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  • Leaders OK plan for Russia aid delivery to eastern Ukraine

    Leaders OK plan for Russia aid delivery to eastern Ukraine
    The presidents of Russia and Ukraine announced agreement Monday on a plan to get aid to civilians trapped in embattled eastern Ukraine after Moscow agreed to submit to International Committee of the Red Cross oversight and the participation of Western...
  • Chevy teases new Niva concept for Moscow debut

     
    Filed under: Concept Cars, Budget, SUV, Chevrolet, Misc. Auto Shows, Russia, Off-Road It's not every day that a new Niva comes along. Lada has, after all, been producing its version since 1977, and through a joint venture between AvtoVaz and General...
  • What's left on the menu? Russian restaurateurs wrangle with food ban

    What's left on the menu? Russian restaurateurs wrangle with food ban
    Moscow's sweeping sanctions on European food have sent Russian restaurateurs, retail chains and food producers scrambling for alternative supplies and bracing for Soviet-style shortages. The tit for tat trade restrictions - a response to U.S. and EU...
  • Ex-world chess champion Kasparov fails in bid for top FIDE post

    Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov failed Monday to unseat an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin as head of the World Chess Federation. The 110-61 defeat of Kasparov, now a human rights activist and opposition leader living in exile, was...
  • History man Al Stewart digs deep for musical "time passages"

    By Nigel Stephenson CROPREDY, England, Aug 11 (Reuters) - As Al Stewart tells it, every singer starts off writing love songs - but a "disastrous" affair made his efforts so downbeat one reviewer suggested he give it a miss. So Scottish born Stewart, who...
  • Russians won't miss Western delicacies

    Russians won't miss Western delicacies
    Goodbye, Roquefort cheese, feta, prosciutto and jamon. So long, German raspberry jam, U.S.-made Planters nut mixes, Norwegian salmon and Faroese shrimp. In his efforts to hit back at the West, President Vladimir Putin is depriving Russians of the...
  • Bill Nelson fears Russian invasion of Ukraine

    Bill Nelson fears Russian invasion of Ukraine
    Russian President Vladimir Putin's offer to send humanitarian aid to war-torn Ukraine is "a guise to invade," U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson warned on Monday. With thousands of Russian troops massing the border, the Florida Democrat is headed to the region...
  • Putin ally who made 'aliens' claim keeps world chess role

    OSLO (Reuters) - A protegee of Vladimir Putin who claims to have been abducted by aliens was easily re-elected to head the World Chess Federation on Monday, defeating one of the Russian president's harshest critics. In a vote disputed even before the...
  • Holocaust survivor Ray Gawendo honored at birthday party

    The Temple Beth Israel Preservation Society hosted a birthday party for 99-year-old Ray Gawendo on Aug. 10. But according to her son Evert, she has papers to prove she was born in 1914, 1918 and 1919 as well. That's because Gawendo lived through one of...
  • Is Russian army again set to invade Ukraine?

    We often hear pundits paraphrase the famous Santayana's war reference: "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." Exactly 100 years ago last week, the colossal Russian Imperial Army was massing to advance west, igniting the war that...
  • Tragedy Has Come Close To Many WNBA Players Overseas

    The WNBA players who do not participate in the playoffs or have USA Basketball obligations can head overseas almost immediately after the WNBA season ends in early October. There are six teams in the Israeli pro league. Last season, Renee Montgomery,...