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    World Anti-Doping Agency says 99 meldonium cases this year
    Mar11

    World Anti-Doping Agency says 99 meldonium cases this year

    The drug at the center of the Maria Sharapova doping case has produced 99 positive tests so far this year, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said Friday. WADA spokesman Ben Nichols told The Associated Press in an e-mail that since meldonium was banned on Jan. 1 “there have been 99 adverse analytical findings” for the drug. Nichols...

    IAAF: No reinstatement for Russian track at this stage
    Mar11

    IAAF: No reinstatement for Russian track at this stage

    Russia’s track and field federation has not yet done enough to reform its anti-doping program in order to have its athletes reinstated to global competition, the IAAF said Friday. The sport’s world governing body said it will likely decide in May whether Russian athletes will be readmitted or not in time for the Olympics in Rio de...

    World Anti-Doping Agency says 99 meldonium cases this year
    Mar11

    World Anti-Doping Agency says 99 meldonium cases this year

    MOSCOW (AP) — The drug at the center of the Maria Sharapova doping case has produced 99 positive tests so far this year, the World Anti-Doping Agency said Friday. WADA spokesman Ben Nichols told The Associated Press in an e-mail that since meldonium was banned on Jan. 1 “there have been 99 adverse analytical findings” for the drug. Nichols did...

    Jewish Canadians demand 92-year-old Ukrainian Nazi’s deportation
    Mar11

    Jewish Canadians demand 92-year-old Ukrainian Nazi’s deportation

    TORONTO (JTA) — Jewish groups are calling on Canada to strip Canadian citizenship from a 92-year-old man who was once a member of a Nazi death squad. In a letter to Citizenship Minister John McCallum, the groups say it’s time to conclude to what has been a 20-year battle to deport Helmut Oberlander. “As has been clearly established, Mr....

    Tymoshenko: Ukraine a ‘corruption conglomerate’
    Mar11

    Tymoshenko: Ukraine a ‘corruption conglomerate’

    Ukraine’s vehement former prime minister, Yulia Tymoshenko, says the leaders who came to power following 2014’s bloody upheavals are stifling the country by tolerating corruption. …read more Source: FOX...

    Tymoshenko: Ukraine a ‘Corruption Conglomerate’
    Mar11

    Tymoshenko: Ukraine a ‘Corruption Conglomerate’

    Ukraine’s vehement former prime minister, Yulia Tymoshenko, says the leaders who came to power in the wake of 2014’s bloody upheavals is stifling the country by tolerating corruption …read more Source: ABC...

    Tymoshenko: Ukraine a ‘corruption conglomerate’
    Mar11

    Tymoshenko: Ukraine a ‘corruption conglomerate’

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    Captured Ukrainian military pilot who flipped off Russian judge ends hunger strike with drink of water
    Mar11

    Captured Ukrainian military pilot who flipped off Russian judge ends hunger strike with drink of water

    But she may have done so after falling for a trick by Russian intelligence agencies, her lawyer, Mark Feygin, later said …read more Source: Vancouver...

    UGCC leaders:  ‘Pope Francis  heard us’
    Mar11

    UGCC leaders: ‘Pope Francis heard us’

    ROME – “We came to reaffirm our communion with the holy father and to ask for his help for the suffering people of Ukraine during the Jubilee Year of Mercy,” Patriarch Sviatoslav of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church stated on March 5. “And the holy father heard us.” In Rome on the eve of the 70th […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    A lost year for Russia
    Mar11

    A lost year for Russia

    Russia has lost a year sinking into its economic degradation, dragging its feet over the withdrawal from the occupied territories in eastern Ukraine, and stepping into the quagmire of the Syrian chaotic war. It is the dubious ceasefire in Syria that keeps Russia in the focus of global media attention these days, as if the […] …read more...