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    OSCE Observers Claim of Arms Fire, Explosions Heard Near Patrol Cars in Ukraine
    Jun24

    OSCE Observers Claim of Arms Fire, Explosions Heard Near Patrol Cars in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier on Saturday, a ceasefire timed to the summer harvest has come into force in eastern Ukraine. This is the fourth attempt this year at forcing the warring parties to lay down their arms and allow a peaceful life to resume in the Donbass region, torn by more than three years of fighting. “On 23 June an SMM patrol...

    Ukraine Appeals UK Court Ruling on Its $3 bln Russia Debt
    Jun24

    Ukraine Appeals UK Court Ruling on Its $3 bln Russia Debt

    Heart of the matter Russia filed a lawsuit against Kiev in February 2016 after Ukraine defaulted on paying off a $3-billion loan by December 31, 2015. The $3 billion Eurobond debt was taken out by the government of Ukraine’s then President Viktor Yanukovych in December 2013, just two months before he was ousted by the February 2014 Maidan...

    Politics: Evidence is mounting that Russia took 4 clear paths to meddle in the US election
    Jun24

    Politics: Evidence is mounting that Russia took 4 clear paths to meddle in the US election

    Russia's interference was a multi-faceted, coordinated, and well-planned campaign aimed at undermining the backbone of democracy. It was September 2015 when the FBI first noticed that Russian hackers had infiltrated a computer system belonging to the Democratic National Committee. It was the first sign that Moscow was attempting to meddle in...

    Donetsk Militia Registers Multiple ‘Harvest Truce’ Breaches by Ukrainian Troops
    Jun24

    Donetsk Militia Registers Multiple ‘Harvest Truce’ Breaches by Ukrainian Troops

    DONETSK (Sputnik) — The truce, which was expected to last from June 24 until the end of August, was also violated twice near the city of Horlivka, north of the regional capital Donetsk. There were no immediate reports of casualties, the source said. “The ‘regime of calm’ has been violated seven times as of 2:00 a.m. [23:00GMT], twice in the...

    French MPs Hope to Form Sister City Ties Between Crimea, South France
    Jun24

    French MPs Hope to Form Sister City Ties Between Crimea, South France

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — French parliamentarians discussed on Friday the prospects of establishing parliamentary relations between the towns and cities of Crimea and those in the south of France with Russian lawmaker and former Prosecutor General of the Republic of Crimea Natalia Poklonskaya, a member of French delegation said. “We would like that the...

    Politics: ‘Her hubby is running a Ponzi scheme’: The FBI is probing Paul Manafort’s business dealings with his son-in-law
    Jun23

    Politics: ‘Her hubby is running a Ponzi scheme’: The FBI is probing Paul Manafort’s business dealings with his son-in-law

    President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, poured millions of dollars into real-estate deals brokered by his son-in-law, Jeff Yohai. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, poured millions of dollars into real-estate deals brokered by his son-in-law, Jeff Yohai. Those investments came...

    Jamiu Alimi: Russian clubs after Kano Pillars defender
    Jun23

    Jamiu Alimi: Russian clubs after Kano Pillars defender

    According to a report, two Russian clubs are interested in signing the 24-year-old in this summer transfer window. Kano Pillars defender Jamiu Alimi could be packing his bags for a trip to Russia according to a report. Alimi has been a consistent defender in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) which has earned him call-ups to the...

    Elina Svitolina: Injured player could miss Wimbledon
    Jun23

    Elina Svitolina: Injured player could miss Wimbledon

    The 22-year-old Ukrainian was clearly struggling as she slid to a 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 loss to a player ranked outside the top 100. World number five Elina Svitolina said she could miss Wimbledon with a heel injury, after slumping to a second-round defeat by qualifier Camila Giorgi in Birmingham on Thursday.The 22-year-old Ukrainian was clearly...

    Britain’s May vows EU citizens can stay after Brexit
    Jun23

    Britain’s May vows EU citizens can stay after Brexit

    British Prime Minister Theresa May promised Thursday to let EU citizens stay after Brexit as she met sceptical European leaders for the first time since her disastrous election gamble. Under pressure from all sides since losing her parliamentary majority in the June 8 vote, May held out an apparent olive branch on the uncertain fate of three...

    Angela Merkel: German Chancellor slaps down May on Brexit talks
    Jun22

    Angela Merkel: German Chancellor slaps down May on Brexit talks

    Britain's vote to leave the EU exactly a year ago on Friday was the biggest in a series of shocks that the bloc has faced. German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted Thurday that the EU’s future took priority over Brexit talks as Prime Minister Theresa May met European leaders for the first time since a disastrous election gamble.Under...

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