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President Barack Obama (Getty Images/Handout)

Obama Notes Split Over Syria Attack

Obama told reporters at the end of a two-day Group of 20 economic summit that he and other leaders had a “full airing of views on the issue” and there was a growing recognition that “the world cannot stand idly by.”

09/06/2013

Russian President Vladimir Putin visits the Ice Cube Curling Centre during his tour of the Olympic venues in the Black Sea city of Sochi on February 7, 2013. (Photo by SERGEI KARPUKHIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Putin Offers Assurances On Gay Rights At Sochi Olympics

President Vladimir Putin sought to ease concerns that Russia’s new anti-gay law would be used to punish athletes who display rainbow flags during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, while insisting that gays are not discriminated against in his country.

09/04/2013

Russian President Vladimir Putin (Photo by Juan Carlos Munoz/Getty Images)

Russia Will Enforce Anti-Gay Law During 2014 Olympics In Sochi

The IOC said last week that it had received assurances “from the highest level of government in Russia that the legislation will not affect those attending or taking part in the games.”

08/01/2013

Vladimir Putin (credit: JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Vladimir Putin: I Didn’t Steal Patriots Owner’s Super Bowl Ring

Putin is denying insinuations that he stole Robert Kraft’s Super Bowl ring that’s on display in the Kremlin, but says he’s ready to buy him another ring as a gift.

06/17/2013

Ilya Kovalchuk (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Devils’ Kovalchuk Cutting KHL Stay Short; Damage Already Done

Ilya Kovalchuk’s desire to remain in the KHL must have burned Lou Lamoriello and the Devils up.

01/11/2013

Robert and Kim Summers are pleading for the Russian government to reconsider the ban. (credit: CBS 2)

Russian Adoption Ban Devastates N.J. Family Trying To Bring Orphan To U.S.

For two years, Robert and Kim Summers have been trying to bring a Russian child to their Freehold home and recently were matched with a little boy whom they have already named.

12/28/2012

A woman named Anna rallies in Times Square in support of the group Pussy Riot August 17, 2012. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages)

New Yorkers Rally In Support Of Russian Punk Band Found Guilty For Stunt Against Putin

At least six people were arrested Friday at a Manhattan rally on the Upper East Side following the verdict and sentence.

08/17/2012

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Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Wants To Buy Russia Media Holding

It seems Prokhorov has made another, albeit less important decision.

WFAN–12/14/2011

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Nets Owner Prokhorov To Challenge Putin In Russian Presidential Election

Mikhail Prokhorov: Nets owner, billionaire tycoon and… Russian presidential candidate?

WFAN–12/12/2011

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Plane Carrying KHL’s Lokomotiv Crashes; Ex-NHL Locals Among 43 Confirmed Dead

A jet carrying a top KHL team crashed while taking off Wednesday in western Russia, killing 43 people. Four names familiar to New York hockey fans were employed by Lokomotiv, and the team has confirmed that their entire main roster was on the Yak-42.

WFAN–09/07/2011

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