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Obama warns Russia of ‘costs’ for intervention in Ukraine – Reuters

ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama warned Russia on Friday that military intervention in Ukraine would lead to “costs,” as tension with old foe President Vladimir Putin rose in a Cold War-style crisis. “We are now deeply concerned by reports …Russia Warned Over Unrest in Ukraine’s Crimea RegionWall Street JournalObama warns Russia against Ukraine intervention, […]

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For US and Russia Olympians, the Cold War is ancient history – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesSOCHI, Russia — The conversation was short, limited to basic words and gestures. But the two bobsledders — one Russian, one American — understood each other. “Was good?” Alexander Kasjanov asked, pointing toward the track at the Sanki Sliding …Eyes on ice with big hockey clash, US speed skaters’ suit switchReutersSochi 2014 Winter […]

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Chris Pine takes over Jack Ryan role in formulaic ‘Shadow Recruit’ – Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressHaving clung to the Russians as go-to villains long after the Cold War thawed, the movies find themselves current again with their favorite archenemy. Cooling Russo-American relations have yielded an opening for the return of Tom Clancy’s CIA analyst just …Chris Pine & Keira Knightley: ‘Jack Ryan’ Hollywood Premiere!Just JaredChris Pine kisses stunning […]

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Indian Diplomat Leaves US After Indictment in Maid Case – TIME

TIMEIndian diplomat Devyani Khobragade left the United States after being indicted on Thursday by a federal grand jury on counts of visa fraud and making false statements. After weeks of escalating tensions between India and the U.S. over Khobragade’s Dec.Indian diplomat indicted in United States on her way homeCNNIndian reaction to diplomat’s arrest: Mix of […]

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Foreign policy expert: Release of Russia punk rock group is publicity stunt – Fox News

Fox NewsThe release of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent critics in recent days is a move to enhance his image overseas, according to foreign policy expert Colonel Cedric Leighton. Two members of Russian punk protest band Pussy Riot and former …Khodorkovsky: 36 hours of freedom, no firm plans but won’t look for powerMiamiHerald.comPutin frees […]

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Russia slaps EU overreaction to Ukrainian U-turn – Xinhua

XinhuaMOSCOW, Dec. 14 (Xinhua) — The European Union (EU)’s reaction towards Ukraine’s suspension to sign an integration deal with it was “bordering on hysteria,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Saturday. After studying the agreement and finding …Russia’s Nemtsov Barred From Entering UkraineRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyWhy Ukraine debate has Cold War echoesCNN (blog)Russia cries foul over Western embrace […]