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U.S., NATO Look to Combat an Aggressive Russia
U.S. News & World Report
The specter of Russia to the east will hang over a Tuesday ceremony in which Carter will oversee the change of command for U.S. European Command, based here in Germany. Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti will take over the post from Air Force Gen.
NATO considering thousands of troops near Russia's border
Washington Post

US considering rotational ground force in Eastern Europe to deter Russia
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NATO weighs four battalions in Eastern states to deter Russia: US
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Newsweek


Satire Is Thriving in Russia, While Many Russians Aren't
Newsweek
05_13_RussiaSatire_01 A puppet of Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, whispers to a puppet of former Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov, June 29, 2000 on the set of...

Washington Post


Kerry says talks with Russia seek to separate rival forces in Syria
Washington Post
GENEVA — The United States and Russia are studying possible ways to separate rival forces in Syria, delineating potential “safe zones” for opposition fighters amid renewed violence that has threatened to fully collapse a two-month-old cease-fire attempt.
Russia, US to Coordinate New Steps to End Syria Conflict
Wall Street Journal

"Critical hours" for US push to salvage hope for Syria
CBS News

Russia and the US can deliver peace in Syria
Financial Times


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US Navy chief asks Russia to stop buzzing his ships
CBS News
WASHINGTON -- Russian jets buzzing a U.S. military ship and planes in the Baltics are escalating tension between the two nations, the chief of naval operations sai...


People are apparently upset that we're giving Russia money for rocket engines
Hot Air
Brian Sikma at The Resurgent has some less than cheerful news this week about US plans to continue purchasing rocket engines from Russia for America's space launc...
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New York Times


Europe|Putin Took Credit for the Boom. Now There's a Bust.
New York Times
PIKALEVO, Russia — The factory meeting room where the Russian leader Vladimir V. Putin browbeat one of Russia's richest tycoons in front of cameras from sta...

Business Insider


Putin just made a major change to Russian law enforcement
Business Insider
Russian President Vladimir Putin has just carried out a major reshuffling of the country's law enforcement in attempts to take an even stronger grasp of the coun...

Us Weekly


Wendi Deng Attends Met Gala 2016 After Vladimir Putin Relationship News
Us Weekly
Wendi Deng attends the "Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology" Costume Institute Gala in 2016. Credit: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images. Let's hea...

Newsweek


What's Behind Putin's Shuffle at the Kremlin
Newsweek
Putin is now dealing with challenges that are invisible to the naked eye. The year 2017 will mark the centennial of the Russian Revolution; an occasion too s...

Jalopnik


Vladimir Putin Tells F1's Nico Rosberg Good Job, 'If You Can Call It A Job'
Jalopnik
Things got a bit awkward between Russian autocrat/one-time Formula Something driver Vladimir Putin and Formula One Russian Grand Prix winner Nico Rosberg after today&...

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Russia's richest men:

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Russian Ranking World ranking Name Sources of wealth Net worth
(USD billions)
1 28 Alisher Usmanov steel, telecom, investments 18.1
2 41 Vladimir Lisin steel, investments 15.9
3 45 Alexei Mordashov investments 15.3
4 46 Vladimir Potanin metals 14.5
5 56 Vagit Alekperov LUKoil 13.5
6 57 Mikhail Fridman oil, banking, telecom 13.4
7 58 Mikhail Prokhorov investments 13.2
8 64 Viktor Vekselberg oil, metals 12.4
9 68 Roman Abramovich steel, investments 12.1
10 72 Leonid Mikhelson gas, chemicals 11.9
11 81 Andrey Melnichenko coal, fertilizers 10.8
12 99 Gennady Timchenko oil & gas 9.1
13 100 Dmitry Rybolovlev fertilizer 9
14 104 Oleg Deripaska aluminum, utilities 8.8
15 105 German Khan oil, banking, telecom 8.5
16 110 Iskander Makhmudov mining, metals, machinery 8.2
17 141 Mikhail Gutseriev oil, real estate 6.7
18 141 Alexei Kuzmichev oil, banking, telecom 6.7
19 146 Leonid Fedun Lukoil 6.5
20 146 Suleiman Kerimov investments 6.5
The above is a Forbes list of Russian billionaires. It is based on an annual assessment of wealth and assets compiled and published by Forbes magazine on March 10, 2012. Russia had 95 billionaires in 2012.


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