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    Russian’s stunt-loving Putin rides to bottom of Black Sea
    Aug19

    Russian’s stunt-loving Putin rides to bottom of Black Sea

    Vladimir Putin climbed into a three-seat submersible craft Tuesday to check out an ancient sunken ship found recently in the Black Sea off the coast of Crimea. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russia hits French chain Auchan with food inspections
    Aug19

    Russia hits French chain Auchan with food inspections

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities are conducting “systematic” inspections at French supermarket chain Auchan following concerns about poor-quality meat, a top consumer rights official said Wednesday.The inspections come at a time of tension between France and Russia over the extension of European Union sanctions and France’s...

    Prosecutors ask 23-year sentence for Crimean filmmaker
    Aug19

    Prosecutors ask 23-year sentence for Crimean filmmaker

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian prosecutors are asking a court to send a Ukrainian filmmaker to prison for 23 years on charges of conspiracy to commit terrorist attacks. …read more Source: CNS...

    Russian Prosecutors Demand 23-Year Sentence For Ukrainian Filmmaker
    Aug19

    Russian Prosecutors Demand 23-Year Sentence For Ukrainian Filmmaker

    Russian prosecutors have asked a court to send a Ukrainian filmmaker to prison for 23 years on charges of conspiracy to commit terrorist attacks. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Action man Putin takes dive in submersible, stirs Ukraine anger
    Aug19

    Action man Putin takes dive in submersible, stirs Ukraine anger

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    Prosecutors Ask 23-Year Sentence for Crimean Filmmaker
    Aug19

    Prosecutors Ask 23-Year Sentence for Crimean Filmmaker

    Russian prosecutors ask for 23 years in jail for Crimean filmmaker in terrorism trial …read more Source: ABC...

    Prosecutors ask 23-year sentence for Crimean filmmaker
    Aug19

    Prosecutors ask 23-year sentence for Crimean filmmaker

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian prosecutors are asking a court to send a Ukrainian filmmaker to prison for 23 years on charges of conspiracy to commit… …read more Source:...

    Saakashvili Trains Alongside Odesa Police
    Aug19

    Saakashvili Trains Alongside Odesa Police

    The governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region, former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, took part in police training exercises led by U.S. instructors in the Black Sea city on August 18. Saakashvili has played a highly public role since taking over as governor in May, mingling with locals and promising to make sweeping changes to stamp out...

    Russia sends Estonian security officer to prison for spying
    Aug19

    Russia sends Estonian security officer to prison for spying

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court on Wednesday sentenced an Estonian security service officer to 15 years in prison for spying in a case that Estonian officials dismissed as revenge for the man’s investigation into a Russian smuggling ring.Estonia says that the officer, Eston Kohver, was abducted by unknown gunmen and taken across the Russian...

    Carlsberg slashes 2015 earnings forecast after Q2 decline
    Aug19

    Carlsberg slashes 2015 earnings forecast after Q2 decline

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish brewer Carlsberg has lowered its full-year earnings forecast after declining beer sales in Russia and Ukraine hurt second-quarter profits.Carlsberg, which had previously forecast single-digit growth in operating profit in 2015, said Wednesday it now expects a slight decline, citing “challenging market...