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    Russia begins military readiness drills near Ukraine amid Crimea tensions
    Aug25

    Russia begins military readiness drills near Ukraine amid Crimea tensions

    Doug G. WareMOSCOW, Aug. 25 (UPI) — Amid ongoing and potentially rising political tension between Russia and Ukraine, Moscow is making certain its armed forces are ready to fight, if necessary. …read more Source: United Press...

    Promised Prosperity Never Arrived in Russian-held Crimea, Locals Say
    Aug25

    Promised Prosperity Never Arrived in Russian-held Crimea, Locals Say

    More than two years after Russia annexed Crimea and promised its 2 million people a better life, residents say prices have soared, wages and pensions have stagnated and tourists have fled. The sunny and mountainous Black Sea peninsula is back in the news, with Russian President Vladimir Putin accusing Kyiv of sending infiltrators across the...

    Polish Defense Minister calls a meeting after Russia orders army drills
    Aug25

    Polish Defense Minister calls a meeting after Russia orders army drills

    Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz has called a meeting of the chiefs of the Operational Command of Poland’s Armed Forces after a report that Russia is testing the combat readiness of its troops. Russian President Vladimir Putin put the country’s troops on full combat mode in regions surrounding Ukraine and the Baltic states,...

    Football: Champions League groups unveiled
    Aug25

    Football: Champions League groups unveiled

    Turkish champions Besiktas will play against Portugal’s Benfica, Napoli and Dinamo Kiev in Group B …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Biden warns Europe against Russian energy reliance
    Aug25

    Biden warns Europe against Russian energy reliance

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has cautioned Europe against a new natural gas pipeline planned to stretch from Russia to Germany, saying it “looks like a fairly bad deal” for Europe because it further increases its energy dependency on Moscow. Biden said Thursday that to lock Europe “into greater reliance on Russia at this moment...

    Russia Begins Military Exercises on Land, at Sea
    Aug25

    Russia Begins Military Exercises on Land, at Sea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced snap military exercises on land, and in the Black and Caspian Seas, the defense ministry said in a statement. The drills began at 7:00 a.m. (0400 GMT) Moscow time Thursday in Russia’s southern, western and central military districts where troops have been put on combat alert, the statement...

    Makundi ya mechi za bara Ulaya yapangwa
    Aug25

    Makundi ya mechi za bara Ulaya yapangwa

    Makundi ya timu zitakazoshiriki kwenye ligi ya klabu bingwa ulaya yametolewa leo huku timu ya Arsenali ikipata afueni ya kuwekwa kwenye kundi ambalo linaonekana kuwa na upinzani mkuu kutoka kwa mabingwa wa ufaransa Paris Saint Germain pekee.Pep Guardiola atalazimika kumenyana na timu yake ya zamani Barcelona huku leceister City wakipata upinzani...

    Biden warns Europe against Russian energy reliance
    Aug25

    Biden warns Europe against Russian energy reliance

    HELSINKI (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has cautioned Europe against a new natural gas pipeline planned to stretch from Russia to Germany, saying it “looks like a fairly bad deal” for Europe because it further increases its energy dependency on Moscow. Biden said Thursday that to lock Europe “into greater reliance on Russia at this moment …...

    Fashion statement: Ukrainian troops debut post-Soviet uniforms
    Aug25

    Fashion statement: Ukrainian troops debut post-Soviet uniforms

    Ukraine’s military has taken its clash with neighboring Russia to a new level, debuting new “Western-style” uniforms that deliberately break with old Soviet sartorial motifs. The green camouflage uniform with a dark-green beret is modeled on British military styles. The cap includes an insignia of a Cossack, the traditional...

    Champions League: Group stage draw
    Aug25

    Champions League: Group stage draw

    Group stage parings for the 2016/2017 Champions League season. The draw was held in Monaco. The draw for the Champions League group stage was made on Thursday, August 25. GROUP AParis St GermainArsenalBaselLudogoretsGROUP BBenficaNapoliDynamo KievBesiktasGROUP CBarcelonaManchester CityBorussia MoenchengladbachCelticGROUP DBayern MunichAtletico...