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Serena Williams withdraws from Hopman Cup with knee problem
Jan06

Serena Williams withdraws from Hopman Cup with knee problem

Serena Williams withdrew from the Hopman Cup on Wednesday because of inflammation in her left knee, a setback in her preparations for the Australian Open. Williams has been replaced by Vicky Duval in the U.S. team for the last Group A match against the Czech Republic on Thursday. Williams withdrew ahead of her season-opening match against Ukraine...

Serena Williams withdraws at Perth, injury toll grows
Jan05

Serena Williams withdraws at Perth, injury toll grows

Serena Williams retired during the second set of her Hopman Cup match in Perth on Tuesday, completing a day of injuries and upsets for the leading players on the women’s tour less than two weeks from the Australian Open. Williams, who missed the U.S. team’s opening loss to Ukraine on Monday because of inflammation in her left knee,...

Ukrainian City Receives Russian Gas as Humanitarian Aid
Jan05

Ukrainian City Receives Russian Gas as Humanitarian Aid

05 de enero de 2016, 09:02Moscow, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak confirmed today the start of gas supplies as humanitarian aid to the Ukrainian port city of Genishensk, in the Sea of Azov, by order of President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: Prensa...

Ukrainian City Receives Russian Gas as Humanitarian Aid
Jan05

Ukrainian City Receives Russian Gas as Humanitarian Aid

Moscow, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak confirmed today the start of gas supplies as humanitarian aid to the Ukrainian port city of Genishensk, in the Sea of Azov, by order of President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source:...

Tough tennis act to follow: Can Serena dominate again?
Jan02

Tough tennis act to follow: Can Serena dominate again?

There may be no tougher act to follow in any sport in 2016 than Serena Williams’ attempt to match her nearly perfect season of tennis last year. Williams, who won the first three majors in 2015 and lost in the U.S. Open semifinals — 26 consecutive wins in majors, just missing a calendar-year Grand Slam — will begin that attempt when she...

Putin names United States among threats in new Russian security strategy
Jan02

Putin names United States among threats in new Russian security strategy

A new appraisal names the United States as one of the threats to Russia’s national security for the first time, a sign of how relations with the west have deteriorated in recent years. The document, “About the Strategy of National Security of Russian Federation”, was signed by President Vladimir Putin on New Year’s Eve. It replaces a...

Normandy Quartet Concerned About Minsk Agreements
Dec30

Normandy Quartet Concerned About Minsk Agreements

Moscow, The leaders of the Quartet of Normandy talked today over the phone about the agreements of Minsk, following a build up of Ukrainian war materiel on the other side of the separation strip. …read more Source:...

Normandy Quartet Concerned About Minsk Agreements
Dec30

Normandy Quartet Concerned About Minsk Agreements

30 de diciembre de 2015, 08:58Moscow, Dec 30 (Prensa Latina) The leaders of the Quartet of Normandy talked today over the phone about the agreements of Minsk, following a build up of Ukrainian war materiel on the other side of the separation strip. …read more Source: Prensa...

Putin’s son-in-law boosted by $1.75 billion Russian state loan
Dec30

Putin’s son-in-law boosted by $1.75 billion Russian state loan

The son-in-law of Vladimir Putin stands to benefit from $1.75 billion in cheap finance from the Russian state, a Reuters examination of public documents shows. The money will help fund a petrochemical project at a company in which Kirill Shamalov, husband of Katerina Tikhonova, the Russian president’s younger daughter, has a significant...

Russia Denounces Double Standard of the West On Ukraine
Dec29

Russia Denounces Double Standard of the West On Ukraine

29 de diciembre de 2015, 10:47Moscow, Dec 29 (Prensa Latina) Human Rights Commissioner of the Foreign Ministry of Russia, Konstantin Dolgov, said today that the West””s double standards on this issue in Ukraine have not contributed to an improvement of the situation. …read more Source: Prensa...

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