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    Dozens in Russia imprisoned for social media likes, reposts
    May31

    Dozens in Russia imprisoned for social media likes, reposts

    By Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press TVER, Russia (AP) — Anastasia Bubeyeva shows a screenshot on her computer of a picture of a toothpaste tube with the words: “Squeeze Russia out of yourself!” For sharing this picture on a social media site with his 12 friends, her husband was sentenced this month to more than two years in prison. In this...

    Some EU states uncertain about extending Russia sanctions: Germany
    May31

    Some EU states uncertain about extending Russia sanctions: Germany

    The energy, financial and defense sanctions against Russia, introduced over Moscow’s role in the conflict in Ukraine, expire in July. …read more Source:...

    Iran, Ukraine agree to create joint oil, gas company
    May31

    Iran, Ukraine agree to create joint oil, gas company

    …read more Source: Today.Az

    Tehran, Kiev agree to create joint oil, gas company
    May31

    Tehran, Kiev agree to create joint oil, gas company

    Tehran and Kiev discussed ways to strengthen cooperation in the oil and gas sector May 30 during the visit of the Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin to Iran, Sputnik news agency reported citing a source in Iran’s Ministry of Petroleum. …read more Source:...

    Marco Reus out of Euro 2016, Schweinsteiger in Germany squad
    May31

    Marco Reus out of Euro 2016, Schweinsteiger in Germany squad

    Germany players pose for a photograph prior to their International friendly football match against France at Stade de France Stadium on November 13, 2015. Photo: Reuters BERLIN: Borussia Dortmund midfielder Marco Reus was dropped from Germany’s European Championship squad on Tuesday, and captain Bastian Schweinsteiger made the final cut...

    Ukraine’s released pilot assumes parliament seat
    May31

    Ukraine’s released pilot assumes parliament seat

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine’s defiant pilot Nadiya Savchenko sang the national anthem Tuesday in a strident first appearance in parliament since her release in a prisoner swap with Russia last week. The 35-year-old member of former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko’s populist party strode to the … …read more Source:...

    Hapless Reus! Germany’s Marco Reus out of Euro 2016 due to injury concerns
    May31

    Hapless Reus! Germany’s Marco Reus out of Euro 2016 due to injury concerns

    Winger Marco Reus was left out of Germany’s final Euro 2016 squad on his 27th birthday on Tuesday over injury concerns, missing out on his second consecutive major tournament. Coach Joachim Loew also cut 20-year-old midfielder Julian Brandt along with his Bayer Leverkusen team mate Karim Bellarabi and defensive midfielder Sebastian Rudy....

    80 percent of people having lung cancer are smokers
    May31

    80 percent of people having lung cancer are smokers

    May 31 is the World No Tobacco Day. In Armenia, compared to previous years, the number of smokers hasn’t changed significantly. 53 percent of men, 7-8 percent of women and 6 percent of teenagers are smokers in our country. Alexander Bazarchyan, Director of National Institute of Health, thinks legislative changes are needed for decreasing...

    UEFA looks to December decisions to shape Champions League
    May31

    UEFA looks to December decisions to shape Champions League

    Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo kisses the trophy after the Champions League final soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, Saturday, May 28, 2016. Photo: AP GENEVA: UEFA is set to decide in December on changing the Champions League as Europe’s top clubs chase a new format and...

    Savchenko hailed in Ukraine parliament, berates 'lazy schoolchildren' lawmakers
    May31

    Savchenko hailed in Ukraine parliament, berates 'lazy schoolchildren' lawmakers

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko, whose resistance to her imprisonment in Russia has made her a national hero and a potentially disruptive force in Ukrainian politics, received a standing ovation in her first address to parliament on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

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