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    Ukraine calls on France to maintain firm position on issue of anti-Russian sanctions
    Jun09

    Ukraine calls on France to maintain firm position on issue of anti-Russian sanctions

    The Embassy of Ukraine in France calls on the French government to maintain its firm position on the issue of anti-Russian sanctions.”The Senate has adopted a resolution calling for lifting sanctions against Russia. The firm position and the responsibility of the French government are crucial,” the Ukrainian embassy wrote on Twitter.As UNIAN...

    U.S. Navy boosts presence in Mediterranean ahead of NATO summit
    Jun09

    U.S. Navy boosts presence in Mediterranean ahead of NATO summit

    The U.S. military will have two aircraft carriers in the Mediterranean Sea this month ahead of a NATO summit in Warsaw as Washington seeks to balance Russian military activities and accelerate its fight against Islamic State, according to Reuters.The USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier will hand off to the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower when it...

    France`s Senate calls for rollback of anti-Russian sanctions
    Jun09

    France`s Senate calls for rollback of anti-Russian sanctions

    The French Senate, the upper house of France`s Parliament, called on that country`s government on Wednesday for the gradual rollback of economic sanctions introduced by the European Union against Russia, according to the Ukrainian news portal Europeiska Pravda.This decision was passed at an evening meeting after four-hour debates, Europeiska...

    USA TODAY: 4 dead in terrorist attack at Tel Aviv market – Israeli police
    Jun09

    USA TODAY: 4 dead in terrorist attack at Tel Aviv market – Israeli police

    Four people were killed Wednesday in a terrorist attack when two gunmen opened fire in a popular gourmet market in central Tel Aviv, Israeli police said, according to USA TODAY.Five other people were wounded and being treated at a hospital, police said, USA TODAY said.Israeli police spokesman Luba Samari told USA TODAY the two alleged shooters...

    Russian performance artist Pavlensky set free after 6-month detention – RFE/RL
    Jun09

    Russian performance artist Pavlensky set free after 6-month detention – RFE/RL

    Russian performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky has been set free after more than six months in detention over his protest actions, but emerged from a Moscow courtroom warning that political repression remains the basis of the Russian government`s power, according to Radio Free Europe /Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).The Meshchansky district court ordered...

    Reuters: Sharapova banned for two years by ITF
    Jun08

    Reuters: Sharapova banned for two years by ITF

    The career of Russian former world number one Maria Sharapova was in tatters on Wednesday after she was given a two-year ban by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) following her positive test for the banned drug meldonium, according to Reuters.In a statement the ITF said the five-times grand slam champion`s ban would be backdated to January...

    Reuters: Sharapova banned for two years by ITF
    Jun08

    Reuters: Sharapova banned for two years by ITF

    The career of Russian former world number one Maria Sharapova was in tatters on Wednesday after she was given a two-year ban by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) following her positive test for the banned drug meldonium, according to Reuters.In a statement the ITF said the five-times grand slam champion`s ban would be backdated to January...

    Mariupol sector reportedly hottest spot in Donbas on Wednesday
    Jun08

    Mariupol sector reportedly hottest spot in Donbas on Wednesday

    The Mariupol sector is reported to be the hottest spot in Donbas on Wednesday, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters.”The hottest spot today was in the Mariupol sector, where the enemy had been attacking our strongholds near the village of Novotroyitske from 122mm self-propelled artillery systems for...

    Mariupol sector reportedly hottest spot in Donbas on Wednesday
    Jun08

    Mariupol sector reportedly hottest spot in Donbas on Wednesday

    The Mariupol sector is reported to be the hottest spot in Donbas on Wednesday, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters.”The hottest spot today was in the Mariupol sector, where the enemy had been attacking our strongholds near the village of Novotroyitske from 122mm self-propelled artillery systems for...

    Donetsk militants release OSCE SMM driver
    Jun08

    Donetsk militants release OSCE SMM driver

    Militants in the temporarily occupied city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine have released a driver of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM), who was reported missing on Tuesday, June 7, according to an OSCE SMM statement.”The SMM staff member who went missing on 7 June was returned today to the Mission in Donetsk,” reads the statement posted on...

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