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My Eye on Russian News

My Eye on Russian News

A high quality feed of news happening in Russia for English readers.
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Putin Legalizes Gambling In Crimea - http://www.rferl.org/content...
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law that allows gambling zones to be established in the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea, which was annexed by Russia in March.
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RT stringer missing in besieged Ukraine’s Donetsk - http://rt.com/news...
RT editorial staff has been trying to establish contact with the channel’s contributor, UK journalist Graham Phillips, who went to Donetsk airport on his own accord while a firefight was taking place there.
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Paranormal activity: Police force gets 71 ghost busting calls in three years - http://rt.com/uk...
Zombies, witches and ghosts have been reported to an English police force 71 times over the past three years. There were also 19 calls to the force about UFO sightings.
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Ukrainian Politicians Brawl After Vote to Send Military Reserves East - http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news...
Nationalist and pro-Russian lawmakers brawled in Ukraine's parliament on Tuesday after the legislature narrowly approved a presidential decree to send more reserve soldiers to battle separatists near the Russian border.
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$200 per barrel oil if Russia sanctions escalate- Oxford Economics - http://rt.com/busines...
If the standoff with Russia and the West reaches a point where the EU has to completely cut trade with Russia, oil prices could soar above $200 per barrel, sparking a global economic crisis, says Adam Slater, senior economist at Oxford Economics.
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Over 200,000 Flee Ukraine For Russia – Russian Ombudsman - http://rss.feedsportal.com/c...
Over 200,000 Flee Ukraine For Russia – Russian Ombudsman
More than 200,000 refugees from southeastern Ukraine are in Russia, 28,700 of whom are children, Russia’s children’s rights ombudsman Pavel Astakhov said at a press conference held at Rossiya Segodnya on Wednesday.
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Russia Sees Cooperation With Asia-Pacific Rim as Top Priority - http://rss.feedsportal.com/c...
Russia Sees Cooperation With Asia-Pacific Rim as Top Priority
Russia deems cooperation with the Asia-Pacific Rim as its key priority, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Wednesday at a meeting with trade representatives.
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Moscow authorities promise to protect student campuses from internet porn - http://rt.com/politic...
Moscow City Hall is planning to equip the city’s universities and campuses with free WI-FI but warn that special filters would prevent students from visiting sites with adult content, playing online games or using torrents.
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Bodies Of Malaysian Plane Victims Leave Ukraine - http://www.rferl.org/content...
Bodies Of Malaysian Plane Victims Leave Ukraine
The first bodies of victims from the downed Malaysian airliner have left Ukraine for the Netherlands.
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Ukrainian Deputies Scuffle In Parliament - http://www.rferl.org/media...
Ukrainian Deputies Scuffle In Parliament
Scuffles broke out in the Ukrainian parliament on July 23 as deputies from the nationalist Svoboda party attempted to physically expel Communist Party leader Petro Symonenko, who made accusations about high civilian casualty rates at the hands of government forces combating separatist rebels in Ukraine's east. The session was also interrupted by a protest from pro-European deputies pressing Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to submit an association agreement with the EU to parliament...
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MH17 and Gaza: Two different elite reactions - http://rt.com/op-edge...
298 people killed in the MH17 disaster. Over 600 killed in Gaza. The elite western reaction to these two different tragedies – one still ongoing – tells us so much about the world we live in.
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Chinese whisper in American neighborhood - http://rt.com/op-edge...
After the major headline hogging BRICS summit, the next news event that has been watched closely is the Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Latin America.
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UK politician under fire for anti-Israel tweet - http://rt.com/uk...
A British politician has been reported to the police under the terrorism act, after making ‘vile’ comments on Twitter about Israel’s offensive in Gaza.
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Bogus photos of ‘Russian’ air-defense systems in Ukraine debunked by bloggers - http://rt.com/news...
Ukraine continues to concoct evidence of Russia’s air defense system’s involvement in the Boeing tragedy. This time Ukraine’s secret service has published as ‘proof’ month–old photos of Kiev’s own Buk-M missile system, claiming it is Russian.
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Israel maybe guilty of war crimes – UN Human Rights Chief - http://rt.com/news...
Israel maybe committing war crimes in Gaza, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights says. Speaking in Geneva, Navi Pillay said house demolitions and the killing of children raise the "strong possibility" that Israel is violating international law.
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Ukraine Denies Entry to Russian Journalist - http://rss.feedsportal.com/c...
