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Russian theater director Lyubimov dies at 97

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian theater director Yuri Lyubimov, who was stripped of his citizenship by the Soviet Union after criticizing its leadership in the foreign press, has died at the age of 97, state media reported. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Exxon winds down Russian Arctic drilling

Oil group has become the biggest casualty of sanctions against Russia, which were broadened to ban US companies providing services or technology Asia homepage

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Russian rouble hits new low on sanctions – BBC News

BBC News Russian rouble hits new low on sanctionsBBC NewsThe Russian rouble has fallen to a new all-time low against the US dollar amid concerns about the effect of sanctions on the country's economy. The rouble fell about 1% to … Continue reading

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Russian authorities raid Ikea office

Furniture retailer confirmed that the Investigative Committee – Moscow’s equivalent of the FBI – had conducted a search of premises in Khimki, to the northwest of capital Asia homepage

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German Growth Prospects – The ECB And Russian Gas

By Colin Lloyd: Last week I started researching the risks to German growth of a gas embargo by Russia. This could become a reality if the geo-political situation in the Ukraine should deteriorate further. Before I could put pen to … Continue reading

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Ukraine says most Russian troops have moved back across border – The Guardian

The Guardian Ukraine says most Russian troops have moved back across borderThe GuardianUkraine's President Petro Poroshenko (r) speaks with the prime minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, during a televised cabinet meeting in Kiev. Photograph: Andrew Kravchenko/AFP/Getty Images. Kiev says Russia has now … Continue reading

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Nato to announce 4000-strong rapid reaction force to counter Russian threat – The Guardian

The Guardian Nato to announce 4000-strong rapid reaction force to counter Russian threatThe GuardianNato secretary general Anders Fogh Rasmussen, right, and UK prime minister David Cameron at the Celtic Manor hotel in Newport, south Wales. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/PA. The UK … Continue reading

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EU sanctions to target Russian oil groups

Rosneft and other big Russian oil groups will be barred from raising new funds in the EU’s capital markets under fresh sanctions Asia homepage

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EU plans to target Russian oil groups with new sanctions – Financial Times

TIME EU plans to target Russian oil groups with new sanctionsFinancial TimesThe EU is preparing to bar Russia's state-controlled oil companies from raising funds on European capital markets, a significant expansion of the bloc's economic sanctions that would hit some … Continue reading

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Ukraine: ’3000 Russian Troops In Country’ – Sky News

Telegraph.co.uk Ukraine: '3000 Russian Troops In Country'Sky NewsThe claim comes as Ukraine's president Poroshenko announces he will order a ceasefire at noon tomorrow UK time. 4:44pm UK, Thursday 04 September 2014. Ukraine. Video: '3,000 Russian Troops In Ukraine'. Tweet …Nato summit: … Continue reading

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