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    Ukraine bars top Russian boxer from championships over Crimea visit
    Jun15

    Ukraine bars top Russian boxer from championships over Crimea visit

    Ukraine has banned top Russian boxer Georgy Kushitashvili from entering the country for the European Boxing Championships because he had visited Crimea, Ukrainian and Russian officials said on June 14. Reports Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Kushitashvili was one of nine … …read more Source:...

    CIA Closely Monitored Ukraine in 2014 – Putin
    Jun15

    CIA Closely Monitored Ukraine in 2014 – Putin

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) closely monitored Ukraine in 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with US filmmaker Oliver Stone. “The CIA watched it [Ukraine] very closely. All you need is to look at how the events unfolded. After [then Ukrainian President Viktor] Yanukovych announced that...

    Putin Vows to Defend Crimea With All Possible Means
    Jun15

    Putin Vows to Defend Crimea With All Possible Means

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Russia in case of a threat to Crimea will defend it with all available means, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. “After Crimea became a fully-fledged part of the Russian Federation, our attitude to this territory radically changed. And if we see a threat to our territory — and the Crimea is our territory — we, like any...

    Senate backs sanctions on Russia over US election hacking
    Jun15

    Senate backs sanctions on Russia over US election hacking

    WASHINGTON: The US Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to punish Russia over its alleged election meddling, passing a bill that would bar President Donald Trump from unilaterally easing existing sanctions on Moscow. The vote at a time of high tension in Washington over the Russia scandal was 97-2. The proposal was included in an amendment that...

    Ukraine Bars Top Russian Boxer From Championship Match Over Crimea Visit
    Jun15

    Ukraine Bars Top Russian Boxer From Championship Match Over Crimea Visit

    Ukraine has banned top Russian boxer Georgy Kushitashvili from entering the country for the European Boxing Championships because he had visited Crimea, Ukrainian and Russian officials said on June 14. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Parliament, Council of EU Agree on New Trade Preferences for Ukraine
    Jun15

    EU Parliament, Council of EU Agree on New Trade Preferences for Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Sputnik) – The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union reached an agreement on proposals of the European Commission to introduce additional trade preferences for Ukraine, but this is not to be their final act of approval, a European Commission spokesperson told RIA Novosti. “The European Parliament and the Council...

    Senate backs sanctions on Russia over US election hacking
    Jun15

    Senate backs sanctions on Russia over US election hacking

    WASHINGTON: The US Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to punish Russia over its alleged election meddling, passing a bill that would bar President Donald Trump from unilaterally easing existing sanctions on Moscow. The vote at a time of high tension in Washington over the Russia scandal was 97-2. The proposal was included in an amendment that...

    The ‘Global Order’ Myth
    Jun15

    The ‘Global Order’ Myth

    During the Age of Trump, Year One, a single word has emerged to capture the essence of the prevailing cultural mood: resistance. Words matter, and the prominence of this particular term illuminates the moment in which we find ourselves. All presidents, regardless of party or program, face criticism and opposition. Citizens disinclined to support...

    Jazzahead! Report III: The best from the rest of the world
    Jun15

    Jazzahead! Report III: The best from the rest of the world

    My previous two posts took into account hours and hours of shows that I saw earlier this year at jazzahead! in Bremen, Germany, covering the Finnish and German components of that event’s festival series. But the three-day event in late April, which I attended as a guest of Germany’s Federal Foreign Office and Initiative Musik...

    A factory in eastern Ukraine powers on as divisions deepen
    Jun15

    A factory in eastern Ukraine powers on as divisions deepen

    Avdiivka Coke Plant is keeping the fires burning amid conflict between Kiev and separatists …read more Source: The Irish...