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Federer opens his 2016 season with easy win in Brisbane
Jan07

Federer opens his 2016 season with easy win in Brisbane

Roger Federer recalled the celebrations and the festive atmosphere of his 1,000th match victory on tour as soon as he returned to the Brisbane International to fine-tune his preparations for the Australian Open. He achieved the milestone in the final here last year, when he beat Milos Raonic and shared the podium with some of the players he...

Belarus Endorses Political Solution to Ukrainian Conflict
Jan06

Belarus Endorses Political Solution to Ukrainian Conflict

06 de enero de 2016, 10:38Minsk, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The Foreign Ministry of Belarus endorsed the need for a political settlement of the conflict in Ukraine and the compliance with the agreements made on Minsk on the part of the warring parties, highlighted an annual report on foreign policy. …read more Source: Prensa...

Lugansk Rebels Will Release Ukrainian Prisoners
Jan06

Lugansk Rebels Will Release Ukrainian Prisoners

06 de enero de 2016, 10:05Kiev, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the insurgent People””s Republic of Lugansk (PRL), Igor Plonitski, ordered freeing the Ukrainian military kept prisoners in that territory, as confirmed today by the press service of the rebel leader, without specifying figures. …read more Source: Prensa...

Ukraine Irritates EU With Change of 2016 Budget Law
Jan06

Ukraine Irritates EU With Change of 2016 Budget Law

06 de enero de 2016, 09:54Kiev, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) demanded today an official explanation from Ukraine on the postponement until 2017 of the already approved Finance Act of the electronic filing of public officials”” income. …read more Source: Prensa...

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 Williams has been replaced by Vicky Duval in the U.S. team for the last Group A match against the Czech Republic on Thursday.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...

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