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    Russia’s Stunt-loving Putin Rides to Bottom of Black Sea
    Aug18

    Russia’s Stunt-loving Putin Rides to Bottom of Black Sea

    Another summer, another trip to the bottom of a sea for Russia’s adventure-loving president.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 – the peninsula annexed… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Fighting Eases as Putin Blames Kyiv for Hostilities
    Aug18

    Ukraine Fighting Eases as Putin Blames Kyiv for Hostilities

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine between government troops and Russia-backed rebels eased Tuesday as Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed Kyiv for a week of intense clashes that threatened to unravel a shaky cease-fire. Putin, on a visit to Russia-annexed Crimea, claimed Ukrainian troops and hardware are massing in the southeast. Russian media...

    Russian Police Bust a Criminal Cheese Ring
    Aug18

    Russian Police Bust a Criminal Cheese Ring

    Illegally imported packages of ham and cheese are seized at Pulkovo airport in St. Petersburg, Russia. (Reuters) Russian police busted a criminal cheese gang and seized $30 million of contraband cheddar. Six people in Moscow have been arrested for smuggling in foreign rennet, an ingredient used for cheese production that’s banned under...

    Putin’s War: Pro-Russians Fire Rockets and Shells into Mariupol
    Aug18

    Putin’s War: Pro-Russians Fire Rockets and Shells into Mariupol

    Thunderstorms hovering over the Sea of Azov caught the setting sun, turning orange and then pink. A cool end-of-day breeze kicked up. Later on Sunday night, August 16, in downtown Mariupol when the artillery started, the booms and flashing lights over the rooftops looked like lightning and sounded like thunder. To the trained ear, however, the...

    Putin presents tourism and development proposals in 3-day visit to Crimea
    Aug18

    Putin presents tourism and development proposals in 3-day visit to Crimea

    Jared M. FeldschreiberYALTA, Ukraine, Aug. 18 (UPI) — President Putin called for the recognition of the historical and spiritual origins of Crimea while speaking at a meeting on promoting tourism. …read more Source: United Press...

    Vladimir Putin embarks on an undersea treasure hunt
    Aug18

    Vladimir Putin embarks on an undersea treasure hunt

    Russian President Vladimir Putin took a bathyscaphe — a self-propelled bubble-shaped submarine — deep into the Black Sea on Tuesday to view remnants of a Byzantine-era shipwreck discovered just off the coast of Crimea. Putin was photographed lowering himself into the “C-Explorer” submersible alongside members of the Russian...

    A Stasis in Europe
    Aug18

    A Stasis in Europe

    Today Europe is adrift, its politics mired in a reactive mode—a political stasis that at times looks more like “anticipatory paralysis” than leadership and governance. Its exhausted elites seem unable to offer much beyond crisis management. And with key elections in Europe upcoming, including a referendum in the United Kingdom slated for 2017 (as...

    Stunt-loving Putin rides to the bottom of the Black Sea
    Aug18

    Stunt-loving Putin rides to the bottom of the Black Sea

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken a small submersible craft down to the bottom of the Black Sea to see an ancient ship recently discovered off the coast of Crimea. …read more Source: CNS...

    Stunt-loving Vladimir Putin rides to the bottom of the Black Sea
    Aug18

    Stunt-loving Vladimir Putin rides to the bottom of the Black Sea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken a small submersible craft down to the bottom of the Black Sea to see an ancient ship recently discovered off the coast of Crimea. …read more Source: Global...

    Putin shows his love for stunts by riding to the bottom of the Black Sea to see ancient ship
    Aug18

    Putin shows his love for stunts by riding to the bottom of the Black Sea to see ancient ship

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken a small submersible craft down to the bottom of the Black Sea to see an ancient ship recently discovered off the coast of Crimea. …read more Source: FOX...