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    Ukraine takes aim at Putin with ultra-political Eurovision song against Russian oppression
    Feb22

    Ukraine takes aim at Putin with ultra-political Eurovision song against Russian oppression

    A UKRAINE pop star will use the annual Eurovision song contest to protest against Putin’s oppression after picking a tragic anti-Russian ballad to represent the country. …read more Source:...

    Russia wants to fly over US with advanced digital camera
    Feb22

    Russia wants to fly over US with advanced digital camera

    FILE – Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during his annual end of year news conference in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, December 17, 2015. Photo: AP WASHINGTON: Russia will ask permission on Monday to start flying surveillance planes equipped with high-powered digital cameras amid warnings from US intelligence and military officials that...

    FA Cup: Chelsea crush weakened City, Spurs knocked out
    Feb22

    FA Cup: Chelsea crush weakened City, Spurs knocked out

    "We were forced to select that team," he told the BBC. "We knew it was a difficult chance to carry on in the FA Cup. We cannot do anything more." Chelsea exploited Manchester City’s decision to field a weakened team by romping to a 5-1 win in the FA Cup fifth round on Sunday as they joined London rivals West Ham United...

    Fighting In Ukraine Picks Up Sharply
    Feb22

    Fighting In Ukraine Picks Up Sharply

    Though overshadowed by the war in Syria, fighting in eastern Ukraine has picked up sharply in recent weeks, residents along the front line, commanders and European monitors say. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine’s Maidan Massacre: Two Years On A Survivor Remembers
    Feb22

    Ukraine’s Maidan Massacre: Two Years On A Survivor Remembers

    For more than two months, Ivan Rapovyi’s wife forbade him to go to Maidan, the Kiev square protesters called their “island of freedom” as they sought to rid Ukraine of Russian-backed president Viktor Yanukovich and his allies. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine Conflict Affects Over Half A Million Children
    Feb22

    Ukraine Conflict Affects Over Half A Million Children

    The conflict in Ukraine has deeply affected the lives of 580,000 children living in non-government controlled areas and close to the front line in the east of the country, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said today, highlighting that 200,000… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas stunned by Man City’s line-up in FA Cup defeat
    Feb22

    Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas stunned by Man City’s line-up in FA Cup defeat

    Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has slammed Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini’s decision to play kids in a FA Cup clash, saying that he was stunned to see the line-up. City suffered their biggest ever defeat at the hands of the Guus Hiddink-led side 5-1 at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. Fabregas said City’s surprising line-up was...

    Ukraine’s Eurovision pick highlights Russian oppression
    Feb22

    Ukraine’s Eurovision pick highlights Russian oppression

    A Crimean Tatar singer has been chosen to represent Ukraine with a song about Russia’s deadly deportation of the group. Jamala may face challenges if the song “1994″ breaks Eurovision’s rules on political content. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Eurovision entry is song about Russian repression – video
    Feb22

    Ukraine’s Eurovision entry is song about Russian repression – video

    Ukraine votes for a song about Stalin’s wartime deportation of the Tartars to represent the country at this year’s Eurovision. Dressed in Tatar traditional dress, singer Jamala, who herself belongs to the Muslim Tartar minority of Crimea, sang about her great grandmother who was deported with her children to central Asia. Photograph:...

    Chelsea destroy makeshift Man City to book Everton showdown
    Feb22

    Chelsea destroy makeshift Man City to book Everton showdown

    Description Gary Cahill of Chelsea scores against Manchester City Credits Mike Hewitt/Getty Alt Text Gary Cahill City boss Manuel Pellegrini field five debutants and claims his hand was forced because of Sunday kick off One-Minute Read …read more Source: The...