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    Former Heavyweight Boxing Champion Klitschko Retires
    Aug03

    Former Heavyweight Boxing Champion Klitschko Retires

    Former heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko has announced his retirement from boxing at age 41. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Heavyweight Legend Wladimir Klitschko Retires From Boxing
    Aug03

    Heavyweight Legend Wladimir Klitschko Retires From Boxing

    Wladimir Klitschko has decided to retire from boxing, killing any hopes of a potential rematch with heavyweight king Anthony Joshua, according to Daily Mail. The Ukrainian was defeated by Joshua in a heavyweight blockbuster back in April and the Brit was eyeing another colossal bout in Las Vegas on November 11. But the 41-year-old released a...

    Russia plans to auction giant 51-carat diamond online
    Aug03

    Russia plans to auction giant 51-carat diamond online

    MOSCOW: Russian miner Alrosa said on Tuesday it plans to sell at an online auction in November a rare collection of polished diamonds produced domestically, including a giant 51.38-carat gem. This huge, traditional round-cut diamond, whose 2.5 cm (1 inch) diameter is equal in size to the visible part of a human eye, bears the same name as the...

    US sanctions are ‘trade war’ on Russia, says PM Medvedev
    Aug03

    US sanctions are ‘trade war’ on Russia, says PM Medvedev

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said new sanctions imposed by the US are tantamount to declaring a “full-scale trade war” against Moscow. He said the measures, signed by Donald Trump, demonstrated the complete impotence of the US president, who he said had been humiliated by Congress. The law aims to punish Russia for its alleged...

    Russia blasts US sanctions as ‘economic war’
    Aug03

    Russia blasts US sanctions as ‘economic war’

    MOSCOW: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev lashed new US sanctions as a “full-fledged economic war” on Moscow, saying they crushed hopes for repairing ties and demonstrated President Donald Trump’s “total weakness … in the most humiliating way.” Trump reluctantly signed off on the new sanctions Wednesday,...

    Yanukovych’s Treason Trial Set To Restart
    Aug03

    Yanukovych’s Treason Trial Set To Restart

    The in-absentia treason trial of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is due to restart today. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports. At the last hearing, held on July 12, a court in Kyiv adjourned the trial after Yanukovych’s new lawyer, Vitaliy … …read more Source:...

    Yanukovych’s Treason Trial Set To Restart
    Aug03

    Yanukovych’s Treason Trial Set To Restart

    The in-absentia treason trial of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is due to restart today. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia blasts US sanctions as ‘economic war’
    Aug03

    Russia blasts US sanctions as ‘economic war’

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev lashed new US sanctions as a full-fledged economic war on Moscow, saying they crushed hopes for repairing ties and demonstrated President Donald Trump’s total weakness … in the most humiliating way.Trump reluctantly signed off on the new sanctions Wednesday, bowing to...

    EU ready to retaliate if needed to US-Russia sanctions
    Aug03

    EU ready to retaliate if needed to US-Russia sanctions

    The EU and US imposed the sanctions in the wake of Russia’s annexation of Crimea in March 2014 as the Ukraine crisis deepened after the ouster of a pro-Moscow government. …read more Source: Muscat...

    Trial Of Crimean Journalist Semena Set To Resume In Simferopol
    Aug03

    Trial Of Crimean Journalist Semena Set To Resume In Simferopol

    Russian-appointed judges at a court in Ukraine’s occupied Crimea region are scheduled to conduct a new hearing in the trial of Mykola Semena, an RFE/RL contributor who is fighting what he says is a politically motivated separatism charge. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...