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    Russian coach gets 5-game ban for racist comments
    Nov12

    Russian coach gets 5-game ban for racist comments

    MOSCOW (AP) – A Russian soccer coach who said he would not sign dark-skinned players received a five-game ban Wednesday for racial discrimination.The punishment is the strongest sanction for racism handed out to a player or coach by the Russian Football Union.Igor Gamula told Russian journalists last month that FC Rostov had enough...

    EU foreign ministers unlikely to step up Russia sanctions on Monday
    Nov12

    EU foreign ministers unlikely to step up Russia sanctions on Monday

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union foreign ministers are unlikely to step up sanctions against Russia next week over its involvement in destabilising eastern Ukraine, EU diplomats said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine redeploys troops, fearing new rebel offensive
    Nov12

    Ukraine redeploys troops, fearing new rebel offensive

    KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Wednesday it was redeploying troops in the east because of fears separatists will launch a new military offensive, despite Russia’s denials it has sent troops to reinforce the rebels. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine must buy coal from Russia to get through winter – energy ministry
    Nov12

    Ukraine must buy coal from Russia to get through winter – energy ministry

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine will be forced to buy coal from Russia to get through the winter, a serious setback to the country’s efforts to lessen energy dependence on its powerful neighbour, Ukrainian Energy Minister Yuri Prodan said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Italy couple cannot keep child born to surrogate mother: Court
    Nov12

    Italy couple cannot keep child born to surrogate mother: Court

    ROME – Italy’s supreme court has ruled that a baby born to a surrogate mother in Ukraine cannot be kept by the Italian couple who paid for it and must be put up for adoption, Italian media reports said Wednesday.Under Italian law, the person who gives birth to a baby is legally its mother, and the use of surrogate mothers is...

    Russian Defence Ministry says army not involved in east Ukraine – agency
    Nov12

    Russian Defence Ministry says army not involved in east Ukraine – agency

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian army is not present in eastern Ukraine, Interfax news agency quoted a defence ministry spokesman as saying on Wednesday in response to NATO accusations that military convoys have been crossing from Russia into Ukraine in the past few days. …read more Source: The...

    Russia offers to let Kazakhstan oil exports via Ukraine to Europe to hedge risks
    Nov12

    Russia offers to let Kazakhstan oil exports via Ukraine to Europe to hedge risks

    AKTAU Kazakhstan (Reuters) – Russia has offered to let Kazakhstan ship its oil to Eastern Europe via Druzhba pipeline’s spur in Ukraine, Russian Energy Ministry said on Wednesday, in a move seen as Moscow’s attempts to hedge transit risks. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Lavrov tells Kerry – Ukraine ceasefire must be observed
    Nov12

    Russia's Lavrov tells Kerry – Ukraine ceasefire must be observed

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday it was vital to ensure a ceasefire agreement in east Ukraine is upheld. …read more Source: The...

    NATO Says Russian Military Equipment Entering East Ukraine
    Nov12

    NATO Says Russian Military Equipment Entering East Ukraine

    NATO has observed columns of Russian military equipment including tanks, artillery and combat troops entering eastern Ukraine in the past two days, the military alliance’s supreme allied commander sai… …read more Source:...

    Defence Minister says they are repositioning their armed forces to respond to actions of fighters.
    Nov12

    Defence Minister says they are repositioning their armed forces to respond to actions of fighters.

    In Ukraine, government forces are redeploying in preparation for a possible new offensive by pro-Russian separatists in eastern part of the country. Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak told a meeting that they are repositioning their armed forces to respond to the actions of the fighters. …read more Source: Radio...

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