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    Blatter: Russia will host best-ever World Cup
    Apr20

    Blatter: Russia will host best-ever World Cup

    Fifa president Sepp Blatter is adamant Russia can host the best World Cup ever in 2018, despite their political problems. Russia’s annexing of eastern Ukraine last year sparked brutal battles between loyalists and separatists, with major city Donetsk a shell of its former self due to the continuing fighting. Within the Eurasian nation, laws...

    US-Ukraine joint military mission begins
    Apr20

    US-Ukraine joint military mission begins

    Hundreds of U.S. paratroopers start training battalions of Ukrainian national guard troops. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    US, Ukraine Start Military Training, Defying Russian Fury
    Apr20

    US, Ukraine Start Military Training, Defying Russian Fury

    YAVORIV, WESTERN UKRAINE—Troops from the United States and Ukraine kicked off joint training exercises Monday intended to help bolster Ukraine’s defenses against incursions from Russian-backed separatists in the east. Speaking under driving rain… …read more Source:...

    US, Ukraine start military training, defying Russian fury
    Apr20

    US, Ukraine start military training, defying Russian fury

    Troops from the United States and Ukraine officially open joint training exercises intended to help bolster Ukraine’s defenses against incursions from Russian-backed separatists in the east …read more Source: The Daily...

    OSCE chief says ‘good chance for peace’ in Ukraine
    Apr20

    OSCE chief says ‘good chance for peace’ in Ukraine

    The OSCE chief says a truce was holding in a key village in eastern Ukraine and urged rival sides to ’embrace a good chance for peace’ in the war-torn region …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russian minister   angers Norway   with Arctic visit
    Apr19

    Russian minister angers Norway with Arctic visit

    HELSINKI: Norway said on Sunday it was angry that Russia’s deputy prime minister visited its Arctic Svalbard archipelago this weekend even though he is banned from Norwegian territory over Russia’s role in the Ukraine conflict. “We are not too happy about it,” Norwegian foreign ministry spokesman Rune Bjastad said. Dmitry Rogozin...

    France, Russia negotiating solution to frozen warship deal: Hollande
    Apr19

    France, Russia negotiating solution to frozen warship deal: Hollande

    French President Francois Hollande said April 19 that negotiations with Moscow were under way to find a solution to a dispute over the sale of two Mistral warships, frozen over the Ukraine crisis …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Russia to spend $7.7 million on sports centres in Crimea
    Apr19

    Russia to spend $7.7 million on sports centres in Crimea

    Russian Minister for Sport Vitaly Mutko said the centres would act as warm weather training complexes for elite Russian athletes. …read more Source: World...

    Poland to summon US ambassador over FBI head’s Holocaust remarks
    Apr19

    Poland to summon US ambassador over FBI head’s Holocaust remarks

    Poland will summon the United States’ ambassador in Warsaw over an article written by a top US intelligence official on Poland’s alleged responsibility for the Holocaust during World War Two, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Sunday. The article by FBI director James Comey, published in the Washington Post last week, prompted an...

    Harper foreign policy: All gesture, no action
    Apr19

    Harper foreign policy: All gesture, no action

    Canadian troop deployment in Ukraine is to secure votes for Harper’s Conservatives in next election. …read more Source: AL...

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