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Kiev Violates International Law by Stemming Voting of Russians in Ukraine
Mar17

Kiev Violates International Law by Stemming Voting of Russians in Ukraine

“It is a blatant violation of international obligations, international law, and violation of our citizens’ rights,” Maya Grishina said. Earlier in the day, Ukraine’s Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said that Kiev would not allow Russian citizens to visit Russian diplomatic missions on the territory of Ukraine to vote in the Sunday...

Napoli’s Hamsik still has eyes on Serie A title
Mar16

Napoli’s Hamsik still has eyes on Serie A title

Napoli skipper Marek Hamsik insists his side are still in the Serie A title race as they battle to avoid falling seven points behind Juventus before the international break. “Napoli aren’t giving up anything,” said Hamsik, after six-time defending champions Juventus pulled four points clear in midweek. “Anything can definitely happen. The...

Ukraine Bans Access to Russia’s Diplomatic Missions, Moscow Responds
Mar16

Ukraine Bans Access to Russia’s Diplomatic Missions, Moscow Responds

Ukraine’s decision to prohibit Russian citizens from voting in the Russian embassy and Consulate General in Ukraine on March 18 contradicts international human rights norms and does not fit in the definition of a civilized state, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday. “The decision of the Ukrainian authorities released...

Politics: US security officials say Russian hackers could shut down nuclear power plants and electric facilities in America
Mar16

Politics: US security officials say Russian hackers could shut down nuclear power plants and electric facilities in America

The US accused Russia on Thursday of orchestrating cyberattacks against American energy facilities. The US accused Russia on Thursday of orchestrating cyberattacks against American energy facilities. The hackers have been targeting US interests since at least 2015. Reports indicate the hackers could have shut down nuclear power plants, water, and...

Politics: US troops in Syria prepare for more Russian attacks after crushing up to 300 mercenaries in February battle
Mar16

Politics: US troops in Syria prepare for more Russian attacks after crushing up to 300 mercenaries in February battle

Russians are now reportedly joining up to take revenge on the US after losing the fight in February. US troops in Syria are digging in and preparing for future attacks after a massive battle played out in the country’s east The US Brig. Gen. in charge of the US-led fight against ISIS confirmed that around 300 Russian mercenaries were killed...

Politics: Weapons sales are on the rise — here are the top 10 countries exporting arms around the world
Mar16

Politics: Weapons sales are on the rise — here are the top 10 countries exporting arms around the world

International weapons sales have steadily increased since 2000. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute recently published its 2017 “Trends In International Arms Transfers” report, which details the 25 largest weapons exporters between 2013 and 2017. The report, which also lists the 40 largest importers, found that...

Putin says he approved plan to shoot down plane in 2014
Mar15

Putin says he approved plan to shoot down plane in 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he approved of a plan to shoot down a hijacked passenger jet in 2014. A Ukrainian man tried to hijack a Turkey-bound flight and demand that it go to Sochi as the Winter Olympics were about to start there. The pilot instead tricked the man, who was drunk and falsely claimed he had a bomb, and...

Ukraine accuses war hero lawmaker of planning attack on parliament
Mar15

Ukraine accuses war hero lawmaker of planning attack on parliament

Ukraine’s chief prosecutor said Nadiya Savchenko planned to “finish off the survivors with automatic rifles.” The ex-combat pilot has welcomed the claims, saying she fully backs a military coup against the government. …read more Source:...

BREAKING: United States Sanctions Russia For Election Meddling, Cyberattacks
Mar15

BREAKING: United States Sanctions Russia For Election Meddling, Cyberattacks

FILE PHOTO US President Donald Trump speaks to the press in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC.SAUL LOEB / AFP US President Donald Trump’s administration on Thursday announced sanctions against Russians accused of trying to influence the 2016 election and of involvement in other separate cyber attacks. The announcement...

Putin rides ‘Russia First’ wave towards election victory
Mar15

Putin rides ‘Russia First’ wave towards election victory

MOSCOW/YEKATERINBURG, Russia – Russian voters are set to propel Vladimir Putin to another term as president in an election on Sunday, giving him credit for standing up for Russia against Western governments that view him as a dangerous autocrat. , Opinion polls show Putin, 65, with a commanding election lead, all but guaranteeing him...

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