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My Eye on Russian News

My Eye on Russian News

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Rhode Island man nearly wins governor’s race with $35 campaign - http://rt.com/usa...
Thirty-five dollars can barely buy a tank of gas in the current economic climate, but Bob Healey, a Rhode Island man who ran for governor this week during Tuesday’s midterm election, arguably got more bang for his buck than one would expect .
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Obama writes secret letter to Iranian leader urging him to join fight against ISIS - http://rt.com/usa...
United States President Barack Obama secretly wrote last month to the leader of Iran, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, in hopes of having the Ayatollah Khamenei join America’s fight against the so-called Islamic State.
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IRS head warns of 'miserable' 2015 tax-filing season - http://rt.com/usa...
The Internal Revenue Service is gearing up to be hated even more than usual due to a “miserable” tax filing season, the agency’s commissioner warned. That’s because of a lack of funding from Congress combined with increased responsibilities.
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‘Toxic brand’: Britons say religion does more bad than good, atheists ‘more moral’ than believers - http://rt.com/uk...
Nearly two-thirds of British people stated that religion causes more harm than it brings benefits, according to a new poll, which shows Muslim beliefs at odds with those of the rest of society.
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US-backed TPP to be ineffective without Russia, China – Putin - http://rt.com/busines...
The US-proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) won’t be able to promote effective trade and economic cooperation if it excludes key regional players, like Russia and China, Russian President said ahead of his visit to Beijing for 25th APEC summit.
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Cycling on sunshine: World’s first solar bike lane opens in Netherlands - http://rt.com/news...
The Dutch now have a wholly solar-paneled cycle path connecting two suburbs in Amsterdam – the first of its kind in the world. The SolaRoad will convert the sun’s energy into electricity for the grid.
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Scars of war: Ancient village of Maaloula still in ruins 6 months after jihadists left (VIDEO) - http://rt.com/news...
More than six months since jihadists left the ancient village of Maaloula, the historic site is still ruined and deserted. Its churches and monasteries lie in ruins, and no peace or tranquility has returned to this once-thriving spiritual center.
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Former SpaceX employee faces life in prison for running Silk Road 2.0 - http://rt.com/usa...
Federal authorities in the United States have announced charges against a California man arrested this week who is accused of operating the second incarnation of the infamous Silk Road online marketplace.
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US seeks to create economic cooperation for its own benefit - Putin on TPP - http://rt.com/politic...
The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) is just “another attempt” by the US to create regional economic cooperation that mainly Washington would benefit from, Russian President told Chinese media ahead of his visit to the Nov. 10-11 APEC summit in Beijing.
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Sanctions Threaten Russian Arctic Oil Shipping Ventures - http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article...
Shipping services that support Russia's attempts to extract oil from remote parts of the Arctic will run into difficulties as banks scale back energy financing due to Western sanctions, increasing transport costs for the frontier sector.
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Maryland teen too drunk to carry out school massacre - http://rt.com/usa...
A Maryland teenager planned a school shooting, brought a stolen gun to school and decided not to use it because he was too drunk. He turned himself in to police the next day, when they questioned him about an unrelated crime.
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Putin Not Planning on Meeting Poroshenko, Heads of DPR, LPR: Spokesperson - http://rss.feedsportal.com/c...
Putin Not Planning on Meeting Poroshenko, Heads of DPR, LPR: Spokesperson
Vladimir Putin does not plan on meeting either Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko or the newly elected heads of the people's republics of Donetsk and Luhansk any time soon.
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The Faces Behind Ukraine's Rebel Election Observer Mission - http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news...
The recent elections in Ukraine's self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics may have been slammed by Western governments, but they were praised by a ragtag group of "international observers."
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‘Drugged and assaulted’: Former schoolboy alleges abuse by serving UK minister - http://rt.com/uk...
A former schoolboy claims he was drugged and assaulted by a serving UK Coalition minister when he was a mere 14 years old. The man alleges police were reluctant to investigate the matter because of the politician’s position of power in Government.
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Quadruple amputee on the run from police over double murder - http://rt.com/usa...
Sean Petrozzino, a quadruple amputee, has been on the lam since Tuesday after police named him a "person of interest" in the fatal shootings of his parents in their Orange County, Florida home.
