- Crimean Parliament Sends OSCE Invitation To Monitor Referendum
Crimea's parliament has sent the OSCE an invitation to monitor the March 16 referendum -- dismissed as illegitimate by Kyiv and Western leaders -- on seceding from Ukraine and joining the Russian Federation.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:15:16 +0000.
- Russia sanctions 'possible in days'
David Cameron promises the UK will not ignore Russia's incursion into Crimea, with sanctions possible "within days".
BBC News. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:11:06 GMT.
- A "Credible Threat" Approach to Long Run Deterrence of Russian-European Hegemony
The recent occupation of Crimea in Ukraine by Russian military forces has been viewed by most as an outright violation of Ukrainian sovereignty. ...
By Baker Institute. Forbes. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:49:00 GMT.
- Russia to make proposals to solve Ukraine crisis: Lavrov
Russia is to make a series of counter-proposals to resolve the crisis in neighbouring Ukraine, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday, in response to a document sent by Washington.
Hurriyet. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:48:00 +0200.
- Russia Beer Market Insights 2013
LONDON, March 10, 2014 -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Russia Beer Market Insights 2013 Product SynopsisA detailed market research report on the Russia beer industry. Researched and published by Canadean. ...
PR Newswire. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:32:00 EDT.
- Crimean Tatars fear return of Russian rule
The arrival of Russian troops in Crimea has opened old wounds among the Crimean Tatars, who were deported during World War II. ...
Miami Herald. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:20 EDT.
- EU Puts Russia Gas Pipeline Talks on Hold
Political talks between EU officials and Russia on its South Stream gas pipeline to bypass Ukraine are on hold, while Gazprom's access to another vital link has stalled for technical reasons, the European Commission said on Monday. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:35:26 -0400.
- US-Russian Space Station Crew Returns to Earth Tonight: Watch It Live
An American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts will return to Earth tonight aboard a Soyuz space capsule tonight (March 10) after more than five months in orbit, and you can watch their landing live online.
Yahoo. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:17:54 -0400.
- Putin Critic Floats Scotland Option for Crimea
Scottish-style devolution could be the best solution for the crisis in Crimea, a former Russian oligarch and critic of President Vladimir Putin told an audience in Ukraine on Monday. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:10:02 -0400.
- Ukraine gripped by rival rallies
Tens of thousands of people across Ukraine hold rival pro-unity and pro-Russian rallies, as Moscow continues to strengthen its grip on Crimea.
BBC News. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 07:31:51 GMT.
Facts About Russia
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Europe and northern Asia. Russia is governed by a President, a
Premier, and a bicameral Federal Assembly. Its capital city is
Moscow, and its national currency is the Rouble. Russian is the
primary language used by Russians, and in 2007, Russia's estimated
population was 141,378,000.
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