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    Sharapova starts to count cost of failed drug test, likely ban
    Mar08

    Sharapova starts to count cost of failed drug test, likely ban

    Mar 7, 2016; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Maria Sharapova arrives for a press conference announcing a failed drug test after the Australian Open during a press conference today at The LA Hotel Downtown. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer said on Tuesday it was severing ties with Maria Sharapova as the...

    Ukrainians Picket Russian Embassy Over Jailed Pilot
    Mar08

    Ukrainians Picket Russian Embassy Over Jailed Pilot

    Hundreds of angry Ukrainians picketed Moscow’s embassy in Kiev today as global calls grew for a hunger-striking helicopter pilot’s release and return from Russia. …read more Source:...

    Finland environment nuclear pollution causes emergency
    Mar08

    Finland environment nuclear pollution causes emergency

    HELSINKI, March 8, 2016 (AFP) – Finnish authorities are investigating a mysterious highly exceptional spike in levels of radioactive caesium-137 detected over Helsinki, officials said Tuesday.Nuclear safety regulator STUK said that while the radioactive surge last week posed no danger to human health, it was keen to get to the bottom of the...

    EU Lawmakers Demand Sanctions On Putin, 28 Others Over Savchenko
    Mar08

    EU Lawmakers Demand Sanctions On Putin, 28 Others Over Savchenko

    Members of the European Parliament have urged EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini to impose personal sanctions against Russian President Vladimir Putin and 28 other individuals over the “illegal” treatment of Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian ‘Former Fascist’ Who Fought With Separatists Says Moscow Unleashed, Orchestrated Ukraine War
    Mar08

    Russian ‘Former Fascist’ Who Fought With Separatists Says Moscow Unleashed, Orchestrated Ukraine War

    An extreme Russian nationalist who fought alongside separatists in eastern Ukraine says it is clear that Moscow has orchestrated the war, despite the Kremlin’s claims to the contrary. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian protesters demand that Russia release Savchenko
    Mar08

    Ukrainian protesters demand that Russia release Savchenko

    A few hundred people marched to the Russian Embassy in Kyiv on Tuesday to demand that Russia free Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, whose cause also was taken up by the U.S. vice-president and supporters elsewhere. …read more Source: CTV...

    Netherlands ‘has all US information’ on MH17 — Investigator
    Mar08

    Netherlands ‘has all US information’ on MH17 — Investigator

    BUNNIK, Netherlands: The Netherlands has received “all available information from the United States” for the inquiry into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine nearly two years ago, the chief investigator said Monday. The announcement came after a meeting between investigators and relatives of the victims who were...

    The Pentagon’s secret foreign aid budget
    Mar08

    The Pentagon’s secret foreign aid budget

    Last month, the Obama administration released its 2017 budget proposal, including thousands of pages on the nearly $600 billion request for the Pentagon. That money is earmarked for a wide array of projects—$1.8 billion in procurement of equipment for the Special Operations Command, for instance, and $1.2 billion for the chemical and biological...

    Peters: Farmers should sell milk to Russia
    Mar08

    Peters: Farmers should sell milk to Russia

    The NZ First leader has criticised Prime Minister John Key in Parliament for the Government’s support for sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source:...

    Union of Armenians of Ukraine bestows medals upon famous Polish politicians
    Mar08

    Union of Armenians of Ukraine bestows medals upon famous Polish politicians

    …read more Source: NEWS.am