Russian warships fire cruise missiles into Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria - Russian warships in the Caspian Sea...The Observatory said 37 Russian air raids hit on Wednesday...immediately clear if the pilots were Russians or Syrians, and Assad's air force has Russian-made helicopters.Although...
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Sports on TV for Oct. 9

AUTO RACING3 a.m., NBCSN - Formula One: Russian Grand Prix, Practice, at Sochi, Russia11:30 a.m., NBCSN - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Practice, at Concord, N.C.12...
Probe: Nuke smugglers sought out terrorist buyers

...past five years by gangs with suspected Russian connections that sought to sell radioactive...organizations, some with ties to the Russian KGB's successor agency, are driving...investigation of a group led by a shadowy Russian named Alexandr Agheenco, "the colonel...
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NATO denounces Russia for violating Turkish airspace

...a NATO member, mentioned only one Russian intrusion over the weekend, but the military alliance said a second Russian jet also violated Turkish airspace...highlight the potential for clashes between Russian and allied forces in the increasingly...
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My Turn: The Alexander Archipelago Wolf

...Twenty-two, including the Daily News' editor, didn't know.Archipelago means "lots of islands." "Alexander" was a Russian Tsar.The Alaska Statehood Act gave the U.S. government land ownership of Southeast Alaska. Today a bloated U.S. Forest...
My Turn: Seward's statue, scars and all

...recently, concerning the statue they are commissioning to celebrate the upcoming 150th anniversary of the U.S. purchase of Russian interests in Alaska. The statue will stand prominently in the downtown Juneau courthouse plaza just across the street from...
Russia begins airstrikes, West disputes targets

...against the militants, and the Russian Defense Ministry said its warplanes...Secretary Ash Carter also said the Russians appeared to have targeted areas...Islamic State group.He said the Russians should not be supporting the...Lavrov dismissed charges that Russian airstrikes in Syria targeted...
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Artifacts found may be related to Russian shipwreck

...turned up new evidence that may relate to a Russian shipwreck more than 200 years ago.The Neva was a Russian-American Company frigate that 1997-98 that turned up thousands of Russian era artifacts. At that time McMahan was...
Obama, Putin clash on Syria's future

UNITED NATIONS - U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin sharply disagreed Monday over the chaos in Syria, with Obama urging a political transition to replace...
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Obama says fight against Islamic State will take time

...terrorism has been complicated by a Russian military buildup in Syria in support of President Bashar Assad. Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested Monday...Damascus.Obama and Putin are at odds over Russian involvement because Washington has said...
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