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    Fury slightly heavier than Klitschko ahead of bout
    Nov27

    Fury slightly heavier than Klitschko ahead of bout

    ESSEN, Germany (AP) — Tyson Fury will hold a slight weight advantage over Wladimir Klitschko when he takes on the Ukrainian for his heavyweight titles in Duesseldorf on Saturday night.The undefeated British fighter (24 wins, 18 KOs) weighed in at 112 kilograms (247 pounds), while Klitschko came in at 111.5 kilos (246 pounds) on Friday.The...

    Turkey and Russia: Erdogan’s and Putin’s Dangerous Gambit
    Nov27

    Turkey and Russia: Erdogan’s and Putin’s Dangerous Gambit

    Russian SU-24 jet disintegrates in midair after being struck by a Sidewinder missile from a Turkish F-16 fighter. Photo courtesy Iran Press TV On November 24, 2015, A Turkish F-16 fighter used a sidewinder air to air missile to shoot down a Russian SU-24 fighter bomber for straying into Turkish airspace over Hatay province. The pilot, Lt. Col....

    Putin: Russian president refuses contacts with Erdogan as Turkey not ready to apologise – Kremlin aide
    Nov27

    Putin: Russian president refuses contacts with Erdogan as Turkey not ready to apologise – Kremlin aide

    "We see Turkey's unwillingness to simply apologise for the incident with the plane," Ushakov told reporters when asked why Putin has refused to talk with Erdogan. Russian President Vladimir Putin has refused to contact Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan because Ankara does not want to apologise for the downing of a Russian warplane,...

    Fury slightly heavier than Klitschko ahead of bout
    Nov27

    Fury slightly heavier than Klitschko ahead of bout

    ESSEN, Germany (AP) — Tyson Fury will hold a slight weight advantage over Wladimir Klitschko when he takes on the Ukrainian for his heavyweight titles in Duesseldorf on Saturday night. …read more Source: U.S....

    Estonia, 9 other nations ask EC to scrutinize Nord Stream gas extension
    Nov27

    Estonia, 9 other nations ask EC to scrutinize Nord Stream gas extension

    Russia’s plan to extend its gas link Nord Stream that helps to bypass traditional transit routes through Ukraine and other Eastern European countries, is not in EU’s interests, 10 European nations, Estonia among them, said in a letter to the European Commission. …read more Source:...

    Ten countries including Bulgaria call against expansion of Nord Stream
    Nov27

    Ten countries including Bulgaria call against expansion of Nord Stream

    Ten EU Member States, including Bulgaria, have raised voices against Russia’s plans to expand the Nord Stream gas pipeline to Germany. They have sent a letter to the European Commission reading the project was against EU’s interests and could further destabilize Ukraine. The letter calls for the project to be subjected to detailed...

    Russia-Ukraine spat flares as Moscow cuts coal supplies to Kiev
    Nov27

    Russia-Ukraine spat flares as Moscow cuts coal supplies to Kiev

    Ukraine depends on coal to fulfill around 44 percent of its power needs. Nuclear energy makes up about the same proportion. …read more Source:...

    Central, eastern Europe protest Russian gas pipeline project
    Nov27

    Central, eastern Europe protest Russian gas pipeline project

    PRAGUE (AP) — Slovakia’s economy minister says his country will join forces with other Central and Eastern members of the European Union to protest a recent deal to expand a pipeline that delivers natural gas directly from Russia to Germany.The plan, known as Nord Stream 2, already received angry reactions from some, including Ukraine and...

    Central, eastern Europe protest Russian gas pipeline project
    Nov27

    Central, eastern Europe protest Russian gas pipeline project

    PRAGUE (AP) — Slovakia’s economy minister says his country will join forces with other Central and Eastern members of the European Union to protest a recent deal to expand a pipeline that delivers natural gas directly from Russia to Germany. The plan, known as Nord Stream 2, already received angry reactions from some, including Ukraine and...

    Russia seeks economic revenge against Turkey over jet
    Nov27

    Russia seeks economic revenge against Turkey over jet

    Russia threatened economic retaliation against Turkey on Thursday and said it was still awaiting a reasonable explanation for the shooting down of its warplane, but Turkey dismissed the threats as “emotional” and “unfitting.” In an escalating war of words, President Tayyip Erdogan responded to Russian accusations that Turkey has been buying oil...