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    Kiev Court Extends Arrest of Russian Troop Abducted on Crimea’s Border
    Aug09

    Kiev Court Extends Arrest of Russian Troop Abducted on Crimea’s Border

    KIEV (Sputnik) — In November 2016, the Russian Defense Ministry said two contract servicemen Aleksander Baranov and Maksim Odintsov had been kidnapped and whisked across the border to the Mykolaiv region of Ukraine with an apparent goal to press criminal charges against them. The SBU said later that the detained Russian servicemen had previously...

    Kiev Lodges Protest Against Warsaw Plans to Depict Lviv Chapel in Passports
    Aug08

    Kiev Lodges Protest Against Warsaw Plans to Depict Lviv Chapel in Passports

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Poland is planning to issue the new version of the country’s passports with depictions of several historical figures and places to commemorate the centennial anniversary of its independence in 2018. One of the proposed historical places is a chapel located at the place of the Polish war graves at Lychakiv Cemetery in Lviv....

    Power Supply in Crimea Restored After Scheduled Power Blackouts

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, the ministry announced introduction of temporary power blackouts due to extremely high levels of electricity consumption because of unusually hot weather in the region. “At 10:25 p.m. [local time, 19:25 GMT]… all consumers that have been cut off from the network during the scheduled blackouts were...

    Russia ready for more engagement with US, despite sanctions
    Aug07

    Russia ready for more engagement with US, despite sanctions

    MANILA, Philippines – Russia’s top diplomat said Sunday his country was ready for more engagement with the United States on North Korea, Syria, Ukraine and other pressing matters, even as Moscow braced for new sanctions from the Trump administration., Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, after meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Rex...

    U.S. Can Settle Problems With Russia, Avoid Damaging Ties – Tillerson
    Aug07

    U.S. Can Settle Problems With Russia, Avoid Damaging Ties – Tillerson

    U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, said he believes Washington and Russia can find a way to ease tension, saying it wouldn’t be useful to cut ties over the single issue of suspected Russian meddling in the U.S. election. Tillerson said Russia had also expressed some willingness to resume talks about the crisis in Ukraine, where a 2015...

    Politics: H.R. McMaster: Russia is trying to ‘break apart Europe’ with disinformation and propaganda
    Aug06

    Politics: H.R. McMaster: Russia is trying to ‘break apart Europe’ with disinformation and propaganda

    President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, addressed heightening tensions between the US and Russia, as well as Trump’s understanding of the threat Russia poses, during an interview with MSNBC’s Hugh Hewitt that aired on Sunday. When Hewitt asked McMaster whether Trump has a “clear-eyed...

    Sneijder: Dutch international agrees ‘in principle’ to join Nice
    Aug06

    Sneijder: Dutch international agrees ‘in principle’ to join Nice

    Champions League winner Wesley Sneijder is on the brink of becoming the latest star name to sign for ambitious Ligue 1 outfit Nice after the two parties reached an "agreement in principle" on Sunday. Champions League winner Wesley Sneijder is on the brink of becoming the latest star name to sign for ambitious Ligue 1 outfit Nice after...

    Lomachenko outclasses Marriaga to retain WBO crown
    Aug06

    Lomachenko outclasses Marriaga to retain WBO crown

    Ukrainian southpaw Vasyl Lomachenko retained his WBO junior lightweight title, flooring challenger Miguel Marriaga with one second left in the seventh round en route to a technical knockout victory. The 29-year-old Lomachenko outclassed Marriaga from the opening bell, scoring two knockdowns in making the third defense of his 130-pound title.”It...

    Making Sense Out Of The Unprecedented Politics in The Republic of South Sudan
    Aug06

    Making Sense Out Of The Unprecedented Politics in The Republic of South Sudan

    Tweet BY: Dr. Lako Jada KWAJOK, AUG/06/2017, SSN; Before the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the world was bipolar regarding political alliances. America was the leading superpower of the Western bloc of nations while the Soviet Union controlled the Eastern bloc with an iron fist. The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) was never a match to any of...

    New EU sanctions over Siemens turbines violate international law
    Aug05

    New EU sanctions over Siemens turbines violate international law

    Russia said on Saturday the European Union’s decision to sanction a Russian deputy energy minister over the delivery of Siemens’ turbines to Moscow-annexed Crimea was politically motivated and illegal. The EU first imposed sanctions on Russia after the 2014 military annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. On Friday, it introduced...

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