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Fresh sanctions will freeze big foreign oil projects in Russia

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By Olesya Astakhova, Katya Golubkova and Vladimir Soldatkin

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Fresh sanctions will freeze big foreign oil projects in Russia 14 Sep 2014

By Olesya Astakhova, Katya Golubkova and Vladimir Soldatkin

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Fresh sanctions will freeze big foreign oil projects in Russia 14 Sep 2014

By Olesya Astakhova, Katya Golubkova and Vladimir Soldatkin

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Fresh sanctions will freeze big foreign oil projects in Russia 14 Sep 2014

By Olesya Astakhova, Katya Golubkova and Vladimir Soldatkin

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U.S. intensifies sanctions on Russia over Ukraine 13 Sep 2014

WASHINGTON - The United States hit Russia's largest bank, a major arms maker and arctic, deepwater and shale exploration by its biggest oil companies with new sanctions on Friday to punish Moscow for its intervention in Ukraine. | Video

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U.S. intensifies sanctions on Russia over Ukraine 12 Sep 2014

WASHINGTON - The United States hit Russia's largest bank, a major arms maker and arctic, deepwater and shale exploration by its biggest oil companies with new sanctions on Friday to punish Moscow for its intervention in Ukraine.

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U.S. intensifies sanctions on Russia over Ukraine 12 Sep 2014

WASHINGTON - The United States hit Russia's largest bank, a major arms maker and arctic, deepwater and shale exploration by its biggest oil companies with new sanctions on Friday to punish Moscow for its intervention in Ukraine. | Video

U.S. steps up sanctions on Russia over Ukraine 12 Sep 2014

WASHINGTON - The United States hit Russia's largest bank, a major arms maker and arctic, deepwater and shale exploration by its biggest oil companies with new sanctions on Friday to punish Moscow for intervening in Ukraine.

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Warmer air caused ice shelf collapse off Antarctica 11 Sep 2014

OSLO, Sept 11 - Warmer air triggered the collapse of a huge ice shelf off Antarctica in 2002, according to a report on Thursday that may help scientists predict future break-ups around the frozen continent.

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U.S., EU ready new sanctions to stop oil exploration in Russia 11 Sep 2014

WASHINGTON - The United States and European Union plan to stop billions of dollars in oil exploration in Russia by the world's largest energy companies including Exxon Mobil Corp and BP Plc, U.S. government sources said.

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U.S. general says cannot rule out larger ground role in Iraq

WASHINGTON - The most senior U.S. military officer raised the possibility on Tuesday that American troops might need to take on a larger role in Iraq's ground war against Islamic State militants, but the White House stressed they would not deploy on a combat mission.