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Putin calls for dialogue to settle Ukraine crisis

Donetsk - What a difference a couple of months makes! Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin is calling for negotiations to resolve the months-long standoff between Ukraine's government and pro-Russian militants who took over several eastern cities.

Ukraine boxing hero Klitschko claims Kiev mayor seat

Kiev - Ukraine's burly boxing hero and strident protest leader Vitali Klitschko claimed victory Sunday in Kiev mayoral vote that cements his role as a statesman for the country's post-Soviet generation.

Russia could bail on space station as tensions with U.S. worsen

Moscow - The Russian Federation is threatening to stop participating in the International Space Station project after 2020 in what appears to be a further deterioration of East-West relations.

Op-Ed: Why leftists snub Ukraine

We’ve been besieged by leftist-led protests concerning everything from Darfur to Montsano, yet when it comes to the crisis in Ukraine, nary a placard has been raised from that same instigating contingent supporting the country’s sovereignty.

Giant game of Tetris played on 29-story building

Philadelphia - Last Saturday, Philly Tech Week put on a display to delight true geeks and the nerds-at-heart. The city was treated to a record-setting game of Tetris.

Canadian provinces could say 'Nyet' to Russian booze

In the wake of Russia's invasion and annexation of Crimea, two Canadian provinces are considering a ban in government-operated liquor stores of Russian products.

Crimea moves to nationalise Ukraine energy firms

Simferopol - Crimea's separatist authorities moved against energy companies on Monday in their first nationalisations after deciding all Ukrainian state property would be transferred into Crimean ownership.

Ukraine won't intervene in Crimea: President

Kiev - Ukraine will not attempt a military move to prevent the southern Crimean peninsula's breakaway in order not to expose its eastern border, Ukraine's acting president Oleksandr Turchynov told AFP Tuesday in an exclusive interview.

Russian defeat wrecks Putin's plans for golden finish

Russian President Vladimir Putin's plans for a golden finish to the Sochi Olympics were cancelled on Wednesday when Finland claimed a party-pooping win over the hosts of the Winter Games in the me...

Op-Ed: International foundations unite experts

Having access to the markets and networks can make the difference between success and failure. In high-risk fields, expertise and capital is increasingly being provided overseas.

The Canadian Opera Company: Something old, plenty new Special

Toronto - The Canadian Opera Company announced its 2014-2015 season in a splashy evening event at the Four Seasons Center Wednesday night in Toronto.

Video: Russian cosmonauts on record-breaking space walk from ISS

Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazansky just took a record-breaking spacewalk from the ISS, lasting eight hours and seven minutes, with spectacular views of the Earth below.

Female suicide bomber kills six in Russian bus

A female suicide bomber attacks a bus in southern Russia. The explosion killed six passengers and wounded a dozen others.

Russian surgeon steals heroin from drug mule's stomach

Russian police recently arrested a Siberian surgeon who is suspected of stealing heroin he removed from the stomach of a drug smuggler in Krasnoyarsk.

Assange: Snowden 'safe and healthy' — did not disclose location

Moscow - While mystery currently surrounds the location of the NSA whistleblower, Edward Snowden, reportedly heading to Cuba for onward travel to Ecuador, but not seen on the plane, we hear that he is safe and well. Updated with video.

Russian daredevil breaks Everest record with highest BASE jump

In honor of the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary's first ascent, the video shows a Russian extreme sports star performing the world's highest BASE jump, off the north face of Everest.

Latest astronaut trio returns home from the ISS (video)

After a delay of 1 day due to bad weather, a Soyuz capsule has now safely landed in northeast Kazakhstan, bringing home 2 Russian cosmonauts and 1 American astronaut from their 5 month stint on the ISS. The next trip is planned to arrive in record time.

Russian government approves harsh anti-tobacco ban for 2015

Moscow - Russia has finally caught up with the rest of the world, and smokers now have a couple of years to give up the habit, before harsh anti-smoking legislation comes into effect during 2015.

Pirates kidnap 7 Russian and Estonian crew off Nigeria's coast

Port Harcourt - Pirates have kidnapped seven crew members, six Russians and one Estonian, during an attack on a ship, the Liberty 249, off the coast of Nigeria. The ship is owned by Bourborn, a French company that supplies vessels to the Nigerian offshore oil industry.

Documentary: People of the BAM railway in Russia

This 24-minute documentary explores the Baikal-Amur Mainline, a railway line which stretches more than four thousand kilometers through Russia, and introduces the people who live in the area.

Three Al-Qaeda terror suspects captured by Spanish police

Madrid - Spain's Ministry of Interior announced today that three al-Qaeda suspects were arrested by Spanish police on Wednesday. The suspects had enough explosives to blow up a bus and were planning an attack in Spain, or other countries in Europe.

Russian mogul to create immortality

Immortality is now on the horizon with news released by Russian mogul Dmitry Itskov that he will achieve the impossible by the year 2045.

Video: Russian man escapes death at gas station pile-up

Orenburg - It wasn't his time to go, as this man narrowly escapes death during a massive traffic accident involving five vehicles, at a gas station in Orenburg.

Op-Ed: Russia prepares to help Assad flee as Syrian regime collapses

Russian commandos plan to escort Assad to safety. Russia plans on sending warships and marines to Syria. The Black Sea Fleet warships are ready for the Syrian coast. And IDF officials say Iran is realizing that Assad’s regime is finished.

Clash between Russian & Polish football fans in Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw - Russian football fans were marching through Warsaw when they were suddenly attacked by Polish fans. Around eleven people were injured and taken to hospital.

Video: Russian fans attack stewards at Euro 2012

Wroclaw - The first day of the Euro 2012 championships was apparently marred by violence, as seen in this amateur video uploaded to YouTube.

Video: 71-year-old granny who cycled Russia now to hit Europe

Yulia Mikhailyuk has cycled right across Russia 16 times and now plans to travel across Europe. An amazing feat indeed!

Video: Fight in Ukrainian parliament sends 1 to hospital

Kiev - Spreading across the Web is footage of a massive fight spinning out of control in the Ukrainian parliament Friday. The fight began due to a proposed bill to make Russian an official language in eastern regions of the country.

Close-up video of debris — Sukhoi Superjet-100 crash site

Jakarta - A video has now been released showing clearly the wreckage of the Sukhoi Superjet-100 aircraft which crashed into Mount Salak in West Java, Indonesia on May 9.

Op-Ed: Putin plans Russian military modernization

During his political campaign, Putin says he will spend billions to build up Russia’s military as a safeguard against the current international uncertainty. This one issue appears to find agreement among all Russians.
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