Russian-backed militants in Donbas attacked the Ukrainian troops in the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) zone near the village of Pisky at night, using anti-aircraft systems and grenade launchers, according to the ATO press center. "It was quiet almost along the entire contact line, but the area near the village of Pisky...

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Ukraine has no control along 409 km of border with Russia
Октябрь 23, 2015
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Ukraine has no control along 409 km of border with Russia

As of today, the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine has no control along 409.3 km of the border with Russia in the temporarily occupied territories of Donbas, Chairman of the State Border Guard Service Viktor Nazarenko said during a visit to Kharkiv region on Friday. "The stretch is 409.3 kilometers long. We've got...

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Russian military in Syria on candid camera: It’s like Checnhya (video)
Октябрь 23, 2015
News of war

Russian military in Syria on candid camera: It’s like Checnhya (video)

French journalists from France24 film the Russian troops from an airbase in Syria’s Latakia with a candid camera. In a conversation, filmed with a outside the airbase, on the city streets, the soldiers opined that the Russian military will stay in Syria until the end, accrding to France24. "We can just tell you that...

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Drone captures mighty Soviet submarine (Video)
Октябрь 23, 2015
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Drone captures mighty Soviet submarine (Video)

Drone footage captured one of the glories of Soviet engineering – an attack submarine from 1980.  The 2,000 ton, 91 meter-long Tango-class diesel-electric attack submarine patrolled the Black Sea before being transferred to its resting place at the Avtovaz Technical Museum in the city of Tolyatti in Russia’s...

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Civilian deaths from Russia air strikes rising, activists claim
Октябрь 23, 2015
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Civilian deaths from Russia air strikes rising, activists claim

More than 40 people have been killed and eight injured after a bus and truck collided in Gironde province in southwestern France, say local authorities. The incident took place at about 7:30am local time in the town of Puisseguin. Both vehicles caught fire after the collision. About 60 firefighters have been deployed to the...

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Too much even for Siberia: Worst blizzard in 10yrs turns Omsk into huge snowball (PHOTOS)
Октябрь 23, 2015
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Too much even for Siberia: Worst blizzard in 10yrs turns Omsk into huge snowball (PHOTOS)

The snow has gotten off to an incredible start in Siberia, where a record snowfall has paralyzed many areas of the city of Omsk, with thousands of drivers hopelessly stuck in hellish snowstorm traffic for hours. You might say it’s nothing special for Siberia, but those who know – namely weather forecasters –...

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