Thunder Mountain High School student recognition

...was nominated by Janna LelchukLelchuk write: "Great work in Russian - always doing work, helping others, and simply and very...everyone in class! Recently Logan won a silver medal in National Russian Essay contest - way to go, Logan!!!"Sophomore Kayli Backes...
Alaska Historical Commission awards grants

...Port Chilkoot, Fort Seward barracks interpretive signs. ? Russian Orthodox Sacred Sites in Alaska, St. Nicholas Church in Juneau...Sitka Historical Society & Sitka National Historical Park, Russian America conference proceedings publication.? Alaska Historical...
2014 Alaska Folk Festival schedule

...and Scott (Newport, Ore.). C. Scott Fry, Mark Bush.8 p.m., Costa's Second Line Jamboree. Collette Costa, The Russian, Bobby Bangy, Jack Never Liked It, Rainbow F, The Bass Player, Clay Tit-Fer Real Good, & The Mardi Gras Brass: Doug...
Putin thanks Paralympics for eschewing political divide

SOCHI, Russia - Russian President Vladimir Putin maintained on Thursday that Moscow did not...with advanced heavy weaponry, are being transported by vehicles with Russian license plates.Despite Ukraine claiming its sovereignty and territorial...
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Opinion: Trust on the road less traveled

...President Barack Obama's response to Syria's alleged use of chemical weapons last fall displayed weakness that emboldened Russian President Vladimir to move military forces into Crimea. Sens. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H...
Russian Sotnikova wins gold, Kim silver

...much-heralded Lipnitskaia was stumbling in Sochi, Sotnikova soared. When she won the free skate, she further confirmed Russian command of the sport."This is the happiest day in my life," Sotnikova said. "I simply stepped on the ice today and realized...
Tompkins ready to race amid Russian political tensions

...and other potential consequences to persuade Russia to reverse course in Ukraine.Vice President Joe Biden spoke Monday to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. The White House said Biden urged Russia to pull back its forces and made clear that Russia...
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Russian amnesty vote a cherry on Putin's year

MOSCOW - It has been a good week for Russian President Vladimir Putin - at the end...which Putin will host in February. Russian officials have been working for months...disabilities or who served in hot spots with the Russian military.Pussy Riot members Nadezhda...
Joe Tompkins' Paralympics journey ends with training injury a waiting ambulance and driven to a Russian hospital near Sochi.After two days the...rushed to his side. He was stabilized at a Russian hospital with a severe concussion...break anything. I totally got a ride in a Russian helicopter, though!"Tompkins plans...
Alaska Science Forum: On the track of the wolverine

...wolverine has a Latin name, Gulo gulo, that means "glutton." The Koyukon Indians have a better name, "doyon," from the Russian "toyon," which means chief or great man. The few biologists who have studied wolverines in Alaska say they are exceptional...


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