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    UEFA 2017/18 Champions League Draw – Tottenham to face defending team Real Madrid
    Aug26

    UEFA 2017/18 Champions League Draw – Tottenham to face defending team Real Madrid

    Tottenham will face defending champions, Real Madrid in the Champions League group stages. Spurs were drawn in Group H alongside the Spanish giants, German side Borussia Dortmund and Apoel of Cyprus. Spurs start at Wembley against Dortmund, before travelling to Cyprus and Spain. They then host Real and visit Germany before ending the group stage...

    Ukrainian Troops Kill Over 30 People in Donbass Amid ‘Harvest Ceasefire’
    Aug26

    Ukrainian Troops Kill Over 30 People in Donbass Amid ‘Harvest Ceasefire’

    DONETSK (Sputnik) — The killings occurred amid the so-called “harvest ceasefire.” It was agreed upon on June 21 by a trilateral contact group, composed of Russian, Ukrainian and Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) mediators, and was expected to last from June 24 to August 31. “Within the ‘harvest ceasefire’ period...

    Ukraine Activists Mark Two Years Since Filmmaker Sentsov’s Conviction In Russia
    Aug26

    Ukraine Activists Mark Two Years Since Filmmaker Sentsov’s Conviction In Russia

    Supporters of Crimean film director Oleh Sentsov have held a rally in Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, to mark two years since his conviction in Russia following a trial that has drawn international condemnation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moscow cannot afford a South Ossetian strategy in Ukraine’s Donbas
    Aug26

    Moscow cannot afford a South Ossetian strategy in Ukraine’s Donbas

    Vladimir Putin has slammed the brakes on a much-ballyhooed Duma proposal to offer Ukrainians in the occupied Donbas region Russian citizenship on a simplified basis (Kommersant, July 18). Almost certainly, the initiative was abandoned because, if these individuals were to obtain that status – as the residents of the breakaway “republic” of South...

    Almaty Appeals Court upholds conviction of fugitive ex-banker in Kazakhstan’s biggest fraud case
    Aug26

    Almaty Appeals Court upholds conviction of fugitive ex-banker in Kazakhstan’s biggest fraud case

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. The Almaty City Court Appeals Board upheld the decision of the Almaty City Specialised Criminal Court against BTA Bank’s former board of directors’ chairman Mukhtar Ablyazov, who in June 2017 was found guilty of organising and leading a criminal group...

    We Still Don’t Know How Trump’s Administration Will Handle Ukraine
    Aug26

    We Still Don’t Know How Trump’s Administration Will Handle Ukraine

    Nikolas K. Gvosdev Security, Europe In Kiev, Mattis could provide no definitive answers to questions about what is likely to change. Last December, in these very pages, I warned that a particular danger the new Trump administration would face in the national security field would be the problem of senior figures issuing “contradictory statements”...

    USDA, CDC hold workshop on Zoonotic diseases
    Aug26

    USDA, CDC hold workshop on Zoonotic diseases

    Islamabad – United States Department of Agriculture and the Centers for Disease Control held a joint workshop on Zoonotic diseases yesterday. There is a risk that these animal diseases such as Crimean Congo, Hemorrhagic fever, rabies, brucellosis and avian influenza can spread to humans. “The workshop brought decision makers and scientists...

    CIA Veteran Sees Russian Connection to 2 Groups Opposing Fracking, Pipelines
    Aug26

    CIA Veteran Sees Russian Connection to 2 Groups Opposing Fracking, Pipelines

    Some environmental activists who pressure politicians to halt production of natural gas are acting as “agents of influence” on behalf of the Kremlin and Russian energy interests, according to a retired CIA officer’s analysis of the money trail. “We cannot allow foreign interests to deliberately manipulate our energy industry,” Rep....

    Hacker group says US biological labs active in Ukraine
    Aug26

    Hacker group says US biological labs active in Ukraine

    A Ukrainian hacker group, CyberBerkut, has published the results of its investigation, which say that a network of biological labs is running covert experiments in Ukraine under the US control. “CyberBerkut continues to follow the covert activities of US special services and non-governmental organizations in Ukraine,” the group said in a...

    Radioactive Mushrooms In Belarus?
    Aug26

    Radioactive Mushrooms In Belarus?

    A woman who lives among the radiation-contaminated fields near the Chernobyl nuclear plant picks and sells wild mushrooms just to make ends meet. (RFE/RL’s Belarusian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...