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European migrant crisis

Syrians crossing into Norway via its Arctic border with Russia, Norwegian police say - @PatrickKingsley

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Kamchatka Krai, Russia

Earthquake: M 4.6 - 114km E of Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia

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Russia

Photo: Russian Proton-M carrier rocket was successfully launched for 1st time since May accident, officials say - @fka_roscosmos via @XHNews

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European migrant crisis

Hungarian police say 21 suspected human traffickers arrested in Budapest: 16 Romanians, 2 Syrians, 2 Hungarians 1 Russian - @AP

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

7 Ukraine servicemen killed, 13 wounded in the past 24 hours in fighting with pro-Russian separatists, Ukrainian military says - @Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Russian foreign ministry says it has received no indications from Brussels that the EU is prepared for gradual lifting of sanctions - Interfax

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists agree to strive for full ceasefire from Sept. 1, OSCE says - @Reuters

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Gibraltar

Submarine from Russia's Black Sea fleet passes Gibraltar, enters Mediterranean - interfax

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tech

Online firestorm prompts Russia to quickly remove Wikipedia from list of banned websites - @AP

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basketball

Ex-NBA star Andrei Kirilenko elected president of Russian Basketball Federation - @SI_Wire

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Photo: People protest in front of Russian embassy in Kiev, demanding freedom for Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov and activist Alexander Kolchenko - @maxfdn

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Russia

Over 1,000 servicemen to practice combat tracking in Arctic, Russia says - Interfax

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Russia

Russian and Chinese forces holding anti-terror operation as part of joint drills in Russia's far east - Interfax

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Russia

Russia fined $115,000 for snubbing Canada's anthem at world hockey championships - @TorontoStar

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Kamchatka Krai, Russia

Earthquake: M 5.0 - 113km E of Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Ukraine's President Poroshenko thinks threat of direct invasion deep into Ukraine remains - Interfax

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China

Russia, China kick off active phase of Sea of Japan naval drills - @RT_com

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Russia

Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev on Japan's protest over his visit to 1 of 4 Pacific islands it also claims: 'We want to be friends with Japan, Japan is our neighbor ... but this has nothing to do with the Kuril Islands which are part of Russia and of a Russian region called the Sakhalin region... This is how it is and how it will be' - @RT_com

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Japan

Japan protests Russian PM Medvedev's visit to 1 of 4 Pacific islands it also claims - @Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Russian court turns down appeal to shift trial of Ukrainian helicopter pilot to Moscow, her lawyer says - @AFP

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