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    Russia accuses Ukraine of armed Crimea incursion, says two killed
    Aug10

    Russia accuses Ukraine of armed Crimea incursion, says two killed

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Federal Security Service said on Wednesday it had thwarted an armed Ukrainian incursion into Crimea designed to target critical infrastructure and that a Russian soldier and FSB employee had been killed in the clashes. …read more Source: The...

    NATO says Turkey membership ‘not in question’ after coup
    Aug10

    NATO says Turkey membership ‘not in question’ after coup

    BRUSSELS: NATO said Wednesday Turkey’s membership of the military alliance is “not in question” following the failed coup in July and stressed its “very clear position” of continued support for Ankara. “Turkey’s NATO membership is not in question,” spokeswoman Oana Lungescu said in a statement issued in response to “speculative press...

    Shirak FC sign Constantine Shultz
    Aug10

    Shirak FC sign Constantine Shultz

    During the previous season Shultz played for “Gornyak-Sport” FC in Ukraine’s first league. …read more Source:...

    21 gold Michael Phelps still rules the pool
    Aug10

    21 gold Michael Phelps still rules the pool

    In an unforgettable display of Olympic power Michael Phelps won two more finals to take his historic all-time record load to 21 golds and entrench his legendary status. His majesterial display came on a day that Hungary’s ‘Iron Lady’ Katinka Hosszu took her third gold of the week while American gymnast Simone Biles made a flying start...

    Lavrov and Steinmeier discuss settlements in Syria and Ukraine
    Aug10

    Lavrov and Steinmeier discuss settlements in Syria and Ukraine

    Lavrov and Steinmeier also discussed the Minsk-2 package of measures designed to implement the Minsk agreements for settling the Donbass crisis. …read more Source:...

    OLYMPICS Serena’s five-gold dream ends in Rio
    Aug10

    OLYMPICS Serena’s five-gold dream ends in Rio

    RIO DE JANEIRO: Serena Williams’ hopes of a fifth Olympic gold medal were crushed by Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina on Tuesday as the battle for the women’s title in Rio was blown wide open. Top seed and defending champion Williams was clearly struggling with a right shoulder injury as she was stunned 6-4, 6-3 by Svitolina, 13 years...

    Rio 2016 | Tennis Results: Top seed and defending champ Serena Williams eliminated in third round upset
    Aug10

    Rio 2016 | Tennis Results: Top seed and defending champ Serena Williams eliminated in third round upset

    Olympic champion and world number one Serena Williams was bundled out of the Rio de Janeiro tennis tournament in the third round of the singles on Tuesday after a shock 6-4 6-3 defeat to Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina. The defeat by the 20th-ranked Svitolina ends Williams’ Olympic tournament, having also suffered a surprise loss in the...

    Ukraine: Rebel leader returns to work after surviving assassination attempt
    Aug10

    Ukraine: Rebel leader returns to work after surviving assassination attempt

    Igor Plotnytsky, the leader of independence-seeking insurgents in Ukraine’s eastern Lugansk region, said he came back to work three days after surviving an assassination attempt.[/capti …read more Source: The Indian...

    IOC bans four after retests of London, Beijing samples
    Aug10

    IOC bans four after retests of London, Beijing samples

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 10, 2016 (AFP) – The International Olympic Committee on Tuesday stripped Ukrainian javelin thrower Oleksandr Pyatnytsya of his silver medal from the 2012 Olympics as it announced the first sanctions after retests on doping samples from the London and Beijing Games.The sanctions against four athletes were the first...

    Ukrainian rebel leader returns to work after surviving assassination attempt
    Aug10

    Ukrainian rebel leader returns to work after surviving assassination attempt

    Igor Plotnytsky, the leader of independence-seeking insurgents in Ukraine’s eastern Lugansk region, said Tuesday he came back to work three days after surviving an attempt on his life. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-08/10/c_135580711.htm target=_blank title="Ukrainian rebel leader returns to...

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