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My Eye on Russian News

My Eye on Russian News

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DC police shouldn’t have guns, says Council Member - http://rt.com/usa...
Amid the ongoing militarization of police departments across the US with the Pentagon’s decommissioned inventory, a “controversial” idea was floated at a police oversight hearing in Washington, DC – to disarm local police officers altogether.
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‘Almost lynching’: Radicals attack Ukrainian officials, throw into trash bins - http://rt.com/news...
As President Petro Poroshenko signed the lustration law, the trash dumping of lawmakers in Ukraine is gaining momentum. The General Prosecutor warned that there is a thin line between the so-called ‘trash lustration’ and lynching.
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German Kurds continue rallying amid heavy police presence (PHOTOS, VIDEO) - http://rt.com/news...
More than 2 thousand German Kurds have gathered in Stuttgart, Mannheim and Karlsruhe to protest the lack of action by the international community to protect the Kurdish population that face an imminent threat from Islamic State militants in Syria.
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Women face charges for anti-drone protest near NSA facility - http://rt.com/usa...
Three women who protested the United States’ use of drones are now facing federal charges – and $1,300 each in fines – after being accused of trying to enter the National Security Agency’s protected property in Maryland.
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Record haul: German police confiscate 330 kg heroin shipment - http://rt.com/news...
Pickled garlic and cucumbers couldn’t hide a 330 kg stash of heroin from the eyes of German police. Officers in North Rhine-Westphalia intercepted enough drugs to make 1.3 million doses with an estimated €50 million street value.
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RT launches nationwide broadcasting in Argentina - http://rt.com/news...
RT Spanish started broadcasting in Argentina on Thursday, which makes it the first foreign TV channel on national television in the Latin America country. It will be available for over 80% of the country’s 42 mln population.
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Pot-infused soda explodes in Washington state store - http://rt.com/usa...
A marijuana-infused beverage being sold in Washington state where recreational weed recently became legal made more than a splash recently when bottles began spontaneously bursting inside of a retail display case.
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Leader of infamous Juarez drug cartel arrested in Mexico - http://rt.com/news...
Mexican officials confirm arrest of Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, leader of the Juarez cartel, following a multi-year search for the man known as “The Viceroy.” The operation concluded without any shots fired, the government said.
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Unpublished hacked celebrity nude photos going for one bitcoin online - http://rt.com/usa...
As a new set of hacked celebrity nude photos are about to be leaked, those interested in seeing them have flocked to a new, real-time file-sharing site. On Volafile, people can buy the pics for about $350 ‒ payable in bitcoin.
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Catching Up With Yeltsin\'s Former Tennis Coach - http://www.sptimes.ru/story...
As the Russian capital gears up to host the nine-day Kremlin Cup — a professional tennis tournament that kicks off Saturday at the Olympic stadium — The St.
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Russian Collectors Snap Up Blue-Chip Art Abroad - http://www.sptimes.ru/story...
Russia\'s wealthiest have dominated auctions of contemporary and modern Russian artwork abroad this year, making 2014 the best year for sales in this segment since 2008, according to a recent report by auditing firm Deloitte.
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The Red Fury: Comic Books Finally Taking Off in Russia - http://www.sptimes.ru/story...
Russia\'s first annual Comic Con has a genuine armored tank, but surprisingly few comics. It is still a geek\'s paradise: Tables groan under the weight of steampunk merchandise, solemn-faced cosplayers (\"costume+play\") of both sexes pose for photographers, giant screens blast video game ads, and a genuine Soviet lunar rover huddles modestly in the corner.
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Why Can\'t Russia Supply Itself With Fish? - http://www.sptimes.ru/story...
The salmon-catching season in Russia\'s Far East is almost over, and refrigerators in Russia\'s port city of Vladivostok are filled to the brim. The next destination for the fish, given the political climate, should be Russian plates.
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The Russian-Language Generation Gap - http://www.sptimes.ru/story...
Паста: paste, pasta Scene: dinner time in the Moscow apartment shared by an expat and the expat’s Russian significant other. Both have just walked in the door and are very hungry.
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Oil and U.S. Dollar Will Decide Ruble\'s Fate - http://www.sptimes.ru/story...
On Wednesday, the ruble\'s exchange rate against the U.S. dollar closed below 40, for many people a psychological line in the sand. The ruble has thus lost more than a fifth of its value since the start of the year and is a third lower than the rate 18 months ago.
