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    Futsal World Cup: Argentina beat Ukraine 1-0
    Sep23

    Futsal World Cup: Argentina beat Ukraine 1-0

    Argentina made it into the quarter-finals of the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 after they were taken to extra-time by a stubborn Ukraine, but finally getting a 1-0 victory. …read more Source:...

    Putin Sanctioned His Own People. But It Helped Him Win.
    Sep23

    Putin Sanctioned His Own People. But It Helped Him Win.

    MOSCOW — On Sept. 18, the Russian Federation held elections for the seventh session of the lower house of parliament. The political body, known as the State Duma, will now consist of only four political parties and will be dominated by the current government’s party, United Russia, despite a noticeably declining standard of living...

    Putin Appoints Crimean Commander to Head Baltic Fleet
    Sep23

    Putin Appoints Crimean Commander to Head Baltic Fleet

    Russia has appointed Crimean-born Alexander Nosatov as the new commander of its Baltic Fleet, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced on its official TV channel Zvezda. Nosatov has been interim commander, since his predecessor Viktor Kravchuk was dismissed in June by Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, after a scathing review of his efforts to...

    British Reporter’s Diatribe At Maimed Captive Rankles Kyiv
    Sep23

    British Reporter’s Diatribe At Maimed Captive Rankles Kyiv

    British expat reporter and videographer Graham Phillips fancies himself a “truth speaker” out to redeem independent journalism in the fog of war in eastern Ukraine. His critics, however, describe him as a Russian propagandist, plain and simple. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ending corruption will help deliver on our development promises: the Sustainable Development Goals one year on
    Sep23

    Ending corruption will help deliver on our development promises: the Sustainable Development Goals one year on

    Millions of people around the world could be lifted out of their daily hardship and misery if the money lost to corruption was invested in sustainable development. Every year an estimated $1 trillion of illicit financial flows leave developing countries in the form of tax evasion, embezzlement, bribes, money laundering and smuggling. That’s...

    The Good Place, NBC’s new comedy about how to get into heaven, takes big risks. That’s rare, and awesome.
    Sep23

    The Good Place, NBC’s new comedy about how to get into heaven, takes big risks. That’s rare, and awesome.

    The witty series unleashes a wicked Kristen Bell on Ted Danson’s heaven. “Wait, how did you sum up that show in one sentence again?” my sister asked, squinting at the TV screen. I, being a professional watcher of television and all, had The Good Place’s logline ready: “Kristen Bell accidentally ends up in heaven and...

    Putin’s bridge to Crimea
    Sep23

    Putin’s bridge to Crimea

    Russia is determined to make annexation irreversible with strait crossing …read more Source: Financial...

    International Monitors Spot Russian Insignia Brandished in East Ukraine
    Sep23

    International Monitors Spot Russian Insignia Brandished in East Ukraine

    International monitors in eastern Ukraine have reported several instances of run-ins with individuals sporting Russian flag symbols. The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), which monitors the conflict between government and pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine, reported Thursday that its observers had been impeded on the...

    Taxify launches service in Kiev
    Sep23

    Taxify launches service in Kiev

    Estonian transportation network company (TNC) Taxify launched their taxi and ridesharing service in Kiev on Friday, which means that the mobile app is serving customers in a total of 21 cities in 14 countries. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Says Peace Process at Risk Without EU Sanctions
    Sep23

    Ukraine Says Peace Process at Risk Without EU Sanctions

    Loosening the European Union’s economic sanctions on Russia would wreck the cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, because the measures are the West’s only leverage over Moscow, Kyiv’s deputy foreign minister said on Friday. Next month, EU leaders are set to discuss the sanctions on Russia’s energy, financial and defense sectors,...