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Ukrainian refugees precipitate emergency situation in 6 Russian regions

Six Russian regions have introduced emergency situation plans, and two more could do so soon as people keep fleeing from the combat and destruction in South East Ukraine.

Russia to Invest $60-70 Bln in Gas Pipeline to China

The construction of Power of Siberia gas pipeline to supply Russian gas to China is expected to begin shortly, at a cost to Russia of $60-70 billion, Kremlin Chief of Staff Sergei Ivanov said Wednesday during his visit to China.

Troublemaking Washington Pushing Ukraine to the Brink

What does a pipeline in Afghanistan have to do with the crisis in Ukraine?

Russian Citizen Detained in US Remains Denied Access to Consul

State Duma deputy from the Liberal Democratic Party, Valery Seleznev, has said his son Roman, accused in the US of fraud and theft of information, still has no access to the Russian consul.

Russia Threatens Response If Sectoral Sanctions Imposed

Russia will respond against the U.S. and its European allies if measures targeting entire industries are levied over the crisis in Ukraine, according to Deputy Finance Minister Sergey Storchak.

Ukraine Opens Criminal Case Against Rossiya Segodnya Head – Security Service

Ukraine has opened a criminal case against Director-General of the International Information News Agency Rossiya Segodnya (Russia Today) Dmitry Kiselev, the head of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) said Friday.

Washington’s War Crimes Spread from Africa and the Middle East to Ukraine

A person might think that revulsion in “the world community” against Washington’s wanton slaughter of civilians in eight countries would have led to War Crimes Tribunal warrants issued for the arrest of presidents Clinton, Bush, Obama and many officials in their regimes. But the vocal part of “the world community”–the West–has become inured to Washington’s crimes against humanity and doesn’t bother to protest. Indeed, many of these governments are complicit in Washington’s crimes, and there could just as well be arrest warrants for members of European governments.

Moscow urges Kiev to refrain from attacking peaceful cities

Moscow has demanded Kiev to stop firing on peaceful cities if it is still able to consider the consequences of its criminal policy, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a commentary published on its website Wednesday.

Putin to West: Stop turning world into 'global barracks,' dictating rules to others

Russia's president has blamed turmoil in Ukraine on the country's newly-elected leader Petro Poroshenko. Vladimir Putin also criticized the West for its intention to turn the planet into "global barracks."

Putin to West: Stop turning world into 'global barracks,' dictating rules to others (FULL SPEECH)

Putin: Who fears objective information? Those who commit crimes!

It's unacceptable when journalists are killed, foreign journalists being targeted in Ukraine, said Russian president Putin during a meeting with Russian ambassadors, envoys and diplomats at the Foreign Ministry headquarters in Moscow.

Putin: Who fears objective information? Those who commit crimes!

Putin has more harsh words for NATO and Ukraine

New speech lays out his plan to protect all people who 'consider themselves Russian'

Ukraine: The International War-Criminal Is Obama, Not Putin

In February this year, the Obama Administration violently overthrew the freely-elected and Russia-friendly President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych. We hired gunmen dressed to appear to be from the Yanukovych government firing into the “Maidan” crowd who were demonstrating against Yanukovych.

Russia may revise free-market trade with Ukraine without breaking WTO regulations

Russia may revise the regime of free trade with Ukraine by raising the import duties to a level typical of trade with partners having the most favored nation status, and this will be done in full compliance with the regulations of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Deputy Foreign Minister Vasily Nebenzya said in an interview published by Izvestia daily.

Europe warns Putin on eve of Ukraine truce deadline

The leaders of Germany and France warned Vladimir Putin on Sunday that Russia could be hit with punishing sanctions within days unless he forced Ukrainian rebels Moscow is accused of backing to suspend their deadly uprising.

Graphic: Last moments of Russian TV cameraman shot by Kiev forces

Anatoly Klyan, 68, was fatally wounded in the stomach and died Sunday night. Along with a few other journalists, he had boarded a bus full of women -- mostly mothers -- who were traveling to a military base in Donetsk to demand that their sons be dismissed from the unit and allowed to go home.

DRAMATIC: Last moments of Russian TV cameraman shot by Kiev forces (GRAPHIC)

'If there is a leader in the world today, that leader is Vladimir Putin' - Ronald Reagan's son

Mike Reagan, son of the 40th US President Ronald Reagan, believes that there are few truly influential leaders in the modern world and that Russian President Vladimir Putin is certainly one of them.

Ukraine urged to extend ceasefire

Leaders of Russia, Germany and France urged Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to extend the ceasefire that will expire Monday in a teleconference held Sunday, the Kremlin press service said.

Turchynov admits Ukraine's intelligence constantly lied about Russian plans

According to speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Alexander Turchynov, representatives of security agencies deliberately whipped up the situation systematically misinforming the country's leadership about Russia's possible military intervention, which had never happened.

Russian Foreign Ministry: EU fails to prove Association Agreement’s advantage

The EU’s association agreements with Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia are able to damage Russia’s economy, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

South Stream a big step forward to secure Russian gas supply to EU

Russia and Austria have agreed on a joint company to construct the Austrian arm of the $45 billion South Stream gas pipeline project. Matthias Dornfeldt from the Berlin Centre for Caspian Region Studies at the Free University of Berlin gives his perspective on this.

'South Stream a big step forward to secure Russian gas supply to EU'

Approval for Russian military intervention in Ukraine revoked

The upper house of Russia's parliament voted Wednesday to revoke a resolution approving military intervention in Ukraine at the request of President Vladimir Putin.

Over 23,000 Ukrainian refugees find shelter in Russia

Over 23,000 Ukrainian refugees have fled to Russia, Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets said.

Ukraine and the Rise of Euro-Fascism

Why is Europe, now united in the European Union, taking part in kindling a new war, as if suffering from a total lapse of historical memory?

Can Putin's Diplomacy Prevail Over Washington's Coercion?

Russia's President Vladimir Putin is trying to save the world from war. We should all help him.

Russia's envoy to UN: Russian journalists' murder in Ukraine could have been deliberate

The recent killing of Russian journalists in Ukraine as a result of mortar shelling could have been deliberate, Russia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, said at a UN Security Council meeting on Tuesday.

Churkin: Russia Doesn't Support Imposing Embargo on Supplying Weapons to Syria

Russia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin said that Russia doesn't support the idea of imposing an embargo on supplying weapons to Syria because it doesn't see how it can be applied on the armed opposition.

Russia Today office in Ramallah raided by Israeli forces

Israeli forces have raided a building in Ramallah where the offices of several media outlets, including RT’s Arabic channel, are located.

RT office in Ramallah raided by Israeli forces

Ukraine railroad blown up, Russian train derails

Railroad tracks in Ukraine’s Donetsk Region have been blown up as a freight train belonging to Russian Railways was passing by. Fourteen freight cars were derailed, with Russian Railways employees on the train avoiding injuries.

More than 80 Ukrainian border guards cross into to Russia

More than 80 Ukrainian border guards crossed to Russia after an attack on Ukraine’s Izvarino checkpoint overnight. Two of them were wounded, the head of the Rostov regional border guard department, Vasily Malayev, told Itar-Tass.

Bus carrying children comes under fire on Ukrainian-Russian border

A bus carrying children had come under fire on the Ukrainian-Russian border, Russian presidential commissioner for children's rights Pavel Astakhov said.

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