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    Eurovision says Russian contestant can compete via satellite link
    Mar24

    Eurovision says Russian contestant can compete via satellite link

    Eurovision said on Thursday that a Russian singer who was barred from entering Ukraine can compete in this year’s contest in Kiev via satellite, in a bid to ease a political flap clouding the competition. …read more Source: The Local...

    Wawrinka to face del Potro in US Open quarterfinals
    Sep06

    Wawrinka to face del Potro in US Open quarterfinals

    Stan Wawrinka reached the US Open quarterfinals for a fourth successive year on Monday with a 6-4, 6-1, 6-7 (5/7), 6-3 win over Ukraine journeyman Illya Marchenko. …read more Source: The Local...

    Russian crisis ‘threatens 40,000 Swiss jobs’
    Jun19

    Russian crisis ‘threatens 40,000 Swiss jobs’

    The Russian economic crisis, fuelled by tensions from the war in Ukraine, threatens more than 40,000 jobs in Switzerland and 2.5 million jobs across Europe, according to a study conducted for three Swiss newspapers and journals from three other countries. …read more Source: The Local...

    Conflicts displace 38 million people: NGO
    May06

    Conflicts displace 38 million people: NGO

    Conflicts and violence in places like Syria and Ukraine have displaced a record 38 million people inside their own countries, equivalent to the total populations of New York, London and Beijing, a Swiss watchdog group said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The Local...

    Switzerland sees boom in refugees from Ukraine
    Mar26

    Switzerland sees boom in refugees from Ukraine

    Switzerland saw a spike in Ukrainians applying for asylum in 2014, although few succeeded in finding permanent refuge in the country, according to data released by Eurostat and analyzed by The Local. …read more Source: The Local...

    Poland slams Swiss military sale to Russia
    Mar10

    Poland slams Swiss military sale to Russia

    Poland on Tuesday criticized a Swiss company’s sale of high-tech camouflage netting to Russia despite Western sanctions over its role in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: The Local...

    Swiss make ‘record military sale’ to Russia
    Mar09

    Swiss make ‘record military sale’ to Russia

    Russia has acquired high-tech camouflage netting from Switzerland for a record 85 million euros, having placed the order before Bern imposed sanctions against Moscow over the Ukraine conflict, reports said on Sunday. …read more Source: The Local...

    Kerry and Lavrov meet in Geneva over Ukraine
    Mar02

    Kerry and Lavrov meet in Geneva over Ukraine

    US Secretary of State John Kerry began tough talks in Geneva on Monday with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov due to focus on the fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Local...

    Ukraine prez says Russian troops in his country
    Jan21

    Ukraine prez says Russian troops in his country

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said in Davos on Wednesday that more than 9,000 Russian soldiers were currently backing up pro-Moscow fighters in the separatist east of the country. …read more Source: The Local...

    Davos meet to focus on terrorism and conflicts
    Jan19

    Davos meet to focus on terrorism and conflicts

    The deadly Islamist attacks in France and conflicts in Iraq and Ukraine are set to dominate discussions at this week’s gathering of the world’s political and economic elite in the Swiss ski resort of Davos. …read more Source: The Local...

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