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    Serena speeds through as Wawrinka, Murray battle into last 16
    Sep04

    Serena speeds through as Wawrinka, Murray battle into last 16

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Serena Williams sped past another milestone Saturday en route to the US Open fourth round as men’s contenders Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka clawed their way into the last 16.World number one Williams dominated Sweden’s Johanna Larsson 6-2, 6-1 to surpass Martina Navratilova for most Grand Slam wins by a woman...

    The Latest: May wants ‘frank and open’ ties with Putin
    Sep04

    The Latest: May wants ‘frank and open’ ties with Putin

    In their first meeting together, British Prime Minister Theresa May has told Russian President Vladimir Putin that she wants a “frank and open relationship” with Moscow despite their differences. Bilateral relations have been strained in recent years by the fighting in Ukraine, Russia’s backing of Syrian President Bashar Assad...

    Ukraine and Russia wage war — in global courts
    Sep04

    Ukraine and Russia wage war — in global courts

    After Russia snatched the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea from Kiev the new authorities installed by Moscow set about taking over one of Ukraine’s largest banks as well as shipyards and hotels. The state lender has now fired back by filing a massive claim with a court in The Hague — one of the multiple cases being fought by Kiev on a new...

    CUTS, CUTS, CUTS: Life and times of Russia’s university teachers
    Sep04

    CUTS, CUTS, CUTS: Life and times of Russia’s university teachers

    Russia’s higher education sector is at a crossroads. A few universities are trying to raise their game for international ranking, but most barely survive staff and funding cuts, writes Tatyana Dvornikova RUSSIA’S higher education sector is braced for significant cuts, with up to 10,300 jobs disappearing. At the end of July 2016, the...

    Ukraine and Russia wage legal war in global courts
    Sep04

    Ukraine and Russia wage legal war in global courts

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    Ukraine and Russia wage war — in global courts
    Sep04

    Ukraine and Russia wage war — in global courts

    KIEV – After Russia snatched the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea from Kiev the new authorities installed by Moscow set about taking over one of Ukraine’s largest banks as well as shipyards and hotels. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Wawrinka saves match point to reach fourth round of US Open
    Sep04

    Wawrinka saves match point to reach fourth round of US Open

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Third seed Stan Wawrinka saved a match point to defeat Britains Dan Evans 4-6, 6-3, 6-7 (6/8), 7-6 (10/8), 6-2 and reach the US Open fourth round on Saturday.The 31-year-old Wawrinka, a semi-finalist in 2013 and 2015, saved the match point at 5/6 down in the fourth set tiebreak to break the will of his 64th-ranked opponent...

    Serena Williams set new record by winning 307 Grand Slam matches
    Sep04

    Serena Williams set new record by winning 307 Grand Slam matches

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Serena Williams sped past another milestone Saturday as her 307th Grand slam match win took her past Martina Navratilovas record and into the fourth round of the US Open.Williams dominated Swedens Johanna Larsson 6-2, 6-1. Not only has she surpassed Navratilova for most Grand Slam wins by a woman, she equalled Roger...

    The Oligarch Ghost Town of Kiev
    Sep04

    The Oligarch Ghost Town of Kiev

    The luxury neighborhood of Vozdvyzhenka in the center of Kiev is filled with a mind-boggling collection of Easter Egg mansions and luxury apartment buildings. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Putin: U.S.-Russia’s Icy Relations Are ‘Not Our Fault’
    Sep04

    Putin: U.S.-Russia’s Icy Relations Are ‘Not Our Fault’

    Putin at a forum went further with his rhetoric, suggesting that Russia is also not to blame for its annexation of Crimea in 2014. …read more Source:...