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    Nearly 1,600 detained in protests across Russia
    May06

    Nearly 1,600 detained in protests across Russia

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained along with nearly 1,600 of his supporters yesterday during nationwide rallies against Vladimir Putin as police and paramilitary activists used force to break up rallies in Moscow and Saint Petersburg.Riot police beat protesters with truncheons, dragged them along the ground and threw them into...

    Kvitova battles past Buzarnescu to win first Prague title
    May05

    Kvitova battles past Buzarnescu to win first Prague title

    Petra Kvitova won her third title of the year as she fought back from a set down to beat Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu 4-6 6-2 6-3 in the Prague Open final yesterday. The Czech second seed got off to a flying start and took a 4-1 lead in the opening set but Buzarnescu battled back to break Kvitova’s dominance, winning the next five games to...

    World: How Trump’s fixer built a shadowy business empire
    May05

    World: How Trump’s fixer built a shadowy business empire

    NEW YORK — He was a personal-injury lawyer who often worked out of taxi offices scattered around New York City. Before he joined the Trump Organization and became Trump’s lawyer and fixer, Michael D. Cohen was a hard-edge personal-injury attorney and businessman. Now a significant portion of his quarter-century business record is under the...

    Putin opponents protest across Russia before his inauguration
    May05

    Putin opponents protest across Russia before his inauguration

    * Putin won landslide re-election in March * Is due to be inaugurated for a fourth term on Monday * Opponents liken him to an autocratic Tsar * Supporters laud him as father of the nation Critics of Vladimir Putin took to the streets of Russia on Saturday ahead of his inauguration for a fourth presidential term to register their opposition to...

    At Anti-Putin Protests, Russian Police Detain Over 1,000 People: Rights Monitor
    May05

    At Anti-Putin Protests, Russian Police Detain Over 1,000 People: Rights Monitor

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and more than 1,000 anti-Kremlin activists were detained by police on Saturday during street protests against Vladimir Putin ahead of his inauguration for a fourth term as president. Navalny had called for demonstrations in more than 90 towns and cities across Russia against what he says is Putin’s...

    Russia’s Opposition Leader, Navalny Detained With Supporters
    May05

    Russia’s Opposition Leader, Navalny Detained With Supporters

    Russian police officers detain a protester during an unauthorized anti-Putin rally called by opposition leader Alexei Navalny on May 5, 2018 in Moscow, two days ahead of Vladimir Putin’s inauguration for a fourth Kremlin term. Vasily MAXIMOV / AFP Russian opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, was detained along with more than a thousand of his...

    Police in Russia detain opposition leader, activists before Putin’s inauguration
    May05

    Police in Russia detain opposition leader, activists before Putin’s inauguration

    MOSCOW: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and hundreds of anti-Kremlin activists were detained by police on Saturday during street protests against Vladimir Putin ahead of his inauguration for a fourth presidential term. Navalny had called for people to take to the streets in more than 90 towns and cities across the world’s largest...

    Prague Open: Petra Kvitova battles past Mihaela Buzarnescu to win third title of 2018
    May05

    Prague Open: Petra Kvitova battles past Mihaela Buzarnescu to win third title of 2018

    Petra Kvitova won her third title of the year as she fought back from a set down to beat Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu 4-6 6-2 6-3 in the Prague Open final on Saturday. The Czech second seed got off to a flying start and took a 4-1 lead in the opening set but Buzarnescu battled back to break Kvitova’s dominance, winning the next five games to...

    US Bolsters Naval Presence in Atlantic in Response to Russia
    May05

    US Bolsters Naval Presence in Atlantic in Response to Russia

    The U.S. Navy is reinforcing its presence in the Atlantic Ocean with the resurrection of a naval command in response to increasing assertiveness by Russia’s military. The Pentagon announced Friday the Navy was re-establishing the 2nd Fleet, almost seven years after it was disbanded for cost-savings and organizational reasons. “This is...

    Russian protest leader Navalny detained at anti-Putin rally
    May05

    Russian protest leader Navalny detained at anti-Putin rally

    Russian police detain opposition leader Alexei Navalny during an unsanctioned anti-Putin rally on Saturday.(AFP pic) MOSCOW: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained on Saturday at an unsanctioned rally in central Moscow, two days ahead of Vladimir Putin’s inauguration for a fourth Kremlin term. The 41-year-old protest leader...