Ukraine Denies Entry to Russian Journalist
Ukrainian authorities have once again prevented Russian journalists from entering the country, denying entry on Wednesday to Rossiya Segodnya reporter Alexei Andreyev.
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One Killed In Helicopter Crash In Russia's Kamchatka Region - http://www.rferl.org/content...
At least one person was reportedly killed in a helicopter crash in Russia's Far East peninsula of Kamchatka.
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Death of 193 Dutch strains Russian relations for Shell, Heineken - http://www.topix.com/world...
A message of sympathy for the victims of the flight MH17 disaster, is written on a wooden klomp, a traditional Dutch footwear for farmers, placed together with bouquet of flowers in front of the Netherlands Embassy in Washington, Monday, July 21, 2014.
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Major International Airlines Cancel Israel Flights Over Missile Threats - http://rss.feedsportal.com/c...
Major International Airlines Cancel Israel Flights Over Missile Threats
Russia’s airline Transaero, together with major US, EU and Canadian airlines, reported that all flights to and from Tel-Aviv scheduled for Wednesday are cancelled due to the deteriorating security situation in Gaza.
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Russia Still 'Top Priority' for eBay in Emerging Markets - http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article...
Online marketplace eBay still sees Russia as its top priority in emerging markets, the company said Wednesday, directly contradicting media reports that harsh new laws and the possibility of sanctions could squeeze the company out of Russia.
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#OpSaveGaza: Anonymous pledges more cyber-breaches over Israeli attacks - http://rt.com/news...
The Anonymous hacker group urged hackers to renew attacks on Israeli-based internet resources on Friday – after earlier breaches of the Defense Ministry website, Tel Aviv police, and leaks of log-in details allegedly belonging to government officials.
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British Lawmakers Criticize U.K. Arms Sales to Russia - http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article...
Lawmakers on Wednesday queried why Britain had granted licenses to sell tens of millions of pounds worth of arms to Russia, embarrassing Prime Minister David Cameron, who has called for a Europe-wide ban on such sales because of the Ukraine crisis.
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Russian Airlines Cancel All Flights to Israel - http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news...
Russian airlines Aeroflot and Transaero canceled all flights to Israel on Wednesday, a day after a rocket fell about a mile away from Tel Aviv's international airport.
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Military Specialists From Almost 100 Countries to Attend Russia’s Aviadarts - http://rss.feedsportal.com/c...
Military Specialists From Almost 100 Countries to Attend Russia’s Aviadarts
More than 90 countries are sending their military attaches to Russia’s international air force crew competition Aviadarts, Lt. Gen. Viktor Bondarev, Russian Air Force commander-in-chief said Wednesday.
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U.S. Intelligence Releases Evidence Of Russian Connection To MH17 Downing - http://www.rferl.org/media...
U.S. Intelligence Releases Evidence Of Russian Connection To MH17 Downing
"The Washington Post" reports that the U.S. intelligence community has released its analysis of photos relating to the shoot down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence reportedly says the images show the movements of an antiaircraft missile system toward Russia, and increased Russian military activity.
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Sevastopol to Become Engineering, IT, Winemaking Center – Reports - http://rss.feedsportal.com/c...
Sevastopol to Become Engineering, IT, Winemaking Center – Reports
Russia’s Agency for Strategic Initiatives has worked out a plan for Sevastopol’s further development, according to which the city will become a center for engineering, aircraft testing, IT and winemaking, Russian business daily Vedomosti reported Wednesday, referencing the project’s outline.
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Russia's Leading Food Retailer Magnit Sees Profits Rise 34% - http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article...
Russia's biggest food retailer Magnit reported a forecast-beating rise in second-quarter net income on Wednesday, up 34 percent year on year in spite of Russia's slowing economy.
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Five involved in food scandal detained in China, including boss of “rotten meat” supplier - http://rt.com/busines...
Chinese police said on Wednesday they have detained five people connected with a Shanghai-based food supplier alleged by the authorities to have sold expired and rotten meat to major fast food chains including KFC and McDonalds.
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Russian Cement-Maker Faces Loss Of Assets In Uzbekistan - http://www.rferl.org/content...
Russia's cement-producing giant Eurocement is facing the loss of its facility in Uzbekistan in a nationalization drive by the Central Asian country.
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Bubonic plague case triggers lockdown of Chinese city - http://rt.com/news...
The 30,000 residents of Yumen in China have been cut off from the rest of the country to prevent the potential spread of bubonic plague. Lockdown was declared in the city after a man died of the disease and 151 people have been put in quarantine.
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