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    Olympic athlete calls for all sports to be investigated
    Nov19

    Olympic athlete calls for all sports to be investigated

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The easy part was shutting down Russia’s anti-doping agency until further notice.The hard part for the World Anti-Doping Agency was, well, everything else.WADA’s top policymaking board handed down a declaration of noncompliance to Russia’s anti-doping agency Wednesday, in a much-expected rebuke for...

    East Europeans Fear Russia Diplomatic Thaw After Paris Attacks
    Nov19

    East Europeans Fear Russia Diplomatic Thaw After Paris Attacks

    With signs growing of a thaw between Moscow and Western capitals after the Paris attacks, some of Russia’s neighbors fear that European resolve to keep up economic sanctions and military pressure over the Ukraine crisis may be waning. Alarmed by Russia’s seizure of Crimea last year and support for pro-Kremlin rebels in eastern...

    World unites after Islamic State terror but strikes may backfire
    Nov19

    World unites after Islamic State terror but strikes may backfire

    PARIS: The spate of Islamic State terror attacks has brought France and Russia together and raised hopes of a united political effort to resolve the Syria conflict, but experts question the logic of more air strikes. In the wake of the brutal attacks in France and the downing of a Russian passenger jet over Egypt last month, Paris and Moscow are...

    WADA suspends Russian anti-doping agency
    Nov18

    WADA suspends Russian anti-doping agency

    Colorado Springs (AFP) – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Wednesday suspended Russia’s national anti-doping body (RUSADA) with immediate effect after ruling it non-compliant with the global body’s strict code.WADA official Rene Bouchard said a Compliance Review Committee was “unanimous in its view that RUSADA should be...

    Polish Minister: Europe Looking for ‘Any Good Excuse’ to Ease Pressure on Russia
    Nov18

    Polish Minister: Europe Looking for ‘Any Good Excuse’ to Ease Pressure on Russia

    Eastern European leaders are expressing concerns that Western officials will overlook Russia’s ongoing support to separatists in Ukraine amid efforts to partner with Moscow against the Islamic State terrorist group, Reuters reports. France President Francois Hollande has called on the United States, Russia, and other Western nations to set...

    News24.com | Russia to ban food imports from Ukraine
    Nov18

    News24.com | Russia to ban food imports from Ukraine

    Moscow will ban food imports from neighbouring Ukraine starting on January 1, Russia’s economic development minister says. …read more Source:...

    ‘Russian food ban would cost Ukraine $600m next year’
    Nov18

    ‘Russian food ban would cost Ukraine $600m next year’

    KIEV: Ukraine said on Wednesday it expects to lose some $600 million next year as a result of a food trade ban which Russia has threatened to introduce from January 1st. Speaking at a government meeting, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said he expected a free trade agreement between his country and the European Union to enter force...

    Russian food ban would cost Ukraine $600 mln next year: PM (AFP)
    Nov18

    Russian food ban would cost Ukraine $600 mln next year: PM (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine said Wednesday it expects to lose some $600 million next year as a result of a food trade ban which Russia has threatened to introduce from January 1st. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia to ban food imports from Ukraine; Kiev expects embargo will cost upwards of $600M
    Nov18

    Russia to ban food imports from Ukraine; Kiev expects embargo will cost upwards of $600M

    Russia said it will ban food imports from Ukraine starting in 2016 as the neighboring nations remain at odds following Kiev’s decision to adopt Western-imposed sanctions of its own. Alexei Ulyukayev, Russia’s minister of economics, confirmed plans to implement the ban beginning next year, Kremlin-run media reported Wednesday....

    Old-school-tie brigade in knots over Russia | Letters
    Nov18

    Old-school-tie brigade in knots over Russia | Letters

    Your report on Vladimir Putin’s progress from pariah to powerbroker (Putin has been taken off the menu and returned to the top table, 18 November) reminds me of previous instances where reactionary toffs let their prejudices over Russia cloud their judgment. For example, the old-school-tie brigade viewed the prospect of an alliance with the...