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    Album ‘Yiddish Glory’ gives voice to once-lost Soviet Jewish WWII songs
    Apr12

    Album ‘Yiddish Glory’ gives voice to once-lost Soviet Jewish WWII songs

    After decades in an unmarked box in Ukraine, the unlikely discovery and resurrection of wartime testimonial poems by Toronto prof leads to international recording project …read more Source: The Times of...

    America’s Shrinking Diplomatic Presence In Russia Comes At A Cost For Both Countries
    Apr12

    America’s Shrinking Diplomatic Presence In Russia Comes At A Cost For Both Countries

    After the most recent round of diplomatic expulsions, the U.S. embassy in Moscow has lost vital staff — including those working on important bilateral issues, like Syria, Ukraine and arms control. For ordinary Russians, the cuts at the embassy mean it’s virtually impossible to get a U.S. visa in Moscow anymore. …read more Source:...

    US, Russia Edge Toward Showdown Over Syria
    Apr12

    US, Russia Edge Toward Showdown Over Syria

    When the U.S. fired Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian airfield a year ago after a chemical weapons attack, the Pentagon gave Moscow advance warning to get its personnel out of harm’s way. Since then, U.S.-Russian relations have soured, and the two nuclear powers have raised the ante, getting dangerously close to a potential military clash in...

    Russian mafia whistleblower ‘was sick night before death after dining in Paris restaurant with secret girlfriend’
    Apr12

    Russian mafia whistleblower ‘was sick night before death after dining in Paris restaurant with secret girlfriend’

    Alexander Perepilichnyy visited the French capital with Ukrainian-born Elmira Medynska, 28, on a two-day break in November 2012 – and died after coming back to Britain …read more Source:...

    Politics: Russia’s newest anti-air defenses are in Syria — and the US should be worried
    Apr11

    Politics: Russia’s newest anti-air defenses are in Syria — and the US should be worried

    The Pantsir-S1's newest missile that can destroy low flying drones. That, combined with the S-400 makes Russia's anti-aircraft systems better than the US' Russia has a layered defense system protecting its bases in Syria that could prove difficult for American jets seeking to strike Syrian targets. The system is composed of...

    Barshim leads world class field on home turf
    Apr11

    Barshim leads world class field on home turf

    Team Qatar’s 2017 World Champion, Diamond League Champion and World Athlete of the Year, Mutaz Barshim will be the headline name at this year’s Doha Diamond League as he once again kicks off his 2018 outdoor season in front of a home-crowd. Qatar’s best-ever athlete will ensure a phenomenal atmosphere inside Qatar Sports Club as...

    The real (but small) danger of a US-Russia war over Syria
    Apr11

    The real (but small) danger of a US-Russia war over Syria

    “I suspect neither side wants a direct confrontation, but when things go flash-bang, there are always surprises and unintended consequences.” If President Donald Trump decides to strike Syria, he might incur some unintended consequences — like increasing the risk of getting into a shooting war with Russia. On Tuesday night, Russia’s...

    Heroic Roma restore Italian pride after World Cup despair
    Apr11

    Heroic Roma restore Italian pride after World Cup despair

    Italy has spent five months grieving over the failure of the national team to take their customary place at the World Cup, but Roma have restored some pride with a heroic victory over Barcelona in the Champions League.The Azzurri, four-time world champions, are not going to Russia, but after Roma won 3-0, to over-turn a 4-1 quarter-final deficit...

    Clock is ticking but Klopp keeps dreams in check
    Apr11

    Clock is ticking but Klopp keeps dreams in check

    Jurgen Klopp admits the clock is ticking on his target of winning a trophy within the first four years of his Liverpool tenure but after eliminating Manchester City he says he dare not dream that it will be the Champions League.The 50-year-old German refuses to contemplate a sixth European crown for the historic club even after they beat the...

    eNCA | Ukraine rejects Russian gas transit offer
    Apr11

    eNCA | Ukraine rejects Russian gas transit offer

    Ukraine has bitterly opposed the project because it fears it will undermine its traditional role as the main transit country for Russian gas exports to Europe. …read more Source:...