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    Football: Russia slash World Cup budget by 30 billion rubles
    Jun22

    Football: Russia slash World Cup budget by 30 billion rubles

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russia have slashed their budget for the 2018 World Cup by almost 30 billion rubles (490 million euros, $560 million), the government said on Monday, without giving a reason.The budget has been cut from 660.6 billion rubles to 631.5 billion rubles, a drop of 4.5 percent.Russia is in the midst of a financial crisis due to...

    EU Extends Russia Sanctions for 6 Months
    Jun22

    EU Extends Russia Sanctions for 6 Months

    European Union foreign ministers formally agreed Monday to extend economic sanctions against Russia for an additional six months in response to the country’s role in neighboring Ukraine. The move … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    EU extends sanctions against Russia by 6 months
    Jun22

    EU extends sanctions against Russia by 6 months

    The European Union on Monday extended economic sanctions against Russia until January to keep pressure on Moscow over the conflict in eastern Ukraine, drawing a rebuke and a warning of retaliation from Russian officials.An EU statement said the decision was taken without debate by the bloc’s foreign ministers at a meeting in Luxembourg, in...

    EU extends economic sanctions against Russia by six months
    Jun22

    EU extends economic sanctions against Russia by six months

    The European Union announced Monday that it has decided to extend economic sanctions against Russia until Jan. 31 of 2016 to ensure it fully implements Ukraine peace accords. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-06/22/c_134346440.htm target=_blank title="EU extends economic sanctions against Russia by...

    NATO head says alliance to more than double size of rapid response force
    Jun22

    NATO head says alliance to more than double size of rapid response force

    BRUSSELS: Nato head Jens Stoltenberg said Monday the alliance will approve plans this week to more than double the size of its rapid response force, having already created a special spearhead unit in the fallout from the Ukraine crisis. “Nato defence ministers … (will) take a decision to further increase the strength and capacity of...

    EU prolongs Russian economic sanctions for six months
    Jun22

    EU prolongs Russian economic sanctions for six months

    EU foreign ministers formally agreed today to prolong to January 2016 damaging economic sanctions against Russia to ensure it fully implements Ukraine peace accords, officials said. “EU has extended economic sanctions against Russia until 31 January 2016, with a view to complete implementation of (the) Minsk agreement,” an EU...

    Moscow powerless to stop Russians from fighting in Ukraine: Security chief
    Jun22

    Moscow powerless to stop Russians from fighting in Ukraine: Security chief

    MOSCOW: The secretary of Russia’s security council said Monday it is impossible to stop Russians from going to fight in Ukraine because they are guided by “emotions.” Nikolai Patrushev, the hawkish former chief of the federal security service (FSB) who currently sits at the helm of President Vladimir Putin’s group of...

    Ukraine crisis: NATO must face Russian aggression together, says US Defense Secretary
    Jun22

    Ukraine crisis: NATO must face Russian aggression together, says US Defense Secretary

    Carter’s stop in Berlin is the first of several in Europe, where a key theme is how the United States, NATO and other partners can best deal with the Kremlin in the wake of Moscow’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region and its military backing of separatists battling Ukraine’s government on the eastern border. (Source:...

    EU extends sanctions against Russia by 6 months
    Jun22

    EU extends sanctions against Russia by 6 months

    The EU has extended economic sanctions against Russia until January to keep pressure on Moscow over the conflict in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: The...

    Crowd funding arms Ukraine against Russia
    Jun22

    Crowd funding arms Ukraine against Russia

    In a new trend, crowd funding is helping the Ukrainian army with the much needed arms, ammunition and night vision hardware, to fight Russia. …read more Source: The Times of...

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