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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:...

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...

Dozens in Russia imprisoned for social media likes, reposts
May31

Dozens in Russia imprisoned for social media likes, reposts

Anastasia Bubeyeva shows a screenshot on her computer of a picture of a toothpaste tube with the words: “Squeeze Russia out of yourself!” For sharing this picture on a social media site with his 12 friends, her husband was sentenced this month to more than two years in prison. As the Kremlin claims unequivocal support among Russians...

Marco Reus out of Euro 2016, Schweinsteiger in Germany squad
May31

Marco Reus out of Euro 2016, Schweinsteiger in Germany squad

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Marco Reus was dropped from Germany’s European Championship squad on Tuesday, and captain Bastian Schweinsteiger made the final cut despite injury. Reus, who had been struggling at the team’s training camp in Ascona, Switzerland, was omitted from the final list of 23 players, along with Hoffenheim defender...

Savchenko hailed in Ukraine parliament, berates ‘lazy schoolchildren’ lawmakers
May31

Savchenko hailed in Ukraine parliament, berates ‘lazy schoolchildren’ lawmakers

Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko, whose resistance to her imprisonment in Russia has made her a national hero and a potentially disruptive force in Ukrainian politics, received a standing ovation in her first address to parliament on Tuesday. A helicopter navigator captured while fighting pro-Russian separatists in the Donbass region,...

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