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  • Good riddance! What Patt Morrison won't miss from 2014

    Sometimes, you just cannot ditch the year fast enough. It’s a relief to bid "adieu" to some of 2014’s miserably low moments and people and things, and because I can, I’m throwing in a few others that I’d like to nudge closer to...
  • No military solution to Ukraine conflict, country's president concedes

    No military solution to Ukraine conflict, country's president concedes
    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko conceded Monday that his forces are unable to militarily defeat separatists backed by Russian mercenaries and armaments, and he called for a new attempt at negotiating an end to the fighting at an international...
  • As oil falls, Russia choked by military, social spending

    Russian authorities are facing some unpalatable options as they try to keep the economy afloat - unless they can persuade President Vladimir Putin to curb massive military spending. Officials fear that without limiting the defense budget, the...
  • Filmmakers see a bigger message in Russia's 'Leviathan'

    The Russian film "Leviathan" is the story of a man fighting to save his home, his livelihood, his family, his dignity and his life, building a sweep and scope that is at once personal and epic. Its dense combination of inspirations may include the...
  • Russian ruble resumes recovery as exporters seen selling dollars

    The Russian rouble staged an uncertain recovery on Tuesday as traders saw modest foreign-currency sales on the final day of trading before the New Year holidays. At 7.30 a.m., the rouble was around 2.6 percent stronger against the dollar at 56.81...
  • Special Report: For many Russians, a growing list of problems – but not with Putin

    On her third day in a new position at Russian Railways, Elena Kachalina heard a man die. She didn't see the train hit him as he tried to cross the tracks at Saltykovskaya, a station in the heavily populated Moscow suburb of Balashikha, but she heard the...
  • Low oil prices sink Putin

    Low oil prices sink Putin
    A funny thing happened on the way to Vladimir Putin running strategic laps around the West. Russia's economy imploded. The latest news is that Russia's central bank raised interest rates from 10.5 to 17 percent at an emergency meeting in an attempt to...
  • Russia threatens to halt cooperation with U.S. on Iran, Syria

    Russia warned Tuesday that it may halt cooperation with the United States on Iran and Syria in response to a continuing stream of U.S. sanctions. One day after the Obama administration announced its latest penalties, the Russian Foreign Ministry...
  • In bold display, thousands in Russia protest Alexei Navalny sentence

    Thousands of opposition supporters defied freezing temperatures and a ban on protests Tuesday night to condemn the fraud conviction of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny in the boldest display in years of discontent with the leadership of President Vladimir...
  • Sony reality is stranger than fiction

    Sony reality is stranger than fiction
    A writer seeking profound pronouncements for a year-end column is likely instead to find herself awash in punch lines. Life isn't a comedy. It's a joke. Hey, did you hear the one about North Korea hacking Sony and threatening to blow up movie theaters...
  • Billy Graham makes Most Admired list for 58th time

    For a record 58th time, evangelist Billy Graham has made the Gallup Poll's annual list of the men Americans most admire. The 96-year-old Graham, who rarely leaves his North Carolina home anymore, tied with former President George W. Bush at No. 4 in...