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Putin Holds Security Council Meeting Over Ukraine Crisis Deterioration - http://rss.feedsportal.com/c...
Putin Holds Security Council Meeting Over Ukraine Crisis Deterioration
Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed a sharp deterioration of the situation in eastern Ukraine with members of Russia's Security Council.
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UK and Australia to share DNA database to aid international crime solving - http://rt.com/uk...
Police forces in Britain and Australia will be able to access each other’s DNA and biological databases when investigating serious crimes, it has been announced.
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'Pride,' a Tale of Gay Rights and Miners, Makes Its Moscow Debut - http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article...
A few hundred people packed a Moscow movie house to watch a film about a country where homophobia is the norm and a national tabloid can call homosexuals perverts.
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Dagestan Lawyer Allegedly Rapes Cheating Wife's Boyfriend and Blackmails Him With Video of It - http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news...
A lawyer in Dagestan who caught his wife cheating on him is accused of beating and raping the man she was cheating on him with and then blackmailing him with a video of the incident, the Investigative Committee said in a statement on Thursday.
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Siberian Couple Creates All-Russian Goat Camembert and Roquefort - http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article...
As most Russians make do with a life without the European cheese, residents of Siberia's Altai region won't have to thanks to a small agricultural renaissance in their own backyard.
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WireLurker: New Apple malware can infect your Mac and iPhone via USB - http://rt.com/news...
A digital worm (okay, technically speaking, virus) is burrowing its way into Apple desktop and mobile devices across the Middle Kingdom. A team of security experts say the malware is the “biggest in scale” they have ever laid their eyes on.
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Soviet-Era Dissident's Passport Renewal Efforts Mired in Red Tape - http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news...
Russian consular officials have claimed that the refusal to issue a new passport to Soviet-era dissident Vladimir Bukovsky was based on procedural issues, countering the activist's earlier claims that the delay was politically motivated, Kommersant reported Wednesday.
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Trolleybus Kills its own Driver Near Red Square - http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news...
A Moscow trolleybus driver perished Thursday morning after being struck by her own vehicle near Red Square, according to Interfax news agency.
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FBI accused of targeting Islamic leaders, pressuring them to become informants - http://rt.com/usa...
The FBI is pressuring law-abiding Islamic community leaders throughout the United States to spy on fellow Muslims in an effort to sniff out extremism in the US in what amounts to religious profiling, a top Muslim civil rights organization has alleged.
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Russia, Serbia To Hold Joint Military Drills - http://www.topix.com/world...
Russia, Serbia To Hold Joint Military Drills
RFE/RL's correspondent in Belgrade reports that six IL-76 aircraft from Russia arrived at a Belgrade airport on November 6. Russian media quoted Defense Ministry officials in Moscow on November 5 as saying units from paratroopers in Tula will take part in the joint maneuvers, which are scheduled in the coming days.
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Koala Cuddles for Putin - http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news...
President Vladimir Putin will have a chance to get a warm embrace from a koala specially trained to deliver hugs at the upcoming G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia.
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Kiev shells Donetsk amid tank battle in city suburb – E. Ukrainian militias - http://rt.com/news...
The Ukrainian army attempted to take over Donetsk suburb with tanks a day after two children were killed in the shelling of a local school, rebels allege. This comes as Dutch inspectors, probing the Flight MH17 crash, arrived in the area.
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A British-Asian prime minister in our lifetime? - http://rt.com/uk...
David Cameron said he hopes to see a British-Asian become prime minister in his lifetime, adding that there were “too few people from ethnic minorities in top positions.”
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UK defense cuts will harm next govt’s military capability, forces chiefs warn MPs - http://rt.com/uk...
Cuts to the defense budget will harm the UK’s military capability, armed forces chiefs have warned. Senior military officials believe the next government in 2015 will not be able to maintain British deployments if current budget cuts are implemented.
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Parliament to debate ‘money creation’, first time in 170 years - http://rt.com/uk...
The British Parliament will debate ‘money creation’ for the first time in nearly 200 years next week, with MPs across most of the UK’s political parties expected to make a contribution.
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