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    Ukrainian Authorities Bracing Themselves For The Return Of Saakashvili
    Sep10

    Ukrainian Authorities Bracing Themselves For The Return Of Saakashvili

    Ukrainian police are bracing themselves at checkpoints on the border with Poland for the expected arrival of Mikhail Saakashvili, the ex-president of Georgia and former governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Hands Over New Resolution on Peacekeepers in Donbass to Security Council
    Sep10

    Ukraine Hands Over New Resolution on Peacekeepers in Donbass to Security Council

    KIEV (Sputnik) — The Deputy Head of Ukraine’s Presidential Administration Kostiantyn Yelisieiev told Inter, a Ukrainian TV channel, that an updated version of a proposed resolution was handed over to the UN Security Council several days ago at the behest of Ukrainian President Poroshenko. The official also called Poroshenko’s upcoming...

    Putin, FIFA head send main soccer trophy on Russia tour before 2018 World Cup
    Sep10

    Putin, FIFA head send main soccer trophy on Russia tour before 2018 World Cup

    FIFA President Gianni Infantino and Russian President Vladimir Putin attend the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour kick-off ceremony at the Luzhniki Stadium which will host matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, in Moscow, Russia, September 9, 2017. REUTERS/Maxim ShemetovMOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin and FIFA President Gianni Infantino on...

    US, Russian Diplomats Look to Calm Tensions in Talks

    U.S. and Russian envoys are to meet in Finland next week in a bid to calm diplomatic tensions that have risen to levels of the Cold War. The State Department’s third-ranking official, Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon, will meet Monday and Tuesday with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov. Shannon and...

    EuroBasket 2017: Slovenia, Germany advance to quarters
    Sep09

    EuroBasket 2017: Slovenia, Germany advance to quarters

    Germany upset France, Slovenia dominate Ukraine to advance to quarter-finals in EuroBasket …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Who in the hell is Felix Sater?! Everything you were afraid to ask about this suddenly important person
    Sep09

    Who in the hell is Felix Sater?! Everything you were afraid to ask about this suddenly important person

    Felix Sater (Credit: Salon/Ilana Lidagoster) (In this brand new, hastily conceived premise, Salon will use the otherwise unlimited space of the site to profile a person in the news who has, until recently, lived largely under the radar. And by under the radar, we mean above gratuitous satire.) LEGAL FAKE NAME: Felix Henry Sater (born Felix...

    Why One President Gave Up His Country’s Nukes
    Sep09

    Why One President Gave Up His Country’s Nukes

    North Korea’s increasingly sophisticated missile and nuclear tests indicate that the nation’s nuclear-arms program is rapidly advancing, nearing the point at which Kim Jong Un can credibly claim to possess the means of nuking the United States. But they also demonstrate something else: No matter how many sanctions you impose, no...

    Former Odessa Region Governor Saakashvili Says Heading to Ukraine
    Sep09

    Former Odessa Region Governor Saakashvili Says Heading to Ukraine

    KIEV (Sputnik) – On July 26, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko revoked Saakashvili’s Ukrainian citizenship when it was discovered that he had violated a national law there by providing incorrect information on his citizenship application. Saakashvili was in the United States at the time when Poroshenko made his decision, and said he...

    Tigran Ghazaryan defeats Azerbaijani wrestler
    Sep09

    Tigran Ghazaryan defeats Azerbaijani wrestler

    Free style wrestlers continue their fights at Cadet World Wrestling Championship underway in Athens. Among 5 athletes from Armenia, Tigran Ghazaryan (54 kg) in the qualifying round defeated Azerbaijani wrestler Shahmurad Usufli with 8:1 score. Though, in 1/8 final our wrestler lost to Ukrainian athlete Vladislav Ostapenko with the score 4:14....

    Barcelona mayor hesitates on Catalan referendum over court fears
    Sep09

    Barcelona mayor hesitates on Catalan referendum over court fears

    Ada Colau, the mayor of Barcelona, and officials in other major Catalan municipalities have pushed back on requests to host an upcoming referendum on Catalan independence planned for October 1 amid fears that Spain’s courts will sanction politicians and officials. The move by local governments covering a third of Catalonia’s...