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Ukraine Retracts Cease-Fire Statement, But Putin Hopeful Of Deal

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#Ukraine said it had reached an understanding with #Russia about what is needed to reach a truce in eastern Ukraine, and Vladimir Putin said he is hopeful an agreement will be reached by Friday. This story is developing. BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘posted_date’, 1409733092); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_posted_time_3435768”).innerHTML = “posted on ” + […]

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Russia Warned Pentagon Over Military Drills Near Ukraine

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While Moscow gave U.S. military leaders fair warning before moving thousands of troops toward the Ukrainian border, the Russian military operation is still raising serious concerns at the White House and Pentagon. View this image › AP Photo/RIA-Novosti WASHINGTON — Russian military leaders gave the Pentagon early warning that Moscow would be moving thousands of […]

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People Are Saying These Pictures Prove Vladimir Putin Is Immortal…

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There has always been something slightly unnerving about Russian president #Vladimir Putin. But no, it’s not his penchant for war or riding bare-chested and bare back on horses that gives us the heebie-jeebies. It’s the fact that he now appears to be immortal… brilliant. Yes, according to these photos – taken in 1920 and 1941 […]

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Putin Calls Off Threat To Invade Ukraine, But Downed Chopper Threatens Ceasefire

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#Ukraine’s president says he may call off a ceasefire after separatist rebels in the east downed a helicopter, killing all nine on board. View this image › Sergei Karpukhin / Reuters Updated — 2:22 p.m. ET KIEV, Ukraine — Russian President #Vladimir Putin asked parliament to repeal a resolution granting him the authority to deploy […]

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Russian Foreign Minister Says No Plans To Invade Eastern Ukraine

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How do you define “invade”? View this image › Pool / Reuters Russian Foreign Minister #Sergey Lavrov says #Russia has no plans to invade eastern Ukraine, following five-hour talks with Secretary of State #John Kerry in London on Friday. &8220;The Russian Federation does not and cannot have any plans to invade the southeastern regions of […]

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New York To Keep Investments Linked To Russian Social Media Site Home to Neo-Nazi and Anti-Gay Groups

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Coca Cola, McDonalds, and Burger King, keep advertising there, too. View this image › Queer Nation / Via vk.com #LGBT activists have since February been pushing the city and state of #New York to divest of holdings connected to the Russian social network VKontakte (VK) because it hosts the pages of hundreds of Neo-Nazi and […]

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Drudge snark about WH reaction to Russia ‘threat’ nutshells Gore-bot worldview

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http://twitter.com/#!/pourmecoffee/status/445340491853598721 Earlier today, #Russia’s state media chief, #Dmitry Kiselyov, reminded the world that Russia could turn the United States into &8220;radioactive dust.&8221; #Matt Drudge snarked about why that might bother President #Obama: State TV says Russia could turn USA to 'radioactive ash&039;… Obama says would be bad for climate change&8230; yhoo.it/1gwSaXq— MATT DRUDGE (@DRUDGE) March […]

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Delicious: Sochi bear, Moscow News crushed by Russia’s hockey loss [pics]

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http://twitter.com/#!/AlisonL/status/436178562928754688 #Finland beat #Russia 3-1 in a #Sochi Winter Olympics ice hockey game on Wednesday, destroying Russia’s chances of winning a medal and (probably) causing another &8220;Sadimir Putin&8221; face. Sochi bear is inconsolable. Heh: http://twitter.com/#!/PaulMyerberg/status/436170293930110977 http://twitter.com/#!/Heminator/status/436179638147354624 Sochi bear wasn&8217;t the only one feelin&8217; the blues. Behold the hilarious tweets from The #Moscow News: http://twitter.com/#!/themoscownews/status/436131845072502784 http://twitter.com/#!/themoscownews/status/436149930705436672 […]

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This Is What 10 Ukrainians And Russians Think About The Standoff Between Their Countries

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“The path to the future is difficult, but it is also bright.” 1. Ilia D., Kiev View this image › Kevin Lamarque / Reuters “I participated in the protests, but, unfortunately, not every day. I participated because of the escalation of force against the citizens of #Ukraine, because of corruption, because of lawlessness. Did I […]

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