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    In Ukraine: Prominent journalist killed in car bomb in Kiev
    Jul20

    In Ukraine: Prominent journalist killed in car bomb in Kiev

    The founder of Ukrayinska Pravda, Georgiy Gongadze, was an investigative journalist who was murdered 16 years ago. A prominent journalist working for the online investigative newspaper Ukrayinska Pravda was killed by a car bomb in central Kiev early on Wednesday morning.Pavel Sheremet was driving to work in the car of the newspaper’s owner...

    Andriy Shevchenko: Former striker named as Ukraine head coach
    Jul15

    Andriy Shevchenko: Former striker named as Ukraine head coach

    Fomenko resigned after Ukraine finished bottom of Group C without a point at the European Championship, having failed to score a goal in their three matches in France. Ukraine’s former striker Andriy Shevchenko was appointed national team manager on Friday to replace Mykhailo Fomenko who quit after Euro 2016, the country’s soccer...

    John Kerry: U.S. to ask Russia for alliance in fight against Islamic State
    Jul15

    John Kerry: U.S. to ask Russia for alliance in fight against Islamic State

    However, both want to eliminate Islamic State, which has gained significant territory in Syria and Iraq in recent years. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday said that he would meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to propose that the two countries should “synchronise” operations in Syria against the terrorist group,...

    Boris Johnson: Russia hopes new UK foreign minister can mend relations
    Jul14

    Boris Johnson: Russia hopes new UK foreign minister can mend relations

    Relations between the two countries are at their lowest point since the Cold War after a British inquiry concluded it was probable senior Kremlin officials had ordered the 2006 killing of Kremlin foe Alexander Litvinenko in London. Russia hopes new British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson can improve dismal relations between Moscow and London, the...

    Putin: In economic crisis, Russian leader helps a mogul he once attacked
    Jul14

    Putin: In economic crisis, Russian leader helps a mogul he once attacked

    Eight years ago, Putin publicly humiliated Zyuzin after the businessman failed to show up for a meeting. Last month, three major banks rescued industrialist Igor Zyuzin’s coal and steel firm Mechel from what would have been Russia’s biggest ever corporate collapse.The bailout was unusual in a country where so many decisions often lead...

    In Ukraine: Blind eye turned to arbitrary killings in conflict – OHCHR
    Jul14

    In Ukraine: Blind eye turned to arbitrary killings in conflict – OHCHR

    It highlights the danger posed by the lack of accountability for unlawful killing as fighting rumbles on in the war-torn east despite a ceasefire declared nearly 18 months ago. A dangerous culture of impunity flourishes in Ukraine where arbitrary killings by Ukrainian forces or separatist groups are rarely prosecuted, a United Nations human...

    NATO: Brexit anxiety eats into summit
    Jul09

    NATO: Brexit anxiety eats into summit

    Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union has triggered uncertainty across the Atlantic and around the continent, which spilled over at the NATO event. Big time. Officially the talk at this week’s NATO summit in Warsaw was all about deterring a resurgent Russia, supporting Ukraine and Afghanistan, and protecting Baltic NATO...

    Tyson Fury: World heavyweight champ to meet Klitschko in October rematch
    Jul08

    Tyson Fury: World heavyweight champ to meet Klitschko in October rematch

    "Sixteen weeks Saturday till I blast @Klitschko spark out… can't wait #manchesteroctober29," the British boxer said on his Twitter feed on Thursday. World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury’s much-anticipated rematch with former title holder Wladimir Klitschko of Ukraine will be held in Manchester on Oct. 29.”Sixteen...

    Milos Zeman: Czech government rejects president’s call for referendum on EU, NATO
    Jul01

    Milos Zeman: Czech government rejects president’s call for referendum on EU, NATO

    "But I will do everything for them to have a referendum and be able to express themselves. And the same goes for a NATO exit too," the centre-left president said. Czech President Milos Zeman called for the Czech Republic to hold a referendum on European Union and NATO membership following Britain’s shock vote to leave the EU, a...

    Taye Taiwo, Nnamdi Oduamadi: Nigerian players in Helsinki team for Europa League fixture
    Jun30

    Taye Taiwo, Nnamdi Oduamadi: Nigerian players in Helsinki team for Europa League fixture

    Taye Taiwo has featured in the Europa League in the past with Marseille and Dynamo Kiev. Nigerian players Taye Taiwo and Nnamdi Oduamadi have been included in HJK Helsinki’s team to face FK Atlantas in Thursday’s first leg Europa League first round qualifying game at the Klaipédosmiesto Centrinis stadium.Helsinki will be aiming to...

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