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Video shows NYPD officer taking $1,300 from man, then pepper-spraying him - http://rt.com/usa...
Video has surfaced appearing to show a New York City police officer taking $1,300 from a man who says he was robbed and then pepper-sprayed by the cop during a stop-and-frisk last month that ended without arrest.
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Pepsi and Coke take hammering in Mexico as junk food tax starts to bite - http://rt.com/busines...
Mexico has become one of the few places Pepsi and Coke have seen declining sales after the country adopted anti-obesity laws last year. Concerned over the losses the US beverage industry seems determined to stop similar legislation at home.
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'Russia Today' TV Starts Broadcasting In Argentina - http://www.rferl.org/content...
Russian President Vladimir Putin said the launch of Russia Today TV channel's Spanish-language broadcasts would help people in Argentina better understand Russia
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All Organizational Issues Concerning Universiade of 2019 Settled: Russian Sports Minister - http://rss.feedsportal.com/c...
All Organizational Issues Concerning Universiade of 2019 Settled: Russian Sports Minister
All the organizational issues regarding the winter Universiade, scheduled to take place in the Russian city of Krasnoyarsk in 2019 have already been settled, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said on Thursday.
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Briton dies of suspected Ebola in Macedonia, his hotel sealed off - http://rt.com/news...
A Briton with symptoms of Ebola has died in Macedonia, local authorities said. The hotel in Skopje where he was staying has been sealed off, while another Briton and hotel staff are being kept inside to prevent possible spreading of infection.
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What a waste! German watchdog slams weird ventures funded by taxpayers - http://rt.com/news...
A saltwater fish farm some 600 km from the sea, renovated thermal baths in the red and seven bridges over a 1.5 km long river – these are just some of the controversial German local government projects, costing millions to the taxpayers.
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Strongest storm of 2014 as seen by NASA astronaut (PHOTO) - http://rt.com/news...
NASA astronaut has posted the photo of the biggest 2014 storm on Earth from the International Space Station. Typhoon Vongfong is heading to Japan coast and is as powerful as the Haiyan storm that killed thousands of people in 2013.
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Former Soviet Leader Gorbachev Hospitalized - http://rss.feedsportal.com/c...
Former Soviet Leader Gorbachev Hospitalized
Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev has acknowledged that he is in hospital.
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California aquifers contaminated with billions of gallons of fracking wastewater - http://rt.com/usa...
Industry illegally injected about 3 billion gallons of fracking wastewater into central California drinking-water and farm-irrigation aquifers, the state found after the US Environmental Protection Agency ordered a review of possible contamination.
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More Than 20,000 Formula 1 Fans Visit Sochi Autodrome - http://rss.feedsportal.com/c...
More Than 20,000 Formula 1 Fans Visit Sochi Autodrome
More than 20,000 fans have already visited the Sochi Autodrome, where the first race of the Russian stage of the Formula 1 championship race will take place on Sunday, the press service of the Autodrome stated on Thursday.
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White House accused of covering-up Colombian prostitution scandal - http://rt.com/usa...
The scandal that has plagued the United States Secret Service in recent weeks and led to the resignation of its director has widened yet again, this time with the White House being accused of covering up details about a 2012 incident in Colombia.
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Russian Central Bank Introduces 10 Ruble Coin Dedicated to Crimea - http://rss.feedsportal.com/c...
Russian Central Bank Introduces 10 Ruble Coin Dedicated to Crimea
The Central Bank of Russia is issuing a 10 ruble coin dedicated to the reunification of Crimea and Sevastopol with the Russian Federation, a statement on the website of the regulator said on Thursday.
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Sanctions-hit Russia has lost around a tenth of hard currency reserves so far this year in dollar terms, bucking a generally rising trend across most emerging markets.
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London’s new ‘driverless’ Tube trains slammed by unions - http://rt.com/uk...
Next generation London Underground trains will be “driverless” Mayor Boris Johnson and rail bosses have announced. Unions called the move “lethal and cash driven nonsense” that will cost jobs.
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Russia’s Preventive Measures Protect Country From Ebola Threat: Health Ministry - http://rss.feedsportal.com/c...
Russia’s Preventive Measures Protect Country From Ebola Threat: Health Ministry
Preventive measures taken in Russia will ensure absolute protection from Ebola entering the country, the Russian Health Ministry told RIA Novosti Thursday.
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