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My Turn: Renew your faith

...600 years ago, Americans find themselves under attack from a variety of fronts - their role in the world a matter of debate. Russia's annexation of Crimea, state sponsored terrorism, the rise of ISIS and the nuclear ambitions of Iran all loom, examples...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-25/my-turn-renew-your-faith
Opinion
Educator Spotlight: Janna Lelchuk

...in education for over 35 years. I started in Russia as an English teacher. In 1992, I moved to...important one was a national award from Moscow, Russia in 2012: "Laureate of Artiada of Russia in Literature," for literary creations. It...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-21/educator-spotlight-janna-lelchuk
Neighbors
Today In Sports History for Dec. 17

...49ers.2005 - John Ruiz loses the WBA heavyweight title, dropping a disputed majority decision to 7-foot Nikolay Valuev of Russia in Berlin. Valuev, the first Russian heavyweight champion, also becomes the tallest and heaviest (323 pounds) champion...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-17/today-sports-history-dec-17
Sports
International search and rescue

...remains of the deceased were transported to Russia, Abel said.Between U.S. and South...miles off of Cape Navarin in northeast Russia.The day after the sinking Dec. 1...between the three countries - the U.S., Russia and South Korea - from the get-go...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-11/international-search-and-rescue
Local
Photo: Seward on the move

...are now being packed and moved to the vault in the new State Library, Archives and Museum building. Seward, as Secretary of State for President Abraham Lincoln negotiated to buy Alaska from Russia for a price of $7.2 million in 1867.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-10/photo-seward-move
Local
Regular mail becomes less so in village

...second worker available in Savoonga, located on Saint Lawrence Island 675 miles northwest of Anchorage and just 90 miles from Russia's Cape Chukotskiy.The vacancy has been posted as available and three people have expressed interest in it, according to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-07/regular-mail-becomes-less-so-village
State
Volunteers bring Santa to remote village

...Salvation Army band, and gifts to Shishmaref, located about 600 miles northwest of Anchorage or about 100 miles east from Russia, across the Bering Strait in the Chukchi Sea."There is a lot of need in Shishmaref," school Principal Ralph Watkins said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-10/volunteers-bring-santa-remote-village
State
A century later, mythic thud of ball still heard

...Belgium kicked off a series of events which quickly pit the German and Austro-Hungarian empires against Britain, France, Russia and several allies.Germany swept into most of Belgium and northern France and even threatened Paris before the frontline was...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-11/century-later-mythic-thud-ball-still-h
Sports
US: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine

...show that rockets have been fired from Russia into neighboring eastern Ukraine and that...Obama administration's push to hold Russia accountable for its activities in neighboring...European allies to apply harsher sanctions on Russia.The timing of the memo also could be...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-07-28/us-russia-has-fired-rockets-ukraine
Not For Web
Air Force exercise with Russia canceled

...Force exercise involving the U.S., Canada and Russia was canceled because of Russia's military intervention in Ukraine, a spokesman...a mock hijacked passenger airliner passing from Russia airspace into Alaska's, or vice versa.They...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-12/air-force-exercise-russia-canceled
State

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