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Tsarnaev aunt reveals further details about visit to Dagestan

theguardian.com — As attention focuses on Tamerlan Tsarnaev's 6-month visit to Russia's restive Caucasus region, an aunt said that - contrary to previous reports - he did not come to Dagestan in order to visit his father. Tsarnaev left the United States in January 2012 and arrived in Dagestan around March, Patimat Suleimanova said.

Russian Oligarchs Try Cultural Diplomacy In New York

buzzfeed.com — NEW YORK - More than $20 billion worth of Russian money gathered under the high ceilings of New York's Neue Galerie on Monday evening to open a new exhibit featuring the private collection of one of the country's top bankers - and to promote the new oil company he has just taken part in founding.

Maradona and Liverpool greats play exhibition match for Chechen leader

theguardian.com — As night fell on the Chechen capital, the roars reached a fever pitch. A helicopter hovered overhead. Snipers readied their sights. Ten years ago these would have been signs of war. Last night, they indicated that the former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler and the legendary Argentine captain Diego Maradona were in town for a game of football.

Le mystérieux journaliste new-yorkais qui calomnie toujours les ennemis du Kremlin

buzzfeed.com — L'hebdomadaire new-yorkais le New York Observer soutient un de ses journalistes qui a écrit plus d'une douzaine d'articles avec un clair penchant pro-Kremlin. Son plus récent article n'est pas sourcé et attribue la mort du leader de l'opposition Boris Nemtsov à sa vie amoureuse.

New York Observer Stands By Journalist Who Smeared Kremlin Foes

buzzfeed.com — The New York Observer is standing by a reporter who has written more than a dozen articles for the outlet with a slavishly pro-Kremlin bent, the most recent a story with no sources that blames the murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov on his love life.

The Death Of Boris Nemtsov

buzzfeed.com — It was sweltering summer day in July 2013 and dozens of reporters were pushing and shoving to get into a tiny courthouse in the provincial Russian city of Kirov. Boris Nemtsov rocked up, tall and tan, his light shirt unbuttoned one button too many, as was his customary style.

15 Things I Learned About How To Survive The Cold Russian Winter

buzzfeed.com — Igor Sokalski/Igor Sokalski 15. Just remember that drinking excessively while cold can lead to horrible - and deadly - results. Don't wind up like these Russians. It's cold. Be careful out there. Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

13 Men Share What It's Like To Be A Man At Davos

Russian Elite Warns Of War With The U.S

buzzfeed.com — DAVOS, Switzerland - The head of a leading Kremlin-owned bank warned on Friday that further banking sanctions would lead Russia and the U.S. to the "brink of war." Andrei Kostin, the head of VTB, reacted angrily when asked what the consequences would be if Russia were excluded from the Swift banking system, a secure means of moving money across borders.

Egypt's Sisi Given Free Pass On Rights Crackdown At Global Forum

buzzfeed.com — DAVOS, Switzerland - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi was given a grand stage on Thursday from which to position his country as a force for stability as the West grows increasingly concerned about Islamist extremism. Speaking to the World Economic Forum, Sisi presented himself as the voice of the Egyptian people, winning a standing ovation from many attendees at the end of his speech.
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May 20, 2015

Off to ~Rome~ on this thing they call a ~vacation.~ Ciao. pic.twitter.com/OdKlGDJZtu

May 20, 2015

@jeff_kaye @RosieGray Right—because the technique was used, entire program is called a mind control program. That not it's official name.

May 20, 2015

RT @maxseddon: Faced with Russia sanctions, Cisco altered sales records and booked deals under a fake name. Big @AramRoston story: buzzfeed.com/aramroston/aft…

May 20, 2015

@jeff_kaye @RosieGray It's not meant to discredit anyone, it's not a value judgment. It's meant to say that's what people call it.

May 20, 2015

@emptywheel @MUSEbeauty98789 @RosieGray @jeff_kaye "so-called" isn't a value judgment — it's a way to say that's what people call it.

May 20, 2015

US gov released info on books after Seymour Hersh raised new questions on bin Laden raid and what it found there buzzfeed.com/rosiegray/us-r…

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