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    Euro 2016: Ukraine’s President Urges National Team to Beat Poland
    Jun17

    Euro 2016: Ukraine’s President Urges National Team to Beat Poland

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has lamented the “frustrating” loss of his national side against Northern Ireland in Euro 2016 and simply urged his country’s team to “play better”. Poroshenko posted his brief response to Thursday’s match in France on Facebook, hoping to galvanize a Ukrainian side that is on the brink of leaving...

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for 1 year
    Jun17

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for 1 year

    BRUSSELS — The European Union has extended for another year some of its sanctions targeting Russia over its annexation of the Crimean peninsula. For two years, the 28-nation EU has imposed ever more punitive measures on Russia to protest what it calls “the illegal annexation of Crimea and deliberate destabilization of Ukraine.” The...

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for 1 more year
    Jun17

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for 1 more year

    The European Union extended Friday for one year its economic sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: Iran...

    European Friends of Armenia: Moldova’s journalist was dismissed under Baku’s pressure for visiting Artsakh
    Jun17

    European Friends of Armenia: Moldova’s journalist was dismissed under Baku’s pressure for visiting Artsakh

    Azerbaijan once again violates fundamental human rights on state level hindering free movement of European journalists and freedom of speech, the statement of the European Friends of Armenia (EuFoA) received by ArmInfo reads. “The matter concerns the statement made by the Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman that journalist from...

    Ottawa Festivals: A few of our favourite boasts
    Jun17

    Ottawa Festivals: A few of our favourite boasts

    Here are a few of our favourite boasts made by Ottawa festivals, culled from their own websites and publicity material: “The second largest jazz festival (in Canada) based on 2015 ticket sales.” “The second-oldest jazz festival in the country.” — Ottawa Jazz Festival “Premium beer from the oldest still-functioning brewery in Eastern Europe.” —...

    Russia Is Biggest Threat to Global Security Says Poland
    Jun17

    Russia Is Biggest Threat to Global Security Says Poland

    Russia “is the biggest threat to global security today” according to Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz, Polish national broadcaster PR reports. The Polish Defense Minister, who has been a frequent critic of Russian foreign policy, spoke after NATO announced its decision to deploy four battalions in Poland and the three Baltic...

    Putin Surrenders: What will Armenia Do?
    Jun17

    Putin Surrenders: What will Armenia Do?

    “The USA is a leading power. Yes. The USA is the only superpower in the world. We accept it,” Vladimir Putin, RF president, told this at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), adding that Moscow intends and is ready to work with the USA. This statement should be considered at least sensational, although it’s much more serious,...

    Russia’s Putin slams West over backing ‘coup d’etat’ in Ukraine
    Jun17

    Russia’s Putin slams West over backing ‘coup d’etat’ in Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has strongly criticized the West’s support for ‘a coup d’etat’ in Ukraine in 2014, blaming it for the bloodshed that plagued the country. …read more Source: Iran...

    Russia’s Putin slams West over backing ‘coup d’etat’ in Ukraine
    Jun17

    Russia’s Putin slams West over backing ‘coup d’etat’ in Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin strongly criticizes the West’s support for ‘a coup d’etat’ in Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source:...

    Russia ‘Ready to Work’ With U.S., the ‘Only Superpower:’ Putin
    Jun17

    Russia ‘Ready to Work’ With U.S., the ‘Only Superpower:’ Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he accepted the United States was probably still the world’s sole superpower and he was ready to work with whoever won the presidency, but didn’t want to be told how to live by Americans. Putin’s comments follow a rocky period in U.S.-Russia relations, which have been undermined by...