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    Sesil Karatantcheva wins Tokyo tennis tournament qualification match
    Sep19

    Sesil Karatantcheva wins Tokyo tennis tournament qualification match

    Sesil Karatantcheva has started with a win her participation in the qualifications of the tennis tournament in Tokyo with a prize fund worth 1 million US dollars. She beat Kyoka Okamura of Japan 6:3, 6:4. In the next round she plays versus Olga Savchuk of Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio...

    Ukraine launches probe after Putin and Berlusconi allegedly quaff US$100,000 bottle of centuries-old wine
    Sep19

    Ukraine launches probe after Putin and Berlusconi allegedly quaff US$100,000 bottle of centuries-old wine

    Ukraine has launched a criminal probe into wine-tasting by Russian President Vladimir Putin and ex-Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi after they allegedly quaffed a US$100,000 bottle of centuries-old wine in Crimea, prosecutors said. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Putin, Berlusconi in Ukraine probe for drinking Crimea wine
    Sep19

    Putin, Berlusconi in Ukraine probe for drinking Crimea wine

    Ukrainian prosecutors are preparing charges against the director of a winery in Russian-occupied Crimea for allegedly uncorking a 240-year-old bottle for Russian President Vladimir Putin and former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Poroshenko Removes European Reporters From Ban List
    Sep19

    Poroshenko Removes European Reporters From Ban List

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed an order September 18 to revoke a ban on several journalists of British, Spanish and German citizenship. The journalists include BBC correspondent Steve Ros …read more Source: Big News...

    Putin and Berlusconi under fire for Crimea wine tasting
    Sep19

    Putin and Berlusconi under fire for Crimea wine tasting

    KIEV (AFP) – Ukraine has launched a criminal probe into wine-tasting by Russian President Vladimir Putin and ex-Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi after they allegedly quaffed a $100,000 bottle of centuries-old wine in Crimea, prosecutors said Saturday.The Kremlin strongman and the disgraced billionaire reportedly cracked open a bottle of...

    US defense official arrives in Azerbaijan
    Sep19

    US defense official arrives in Azerbaijan

    The US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia Evelyn Farkas arrived in Baku, the US embassy in Azerbaijan told Trend Sept. 18. …read more Source:...

    Serzh Sargsyan attends opening of Armenia Expo 2015
    Sep19

    Serzh Sargsyan attends opening of Armenia Expo 2015

    President Serzh Sargsyan attended today the opening of the annual Armenia Expo 2015 exhibition which was held at the Yerevan Expo Center of Yerevan Scientific Research Institute of Mathematical Machines CJSC. For already 15 years, this regional universal trade-industrial exhibition has been uniting the largest domestic manufacturers (more than...

    Sweden could join NATO if Russia’s aggression persists
    Sep19

    Sweden could join NATO if Russia’s aggression persists

    Moscow’s bellicose behavior in Ukraine and the Baltic region has triggered a debate about NATO membership in Sweden. While joining the alliance is unlikely anytime soon, Swedes are clearly reassessing their options. The sentiment of traditionally nonaligned Swedes toward applying for NATO membership has undergone a notable shift within the...

    Putin, Berlusconi and the 240-year-old bottle of wine
    Sep19

    Putin, Berlusconi and the 240-year-old bottle of wine

    A bottle of 1775 Jeres de la Frontera was brought to Crimea by Count Mikhail Vorontsov during the reign of Catherine the Great. It was worth an estimated €80,000. On Friday, Vladimir Putin and Silvio Berlusconi were accused of drinking it. The Russian president was showing his friend and former Italian prime minister round the Massandra winery in...

    Deutsche Bank to trim business in Russia
    Sep19

    Deutsche Bank to trim business in Russia

    Germany’s biggest bank has announced it would close its onshore corporate banking and securities business in Russia amid a strategy change aimed at reducing complexity, costs, risks and capital consumption. Deutsche Bank said in a statement released Friday that its Russian Corporate Finance and Markets businesses would now operate from...