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    Putin’s Visits to Crimea Give New Impetus to Region’s Development – Crimea Head
    Jun24

    Putin’s Visits to Crimea Give New Impetus to Region’s Development – Crimea Head

    SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) – Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visits to the Crimean peninsula encourage the development of the region, Republic of Crimea Head Sergey Aksenov said Saturday. “The head of state pays constant attention to Crimea. Vladimir Vladimirovich [Putin] regularly comes to Crimea and Sevastopol on working visits and goes into...

    Ukraine Says Two Soldiers Killed Despite Cease-Fire
    Jun24

    Ukraine Says Two Soldiers Killed Despite Cease-Fire

    The Ukrainian military has said that two soldiers were killed and two wounded in the eastern part of the country despite a cease-fire that began on June 23. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Gazprom smells opportunity as UK’s top gas store shuts
    Jun24

    Gazprom smells opportunity as UK’s top gas store shuts

    Gazprom PJSC is in talks to ramp up natural gas sales in the UK as coal plants are shuttered and the nation’s biggest storage site is closed for good.“We see an appetite from major players in the UK for additional volume of contracted gas,” deputy chief executive officer Alexander Medvedev said in an interview in Prague on Thursday,...

    Azerbaijani FC Qarabag sign Ukrainian goalkeeper
    Jun24

    Azerbaijani FC Qarabag sign Ukrainian goalkeeper

    Azerbaijan’s football club Qarabag have signed a two-year contract with Ukrainian goalkeeper Anton Kanibolotskiy. Kanibolotskiy previously played for Ukrainian FC Shakhtar Donetsk …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Putin visits annexed Crimea, triggering Kiev protest (AFP)
    Jun24

    Putin visits annexed Crimea, triggering Kiev protest (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday visited Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula Moscow annexed in 2014, a trip quickly denounced by Kiev as a violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty. …read more Source: The West...

    OSCE Observers Claim of Arms Fire, Explosions Heard Near Patrol Cars in Ukraine
    Jun24

    OSCE Observers Claim of Arms Fire, Explosions Heard Near Patrol Cars in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier on Saturday, a ceasefire timed to the summer harvest has come into force in eastern Ukraine. This is the fourth attempt this year at forcing the warring parties to lay down their arms and allow a peaceful life to resume in the Donbass region, torn by more than three years of fighting. “On 23 June an SMM patrol...

    Who in the hell is Michael Cohen?! Everything you were afraid to ask about this suddenly important person
    Jun24

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

    Michael Cohen (Credit: Salon/Flora Thevoux) (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.) FULL NAME: Michael D – What you, a cop? TWITTER:...

    Russia’s Putin: Top Goal for Journalists Is ‘Do Not Offend’
    Jun24

    Russia’s Putin: Top Goal for Journalists Is ‘Do Not Offend’

    MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin says the most important principle for journalists is to avoid upsetting those featured in their articles and television broadcasts. Journalists should ensure their work “won’t be offensive to those about whom they do their reports,” Putin said Saturday, according to a news agency. The...

    Daniel Asenov defends European boxing title
    Jun24

    Daniel Asenov defends European boxing title

    Daniel Asenov has defended his European boxing title in the 52 kilogram weight category after a victory in the finals by referee decision versus Niall Farrell UK, at the European championship in Kharkiv, Ukraine. This is the second gold medal for the 20-year old Bulgarian competitor after winning the 2015 European championship in Samokov,...

    The case for not courting conflict with Russia
    Jun24

    The case for not courting conflict with Russia

    Vladimir Putin; Donald Trump (Credit: AP/Alexei Nikolsky/Susan Walsh) We now face some of the greatest crises that humanity and the earth have ever seen—global warming, terrorism, nuclear proliferation, mass poverty and constant wars. To ally with a country like Russia to confront such challenges makes all the sense in the world. Obama himself...