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    Russia votes with strongman Putin set for fourth term
    Mar18

    Russia votes with strongman Putin set for fourth term

    Vladimir Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost two decades, is polling at around 70 percent ahead and is expected to win a historic fourth term in the presidential election on Sunday. © Sputnik/AFP / Alexey NIKOLSKYMOSCOW, Mar 18- Russians headed to the polls Sunday in elections set to hand President Vladimir Putin a historic fourth Kremlin...

    Russian ‘Eurovision’ Singer Yulia Samoilova’s New Song is a YouTube Hit
    Mar17

    Russian ‘Eurovision’ Singer Yulia Samoilova’s New Song is a YouTube Hit

    Russian Eurovision-2018 participant Yulia Samoilova, who was banned from entering Ukraine to take part in Eurovision 2017, will represent Russia for Eurovision 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. According to Samoilova her latest song is very personal, and addresses her own willpower and faith. “It’s a very personal song, it’s about the...

    Tammy Abraham: Swansea Striker who turned Super Eagles down demoted to England U-21
    Mar17

    Tammy Abraham: Swansea Striker who turned Super Eagles down demoted to England U-21

    Tammy Abraham is on loan from parent club Chelsea. Swansea City striker Tammy Abraham who turned down the opportunity to play for the Super Eagles has been demoted to the England under 21 team.Tammy who was given birth to by Nigerian parents made the decision to represent England ahead of Nigeria even after President of the Nigeria Football...

    Kiev Violates International Law by Stemming Voting of Russians in Ukraine
    Mar17

    Kiev Violates International Law by Stemming Voting of Russians in Ukraine

    “It is a blatant violation of international obligations, international law, and violation of our citizens’ rights,” Maya Grishina said. Earlier in the day, Ukraine’s Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said that Kiev would not allow Russian citizens to visit Russian diplomatic missions on the territory of Ukraine to vote in the Sunday...

    Napoli’s Hamsik still has eyes on Serie A title
    Mar16

    Napoli’s Hamsik still has eyes on Serie A title

    Napoli skipper Marek Hamsik insists his side are still in the Serie A title race as they battle to avoid falling seven points behind Juventus before the international break. “Napoli aren’t giving up anything,” said Hamsik, after six-time defending champions Juventus pulled four points clear in midweek. “Anything can definitely happen. The...

    Ukraine Bans Access to Russia’s Diplomatic Missions, Moscow Responds
    Mar16

    Ukraine Bans Access to Russia’s Diplomatic Missions, Moscow Responds

    Ukraine’s decision to prohibit Russian citizens from voting in the Russian embassy and Consulate General in Ukraine on March 18 contradicts international human rights norms and does not fit in the definition of a civilized state, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday. “The decision of the Ukrainian authorities released...

    Politics: US security officials say Russian hackers could shut down nuclear power plants and electric facilities in America
    Mar16

    Politics: US security officials say Russian hackers could shut down nuclear power plants and electric facilities in America

    The US accused Russia on Thursday of orchestrating cyberattacks against American energy facilities. The US accused Russia on Thursday of orchestrating cyberattacks against American energy facilities. The hackers have been targeting US interests since at least 2015. Reports indicate the hackers could have shut down nuclear power plants, water, and...

    Politics: US troops in Syria prepare for more Russian attacks after crushing up to 300 mercenaries in February battle
    Mar16

    Politics: US troops in Syria prepare for more Russian attacks after crushing up to 300 mercenaries in February battle

    Russians are now reportedly joining up to take revenge on the US after losing the fight in February. US troops in Syria are digging in and preparing for future attacks after a massive battle played out in the country’s east The US Brig. Gen. in charge of the US-led fight against ISIS confirmed that around 300 Russian mercenaries were killed...

    Politics: Weapons sales are on the rise — here are the top 10 countries exporting arms around the world
    Mar16

    Politics: Weapons sales are on the rise — here are the top 10 countries exporting arms around the world

    International weapons sales have steadily increased since 2000. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute recently published its 2017 “Trends In International Arms Transfers” report, which details the 25 largest weapons exporters between 2013 and 2017. The report, which also lists the 40 largest importers, found that...

    Ukraine accuses war hero lawmaker of planning attack on parliament
    Mar15

    Ukraine accuses war hero lawmaker of planning attack on parliament

    Ukraine’s chief prosecutor said Nadiya Savchenko planned to “finish off the survivors with automatic rifles.” The ex-combat pilot has welcomed the claims, saying she fully backs a military coup against the government. …read more Source:...

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