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Ukrainian Ivanchuk Undefeated in Capablanca in Memoriam
Jun13

Ukrainian Ivanchuk Undefeated in Capablanca in Memoriam

13 de junio de 2016, 13:24Havana, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) Ukrainian Great Chess Master, Vasily Ivanchuk, who is still undefeated in the chess tournament, Elite Group of the Capablanca in Memoriam, which is held in Varadero, Matanzas, will play against the Cuban player, Leinier Dominguez. …read more Source: Prensa...

Nervous Baltics on war footing as NATO tries to deter Russia
Jun13

Nervous Baltics on war footing as NATO tries to deter Russia

Leaders in the Baltic countries and Poland fear the force NATO plans to deploy on their territory is too small and symbolic to deter an attack by Russia, whose 2014 annexation of Crimea is fresh in the memories of the former Soviet-bloc states. They will this week press other ministers of the western military alliance to help them build an air...

Ukrainian Chess Player Vasily Ivanchuk Leads Elite Group
Jun11

Ukrainian Chess Player Vasily Ivanchuk Leads Elite Group

11 de junio de 2016, 15:24Havana, Jun 11 (Prensa Latina) Ukrainian chess player Vasily Ivanchuk, leader of the Elite Group, will play against Cuban Grand Master (GM) Lazaro Bruzon on Saturday in the third round of the Capablanca International Chess Tournament, being held in the coastal resort of Varadero, in Matanzas. …read more Source:...

Loew says Germany is fully fit for Euro 2016
Jun11

Loew says Germany is fully fit for Euro 2016

Ominously for the rest of the Euro 2016 contenders, Germany coach Joachim Loew reported a fully fit squad Saturday ahead of the world champion’s opening game against Ukraine on Sunday. Loew says defender Mats Hummels was well on his way to recovering from a calf injury and captain Bastian Schweinsteiger is sure to “play his part in...

Russia: We will respond to entry of U.S. naval vessel into Black Sea
Jun10

Russia: We will respond to entry of U.S. naval vessel into Black Sea

The Russian Foreign ministry said Moscow would respond to a U.S. naval ship’s entry into the Black Sea with unspecified measures, saying it and other deployments were designed to ratchet up tensions ahead of a NATO summit, the RIA news agency reported. Russian state media reported that the USS Porter, a U.S. naval destroyer, entered the...

Ukraine releases recording of alleged French terror plot
Jun08

Ukraine releases recording of alleged French terror plot

Ukraine’s national security service has released what it says are recordings of a Frenchman and a Ukrainian discussing plans for terror attacks in France, in which the Frenchman says targets would include the national tax center and a bridge. The audio recordings, posted Wednesday on YouTube by the security service, follow Monday’s...

Russia deploys troops westward as standoff with NATO deepens
Jun08

Russia deploys troops westward as standoff with NATO deepens

Russia is building an army base near its border with Ukraine, the latest in a chain of new military sites along what the Kremlin sees as its frontline in a growing confrontation with NATO. While there have been no clashes between the former Cold War rivals, Russia is building up forces on its western frontiers at a time when the NATO alliance is...

Frenchman accused of amassing arsenal for Euro 2016 attacks
Jun06

Frenchman accused of amassing arsenal for Euro 2016 attacks

A Frenchman who amassed an arsenal of weapons, explosives and tactical gear was allegedly plotting to attack the European Championship soccer tournament. The man was arrested trying to cross into the European Union from Ukraine, officials said Monday. Ukrainian agents had been following the man since December, and allowed him to buy five machine...

Tale of Trump and Partner in Azerbaijan Real Estate Project
Jun06

Tale of Trump and Partner in Azerbaijan Real Estate Project

Six months before he entered the presidential race, Donald Trump announced a new real estate project in Baku, Azerbaijan. His partner was the son of a government minister suspected by U.S. diplomats of laundering money for Iran’s military and described as “notoriously corrupt.” Eighteen months later, and only weeks after...

Slovakia v Northern Ireland: Both sides in fine form ahead of Euro 2016
Jun02

Slovakia v Northern Ireland: Both sides in fine form ahead of Euro 2016

Both Slovakia and Northern Ireland are in magnificent form as they prepare to meet in their final warm-up match for Euro 2016 in Trnava on Saturday. Preparation for the tournament in France could not have gone much better for either side over recent months. Hosts Slovakia recorded a stunning 3-1 win over world champions Germany in Augsburg last...

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