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Russian ‘Eurovision’ Singer Yulia Samoilova’s New Song is a YouTube Hit
Mar17

Russian ‘Eurovision’ Singer Yulia Samoilova’s New Song is a YouTube Hit

Russian Eurovision-2018 participant Yulia Samoilova, who was banned from entering Ukraine to take part in Eurovision 2017, will represent Russia for Eurovision 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. According to Samoilova her latest song is very personal, and addresses her own willpower and faith. “It’s a very personal song, it’s about the...

Tammy Abraham: Swansea Striker who turned Super Eagles down demoted to England U-21
Mar17

Tammy Abraham: Swansea Striker who turned Super Eagles down demoted to England U-21

Tammy Abraham is on loan from parent club Chelsea. Swansea City striker Tammy Abraham who turned down the opportunity to play for the Super Eagles has been demoted to the England under 21 team.Tammy who was given birth to by Nigerian parents made the decision to represent England ahead of Nigeria even after President of the Nigeria Football...

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...

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...

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 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:...

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