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  • Russia revises military doctrine to name NATO as chief threat

    Russia revises military doctrine to name NATO as chief threat
    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday signed into law a new defense doctrine that identifies NATO as the chief threat to Russian security and claims the right to use nuclear weapons to counter any aggression that "threatens the very existence" of...
  • New Russian military doctrine says NATO top threat

    New Russian military doctrine says NATO top threat
    Russia identified NATO as the nation's No. 1 military threat and raised the possibility of a broader use of precision conventional weapons to deter foreign aggression under a new military doctrine signed by President Vladimir Putin on Friday. NATO...
  • President Obama aging only as fast as the rest of us, researcher finds

    President Obama aging only as fast as the rest of us, researcher finds
    It's arguably his most well-worn joke. President Obama loves to thank supporters who knew him when his hair was more pepper than salt. His driver's license photo is the evidence, he joked at a polling booth this fall. Sometimes he blames his daughters....
  • Dave Barry 2014 year in review

    It was a year of mysteries. To list some of the more baffling ones: A huge airliner simply vanished, and to this day nobody has any idea what happened to it, despite literally thousands of hours of intensive speculation on CNN. Millions of Americans...
  • Special Report - Crunch time: As sanctions bite, Putin ally gets into apples

    As U.S. and European sanctions piled pressure on Russia earlier this year, the Kremlin hit back with an unusual weapon: apples. From Aug. 7 Russia banned imports of fruit from various countries that supported sanctions, including Poland, which has been a...
  • 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...