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    Wladimir Klitschko retires: How he finally won respect
    Aug03

    Wladimir Klitschko retires: How he finally won respect

    Description Wladimir Klitschko in training ahead of his fight with Anthony Joshua Credits Dan Mullan/Getty Images Alt Text Wladimir Klitschko The Ukrainian’s epic fight against Anthony Joshua earned him the plaudits he always deserved Reaction …read more Source: The...

    President Trump grudgingly signs Russia sanctions bill
    Aug03

    President Trump grudgingly signs Russia sanctions bill

    WASHINGTON — Dealt a striking congressional rebuke, Donald Trump grudgingly signed what he called a “seriously flawed” package of sanctions against Russia, bowing for the moment to resistance from both parties to his push for warmer ties with Moscow. Trump signed the most significant piece of legislation of his presidency Wednesday with no public...

    America may offer Ukraine weapons to repel Russia
    Aug03

    America may offer Ukraine weapons to repel Russia

    WHEN Russian members of parliament uncorked champagne to celebrate the electoral victory of Donald Trump, they hoped that America would stop meddling in the former Soviet backyard and ease sanctions imposed in response to its war in Ukraine. But as some Russians are now saying, it was too early to drink it. On August 2nd Mr Trump reluctantly...

    Ukraine and Russia Clash on Twitter Over Trump Sanctions
    Aug03

    Ukraine and Russia Clash on Twitter Over Trump Sanctions

    Ukraine and Russia face off in Twitter rematch with South Park gif, after Simpsons meme. …read more Source:...

    Trump’s Objections to Russia Sanctions Law Suggest He Might Trade Crimea Away
    Aug03

    Trump’s Objections to Russia Sanctions Law Suggest He Might Trade Crimea Away

    After President Donald Trump reluctantly signed a bill on Wednesday that makes it harder for him to lift sanctions on Russia, the White House issued a curious statement in his name, complaining that the new law includes “a number of clearly unconstitutional provisions.” Specifically, the president complained about sections 253 and 257 of the...

    Angry Trump says Russia ties at ‘very dangerous low’
    Aug03

    Angry Trump says Russia ties at ‘very dangerous low’

    WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said relations with Russia had hit an all-time and “very dangerous” low Thursday, putting the blame on Congress after he reluctantly approved sanctions against Moscow. After Moscow called the sanctions a declaration of “economic war” that had exposed the US president’s weakness,...

    Trump says ties with Russia at 'all-time low and dangerous low"
    Aug03

    Trump says ties with Russia at 'all-time low and dangerous low"

    Congress passed the new sanctions to punish Russia over the election interference and the annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea in 2014. …read more Source:...

    Mother Hunts For Sons Missing In Action In Ukraine
    Aug03

    Mother Hunts For Sons Missing In Action In Ukraine

    The mother of two Ukrainian government soldiers is on desperate hunt to learn the fate of her sons who went missing in action in eastern Ukraine in 2014. Kateryna Khomyak’s sons were among more than 400 soldiers the Ukrainian government says are missing after battling Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. (YouTube, RFE/RL’s...

    Jailed Pro-Kyiv Russian Activist Starts Hunger Strike
    Aug03

    Jailed Pro-Kyiv Russian Activist Starts Hunger Strike

    A Russian activist in the southern region of Krasnodar jailed for propagating extremism and separatism online has started a hunger strike in custody, her mother says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Finally respected, Klitschko retires
    Aug03

    Finally respected, Klitschko retires

    Wladimir Klitschko ruled the heavyweight scene with a steel glove for more than a decade yet it was a defeat by Anthony Joshua which ensured the Ukrainian retired yesterday with the universal respect that eluded him for so long.Often denigrated for a robotic style, short on flair, Klitschko reigned supreme in a heavyweight era suffering from a...